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hully-gully

hully-gully  adj.— «They’d call it ball-hogging or trigger-happy basketball or a simple lack of patience. John Hutchcraft calls it a practice drill.…He’s heard words like “hully-gully” and “hogball” to...

knockoff button

knockoff button  n.— «The machines also lack what are commonly called knockoff buttons, a device common to actual slot machines in casinos which reset the game credits to zero, allowing the player to be reimbursed for any unused credits...

deadhead

deadhead  adj.— «Georgia has spent more than $75,000 on a diving-for-logs program.…The lack of interest has made environmentalists happy. They oppose the practice, called deadhead logging, over concerns that it stirs up too much...

geidh

geidh  adj.— «The Gaelic language has at least half a dozen words to describe homosexuals, varying from merely impolite to obscene. Such is the lack of a non-judgmental term for gay people that the BBC’s Gaelic radio service was recently...

monging

monging  n.— «Sunday face originally referred to a righteous or sanctimonious facial expression, worn at or after church, or just generally.…Now it is used in the UK to refer to an almost total lack of facial expression, typically on...

scatter band

scatter band  n.— «They’re known as a “scatter band” for their lack of formation.…“What happened was, we had a band director who was fired in 1963,” says Amit Aggarwal, who plays tenor sax. When a graduate student...