37 definitions by polo

an assignment or task which is difficult or seems impossible to accomplish.
completing that paper and submitting it on time proved to be a tall order, since I only had less than a week to do it...that's the last time I leave anything until the last minute!
by Polo May 01, 2007

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to disregard any risk or potential disaster when undertaking any enterprise, venture, etc.
The founders of the American-based fast-food chain, McDonald's, decided to throw caution to the wind when they established their original franchises in the 1930s, during the Great Depression.
by Polo May 07, 2007

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any type of decoration or accessory that sparks interest or curiousity among first-time onlookers.

Often they will ask questions regarding its origin, how you acquired it...etc. , thus leading to a conversation.
"I don't know how you got that Model T Ford in your living room, but I gotta say it does make an intersting conversation piece!"
by polo September 06, 2004

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a quick and easy conquest; describing someone or something that can be defeated with seemingly minimal effort.
"haha, I will make short work of you!" - token cartoon villian from some old animated superhero TV series

The Chicago White Sox made short work of the Houston Astros in the 2005 World Series.
by Polo November 05, 2005

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something that takes an unusually significant amount of time and/or effort to complete.

-commonly referring to a common household item that requires some sort of installation or assembly, but is unnecessarily complicated and/or contains instructions that are not easily understood by a person with average intelligence or insight.
"these windshield wipers are a pain in the ass to install! why do they make the things that should be the simplest of tasks a f@#$%ing engineering project??!?!"

what the hell ever happened to "insert tab A into slot B" ??
by polo December 10, 2005

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a male version of a bimbo; a guy who is attractive (even pretty), but is as dumb as a post.
"when Chad got stopped for speeding and the cop asked to see his license, he had this stunned look on his face for a few seconds...then he goes..."ummmm... I think it's on the back bumper there...." what a freakin' bimbob!!"
by polo September 11, 2005

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in a very significant or far-reaching manner; of great magnitude and effectiveness
"Never mind the Stratford Festival, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, or the Montreal Symphony!
Hockey Night in Canada was Canadian culture writ large."

- excerpt from the Pierre Berton book "1967"
by Polo June 21, 2007

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