- 10 Questions - by: Terry Warshingtonshire - Updated on: 2006-11-01 - Developed on:
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High-maintenance From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia:In modern American slang, a person is described as high-maintenance if they require 'a lot of attention in order to function normally'. The slang definition of high-maintenance is most often used to describe a person who requires a lot of attention to his or her appearance. The term is not necessarily gender-specific, though it is often used to refer to attractive women.Examples of high-maintenance behaviour:Having frequent professional cosmetic consultations, such as hair-dressing and manicures Excessive vanity spending Attention craving Spending an hour in front of the mirror with a hair iron to flatten perfectly straight hair. Alternatively, the term can refer to someone who requires a high emotional investment from their romantic or familial partner. Also, someone who spends a substantial amount of money or time on their appearance could be referred to as high-maintenance.The term is not always considered derogatory, and some are self-proclaimed high-maintenance people.The antonym of high-maintenance is low-maintenance.
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The trouble with trends is that they can come and go within the blink of an eye. It's very easy to fall under the spell of a) hideous fads or b) out of date fads. If you suspect you might be a victim don't fret. This quiz will identify your weakness and help rectify your mistake.