What multinational corporations use to try and get consumers to buy essentially the same product as the other corporations have but for more money
Kellogs Corn Flakes or Tescos cornflakes - they're both flakes of corn but one will cost twice the price - guess which one
1. a form of "body art" in which hot metal is pressed to the skin to create a permanent scar in a shape of some kind
2. the way in which commercial entities (businesses/companies/retailers, etc...) tell people with too much [money] and too little [intelligence] what to buy with said money (for example, see [Gucci]).
1. Jake: Daaamn, what's that burn on your arm playa?
Roger: It's a brand. It means I'm tough, yo. Or something.
2. Jake: Damn girl, how much skrilla did you drop on that Dolce and Gabbana skirt?
Jake: You know, I saw that in Target for $20, you dumb bastard. There are people that can't afford that much for rent. You stupid fuck-face.
To make your mark on. When a guy brands a girl he is telling her he likes her or that he wants her. If a guy writes on you and then says he has branded you then you need to [get with him] if you want to or get away if you don't.
He branded me so we did the nasty.
is the process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person, with the intention that the resulting [scar] makes it permanent
Keith "Dude check out my brand"
Nathan "That's one serious brand!!"
Bubba "No man check out my brand"
Nate "Brand Heard"
Nathan "You have to have brass balls to get a Brand!"
Brand is the "name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers."
Like the drink, this type of individual is unique who usually is shy around strangers, but with time, gets better and better (verb); someone who knows how to have fun (noun).
"She is so easy to get along with, so Bran'D and friendly, I can't wait to go out again!"
The concept that each of us is a) a product, b) cattle, and c) share an equality of personhood with corporations and their merchandise.
The Citizens United court ruling says we're persons just like corporations; I am equal to Phillip Morris. If I have a personal "brand", does that, Ma Sistah, make me a Marlboro Man? Shut up, dude, I already got Virginia Slims tats on my sleeves. Now can we watch this re-run of Branded in peace?