TagDouble-Tongued Dictionary

gastropub

gastropub  n.— «If “gastropub” is the price we have to pay for bar chefs (real ones, not bartenders with access to blenders) to take their pub grub seriously, then so be it.» —“No Pretension, Just Beer and a...

laser dazzler

laser dazzler  n.— «The Chinese-made ZM-87 is perhaps the best known of these blinding weapons, also known as laser dazzlers. It was designed to foil night-vision equipment and burn the retinas of enemy troops and has an effective range of...

visquene

visquene  n.— «A crew installing new water and electrical lines at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens uncovered the leg wrapped in heavy plastic or a material commonly referred to as visquene.» —“Experts to look at severed leg” by...

skoyc

skoyc  n.— «“Skoyc” (meaning soft kiss on your cheek) was last week’s pet peeve accronym.» —“Online stupidity” by redhotlips A little one’s journey (Montreal, Can.) Dec. 6, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued...

cuffing and stuffing

cuffing and stuffing  v.— «We’re a white-collar unit—paper crimes, fraud, embezzlement. The old cuffing-and-stuffing routine doesn’t come to us very much.» —“Club owner’s sense of something off-key led to the arrest of rock-star...

cuffing and stuffing

cuffing and stuffing  v.— «The days of cuffing and stuffing criminals in jail are long gone. The role of police officers has been broadened to include the title of educator.» —“DARE Lessons Worth It; Kids Remember” Palm...

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