>Anglish "Slang" Wordbook

Anglish sp English
Gallow-grass nHemp for the hangman's rope.
Gallowness nMischief, perversity.
Gallows advExtremely, used as intensifier or emphasis.
Gallows-apple nCandidate for the gallows
Gallows-bird nA thief or pickpocket or one who associates with them. 2. the corpse of one who has been hanged.
Gallows-good adjAnything considered so bad or useless as to be fit only for the gallows.
Gallows-looking adjFit for the gallows, having a run-down, hang-dog, shifty look. 2. a calling, piece of business, interest
Gallstone nAn irritating person.
Game nA group of prostitutes, esp. in a brothel. 2. the world of prostitution, "on the game."
Game nAn amusing incident, piece of fun, a lark (what's your game). 2. benefits or gains what, while illegally obtained, are seen as worth the poor reputation such actions might engender, thus "have the game without the name." 4. a state, an affair. 5. any attempt to manipulate humanity for one own's ends, usually financial ones.
Game nA fool, a simpleton, esp. a victim (fair game).
Game n("The Game"): an occupation, differing as from the group concerned, as lovers: sexual intercourse; for sportsman: cock-fighting; for criminals: robbery; sailors: slave-trading; and for prostitutes: commercial sex.
Game n"The Game" - the sophisticates, street-wise person's lifestyle. 2. prostitution and or pimping. 3. deception, trickery.
Game vbTo manipulate humanity for one own ends, usually financial ones.
Game adjCriminal or associated with the underworld, thus "a game woman" = promiscuous, shanky. 2. cunning, villainous.
Game as a meat ant phrVery brave. 2. enthusiastic, keen.
Gamecock nWomaniser, philanderer.
Game on exclExclamation of excitement or anticipation, usually about a possible sexual conquest or when a night out or a drinking session is arranged. 2. an exclamation of triumph as having sorted sorted out initial arrangements.
Game room nIn sadomasochistic sex, a torture chamber.
Gander nA husband, a man or husband who is a way from home, a grass widow. 2. a dandy, fop.
Gander nA gander: a glance, a look at, a close look or look intently, scrutiny. 2. a criminal look-out(his neck stretched out like a goose or gander.)
Gander vbTo take a look, survey.
Gander-gut nOne who is tall, thin and awkward. 2. scrawny. 3. gander-gutted.
Gander-month nThe period immediately following childbirth: during this time it was considered for the amn temporarily to abandon his domestic fidelity; thus "gander-mooner" - a man enjoying this privilege.
Gander-neck vbTo look, to look at, look intently at.
Gander-shanks adjReferring to a thin awkward person
Gang nA large amount of anything. 2. any social group (without criminal tones).
Gang vbTo attack or kill as part of a gang. 2. to gang up on someone.
Gangbuster nAn great, exciting, conspicuous and successful person, thing or event.
Gangbusters adjRousing, inspiring, conspicuous. 2. a great and conspicuous success.
Gangbusters vbTo be very successful, as " to go gangbusters" or "come on like gangbusters"
Gangbusters phr"Like or Come on like Gangbusters" - very energetically and successfully.
Gangbusting nState or condition of being energetic and successful.
Gangster nA troublemaker, nuisance, stirrer. 2. a troublemaker, rebel, non-conformist.
Gangster vbTo kidnap, abduct, take forcibly.
Gangster-doors nA four-door saloon, the car preferred by prominent ghetto criminals.
Gangster-lean nThe supposedly sophisticated style of driving a car, with one elbow out of the window and one's body leaning in the same direction; thus, fig., an attitude to life and lifestyle.
Gangster-ride nA large, old-fashioned, usually black motorcar, favoured by gangster as there mode of transport.
Gangster-stick nA marijuana cigarette.
Gang upphrTo gather for a purpose, esp. an evil purpose, as a physical attack and beating of someone
Garbroth nAny poor or worthless person, as in the expression" mean as garbroth." (from garfish and broth.)
Garlic-burner nMotorcyclists. 2. a motorcycle made in Italy.
Garmouth nTo boast, brag, make empty threats. (garfish, a fish considerd not worth eating, other than in direct extremity)
Gate nThe money collected from selling tickets to a sporting event or other entertainment event. 2. a swing, jazz musician; a gatemouth. 3. a music devotee or a cat (any man). 3. jazz talk or jive.
Gate sfxAn exposed affair or scandal, venality as sort indicated, as "Watergate".
Gate-mouth nA person, a jazz, jive or swing musician. 2. a performing engagement a gossip, a chronic and active gossip, loudmouth.
Gather-up nA Gather-up: a useless person, usually a rag-an-bone man.
Gawdsaker nOne, who in a state of panic, exclaims '... for God's sake let's do something now.'
Geesefeathers nSnow.
Get vbFrom Old Norse geta "to obtain, reach; to beget; to guess right". Old English, as well as Dutch and Frisian, had the root only in compounds (e.g. begietan "to beget," see beget; forgietan "to forget,". Vestiges of Old English cognate *gietan remain obliquely in past participle gotten and original past tense gat. 2. off-spring, progeny.
Get nA swindle, a trick, a means of defrauding a victim.
Get nThe profit, the take, the proceeds of a robbery.
Get vTo understand, comprehend; seize mentally, as in 'I get it.' 2. to reach the point or stage where, 'I get (to) where I see it (or understand it.) 3. to take note of; pay attention. 5. to wreak or have vengenance on; to kill, esp. in revenge; retaliate destructively against. 6. to get the punishment one deserves. 7. to become rich; get one share of wordly goods and things.
Get a belly phrTo become pregnant.
Get above oneself phrTo act in an arrogant manner, to be self-satisfied.
Get a dusty answer phrTo receive an unpleasant, immoderate answer or response.
Get a fair spin phrTo receive an even-handed and reasonable go or opportunity
Get a free ride phrTo enjoy something without paying; get something gratis.
Get a glow on phrTo become drunk or intoxicated. (the reddish complexion often forming on the cheeks of a drinker)
Get a handle on phrTo understand, know how to; to gain control of a situation. 2. to work out or find a way of coping; discover how to proceed.
Get a hard-on phrTo have an erection.
Get a life phrDismissive exclamation used in any context where the speaker wishes to show disdain for the previous speaker and their ideas, beliefs, suggestions, opinions.
Get a line onphrTo get or acquire information concerning; to make a preliminary survey; to secure or acquire secret information. 2. to understand, to hand on or impart information to.
Get a little on the side phrTo be sexually unfaithful, cheat; betray a trust; to commit adultery .
Get a load of phrTo drink heavily; to be extremely intoxicated. 2. to be full or over-dosed on drugs.
Get-along nA limp.
Get along (on) phrTo live with any great joy nor grief; pass through life more or less adequately; cope. 2. to be compatible, associate easily. 3. to grow older.
Get (go) along (with you) phrDon't be silly - a response sometimes dismissive, often jocular. 2. in the case of flattery- don't be silly.
Get among it phrTo become rich, obtain wealth; make plenty of money
Get a name for phrTo get a reputation - usu. bad, for something.
Get an earful phrTo listen to, usu. in the context of a dressing-down, rebuke or scolding.
Get an eyeful phrTo have a good look at, to stare at.
Get a rise out of (from) someone phrTo make someone angry. 2. to get a response, esp. an angry one.
Getaway nThe very start. 2. a sudden dash esp. from a starting point in a game or sport. 3. a vehicle, esp. a car used to flee from a robbery or crime. 4. an escape, get out, excuse. 5. the act of fleeing from a scene of a crime.
Get away with it (something)phrTo succeed in, or carry of successfully, any undertaking, esp. one that is underhanded; as in "Get away with murder." 2. to get the better of, to beat. 3. to go uncaught and unpunished after doing something illegal or inappropriate. 4. to steal or runaway with something.
Get away with murder phrTo do something bad or illegal and not be punished. 2. to go unpunished or unharmed after some illegal, impudent or risky act. 3.
Get away with youphrDon't try and pull the wool over my eyes; fool me, take me for a fool.
