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- noun a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing
- noun a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence
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I guess fans are kind of freaked out that I'm going to turn into this huge ball-buster!
Now add political ball-buster to pop sensation Lady Gaga's impressive list of attributes.
You really gotta love that one incident where a woman who has a reputation as a ball-buster and seems to make Maggie Thatcher warm & cuddly gets choked up, now stamps her as a cry baby. 35 years of working on women's rights and this is what she gets.
Bitchney: "I've been called a 'ball-buster' before, but who knew that I was actually that good at it?"
If an Obama campaign volunteer emailed a friend to say "Hillary Clinton's a real ball-buster," and that friend wasn't really much of a friend but passed it on to Drudge, would that prove that the Obama campaign was coordinating an effort to use gutter-level sexist campaign tactics?
Does he not understand that one of the main reasons Palin has had such broad appeal is that beneath the pretty smile she projects the image of a real ball-buster?
He's more than qualified for an informal role as back-up ball-buster.
I noticed the naivete regarding your belief in the long term successful ball-buster CEO, rather than the team-builder.
When we come back, another ball-buster, Michael Moore; I wasn ` t sure I was reading that right.
In their appraisals of Hillary Clinton, the pollsters and pundits who have not gotten beyond that mommy/ball-buster teeter-totter narrative of American womanhood also have not begun to diagnose gender dynamics beyond the perspective of the little boy and his mom.