Because, even as a kid, I was fascinated by the way people expressed themselves, it wasn't long before I came across a London derivative of London back-slang.
The term tempura is a derivative of the Portuguese tempuras, meaning Friday, the day on which Christians were forbidden to consume meat.
Foreign banks have a more sophisticated system for evaluating and pricing credit risks associated with derivative products.
The hull is a new design rather than a derivative of an older system.
They customarily provided a plan or plot summary of the new offering, a convention that made the repetitive and derivative nature of modern playwriting all the more obvious.
However, he is not a derivative imitator of classic Japanese cinema, but one of its original though sadly neglected film-makers.
For a musical about one the century's most original artists, there was a whole lot of derivative going on.
With gameplay more derivative of the Harlem Globetrotters than the NBA, players bust insane ankle-breaking moves to confuse and fake out opponents on their way to the hoop.
Instead, it is a mélange of mainstream-friendly comedy and storytelling on the theme of love - brutally honest and quite funny, if somewhat derivative .
Her name was a derivative of the French word for ‘friend’.