TagDouble-Tongued Dictionary

grantepreneur

grantepreneur  n.— «Higher taxes needed to finance such action lead to growth of the tax avoidance industry and to the phenomenon of the grantepreneur and the rent-seeking society.» —by Dermot McAleese in Trinity College...

grantepeneur

grantepeneur  n.— «The land that gaveus Brayonnes, reversing falls and poutine râpé now offers up another expression—grantepeneur. This is a person who is an expert at successfully applying for government-sponsored business...

first shirt

first shirt  n.— «The distribution, largely ramrodded by various squadron first sergeants—first shirts in Air Force parlance—has been a Barksdale tradition since the early 1980s and probably dates even earlier.» —“Barksdale continues...

bumper sniffer

bumper sniffer  n.— «Department of Public Safety officer Dub Gillum points out the left lane is for passing only by law, and the “bumper sniffer” is following too close and can get a ticket without having an accident...

Trinbagonian

Trinbagonian  n.— «When I’m done with the question of Afros in education and school, I doubt I’d have written many columns more upsetting to the Trinbagonian.» —“Sorrel source of endless fascination” by Lloyd...

joint

joint  n.— «After Mr. Summers came out of the house and hit Mr. Lane, witnesses told police they heard Mr. Lane tell Mr. Campbell to “Go get that joint,” a street term for a gun.» —“Man to testify against friend in Crofton...

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