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velvet sweatshop

  • a job that offers good benefits and perks, but demands long hours.
                                                                                        

    Citation from article title, The Seattle Times, Paul Andrews, April 23, 1989 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 08 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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VENIS

noun

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vent

verb

  • to verbally release one's stored up negative emotions.
    Sorry, I'm just venting.

    Last edited on Dec 10 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 10 2011.

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verbal diarrhea

  • The term used to describe someone who hogs the conversation. Who just won't shut up, babbles on forever taking over the conversation and really has nothing important or interesting to say (rather like a filibuster)
    We never could get a word in edgewise because Timmy had a case of verbal diarrhea last night.
    Jack: Dude, my wife blew a fuse last night when she saw me chatting with your wife and kept rambling on about how unfaithful I am. To top it off, she didn't let me say a word. George: Sounds she had an extremely bad case of verbal diarrhea.

    Last edited on Jan 03 2014. Submitted by Dawn L. from Louisville, KY, USA on Jan 01 2004.

  • to talk continuously. Having no point to the conversation.
    Adam must have verbal diarrhea because what he is saying makes no sense.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Diane J. on Jan 13 2005.

noun

  • talking too much.
    Often used with the phrase, "and intellectual constipation".

    Last edited on Apr 14 2014. Submitted by Morgan D. from Seattle, WA, USA on Aug 30 2003.

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verbal hemorrhage

  • vomiting.

    Last edited on Sep 14 1997. Submitted by JB C. from New York, NY, USA on Sep 14 1997.

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verbally disembowel

  • used to describe a particularly clever and vicious comment that leaves the recipient speechless and defeated.
    Can you believe how the Professor verbally disemboweled that student?

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Ray G. from Seattle, WA, USA on Jan 12 2003.

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verbo

noun

  • A verbological or verbal error

    Compare: typo: a typological error

    Last edited on Jun 10 2024. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 10 2024.

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Vermaas

verb

  • A phrase used to describe someone who abuses laws designed to protect women for malicious reasons.

    "That stage five clinger tried to vermaas me by lying to the police about me."

    Originates from an article in Noseweek Magazine highlighting the abuse of restraining orders by a woman called Danielle Vermaas.

    Last edited on Aug 15 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 15 2014.

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Veronica

noun

  • a temptress and cruel woman. From a character in the Archie comics.
    You need to stop dating Veronicas because they will ruin you.

    Last edited on Jun 07 2011. Submitted by Tony F. from Ann Arbor, MI, USA on Feb 21 2005.

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