from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A malicious or petty person.
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- n. A mean person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person of mean disposition
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Democrats are just plain meanie and hateful people.
I have to be the "meanie" who says enough is enough, turn the TV off.
The aliensalso include animated gummi baren, giant 3-eyed snails and Shrek-like green and purple "meanie" aliens.
It's far more interesting than the Canadian election campaign, which took a nasty turn in negative ads when Jack Layton called Stephen Harper a "meanie".
IOW, What kind of meanie makes fun of somebody for being clumsy?
You're entitled to a "meanie" day once in a while!
I guess being the "meanie" behind the deserved jail and rehab time will grate on your nerves, huh?
So sorry for being such a "meanie", for I hadn't seen this incident as the HUGE, ...
I never got any credit for those years of turning the other cheek to his passive-aggressive work ethic, he whined to management as if I had been some kind of "meanie" all that time when in fact he had been the transgressor.
It is rather pathetic, though, that before mention of his genius and hard work, it was felt to be very important to note that he wasn't a "meanie," he was a "softie" -- "He hugged his children, bathed them when they were babies, and let them jump on the sofa, even though it was against the rules."
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