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sheeple
used to describe people who follow the crowd and do not have their own opinion; derived from combination: sheep+people
silver-tongued
good at talking to others, impressive as a speaker
occupational hazard
illness or danger related to a given occupation
moneyed
wealthy, rich
furkid
pet which is treated by its owner as a child
wasband
ex-husband
deskfast
breakfast which is eaten at a desk (d..)
kidult
middle-aged person who participates in youth culture and forms of entertainment
chugger
person who collects money for a charity by asking people in the street to support their organisation (c..)
lily-livered
not corageous or brave
mike
to put a microphone on somebody in order to record them
mixer tap
a tap for both hot and cold water
fraudster
person who commits fraud
egosurfer
person who surfs the Net in search of their name or their business’s name
Internot
person who refuses to use the Internet
meatspace
real world, as opposed to the virtual one
portafuel
meal which you can carry with you
flunky
someone who is too obedient
custom-made
made especially for a particular person
rip-roaring
noisy and exciting; wild
single-minded
focused on an aim, determined to achieve the one thing that seems worth it
fantafabulous
(informal) really great
sourpuss
person who constantly looks as if dissatisfied
slack-jawed
(informal) extremely surprised
twinkie
TV news presenter with little experience but a lot of charm
luser
user (of technical device) who can’t cope with it
pacy
walking/moving fast; exciting, full of movement and action
moo
(old-fashioned, informal) annoying woman, a stupid female;
munchkin
nice child
cineaste
someone who is extremely interested in the cinema; a person professionally involved in film production