Get back atphrTo turn the tables on someone, to get revenge
Get behind phrTo make a commitment to an idea, a job, an idea. 2. to understand, to enjoy, appreciate, to put one's weight behind. 3. to enjoy something. 4. to get a pleasurable narcotic intoxication.
Get byphrTo earn a bare living; to pass, to manage, scrape by, to be accepted or acceptable; to have one's efforts approved. 2. to survive without working or much effort; to do just enough closely or barely well; neither succeed or fail. 3. to pass inspection; stand up to scrutiny, to avoid, evade; to get away with.
Get down phrTo concentrate on; attend to the task. 2. to commit oneself to; make an effort. 3. to do something especially well. 4. to fight. 5. to have sexual intercourse. 6. to dance, to have a good time; enjoy oneself, have fun; to let oneself be natural and unrestrained.
Get down heavy phrTo enjoy oneself, to participate wholeheartedly in the spirit of things.
Get down on phrTo develop a dislike, grudge against, to be hostile to.
Get down to it phrTo commit oneself earnestly and seriously to a task. 2. to start talking about the gravamen or crux of a matter or topic.
Get even with phrTo take revenge; pay back; get one's own back.
Get ghost vbTo go about things quietly and inconspicuously.
Get-go nFrom the get-go: the start, beginning.
Get going vbTo drive someone into a temper; to make one lose control through teasing. 2. to excite someone sexually.
Get going vbTo leave depart. 2. to commence a job or task.
Get good to someone phrTo be carried away by one's enthusiasms whilst performing a task.
Get hard-nosedphrTo get angry, to get stubborn, to be obstinate
Get high vbTo be "high" on drugs.
Get high behind vbTo hurry up; to help get to their workplace on time. 3. to become impatient, to get angry or mad.
Get hold of the right end of the stick phrTo get it right, to understand the situation correctly; grasp an understanding or essential meaning.
Get hold of the wrong end of the stick phrTo have the facts wrong or incorrect; interpret a situation incorrectly.
Get home vbMake an impression on, in a sporting event. 2. make emotional impression on.
Get home with the milk phrTo stay out all night; get home only at daybreak.
Get hot on phrTo put in an enthusiastic effort. 2. be enthusiastic about.
Get in vbStrike a blow (lit and fig.) 2. a telling remark. 3. to put on one's clothes
Get in a gar hole phrTo have a bit of bad luck. Garfish swims above and around the holes of other better fish and often takes the bait meant for other fish.
Get in deep phrTo become deeply in love with. 2. to become heavily involved in criminal activities.
Get in line phrTo conform, fall in behind or with.
Get in one's eye phrTo beat up. 2. to crowd, to encroach or get to near to one's personal space. 3. to shout at someone from nearby. 4. to hit or punch one in the face or eye.
Get in one's hair phrAnnoy or irritate.
Get into vbTo attack physically. 2. to criticize severely. 3. to put on clothes, dress oneself.
Get it vbTo be shot, wounded or killed. 2. understand.
Get it in the neckphrTo be punished, to fail, to lose
Get it in every way phrTo do well, irrespective of the circumstances. 2. to fully understand or comprehend something.
Get it in for phrTo bear a grudge, as 'have/had it in for.'
Get it in the neck phrTo be severely punished or injured.
Get it off one's chest phrTo confess, unburden oneself.
Get it on phrTo enjoy something greatly; having a good time.
Get it on the whisper phrTo buy on hire purchase. (the shame of living on the never-never, and the desire to keep it quiet.)
Get it (all) together vbTo start a sexual relationship. 2. to make a decision, to take action. 3. to compose oneself, and take a firm stand. 3. to arrange one's life and affairs properly integrated and focused.
Get left vbTo be abandoned, left behind esp. when in a difficult situation.
Get lost vbTo leave, depart (usually an exasperated command).
Get next to vbTo become lovers. 2. to feel friendly towards, get near to. 3. to embarrass, to annoy, to anger.
Get off vbTo avoid the consequences.
Get off one's arse phrTo stop being idle, lazy and inert.
Get off one's back phrTo leave one alone, stop niggling and nagging.
Get off one's high horse phrTo stop being high and haughty, superior to others. 2.
Get nowhere (fast) vbTo falter and fail, despite one's best efforts and endeavours. 2. get no satisfaction from something or someone. 3. to make no progress (very quickly).
Get off on the wrong footphrTo make a poor initial impression; to make a poor start
Get off one's hands phrTo rid yourself of a burden or responsibility, esp in regards to another, such as unmarried daughter, an adult child who refuses to leave home, or a worker who is not pulling his weight.
Get off the ground phrTo make a successful start. 2. to succeed with a project, esp. initially.
Get off the hook phrTo help, aid someone to evade responsibility or punishment.
Get onphrSucceed, prosper, fare well. 2. to relate to another person either well or not so well, 'get on well with' 3. to grow older or be of advanced years. 4. to depart, leave, as 'get on one's way.' 5. tto put a bet on a horse, etc.
Get on one's goat phrTo annoy, irritate, upset.
Get on one's high horse phrTo become dignified and formal; assume a haughty and arrogant mien.
Get one down vbTo make gloomy, or cause another to be depressed.
Get one going vbTo cause another to be agitated, excited or angry.
Get one in vbTo fool, trick, deceive.
Get (have) one on a string phrTo control and deceive another over a long period of time.
Get one's bitter phrTo get one just deserts.
Get one's eyes together phrToo have a nap, doze off, kip.
Get one's feet wet phrTo initiate oneself or be initiated into something. 2. to have a first and testing experience of something.
Get one's finger out phrTo stop idling about, procrastinating, and beginning to something.
Get one hackles up phr To become angry, infuriated, furious, lose one's temper.
Get one's head down phrTo have some sleep.. 2. tp plead guilty in court.
Get one's head straight phrTo think clearly. 2. 'get one's head together.'
Get one's head together phrTo sort oneself out, regain calmness and composure. 2. 'get one's head straight.'
Get one's hooks into phrTo grasp, grab. obtain, esp. when the thing or object most desired is held by a rival.
Get one's mind right phrTo think clearly.
Get one's nose to phrTo have another person utterly dependent on oneself, typically in a one-sided love relationship.
Get one's soul in soak phrTo become intoxicated.
Get one's tail down phrTo act and look in a despondent or dejected manner. 2. to lose heart, become somewhat depressed.
Get one's tail-feathers up phrTo be annoyed, irritated, furious, maddened.
Get on one's wick phrTo irritate, annoy, hamper.
Get one wrong vbTo misunderstand an other meaning or intention.
Get on someone's goat phrTo annoy, irritate, harass.
Get on the home stretch phrTo be near achieving one's aims, as a journey, a work task.
Get on tophrTo become aware of what is going on; to realise, to understand.
Get out from under phrTo extricate from troubles, as financial problems; delicate personal problems.
Get out of bed on the wrong side phrTo be in an irritable, irascible, ill-tempered mood.
Get out of here exclGeneral exclamation of total disbelief and dismissal. 2. you're joking, rubbish, your mad.
Get out of it ecxl Exclamation of dismissal. 2. Go away! don't be stupid; don't be silly. 3. don't make laugh (mocking)
Get over phrTo take advantage, get around. 2. to intimidate, frighten. 3. to get to understand.
Get overphrTo make oneself understood; to gain favour; to succeed. 3. to become well again physically, emotionally or mentally. 3. to make a favourable impression. 4. to recover or bounce back from a problem, etc. 3. be restored to the norm.
Get shafted vbTo be treated harshly, severely and unfairly.
Get sloughed up vbTo move from the general prison population into protective confinement.
Get smart vbCommand to become wisely aware of one's situation, options, possibilities.
Get someone's back phrTo look after somebody, lit. to see that they are not attacked from behind. 2. to protect the interests of another,
Get someone's back up phrTo annoy, anger, infuriated someone by words or deeds. 2. to become angry or make someone angry; esp. in a way to cause someone to resist.
Get someone down vbTo depress, disillusion, give the blues.
Get something on someone phrTo find out something incriminating or negative about some and use it to one's own advantage.
Get something over with phrTo finish, end, conclude something. 2. come to a stopping point or mark.
Get somewhere vbTo succeed, to realize one's desire.
