4 definitions by oldcodgerette

When a skeezy politician who makes an idiotic statement that reflects his real opinion has it pointed out how stupid, racist, homophobic, etc. his comment was, uses a form of time travel to "walk it back" & say something less idiotic to replace his original statement.
“No, it wasn’t a mistake. I said exactly what I said. Explain to me what I said wrong,” Bush said.
“You said, ‘Stuff happens,’” Lizza responded.
Trying to walk it back, Bush replied “things happen all the time. Things, is that better?” Bush replied.
by oldcodgerette October 3, 2015
The paper ran the story on its front page under the headline, “When the Red Cross drowns the fish,” a reference to sidestepping a touchy subject. Pro Publica
by oldcodgerette June 15, 2015
To spray sputum and snot when clearing your respiratory system and infect others. With coronavirus for example.
Cover your effing mouth when you sputumize to avoid covering your screen and keyboard with airbone mucus.
by oldcodgerette March 16, 2020
Also a word used to denigrate or diminish another person's creations. Assuming your judgement is qualified to rate the quality of another's work. Usually used by uncreative dorks.
That craft fair is full of artsy-fartsy types.
by oldcodgerette August 25, 2022