A clerk required to maintain a posh stylish look to appear well educated and a man of power. In order to get well paying jobs or marry a female of noble birth. One had to "play the part." 2.) British A Cockney rhyming slang for a shark.
1.) A wife or significant other, usually referred to as an "old blade".
2.) Derog. A loud cantankerous woman.
3.) Irish. Derog. A gaudy dressed or bizarre hot mess. Sadly, she's unaware that she stands out in the crowd.
The manipulative asshole in sensitive clothing. The neologism fusion of wimp + hipster. Two characterizations that should immediate vaporize itself before hitting the female atmosphere. Darwin's extraneous variable. He's 2 parts sappy and 3 parts wanker. Check out Rachel Elder's blog, The Whimpster, via Blacktable.com
Claremont Women Pictured: (L/R) Jean Grey, Kitty Pryde, Rogue, Storm
Based on 70s X-Men writer, Chris Claremont who revamped the portrayal of female super-heroes. Under his pen they (Storm, Rogue, Jean Grey, Kitty Pryde, etc.) were written as smart, powerful, capable, multi-faceted female sheroes.