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FSBO

FSBO  n.— «There, at 29 Tiffany Place, inside apartment 6L, is a family daring to make a go of selling their apartment without the aid of a seller’s real estate broker—a move known in the parlance as a For Sale By Owner listing (or FSBO...

farmer

farmer  n.— «In game parlance, the term “farmer” is used to mean anyone who goes out and repeatedly kills the same creatures in the same spot in the game so they can potentially loot a valuable, random item that drops and sell it for a lot...

blackeye

blackeye  n.— «I’m not sure what it’s called in the true Italian coffee parlance, but I know it as a blackeye. It’s a large coffee with two shots of espresso.» —“It feels like somebody put something, somebody put something in my...

dead-set moral

dead-set moral  n.— «One Victoria Derby day he had $200,000 on a dead-set moral (racing parlance for a certain winner) in the first race at $1.90 and it got beaten.» —“Tall tales and true” Australian (Sydney) Dec...

headsy

headsy  adj.— «In coaching parlance, Scott was “headsy,” Drummer said. “He could see the court, understand what’s going on, and take advantage of what opportunities the other team is giving you.”» —“A teen, his...

pancake

pancake  n.— «They are called “pancake blocks” or simply “pancakes,” in the parlance of offensive linemen, who live (and love) to execute them by flattening an opponent.» —“BC’s Beekman plans to serve up...

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