By Richard A. Spears
Now on hand in softbound, the revised and up to date 3rd version of this complete slang dictionary has greater than 800 new expressions. real looking instance sentences--provided for every feel of each entry--show how expressions are utilized in present, daily American English. Pronunciations and cautionary notes are supplied as wanted, and a Phrase-Finder Index is helping clients find entries speedy.
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A drug rush. ) ᮀ One snort and the bang will knock you over. ᮀ There was one sudden Barf City bang and then nothing. 6. tv. to copulate [with] someone. ) ᮀ Did you bang her? Huh? Tell me! 7. n. an act of copulation. ) ᮀ One bang was never enough for Wallace T. Jones. He was never satisfied. (bang) dead to rights mod. in the act; [guilty] without question. ᮀ We caught her dead to rights with the loot still on her. ᮀ There he was, bang dead to rights with the gun still smoking. banger 1. n. the front bumper of a vehicle.
See also pond scum; shower scum. to batch, but I had to. ) ᮀ Look out, bathtub scum, outa my way! ᮀ John is bathtub scum at its worst. bats 1. and batty mod. crazy. ᮀ You’re bats! ᮀ You are driving me batty! 2. and batty mod. alcohol intoxicated; confused and drunk. ᮀ The guy was bats—stewed to his ears. ᮀ She was sort of batty from the wine. 3. the bats n. the delirium tremens. ) ᮀ My buddy is shaking because of a slight case of the bats. ᮀ The bats getting you down again, Jed? batted 1. mod.
Mod. demolished; ruined. ᮀ My car is totally banjaxed. What a mess! ᮀ Everything I worked for is now banjaxed. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. ᮀ She just sat there and got banjaxed. ᮀ All four of them went out and got banjaxed. bank 1. n. money; ready cash. ᮀ I can’t go out with you. No bank. ᮀ I’m a little low on bank at the moment. 2. n. a toilet. ) ᮀ Man, where’s the bank around here? ᮀ I have to got to the bank and make a deposit. banker ’s hours n. m. m. ᮀ When did you start keeping banker’s hours?
NTC's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions, Third Edition by Richard A. Spears