> Anglish "Slang" Wordbook

Anglish sp. English
Calf love n Transitory youthful affection
Call it a day phr To stop working, cease
Can n. A prison, jail, penitentiary.
C-and-E-man n A woman or man who attends church at Christmas and Easter only; a nominal christian. Christams and Easter man or woman.
Candle-eater n A Russian, perhaps from simple reference to the burning of candles in the Russian Orthodox Church.
Candle-shop n A Roman Catholic church.
Can it phr Be quite; shut up.
Canned cow n Condensed milk
Can the highbrow stuff phr To quit using big words; to cease talking about academic subjects
Can't take it phr Easily irritated or angered. 2. Unable to stand criticism.
Carve n A knife.
Carver & Glider n A matchmaker.
Carve up phr Any situation in which one feels oneself unfairly deprived of a desire, aim, or object.
Cast Iron Arms phr Punch very hard.
Cat n A malicious or catty woman who, often subtly, attacks and denigrates other women. 2. to move stealthily. 3. a homosexual male. 4. a jazz musician. 5. a man who dresses flashily and ostentatiously pursues worldly pleasures: "a cool cat."
Cat & dog life phr Unhappy life or existence
Catbird n Mischievous or cunning person. 2. a person of power and authority (topcat)
Catbird seat n Privileged or advantaged person (image of a cat looking down on a bird from a targetted position}.
Catfish n A catfish is someone who pretends to be someone they're not using Facebook or other social media to create false identities, particularly to pursue deceptive online romances. 2. a scammer who creates a fake identity or profile online in order to seduce someone and gain financial benefit from them. The catfish has dorsal and pectoral quills that are able to inflict nasty wounds. 3. an unpleasant person.
Catfish vb To scam someone online by creating a fake or false profile in order to seduce them and gain financially from them.
Catfit n A tantrum.
Catfoot vb To move with stealth
Cat Got Your Tongue phr Directed towards someone who remains quiet, usually fails to answer a question. 2. of someone usually opinionated who fails to answer.
Cat house n A brothel, bordello, whorehouse.
Cat in a Pan phr
Cat in a Sack phr
Catlick vb A casual perfunctory wash, supposed to resemble acat, although, in fact, cats are punctilious in their self-cleaning.
Cat road n A back road (cat's habit of wandering at nighttime.
Catty adj. Disagreeable
Chalk n "The Chalk" --- the absolute truth (use of chalk bt teacher). 2. the fashion.
Chalk vb To cut or slash someone face.
Chalk adj Spurious, unknown, incompetent: in earlier times, a new jockey had his name written on the board in chalk, not in paint like his more seasoned counterparts.
Chalk against phr To bear a grudge against.
Chalk-eater n A favourite in a horse race, because of the amount of chalk used by bookies to mark the odds on their boards (Damon Runyan creation).
Chalk-n-talk n A teacher
Chalkhead n One good at calculating figures.
Chalkies n "The Chalkies"—the teeth.
Chalk off vb To tell off, scold. 2. to leave. 3. to closely look at.
Chalk out vb To murder, kill (drawing of a line with chalk, around a corpse; a sidewalk outline) 2. To clearly describe, to give direction.
Chap n A man, fellow, a guy, chappie, chappy.
Cheap shot n A wounding snearing remark made in vulgar or poor taste.
Cheek n Insolence, audacity, impudence, impertiness.
Cheek vb To address in a rude, impudent: "have the cheek to say so." 2. to be impertinent.
Cheekiness n Audacity, effrontery, impudence, rudeness, impertiness
Cheeks n The buttocks, posterior, derrière.
Cheeky adj With audacity, impudently, rudely, insolently. 2. impudent or impertinence, esp. in the cotext of a young person failing to respect their elders.
Cheese n Lies, nonsense, exaggerations.
Cheesed off phr To be miserable, annoyed, angry, fed up, irritated.
Cheese eater n An informer; rat. a person who betrays, denies, or abandons his or her associates, social group, beliefs, etc.
Cheeseman n A girl who everyone finds unattractive except you.
