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!

cotton-picking

and cotton-pickin’
mod. worthless; damned. (Folksy.) Who is this cotton-picking bigwig pushing us around?
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Let's put the past behind us and look at the bigger picture which is, of course, that we all want out of this cotton-pickin' division and he's a player who will wade in with a stack of goals - guaranteed.
We were railroaded into covering those darned cheatin' bondholder gamblers by the Brussels bandits and we handed over our cash like cotton-pickin' chickens.
So why is their beef and lamb so cotton-pickin' expensive?
Doug Lewis, director of the Election Center, which is also known as the National Association of Election Officials, told The Associated Press that "for 7,800 jurisdictions in this country, it looked like things came out pretty cotton-pickin' well.
The best preparation to keep the cotton-pickin' silver solder off places where it's unwanted sometimes seems like a waste of time.
The congressmen in turn launched a series of hearings, calling in institute officials to inquire who in the Cotton-pickin' name of Mather cares about the perversions of Native American homosexuals, to which the researchers replied, um, the studies were approved by a panel of scientific experts, and, gee, the Native American community has been underserved and is having a real problem with AIDS these days.
cotton-pickin' minute - you ask darkly - where's the catch?
But wait a cotton-pickin' minute, that's exactly what a TV studio is like.
Dear Celi: When it comes to sex or the decision to refrain, sweet pea, you don't have to do a cotton-pickin' thing you don't want to.
If you vote for me without knowing me, you're outta your cotton-pickin' mind and you're wasting your vote.
Congress: Are you out of your cotton-pickin' minds?
Just hang on a cotton-pickin' minute there cowboy, we don't want to offend any potential white knights from across the pond.
He was a Communist by faith, a true Communist, not a powder-puff one, like the thin lecturers and leaflet-writers in cotton-pickin' denim, who stalked the corridors of the colleges, spouting in shrill tones from pale lips.
Thank goodness every cotton-pickin' news outlet in the United States is following which way the candidates are bouncing, because it must be more important than what they plan to do about the 44 million Americans who lack health insurance, or the record federal deficit, or the war in Iraq, or the cost of college, or our dependence on foreign oil, or the impact of global warming, and other lightweight stuff like that.