to cause a persuasive movement in any large body of influence, i.e., a mass of people, through means by which a lesser influence is utilized.
From the phrase, 'It's the tail that wags the dog.' This can be seen when a dog begins to wag it's tail, and it's body then follows.
in partisan politics, an unpopular party will wag the dog using a variety of provocative political manoeverings and machinations to undermine the public favour from the popular party, out of which a momentum can be borne.
by seanonyms August 20, 2013
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by catlover29 December 04, 2016
A person in charge who leaves things to others when a difficult or emergency situation arises.
Shit was going really tits up at work this week so I Scomo’d off to a tropical island for some R&R and let someone else sort it out.
by Desirager12 December 17, 2019
A review game that American public school kids take way too goddamn seriously, despite that the review part is useless and everybody usually fails the test anyway.
We're doing Kahoot in class today, man. I gotta come up with some cool af nickname, and then I'll kick your ass.
by ihaterice December 02, 2015
A spontaneous and usually random time where someone checks your vibe. A vibe check should usually be a pleasant experience where the person being checked is vibin.
John: Hey Jack! Vibe Check
Jack: Gang Gang vro just chillin my guy!
by scarez_was_here September 16, 2019
The typical onomatopoeic reaction of boys when they unexpectedly run into the prettiest girl in school. The term originates from the manga/anime "Saiki Kusuo no Psi-nan" , where all the male characters (except Kusuo) would go "Ouf!" when face to face with female character Teruhashi Kokomi.
Ouf! Te...Terushashi ...san...!
by Dark Reunion July 24, 2016
To take a conspicuous but essentially useless action ostensibly to support a good cause but actually to show off how much more moral you are than everybody else.
Fred: I see George has changed his profile picture to show his support for refugees.
Barbara: Has he donated money or time? Is he giving English lessons? Is he making a room available?
Fred: No, no, he's just virtue signalling.
by Verboy March 18, 2016