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bull session

Any informal, spontaneous, and lengthy conversation or discussion among a group of people, especially men. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. My co-workers and I like to have bull sessions in the restaurant after we close for the night.
See also: bull, session

bitch session

rude slang A period of complaining or griping about something. If you leave dishes out again, it will definitely lead to another bitch session with Marjorie—she's not happy unless everything is perfectly put away.
See also: bitch, session

rap session

A conversation or discussion between two or more people. The principal said she wanted to have a quick rap session with me about my plans after high school. I'd love to hear your ideas, Jared. Come into my office later for a quick rap session.
See also: rap, session

rump session

A smaller conference or meeting that occurs after a larger one. As usual, there will be a rump session in the evening following the cyber-security conference that addresses concerns specific to small-business owners. The top brass all got together for a rump session after the AGM to discuss how best to steer the company moving forward.
See also: rump, session

in session

[of a court, congress, or other organization] operating or functioning. Use of cameras is forbidden while the meeting is in session. The spectators must remain quiet while court is in session.
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jam session

an informal session where musicians play together. Andy and Nick had a jam session last night and kept all the neighbors awake.
See also: jam, session

rump session

a meeting held after a larger meeting. A rump session continued after the meeting was adjourned. A lot of business was conducted in the rump session.
See also: rump, session

bull session

An informal discussion, as in College students love late-night bull sessions about anything and everything, from professors to poetry to politics . This expression originally referred to an exchange of opinions and anecdotes, including stories of sexual prowess, by men, and then came to be used more broadly. [Slang; c. 1915]
See also: bull, session

bitch session

n. a session of complaining; an informal gripe session. (see also bitch. Usually objectionable.) We were just having a bitch session. Come on in.
See also: bitch, session

bull session

n. a session of casual conversation. The gals were sitting around enjoying a bull session.
See also: bull, session

rap session

n. an informal conversation session. The kids settled down for a long rap session.
See also: rap, session

session

1. n. a drinking bout. He was just sobering up from a session with the bottle.
2. n. a marijuana-smoking session; time spent on a drug high. (Collegiate.) What a fine session that was!

bull session

An informal discussion. A bull session was originally a late-night college men's dormitory conversation with a wide range of topics—politics, sex, sports, sex, religion, sex . . . The word “bull,” which meant something boastful or outlandish, came from—no surprise here—“bullshit.”
See also: bull, session
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Future MP Mohammad Hajjar said his bloc would not attend the Parliament session "because the reasons that led us not to participate in the past four sessions still existed."
Harb pointed out that the current Parliament "must reaffirm at the beginning of the session, that it is still open..And in case he won't define that it would mean that the session be still open and if he won't do that, it would mean he must call for a second session..The second session can't elect a parliament speaker and his two deputies, because their election was not elected in the first session."
The Constitution gives the governor and the Legislature the power to call special sessions as needed - usually to cope with a budgetary emergency.
"Session is neither a micro, a macro, nor an import," noted Irene Firmat, Full Sail founder and CEO.
Session 2 on "Reactive extrusion and PO modification/functionalization," will be chaired by Abdelhadi Sahnoune of ExxonMobil Chemical.
Those not attending lectures were provided a weekly session to ask questions of the course director.
During individual eight-hour sessions, they were encouraged to close their eyes, listen to classical music, and "direct their attention inward." At a second session two months later, the two groups were switched.
The third plenary session was presented by Fred Kern, the University of North Texas, and Martha Hilley, coordinator of group piano and pedagogy at The University of Texas at Austin.
In the session Going Digital District-wide Today, Randi Zwicker told how Collier County Public Schools in Naples, Fla., are now providing interactive multimedia opportunities for every student in every grade.