ball-busting


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ball-busting

1. mod. very difficult or challenging. (Usually objectionable.) Man, that was a real ball-busting job. I hope I never have to do that again.
2. mod. very obnoxious and threatening. (Usually objectionable.) Who is that ball-busting bitch?
3. mod. very industrious. (Usually objectionable.) That’s a real ball-busting crew working on that job.
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At a meeting last Sunday the bondholders' leader Phivos Mavrovouniotis told members that the ball-busting of the public should be stepped up.
What's hard to deny is how persuasive and contagious the fearless foursome's songs are, especially the irresistible carrier track, She's Kinda Hot, a ball-busting anthem that pays tribute to the outcasts and losers the song champions.
In a prologue that suggests a discarded subplot from "Horrible Bosses," we see Dan quitting his job in the highly competitive mineral sales industry, fed up with his ball-busting superior, Chuck (Sienna Miller).
They have a ball-busting style of management that's prepared to use what Unite call "industrial ransom" to get their way.
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Her nerve endings almost continually exposed, her mouth running like crazy, Mann at first seems to be channeling the ball-busting housewife she played in "Knocked Up" and "This Is 40," but she swiftly establishes Kate as a very different creature--warm and compassionate, and genuinely torn over whether to salvage or further sabotage her marriage.
They also appear in his subconscious in various roles; Murray is especially strong as a John Wayne-style cowboy daring Charlie to face a horde of bikini-clad Indians headed by Ivana, and in an inspired sequence that describes a secret organization of ball-busting women, with Murray leading the charge against them.
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Ditto for Martin's ball-busting ex-wife (Dawn Olivieri), while Glynn Turman is under-used as his dad.
The look on Dukakis' face is priceless, as is her comeback--"I thought you were going to go easy on the medication"--and the first point goes to ball-busting mom.
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Jack Ellis suggests but skillfully never pastiches Nicholson in the ball-busting role of the villainous Jessep.
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Recalling the 80s hit Green Card and the more recent New In Town, it's your standard marriage of convenience rom-com, revolving around a ball-busting boss called Margaret (Bullock).
Meanwhile at his office, in one of the play's limper scenes, we see his ball-busting team leader, a woman aptly named Stern (Barbara Garrick), torment his colleagues for Goldberg's absence.