7 definitions by IRONSWORD1

A promise, often made more than once over an extended period of time, which the person is either unwilling or unable to keep.

The phrase originated in November of 1999 when Axl Rose's manager first officially announced the title of the next Guns N' Roses album, expected to release sometime the following year (2000). The album was not released in 2000, but the promise to release it "next year" was repeated then, as it has been subsequently repeated every year since, without result.

By 2003 the title had become a joke in itself. That year punk band The Offspring announced they would be using the title for their own upcoming album; a sort of protest against Axl's endless delays, which was commonly interpreted as a statement of "you snooze, you lose," although none of the band members or their representatives ever turned that particular phrase. After being served with a Cease-And-Desist Order from Axl's attorneys, the band released the album as Splinter.

Chinese Democracy, should it ever actually be released, would be the first album from Guns N' Roses since their 1991 release of Use Your Illusion 1 and Use Your Illusion 2, although many fans claim it would not actually be a Guns N' Roses album despite the use of the name because Axl Rose is the only original member still in the band.
After she caught Tom in bed with another woman for the second time, he swore he would never cheat again, but Lisa realized it was just Chinese Democracy and kicked his ass to the curb.

Danny's father (not-so-affectionately known as 'the drunk') swore up and down that he wouldn't miss Danny's last baseball game of the season like he had missed all the others, but even at ten years old Danny was sharp enough to realize it was just Chinese Democracy, and his father would not be there.

"I've had enough of your Chinese Democracy! You're never going to do it, so stop promising that you will!"
by IRONSWORD1 June 13, 2006
1. A punishment inflicted in retaliation for injury or offense. Often disproportionate to the injury done.

2. Revenge or retribution exacted with extreme prejudice, enthusiasm, and passion.

3. Retaliation by extreme measures, or carried to the extreme.

4. (-with a VENGEANCE) with great force or vehemence; to an extreme or excessive degree.
Alexander the Great exacted vengeance upon the Greek mercenaries he found fighting for the Persian king by killing
every last man of them.

"When I whet my flashing sword, and my hand takes hold on judgement, I will take VENGEANCE upon mine enemies, and I will repay those who haze me. Oh Lord, raise me to Thy right hand and count me among Thy Saints."
by IRONSWORD1 December 10, 2004
A condition generally associated with celebrities and the ridiculously wealthy.

Not to be confused with xenOphobia (a fear of things which are strange or foreign, or the fear of aliens), XenUphobia is a fear one PARTICULAR alien, by the name of Xenu.

Altough Xenuphobia is often believed to be caused by a severe lack of common sense combined with mild to severe insanity, it is actually caused by belief in Scientology, a religion created by L. Ron Hubbard, who must therefore be considered the most clever man of the 20th Century.

Persons suffering from Xenuphobia are more commonly referred to as Scientologists.
Tom Cruise has the most serious case of Xenuphobia I have seen in my entire career.

Xenuphobia kills both brain cells and bank accounts. Friends don't let friends become Scientologists.
by IRONSWORD1 March 09, 2006
1: to warn a person about something after it is far too late for them to do anything about it

2: to attempt (generally poorly and without success) to cover up something (often done at the time of the commission of the act which is to be covered up or immediately after)

Etymology: "Kick the Pillow" is derived from a practice of Feudal Japan. It was considered dishonorable to kill a sleeping enemy, so a warrior would kick his enemy's pillow in order to wake him just before chopping off his head. This allowed the warrior to maintain his honor (at least by the literal letter of the rules) while preserving the advantage of taking an enemy completely unawares.
1: (Historical) The Japanese sent a telegram to their embassy in Washington D.C warning of their impending attack on Pearl Harbor, which was intended to be delivered to the US Government just minutes before their attack began. Unfortunately the ambassador was too slow in decrypting the message, and the US had already decalred war on Japan before he finished, so it was never delivered.

2: "I'm back. Gotta love taking long lunch breaks."
"Yeah, well the boss wants to see you in his office. Last week I heard him saying he was thinking about firing you for taking extended lunch breaks."
"Oh, fantastic! Thanks for kicking the pillow, jerk!"

3: "Surprise! My mother is moving in with us! She just pulled into the driveway."
"Thanks for kicking the pillow, honey."
(Guess who's not getting laid until she moves out?)

4: "You slept with her?!"
"Well... I did say I wanted to talk about seeing other people."
"Oh yeah, good job kicking the pillow."
by IRONSWORD1 May 11, 2005
1- roleplaying
2- any activity generally classified as uncool or dorky
3- engaging in any activity for which one might be considered a dork
We're gonna be DORKING over a Steve's house friday night. You in?

Yeah, I'd love to get out to a club tonight, but my boyfriend is busy DORKING with his stupid friends.
by IRONSWORD1 November 24, 2004
The last straw.
The straw that broke the camel's back.

The last of a series of annoyances or disappointments that leads one to a final loss of patience, temper, trust, or hope.

Also, a barbarian of the Hyborean Age possessing a penchant for punching ill-tempered camels in the head and rendering them unconscious.
"Alright, that's the camel breaker. You've had this beating coming for a long time, and here it is!"

"My jerkface boss took credit for the project I'd been spearheading for the last four months while he played golf, and that was the camel breaker, so I told him where he could shove my job and then told his boss who REALLY completed the project."

"Quickly, quickly! The Camel Breaker is coming! Get your camels in off the road before one of them spits at him and ends up with a broken head!"
by IRONSWORD1 September 20, 2007
A person capable of a full range of normal human social interaction but secretly harboring the desire to become a Dwarf and spend his/her life in the pursuit of the Dragon who stole his/her magical ale flaggon.
My roommates seemed totally normal until I came home from work early one day and caught them playing Dungeons & Dragons on the kitchen table. Who would have guessed they were DORKS?
by IRONSWORD1 November 24, 2004

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