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shenanigan

shuh na ni guhn

  • n  reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
  • n  the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

  • Fed up with her temperamental shenanigans, the Metropolitan Opera fires soprano Kathleen Battle.
  • Obama could never get away with the kind of sexual shenanigans that Clinton did, he mused, because Michelle wouldn't stand for it: "She would impeach him herself!".
  • The plaintiffs' attorneys had heard tales of "defense shenanigans" during the criminal case, so their first step was the installation of a complex alarm system to guard against .
News & Articles

  • THE FREQUENCY: Many genres represented with music at the beach
    • Deanna Bogart plays boogie woogie music at The Globe in Berlin at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, June 15. $25 • The Dublin 5 plays Celtic music at Shenanigan’s Irish Pub in Ocean City at 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14-15.
    June 14, 2013 - Eastern Shore News
  • Woman shot, killed outside Baton Rouge club
    Baton Rouge police say a 27-year-old woman died after she was shot while sitting in a vehicle outside Club Shenanigan's. Police say Octavia Jackson was shot multiple times in the upper torso while sitting in the front passenger seat of a vehicle about 2 a.m. Sunday. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely says the driver, a friend of Jackson's, drove her to Baton Rouge General Medical Center, but doctors ...
    June 10, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette
  • Woman shot, killed outside Baton Rouge club - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a 27-year-old woman died after she was shot while sitting in a vehicle outside Club Shenanigan's.
    June 10, 2013 - KALB Alexandria
Quotes

  • Ayman al-Zawahri in United Press International
    His bloody messages were received and they are still coming and they will not be obstructed either by the public relations campaigns, the shenanigan visits or the articulate words,al-Zawahiri said.
  • Henry Bonilla in KVUE
    We saw what happened when he pulled a shenanigan like this against Kay Hutchison years ago. At the 11th hour, he just stood up and said, 'It's a bogus indictment,'said US Rep. Henry Bonilla, R-Texas.
  • Michael Prue in Toronto Star
    The city above the law, is what I call it in the House,Prue said Monday. "A week hardly goes by that I don't read about another shenanigan. It's beyond the pale."

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