Found 1,119 phrases starting with C:

chopped liverA person or object which is not worthy of being noticed; someone or something insignificant.Rate it:
chow downTo eat, especially to eat vigorously.Rate it:
Christmas diseasehaemophilia BRate it:
christmas evedecember 24Rate it:
Christmas graduateA freshman who drops out of college at the end of the first semester.Rate it:
Christmas presentUsed other than as an idiom: see Christmas, present.Rate it:
Christmas presentA contemporary Christmas.Rate it:
Christmas tree billA bill consisting of many riders that attracts many, often unrelated, floor amendments, which may provide special benefits to various groups or interests.Rate it:
chrome domeA bald head; a person who is bald.Rate it:
chrome domeA haircut in which the hair is clipped extremely close to the scalp.Rate it:
chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:
chuck awayTo discard, or throw away.Rate it:
chuck into give up, to quitRate it:
chuck it downTo rain heavily.Rate it:
chuck outTo discard, to dispose of.Rate it:
chum upTo make friends with someone.Rate it:
chump changeA sum of money considered to be insignificant.Rate it:
chump changeAn amount of remuneration, reward, or other monetary recompense considered to be insultingly small.Rate it:
chump-changeOf or pertaining to something of little monetary value.Rate it:
circle the drainTo be in rapid decline or a state of downfall, especially as leading to inevitable utter failure or destruction.Rate it:
circle the wagonsTo draw a wagon train into a circle to allow the wagons to provide cover when under attack.Rate it:
circle the wagonsTo prepare to defend against an attack.Rate it:
circles aroundFar faster or better than.Rate it:
circuit sluggerA talented baseball batter that hits home runs.Rate it:
circular fileThe trash container; the wastebasket.Rate it:
circular firing squadA political party or other group experiencing considerable disarray because the members are engaging in internal disputes and mutual recrimination.Rate it:
cite chapter and verseTo provide specific references from an authoritative book, as the Bible or a book of statutes or rules, to support a statement.Rate it:
cite chapter and verseTo speak authoritatively, providing detailed factual information.Rate it:
city slickerOne accustomed to a city or urban lifestyle or unsuited to life in the country.Rate it:
claim to fameThat for which one has bragging rights; one's reason for being well-known or famous.Rate it:
clam upTo become silent; to stop talking, to shut up.Rate it:
clamp down onTo take measures to stop something; to put an end to.Rate it:
clash of the ashhurlingRate it:
class clownA student who frequently makes jokes or pokes fun; a wiseacre.Rate it:
class warfareThe efforts of levelers promoting a greater financial contribution from the rich for the general benefit of the massesRate it:
claw me, claw theeStand by me and I will stand by you.Rate it:
clayA mineral substance made up of small crystals of silica and alumina, that is ductile when moist; the material of pre-fired ceramics.Rate it:
clayA tennis court surface.Rate it:
clayAn earth material with ductile qualities.Rate it:
clayThe material of the human body.Rate it:
clean as a hound's toothVery clean (very innocent)Rate it:
clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:
clean as a whistleVery cleanRate it:
clean as a whistleCompletely innocent; beyond moral reproach.Rate it:
clean codeSoftware code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.Rate it:
clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:
clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.Rate it:
clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.Rate it:
clean outTo clean, especially to tidy by removing the contents.Rate it:
clean outTo empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.Rate it:

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