Poison Pill

Business / Finance / Poison Pill: Anti-takeover device that gives a prospective acquiree's shareholders the right to buy shares of the firm or shares of anyone who acquires the firm at a deep discount to their fair market value. Named after the cyanide pill that secret government agents are said to be instructed to swallow if capture is imminent.

Other Words for Pill

Pill Noun Synonyms: tablet, capsule, bolus, pellet, pilule, medicine, medication, medicament, drug, pharmaceutical, remedy, cure, cough drop, pastille, lozenge, troche

Other Words for Poison

Poison Adjective Synonyms: toxin, venom, bane, miasma, mephitis
Poison Noun Synonyms: defile, adulterate, infect, taint, pollute, contaminate, debase, pervert, vitiate, subvert, warp, envenom

People Pill

Business / Finance / People Pill: A form of poison pill providing that the entire management threatens to resign in the event of a takeover. MORE


Health / Disease / Spill-Back: The transmission of infectious agents from wildlife populations back to domestic population. MORE

Social Media Poisoning (SMP)

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Social Media Poisoning (SMP): AAny of several (possibly illegal) black hat techniques designed to implicate a competitor as a spammer - For example blog comment spamming in the name / brand of a competitor MORE