Refers to an incompetent opponent in a sporting arena (usually boxing
). Can also be used to refer to minnow cricket teams and other clumsy or useless beings.
"Bangladesh and Zimbabwe would battle to beat my local ski-boat club on a bad day. To hear players and coaches stating how well they played against these palookas is really pathetic."
Former South Africa international Pat Symcox pulls no punches
Dec 8, 2008