Get stoned vbTo be intoxicated by alcohol or drugs. 2. to be high.
Get stuck into vbTo start a fight. 2. to start, with enthusiasm, any sort of activity. 3. to attack verbally.
Get the bird phrTo be jeered, mocked, hissed, esp. during a theatrical show.
Get the book phrTo become religious, often during imprisonment.
Get the breaksphrTo have a stroke of good luck or success; to profit by a fortunate occurrence.
Get the drift phrUnderstand what one is implying, hinting at, etc.
Get the drop on phrTo obtain or get someone in an inferior position, or have threatening advantage over someone.
Get the elbow phrTo be dismissed, rejected, dispensed with.
Get the eye phrTo be look at in an insinuating, seductive way.
Get the go-head phrTake the lead in a competition, election contest etc.
Get the goods on phrTo find out negative facts about; to find or collect desired information about. 2. to find some facts or knowledge about someone and use it to one's advantage.
Get the hang off something phrTo understand, have the know-how and master a particular skill.
Get the hell out of phrTo leave, depart quickly to avoid harm.
Get the hot end of phrTo be victimized, to be given a hard time.
Get-there nAmbition, energy.
Get there on two feet phrTo do something very well, to succeed in a notable way.
Get the sads phrTo be depressed.
Get the shaft phrSee shaft. 2. to be ill-treated, abuse; esp. by cruel deception.
Get the shove phrTo be dismissed from employment. 2. to be rejected by a spouse, partner or lover.
Get the show on the road nTo start, begin, to get going.
Get the wind up phrTo frighten, make fearful, nervous or anxious.
Get the wrong bull by the horns phrTo make a mistake; act or do something in error.
Get this ImpListen to this; hear me.
Get through (to) phrTo make oneself understood; esp. by someone who is dilatory or slow on the uptake.
Get tovbTo start doing something, commence 2. to attack bodily. 3. to corrupt, taint, influence negatively or bribe. 4. to effect or influence emotionally, to angst, worry, mae nervous
Get-together nA meeting or gathering, often social.
Get together vbTo act in concert, to help one another. 2. to have a sexual relationship.
Get to someone phrTo disturb or anger. 2. to affect, make an impression on.
Get tough with phrOften, of criminals, or police, to act inan aggressive, harsh manner towards someone or something.
Get-up nOne's dress or attire, esp. best or most fashionable.
Get-upnAmbition, energy; spirit; aggressiveness
Get up vbInspire, energise, galvanise, esp. for a sporting event, examination etc.
Get-up nThe date of one's release from prison set by the authorities.
Get-up nA ruse, scam, fraud, subterfuge.
Get up and dust off phrTo depart or run off quickly.
Get up and get phrTo leave in a hurry. 2. to move quickly. 3. to act or do something with energy.
Get-up-and-go phrEnergy, ambition, drive, initiative..
Get up and go vbTo move fast, get moving.
Get up early in the morning phrTo be clever, be aware, mentally alert, undumb and unslow.
Get up off vbTo go through or feel the effects of a drug(s). 2. to resist a way of doing things. 3. to give up or away something one values or thinks is important.
Get up off the shoulderphrTo fight with one's fist.
Get up on vbTo get excited by, to become interested in.
Get up someone's nose phrTo annoy, irritate; provoke hostility.
Get up steam phrTo act energetically, to become interested in.
Get up there vbTo grow older
Get up to phrTo do something or an action, usu. mischievous or possibility illegal.
Get up with vbTo have a romantic meeting or encounter. 2. to meeting with.
Get weaving vbTo get on with things that need to be done. 2. to do something in a hurry.
Get wet vbTo murder, kill, get wounded. 2. to spill another blood; to have blood on (wet) your hands.
Get wisephrBe aware, to learn about, get a warning to be careful. 2. become aware, esp. in matters of survival and advancement. 3. to look after one's own interest.
Get wise with yourself phrOften an exhortation to be alert, look after one's interests, put yourself first. 3. to become impudent or defiant.
Get with vbTo come to know, realize, understand. 2. to join in or with; to follow and accept the party line. 3. get beside, get behind, become amongst the ranks of. 2. to have a romantic relationship with.
Get with it exclStop being or acting foolishly. 2. pay attention to what's happening, going on or needs to be done.
Ghastly adjOf persons, things, objects, events, circumstances, horrible, shocking, unpleasant, distasteful.
Ghost nA photograph. 2. a person who does the work on behalf of the person who is publicly credited for it (a ghost-writer). 3. a white person. 4. a fictitious name created for a fraudulent person. 5. a creditor (they give bad debtors an unpleasant fright when they appear.) 6. a hundred dollar bill ($100): they say they exist but few people have claimed to have seen them.
Ghost nAn absentee, someone who has opted out of normal social life.
Ghost vbTo follow, shadow, to follow surreptitiously.
Ghost vbTo write a book or article for someone else who takes the credit. 2. to share a hotel or other kinds of lodgings with someone unbeknown to the owner.
Ghost vbTo move a prisoner from one prison to another during the night, without other prisoner knowing of the departure.
GhostbusternA person who exposes spiritualistic mediums
Ghosting nThe moving of a prisoer from one prison to another during the night, without the other prisoners knowing that the departutre has taken place.
Ghost walks phr"The Ghost Walks" - implies that the pay or salaries is at hand or about to be giving out.
Ghosts nWhite particles that look like, but are not, crack cocaine.
Ghost townnAn abandoned town, often one that has flourished for a time
Ghost turds nFluff that collects under beds and furniture. 2. house moss.
Gilded moonshine nWorthless IOUs or other credit documents that have no genuine financial backing.
Gilt nMoney, currency, coins.
Gilt-edged adjFirst-rate. 2. dependable
Ginger nA red-haired or ginger-hackled person.
Ginger vbThe act of robbing a prostitute client. 2. a brothel where robbing clients of their money or valuables is commonplace.
Gingerer nA prostitute who robs clients of their money or valuables.
Git-down time nThe start of a prostitutes "get-down time" or working time.
Gitlet nA getlet; an illegitimate child, a bastard.
Give vbTo allow someone a certain or limited period of time, "I give you ten minutes."
Give vbTo convey, in a skeptical or dismissive manner, information or knowledge, 'have you got anything to give me.' 2. used as an angry or very annoyed answer, to show displeasure at a previous statement or comment, 'I'll give you, love.'
Give a dusty answer phrTo give an unpleasant, intolerant answer.
Give a fair spin phrTreat with fairness; give another a fair go.
Give and take nTo act in a fair and even handed manner. 2. to be tolerant. 3. to listen to and respect another opinions and beliefs.
Give a tumble phrTo try out, to experiment. 2. to have intercourse. 3. to recognize, acknowledge.
Give-away nBetrayal of a secret. 2. something that is obvious; a no-brainer. 3. anything that reveals something concealed; a clue.
Give-away nA free sample, or prize.
Give away vbTo betray another (s); forsake, abandon, give up.
Give cold pig phrA prank played on a tardy riser, with the bed clothes being pulled back and cold water tipped over the sleeper.
Give good vbTo rebuke, chide, scold severely. 2. to tell off.
Give green rats phrTo criticize, slander someone in their absence, to backbite. (green: with envy, jealousy.)
Give hell vbTo scold, berate severely. 2. give someone a hard time. 3. fig.punish, hurt.
Give it a go phrTo make an attempt; give it a try.
Give it away phrTo stop, give up abandon.
Give it the boot phrTo accelerate, put your foot down on the accelerator. 2. to get rid of, to dispense with; oust.
Give it to someone phrTo beat, punish, rebuke .
Give me five vbTo slap hands (five fingers) with another in celebration of victory, success or a greeting of friendship.
Give me strength exclUttered on hearing something stupid.
Give one the lowdownphrTo communicate to one inside information; to tell the true facts; to relate gossip or scandal
Give or take phrImplying an estimation, usu. of time or number, as ' give or take five minutes.
Give out vbTo talk emotionally, to talk with feeling. 2. to collapse, cease to function.
Give some flesh phrThe slapping of hands or palms, usu. with ritual meaning between Black folk.
