"nerdy intellectual," by 1986, U.S. teenager slang, from the character Poindexter, introduced 1959 in the made-for-TV cartoon version of "Felix the Cat."
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Poindexter followed with a recitation of the Iran program filled with deliberate inaccuracies.
On the morning of November 25, Regan advised Poindexter to be prepared to step down as national security advisor.
He spoke to Reagan, Bush, Regan, McFarlane, Poindexter, and perhaps others.
The total missile count was double the figure Poindexter reported.
He found Poindexter on the ground, bleeding from a bullet wound to his chest.
Poindexter and Cobb had now come back into the territory that was commanded by Colonel Guitar.
Yesterday afternoon I played Poindexter for the lunches to-day.Fore!|Charles Emmett Van Loan
With only four hundred followers out of the fifteen hundred he had at the beginning, Poindexter fled westward.
Mr. Poindexter is better, but our plans will have to be altered.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
They were following a slight clue, and were going over to the old Poindexter place, in the hope of finding Grant Porter there.The Main Chance|Meredith Nicholson