mean streak


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mean streak

Fig. a tendency for a person to do things that are mean. I think that Wally has a mean streak that no one ever saw before this incident.
See also: mean, streak
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Henderson said: "All the folk around me tell me to stop being so friendly, that I've got to develop a mean streak.
GARRY MONK'S push for promotion was dealt a blow as Norwich extended a mean streak.
Lady Spikers head coach Ramil De Jesus said his team has a newfound mean streak as they have not dropped a set for the past three games.
Ross County goal hero Michael Gardyne reckons his team-mates have to develop a mean streak and be more ruthless in games when they're on top.
Most of the characters in Capone, the Cobbs, and Me will be instantly recognizable to baseball fans; there's notorious gangster Al Capone, Hall of Famer with a mean streak Ty Cobb, baseball commissioner Kennisaw Mountain Landis, even musician Louis Armstrong.
PHIL Jagielka insists Everton DO have a mean streak - even if they do clinch a European spot via the Fair Play League.
Considering his character's mile-wide mean streak, we wouldn't be at all surprised if a few Potter fans are a little
The visitors have committed the fewest fouls in the division and may lack the mean streak required to get the better of Braga, who have been criticised by Benfica coach Jorge Jesus for their aggressive approach.
Does this mean that God had a mean streak inside him?
Miley Cyrus' foam finger, Taylor Swift's mean streak and the look on Rihanna's face while Drake performed will surely be remembered, but these MTV Video Music Awards belonged to Justin Timberlake.
Each Baddie has a super power and a super cool name, Sandman, Mean Streak, Giant Boy, Scorcher (he burns things, you know), etc.
Washington, March 13 ( ANI ): Infants as young as nine months old prefer individuals who punish those who are not like them, and this seemingly innate mean streak grows stronger in the next five months of life, a study by researchers at Yale University has found.
A couple of new signings, preferably with exacting standards and a mean streak, should be recruited, while the boss gradually breaks up and replaces the old guard.
BLUES SQUARE BET PREM NEWPORT COUNTY 1 Knights (74) TAMWORTH 2 St Aimie (47), Christie (59) KILLER instinct is the answer to Newport's problems according to Justin Edinburgh and the new County boss is ordering his players to bring their mean streak to tomorrow's clash with Kettering.
PHIL BARDSLEY puts Sunderland's mean streak down to the benefits of a settled back four.