Give someone a break phrTo give someone an opportunity; chance. 2. let off, pardon, excuse, as exclamation 'give him a break.'
Give someone a go phrTo give someone an opportunity, try-out, a chance.
Give someone a miss phrTo avoid seeing someone or doing something. 2. not opt for. 3. give someone the go-by.
Give someone a ring phrTo call some on the telephone.
Give someone grief phrTo make life difficult for; hassle, harass.
Give someone heat phrTo criticise.
Give someone hell phrTo rebuke, scold, punish someone severely.
Give someone lip phrTo speak to someone in a rude, offensive, impertinent manner.
Give someone that phrTo acknowledge the other point, as 'I give you that.'
Give someone the blacks phrTo ignore, esp. when snubbing a former friend.
Give someone the boot phr"Give someone the boot or the foot" - to throw out, reject, oust. 2. dismiss, sack, kick out.
Give someone the business phrTo kill. 2. beat, assault, treat roughly. 3. to tease, taunt, deride. 4. put at a disadvantage by own's own actions. 5. to deceive, bamboozle in business.
Give someone the deep six phrTo kill, murder, to do in.
Give someone the dust off phrTo ignore, snub, reject.
Give someone the eye phrTo look at with insinuating and seductive manner.
Give someone the finger phrTo raise the middle finger as an act or to imply derision and disdain. 2. to show contempt and defiance by holding up the middle finger towards someone.
Give someone the freedom of the world phrTo dismiss from the job; 'to be liberated', as put by Tony Abbott, the Australian Prime Minister, upon hearing that more than 3000 workers were about to lose their job in the car-making industry. 2. give the shove to. 3. give someone the boot.
Give someone the glad eye phrShow an amorous or sexual interest in someone. 2. give the come-on or eye to. 3. to look or glance at invitingly; gaze enticingly at.
Give someone the glad hand phrTo welcome enthusiastically to the point of insincere excess, as often the wont of politicians. greet or welcome effusively
Give someone the go-by phrTo avoid, disregard deliberately. 2. to allow, to turn a blind eye. 3. to dismiss, to get rid; give the shove to.
Give someone the length of one's tongue phrTo verbally attack, lambaste.
Give someone the needle phrTo nag at, criticize regularly, and smartingly.
Give someone the shaft phrTo swindle, maltreat, or otherwise treat wrongly.
Give someone the shake phrTo rid oneself of; get away from.
Give someone the time of day phrUsu. negative: 'not give someone the time of day.' - not do the slightest favour for; not greet or speak to; have contempt for.
Give (someone) the works (to) phrTo put in one's all effort in communicating something, esp. a sermon or speech. 2. to give someone a thorough beating; to mistreat or thrash severely; to kill or murder someone.
Give someone what for phrTo reprimand severely, to inflict severe pain on. 2. to beat or punish severely, 3. chastise, lambaste, chide. 4. drub, either physically or verbally.
Give the bird to phrExpress one's disapproval by hissing, jeering.
Give the come-on to phrTo entice, to lure, to stare amorously at. 2. give the (glad) eye to.
Give the elbow to phrTo dismiss, reject, sack. 2. give the shove to.
Give the fish-eye to phrTo stare menacingly at. 2. to look or stare at in a cold contemptuous, or menacingly way. 3. to threaten by hostile look.
Give the green light to phrGive approval or go-ahead to someone.
Give the once over phrTo examine, closely, scrutinize, esp. with a view to evaluation or identification.
Give the shove to phrTo sack or dismiss from a job.
Give the shirt off one's back phrTo be very generous and kind.
Give the show away phrTo reveal a secret, your own or another's. 2. to betray a confidence, as a plan or commitment.
Give the thumbs up phrTo approve, to answer positively.
Give-up nA surrender, submission.
Give up vbTo betray, reveal another's whereabouts, to inform.
Give up onvbTo lose faith in, trust or belief in.
Give up the ship phrTo perish, die. 2. to abandon.
Give with the eyes phrTo look at, glance.
Glad adjTipsy, drunkish.
Glad eye nA glance of sexual interest.
Glad eye phr"Give Someone the Glad Eye" - show an amorous or sexual interest in someone.
Glad handnWelcome, effusively and warmly; cordially.
Glad hand phr"To Give Someone the Glad Hand" - to give someone a warm, welcoming handshake (often insincerely, or by politician and other "charmers" for their own gain.)
Glad handernAn enthusiastic, friendly but totally insincere person.
Glad-handing nThe act of warmly welcoming (often without sincerity) as, 'after glad-handing the parishioners of Methurst, the reverend headed for the strip-club.'
Glad rags nOne best and often showiest clothes. 2. party clothes. 3. formal evening wear.
Glad weeds nFormal dress attire.
Glass nIn prison slang: diamonds, often of the highest quality.
Glass adjIn boxing parlance any part of the body that is weak or vulnerable, as "a glass jaw."
Glass vbTo slash another's face or body with a piece of broken glass.
Glassed adjCut in the face or other part of the body by a slash with a broken bottle.
GlassenadjMade of glass (<ME glasen)
Glass eyes nOne who wears glasses or spectacles. 2. a drug taker.
Glass house nA place where crack cocaine can be sold or smoked.
Glassy eye adjA cold, disdainful stare, like that of a dead fish.
Glided moonshine nWorthless IOUs or other credit documents that have no genuine financial backing.
Glisten nA collective term for diamonds.
Glister nA drinking glass, a tumbler.
Glom vbTo acquire, obtain, have.
Glowing stick nA cigarette.
Gnat's eyebrow phrSomething very small or in very fine detail, hair splitting, as in "Down to a Gnat's Eyebrow."
Gnawer nA rodent. 2. 'The Gnawer" - cancer.
Go n"The Go" - the height of fashion or the "thing" to be doing; trend. 2. a dandy, a fashionable man.
Go nEnergy, spirit, spunk. 2. get-up and go
Go nAn event, circumstance. 2. matter, affair. 3. an attempt, try.
Go nAn argument, row, fight, a real barney. 2. to attack verbally or physically.
Go vbTo die, pass away, perish, expire. 2. to relieve oneself. 3. happen, transpire.
Go vbSupporting, backing, standing for, as "Go Obama"
Go adjTo function properly, be copasetic, going as planned, "all thing are go."2. appropriate, fitting, suitable.
Go abroad vbTo be transported as a convict.
Goad nA decoy at a horse fair. 2. one who falsely and lavishly praises a product or service to entice buyers. 3. one who makes fake bids at auctions
Go-ahead nProgress, ambition, energy. 2. a command or permission to do something, as in "Give Someone the Go Ahead" 3. the lead in a contest, event, competition.
Go-ahead adjProgressive, ambitious to do something, as "good-ahead plans for the company"
Go-ahead phr"Give Someone the Go-ahead" - permit or command someone to do something. 2. permission, or the word.
Go-ahead phr"Go ahead like a Whale" - to tackle something with total energy and wholeheartedly.
Go all out phr -To do something unreservedly. 2. to do one most or best.
Go all out on phrTo trust fully and completely.
Go all the way phrTo do one's uttermost; make an extra effort.
Go-aloneadjTo do something independently.
Go alone vbTo be vary, careful, cautious. 2. to be experienced.
Go-along nA fool, simpleton, a mentally unalerter, who will go along or agree to anything. 2. a go-alonger.
Go along for the ride phrTo do something or be part of something in passive, half-hearted manner.
Go along with phrTo agree with someone view, proposal, suggestion opinion, beliefs. 2. to acquiesce.
Go ape vbTo behave stupidly, without reason, angrily or with violent.
Goat nA womanizer, lecher. 2. a catholic priest. 3. an offensive old man. 4. a car with an especially powerful engine; an old car. 5. a very junior officer in an army unit.
Goat Hill nArea of town where a certain class live, usu. the poorer folk but, sometimes, after gentrification the better-off folk. 2. Goat town: Goat wood.
Goat house nA brothel.
Goat-rider nA member of a masonic lodge,
Goat roper nA peasant, rural person, an unsophisticated person.
Goat's nest nAn untidy, unkempt place.
