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biological passport

biological passport  n.—Gloss: a continuous record of a professional bicyclist’s drug tests. «In an effort to rescue the sport’s prestige, the International Cycling Union plans to institute what is known as a “biological...

worked

worked  adj.— «At this point it is unsure if this is real or “worked” (a professional wrestling term meaning “scripted”) but all early indicators point to this event being a real life situation.» —“Wrestling...

smokestack chasing

smokestack chasing  n.— «After years of seeking new manufacturing outfits to fill empty plants—a practice known as “smokestack chasing”—towns have decided that their aim should be attracting technical and professional workers...

cut a promo on someone

cut a promo on someone  v. phr.—Gloss: in professional wrestling, to record a promotional video containing taunts and trash talk about an upcoming opponent. «The former Ravens teammates have engaged in a war of words recently—or, to use...

take someone’s legs off

take someone’s legs off  v. phr.— «At home the former professional golfer wants to build a multi-million pound indoor golf facility in the region—a project he tried to develop five years ago only to have his planning application rejected...

lobbycon

lobbycon  n.—Gloss: to attend the site of a professional conference, without enrolling or paying entrance fees, for the purpose of meeting with attendees in the site’s public spaces. Note: From lobby + conference. «Some of Silicon...

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