dr strange-loves

Dr. Strangelove

[streynj-luhv]
noun
a person, especially a military or government official, who advocates initiating nuclear warfare.
Also called Strangelove.


Origin:
after a character in a movie of the same name (1963) by U.S. director Stanley Kubrick

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