A center-lefty technocrat type who doesn't understand how human beings actually function. A reference to the ID lanyards for conventions and campaigns such types tend to collect as they throw their energy into the campaigns and staffs of people who don't care about them. See also, totebagger and tryhard
A couple of lanyards came to the DSA meeting and tried to tone police us, but one of the guys got them off in a corner discussing local tax credits for private religious schools, and that kept them busy until we got some real work done.
by Punditos Maximos August 30, 2018
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A cord designed to hold something around the neck, usually with a clip at the end on which to fasten the object. Used for easy exposure and/or quick access to an ID badge, keys, etc.
"We could tell who the roadies were at the rock concert, because they each wore an 'all-access backstage pass' on a lanyard."
"Oh, so THAT'S what those things are called."
by Bill M. July 29, 2004
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A group of Freshmen, usually at a College or University, named for the lanyards Freshmen often wear around their necks with their ID and keys.
Last Friday we just sat drinking on our porch watching all the lanyards of wandering and lost freshmen pass by.
by ANorell September 28, 2010
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A derogatory term used to describe a midget or little person.
Bob: "Ausin Powers is one of my favorite movies."
Tom: "Me too. I love that little lanyard in it."
by iLikeTurtles86 August 27, 2009
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adj; something that is completely unbearable. The opposite of standard.
Going to work on Mondays is lanyard.
by standard June 24, 2004
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