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  • n. a person whose hobby is train spotting
  • n. an obsessive follower of any minority interest or hobby


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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  • "...I imagine." HAR!

    July 26, 2008

  • an addiction to heroin and an incomprehensible Glaswegian accent are potential, but not necessary, accessories.

    Brainspotting would be magnetic resonance imaging of one kind or another, I imagine. Such as functional imaging (fMRI), where they do things like ask a rat to do a crossword puzzle and map which regions of his little rodent brain light up as he is struggling with 12 down.

    July 26, 2008

  • Shouldn't that be a "brainspotter?"

    July 26, 2008

  • trainspotter(figurative sense) a person who collects trivial information of any sort

    July 26, 2008