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piker

(ˈpɑɪkɚ)
1. n. a miser; a cheapskate. (Also a term of address.) A 5 percent tip? You piker!
2. n. a lazy person; a shirker. Come on, you lazy piker. There’s plenty left for you to do.
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The second Tuesday of the month sees the Tyneside Division meet at The Highlander, Front St Winlaton, Blaydon, and this month on the 14th, controversial piker Dennis Moules will be giving a talk entitled 40 Years of Fenland Piking at the meeting.
He's always wearing that shirt on game day,'' Piker said.
Piker attributes the increase largely to a growing resistance to the chemical treatments.
Piker shows that "felt" contradiction or "felt" inconsistency was extremely rare.
The Cornish fans registered disgust, unwilling to give in to a bunch of pikers.
49) On this point, see Joshua Piker, "Lying Together: The Imperial Implications of Cross-Cultural Untruths, American Historical Review 116, no, 4 (Oct.
Obama really has shown what a piker Bush was when it comes to throwing away taxpayers' dollars, including "green" subsidies to companies like Solyndra, a no-effect stimulus, buyouts and Queen Michelle's vacations and parties.
Butt is not quite in that league as a Republican stalwart, but is no piker when it comes to supporting the governor: He gave $250,000 over the last decade, including three contributions totaling $75,000 between December 2009 and November 2010.
Immigrant or citizen, president or piker, nobody is above the law.
The purchase was the largest in history by a tenant, and made Mort Zuckerman, who completed the biggest pure-investor purchase of the year (in plunking down $930 million for Boston's John Hancock Building), look like a piker.
Once news was out, the pike was heavily targeted and then died, allegedly after mishandling from an inexperienced piker.
Like the teachers before him (Fred Olsen, Jeff Shapiro, Todd Piker, Shiro Otani, Janet Mansfield and others too numerous to name here), John Dix arrived in the cool evening going straight to the kiln to assess what he was up against.
ATFBank-Kyrgyzstan OJSC, subsidiary of ATFBank-Kazakhstan will get US$20 million loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for 5 years, Board Chairman Alexander Piker told news conference in AKIpress news center today.
Still, she was a piker compared to Harvard Medical School's Joseph Biederman and Timothy Wilens, each of whom took in more than $1.
Colliers International's possible acquisition of GVA Williams raises the question of what will happen to the real estate brokerage firm Abrams Benisch & Piker, the Manhattan affiliate of Colliers International known as Colliers ABR since the two companies formed an alliance in the 1990s.