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blockbuster

blockbuster  n.— «You can find one of the first new Greenstreets at 110th and Amsterdam in Morningside Heights. It occupies a long, wedge-shaped sidewalk extension along the southwest side of Amsterdam, widening from mid-block to occupy...

umbrella film

umbrella film  n.— «Traditionally blockbuster and sequel films, or as they are called in the industry “umbrella films,” are planned to make the majority of profit for a company. These films are usually released during summer...

orphan drug

orphan drug  n.— «Some of the most successful blockbuster drugs in the world treat diseases that most people have never heard of. They’re called orphan drugs, and the government doles out big tax breaks to companies that deliver them. Even...

Blockbuster edit

Blockbuster edit  n.— «Wal-Mart and Blockbuster, along with other of the nations largest retailers, won’t sell anything with an NC-17 (or anything that is unrated), and if they don’t stock your movie you may as well not bothered to have...

door buster

door buster  n.— «Chrysler Motors’ 2.4 annual percentage rate financing is a REAL blockbuster. And it’s a door buster, too, according to reports from Chrysler/ Plymouth and Dodge dealers nationwide. “We almost couldn’t handle the...

decleater

decleater  v.— «Todd Steele earned the team’s award as decleater of the week for his blocking. A decleater is knocking an opponent off his feet. He buried some Illinois defensive backs last week.» —“USC’s 248-Pound Todd Steele Is a...