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snooker bill

snooker bill  n.— «Widely known as the “snooker bill,” the law was snuck past legislators in the closing hours of the 1994 session.» —“Support Of Veto Override Is A Matter Of Principle” in Tallahassee, Fla...

snooker clause

snooker clause n. an (undebated) provision or rider covertly attached to legislation, or such legislation itself. Also snooker bill. Etymological Note: From snooker ‘to place in an impossible position; to stymie,’ from tactics used in the billiards...

hy-style

hy-style  n.— «Rather than filling the empty area, the mall’s owner will tear down the building to erect a new wing that looks a lot like a mall-industry nemesis—the trendy lifestyle center.…Westfield has coined a name for the...

fumblerooski

fumblerooski n. in American football, a play in which the quarterback pretends to fumble and a teammate picks up the ball. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

fumblerooski

fumblerooski  n.— «The play is called the “fumblerooski.” Steinkuhler picked up a deliberate fumble by Gill and ran around left end for the score that made it 17-7 with a minute still to play in the first quarter...

fumblerooski

fumblerooski  n.— «Oklahoma’s second TD was a trick play—a “fumblerooski.” Quarterback Charles Thompson laid the ball on the ground and All-America guard Mark Hutson picked it up and ran 29 yards for the score.» —“It’s...

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