from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of sellout.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of selling out, literally or figuratively.
- n. See auction-pitch, under pitch.
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And yet we hear the pejorative term "sell-out" applied to union negotiators who agree to two-tier arrangements.
When she argued that Democrats fended off cuts to entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare, she was loudly chided for voting for "that Satan sandwich" and called a "sell-out."
I predict that the people who called Matt a corporate sell-out for wanting the Democrats to compromise in order to pass a health care bill, rather than letting it fail, will now call Matt a sellout for NOT wanting the Democrats to compromise on financial regulation and potentially letting it fail.
Oh yeah ... maybe its because you are a sell-out to the insurance industry and American's have caught on.
With performances by the band, Roots, and The Gift Horse Project with Karen Elson, Zac Hanson and Rain Phoenix, the event also featured a sell-out raffle.
We progressives have won so many battles, have made so much progress turning America into a decent country, and now the only thing standing between us and total victory is sell-out Obama.
Cage's complete and total sell-out as an actor -- it takes big, big paychecks to run up the kind of debts and foolish investments that he has -- will be the subject of a later commentary.
+McCain HC - McCain HC Townhall details, another sell-out pre-declared!
Initially, it may be left to only a few to hold this Obama garbage up to public ridicule long enough for the People to be fully informed before and during a vigorous attack on Obama as a cowering sell-out.
Goldfish played to a sell-out crowd while the sun set over the mountains.
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