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dry drunk

dry drunk  n.— «A non-alcoholic drunk—a person intoxicated with his own abstiencne—was described here yesterday at a medical meeting.—Dr. Curtis T. Prout labeled such a person a “dry drunk.”—The “dry drunk” was...

d.n.f

d.n.f
 adj.— «[boat-racing scores:] D.G. Millar, d.n.f.» —“Race Week Starts at Larchmont Y.C.” by James Robbins New York Times July 29, 1943. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

politicide

politicide  n.— «Rabbi Alexand M. Schindler…said that the Arab and third-world nations voting for the resolution “made a fateful and ominous decision to take the road of rhetoric, politicide and bigotry rather than the road of...

water boarding

water boarding  n.— «In the case of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, a high-level detainee who is believed to have helped plan the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, C.I.A. interrogators used graduated levels of force, including a technique known as...

thunder run

thunder run  n.— «The plan for the convoy had gone through a number of permutations. At first it was seen by planners as a show of strength, with preparations worthy of a major invasion, including tank support and air cover—a...

booth capturing

booth capturing  n.— «The general secretary of the Congress Party, Malik Mohiuddin, said the National Conference Party had destroyed “the very fiber of the democratic system in the country by its alleged large-scale rigging and booth...

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