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lowbuck

lowbuck  n.— «Once disgraced, now embraced, rat rods are becoming one of the hottest trends among backyard mechanics since the tail fin. Also called the primer job, lowbuck, or rat-a-billy, rat rods are used cars with attitude. They are...

geofence

geofence  n.— «The technology causing a stir is called “geofences,” and here’s how it might work: A struggling salesman veers off his route and slinks into a bar. Within moments, his boss knows he’s there. The bartender didn’t...

rat bike

rat bike  n.— «Keith Bennett, 27, an Englishman now living in Lawrenceville, will be gunning for his third “Rat Bike” trophy in four years. “Everyone votes on what they think is the worst bike there.”» —“The...

rat bike

rat bike
 n.— «My winter “rat” bike has started to do some peculiar things.» —“Lazy cylinder in CB360T” Usenet: rec.motorcycles Jan. 9, 1990. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

rat patrol

rat patrol  n.— «The soldiers were searching the desert for insurgents…”rat patrol” in military parlance…on June 21 when a roadside bomb exploded near their 5-ton armored vehicle.» —“Soldier buried amid...

rat hunter

rat hunter  n.— «Rat hunter. Delirium tremens patient who imagines he sees hundreds of rats.» —“Hospital Workers’ Slang and Jargon” by Hospital Workers in New York City. Also, Virginia and Arkansas. in New York...