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- n. Disdainful remark directed at someone deemed worthless or undesirable.
- n. A preliminary wrestler; a jobber.
- n. an ordinary person; a simpleton
- n. a failure of a boxer that couln't make it big; a tomato can
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* Dater summed it up today like this: "He seemed more like your basic ham-and-egger type of player, but with a filet mignon contract."
In Jake Brigance, you find the distillation of Grisham's own experience as a small-town ham-and-egger around the De Soto County courthouse.
Go to mass, mind your parents, marry the hardworking boy, the ordinary boy, the ham-and-egger they used to say.
CBS' NCAA hoops coverage, MSG put the squeeze on him, treating Johnson like some ham-and-egger.
Even after a stellar career at BU, where he graduated as the second-highest scorer in school history, he was told he was too small to make the National Hockey League, wasn't fast enough, just a ham-and-egger.
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