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Applecart   Listen
applecart  n.  
The planning that is disrupted when someone "upsets the applecart".
A cart from which apples and other fruit are sold in the street.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Applecart" Quotes from Famous Books

... all!" she cried; "ain't that me! Just as I get right into the swing of your hifalutin ways, I go and upset the applecart! Pshaw! You'll ...
— Patty and Azalea • Carolyn Wells

... he had not been in for quite a number of years looked different somehow since, as it happened, he went to reside on the north side. North or south, however, it was just the wellknown case of hot passion, pure and simple, upsetting the applecart with a vengeance and just bore out the very thing he was saying as she also was Spanish or half so, types that wouldn't do things by halves, passionate abandon of the south, casting every shred of decency to ...
— Ulysses • James Joyce

Words linked to "Applecart" :   planning, go-cart, handcart, cart

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