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libel chill

libel chill  n.— «The Liberal party announced later there would be no apology. “This is what is known as ‘libel chill”—using the threat of a libel suit to remove an issue from where it should be rightfully debated: before the...

Busharraf

Busharraf  n.— «Polls showed Musharraf’s popularity was in free fall at 15 per cent. Some 64 per cent of Pakistanis said they viewed the president’s backers in Washington as “the single biggest threat” to the nation. And people...

poop butt

poop butt  n.— «The most severe threat to any adolescent drug user is the “snitch,” or the “loud mouth poop butt.” Anyone perceived as a potential informer will be isolated from the mainstream of adolescent drug use...

BOG

BOG  n.— «Law enforcement agencies have begun focusing on what they say is a greater threat—small, anonymous groups of disaffected men who radicalize one another and turn to violence.…Known among counter-terrorism officials as BOGs...

GOG

GOG  n.— «Law enforcement agencies have begun focusing on what they say is a greater threat—small, anonymous groups of disaffected men who radicalize one another and turn to violence.…Known among counter-terrorism officials as BOGs...

soup-spitter

soup-spitter  n.— «He said Family Court officials are now differentiating between youths who committed what would be considered felonies in adult court and so-called “soup-spitters”—a term for defiant youths who make their parents or...