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pulled a Britney

verb; other word formation type Metaphor
"Pulled a Britney" is a verb that means that an action committed is similar to an action committed by the pop star Britney Spears when she had her mental breakdown in February 2007. Things that Britney Spears did during her breakdowns were shaving her head, driving a car with her kid sitting in her lap, dropping her toddler, and substantial alcohol use. If an action is committed out of character, or if an action is similar to something Britney Spears has done, then the person who committed the action can be said to have "pulled a Britney."
 
"Estevan pulled a Britney when he got really drunk on Beerbike and then shaved his hair off.
Etymology : "Pulled a Britney," is a metaphor to mean that someone committed an act that Britney Spears would have been likely to do when she had her mental breakdown in 2007.
Source : (Columbia, Tennessee, February 2007)
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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