Go at something bald-headed phr - Put all one's effort into something, to commit oneself wholly - and disregard the possible
Goaty adjSexually frustrated. 2. irritated.
Go-away nTram, train, bus. 2. the outfit in which the bride departs from her reception to begin her honeymoon.
Go back from phrTo retreat, withdraw from, back down.
Go back on phrTo reverse one's position on; to break a promise.
Go bark at the moon phrGo away, get lost; to complain uselessly, make a pointless bother.
Go belly up phrTo go bankrupt. 2. to die, collapse, cease to operate. 3. image of a dead fish, floating belly up.
Go bent vbFor a witness to retract previous statement helpful to the prosecution. 2. to turn to criminal activity and ways. 3. of a prisoner, whose girlfriend takes up with another.
Go-betweennAn intermediary.
Go beyond vbTo be sentenced to transportation (to go beyond the world one knows)
Go broke vbTo go bankrupt or insolvent, become moneyless, go bust.
Go bynAn evasion; a slight; a slight, as to give one the go by.
Go-by-the-ground nA very short person.
Go cold at vbTo scold, blame, reprimand.
Go cold on vbTo lose initial enthusiasm for a proposal, activity.
God nAn exceptionally attractive male.
God-bird nThe much loved and petted baby. 2. the youngest bird in a nestful.
God-box nA church. 2. an organ.
Goddening nThe spread of faith and religion to individuals, groups or nations.
Goddess nAn ambitious, successful woman.
Godfather nThe chief, highest authority, as 'the godfather of the silver screen' . 2. one who pays the bill after a meal or a drinking session.
Godfather-in-law nA member of a jury.
God-hopper nAn evangelist or very religious person.
Go dog on vbTo let down. 2. betray. 3. to inform against.
Go-down nA basement room, flat or apartment. 2. a shop or cinema located in a basement. 3. a human dweller or visitor to an a go-down.
Go down vbTo be sent to prison. 2. to be committed to a mental institution. 3. to happen, take place, often a dramatic encounter, such as a fight or brawl. 4. to become inoperative, (stop functioning) as a computer.
Go down in food vbTo eat ravenously.
Go down like flies phrTo collapse in the face of weapons, disease or adversity.
Go down on vbTo harm someone, cause trouble for someone.
Gods for Clods nComparative religion for dummies.
God's Heater nThe sun.
God's house nA church
God's time nTime as measured before the introduction of daylight savings.
God whisperer nA member of the clergy, priest, pastor, reverend.
GoernA success, a victory. 2. anything that is dependable and can be counted on to work or succeed. 3. a promiscuous, sexually available woman. 4. an enthusiastic if not always competent amateur.
Goers nFeet.
Goes phr"What I Say Goes" - accepted, comes into being, is brought into effect; to have authority or effectiveness; to accept without question.
Goey adjEnthusiastic.
Go-fast nAn amphetamine or any central nervous system stimulant.
Go fishing vbTo undertake a search for facts; to drill down, dive deep.
Go-for nAn employee who is expected to serve and cater to others; low ranking subordinate; a gopher, as in "a general go-for"
Go fornTo favor, advocate or take to; to attack, assault or go after.
Go for vbTo be really attracted to, 'I could go for her.'
Go for broke phrTo make a maximum effort, put or stake everything you have on a hope or try. 2. to commit oneself unreservedly, esp. in a gambling or betting situation
Go for it phr(exclamation) - an exhortation to make an effort. 2. to overcome one's fears. 3. to get on energetically. 4. a general exhortation to others to have fun.
Go for one's life phrTo engage in activity with vigour and enthusiasm.
Go for soul phrTo be deeply moved.
Go ganderingphrTo look for something or someone
Go-getter nA vigorous and effective person.
Go-go nDisco music and dance style.
Go-go adjfashionable, modish, modern and trendy. 2. having and displaying vitality and drive. esp. in business and commence, urgent and energetic. 3. 'go-go' living in genetrified inner suburbia.'
Go Greek vbTo engage in sodomy.
Go halves vbTo share equally, divide into equal shares. 2. to get or be given an equal share. 3. go halfies.
Go hammer and tongs phrTo approach an activity with maximum effort and energy; modern use refers to sexual intercourse (image of smith using a hammer to strike a piece of metal.)
Go hard at phrTo proceed at a furious rate, to act in an unwise and wild manner
Go haywire phrTo lose one's senses. 2. to lose control, go mad, crazy, become confused and disoriented. 3. to become inoperative, break down suddenly and unexpectedly.
Go hog-wild vbTo act audaciously and unrestrainedly.
Go in blind phr To guess; to act somewhat recklessly
Going n"The Going" - situation, as 'when the going gets tough, the tough get going.'
Going dark phrA military lingo for the sudden termination of communication. The term used to describe a scenario in which communication appears to have ceased, but in reality has just moved from a public communication channel, where it could be monitored, to a private communication channel that prevents eavesdropping. 2. deciding or declaring that from the next number of hours, days, weeks, etc., one is going to be unavailable through all social media, and any other forms of electronic connection.
Going over nA scolding, a telling off. 2. an inspection. 3. a thrashing, beating, trouncing, a going-over.
Go it alone phrTo act by oneself without support or assistance.
Gold nMoney. 2. narcotics, of a high quality.
Gold dig? vbUsu. of an older woman, to obtain money and other gifts in exchange for sexual favours.
Gold digger?nA female, who uses her charms and favors, to lure and defraud, or extorts money from men.(the cat is known as gold digging) 2. One who forms relationships or marries another for purely monetary reasons. 3. a young woman orig. typically from the chorus line, who swaps sexual favors for the monetary and material gifts of a usually older lover.
Gold-dropper nA rogue who specializes in dropping something supposedly valuable where it will be found by a potential victim, who is either lured into a game or persuaded to buy the "valuable." 2. a scam by a catfish who meets potential victim on-line and persuades them to send them money to him or her facilitate the release of a valuable article held in a foreign country.
Gold dustnCocaine. 2. heroin. 3. high quality drugs.
Gold-end man nAn itinerant sellers of jewelry. 2. a buyer of broken piece of gold and silver.
Golden handshake nA bonus given as compensation for dismissal or compensation.
Golden leaf nHigh quality marijuana.
Golden oldie nAnything vintage but still valuable. 2. a musical recording still considered good enough, to be played years after it's first release. 3. a senior citizen, geriatric.
Gold finder nA jocular name for one who cleans toilets.
Goldfish nA beating of a prisoner (the prisoner is the isolated goldfish, the beaters surrounding the bowl) to extract confession, also a rubber hose used in such a beating. 2. a married woman esp. one ripe for seduction.
Gold star nCocaine. 2. marijuana.
Go like a bird phrOf a vehicle, go fast and smooth mechanically.
Go-long nConsequences, inevitable developments, circumstances. 2. "lost in a go-long" - to be a victim of circumstances. 3. a police patrol van in which prisoners are transported to the police station or court; paddy wagon, black maria: (you must go-along.)
Gone adjConsidered a lost cause, a hopeless case. 2. a person or animal, dead or doomed.
Gone adjCrazy, bizarre, insane. 2. intoxicated by alcohol or drugs. 3. as a general intensifier both positive and negative, extraordinary or thoroughly. 4. weird and wonderful. lost in drink, drunk or music.
Gone phr"Gone to the Dogs" - in decline, rundown, degenerative. 2. on skid row, decline, dirty, become a hobo or street-dweller.
Gone phr"Gone with the Wind" - vanished, esp. of persons and money.
Good adjSolvent, able to pay for or lend.
Good phr"Good a Maid as Her Mother" - a recently deflowered or "cropped" woman.
Good phr"Good as all Get-out" - excellent, wonderful, first-rate.
Good phr"Good Night All" - a phrase used to change the subject of conversation.
Good phr"Good on the Fang" - a hearty eater; somewhat of a glutton.
Good phr"Good on the Tooth" - a hearty eater, good on the fang.
Good phr"Good on You" - a general expression of approbation.
Good deal nA pleasant and favourable situation, life, employment.
Goodie nA religious hypocrite. 2. a person of virtue and decency. 3. a good, decent, trustworthy person, esp, in a movie or story.
