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pick-up artist

A man devoted to using a specific set of strategies in order to seduce ("pick up") women, and who perhaps instructs other men in how to do the same. You know how everyone tells you to just be yourself when talking to a girl? Well, a pick-up artist will tell you to do the opposite.
See also: artist

pickup

1. n. something eaten or drunk to boost energy; a pick-me-up. Bartender, I need a little pickup.
2. n. a sudden increase in something, such as speed or tempo in music. There will be a pickup in sales during the Christmas season.
3. mod. spontaneous; unplanned. (see also scratch.) A pickup game can be fun if the sides are evenly matched.
4. n. an arrest. (Underworld.) Send Sergeant Townsend out to make the pickup.
5. n. someone whose acquaintance is made solely for sexual purposes. She’s no date. She’s just a pickup.
6. n. the power of a car’s engine as reflected in the car’s ability to reach a high speed quickly. Little cars hardly ever have enough pickup.
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BAIC Grand Tiger G3 Single Cab Pickup patrons can enjoy free first year insurance (Oman and the UAE).
Like with car sharing apps, Yalla Pickup users can also choose from the different types and sizes of trucks, enter details of the pickup and drop off location using Google Maps, and ascertain the total estimated fare and order the nearest registered vehicle to complete the task.
Walmart has also introduced a mobile check-in feature for its online grocery pickup service.
Designed by a physicist and engineer, each Dialtone Pickup proudly is made in the United States, using premium processes, materials and components.
Alvadore Community Chest - Pickup dates are between 10 a.
The fact that contractors are buying new pickup trucks indicates an uptick in new housing starts.
The report mentioned that pickup trucks sales are down sharply from earlier this decade, when F-Series trucks reached a peak of 939,511 in 2004.
There is an element of the pickup truck market that we believe was altered for the long term, if not permanently, by the economic crisis.
The driver of the pickup was interviewed by police.
1 feel it a great honor and privilege to be [WCF] president," Pickup says, and he plans to continue the WCF legacy Summerhays left behind by forging ahead with some areas he focused on, including customer service, the company's fiscal strength, low workers compensation insurance costs and community involvement.
Conversely, issues also surround a cost-effective solution for the pickup of small quantities of assets.
Meanwhile, the Toyota Camry displaced the Dodge Ram pickup at No.
LANCASTER -- Two people were seriously injured in a collision between a big rig and a pickup truck that was passing slower-moving vehicles on two-lane Highway 138.
Pickup truck production capacity has been increased from 320,000 to 350,000 units in total, which is made up of 200,000 units in Samrong Plant, 50,000 units for Knockdown-based exports in Gateway Plant, and 100,000 units in GM Thailand.
said Monday it will shortly release a new pickup truck in Thailand, the biggest automobile market in Southeast Asia.