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Anglish sp.English
Keep a stiff upper lipphrTo keep up one's courage and self-confidence
Keep in stepphrRemain in touch or au fait with the circiumstances or situation
Keep one's eyes peeledphrTo watch closely; to be observant, alert, aware. (peel= skinned, as 'keep one's eyes skinned'.
Keep one's shirt onphrTo avoid excitement; to retain self-control
King pinnThe most important person in an organization; the most prominent person in the group; a boss, chief, head
KissernThe mouth
Kitchen bitch nA disrespectful term for one who is assigned the menial tasks in the kitchen of a restaurant.
Kitchen-goddess nA celebrity female chef, who usually achieves very high television and media rating.
Kitchen-sink speech nRegional accents used by chief characters in films (neo-realist) during the late 1950s and 1960s.
Knee-high to a grasshopperphrVery small; insignificant
KnifevbTo use unfair methods to betray, trick or disadvantage a person, as in " He knife his friend in the back (fig)
Knight of the Awl nA cobbler.
Knight of the Cleaver nA butcher; a cleaver-knight.
Knight of the Cloth nA tailor; knight of the thimble..
Knight of the Elbow phrA card sharp. 2. a gambler.
Knight of the Field phrA vagrant, a tramp.
Knight ofthe Green Cloth nA gambler, a knight of the elbow, elbow-knight.
Knight of the Halter nA hangman, executioner.
Knight of the Pit phrA cock-fighting winner.
Knight of the Rainbow phrA royal footman (because of his colorful uniform).
Knight of the Wheel phrA cyclist
KnockvbTo find fault; to object, to complain. One who does this is a knocker
Knock phr"On the Knock" - to be friendly with
Knock phr"To Have the Knock" - to have the right of entry.
Knockback nRejection.
Knock-downnAn introduction.
Knocked downphrSold, esp.at auction
Knock endways vbTo astound.
Knockings nImoertant facts.
Knock offvbTo have sex with. 2. to kill, especialy an underworld killing. 2. to steal, burgle, pilfer. 3. to stop work; cease. 4. abstain or give up a habit.
Knock-off nA fake, a copy, cheap reproductions of clothes and antiques.
Knock on together phrHave an affair.
KnockoutnA great success; a very beautiful looking girl or woman
Knock overphrTo raid; to arrest
Knockout-dropsnA very strong sedative, often illicit drugs; strong intoxicating liquor
Know- it-all n. A person who pretends to virtual omniscience.
Knowledge boxnA school or similar educational facility. 2. the head
Know one's stuffphrTo be well qualified or knowledgeable in one's work or profession.
Knuckle-talk nThe action of prisoners tapping out messages by rapping their knuckles on their cell walls.
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