grease ball

grease ball
n AmE sl
1)

The police spent the summer evenings taking knives from the grease balls in zoot suits — Летними вечерами полиция занималась тем, что отнимала ножи у каких-то скользких типов в широченных пиджаках

2) derog

The firm didn't employ any grease balls — Фирма отказывала в работе разным там испанцам и итальянцам


Новый англо-русский словарь современной разговорной лексики. - М.:«Русский язык-Медиа» . . 2003.

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