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sell (one's) soul

verb

  • to sacrifice one's integrity for personal gain.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "Oh Louie / Tickets", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 28 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 28 2011.

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sell out

noun

  • someone who reports a person or group to the authorities (e.g. police) after associating with that person or group; "narc".
    What a sell out!

    Last edited on Jul 21 2011. Submitted by Austin W. from CA, USA on Oct 04 1997.

  • a person who has "sold out" in the verb sense listed below.
                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                          

    Citation from "You've Got Male", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Citation from "Oh Louie / Tickets", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 28 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 14 2009.

verb

  • to exit a previous arrangement, change one's mind, change one's usual behavior, etc.

    Carries a very negative connotation. Implies that the entity changed due to some influence considered negative (e.g. money, power, etc.) or inappropriate (e.g. one's significant other in a relationship.)
    They will sell out on you in a minute.
    The band sold out to the main stream and signed with a major label.
    The band used to be good before they sold out.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2011. Submitted by Tim R. from Greensboro, NC, USA on Sep 27 1997.

verb - transitive

  • to exchange a friendship or a person's well being for personal gain.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Trust", Wilfred (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Good Cop Bad Dog", Modern Family (TV) , Season 2 Episode 22 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                          

    Citation from "I Never Met the Dead Man", Family Guy (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (1999) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Chapter 11", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 28 2011.

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sell the Buick

verb

  • to vomit.
    The thought of doing Chelsea makes me want to sell the Buick.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to vomit.

    Last edited on Feb 09 1998. Submitted by Brian Walkup from Rocket Center, WV, USA on Feb 09 1998.

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sell wolf tickets

verb

  • to not tell the truth. Origin: the boy who cried wolf.
    You're selling wolf tickets.

    Last edited on Mar 15 2011. Submitted by Sam from San Francisco, CA, USA on Sep 21 1998.

  • Term was used in N.Y.C. in the Seventies. It means "Talking TOUGH!" Trying to intimidate through the use of words.
    He walked into our office and started selling wolf tickets.

    Last edited on Apr 16 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 15 2011.

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semi

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semi-fresh

adjective

  • quality of having inner understanding and self-respect for one's own clothing style. Usually characterized by sub-formal wear such as a suit coat and a t-shirt with blue jeans and non-dress shoes.
    Chad is looking rather semi-fresh today; he must have achieved his inner style understanding.

    Last edited on Feb 23 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 23 2011.

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senate

  • Usually refers to a dominant female in a relationship.
    He can't go out with us tonight, the Senate wouldn't let it pass.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on May 01 2013. Submitted by DiMossi from Sarasota, FL, USA on Mar 15 2000.

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send a fax

verb

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