groundhog groundhog  /ˈɡraʊnd ˌhɑɡ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) reddish brown North American marmot

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Somewhere in Pennsylvania theres a groundhog chuckling evilly in his den.
  2. groundhog hand of New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is bitten by Sue Simmons does impression of.

News

  1. U.S. Open: Groundhog runs past Phil Mickelson

    ARDMORE, Pa. — Considering Phil Mickelson's tendency to place second at the U.S. Open, the last thing he probably wants to see is history repeating itself. And yet Friday afternoon somehow turned into Groundhog Day when an actual groundhog ran … Continue reading ?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Devil Ball Golf via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Celeb chef to host this year's Quahog Day on the Cape

    Quahog Day - Cape Cod's colorful, somewhat eccentric answer to Groundhog Day - is just a week away. It's then we'll know how many weeks of beach weather we'll get this summer on the Cape. Doug the Quahog, sitting in a red velvet-lined clamming basket, delivers the official prediction to his human sidekick, Johnny Quahog - affectionately known as the Secretary General of the Quahog Republic. This ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Ed Rood Nature Photo: Chucking out things

    A young groundhog, also known as a woodchuck, explores the world outside its den as it prepares to live on its own. At five to six weeks of age, woodchuck cubs will find their own den. They also are good swimmers and can easily climb trees to escape possible predators. If frightened, the hairs on their tails will stick up looking like a hair brush. Lens: Nikon 70-200mm VR f/2.8 exposed at f/3.5 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Ames Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "That was definitely an Eastern Conference grind-it-out game, where both teams were hitting each other and battling," Saunders said. "I thought it was like Groundhog Day. I thought it was almost the same game as before and the scoring ends up...
    on May 24, 2007 By: Flip Saunders Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "While the committee has the authority to issue a subpoena, it is hard to see what this will accomplish, apart from a Groundhog Day replay of the same issues that are already the subject of litigation," Luskin wrote in the letter, which was...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Robert Luskin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It seems to be groundhog day as far as the NSW government is concerned," Mr Stoner said. "These proposals have been around for a long time; it's time for Morris Iemma to do more than just talk about it."
    on Apr 22, 2008 By: Andrew Stoner Source: Southern Weekly

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