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bagel

bagel  v.—Gloss: To score no points. Note: The noun “bagel” has long been used in tennis and other sports to mean “zero.” «As usual after a defeat, Venus was tight-lipped, offering platitudes but no explanation as...

shiprider

shiprider  n.— «It’s just one of many possible dilemmas facing an increasing number of private security companies who offer armed escorts—known in the industry as “shipriders”—from Somali pirates. The few companies that have...

wall-cross

wall-cross  v.— «Wells Fargo wanted to be among one of the first banks to get to the market before fund managers and investors became overwhelmed by the supply of stock. Being first also carried the risk that the offering could be too big...

Obamanomics

Obamanomics  n.— «The key for Republicans […] is to offer not only opposition to Obamanomics but alternatives as well—but those alternatives needs to sound like something other than the Bush agenda redux, or else there’s no point in...

full-pay

full-pay  n.— «Many colleges discount tuition an average of 30 to 40 percent. Still, by offering even a relatively small cut, colleges get students who pay a hefty price. “The full-pays are few and far between,” said Greg Eichhorn, the...

ATM offering

ATM offering  n.— «UAL registered earlier this month to sell as much as $200 million through a dribble. “We believe this program provides more flexibility” than a traditional follow-on, said United spokeswoman Jean Medina. The...