May 17 Word of the Day
Briefly, "the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own." Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, which has a lot more beautiful neologism definitions like this you might enjoy.
I felt deep sonder thinking about the all the people who looked up this word along with me.
by rednos January 10, 2013
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A kid's go cart made from a scaffold plank, some bits of wood (axles), a piece of rope (steering) and a set of pram wheels (preferably 'Silver Cross'). The term was certainly used in the Tottenham area of N.London during the late 60s.
'Look at those old pram wheels. They'd be great for a jigger'.
by Terry Richards February 12, 2007
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Slang term for a modern day theodolite, total station as used by land surveyors. It stands mounted on top of a tripod.
The Surveyor's Assistant stands behind the jigger.
by Havencheese January 18, 2009
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A jigger is a unit of measurment when dealing with alcohol. One jigger is 1 1/2 oz, the ammount of alcohol in most highballs as well as the size of a shot.
Bartender 1 picks up jigger to measure
Bartender 2: Amature, pros dont need jiggers.
by Fase March 14, 2005
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Liverpool slang for an alleyway that runs behind a row of terraced houses.
If we cut down the jigger it'll take a minute to get there.
by BlueMeanie October 17, 2006
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what the inmates call correctional officers..in oklahoma
inmate: "jigger out" thats what they yell when a CO walks in the pod to warm the other inmates
by Jomeeee June 13, 2008
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