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Noun. A public rebuke by the Pope or a bishop of a disobedient churchman or group, sometimes, but not always involving an excommunication. The act is primarily medicinal, in that it seeks to bring about the return of the errant party to orthodoxy, rather than simply to shun them.
The pope's public rebuke of the illicit and schismatic consecrations constituted an ecclesiastical spanking.

The bishop issued an ecclesiastical spanking by condemning the heterodox ideology espoused by the members of the parish.
by sambarnes January 27, 2008
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a neighborhood or area where drug dealers and their customers congregate. Typically this is located in the inner city.
be careful. The bus station you are getting off at is in the middle of crackistan.
by sambarnes March 02, 2008
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(verb) to grip or hold something with the inner thighs while sitting in order to leave one's hands free. This is almost always done in a vehicle with a fast food item, such as a beverage or carton of fries.
We're out of cup holders; looks like I'll have to crotch my root beer.
by sambarnes February 16, 2008
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A meal consisting of French fries and chicken nuggets: a staple of young people who don't like to cook, but know how to use an oven. Fruggets are often served with secret sauce on the side for dipping.
I fixed up a hot plate of fruggets during my lunch hour.
by sambarnes February 28, 2008
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(Catholicism) The act of leaving Mass early, typically between receiving communion and the concluding rite, without a justifiable reason for doing so. The Judas shuffle is named after Judas Iscariot, who left the Last Supper (the first Mass/Divine Liturgy) early in order to summon the guards to arrest Jesus.
My brother did the Judas shuffle because he wanted to watch the football game.
by sambarnes February 28, 2008
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In general, someone or something having the qualities of a genius and an ignoramus. Specifically, it may mean one of the following:

1) Someone who is very intelligent but who lacks tact and common sense. Someone who is book-smart but who has poor social skills.

2) An intellectual person who lacks the communication skills to articulate his or her knowledge in a sophisticated or even coherent manner.

3) Someone who sometimes seems very smart, and at other times very stupid.

4) A person with great intellectual potential who squanders his or her mental gift for the sake of popularity or convenience.

5) An intelligent person who uses his or her gift inappropriately. Someone who is smart, but not smart enough to stay out of trouble, or who uses his or her gift to get into trouble. For example, a dog who knows how to open doors or drawers to get at food, or knows how to root through a trash can without spilling it.
My dog knows enough to open the cupboard door, slide open the lid to the bread box, and open the bag of bread without knocking anything onto the floor, but he's not smart enough to stay out of trouble in the first place. He's such an genioramus!
by sambarnes February 28, 2008
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A nickname for pope Benedict XVI. Along with other terms such as papa ratzi, B16, and papa ben, this phrase may be considered either endearing or offensive, depending upon whether the speaker is a practicing Catholic or not. (similar to the N word among Blacks). German shepherd is a pun on the pope's German background and his role as shepherd of the Christian church, and it plays on the practice of some members of the media calling him a rottweiler during his days as head of the CDF.
by sambarnes February 16, 2008
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