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garbage picker

garbage picker  n.— «Because of his size and strength, players who can recover rebounds and put them in the back of the net are affectionately known as “garbage pickers.” So, were those garbage goals?» —“Draft prospect Wilson eyes a...

draftnik

draftnik  n.— «The 1970s saw the rise of a small but fervent wave of writers, known to many as draftniks.» —“No formula for becoming an NFL draft expert” by Childs Walker Baltimore Sun (Maryland) Apr. 22...

trowel fodder

trowel fodder  n.— «I have been working in a commercial archaeology company as basic trowel fodder for a year and have now been given the task of writing the small finds report from my first site.» —“Draft layout for a small finds...

vomit draft

vomit draft  n.— «Later, reading her typed notes, I was embarrassed that I had subjected her to what I thought of as a “vomit draft,” from which I hoped to build a narrative one day.» —by Ved Mehta All For...

vomit draft

vomit draft n. the first rough version of a piece of writing. Editorial Note: So-called because the words pour onto the page unhindered and unrefined. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

vomit draft

vomit draft  n.— «In one of countless references to himself, he describes how he wrote a 714-page “vomit draft” of the book in the last three months of last year. Even at half that length in its final form, the book is a trifle...