By Richard A. Spears

ISBN-10: 0071392041

ISBN-13: 9780071392044

ISBN-10: 0844204617

ISBN-13: 9780844204611

ISBN-10: 0844204625

ISBN-13: 9780844204628

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?

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