ginned ginned  /ˈdʒɪnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
  2. (n) a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
  3. (n) a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
  4. (n) a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
  5. (v) separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
  6. (v) trap with a snare

Usage(s):

  1. Some tax laws are expiring while others are being ginned up; assets like housing and stocks that typically produce gains have delivered staggering losses.
  2. YouTube videos in the little YouTube client Apple has ginned up sound great but look lousy.
  3. This year the first bale was picked, ginned and baled in Starr County near the Mexican border by June 22.

News

  1. SUNY board moves toward rare addition of college

    The State University of New York on Tuesday moved toward creating the first new SUNY college in 50 years, but only after several trustees warned the decision is based on too much corporate influence, a ginned-up report and an internal power struggle...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: News 10 NBC Rochester

  2. LATEST NEWS

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State University of New York board of trustees has made a major move to create the first new college in 50 years, but only after several trustees warned the decision is based on corporate influence, a ginned-up report and an internal power struggle.
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

  3. Update: Fired ABT captain says harassment allegations are untrue

    By Jeff Burlew Democrat Senior Writer -- Capt. Rodney Tilley and his attorney say charges against him were ginned up by ABT staff members in Orlando who bucked orders and were unhappy after one of their coworkers was disciplined earlier this year.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Tallahassee Democrat

Quotes

  • "So if he is ginned up to fight the good fight in Iraq, I would suggest that he calls up another 20,000 Australians and sends them to Iraq," Obama said. "Otherwise it's just a bunch of empty rhetoric."
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

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