attitude-adjuster

attitude-adjuster

A club that can be used to make people comply, often a police officer's baton. Although the officer threatened to use his attitude-adjuster, the group of teens didn't seem remotely scared. In the midst of the chaos was a police officer using his attitude-adjuster to try to direct traffic.

attitude-adjuster

n. a police officer’s nightstick; any club. Andy had a black attitude-adjuster hanging from his belt, and I wasn’t going to argue with him.
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It's the best attitude-adjuster I've ever come across in all my years in the trade.
The Birmingham Chamber of Commerce PR triumvirate of the aforementioned Lord Lamb, Roger 'the Baron' Monkman (who once almost drove over his own head) and the utterly inimitable Tony 'Spasm the Butler' Bell were always only a telephone call away from a few attitude-adjusters at Hort's Wine Bar or the Old Joint Stock.
FOR those who have difficulty finding your way home after one or two attitude-adjusters at the local, the story of the swift is quite remarkable.
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