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tire kicker

1. One who examines or inspects a second-hand car or cars, often without really intending to buy anything. Primarily heard in Australia. This guy isn't a serious buyer, he's just a tire kicker.
2. One who wastes another's time. We need serious candidates for this position, so make sure to eliminate any tire kickers.
See also: kicker, tire


and ass-kicker
n. someone or something capable of defeating or surpassing all others. That idea is a real butt-kicker. He is an ass-kicker, but he at least rewards us for putting up with him.




n. a clever but stinging remark; a sharp criticism; a zinger. I waited for the kicker, and finally it came.
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