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reveal the secretTo explain a secret in public or to someoneadded by anonymous
7 hours ago
fit of furyTo be really angryadded by anonymous
7 hours ago
stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.added by wahjr
1 month ago
she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.added by wahjr
1 month ago
handy as "pockets in your underwire"Means "not at all handy"added by anonymous
1 month ago
dog daysHot weatheradded by anonymous
1 month ago
twent-twenty visionnormal eyesight, a perceptive view of the futureadded by anonymous
1 month ago
read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.added by anonymous
2 months ago
in silicoalluding to the mass use of silicon for semiconductor computer chips, is an expression used to mean "performed on computer or via computer simulation."added by WKND DRW
2 months ago
ex vivoMeans "out of the living," that what takes place outside the organismadded by WKND DRW
2 months ago
in uteroMeaning "in the womb"added by WKND DRW
2 months ago
oy veyIndicating dismay or griefadded by WKND DRW
2 months ago
war... war never changesFrom the video game series Falloutadded by WKND DRW
2 months ago
shit out of luckWhen one has attempted to gain something, either tangible or not, and the attempt failed, either through denial, missed opportunity, etc.added by acronimous
2 months ago
beginner's luckrefers to the supposed phenomenon of novices experiencing disproportionate frequency of success or succeeding against an expert in a given activity. One would expect experts to outperform novices - when the opposite happens it is counter-intuitive, hence the need for a term to describe this phenomenon.added by acronimous
2 months ago
mouthed offsimple past tense and past participle of mouth offadded by acronimous
2 months ago
as agile as a monkeyif you say someone is as agile as a monkey then you are saying that the person is able to move as fast and easy as a monkey; therefore, as agile as a monkey means being able to move as swift and easy as a monkeyadded by anonymous
3 months ago
have at itattempt, to go ahead, or to attack physically.added by acronimous
3 months ago
non - aphabetical orderTo place words in Z-A Alphabeticaladded by anonymous
3 months ago
your lustful neighingacts of adulteryadded by anonymous
3 months ago
doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeadded by anonymous
4 months ago
supercalifragilisticexpialidociousextraordinarily good; wonderful.added by anonymous
4 months ago
deep golden spellTo laugh, to a gag.added by anonymous
4 months ago
shrink backTo back away or retreat; to abandon an effort.added by acronimous
4 months ago
power napA short sleep taken in the daytime in order to refresh a person and generally terminated before deep sleep begins so as not to leave the sleeper drowsy.added by anonymous
4 months ago
the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofadded by anonymous
5 months ago
greenbackGreenback is a slang term for money. Usually for american dollars.added by anonymous
5 months ago
on the fritzbroken; something is brokenadded by anonymous
5 months ago
turned to stoneThis mean someone died. A gravestone is a symbol of someone that died so they "turned to stone".added by anonymous
6 months ago
grappledEngage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle. passersby grappled with the man after the knife attack synonyms: wrestle, struggle, tussle, brawl, fight, scuffle, battleadded by anonymous
6 months ago
gathers from aroundcollect or receiving the information or rumors from around the environment or gathering or people.added by Smart2
6 months ago
angapooay problemaNo Problemadded by anonymous
6 months ago
gathers around informationcollect information from around the environmentadded by anonymous
6 months ago
what will be, will beWhatever it comes to be, it will be accepted. One must accept the outcome.added by Polyglot
6 months ago
make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.added by acronimous
7 months ago
big in japana phrase to describe Western celebrities that have been successful in Japanadded by acronimous
8 months ago
wobei die mächtigen auch von nichts anderem getrieben sind als von der angstAnderem groß geschrieben, man kadded by anonymous
9 months ago
hope only lasts when you need itWhen you need hope it will come.added by acronimous
9 months ago
hope only lasts when you need it.When you need hope it will come.added by anonymous
9 months ago
last but not leastAn expression to start the last item of a list, emphasising that while it is listed last, it is just as important as the rest of the items.added by acronimous
9 months ago
like a hot knife through buttervery quickly and easily doneadded by acronimous
10 months ago
by the grace of the almightyThrough the kindness of the Almightyadded by anonymous
10 months ago
with the grace of godThanks to the kindness of the Lordadded by anonymous
10 months ago
rebajasThis word is used a great deal in shop windows in Tenerife -- it means discounts in Spanishadded by anonymous
12 months ago
fee fi fo fumFamous first line of a rhyme generally said by a giant, monster, or villainadded by anonymous
1 year ago
what dogWhen thy try to arceth upadded by anonymous
1 year ago
douchebagerryThe act of being aware of oneself behaving innapropriatley and continuing to do so.added by anonymous
1 year ago
you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.added by anonymous
1 year ago
full of himself/herselfThe self-centered individual awash with a smattering of ego expresses an all-knowing, all familiar, par excellence in the extreme.added by acronimous
1 year ago
try to get on first!An encouraging expression to others to attempt a seemingly impossible task. The leader asks the crew to give it their best and try the "baseball theme".added by acronimous
1 year ago

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