cotton-picking

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cotton-picking

An intensifier used to express one's anger or frustration. Oh, he's just a cotton-picking fool—don't listen to a word he says!
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cotton-pickin’

verb

cotton-picking

and cotton-pickin’
mod. worthless; damned. (Folksy.) Who is this cotton-picking bigwig pushing us around?
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However, on her Radio 1 show the other day, it seems she explained that her surname was Cotton - "like cotton pickin" - to guest Morgan Freeman.
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