elephant elephant  /ˈɛ lə fənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) five-toed pachyderm
  2. (n) the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874

Usage(s):

  1. On the heels of the Tom Swifties, here come the elephants.
  2. After they heal, Chailert transfers them to Elephant Haven, a 2,000-acre retirement home in which they live out their days.
  3. White elephants are a symbol for useless beauty, for that which is at the same time precious and without value.

News

  1. Elephant Talk Communications Completes $12.0 Million Registered Direct Offering

    OKLAHOMA CITY, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK), a leading international provider of proprietary Software Defined Network Architecture (Software DNA™) platforms ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Meeting today on Niabi elephant report

    The elephant expert who is urging Niabi Zoo officials to consider getting out of the elephant business is scheduled today to share his concerns for aging pachyderms Babe and Sophie.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  3. Elephant Talk Communications Receives Notice That NYSE MKT Accepted The Company's Plan To Regain Compliance With ...

    OKLAHOMA CITY, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK), a leading international provider of proprietary Software Defined Network Architecture (Software DNA™) platforms ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "He and my management, they have each other's contact information. I went to (the New York club) Pink Elephant, and he came by. All of a sudden, the next day, I'm seeing that we were kissing and hugging up each other. You can't even go out with a...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Rihanna Source: Toronto Star

  2. "When the elephant falls down, all the grass gets crushed as well," Mr. Bernanke said.
    on Jul 26, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "The misinformation that came out during the trial is the elephant in the room," Cook told Walters. "It's the elephant in the room for my kids."
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Peter Cook Source: KCRA.com

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