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heater

heater  n.— «Heater case: A crime that’s getting a lot of publicity. It means the pressure is on to solve it immediately, a k a “front burner.”» —“Chicago Speak” by Anne Keegan Chicago Tribune Dec. 22...

heater

heater  n.— «“The thing that I’m concerned about,” Echeles said, “is that this was the first ‘heater’ case for Judge Themis Karnezis.…” “What do you mean by a “heater’ case?” I asked. Echeles...

heater

heater n. a crime or criminal case that attracts a lot of (media) attention. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

heater

heater  n.— «Bernie Murray, head of the Felony Trial Division in the Cook County state’s attorney’s office, said that though the office handles more sexual assaults in economically depressed areas of the city, he understands when some...

metric shitload

metric shitload  n.— «I have bought a metric shitload (LV terminology) of stuff from LV over that past year and a half (at least a lot for me).» —“Re: Short Lord Valve (Willie) Story” by Thorny Usenet: alt.guitar...

wardrobing

wardrobing  n.— «Reports from south of the border say some U.S. retailers are using computer tracking to weed out habitual refunders, “wardrobers” (who buy clothes, wear them, then bring them back) and downright crooks...