hangover
hangover hangover n. 1. An unpleasant feeling, such as a headache, occurring as an aftereffect from the use of drugs (especially alcohol). [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. an official who remains in office after his term.

Syn: holdover. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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