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Broke people giving away their money so rich people don't go broke.
Every taxpayer would have to pay over $6000 for this bailout!
by Marcus Sweets September 24, 2008
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To cheese it, as in run away, or get out of the way quickly
i had to bail out of the exploding car
by matt d June 10, 2004
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What industry executives petition the government to pay out of tax-payer coffers when they don't have enough capital to pay themselves their annual million dollar bonus.
CEO: Sales are down for the 15th quarter straight. Our product is not in demand. We have to lay off workers.

CFO: Better ask congress for a bail out so we can get our bonus.
by Kifoka February 04, 2009
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Money for people that had too much and lost it on foolish investments. Typically screws everyone else in at least three ways.
1) They waste our money
2) They ruin the economy
3) You have to pay more taxes to make up for it
GWB: People say bailout, but I don't think it's a bailout.
Everyone else: It's a bailout.
by Alisson September 20, 2008
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What schecklemensch expect when their irresponsible and greedy management decisions come back to bite them in the pocketbook.
The schecklemensch told Algelides that they just missed the basic concept that the housing market would not continue to rise so they needed a bailout to keep their bonuses in tact.
by ktedidit January 15, 2010
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Give me a fucking break; literally and figuratively
Yo man, I've made some terrible decisions over and over again, but I don't want to be held accountable for my actions. Can you give me a bailout?



by CommonCents December 15, 2008
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A sarcastic word meaning you are broke and in need of money; Referring to the government bailouts, in which large amounts of money were given/loaned to the Banks and Auto Industry. Neither endorsing or opposing the government bailout.
-Dude, I'm so broke, I really need a bailout!
-That company just went under! They really need a bailout!
by westernwishes February 08, 2009
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