2 definitions by GumboSoup

1. British musician and songwriter (1955- ), born Declan MacManus. Noted for his witty, often-sarcastic lyrics, his nasal voice and (especially on later albums) habit of standing too close to the microphone when singing, and his thick, black-rimmed glasses.

2. A geek who, despite his obvious geekiness, is possessed of such talents that he's revered by other geeks and not ostracized by society in general.

3. "Elvis Costello glasses": thick, black-rimmed glasses of the sort worn by Elvis Costello.
1. "I just spent half the money in my bank account on Elvis Costello albums."

2. "Yeah, he's a nerd, but he's cooler than any of us -- like some kind of Elvis Costello".

3. "I am so sick of those whiny emo kids in their sweaters and Elvis Costello glasses."
by GumboSoup April 05, 2003
Possessing unusual haste or punctuality; alludes to a (presumably remarkably fast) dog owned by a minor character in Kevin Smith's "Jersey" series.
"Damn, that bastard's faster than Walt Flanagan's dog!"
by GumboSoup April 05, 2003

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