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play ahab: Urban Word of the Day

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play ahab

In reference to the novel character who relentlessly pursued the white whale, which is a metaphor for the unattainable or for what the searcher believes to be perfect. So playing ahab is searching for a specific elusive something among a vast group of the like.

Forget her, I'm living in the ocean and I refuse to play ahab.

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That's a pretty cool slang.  ♥

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