a seemingly unbiased telephone survey that is actually conducted by supporters of a particular candidate and disseminates negative information about an opponent.
an opinion poll done with loaded questions or offering negative information to sway the opinions of those polled
: It’s called a ”push poll” because the idea is to see whether certain ”information” can ”push” voters away from the opposition candidate to the candidate supported by the people paying for the poll (1990s+)
[poo sh-poo l] /ˈpʊʃˈpʊl/ noun 1. Radio. a two-tube symmetrical arrangement in which the grid excitation voltages are opposite in phase. adjective 2. of or relating to electronic devices having components with balanced signals opposite in phase. noun (modifier) 1. using two similar electronic devices, such as matched valves, made to operate 180° out of […]
noun The sex act: If they don’t go where she wants, it’s no push-push for him that night
[poo sh-rod] /ˈpʊʃˌrɒd/ noun, Automotive. 1. a in an overhead-valve engine that is part of the linkage used to open and close the valves. /ˈpʊʃˌrɒd/ noun 1. a metal rod transmitting the reciprocating motion that operates the valves of an internal-combustion engine having the camshaft in the crankcase
noun 1. Basketball. a shot with one hand from a point relatively distant from the basket, in which a player shoots the ball from shoulder level or above. 2. Golf. a shot, played with an iron, in which a player with the weight forward on the front foot and with the wrists firm strikes the […]