Goodie nA special treat, something nice to eat. 2. something nice, a pleasant feature, something very desirable.
Goodie-goodie nOne who tries to live his or her life by a strict moral code. 2. one too good or overly moral. 2. a prim and outwardly virtuous person.
Good looker nAn attractive woman.
Goodman n"The Goodman" - the Devil, Satan, Old Sooty,
Goodman nA favourite companion, a roisterer. 2. a goaler.
Good nose nSomething that smells very pleasant.
Good-off adjComfortably financially, secure moneywise.
Good old adjA general term of approval and affection, as "good old dad" 2. a term often heard in Australia and Ireland, possibly from the Irish: "rinne se mhaith orm" - he did go on me.
GoodsnGot the goods: has the ability.
Goods n"The Goods" - the real thing, the ideal thing or person, come up to hope and expectations, as in "deliver the goods." 2. someone or something of excellent and outstanding quality. 3. information, evidence, usu. of a negative nature, neede to arrest and convict a malefactor, ("get the goods on"; negative facts about someone. 4. stolen goods, contraband - 'catch with the goods'
Good shot nA good try even though one may have failed.
Good show exclA general exclamation of approval or pleasure.
Good thing nOne who can be easily duped; a sucker. 2. an advantageous position, esp in business dealings.
Good time nTime off for good behavior.
Good time nAn especially acceptable, likeable person.
Good woolled adjUsed of a plucky, spirited person (said of a sheep that has a good fleece)
Goody two-shoes nA self-righteous person. 2. an innocent and virtuous young woman. 3.
Goody two-shoes adjA self-righteous, do-gooder image and attitude to life.
Go-off nStarting time; cf: "get go"
Go off vbTo dispose of at a sale. 2. to die. 3. of a woman about to be married. 4. to be sent to prison.
Go off vbTo lose emotional control, as "to go off at or go off one's brain". 2. to do something foolish or simply. 4. to act intensely. 5. to move from one topic to another.
Go off vbTo lose freshness, to become rotten, of food and milk.
Go off at phrTo lose one's temper; to attack verbally, and, at length.
Go off one's head (brain) phrTo loose one's temper completely; go off one's brain; go off at.
Go off song phrOf a usually pleasant or friendly person, to become suddenly hostile.
Go off the deep end phrTo go into a violent, uncontrolled rage. 2. to have an emotional and mental breakdown.
Go on vbTo talk continuously and repetitively and often tediously, go on and on, nag.
Go on vbTo use as grounds for or a basis for one opinions.
Go on exclExclamation to imply incredulity.
Go on the town phrTo go out merrymaking; to have a good time. 2.
Go one better phrTo outdo.
Go one-to-one vbTo have an in your face confrontation with another person.
Goose vbTo scold, reprimand, hiss. 2. make a goose of.
Goose-drown(d)er nVery heavy rain; a downpour, cloudburst.
Goose-head nAn idiot, fool, simpleton.
Go out vbTo lose consciousness, faint, go out to it.
Go out like a light phrTo faint, lose consciousness, swoon.
Go out on a limb phrTo put oneself in a vulnerable position. 2. to take a risk.
Go out the back door phrTo back down under pressure or threat (prison slang).
Go out to it phrTo faint, lose consciousness, swoon. 2. go out like a light.
Go over vbBe accepted, as the decision will never go over with the man in the street.'
Go over vbOf a man, to become homosexual - to go over to the other side.
Go overboard vbTo lose control and behave excessively or perilously, to overdo. 2. to utterly commit oneself to something or someone. (go overboard for). 3. to be smitten by love or helpless love.
Go over the highside phrTo lose control of one's composure. 2. to skite, show off
Go over the hill phrTo get married. 2. to go insane or crazy. 3. to escape from prison or go over the wall.
Go over the top phrTo do something dangerous, although often brave and remarkable.
Go over the wall phrTo escape from goal. 2. to leave a religious order. 3. to defect to another country. 4. to go crazy, insane, mad.
Go pear-shaped adjOf plans, schemes and dreams to falter, fail, die, collapse.
Go pound sand phrDismissive direction telling another to be accursed, confounded, humiliated.
Gore nSpicy gossip, juicy scandal.
Go shank's mare phrTo walk, go on foot, be a pedestrian.
Go soak your Head phrAn aggressive, abusive jibe. (in other words, drown yourself).
Go south phrTo disappear, fail to appear, vanish. 2.
Gospel bird nA chicken (iterant preachers were usually rewarded by parisher with a meal of chicken).
Gospel-grinder nA preacher, clergyman. 2. an evangelistic missionary, tract-distributor, colporteur.
Gospel-mill nA church; a gospel-shop,
Gospel-pipe nThe penis, the grinding tool.
Gospel sharknAn evangelist, a preacher
Gospel shopn.A church
Gospel shooternA preacher, reverend.
Go steady vbTo have a constant only boyfriend or girlfriend.
Go the full yard phrDo one's utmost; make an out-and-out effort. 2. follow something through to its limit. 3. go the whole nine yards.
Go the whole hogphrTo do a thing thoroughly, to stay with a task until it is completed. 2. do one's utmost, not slacken off, pursue to the end.
Go through the millphrTo have trying experience. 2. to have practical experience of something.
Go to bed with someone phrTo have sexual intercourse with someone.
Go toe to toe phrTo fight with vigour and energy.
Go to grass With one's teeth upwards phrTo be buried. 2. die
Go to heaven in a string phrTo be hanged; thus feel like going to heaven on a string to be deliriously happy as not to mind even the possibility of imminent death. (orig. applied to Jesuits in C16th, whose faith could bring them judicisl death)
Go to heaven in a wheelbarrow phrTo go to hell (picture the devil taking away a scold in a barrow.)
Go-to-hell adjOutrageous, extreme. 2. to deteriorate, be ruined. 3. may you be accursed, confounded, humiliated.
Go to one's digs phrTo go home or to one's home.
Go to pot phrTo worsen, fare much less well, deteriorate.
Go to seedphrTo become overweight; become worthless or obsolete.
Go to the dogsphrTo fail in one's efforts as a whole. 2. become of little worth, from the notion that something is unfit for human consumption would be given to dogs, such as horse killed for sale as dog food.
Go to the wall phrTo be ruined and destitute, collapse, go under. 2. to do the utmost for others in various situations. (consider the plight of someone standing against wall about to be shot.
Go to the wire phrTo be close in competition to the very end.
Go to town phrTo make a big fuss over or about; concentrate on. 2. to enjoy greatly, succeed impressively. 3. enjoy greatly, loosen or throw off restraint, let go .
Got to give phr"Something got to give" - a resolution is necessary and is need now. 2. the situation is perilous and distressing.
Go undervbTo fail, become bankrupt, to be overcome, to die
Go underground vbTo take up hiding or concealment. 2. go into hiding, take up a life of concealment. 3. as a musician, to make a mistake in playing. 4. of an actor, to forget or badly misspeak one's lines during a play or performance.
Go under the knifephrTo submit to a surgical operation.
Go-up nAn upstairs apartment, unit or flat. 2. opposite of Go-down.
Go up vbTo die early, be hanged, be done in or for. 2. to be sent to jail. financially, to be ruined, destroyed, bankruptcted.
Go up against phrTo confront, face, challenge; take on.
Go up in smoke phrTo be ruined, destroyed.
Go upstairs phrTo die, pass away. 2. to be hanged, executed.
Go up the ladder to bed phrTo be executed, hanged.
Go up the wall phrClimb the wall, drive up the wall - to become frantic, esp. from frustration and anxiety.
Go wenching vbTo have sexual intercourse. 2. to associate with common women.
Go west vbTo die, to collapse, end. (the setting sun in the west).
Go with vbTo accept and act upon a plan or suggestion. 2. to have an affair or relationship with someone to have sexual intercourse.
Go with a swing phrOf a party, show, or entertainment, to pass off highly, successfully and enjoyable.
Go with the flow phrTo consign oneself to the order and pace of things; be passive.
Grass nGreen vegetables, esp asparagus, lettuce or other salad food. 2. narcotics, marijuana.
