Posted: Nov 10, 2017 10:51 am
by Cito di Pense
zulumoose wrote:
nonce - Wiktionary
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/nonce
Noun. nonce (plural nonces) (Britain, slang, pejorative) A sex offender, especially one who is guilty of sexual offences against children. That bloke who lives at number 53 is a nonce!


Wow, even Wiki knows where he lives!


That's where he lives... for the nonce (for the present). It's a fairly old construction, but not yet archaic.