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BRIC

noun

  • developing economies. From the acronym for "Brazil, Russia, India, and China".
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Post-Anti-Americanism", Newsweek, Howard Fineman, August 09 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 09 2010.

noun - uncountable

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drama

noun

  • a constant source of interpersonal conflict.
    High-school is such drama.
    School is such horrible drama.

    Last edited on Apr 24 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

  • interpersonal conflict.
    I'm tired of all the drama in the music scene.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 09 2010.

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fame whore

noun

verb - intransitive

  • to seek fame without regard for integrity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from ""Bachelor Pad" premieres", Salon, Chris Le, Aug 9 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 14 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 09 2010.

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fracket

noun

  • a jacket that people wear to fraternities or other large party scenes. Usually ugly, cheap, and not very warm. Worn to replace nicer, quality outerwear so that those items of value do not get stolen, lost, or damaged. From "frat" + "jacket".
    Sorority Girl 1: "Ugh! This fracket doesn't go with my outfit!

    Sorority Girl 2: It's better than having your North Face stolen. Anyways, no one will see it cause you're gonna throw it in a random room as soon as we get to the frat.

    Last edited on May 14 2011. Submitted by tml5195 on Aug 09 2010.

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gun for

verb

  • to attempt to reach a goal.
    He's gunning for president.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • to attempt to defeat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from ""Bachelor Pad" premieres", Salon, Chris Le, Aug 9 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 09 2010.

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hook up

  • get a good word in for yourself to a person you're interested in dating.
    Can you get me the hook-up with that girl over there?

    Last edited on Jul 24 2002. Submitted by Brittney from Pine Bluff, AR, USA on Jul 24 2002.

noun

  • a person who provides illegal drugs.
    Do you need a hookup?

    Last edited on May 10 1998. Submitted by Rogue from CA, USA on May 10 1998.

  • a connection for merchandise. Especially used for illegal merchandise.
    Want beer? I've got the hook-up.
    I got the hook-up on that cell phone you wanted.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Audrey M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA on Jan 22 1999.

  • sexual activity, though typically not coitus. Usually implies more than kissing or "making out." Making out + touching breasts would qualify as a "hook up."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from ""Bachelor Pad" premieres", Salon, Chris Le, Aug 9 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 09 2010.

verb

  • to meet up with someone.
    I hooked up with the rest of my group at his Halloween party.

    Last edited on May 10 1998. Submitted by Rogue from CA, USA on May 10 1998.

verb - intransitive

  • to engage in (usually non-committal) sexual activity, though typically not coitus. Usually implies more than kissing or "making out." Making out + touching breasts would qualify as "hooking up."
    They hooked up last night after the party.
                                                           

    Citation from "Sin-Say-Shun Awards Afterparty", Party Down (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                

                                                                                                                  

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    Citation from "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 3 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 03 2011. Submitted by Rogue from CA, USA on May 10 1998.

  • to enter into a relationship.
    How did your parents hook up?
                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Francine's Flashback", American Dad (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2005) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

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

verb - transitive

  • a request, when used alone.
    You've got chocolate? Hook me up!

    Last edited on Oct 01 2001. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to give.
    He hooked me up with some dinner.
                                                                     

                                                                    

                            

                                        

                                  

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to give.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to put a person in a favorable position.
                                                            

                                                                                             

    Citation from "Lobsterfest", Bob's Burgers (TV), Season 1 Episode 12 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                    

                                

                                                    

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to help.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 20 2011.

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limey

noun

origin

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MLIG

interjection

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