Chest hardware n Mi.litary medals
Chesty adj Arrogant, conceited. 2. prone to suffer from chest infections. 3. a woman with large breasts.
Chew vb To talk, converse. 2. to attack verbally. 3. to embarrass by criticism; chew up. 3. to harangue.
Chew at phr To annoy, nag, berate, reprimand, scold.
Chewed up phr Depressed.
Chew fire phr To be upset, angry or annoyed.
Chewing match n A meeting where there's a great deal of talking. 2. a heated argument, quarrel, disagreement.
Chewings n Food, victuals, comestibles. 2. a scolding; a telling-off.
Chew it over phr To ponder, consider, ruminate, cogitate.
Chew one's bit phr To be anxious or upset. 2. to argue or talk loudly.
Chew one's ear phr To talk excessively, without allowing others to have their say. 2. to talk to someone in a tedious manner.
Chew out vb Harangue, tell off, scold.
Chew the fat phr To converse, esp earnestly, often grumbling and complaining manner
Chew up (& spit out) phr To scold, reprimand, harshly speak to or address.
Chew-water n Weak tasteless soup.
Chew words phr To talk, converse, communicate.
Chicken n A young woman. 2. a timid person or creature; a coward. 3. a male prostitute.
Chicken-brained adj A fool, simpleton, half-wit
Chicken feed n. Small change; derisively insignificant; small amounts of money or anything else.
Chicken hawk n An older man who pursues boys or young men or (less commonly) girls or young women as sexual partners.
Chicken-hearted adj Cowardly, timid, chicken-livered.
Chicken-livered adj Cowardly, weak, insipid, chicken-hearted.
Chicken-run n The flight from South Africa of (white) people, fearing for their future in a non-apartheid world.
Chill n "The Chill"—the cold shoulder, rejection. 2. murder, death, assassination, homicide.
Chill vb To murder, kill, assassinate.
Chilled-off adj Murdered, killed, assassinated, "childed".
Chiller n A film, play, etc. intended to avoke shudders of fear; a horror show.
Chilling adj Frightful, horrible, harrowing, horrifying, ghastly.
Chill out vb To calm down, to control one's emotions, to relax, to act "cool". 2. to pass the time of day casually. 3. to calm someone down.
Chilly adj Emotionless, detached. 2. cold-blooded. 3. acceptable.
Chin-chin n Chatter, conversation, cheek, impudence.
Chinless-wonder n A male scion of the British upper-class. Probably wealthy, certainly well-connected, but devoid of intelligence or character.
Chinwag n Gossip, conversation
Chinwork n A chat, conversation, talk.
Choke n Prison bread, hard to chew, swallow and digest
Choke vb To stop talking. 2. to do badly in work that one should have done easily. 2. to loose one's nerve under pressure( to choke up). 4. to become tense and thus ineffective under pressure.
Choked adj Upset, annoyed, depressed.
Choked up phr To become uncomfortably, dressed with stiff collar and tie. 2. overcome with emotions and unable to speak.
Christ-bitten adj Fanatically religious.
Cinder burner n. A runner
Cinder sifter n. A tramp or person who walks along or follows railway tracks
Clam n A silent person
Claw-back n A sycophant, a yes-man, a back-scratcher. Metaphorically one who claws or scratches another's back. "Claw" to flatter, wheedle, cajole.
Claw off phr To thrash, to beat vigorously.
Clay-brained adj Stupid, foolish, dull-witted.
Clay-eater n A poor White, esp. a native from a southern USA; a clover-eater, grit-sucker. It is said that the people there ate clay to supplement a meagre diet.
Clean adj Beyond any possible suspicion, guiltless. 2. first-class,excellent. 3. entirely, completely, as in "clean broke."
Cleaned-out adj Bereft of money, busted, either through gambling or financial hardship. 2. to take all an opponent's money.
Clean gone adj Utterly, completely, totally broke.
Clean house phr To sort things out once and for all. 2. to punish, beat.
Clean out phr To thrash, to defeat, win financially. 2. in gambling to take all your opponent's money. 3. to eat eat everything put in front of you: "to clean the board." 4. to finish completely; to empty.
Clean shot n A piece of good luck; a favourable situation.
