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My adjThe possessive case of the pronoun "I" employed attributively. 2. belonging of pertaining to me: "my house." 3. an adjective used in form of address in customary phrases, such as "My God" 4. used in expressions of endearment "my boy." 5. an exclamation of surprise: "Oh, my boy!"
My phr"All My Eye and Edith Edrich" - an idiom that appears to have gone out of use but was prevalent in the English north Midlands of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Derbyshire from at least the turn of the 20th century until the early 1950s or so. The idiom's meaning is literally something said or written that is unbelievable, rumor, over embellished, the result of malicious village gossip etc. Variants include: "All My eye and Mrs Murphy/ Betty Walker: completely untrue or nonsensical statement, especially of something intended to deceive, or mislead but does not do so.
My phr"My Back Teeth are Floating" - one needs very urgently to urinate.
My phr"My Eyes Are Up Here" - said to persuade an interlocutor to stop looking lustfully at the speaker's body.
My phr"My Foot" - an interjection indicating disapproval, disdain, disregard, disgust or disbelief.
My phr"My God" - see 'Oh My God".
My phr"My Goodness" - used to express surprize, shock, or amazement. Also as 'Oh my goodness".
My phr"My Heart Bleeds for You." - I'm really not interested in your trouble. Nb: Once the saying was sincere if hyperbolic expression of sympathy; it became ironic during the 1940's.
My phr"My, My" - an interjection, an extension of 'my' used to express surprize or pleasure.
My phr"My Lady" - the form of address to certain titled people.
My phr"My Lips are Fastened" - I won't tell anyone.
My phr"My Lord" " - the form of address to certain titled people.
My phr"My Team Right Or Wrong" - loyalty to one 's team right or wrong.
My phr"My Way or the Highway" - said to assert the view that there is no alternative (apart from leaving) but to accept the speakers opinion or policies.
My phr"My Word" - used to express surprize or astonishment.
My phr"Oh My!" an expression of annoyance, disbelief, resignation.
My phr"Oh My God!" - An exclamation of shock or surprize, often used repeatedly by stupid people who are shocked and surprized by almost everything and insert it into whenever possible.
Myness nSelf-centredness. 2. centredness in oneself, selfishness, egoism. 3. an interest solely in oneself; self interest. 3. narcissism.
Myself prnI; me; the emphatic form of I and me, and reflexive of me. 2. normal condition of the mind or body: "I feel myself."
Myself phr"Another Myself" - an alter ego; a second half (said of a close friend).
Myself phr"By Myself" - By oneself.
Myself phr"I Feel Myself Again" - of a person: as if to were, in their normal condition of body or mind. 2. sense oneself as being in a normal state of health or spirits.
Myself phr"I Myself" - I for my part.
Myrrh nOE. (murra) a gum resin produced by a special species of Commiphae (Balsamodendron) esp. Commiphae myrrh used in perfumery and as an ingredient in incense.
Myrrh-like adjResembling or characteristic of myrrh.
Myrrhy adjResembling or characteristic of myrrh.
My-unwitting nWithout my knowledge.
My-way-or-highway adjSaid to assert the view that there is no alternative (apart from leaving) but to accept the speakers opinion or policies.
My-witting nWith my knowledge.
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