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backbone

noun

  • metaphor: having a "backbone" endows one with courage, will.
    Why do you let your manager take advantage of you? Grow a backbone.
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    Last edited on Jun 17 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 17 2010.

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balls of steel

noun - plural

  • metaphorical testicles that people with courage or gall have.
    You must have balls of steel showing your face in here.
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    Last edited on Feb 28 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 28 2011.

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edgy

adjective

  • socially dangerous or daring; intellectually provocative; tending to induce unease or stress in viewers. Especially used to describe artistic and intellectual work.
    "Alamo Bay" was an edgy movie on immigration.
                                                                                                         

                                                                                    

    Citation from "Doubt", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 11 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by J.S. G. from Houston, TX, USA on Jan 12 2003.

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grit

adjective

  • unattractive (describing a person); "nasty"; "gross".
    He is so grit!

    Last edited on Oct 02 2012. Submitted by Devon J. from Minneapolis, MN, USA on Dec 15 1999.

noun

  • cigarette.
    I was out of money so I bummed a grit.

    Last edited on Feb 11 1998. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 11 1998.

  • a country bumpkin; "redneck".

    Last edited on May 08 2013. Submitted by Jacki P. from Bloomington, IN, USA on Mar 02 2008.

  • meth or speed (because of the fact you grit your teeth) while your on the drugs. and if you are on it long enough you will look like "grit"

    Last edited on Oct 14 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 14 2012.

noun - uncountable

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gutsy

adjective

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