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drop case

noun phrase

A stupid person; idiot; turkey: Nobody was a big enough drop case to bet/ Mr Williams called Mr Mallard a drop shot, which had been established as a derogatory term

[1970s+; perhaps fr the notion that a stupid person had been dropped on his head when a baby, with some added connection with the ignominious drop shot in tennis]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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