Grass nHair, pubic hair. 2. straight hair typical of caucasians.
Grass nAn informer; a grasser, snitch.
Grass vbTo inform on, betray, tell on or tell tales. 2. to kill, slay, put under the grass. 3. to knock down, defeat, overcome.
Grass-eater nA policeman who accepts graft money or small bribes, but does demand them.
Grass-fighter nA bare knuckle fighter. 2. a public brawler.
Grass-head nA heavy smoker of marijuana.
Grass-hopper nA waiter. 2. a thief. 3. a policeman. 4. an informer. 5. a marijuana smoker or user. 6. a tourist, who swarm in like grasshoppers.
Grass widow nA woman who is alone because of divorce, separation, rejection( discarded mistress.) 2. In India during the British occupation a mistress who is enjoyed on a temporary straw mattress or actually in or on the grass, rather than a soft, comfortable matrimonial bed; widow is used ironically denoting that her "husband" is no longer with her. 3. a woman whose husband is temporary absent. 4. opposite to a grave-yard widow whose husband is actually dead.
Grave-rat nA medical student: the stealing of bodies from graves for dissection.
Graves nLong, dirty finger-nails: they are filled with dirt.
GravestonesnThe teeth, grinders.
Graveyard nThe mouth. 2. prominent front teeth. 3. false teeth, (all resemblance to tombstones).
Graveyard shift nA working hift that begins at midnight or 2am.
Graveyard watchnThe period from midnight to 4am or 8am in the morning
Graveyard widow nAn actual wodow whose husband is dead. See "Grass widow"
Gray nA white person, esp. a racist.
Grayback nA professed Christian. 2. a confederate soldier (because of his uniform) in the U.S. civil war.
Graybeard nA very senior pilot or anybody in a very senior position that takes years of experience to attain to.
Gray locksnWorry, anxiety. 2. a worrier.
Great adjWonderful, excellent.
Great adjClose, very friendly: thus "great with" ; close to, esp. of lovers.
Great exclAn excl of approval.
Great I Am nUsed of a self-important person. Guy Ballard, a US confidence trickster, set up a cult with the title "The Great I Am" which fleece the gullible of hundreds of thousands of dollars of "love gifts" during the 1930s.
Great on phrExpert in knowing a great deal about.
Great shakes nVery good, great, outstanding, usu in the negative phr "No Great Shakes"
Great shot nAn important person, a big shot.
Great Smoke n"The Great Smoke" - London.
Great unwashednUniversity students, protesters, beatniks, the common people.
Great White Father nAn ironic description of any White authority-figure, esp. the US. president. 2. a White man esp. in Africa, who controls and protects the black people
Great White Way nBroadway.
Greedhead nAn avaricious person.
Greedy adjBisexual- "wants it all."
Greedy-guts nA glutton, a selfish person.
Greek nA cunning, sly individual. esp. one who is gambler or swindler. 2. a derog. term for an Irish immigrant to the US. or UK. (use of "Greek" as a generic term for a foreigner; and, of course, a suspect figure.)
Greek n
Greek nUnintelligible language, esp. cant and slang, esp. in phrase" - "Its all Greek to me." 2. swahili.
Greek adjIrish.
Greek adjHomosexual.
Greek vbTo engage in pederasty.
Greek back nA supposedly faked illness.....
Greek lightning nDebilerate arson in order to gain insurance on an otherwise unprofitable business.
Greek lovenPederasty.
Greek's n"The Greeks" - in Australia, a generic term for any small café almost always run by Greeks.
Greek shop nA local corner shop, often owned by Greek immigrant family.
Greek side nThe buttocks.
Greek way nPederasty.
Green adjUnsophiscated, naïve person.
Green nMoney, dollar bills, esp. ready cash.
Green phr"Green as Duckweed" - very naïve, innocent, foolish.
Green phr"Green as Grass" - ignorant, inexperienced, gullible, immature
Green vbTo hoax, defraud, swindle, render gullible.
Green and Yellow fellow nA male homosexual: the Aesthetic Movement whose preferred colors were green and yellow.
Green apple nA naïve person.
Green-apple quickstep nDiarrhea
Greenback nFrog.
Greenback nMoney, esp. a dollar bill.
Greenback vbTo pay, esp. a bribe.
Green belly nA novice, an unsophishicated person, esp. a new arrival in the city from the country. 2. a greenhorn.
Green cart nA green cart, actual or metaphorically, in which people are taken to a mental hospital or institution.
Green cloth nA billiard/ snooker table (its green baize top)
Green door nThe door of the execution chamber in New York state prisons.
Green dragons nBarbiturates, amphetamines, a type of LSD marked with a green dragon on blotter distribuant.
Greener nA novice, an innocent one who has newly arrived. 2. an inexperienced workman who is often used as a strike breaker.
Green goddess nThe Green Goddess" - marijuana (because of the color and pleasure it gives)
Green gold nCocaine: high quality cocaine sparkles. 2. an alloy of gold and silver.
Green goods nCounterfeit banknotes. 2. paper currency.
Green goose nA young, innocent girl, soon to be made intoa prostitute. 2. a young goose, a simpleton.
Green handshake nA bribe, a tip, bonus (green with envy)
Greenhorn nA novice, an unsophiscated person, esp. a new immigrant or a new arrival in a city from the country. 2. a newcomer, inexperienced person, neophyte. 3. a green apple, a green belly, a greenie.
Green hornet nAmphetamine.
Green house nA place known for selling drugs, esp. marijuana.
Greenie nAn environmentalist, a conservationist, member of the Green party, "The Greenies."
Greenies nVegetables; greens.
Greening nAn obsession, as in "to have a greening for." - to have ann obsession for.
Greenland nIreland. 2. "from Greenland, used of an unsophiscated, ignorant, gullible person. 3. fig. world of innocence; thus a Greenlander.
Green light vbTo Give the Green Light to"- to give permission, to allow. (traffic light). 2. permission, esp. a superior approval to proceed.
Green meadow nThe vagina.
Green thumb nOne with a special talent for gardening. 2. one who can or has the knack to make money, or be successful in business. (play on more usual gardner's green thumb or green fingers, like a flourishing plants.)
Grey adjA dull, boring, earnest, esp. in university use.
Grey ghostnA parking officer or policeman.
Greyhound nA white lover or sexual partner.
Grey mare nA wife, esp if she is the dominant partner in the marriage.
Grind nHard, continuous, wearing work, such as academic work. 2. any very difficult and trying task, esp. one that lasts a long time and is slowly and painfully done. 3. highly diligent student; a student who studies constantly 4. a private tutor; a demanding instructor. 5. an obnoxious or annoying person, jerk, pain in the neck. 6. striptease; exotic dancing; burlesque.
Grind nA swindle. 2. a satirist. 3. a joke, usually personal and ridiculing.
Grind vbTo have sexual intercourse. 2. to rotate the hips in a sensous manner while dancing.
Grind vbRidicule, satirize.
Grind vbTo work hard, esp. at something unrewarding, but necessary or even essential. 2. to tire, exhaust. 3. to cause someone to work hard. 4. to devote an unreasonable amount of time and effort to one's studies.; to study diligently.
Grinder nA striptease artist or dancer; a burlesque artist.
Grinder nA highly diligent student. 2. a private tutor. 3. an old car, esp. a broken down, ramshackled one. 3. a parade ground, a drill field.
Grinders nTeeth, gravestones.
Grind-house nA cinema, picture-theatre; 'a flea house' showing second-rate or B' grade films. 2. a brothel; bordello, whorehouse.
Grinding nSlow, sexy dancing
Grinding-house nA house of correction; prison, jail. (with reference to the monotonous work done as part of one's punishment). 3. a striptease club.
Grinding-house nA brothel
Grinding mill nThe vagina.
Grinding tool nThe penis
Grinds nPrison or campus food: same old thing day after day.
Grind show nAn entertainment show that runs continuously. 2. a striptease show.
Grind something out phrTo produce or make something, esp. with uninspired precision or long and painful effort.
GrindstonenWork, esp. hard work. NB. "grindstoned" make to work hard.
Grinning bear nThe vulva.
