crabgrass crabgrass

Definition(s):

  • (n) grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In my yard there are stubborn patches of crabgrass.
  2. Drama in their lives is like crabgrass on their lawn: something to be rooted out the minute it appears and not dwelled upon thereafter.
  3. More like comparing bald eagles to crabgrass.

News

Quotes

  1. GOP pollster Frank Luntz denounced Paul's supporters as "the equivalent of crabgrass . . . not the grass you want, and it spreads faster than the real stuff."
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Frank Luntz Source: Monsters and Critics.com

  2. "Prior to that, it was all mother-in-law, crabgrass jokes, very superficial, and the Jewish Catskills stuff, all pulling stuff out of the same bag, very superficial and very nervous about sexual jokes," Carlin said.
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: George Carlin Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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