snow job


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snow job

n. Slang
An effort to deceive, overwhelm, or persuade with insincere talk, especially flattery.

snow job

n
slang chiefly US and Canadian an instance of deceiving or overwhelming someone with elaborate often insincere talk

snow′ job`


n.
Slang. an attempt to deceive or persuade through the use of flattery or exaggeration.
[1940–45, Amer.]
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Noun1.snow job - a long and elaborate misrepresentation
deception, misrepresentation, deceit - a misleading falsehood
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"This report was paid for with taxpayer dollars and the public has the right to know about who participated in this snow job."
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Don Leonardo of Veterans of Canada indicates nothing seems to have changed at all; the report is a snow job. Veterans advocate Sean Bruyea points out that O'Toole's response skilfully avoided addressing most of the committee's recommendations.
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Yet, to Diaz, the media's cowardice pales in comparison to the Supreme Court's "snow job" in the 2008 Heller decision that struck down the District of Columbia's ban on the private ownership of handguns.
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American member Helen Ingram told the Calgary Herald, "I'm concerned that First Nations may think this is yet another snow job by a bunch of experts who speak a lot of technical speak." The 12-member panel is charged with creating an environmental monitoring, evaluation and reporting system.
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