6 definitions by Michael Patrick King

Top Definition
Anything that impedes or otherwise interferes with a process going forward.
"Militarily, that inquest was a booger in the nose of progress."

or

"As far as human rights are concerned, this political infighting is a booger in the nose of progress."
by Michael Patrick King October 18, 2006
Particularly prominent (male) pectoral muscles, reminiscent of Johnny Weismuller (Hollywood's original Tarzan of the Apes). Differentiated from Bluto Boobs (particularly fat, flabby (male) chest muscles, reminiscent of a woman's breasts).
Whoa! Did you get a load of Vin Diesel? Major Tarzan tits, man!
by Michael Patrick King December 17, 2007
anything that impedes positive social or organizational evolution; a hindrance to social progress
the constant infighting over America's alleged role as world policeman is a booger in the nose of progress

getting bogged down in logistics and semantic quibbles instead of seeking true consensus is a booger in the nose of progress; can't we just lay our differences aside and find common ground in our shared interests?

we all live on one fragile planet: this quibbling about economics while our world dies is a booger in the nose of progress!
by Michael Patrick King March 28, 2008
treatment of social disease
"Effective treatment of such behavioral syndromes as alcoholism and domestic violence is best approached from a standpoint of sociatry as opposed to psychiatry or adjudication."
by Michael Patrick King December 30, 2007
the treatment of social disease

as psychiatry is healing of the mind (actually, 'psyche' means 'soul'), pediatrics is the branch of medical practice devoted to children, and geriatrics that devoted to the aged, so SOCIATRY is the healing of society
Man, that burka nonsense in Afghanistan is ripe! What those ragheads need is a solid dose of sociatry!

or

War is a disease, not a cure. We need to take this world to a sociatrist!
by Michael Patrick King December 05, 2007
Particularly fat, flabby (male) chest muscles, reminiscent of a woman's breasts. Named for 'Bluto', Popeye the Sailor's nemesis in early Thimble Theatre episodes.
Ugh! Did you notice Bruce's Bluto boobs?
Yeah! Any bigger and he'd need a bra!
by Michael Patrick King December 17, 2007

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