4 definitions by Wretched Gnu

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In conversation, to acquiesce to another's incorrect assumption about your meaning or intention, usually in a despairing or ironic way.
Ricky mocquiesces to George's paranoia in the following scene from Glengarry Glen Ross:

RICKY: ... How are you...?

GEORGE: I'm fine.... What, do you mean the board? How am I doing on the board?

RICKY: (raising his hands slightly and looking around at the board, then back at George) Okay... The board.

GEORGE: I'm fucked on the board!...
by Wretched Gnu July 10, 2008

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To place the tips of the fingers against one's own forehead, as if trying to access something recalcitrant from the brain.

(Derived from "mind meld," coined by the original television series Star Trek, referring to a technique employed by Mr. Spock to access the thoughts and emotions of another being.)
From a prose adaptation of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross:

"...how are you?" Ricky asked, finally noticing George's agitation.

"Fine.... You mean the board? How am I doing on the board?"

"Okay," Ricky said, slightly bewildered. "The board."

"I'm fucked on the board! My mind must be other places," George said, performing a mine meld, "Because I can't... I can't..."

"You can't do what?" Ricky barked impatiently.
by Wretched Gnu July 14, 2008

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To make a small gesture with one's hands -- turning them outward, slightly, so that the palms are nearly face up -- indicating one's innocence of any wrongdoing or ill intention.

face up, more or less To turn one's hands outward, slightly, with the palms more or less facing up: a gesture
Shrugdicate

From a prose adaptation of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross:

"...how are you?" Ricky asked, finally noticing George's agitation.

"Fine," George preoccuplied. "You mean the board...? How am I doing on the board?"

"Okay," Ricky said, shrugdicating. "The board."

"I'm fucked on the board!"
by Wretched Gnu July 14, 2008

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To fail in the attempt to duplicate a great actor's speech, line or gesture in a film.
After watching Glengarry Glen Ross, he couldn't help but poortray Al Pacino answering Alan Arkin with, "okay ... the board."
by Wretched Gnu June 17, 2008

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