gestapo gestapo  /ɡə ˈstɑ poʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the secret state police in Nazi Germany; known for its terrorist methods

News

  1. Letter: Count the ways

    James Cavanagh, Naples: Do you think the label "Gestapo" is appropriate?
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  2. Creepy pee-pee Gestapo, you’ve gotta go!

    The pee has hit the fan. Our country’s anti-doping goons used Gestapo-like tactics to publicly humiliate, shame and degrade one of the country’s greatest athletes — gold-medal skier Lindsey Vonn. Heads should roll. Lindsey on Monday went from walking the red carpet at a glittering event to peeing in...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: New York Post

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Quotes

  1. "The Mugabe regime is behaving like the Gestapo towards itspolitical opponents," Mr Howard said. "The living standards in the country are probably the lowest of any in the world. You have an absolutely unbelievable rate ofinflation. I have no...
    on May 13, 2007 By: John Howard Source: The Australian

  2. Entertainer Harry Belafonte denounced "the new Gestapo of Homeland Security."
    on Jan 21, 2006 By: Harry Belafonte Source: Washington Post

  3. "The EPA, the Gestapo of government, pure and simply has been one of the major claw-hooks that the government maintains on the backs of our constituents," DeLay said in 1995. "God has brought to us Terri Schiavo to elevate the visibility of...
    on Apr 19, 2005 By: Tom DeLay Source: Columbus Free Press

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