Clean up phr To make financial gain or profit, as in "He cleaned up on that deal."
Cleave n A women who pretends to be a virgin, while not being one.
Cleaver n A butcher.
Cleaver n A promiscuous women
Cleft n A women who poses as a prostitute while not being one.
Cliff-dweller n One who lives in a skyscraper, or highrise apartment block.
Cliff-hanger n Any suspenseful, threatening situation, although usually from which one is delivered, ( from the silent movie days, where the heroine usually hung precariously from a cliff, awaiting rescue. 2. a sporting event which is only decided in the final few moments of the game.
Climb n A cat burglar, a thief who sneaks into houses while the occupants are there and steals their valuables.
Climb all over phr To attack verbally, to reprimand. 2. to maul sexually, usu. spoken by a woman of a man.
Climb the six-foot Ladder phr To die, be buried
Climb-down n A humiliating surrender in an argument; esp. after one has held tenaciously to one position for some time.
Clod n A stupid person, an oaf, a rustic, boor, clodhopper. 2. an awkward footed person: "a clodhopper."
Clodhopper n The foot. 2. An awkward person, a farmer. Also a Clodknocker
Clot n A fool, simpleton, often used affectionedly.
Cloth-ears n A general term for wild abuse, esp. referring to someone who at first seems not to have heard one word or comment. 2. a fool, a simpleton.
Clothes-horse n A fashion model. 2. an overdressed woman. 3.
Cloud Nine phr "On Cloud Nine"—a state of bliss, sometimes drug induced.
Cloud Seven phr A state of bliss, presumably less blissful than "Cloud Nine."
Cloudy adj Under a cloud, suspected. 2. in trouble, in disrepute.
Clove-hunter n A theatre patron who drinks or others (from a flask) during a play and then chews cloves in an attempt to hide smell of liquor on his breath.
Cloven adj Divided lengthwise, split, cleaved.
Cloven n A woman, usually a sex worker, who pretends that she is a virgin, but in reality she is not.
Clover n " To live in clover"—to live luxuriously, like a cow in a field of clover.
Clover eater n A nickname for a native of Virginia.
Cluck n A tedious situation.
Cluckhead n A fool, simpleton.
Clutter n A clotted mass. 2. a confused collection. 3. a crowded confusion.
Coal n Money: coal as the source of heat, of everyday life, is money. 2. a dark-skinned person.
Coal-burner n A White man or white woman who enjoys sexual relations with a Black man or woman.
Cobwebbed adj Dazed, stunned, bewildered
Cobweb throat phr Dryness, a thirst for alcohol.
Cock-ale n A variety of beer that is supposed to have aphrodisiac qualities.
Cock-a-loft adj Affected, pompous person.
Cockbite n A repellent, unpopular person, whose mean enough to bite anyone, anywhere.
Cock book n Pornagrapia, erotic and salacious literature.
Cock brain n A foolish young man. 2. a young man's traditional obsession to sex.
Cockchafer n A prison treadmill. 2. a woman who encourages a good deal odf sexual intimacy, but not intercourse.
Cock eye adj Squinty of eyes. 2. messy, ludicrous, absurd.
Cockeyed adj Crazy, eccentric, irrational, odd. 2. very drunk.
Cock fighter n A womaniser, philanderer.
Cock hound n A man devoted to sex above all things.
Cockish adj Wanton, sexually forward of a woman.
Cock one eye phr To glance sdeways.
Cock opener n The penis
Cockpit n The vagina
Cockqueen n An effeminate man, who is seen as dealing to keenly with domestic duties that are properly those of his wife. 2. a cotquean.
Cock rot n Venereal disease.
Cocksmith n A womaniser, philanderer, cockfighter.
Cock-smitten adj Prurient, very keen on sex
Cock sparrow n A short, small man with a very confident manner and swagger.
Cockstand n an erection.
Cock strut n A walk that reveals arrogance an conceit
Cock teaser n A woman who allows a fair amount of intimacy, but not sexual intercourse.
Cocky adj Conceited, arrogant
Cod n The scrotum, testicles.
Cold adj Dead, deceased, departed.
