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pay lay

noun

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pay lip service to

verb

  • to pretend to obey or believe something, but to not do so in actuality.

    Last edited on Sep 09 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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pay off

verb

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payola

  • Money transferred directly from a band to a DJ, to bribe the DJ into playing their songs either on the radio or on a video channel.
    The DJ was fired for accepting Payola.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2003. Submitted by Matt F. from Mississauga, ON, Canada on Mar 02 2003.

  • money paid to radio stations in exchange for song airtime.
    • See more words with the same meaning: money.

    Last edited on Sep 27 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

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payout

verb

  • to pay slack out from a winch, to cut a person some slack.

    Last edited on Nov 18 2010. Submitted by shorewalker from Great Lakes Airport, Sagola, MI 49881, USA on Nov 18 2010.

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paywall

noun

  • a metaphorical "wall" that prevents access to content until payment is made.
    I stopped reading Wall Street Journal after they started using a paywall.

    Last edited on Sep 20 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 20 2012.

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PB

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PB and J

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PBS

  • acronym for "potential beaver shot".
    PBS at 2 o'clock!

    Last edited on Nov 07 2013. Submitted by Anonymous from FL, USA on Feb 06 2005.

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