pinchgut


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pinchgut

(ˈpɪntʃˌɡʌt) nautical
n
(Nautical Terms) someone who does not give other people enough food
adj
(Nautical Terms) mean or insufficient, esp in relation to food
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinchgut - a niggardly person who starves himself (and others)
niggard, scrooge, skinflint, churl - a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
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She attends local opera performances--Opera Australia and Pinchgut Opera--and travels for opera to the northern hemisphere.
A daring cut between the Australian boat and the Pinchgut rocks gave the Americans the edge, until Wild Oats XI reasserted herself, clawing her way to a lead she would not relinquish again.
The story unfolds from the point of view of Persephone Pinchgut and revolves around the dramas and dilemmas of a modern family: divorced parents and subsequent remarriages, new babies, sibling rivalry and of course the upcoming birthday party!
There are the Sydney residences of the Prime Minister and Governor General, a naval base at Woolloomooloo, a Martello tower fort called Fort Dennison or Pinchgut, where convicts were incarcerated and their girth reduced by their paltry - not poultry - diet!
** DARLISON, Aleesah (text) Serena Geddes (illus.) Musical Mayhem: The Fabulous Diary of Persephone Pinchgut New Frontier (Totally Twins), 2010 153pp $14.95 pbk ISBN 9781921042348 SCIS 1477643