Cold bite n " A Cold Bite"—one who will lend money; a soft touch.
Cold blooded adj Harshly critical, extremely judgemental, used of actions that are done or people that act without heart.
Cold feet phr Reluctance, fear as in " To have cold feet."
Cold footer n A fearful, nervy person, cold-footed: timidly, cowering, cowardly.
Cold iron n A knife, dagger, bayonet.
Cold meat n A corpse, cadaver, dead body.
Cold-meat box n Coffin.
Cold-meat cart n A hearse.
Cold shake n Rejection, dismissal, betrayal.
Cold shot n Unnecessary and aggressive behaviour. 2. cruel, emotionless behaviour.
Cold shoulder n Rejection, dismissal, betrayal, marble heart.
Comb the cobwebs phr To renew activity, brush off the cobwebs.
Come again phr Please repeat ourself; say that again
Come all over phr To thrash, defeat completely. 2. to experience certain condition, as in "come all over sick." 3. to suddenly feel physically unwell.
Come-alongs n handcuffs
Come and get it phr A general cry indicating that a meal is forthcoming.
Come at phr To undertake, to get up and try. 2. to take on; to try on. 3. to have a go.
Comeback n Retort, esp a cutting or sarcastic one; a verbal rejoinder. 2. repercussions, blow-back, down-side.
Come back to the field phr To face the realism of the situation. 2. to abandon one's dreams and fantasies. 3. to come down to earth.
Come clean phr Confess, admit error or guilt. 2. to make an admission. 3. to pay one's debts. 4. to get something off your chest that's beemn bothering you.
Come down n To fall from grace. 2. a humiliating decline in one's material circumstances. 3. a bad situation, esp. an embarrassing one. 3. the after effects or aftermath of drug use.
Come down hard phr To attack someone either verbally or physically.
Come down on vb To belittle, insult, to talk to severely, criticise harshly. 2. to assault. 3. to withdraw from a drug dependency and it's after effects.
Come from n Birthplace, origin
Come good vb Of things, to turn out well. 2. of people, to prove themselves, esp after an unpromising start. 3. to come up trumps.
Come home vb To reach an end of an experience.
Come in for it phr To face trouble. 2. to expect future difficulties.
Come off the grass phr To stop telling lies. 2. stop exaggerating.
Come-on n A share, inducement. 2. seductive talk, "The Come-on." 3. sexual invitation, either through a look or words. 4. a dare. 5. a general exclamation of disbelief.
Come-on-stream phr Start, beginning, involvement, participation.
Come on strong to phr To make one's presence and opinions felt --- used both positively and negatively (to come on too strong).
Come on to phr To appear somewhat aggressively; to solicit. 2. to make sexual advances towards.
Come out vb To declare oneself openly homosexual.
Come out vb To abandon the respectable nine-to-five world for a more sophiscated and exciting lifestyle.
Come out of the woodwork phr To emerge or appear, always of someone or something unpleasant. (the normal woodwork dweller being something unpleasant, such as bug or cockrooach. 2. to appear almost from now-where unexpectedly.
Come over vb To experience a sudden disorientating feeling or experience; as in " come over queer."
Come over to phr To win over, to persuade, get the better of.
Comer n An ambitious, go-head person, the coming man, the up'n comer, the next-big-thing.
Come right out with phr To speak openly, candidly, taactlessly.
Come the heavy phr To pose as a member of a superior class to that which one actually belongs. 2. to take strong, asserted steps, physically or verbally, in a conflict or argument,
Come through phr To succeed, win, accomplish. 2. to pay one's debt. 3. to act as desired, do what on must do. 4. to take over in an emergency; to carry out requirements.
Come to phr to regain consciousness, to wake up, to become alert
Come to life phr Get real; face the truth.
Come to a sticky end phr To meet great misfortune or a bad lot in life, esp. a violent death or a prison term, usu said of a person condemned.
Come to bed eyes n Eyes that convey infinite, if not always delivered, sexual promise.
Come to grief phr To fall into difficulties.
Come-to-soon n Illegitimate child: born before his parents had time to marry.
Come to stay phr To become permanent or established.
Come-to-that phr Now that you have remember it.