Grinny bin nA psychiatric institution, an insane asylum, a hospital for the mentally insane etc. (the inmates fixed grins or "smiles" often fail to reflect their inner turmoil.
Grip nA steady job, regular employment. 2. a stagehand or carpenter. 3. a travelling bag: a gripsack.
Grip nMental alert, grasp and awareness. 2. nous, intelligence, smarts. 3.
Grip vbTo curry favour with others. 2. to curry favour or advantage with more powerful fellow prisoners or inmates.
Gripe vbTo complain, make a great fuss.
Gripe phr"To Gripe One's Soul" - to anger or greatly disgust,
Griper nA miser, usurer, bank-manager. 2. an annoyer, complainer
Gripe-fist nA money-lender, a miser.
Gripes nA stomach ache or pains.
Gripple(s) nThe anus. OE: gripple: a ditch, trench, burrow, sewer.
Gripsack nA hold-all, a handbag, a travelling-bag..
Grisly adjAwful, disgusting, generally distasteful.
Gristle nThe penis. 2.any part of the with gristle or cartilage.
Gristle-bone nThe penis
Gristle-gripper nThe vagina
Grit nSolidity or strength of character, spirit, pluck, stamina
Grit nLand, property, real estate.
Grit nA white person, esp. a southerner, sometimes a redneck. 2. a working class white student.
Grit nCrack cocaine.
Grit phr"Be the Grit" - to be the right sort or genuine article.
Gritch vbTo nag, complain. (gripe & bitch)
Gritchy adjIrritable, grouchy,
Grits nFood, in general. 2. money. 3. one's business or livelihood.
Grit-sucker nA poor White. 2. a term for a poor, nutrition-less diet, including some individual who actually eat dirt and grit. 3. clay-eaters, clover-eaters.
Gritty adjDetermined, plucky, firm. 2. needy, indigent, poor, poverty-stricken.
Gritty-whiskers nStubble or whiskers on an unshaven face.
Groan-box nA musical instrument, esp. an accordion, radio, or juke box.
GrofadvFlat on one's face (<ME)
Grope vbTo fondle, feel or handle the breasts, buttocks or genitals of someone. 2. to kiss passionately. 3. to touch, feel, caress, fondle etc.with seeming or actual sexual intent.
Grope nA welcome or unwelcome fondling or handling of the buttocks, breasts or genitals.
Groper nA blindman, also a blind beggar. 2. a midwife. 3. a West Australian, known a sand-groper: one who gropes his way across desert regions of the state.
Gropers nThe hands.
Groping nSexual stimulation, often unwanted.
Ground nOne's home - W.I English.
Ground apple nA rock, a stone. 2. ground-nut; ground-seed.
Grounded phr"Be Grounded" - to be suspended from work. 2. to be stopped from enjoying some normal right or pleasure, the sufferer is usually confined to their home.
Grounder nA knock-down punch or blow. 2. a cigarette or cigarette butt that is picked up from the ground to be smoked.
Ground-hog nAny worker whose job keeps them on the ground. 2. a meteorologist, weatherman, weather-forecaster.
Groundhog Day nAn annual festival held in USA, (among the Pennsylvania Dutch), Canada (but with similar festivals in Germany and other parts of Europe) in which the arrival time of the spring is predicted by whether or not a certain groundhog can cast its shadow or not. 2. in popular culture the phrase has come to represent a phenomen over and over until one spiritually transcends it. 2. a situation in which events are or appear to be continually repeated. According to an old English song: "If Candlemas be fair and bright, Come, Winter, have another flight; If Candlemas brings clouds and rain, Go Winter, and come not again."
Ground-pounder nAn infantry soldier.
Grounds nResidue, dregs,
Ground-sweat nA grave; thus take a ground sweat- to be buried.
Grouty adjGrumpy, irritable, ill-tempered.
Grow horns vbTo become angry.
Grow up exclUse contemptuously to an adult or child, who is behaving immaturely.
Grub nFood: goods which can be exchanged at the kitchen door for grub.
Grub nA hard worker, one who works to the exclusion of other interests. 2. one who study hard.
Grub vbTo study hard, as a student. 2. eat with us, as 'come over and grub with us.'
Grubstake nFood for provided for miners and prospectors who would go out to dig for (grub): useful ore. 2. money needed for a new enterprise, new start.
GrubstruckadjExhausted by hunger
GrundlyadvThoroughly, heartily (<ME grundlych)
Grunt nAn ill-tempered, constantly complaining person.
Grunt nA combat soldier, a marine soldier, infantry soldier or non-flying Airforce officer. 2. a locomotive engineer. 3. any person doing menial work; any low-ranking person. 3. a stupid or unpleasant person.
Grunt nAn unattractive woman; a pig. 2. pork or ham; pigmeat. 3. a bill for food or drink; the tab. 4. a diligent student. 5. wrestling as a sport and entertainment. 6. a wrestler, esp. an inferior one: 'a grunt and groaner'
Grunt and groaner vbA wrestling.
Grunt horn nA tuba.
Grunter nA policeman. 2. an old person out of sympathy with current youth enthusiasm. 3. a wrestler.
Grunt show nTV wrestling.
Grunt work nMenial work, drudgery. 2. hard and tedious toil.
Gum nImpertinence, abusive talk, chatter. 2. trick or deception or hoodwink. 3. to cheat, humbug, delude.
Gum-beat vbFrivolous, tedious chatter, complaining.
Gum-beater nA chatterer, complainer.
Gum-beating nConversation; chat, talk. 2. incessant, frivolous chatter; vain and exaggerated talk..
Gum-brain nA fool, idiot, simpleton.
Gum-digger nA dentist, fang-farrier.
Gum-digging nDentistry, gum-work.
Gummer nAn old, toothless pit-bull or fighting dog.
Gummer nAn old person or geriatric, as old people tend to lose their teeth.
Gut nStomach, abdomen, paunch, belly.
Gut adjThe use of instincts and feeling rather than that of the brain in performing tasks, taking action, making assessment and decision. 2. fundamental importance - "to know in one's gut" 3. basic, essential, most immediate, as in 'gut issues'. 4. deep and not essential rational, visceral, intuitive.
Gut vbTo empty a house of its furnishings. 2. to remove any unessentials; strip down.
Gut phr"My Gut Feeling" - 'my instinct tell me that..'
Gut phr"To Gut a House" - to empty a house of its furnishings.
Gut phr"To Know in One's Gut(s)" - 'my instinct tells me that...'
Gutbucket nA very basic, unsophisticated form of jazz. 2. a strongly rhythmic emotionally, evocative uninhibited style of jazz. 3. a low place or dive. 3. a jazz musician who plays in low dives. 4. a bucket used to carry food and drink, thus inferior liquor and food. 6. a pompous fat person. 7. the belly, paunch.
Gut-buster nA very steep hill. 2. a very funny joke causing side-splitting laughter. 3. a diet aimed to reduce the size of one stomach.
Gutful nA sufficiency, quite as much of anything as one wants or cares to take.
Gut it out phrTo be strong and resistant, be sturdily, stoic, persist. 2. tough it out.
GutlessadjLacking in courage or power. 2. gut-less : cowardly, as in a gutless wonder.
Gut-less wonder nCoward, poltroon.
Gut-monger nA sodomite.
Gut-less wonder nCoward, poltroon.
Gutrot nA cheap wine or spirits. 2. unpalatable food.
GutsnCourage; impudence, insolence
Guts nThe stomach. 2. the insides of a person, machine, an issue; viscera, innards. 3. the most essential part or material; the essence. nerve, stomach, intestinal fortitude.
Guts of Grunts phrUnpleasant person (Australia)
Gutsiness nToughness, hardness, spiritness. 2. hungry, greedy.
Guts out vbTo endure courageously. 2. hungry, greedy
Gutsy adjTough, spirited, brave. 2. energetic and tough.
Gut through vbTo endure courageously.
Gutted adjDeeply disappointed, sick and tired, fed up, utterly depressed.
Gutty nA very fat person.
Gutty adjTough, spirited, brave. 2. forceful and assertive, gutsy. 3. of a hot rod: capable of high speed; having a powerful engine.
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