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19 definitions by thepreacher

 
15.
A particularly dubious service offered by some web hosting companies. Responsible web hosts will close accounts if their users are found to be involved in spam, a pyramid scheme, or other anti-social activities.

Bulletproof hosts specifically target their services towards spammers. They offer a guarantee that they won't terminate the account even if there are reports of spamming.
Damn, this guy has been sending porn spam and viagra adverts to my 10 year-old daughter but his host won't shut him down. Must be bullet-proof hosting. Where's my shotgun?
by thepreacher May 09, 2005
 
16.
An abbreviation of Dumb Rich White Kid. Pronounced 'durk'.

In online games, some people farm gold or valuable items within the game that they then sell on sites such as eBay.

Dumb people who are too lazy to actually play the game will buy these virtual items to give themselves an unfair advantage.

The word originated during a discussion on the World of Warcraft forums.
This complete newb has 200 gold? How on earth did he get that?

He's a durk, been buying all his gold and equipment off eBay. Dumb kid, don't know why he even bothers playing.
by thepreacher July 18, 2005
 
17.
A teenager, normally with terrible posture who wears a hoodie and hangs around looking menacing. They can normally be seen hanging around outside shops and McDonalds. Often obstructing the doorway and making threatening comments when people want to get past.

Hood rats are rarely seen on their own. They seek safety in numbers. Their posture is so terrible that in many cases, their necks practicaly extend horizontally from their chests. Normally skinny white kids.
Damn, I had to fight my way through 20 hood rats just to get a cheese burger.
by thepreacher June 24, 2005
 
18.
Business Buzzword term most commonly used during a meeting when one person would like to discuss something one-on-one after the meeting.
Paula: I can leverage this report to give you a ballpark guestimate
Steve: We'll take this off-line Paula. Anyone have any more synergy?
John: I thought I had but then I realised it was a paradigm. Any use?
by thepreacher May 15, 2006
 
19.
A buzzword used by management and those who aspire to become management. It used to describe an advantage gained by using a tool. Later it became a term used to describe corporate debt. For example, a leveraged buy-out is one where the buyer has to borrow money in order to buy the other company.

After much mis-use, the word leverage no-longer describes anything or have any meaning to anyone who has ever worked in an office.

in business circles this word is most commonly used in place of the word 'use'.
Steve: Can we take this off-line, I'm hungry. I'm going to leverage a sandwich.
Paula: Great idea, I could also leverage some food.
Steve: Come on then, we can leverage my car to get to the sandwich leverager.
Paula: Good leverage, we should leverage your leverage so we'll leverage
Steve: Leverage
by thepreacher May 15, 2006