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Someone considered contemptible or foolish.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'scissorbill':

scissorbillAnd railroad term for someone who refused to join the union or who openly colluded with management to thwart the union.
scissorbillThe black skimmer bird native to the Atlantic states, USA.
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  • BeerCanBob
    My dad’s favorite cuz word when I was a kid was, “dirty rotten scissorbill”. He worked on the railroad for 10 years after he got out of the Army during WWII. Maybe that’s where he picked it up from. 
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