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lapel-grabber

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lapel-grabber

noun

A person who seizes and holds one's attention by grasping one's lapels, either actually or in effect: The style is the man; Hoving of the Met has always been a lapel-grabber/ Margaret Mead is the most famous of these lapel-grabbers (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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