Come undone vb To find oneself in difficulties.
Come up vb To turn out (well), etc.; to happen (often).
Come up lovely phr To turn out well or successful, esp. when it was thought that a successful outcome was unlikely.
Come up smiling phr To face a difficult circumstance without showing fear or complaining.
Come up weak phr To disppoint, to fail to reach expectations (whether one's own or others).
Come up with vb To provide, produce, procure, furnish.
Cook n A person who prepares, manufactures or "cooks" at preparing illicit or illegal drugs.
Cook vb To tamper with, to falsify, as in "cook the books." 2. to suffer from th heat. 3. to die in the electric chair. 4. to do something successfully, " to cook with gas or I'm cooking."
Cooked adj Exhausted, finished, destroyed, in serious trouble.
Cooker n That which settles a situation; a clincher, a finisher.
Cooking adv Working or acting with absolute commitment.
Cook one's goose phr To defeat, undo, or ruin a person
Cook up phr To devise a plan or arrange. 2. to tamper with; falsify. 3. to enjoy oneself; to have s good time.
Cool n Temper, poise, composure, attitude to life and the ability to deal with.
Cool adj Insolent, arrogant, impudent, cocky, self-possessed, sophisticated, fashionable, chic, with it. 2. calm, relaxed.
Cool vb To kill, murder, asassinate, "cool off". 2. to calm down; to calm someone or some situation down. 3. to deal with a problem. 4. to postpone, to put off. 5. to knock out. 6. to lounge around; hang out.
Cool cat n A smooth operator, a confident person. 2. a sophisticated, competent, unruffled, able person.
Cool deal n Approval, admiration.
Cooler n Solitary prison cell.
Cool hand n A cool, calm, controlled and competent individual.
Cool-head n A calm, unflappable person.
Cooling adj Relaxing, calm, quiet.
Cool it vb To calm down, often used as an imperative -- "cool it." 2. to stop, cease from action. 3. to die.
Cool off vb To kill, murder. 2. too subdue by physical force.
Cool one's heel phr To wait or to be kept waiting.
Cool out vb To subdue physically. 2. to kill, murder. 3. to calm down, often as an imperative, to pacify another. 3.to take a rest from work often by lying in the shade. 4. to make something manageable.
Cool runnings n Everything is fine; all is going smoothly, everything is copasetic.
Coolth n Coolness, in contrast to warmth
Copperhead n An unpleasant person, a mean piece of works.
Copper-hearted adj. Untrustworthy, deceitful. 2. a prison informer.
Corn n Money, currency.
Corndog n Someone who is socially inept or acts bizarrely. 2. Fig, one enjoys or suffers being socially inept.
Cornhusker n A farmer, peasant, one who strips husk from the ear of corn.
Corn-off-the-cob n Banality, simplicity, hackishness.
Corny adj Very and annoyingly out-dated, old fashioned or sentimental. 2. hackneyed, trite, inferior. 3. unsophisticated, rustic, simple. 4. naive, gullible, simple, gormless, such characteristics attributed to country folk living in corn-growing locations.
Cow n A woman, esp. an unattractive one. 2. a prostitute. 3. a woman in the company of a tramp.
Cow-handed adj Awkward, clumsy, unco-ordinated.
Crab n A cross person, a complainer. 2. an ill-soured person; hence, thus an unpopular person ( a crab-apple or crab arse.)
Crab vb To spoil, upset, annoy, ruin, sour. 2. to find fault; criticise heavily. 3. to steal or "pinch." 4. to back down, run away, as in "crab off." 5. "to crab some's hopes."
Crabby adj Nagging, cantankerous, ill-soured.
Crabwalk n The perineum: the region of the body between the anus and the scrotum.
Crack n "The crack."—the vagina. 2. a prostitute. 3. very dry wood. 4. a narrow passage.
Crack adj Perfect; anything or anyone that approaches perfection. 2. a foppish or dandy. 3. of the social an sporting elite: excellent or "A" listing, classy.
Crack a smile phr To laugh slightly. 2. laugh or smile with restraint
Crack-down n A harsh measure against someone or something by authority.
