look up any word, like ratchet:

18 definitions by paulpaxman

 
8.
What you've bitten off to chew; your responsibilities, either given to you or self-imposed.
Seeing the long list of chores he had written for himself to do in a day, the boy's mother said, "You've got an awful lot on your plate there, son!"
by paulpaxman January 21, 2010
 
9.
Containing the meaning of and combining the two words precarious and proletariat, we arrive at a new word which aptly describes the job insecurity our current generation of graduates must deal with.
While the Wall Street fat-cats toast each others' success with champagne above the fray, the NYPD pick off the precariat protesters with pepper spray in the streets below.
by paulpaxman October 01, 2011
 
10.
FL
Condom. Short for "French Letter," a term used for condoms by soldiers during the two Worlds Wars in Europe, but almost never spoken in full.

Spoken as ef-el.
I don't wanna catch the clap but I'm plumb out of bloody FLs.
by paulpaxman September 04, 2009
 
11.
Collective noun for a group of conservatives.
A frothing of conservatives came out to follow the candidate after he asked for their support against what he called an onslaught of communists.
by paulpaxman March 03, 2012
 
12.
To vote against a candidate.
I'm going to vote to negelect the Republican Presidential candidate.
by paulpaxman August 11, 2012
 
13.
Collective noun for a group of conservatives.
A frothing of conservatives came out to follow the candidate after he asked for their support against what he called an onslaught of communists.
by paulpaxman March 27, 2012
 
14.
The pattern of behavior which erupts after a person has shot another to death in cold blood, marked by anger, denial, specious justifications, depression, copious hand-washing, paranoia, avoiding public exposure, etc... and perhaps even several attempts at an apology. Often resulting in the abuse of highly addictive pain-killing drugs and ending in attempts at suicide.
These soldiers returning home from an unpopular foreign campaign are likely to suffer severe Zimmerman Syndrome when the adrenaline wears off and they realize they killed a lot of innocent people along the way to their goal.
by paulpaxman March 27, 2012