cotton-picking


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cot·ton-pick·ing

(kŏt′n-pĭk′ĭng)
adj. Informal
Used as an intensive: a cotton-picking fool; out of your cotton-picking mind.

cotton-picking

adj
slang US and Canadian (intensifier qualifying something undesirable): you cotton-picking layabout!.
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cotton-picking

[ˈkɒtnˌpɪkɪŋ] ADJ (US) → condenado
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They telled me she was a good cook; and they can use her for that, or set her at the cotton-picking.
According to the message, among the country's districts leading in cotton-picking in 2017 were Saatli (25,742 tons), Bilasuvar (24,761 tons), Barda (22,359 tons) and Aghjabadi (20,376 tons).
These are the months when cotton-picking season begins.
Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Pakistan Furkat A Sidikov said that cotton-picking equipment and tractors from Uzbekistan was available in Pakistan and successfully operating in the local fields.
They are major participants in food production in rice and wheat-growing regions, as well as in cotton-picking processes.
LAHORE -- Punjab Agriculture Department has decided to provide cotton-picking training to the women who work in cotton fields.
Taking us from the Gold Coast of Africa to the cotton-picking plantations of Mississippi, from the missionary schools of Ghana to the dive bars of Harlem, spanning three continents and seven generations, Yaa Gyasi has written a miraculous novel--the intimate, gripping story of a brilliantly vivid cast of characters and through their lives, the very story of America itself.
There are usually 4 to 6 rounds of cotton-picking from a single plant, with intervals of 8-12 days between each picking.
Washington, Nov 15 ( ANI ): Tom Cruise's legal team has compared Jewish and gay journalists to cotton-picking slaves working on a plantation.
SHE has been described as the new Dolly Parton - but that's to do Toronto troubadour Lindi Ortega a cotton-picking injustice.
The government accredited 15 Tajik NGOs working with IOM to monitor the fall cotton harvest in 25 cotton-picking districts in Tajikistan from September 15 until December 15.
19 Which cartoon character's catchphrases included 'Just a cotton-picking minute' and 'Dagnabit Muskie'?