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1. A shortening of "AK-47 assault rifle." In the movie, the hero busts into the room wielding an AK in each hand and blows all the bad guys away. When I found myself staring down the barrel of that guy's AK, all I could do was beg for mercy. What are you thinking, bringing an AK into a crowded place like this?
2. An initialism of "alter kocker," a Yiddish term referring to a crotchety old man. Don't you listen to that schlemiel, sonny. He's nothing but an AK! The man downstairs may seem like an AK, but he's really very nice—he's actually helped me carry my groceries many times. Please don't take it personally—my husband can be such an AK sometimes!
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akand ok (ɑk)
n. October. (Securities markets: options and futures trading.) When the oks expire on Friday, we’ll start looking at the dec index. I told him to buy the “aks,” or Octobers, and he looked at me like I was crazy!
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