noun: Military in origin, an official recognition or commendation for good work that is recorded in one's personnel file, specifically one that is a positive influence in a subsequent pay raise or promotion.
"Jones wasn't HR's choice for the new department manager, but the attaboys he got from the customer for that last project convinced the VP to lean on the Personnel weenies on his behalf"
#attaboy #brownie point #gold star #thumbs up #point
додав speedstan 23 Лютого 2010
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Word given when you do a damn good job!
Man, you busted your ass today!... attaboy
#work #job #congrats #hard #busting ass
додав horsefly 10 Жовтня 2005
1.A phrase condensed from "that a boy", that is said when one has done a good job on something.

2.A derogatory term used when describing a person who seeks constant affirmation for their work or achievements.
1."Attaboy Jeter! Way to make contact!"

2."He can be a real attaboy, but Pete can be a pretty cool guy sometimes."
#attaboy #good job #nice #derogatory #good effort
додав ChesterTheMolesterCockNStuff 24 Грудня 2012
A congratulatory phrase uttered from a woman to a man during sexual intercourse. In most cases, the woman is acting for an audience (ie. in-person, recorded, taped).
1. I thought she was enjoying herself but I wasn't sure until she screamed, "Attaboy". Then everyone in the room knew how she really felt.

2. "You like that baby?" - Man
"It feels so good... Attaboy!" - Woman
"Did she just say Attaboy?" - Third party viewer/listener.
#synonyms: high-fives #congratulations #beat that pussy up #thumbs up #screaming
додав Looker 21 Червня 2012
Weak managerial tool to attempt to recognize employees for the work they did.
"I'd like to give Mike an attaboy for doing that all by himself."
#atta-boy #management #work #job #congratulations
додав Arek 23 Травня 2007
1. A phrase used by Tom Robinson when something is done well in baseball.

2. Something Tom Robinson calls you when you do something well in baseball.
1. Nice bunt, attaboy!

2. We better have lots of attaboys on this team tonight
#tom #robinson #attagirl #addaboy #baseball
додав MajorMet 11 Березня 2009
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