6 definitions by steeplejack

Top Definition
A condition of railing against, and opposing in any way, the construction, installation, locating, etc. of any unwanted or otherwise aesthetically inferior, building, utility, group of people, etc in one's own neighbourhood or region, while finding it perfectly acceptable to put it in somebody else's.
Not wanting a gas power plant within 20 miles of your house because of pollution (while still wanting the electricity) but suggesting perhaps that it goes another 30 miles west into somebody else's -- (and preferably of lesser social standing than one's own) neighbourhood, is an example of NIMBYism
by steeplejack November 04, 2010
A person skilled in working at heights, primarily for restoration work on church steeples and spires, clock towers, or other tall buildings and has a certain skill set including masonry, (block, brick, stone and cement), carpentry, painting, waterproofing, roofing, stone cutting and rigging.
"The steeplejack often will work in highly elevated structures."
by Steeplejack September 01, 2009
A condition of "wanderin' along, singin' a song, side by side..."

bi = two
synchro = from Greek syn "kronos" -- to happen at the same time.
ambula = from "ambulas" Latin, "walking"
cantia = from Latin "cantare" = "to sing"
"Oh we ain't got a barrel of money,
Maybe we're ragged and funny
But we're bisynchroambulacantia."
by Steeplejack February 18, 2010
German submarine sandwich. Consists of German salami, onions, sauerkraut, pickles, pickled herring, and german mustard (senf), piled onto a loaf of light rye bread.
Hedley had a choice to make. Did he want the regular Italian sub or did he want to risk the U-boat Butterbrot, which like its submarine namesake held the smell of danger about it.
by steeplejack November 04, 2010
The Welsh / Cornish spelling of "poon".
"I'm going to town to see if I can get a little pwn."
by Steeplejack March 15, 2010
A sudden and uncontrollable release of intestinal gases.
(from Latin. "flatus" -- intestinal gas + Greek "lepsus" -- an attack.
1. "Poor Tom had to stay home. He has flatulepsy".

2. "Flatulepsy can be treated by a regimen of proper dietary intake."

3. The sudden exodus from the room was blamed on a unbearibly odiferous instance of mass flatulepsy, brought on by excessive chili consumption."
by Steeplejack February 12, 2010

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