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ham fat musician

ham fat musician  n.— «He went from being a “ham fat” musician (a term for amateur players in reference to young trombonists greasing their slides with lard) to a professional.» —“Remembering legendary Danny Barker” by...

shit the bed

shit the bed  v. phr.— Note: Used in professional wrestling to mean “have stage fright” or “to be unable to go through with a plan.” «A: It is the total package, yes. It is the charisma. It the ability to take the...

four-spotting

four-spotting  n.— «Like most professional golfers, Lowery has suffered through his own trail of lament.…There was losing his TOUR card and the two years of surviving the vagaries of Monday qualifying, “four-spotting” as...

frolleague

frolleague  n.— «LinkedIn claimed 47% of the UK’s web users are mixing their social and professional lives by accepting networking invitations from “frolleagues”—colleagues who send friendship requests.» —“LinkedIn warns...

unconference

unconference  n.— «Unconferences are gaining popularity in the high-tech community as self-organizing forums for idea sharing, networking, learning, speaking, demonstrating, and generally interacting with other geeks. The unconference...

parachurch

parachurch  adj.— «hese factors are driving evangelical leaders into the arms of fellowship groups that exist outside the churches, often called “parachurch” organizations. The shift began in the 1950s, but it grew dramatically...