mongoose mongoose  /ˈmɑŋ ɡus/

Definition(s):

  • (n) agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents

Usage(s):

  1. As long as Kashmir remains an issue between them, India and Pakistan will rage at each other with the furious in tensity of a cobra and a mongoose.
  2. Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, a gallant little mongoose, loved everything but snakes.
  3. Some would argue that bloggers or the blogosphere is continuing the snake-versus-mongoose kind of debate that you've left behind.

News

  1. Police beat June 7

    Bike stolen: Jason Martin of Houston told Canonsburg police Wednesday that his 26-inch Mongoose bicycle was stolen from outside his workplace at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Cavasina Drive.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Observer-Reporter

  2. Mongoose Salvo Comp review

    Sub-£1,000 full-sussers are rare offerings from mainstream bike brands, but the Salvo Comp isn’t even the cheapest dual suspension bike in the Mongoose family. That honour goes to the Salvo Sport, which costs £200 less. But the Comp benefits substantially from its higher pricetag, most notably by having a far better fork and an air shock.  Ride & handling: Weighty but fun and competent Tipping ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

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Quotes

  1. Law said: "The Mongoose has the potential to revolutionise cricket. Without changing your technique, the bat allows you to hit the ball harder and further. It's power is phenomenal and it's a weapon of mass destruction."
    on May 22, 2009 By: Stuart Law Source: This is London

  2. "Later in life when we look back, I think it will be one of the greatest rivalries," Schumacher said. "I talk about Snake (Don Prudhomme) and the Mongoose (Tom McEwen). That's what I grew up on. The fact is, Snake won most of that. He had a...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Tony Schumacher Source: MLive.com

  3. "The combination of Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard will have all the hallmarks of the mongoose and the cobra," Mr Pyne told AAP.
    on Dec 3, 2006 By: Christopher Pyne Source: The Age

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