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flat tire

noun
1.
a pneumatic tire that has lost all or most of its air through leakage, puncture, or the like.
2.
Older Slang. a dull or socially inept person.
Origin of flat tire
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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flat tire

noun phrase

A tedious person; an insipid companion (1920s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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