The lifestyle of genteel scholarly shabbiness.
"A PhD is no longer synonymous with genteel scholarly shabbiness but can be leveraged into great wealth, personal and corporate."

- FT July 25, 2009
by T. Polkinghorne July 27, 2009
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Post Hole Digger: A hard workin, White trash individual, who diggs post holes on a daily basis.
Rusty Shackleford has his P.H.D., but it ain't exactly a degree.
by Billy Dog Gooberbeeller August 06, 2009
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1. A Doctor of Philosophy.
2. Proof of Intelligence.
3. Something which Ian will not ever achieve.
1. In answering a question on qualifications:
Dude#1: "Yo - which one'a y'all got a PhD??"
Dude#2: "yes"
Dude#3: "YUP"
Ian: *tears*
by Craigy September 28, 2005
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Doctor of Philosophy, a person who has a PhD degree from a university
Hey Andy I'm getting my PhD in Computer Science soon!
by teh_applegoddess July 07, 2003
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Persistent hater degree. Someone who persistently hates on the next man for having something he don't possess.
Mike:Stay away from Ron. I heard he had a PHD.
Vinny: Yeah I know, Ron has always been a hater.
by boo&brasen February 27, 2012
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