The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English
The Routledge Dictionary of recent American Slang and Unconventional English deals the last word checklist of modern American Slang.
The 25,000 entries are observed through citations that authenticate the phrases in addition to provide energetic examples of utilization from renowned literature, newspapers, magazines, video clips, tv exhibits, musical lyrics, and web consumer teams. Etymology, cultural context, nation of beginning and the date the observe used to be first used also are provided.
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by no means skilled passive anal intercourse US, 1972 • — Bruce Rodgers, The Queens’ Vernacular, p. 21, 1972 canned warmth | cantaloupes 166 canned warmth noun canoe-maker noun a gel shaped with liquid ethanol and saturated calcium acetate resolution; while ignited, the alcohol within the gel burns US, 1950 Used as a resource of gasoline in transportable cooking stoves and as a resource of alcohol via really determined derelicts. • • • • Dope is bought all over the place, as are denatured alcohol, bay rum, canned warmth, fermented.
“badger” staff are daily occurrences[.] and Lee Mortimer, big apple personal, p. ninety eight, 1948 I stated, “Mama, glance, don’t be puttin’ the undesirable mouth on him.” — Claude Brown, Manchild within the Promised Land, p. 287, 1965 simply that they ken pu the bad-mouth on you, that’s all. — Steve Cannon, Groove, Bang, and Jive round, p. 128, 1969 “Funny, I heard someone placed a nasty mouth on me.” — Gail Sheehy, Hustling, p. sixty five, 1973 badmouth verb to insult anyone, to disparage a person • • US, 1941 “I.
cube US, 1972 capable Grable noun • — Richard Marcinko, Rogue Warrior—Detachment Bravo, p. 264, 2001 Abyssinian polo noun Abigail noun • • “So make absofuckinglutely convinced that you just don’t spook ’em.” definitely US, 1914 A jocular combination of “positively” and “absolutely.” anyone who strives at developing the influence of figuring out all US, 1945 • united kingdom, 1921 we wish to thank each physique who has made this years’ Recorder so absofuckinglutely excellent. — Union Recorder, 4th November.
the road, to persist with their ideas, to dwell like they need you to. — Ken What a fuckin’ balloon head. US, 1931 balloon juice noun Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, p. fifty eight, 1962 • US, 1967 • an empty-headed, dim-witted dolt occasionally reduced in size to “balloon.” — Joseph Weingarten, American Dictionary of Slang, p. fifty four, 1954 a drug broker, often of crack cocaine Gasping, I advised him that “Combat” used to be now a primary lieutenant, and even though I made it a rule to not converse to moment balloons,.
whatever • Bien Hoa, South Vietnam, website of an American air base in the course of the Vietnam warfare US, 1984 a capsule of Benzedrine™ (amphetamine sulfate), a vital fearful method stimulant US, 1969 • • • US, 1986 That Benzo neglected her ass via a crimson pussy hair. 1 — Robert Campbell, Alice in La-La Land, p. eleven, 1987 You’d relatively see, me within the pen / than me and Lorenzo rollin in a Benz-o — NWA Fuck Tha Police, 1988 Who’s Benzo used to be that I observed you rolling in the day prior to this? — Boyz N The Hood, 1990 San.