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a stone's throw; also, a glance of the eye's 21st Century Lexicon
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  1. Prone to error; inept: an almost endearingly wrong-o, sloppily managed outfit
  2. Undesirable: That's the wrongo car for her


  1. A wicked or criminal person; a villain
  2. An undesirable person or thing; a person of the wrong sort: a ''closet for wrongos'' on the second floor that ''looks like an attic decorated by a cross-eyed paper hanger in a hurry''
  3. Something wrong or improper; an error, lie, misstatement, etc: They haven't hit me with a wrongo yet, although they did miss a whopper this morning (1937+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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