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screw the badger

verb

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screw the pooch

verb

  • to make an irreparable (possibly tragic) mistake. Originated in the US Air Force.
    Well, Jim, we lost the account. Looks like you really screwed the pooch on this one.
    Obama really screwed the pooch with his debate performance.
                                                                            

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    Citation from "School Lies", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 14 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 10 2012. Submitted by kim c. from Janesville, IL 62435, USA on Feb 18 1999.

  • to fail completely. Originated in the US Air Force.
    Q: How did you do on the exam?

    A: I totally screwed the pooch.
    Oh man! You just screwed the pooch!

    Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Steve O. from Austin, TX, USA on Jan 17 2003.

  • to waste time; "mess around".
    Quit screwing the pooch and come help me.

    Last edited on Jan 04 2011. Submitted by Andrew G. from Spokane, WA, USA on Jul 19 2003.

  • to die.
    I heard from Fred that old Barney screwed the pooch.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to die.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2010. Submitted by Kenn C. from Emmaus, PA, USA on Jan 18 2006.

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screwton

noun

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screw with

verb

  • to touch, manipulate, use, or work on something.
    I've been screw with my computer all weekend.
    Don't screw with my stuff while I'm gone.

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

verb - transitive

  • to jokingly deceive.
                                                                               

                                                                                     

                                                                                  

    Citation from "Ashes to Ashes", Reaper (TV, 2007), Season 1 Episode 9 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 20 2010.

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screwy Louie

  • A sudden, unusual road maneuver. Sharp U-turns, multiple-lane changes, swerving, driving in circles.
    She just pulled a screwy Louie!

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Risa M. from Green Bay, WI, USA on Aug 05 1998.

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scribbler

noun

  • a writer.
                                                                              

    Citation from "Fear and Loathing at the Fundraiser", Californication (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: artist.

    Last edited on Jun 17 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 13 2010.

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Scrike

verb

  • to cry, particularly in a childish attention-seeking way. "stop scriking or I'll give you something to scrike about" Northern English slang, can be found in A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.

    Last edited on Jul 29 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 29 2014.

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