4 definitions by metrodorus

If I had an Elon stan son I would honestly question myself what I did wrong to turn him into a person that admires a narcissistic egoistic POS.
by metrodorus December 16, 2022
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A person who has come into money and spends it extravagantly like a rich athlete.
Did you see that huge tip he left for the pretty waitress? What a baller!
by metrodorus March 14, 2016
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austerian, n.; pl. austerians. Pejorative. A person who advocates austerity, that is, cutting government expenditures, particularly social expenditures, in an effort to cut governmental deficits. (A comic formation based on the word "austerity" blended with the word "Austrian," since austerity policies are associated with the "Austrian School of Economics")

austerian, adj.: of or pertaining to policies advocated by austerians or to austerians themselves.
From AmericaBlog, by Gaius Publius, Feb. 2, 2013:

Noun: "Paul Krugman’s recent column looks at the romance between the “austerians” — the promoters of austerity for economically troubled nations — and the need to inflict pain to get economic gain."

Adjective: "Then he Krugman pivots to austerian attempts to find an example of occasions when austerity policies have been successful
by metrodorus February 11, 2013
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In the sovereign debt crisis, beginning approximately in 2009, in the European region which uses the Euro as currency, three institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB), the European Commission (EC), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have taken the responsibility of monitoring the crisis and making policy recommendations. Collectively, these three are, sometimes irreverently, called the Troika.
From the blog www.nakedcapitalism.com, March 4, 2013:

"Even though we were keen about how voter repudiation of austerity in the Italian elections last week was throwing a wrench in the Troika’s austerity plans, we also warned, based on the example of Greece, that they’d try to neutralize the results."
by metrodorus March 5, 2013
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