141 definitions by mandingoe

1. the financial industry's term for a rainmaker; a Wall Street executive who brings in enormous amounts of money for the firm, possibly because he has just screwed a customer.

An expression made famous by Michael Lewis in Liar’s Poker, published in 1989.

2. a mover and shaker in any organization

Calling some one a dick is an insult.
Calling some one a big dick is a bigger insult.
Calling some one a big swinging dick is a term of respect.

Not a nickname for a large gorilla named Richard.
But Dick Perle didn't want to be a mere influence peddler. He wanted to be a businessman, a venture capitalist, a Big Swinging Dick.
by mandingoe October 05, 2004

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1. any nasty fight between women, not necessarily involving physical violence

2. two women fighting. Often involving manuvures men would consider out of bounds e.g. pulling hair, scratching, etc.

3. the male fantasy of two women ripping each others clothes off. Combines the pleasure of multiple strippers, wrestling, and novelty for free. What's not to like?

4. the most sexist/sexiest TV commercial of recent memory in which two models strip down to their lingerie in a pool at a fancy restaurant in less than one minute.
The cat fight commercial was Kitana Baker's ticket to fame. She tore off the "Tastes Great" babe's top in one swipe.
by mandingoe June 08, 2004

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a gargantuan butt, more extreme than junk in the trunk
I look away when she's in the room. She's got an SUV in her pants. Each buttock is like a VW Beatle
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The Godson of James Brown and Princess of Aretha Franklin.
James Brown, the Godfather of Soul.
Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul.
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a group bound together by fate to achieve a common goal. Ka, meaning destiny, + tet group. From Stephen King's "The Waste Lands"
Roland and his ka-tet follow the path.
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1. advance notice

2. a warning
Just wanted to give you a heads up so you'll be expecting his call.
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something considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality. According to Susan Sontag, "The essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration. And Camp is esoteric -- something of a private code, a badge of identity even, among small urban cliques." (Notes on Camp)
Campy movies: Attack of the 50-foot Woman, Plan 9 From Outer Space, The Tingler, Barbarella

Other examples: Baltimore, The National Enquirer, fake fur, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Tiki, and polyester plaids

"I love disco precisely why everyone else seems to dislike it: disco is just so darn campy."
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