n. a row of suspects arranged at a police station so that a witness can identify one of them. (Underworld.) : When they round up all the likely suspects and put them in the lineup, they always stick in a desk sergeant to spy on the rest.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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But no matter how their team fares, one longtime group of tailgaters always has a winning lineup.
We've collected a winning lineup of fall recipes featuring the season's star ingredient: the pumpkin.
But the vehicle throughput in the station would be thirty seconds per car making a ten-car lineup only a five minute wait.
See how they get smaller and smaller, he says, waving a hand over the lineup.
The only evidence is that you survive and pick the guy out of a lineup.
We've got a full lineup of events that are sure to keep you busy.
Over the years, their sound has changed almost as often as their lineup.
The fact that each outfit has a lineup strikingly different from the one that made it famous is strictly a quibble for die-hards.
But if they turn out to be all-the-rage, then the company can expand that lineup instead.
Ski right up to a chairlift with no lineup, then find a run all to yourself for the ski back down.