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droid

[droid] /drɔɪd/
noun, Informal.
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droid

n.

1977, short for android.

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droid

modifier

: tends to get people in the droid positions and pay little

noun

An inferior, mechanical sort of person; robot; a semihuman drone; clone: for all its ecumenical menagerie of creatures and droids

[1970s+ Teenagers; fr android, ''humanlike,'' esp as used by science-fiction writers]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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