Whatever discussions are trending among the MeDiA eLiTe on Twitter.com – good/bad/hot/lukewarm takes, viral personal essays, cancellations, any content ripe for mining/dissecting/ruining et al.
by klaudunski July 9, 2021
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Discourse is when there’s a meltdown, a bad take being rted, a good take being debated for no goddamned reason, a new trend or template that has caught everyone
Can't wait for the new discourse this saturday
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An English term the nobody understands.
"No students what is the discourse of this piece of text" . . . . . . . . WTF!
by Wadup February 27, 2005
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verbal expression or exchange; conversation
Their discourse was widely varied; they discussed everything from Chaucer to ice fishing.
by Danny_Luv17 January 28, 2008
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The act of slapping two penises together. Learned people (that's "learNED" pronounced with two syllables, boyee) often use the word "discourse" because they do not want to offend anyone by actually saying "slapping two penises together."
Eagleton is invoking an ethical obligation on the part of the intellectual to speak for, but also to, those whose consciousness is lagging behind whatever Hegelian discourse of utopian progress is being espoused.

I had a discourse with your mom last night.
by bigtrick October 30, 2006
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the word your english teacher says sometimes and you haven't got a fucking clue what he's on about
nerd: modern discourses
steve: your fucking gay
by taller than you kk ty February 4, 2009
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Term for when gun control advocates regularly censor comments on their message boards or blogs. Usually when their arguments and claims are easily refuted.

Term comes from the last days of the old Brady Campaign blog where they ran a series called, of course 'Reasoned Discourse' where they highlighted alleged violent or disgusting comments they had received. This was shortly before they blocked all comments and later deleted them.
I pointed out that murder was already illegal and that making it moreso with a special gun murder statute was a bit silly. Reasoned discourse broke out, and my comment vanished from the blog.
by GCynic February 21, 2012
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