pie-eater

pie-eater
1. кратковременная неудача, испытание судьбы;
2. незначительный, второсортный человек; 3. австралиец англо-кельтского происхождения

Australian slang. 2013.

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  • Pie-eater — an Australian; foolish person …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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  • pie-wagon — n American a pie eater Joe s scored himself a real pie wagon this time …   Contemporary slang

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