from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Slang The electric chair.
  • noun Informal A position in which one is subjected to extreme stress or discomfort, as by excessive criticism.

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  • noun slang the electric chair
  • noun by extension any stressful situation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person
  • noun a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism


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