2 definitions by crazynater

Top Definition
Setting high expectations yet leaving much to be desired. Full of self-proclaimed greatness that is never met. Overhyped, yet disappointing.
1. All the marketing makes this dossy beer seem great, but it's all watered down.

2. This dossy software is expensive, so I thought it would be good, but it crashes all the time.

3. He's the dossiest guy I know. He always makes promises to do great things and never gets anything done.
by CrazyNater June 10, 2008
Pronounced "nu-KI-na-war"
A procedure used to gain support for an authoritarian or unjustified policy by instilling fear or a sense of unfairness. This tactic is typically used when a new law or rule would otherwise be rejected as absurd.
1) George Bush and the United States Congress used a nukinawar to pass the Patriot Act after 9/11 with little opposition.

2) Raising taxes on the wealthiest 10% of a nation is fairly easy because a government can drum up middle-class support with a nukinawar.

3) The company's practice of exaggerating its hardships was a nukinawar to avoid giving employees raises.

4) The union convinced the struggling company to cave to its demands of much higher wages with a nukinawar and now its bankrupt.
by crazynater June 05, 2010

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