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Palestinian hanging

Palestinian hanging  n.— «The Associated Press quoted an expert who described the position in which Jamadi died as a form of torture known as “Palestinian hanging,” in which a prisoner whose hands are secured behind his back is suspended...

sack dance

sack dance n. (originally) in American football, a showy celebratory dance performed after the take-down of a ball-carrying quarterback; (hence) especially in competitive events, demonstrative movements or gestures by a person in a (self-perceived)...

office wife

office wife n. a female secretary or executive assistant; a female worker devoted to a powerful man to whom she is not married, especially a man in a hierarchically superior position; a female coworker who is a friend. Also office spouse, work wife...

pooch punt

pooch punt  n.— «Hayes is instructed to “pooch punt” inside the 20, setting up ill-field position for the opponent.» —“Special Teams Make a Splash For Redskins” by Gary Pomerantz Washinton Post Oct. 7...

colour test

colour test  n.— «We were also supposed to be able to identify, when ordered to do so by a boy in a position of authority, members of staff, their subjects, classrooms, wives, children, addresses and even, where appropriate, their pets. On...

Oklahoma

Oklahoma  n.— «The fans’ favorites included the “hamburger” drills, or “Oklahomas,” as they were called in some camps. Those maneuvers involved setting up a couple of blocking dummies on the ground, confining the...