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. She's got the right fingers for that; I looked at 'em.
About cost of good quality cotton-picking machine the cotton Dr Sagheer highlighted that a modern machine was available for Rs 6 million.
According to the State Statistical Committee, 228 003 tons of products were delivered to the cotton-picking stations by December 18, Trend reports.
For example, Syed Nadeem Shah, a cotton grower in the Matiari district that is fed by the Rohri canal system, is having the third cotton-picking. He is satisfied with the price of cotton that was initially Rs4,600 per 40 kilograms.
In that game, Davis described Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook as "out of his cotton-picking mind" after an assist.
And cotton can be used as an adjective, as in get your "cotton-picking" hands off my fancy ball gown!
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.
Cotton is one such crop, and the harvesting of cotton (or cotton-picking) is regarded as almost exclusively women's work.
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.
19 Which cartoon character's catchphrases included 'Just a cotton-picking minute' and 'Dagnabit Muskie'?