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A person who is able to change their appearance, behavior, or attitudes, so as to be comfortable in any situation.‘a financial Zelig, he was the only man to advise all four of the major networks on deals in one year’
- ‘He felt he had to become a Zelig character, redefine himself to accommodate this new reality.’
1980s: from the name of Leonard Zelig, the chameleonic subject of Woody Allen's film Zelig (1983).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.