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Definition of close but no cigar

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Other terms relating to 'but':

Definitions include: acronym for "all but dissertation".
Definitions include: to be okay; not a big concern.
Definitions include: a student who has completed all parts of advanced education with the exception of completing, presenting, and defending their dissertation.
Definitions include: everything.
Definitions include: A person walking towards you that looks attractive until they get closer.
Definitions include: appearing last in some list, but not because it's the least important item on the list.
Definitions include: alive but brain-dead.
Definitions include: acronym for "lights on but nobody home", an insulting notation used by doctors in the UK on medical charts.
Definitions include: Silent But Deadly.
Definitions include: particularly smelly flatulence.
Definitions include: particularly smelly flatulence.

Other terms relating to 'close':

Definitions include: in private.
Definitions include: To steal from, rip off.
Definitions include: See barn door.
Definitions include: guy who scores with lots of chicks
Definitions include: to join together for a common cause.
Definitions include: a person who stands uncomfortably close to others while talking.
Definitions include: to end.
Definitions include: to get a woman into the sack after chatting them up in a social setting.
Definitions include: secret or mostly secret.
Definitions include: to "close" any location.
Definitions include: acronym for "Closing Time Bitch".

Other terms relating to 'no':

Definitions include: "don't have any".
Definitions include: "ain't no thang", i.e. "it isn't a thing", meaning that something isn't to be concerned about; "no big deal"; "don't worry about it".
Definitions include: to be okay; not a big concern.
Definitions include: to talk a lot but never take action.
Definitions include: a situation with no possible positive outcome.
Definitions include: being very drunk.
Definitions include: exclamation upon realizing one's misfortune.
Definitions include: See "fuck".
Definitions include: an emphatic "no".
Definitions include: see hells.
Definitions include: variant of "hell to the no".
Definitions include: an emphatic "hell no".
Definitions include: alive but brain-dead.
Definitions include: a greeting.
Definitions include: acronym for "no big deal".

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