Good news for wrestling fans, Scrabble enthusiasts, and literal jabronis – the term “jabroni” is now an officially recognized term on Dictionary.com.
The putdown credited to “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson, that he admittedly borrowed from The Iron Sheik, is now a part of the American lexicon.
Slang. a stupid, foolish, or contemptible person; loser: She always has a comeback to own the trolls and jabronis on Twitter.
Shut your mouth, you dumb jabroni!
Also called en·hance·ment tal·ent [en-hans-muhnt tal-uhnt], job·ber [job-er].
Professional Wrestling. a wrestler whose purpose is to lose matches against headlining wrestlers in order to build up the status and fame of the headliners: “The man is a legend in the ring—he eats jabronis for breakfast.”
He eats jabronis for breakfast? No one has ever said that in real life. The only person who has ever uttered that phrase is the pencil neck geek writing the Dictionary.com definitions.
I’ll let the first one slide. It’s not awful.
In related news, pencil neck geek needs to be added as well.
If you’d like to see it used in context, here’s independent wrestler RJ City discussing Scott Steiner’s use of the term during a lobster dinner.
[via 411 Mania]
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