barrack-room

Translations

barrack-room

[ˈbærəkrʊm]
A. Ndormitorio m de tropa
B. CPDcuartelero
barrack-room ballad Ncanción f cuartelera
barrack-room lawyer Nprotestón/ona m/f

barrack-room

adj attrrau, roh; barrack-room languageLandsersprache f
References in classic literature ?
It passed the heavy time till dinner - a most unappetizing meal served to the boys and a few invalids in a corner of a barrack-room.
Afterwards I heard of his barrack-room success as a lieutenant, and of the fast life he was leading.
He regretted the clink of sabre and spurs on a fine afternoon, the barrack-room witticisms, the girls of garrison towns; but, besides, he had also a sense of grievance.
He found him in a dull room, fadedly furnished, much as I had found him in his barrack-room but a little while before, except that he was not writing but was sitting with a book before him, from which his eyes and thoughts were far astray.
Any moment they might have been blown to smithereens yet they were carrying on with their game as if they were in a barrack-room at home.
Re-building the confidence of those using Change Step is a big part of the job - along with much of the familiar barrack-room humour the forces are famed for.
In closer examination of Rudyard Kipling's Barrack-Room Ballads, first published in 1892, these Clausewitzian conflicts work in concert.
The style involves framing a barrack-room lawyer's question and waiting a full five seconds before demanding a yes or no answer in a constant stream of interruption.
I reckon any employer receiving a job application from Caitlin will hurl it into the bin because who would want a barrack-room lawyer on their payroll?
Everything about it stank, from the timing to the almost immediate BHA backtrack to the weighing room full of bolshie barrack-room lawyers.
Long after your visit, our teams of outreach alehouse communists with a sound knowledge of barrack-room Keynesian economics will set about sorting out the mess that the last two buffoons created.