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golden gut

golden gut  n.— «The job of a network executive has never been easy. Picking a hit is a tall order even for someone with what the industry likes to call a “golden gut”—a knack for sniffing out what’s likely to sell.» —“NBC...

freetard

freetard  n.—Gloss: A derogatory nickname for person who believes that software, television, movies, or other digital media should be available at no cost. «It’s not just the Internet’s so-called freetards who are criticizing the movie...

screenseller

screenseller  n.— «Yes24, an online bookstore, said the original novel on which the film “The Reader” is based, published in 1995 by German author Bernhard Schlink, saw an average of 19 copies sold monthly since the book was first...

revolver

revolver  n.— «They also have an $80 million revolving line of credit (the industry calls this a “revolver”) that is undrawn.» —“Petrobank Energy – Company Report by Keith Schaefer, www.oilandgas-investments.com” by...

REO

REO  n.— «R.E.O. is industry lingo for “Real Estate Owned,” the term that bankers assign to homes they have taken in a foreclosure. Reomac is the industry group that serves the mortgage default trade, specializing in selling the busted-up...

raycation

raycation  n.— «We’ve grown used to the word “staycation” but what about a “raycation”? That’s the term Huntingdon County is looking to bank on. The term was coined by the county’s visitors bureau. The county’s...