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damming warrant

damming warrant  n.— «Napolitano said a practice known as “damming warrants” has resulted in the state seizing $15 million in the last year from 12,400 wire transfers. The name comes from the procedure which allows state...

plewd

plewd  n.— «Mort Walker of “Beetle Bailey” fame invented a cartoon vocabulary called Symbolia that we cartoonists make use of from time to time.…Plewds—the sweat droplets that appear around a character’s head when...

grawlix

grawlix  n.— «Mort Walker of “Beetle Bailey” fame invented a cartoon vocabulary called Symbolia that we cartoonists make use of from time to time. According to Mr. Walker, that little set of typographical symbols that stand for...

briffit

briffit  n.— «Mort Walker of “Beetle Bailey” fame invented a cartoon vocabulary called Symbolia that we cartoonists make use of from time to time.…Briffit—the cloud of dust that appears when a comic character is running...

hundred-dollar hamburger

hundred-dollar hamburger  n.— «One day Mascaro may have the controls as a group of those tenants fly off for a “$100 hamburger,” the term for flying to an outlying airport, such as Sedona or Payson, for lunch.» —“Airport’s...

bodgy

bodgy
 adj.— «They drive across Western Australia in a bodgy (beat-up) car.» —“Wolf Creek” by Richard Nilsen Arizona Republic (Phoeniz) Dec. 23, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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