NTC's dictionary of American slang and colloquial - download pdf or read online

NTC's dictionary of American slang and colloquial - download pdf or read online

By Richard A. Spears

Comprises alphabetically prepared entries that offer definitions of hundreds of thousands of up to date American slang and casual expressions, together with fad phrases, idioms, metaphors, and figures of speech; and incorporates a "phrase-finder" index.

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There’s a bear 21 bear trap in the air and another regular one keeping watch over your speed. ) ᮀ This has been a beat day. ᮀ What a beat deal you got! bear trap n. a hidden speed trap, one set by a bear. ) ᮀ That whole town is a glorified bear trap. ᮀ I got beat box n. the person who provides the (verbal) rhythmic beat in a rap song. ᮀ caught in a bear trap. beast 1. n. an ugly person. ᮀ Who is that beast with the big hat? ᮀ That beast should give the monkey back its face before it bumps into something.

That beast should give the monkey back its face before it bumps into something. 2. n. a crude, violent, or sexually aggressive male; an animal. ᮀ That beast scares the hell out of me. ᮀ Oh, Martin, you’re such a beast! 3. n. liquor. ᮀ I feel a little overcome by the beast. ᮀ Pour me some more of that beast. beasty mod. [of a person] undesirable; yucky. ) ᮀ You are like, so like, beasty! ᮀ I can’t stand that gross beasty jerk! beat 1. mod. exhausted; worn-out. ᮀ I’m just beat! ᮀ The whole family was beat after the game.

Beauhunk n. a good-looking male. (Based on bohunk. ) ᮀ Who is that gorgeous beauhunk over there? ᮀ Jennifer went out with a real beauhunk who turned out to be a dipwad. beaut [bjut] n. someone or something excellent, not necessarily beautiful. ᮀ Man, place is beautiful. You got your own sink and toilet right in the room and good strong bars to keep the riffraff out. beauty sleep n. sleep; the sleep one re- quires. ) ᮀ I gotta get home and get my beauty sleep. ᮀ You really need some beauty sleep.

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