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ag

verb

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  • also a diminutive form of aggro.

    Last edited on Jan 13 1998. Submitted by Linh Ngo from Austin, TX, USA on Jan 13 1998.

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aggro

adjective

  • wild almost to the point of losing control, but effective.
    When you got up on the table and started lecturing us, that was pretty aggro!

    Last edited on Nov 10 1997. Submitted by Kevin Watson from Southern, Kawartha Lakes, ON, Canada on Nov 10 1997.

  • aggravated; angry.
    Everything was cool then he just went aggro.
                                                 

                               

                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Might Have Been", Rookie Blue (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2011. Submitted by Weal Acodificare from USA on Mar 21 1999.

  • "aggressive", from the US West Coast surfing / skateboarding culture.
    Alva and Peralta's aggro style changed skateboarding forever.

    Last edited on Aug 21 2002. Submitted by Michael M. on Aug 21 2002.

noun - uncountable

  • aggravation. Also abbreviated ag, but pronounced in its full form in south-east England and other areas. To "look for aggro" is to look for a fight.
    He's been getting a bit of aggro from his boss.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2010. Submitted by Mark Ostrowski from Mongolia on Jun 05 1997.

  • In computer MMORPGs (massively-multiplayer online role playing games,) "anger" that the in-game characters have towards your player. Usually received when you attack them.
    If you get aggro, the goblin is going to take 50 of your hit points.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2010. Submitted by Sam on Jun 25 2008.

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ankle biter

noun

  • a young child.
                                                                                                         

    Citation from from ABC Newsradio blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 10 2010. Submitted by J. C. from Omaha, NE, USA on Mar 09 2005.

  • people who criticize a position but offer no constructive alternative.
                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Fenty on WAMU-FM: 'I'm the One Making the Tough Decisions'", WashingtonCityPaper.com - City Desk (blog), Mike DeBonis, Apr. 9 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 10 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 28 2009.

  • a small dog.
                                                                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Big love", M - Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine, Amy Siewert, April 5 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

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

  • a bureaucrat who creates rules about subjects he knows nothing about with the result of inhibiting progress toward worthwhile objectives.
                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Google in the Crosshairs ", The Wall Street Journal, Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., June 8 2012 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 19 2012. Submitted by Argyles from Bellevue, WA, USA on Jun 09 2012.

  • a sexual term for a woman who has a preference for a certain position with her ankles next to her head.
    She's an ankle biter.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Aug 19 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 10 2012.

  • An issue or situation which is very irritating or frustrating, not a catastrophe, but more than a mild annoyance; often hyphenated
                                                                                                                      

    Citation from Derivation is (probably) an analogy to a small dog that bites. No citation available, but this term has been used often in Boeing Co staff and management meetings. blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    I was late for my deposition this morning...having a flat tire on the way to court was a nasty little ankle-biter.

    Last edited on Dec 12 2014. Submitted by OffGrid9 on Dec 12 2014.

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Arby's

noun

  • a problem or grudge with someone.
    What fool, you got Arby's?

    Last edited on Jan 04 1999. Submitted by Zig-zac from San Jose, CA, USA on Jan 04 1999.

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  • Arby's is a chain of fast-food restaurants in the US known for their roast-beef sandwiches. This term is a play on the term beef.

    Last edited on Jan 04 1999. Submitted by Zig-zac from San Jose, CA, USA on Jan 04 1999.

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