thumbsucker


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thumb•suck•er

(ˈθʌmˌsʌk ər)

n.
1. a person who habitually sucks a thumb.
2. Slang. think piece.
[1890–1900]
thumb′suck`ing, n.
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But unlike The Art Of Getting By, It's Kind Of A Funny Story and Thumbsucker, this time the hero (played by Logan Lerman) is less slappable.
They include long-standing friend Jon Favreau, who wrote Swingers, the hip indie movie that propelled them both to fame' Vince's old flame Joey Lauren Adams (A Cool Dry Place) and Vincent D'Onofrio who worked with Vince on The Cell and Thumbsucker.
ADAPTED from the novel by Walter Kirn, Thumbsucker is a deeply moving rites of passage story that makes Adrian Mole's growing pains seem rather mundane in comparison.
Thumbsucker is a deeply-moving rites of passage story that makes Adrian Mole's growing pains seem rather mundane in comparison.
Thumbsucker is a cautionary tale of over-dependence which warns thumb-sucking can lead to dysfunctional behaviour in adulthood.
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Current projects include Thumbsucker, in which her co-stars will include Keanu Reeves.
Cathy saw him clench those splayed teeth -- thumbsucker, she thought in secret contempt -- and the hatred that rose out of him was so intense it would have withered her had she not clearly seen the fear and helplessness beneath it.
But Slick Spins is no rehash, unsubstantiated thumbsucker, or abstruse pontification in the guise of scholarship.
Then let's circle back and do the 35-inch thumbsucker that's going to be in tomorrow's newspaper.
The surest way to lose your vitality as a columnist is to become a thumbsucker and forget you're a reporter," he declared.
The great five-part thumbsucker series that has long been a staple of newspaper journalism, the dull piece that's worthy but won't help sales--these species might have vanished from the planet years ago were it not for the Pulitzers.