One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the box will house a hibernating hedgie and then, in summer months, a mother and her babies’short for hedgehog
- ‘By outward appearances you'd think a hibernating hedgie was dead - their feet, ears, and skin are all cold to the touch and their breathing is almost undetectable.’
- ‘Hedgies are quite possibly the "it" pet of our generation, yet the five boroughs of NYC prohibit them as pets.’
- ‘Hedgehog guardians had their hands full trying to keep their hedgies from running off their little judging blankets to hide.’
- ‘Pet hedgies will not hibernate thanks to homes staying comfortably warm all year round.’
- ‘When I took my bunny to see the vet this week, a hedgie was in for treatment, too.’
A person who manages a hedge fund.‘the Wall Street hedgie made hundreds of millions of dollars betting against subprime mortgages’
- ‘The fictitious hedgie broke no laws, although he might suffer pangs of conscience for profiting while his clients suffered.’
- ‘The hedgies love the bond market all of a sudden - talk about a contrary peak (in price).’
- ‘Interestingly, another billionaire hedgie disclosed a 7.95 million share stake in the company.’
- ‘He and the hedgie took in funds without making any specific promises, but their investors' expectations were lofty.’
- ‘Every major hedgie in the world is saying: do I have gold in the portfolio?’
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