a baseball term for batting around or below .200.
phrase was coined by George Brett after a player named Mendoza who, uh, sucked
A-Rod and Jeter are hovering around the mendoza line one month into the season.
The point at which a woman's craziness outweighs her level of beauty.
For a woman to be considered "below the Mendoza Line," she must be sufficiently crazy that it doesn't matter how beautiful she is; you would still not sleep with her.
Based on the baseball term of the same name, referring to the point at which a player's poor batting average cannot be justified despite his defensive abilities.
George- "Dude, Suzy's all over you tonight. Why are you ignoring her?"
Brett- "Trust me man, she's way below the Mendoza Line. Her last boyfriend had to change his social security number."
George- "...mind if I go for it?"
The absolute minimum effort or accomplishment required to be considered sufficient. (Named after Minnie Mendoza or Mario Mendoza, depending on whom you ask -- two major-league baseball players with lifetime averages around .200.)
"I was going to buy that old Suburban, then I find out it gets 10 mpg, and I'm like, 'No, that's below the Mendoza Line.'"
The point at which a female's stomach protrudes further than her breasts.
"Did you see that chick? She was totally violating the Mendoza Line."