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school

verb

  • to strongly defeat during a competitive activity. Etymology: someone that was "schooled" has been "taken to school." That is, taught how to do something. And then they are badly beaten in the process.
    Man, we schooled that team!
    I got schooled playing tennis today.

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Mike K. from Temple City, CA, USA on Nov 04 1997.

verb - transitive

  • to be shown up badly during a competitive activity that requires some skill (tennis, darts, shooting pool, football, etc.) You have been "taken to school." You were taught how to do it, and got beaten badly in the process.
    I got schooled playing tennis today.

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Mike K. from Temple City, CA, USA on Nov 04 1997.

  • to tell a person about; to try and teach or educate a person about.
    Don't try to school me on music - I know all about it.
    Does he know I'm studying to be a mathematician? He was trying to school me on math yesterday.

    Last edited on May 11 2013. Submitted by Amanda F. from Dayton, OH, USA on Dec 30 1999.

  • to win at something by a large margin.
    Man, I really schooled your ass in paintball yesterday!

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Derrick P. from Edmonton, AB, Canada on Dec 16 2001.

  • to defeat someone by a large margin.
    I schooled you, man!

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Gordon M. from Vashon, WA, USA on Feb 24 2003.

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schoolboy

noun

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school of hard knocks

  • the metaphorical "school" of bad experiences.
    I'm a graduate of the school of hard knocks.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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schooner

noun

  • really big beer.
    Let's go get a couple schooners.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2003. Submitted by Laura from BC, Canada on Mar 03 2003.

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schpeel

  • to ask for money on-air during a membership drive. a sales pitch.
    During the membership drive, the DJs had to get on-air and schpeel.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by patty s. from Carbondale, CO, USA on Mar 19 2002.

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schtick

noun

  • spelling variant of "shtick".
                                                                                            

                                                                          

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    Citation from "Search Committee 1", The Office (US TV), Season 7 Episode 25 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 14 2009.

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schtonking

  • very good, excellent, cool, awesome.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Kurt B. on Jan 06 2006.

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schwacked

adjective

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schwag

  • Awesome; Badass; rocking to the extreme. The best thing since sliced bread.
    That new buddy Icon is totally Schwag.

    Last edited on Jun 14 2002. Submitted by Ryan H. from Columbus, GA, USA on Jun 14 2002.

adjective

  • of poor quality; displeasing.
    I'm not gonna drink your schwag beer when I can have a stout.
    That movie was schwag.
    • See more words with the same meaning: marijuana.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Sibel from Denver, CO, USA on Aug 07 1998.

noun

  • something of poor quality.
    I can't believe we wasted our money on that schwag.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Charles B. from Westminster, CO, USA on Jun 16 1999.

  • assorted free items. Often branded with a company logo and given away at trade fairs, etc.
    I got a load of great schwag at the conference.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Cherise from Portland, OR, USA on Nov 04 1999.

  • poor-quality marijuana. Contrast with "dank", "chronic".
    You have to smoke twice as much to get high off this schwag.
    Man, this weed sucks. It's just dirty schwag.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Eddy B from Detroit, MI, USA on Nov 30 1999.

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