Cracked adj Crazy, stupid, foolish, unwise.
Cracked Ice n Diamonds.
Cracker n Smallest feasible amount of money. 2. poor, needy, penniless. 3. " He hasn't got cracker." 4. valuelss, worthless. 5. A beautiful looking woman; a crackling: " she a cracker"
Cracker-box n An eccentric, oddball, queer-loon, madman, crazy person. 2. a crack-pot, cracky-cat.
Cracker-hand n a competent, skilled, deft individual.
Crack hardy adj To put up with discomfort. 2. to grin and bear it.
Crack-hunter n Penis.
Cracking adj Vigorous, excellent, first-class.
Crackish adj Wanton, promiscuous, used a generic.
Crack it vb To lose one's temper. 2. to succeed; acieve something successfully. 3. to pursue sexually or seek to seduce a womwn; crack on.
Crackle n Money, in the form of banknotes.
Crack on vb Of a man, to strike up a friendship with a woman in the hope of moving into a deeper relationship.
Crack one's ribs phr Laugh uproariously, crack up.
Crackpot n One who is madman, a crazy, a lunatic, eccentric, odd-ball, quirkster, a mentally unstable.
Crack someone up phr To make someone laugh.
Crack up n A Crack-up: anything consider hilariously funny. 2. an emotional or nervous breakdown.
Crack up vb To suffer a mental or emotional breakdown.
Crackwise n One who pretend a greater sophisication and knowledge that he or she actually possesses; a poseur.
Crackwise vb To make a clever comment that impresses nobody. 2. to appear as a mere sophist; a poseur.
Craft n Any sort of transport, including a bicycle.
Cram n A crush of people, a throng, a crowd, a press, a mob, a teeming.
Crammer n The stomach, craw, maw, gut.
Cramming n An intensive learning aimed purely at passing necessary examinations.
Crane vb To hestitate, baulk. 2. to crane one's neck: took around; to rubber-neck.
Crank n An eccentric, oddball, a loon. 2. a bad-tempered or wayward person, one hard to please, grouch. 3. monomaniac, an obsessive, weirdo. 4. a craze, fad, monomania, obsession, eccentric notion, capriciac.
Crank n The crank: the penis.
Crank up vb To get started up a mechanical device, such as an engine or a car engine. 2. To prepare oneself. 3. to intensify, to do something more energetically or deliberately. 4. to turn up the volume of a radio. 5. an all-purpose word of moement --- crank up oneself; to co-operate or crank together. 6. to become "high" and over energetic on drugs.
Cranked adj Mentally unbalanced, hyped-up, cocky, zooped by amphetamines.
Cranker n A doctor, a physician, leech, swabones; quack.
Cranking adj Enjoyable, exciting, exulting, eccentric.
Cranking it out phr To be a hack writer; a pot-boiler, to penny dreadful, a sausage maker. 2. to write more for duty, keep, than enjoyment or pleasure.
Crank the shank vb To masturbate
Crank out vb To produce large volumes of work, energy, sound, vitality.
Crankpot n A mean, grouuchy, irritable, ill-tempered individual. 2. the skull, head.
Cranky adj Eccentric, odd, queer, strange, capricious. 2. irritable, tetchy, ill-tempered.
Crank(y)-hatch n A lunatic asylum, a psychiatric institution.
Craw n The stomach, maw, gut.
Craw adj Audacity, cheek, nerve
Crawsick n Suffering from a hangover.
Creep n An unpleasant person, often with the possible implication of pecularity or criminality. 2. a sneak thief.
Creep vb To rob stealthily, work as a sneak thief. 2. to meet clandestinely, usually that between two adulterous or cheating lovers. 3. to flirt, make sexual advances. 4. to go about one's business surreptitiously and quietly. 5. to sneak up on someone, to stalk some one malice to drive slowly in a car.
Creep away and die phr A cruel and painful dismissal and rejection.
Creeper n A toady, sycophant, one who curries favour. 2. a hack writer, pot-boiler, a penny-dreadful writer. 3. a sneak thief. 4. an adulterous or cheating lover.
Creepers n. Soft heeled shoes or sneakers, often worn by burglars. 2. the feet.
