exclam. & comp. abb. Don't locate something undesirable close to me. (Describes an attitude that people express about having noisy or dirty facilities installed close to where they live.) : When you say, build the new incinerator here, I say NIMBY.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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