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isotope

noun

A nearly identical person; near double: Like his isotope Paglia, Rush Limbaugh can be counted on to bury the occasional nugget of truth beneath his avalanche of infuriating extrapolation and phony statistics/It actually IS you. Or an isotope of you. Or a photocopy of you

[1990s+; fr the term denoting nearly identical atoms in a chemical element]

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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  • Humble said a few things which came out so fast that they jammed up, and he left the room to hunt for his dog.

    The Orphan Clarence E. Mulford
  • The young bridge tender caught the blow on the arm, and the next moment had Percy jammed up against the iron railing to one side.

    The Young Bridge-Tender Arthur M. Winfield
  • I ain't got no vote, an' besides, my cabin's so jammed up I can't breathe.

    Smoke Bellew Jack London
  • And as I came out poor Mr. Bradley was jammed up against the wall.

  • The pipe was jammed up to its bowl in the side of his mouth, and all he said came in jerks through his teeth.

    Captain Mugford W.H.G. Kingston
  • If this jammed up with debris, the whole town would be under water.

    The Flying Reporter Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • They must be jammed up with the other debris at the bottle neck below.

    The Flying Reporter Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • The signals get jammed up and confused, and the whole mechanism ceases to function.

    Damned If You Don't Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He was washed along and got jammed up betwixt the roots of a sycamore.

    Horse-Shoe Robinson John Pendleton Kennedy
  • If she was to catch us jammed up among these reefs she might handle us in a way which would make us look foolish.

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