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Definition of sell wolf tickets

sell wolf tickets


  • 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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Other terms relating to 'sell':

Definitions include: to convince.
Definitions include: to lie or tell someone something very good knowing it isn't true.
Definitions include: to be beaten sorely.
Definitions include: to sacrifice one's integrity for personal gain.
Definitions include: to exit a previous arrangement, change one's mind, change one's usual behavior, etc.
Definitions include: to vomit.

Other terms relating to 'ticket':

Definitions include: Not long ago, at Disney World/Land you had to purchase a book of tickets to ride the carnival rides.
Definitions include: a ride of excitement or great fun.
Definitions include: the perfect thing to have at the present moment.
Definitions include: kill. (Literally, cancel) Poor Chuck got his ticket punched while he was waiting for a bus. Watch out there, or someone's gonna punch your ticket, too.
Definitions include: toilet paper.
Definitions include: figuratively, something that enables an achievement.
Definitions include: something that satisfies a need or desire; something that "hits the spot".

Other terms relating to 'wolf':

Definitions include: to warn people about something that isn't true.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: take a shit.
Definitions include: a load of feces
Definitions include: to eat voraciously.

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