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a phrase used when somone cant be bothered to do something
person1: "lets call the police on those bankrobbers"
person2: "effort"

'bankrobbers continue and successfully rob the bank'
by scene-person June 04, 2005
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Something that no one wants to hear about.
Baker: I hope you like this cake, I spent 7 hours in the kitchen preparing it.
Guest (trying to be nice): Yeah it's really good (spits it out)

Student: Please accept my research project, I stayed up all night for a week getting it done!
Professor: No, I wanted APA formatting, not MLA. You get a zero.

Guy: I did nothing these past 3 days cuz I was waiting for your call.
Girl: What's wrong with you?? Get a life!

*- Don't EVER reveal the effort you spent on something! -*
by UrbanPrick April 06, 2010
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It is considered an effort when:
1.Something is very poor/rubbish/daft.
2.Someone is being foolish (i.e. bipping someone).
Person 1 - "Pick that up"
Person 2 - "You're a proper effort you!"
by Martin Heward September 14, 2004
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Rural northeastern pennsylvania town containing a bunch of shrewish, skeezy crackers.
Everyone from Staten Island moves to Effort.
by Smartie May 15, 2004
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When something is done by someone following what they think is a winning formula, but their lack of imagination and mediocrity shines through.
Her: Did you hear the new Radiohead song?
Him: Yeah, a complete effort.

Him: Did you see the new bridge over the Liffey?
Her: Yeah, what an effort.
by Maidhcil Mac Fheorais September 18, 2007
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