Career Limiting Experience (also, Career Limiting Event). Pronounced "sea ell eee."
Did you hear about Roger? He insisted on a major salary upgrade during his review, and wouldn't take 'no' for an answer. Man, did that ever turn into a CLE.
by ZuluDeaux April 23, 2011
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Short term for cleveland
So steve whats your favorite local CLE band?
by Kregg October 15, 2003