Creep-house n A brothel or low dive, esp. a rented boarding-house of ill-repute.
Creeping law n Robbery of homes in the suburbs by petty criminals.
Creep on vb To cheat, esp. sexually. 2. to sneak up from behind with the attention of attacjking someone.
Creeps n "The Creeps."—the feeling of foreboding or dread. 2. worry, perturbation, ill-at-easeness.
Creepshow n A horror show or horror movie.
Crib n A dwelling house, a house or living quarters, apartment. 2. a cheap brothel; a crib-house, a low saloon. 3. a prison cell; a narrw room.
Crib n A translation of a classic or other work in a foreign language, for the illegitimate use by students. 2. a cribsheet.
Crib vb To steal, take surreptitiously. 2. to with-hold, keep back, pinch or thieve a part of some money given or put asise for necesaries. 3. to cheat, take a copy of ( a passage, a piece of translation); to plagiarise.
Crib vb To live one's daily uneventful life. 2. to live at home or stay in a place. 3. to sleep, kip, forty winks, nap.
Cribber n One who cheats at exams or tests
Crib-biter n A complainer, grumbler,
Crib-house n A brothel, esp. an unsalubrious one.
Cribsheet n Translation of a classic or other work in a foreign laanguage, for the illegitimate use by students.
Crinkle n Paper money, crinkler.
Crinkle-top n A person with unstraight or curly hair. 2. a frizzle top.
Cripple cock n Brewer's drop.
Crock n The head. 2. silly talk, foolish belief, nonsense, weak excuse.
Crock n Injury or blow. 2. one who seems prone to injury and physical breakdown. 3. Useless, unpleasant event.
Crock vb To break down physically; become injured, hurt, damaged, disabled. 2. a broken down old horse.
Crockful adj Anything unpleasant, disgusting, repellent.
Crockwright n A doctor, quack, sawbones, kranker, leech, sometimes a psychologist, psychiatrist, psycotherapist, shrink.
Cropsick adj Sick and weary after a drinking bout; a hangover.
Cropper n A heavy fall.
Crotch n A woman seen purely as an extension of her sexuality.
Crow n A clergyman, a pastor, priest, minister.
Crow n An unattractive old woman, esp. an "old crow." 2. a prostitute who does not charge penniless soldiers for her services.
Crowburgh n Nickname for Adelaide, capital city of South Australia, based on nickname of Croweater: a name for South Australian and burg: town.
Croweater n A lazy knockabout who scrouges and scavenges and lives a subsistent existence. 2. a resident of South Australian.
Crowd n A group of people, a set, esp. pejoratively speaking: a "bad set." or a "rum lot."
Crowding adv Getting close to a stated age: "crowding fifty."
Crowd the mourner phr To intensify someone embarrassment; to add to someone's problems. 2. to act hastily, to act precipitiously.
Crow's feet n Wrinkles around the eyes. 2. illegible writing.
Crow's nest n A look-out. 2. a small room or penthouse at the top of a building.
Crumb n A filthy, dirty, disgusting, worthless, objectionable or insignificant person. 2. a cruel, vicious person. 3. one's savings.
Crumb-hunting n Housework, house-cleaning. domestic duties.
Crumb in vb To interfere, to butt in, esp to interfere in (and, possibly ruin) another confidence trickster's scam or scheme.
Crumbs n Small sums of money. 2. loose change.
Crummy adj Second-rate, inferior, stras.
Crutch n See crotch.
Cunning man n A confidence trickster, who uses spurious knowledge from astrology.
Cunning as a shit-house rat phr Very cunning, deceptive person. 2. Shifty as a shit-house rat.
Cupboard n The stomach.
Cupboardish adj Mean with money, tight-fisted; quality of one who locks his money away in a cupboard.
Cupboard love n Insincere love; however earnestly proclaimed: such love is dissplayed rather than felt.
Cupboardy adj Claustrophobic, stuffyy, enclosed, cloistered.
Cup-to-low adj One who remains silent until he has had, and needs a sufficient amount of strong drink to speak up.
Curse n "The Curse."—the menstrual period.
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