Found 1,589 phrases starting with S:


sabre-rattlingA flamboyant display of military power as an implied threat that it might be used.Rate it:
sabre-rattlingAny threat, such as one company threatening another with a lawsuit.Rate it:
sack outTo fall asleep, usually from implied exhaustion.Rate it:
sacked outSound asleep, usually from a healthy exhaustion.Rate it:
sacred cowSomething which cannot be tampered with, or criticized, for fear of public outcry.Rate it:
sacrificial poetIn poetry slams, a poet who goes first and gets scored by the judges, but is not actually in the competition.Rate it:
sacrificial poetUsed other than as an idiom: see sacrificial, poet.Rate it:
saddleA seat (tack) for a rider placed on the back of a horse or other animalRate it:
saddleAn item of harness (harness saddle) placed on the back of a horse or other animalRate it:
saddleA seat on a bicycle, motorcycle etcRate it:
saddleA cut of meat that includes both loins and part of the backboneRate it:
saddleA ridge, in the shape of a saddle, between two hills.Rate it:
saddleThe raised floorboard in a doorway.Rate it:
saddleA small tapered/sloped area structure that helps channel surface water to drains.Rate it:
saddleA block of wood, usually fastened to one spar and shaped to receive the end of another.Rate it:
saddleA part, such as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.Rate it:
saddleThe clitellus of an earthworm.Rate it:
saddleTo put a saddle on an animal.Rate it:
saddleTo get into a saddle.Rate it:
saddleTo burden or encumber.Rate it:
saddleTo give a responsibility to someone.Rate it:
safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:
safe as housesVery secure.Rate it:
safety pinfastenerRate it:
sag offTo skive, to not attend school when required to do so.Rate it:
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sag offUsed other than as an idiom: sag off.Rate it:
said and doneAgreed to and accomplished or finished.Rate it:
sail close to the windTo sail in a direction close to that from which the wind is blowing, but still making headwayRate it:
sail close to the windTo behave in a manner that is on the verge of being dangerous, improper or illegalRate it:
saintedSimple past tense and past participle of saint.Rate it:
salad yearThe inexperienced, youthful prime of an individual, group, organization or entity.Rate it:
salad yearsThe inexperienced, youthful prime of an individual, group, organization or entity.Rate it:
sally forth!An archaic military term. To rally and press the attack, halt the retreat and 'sally forward' with renewed fighting spirit and determination!Rate it:
salmon pinkcolourRate it:
salt awayTo save or preserve (especially money) for future use.Rate it:
salt in the woundSomething that increases someone's pain.Rate it:
salt of the earthA most worthy person.Rate it:
salt of the earthA decent, dependable, unpretentious person.Rate it:
same differenceIt makes no difference; it amounts to the same thing.Rate it:
same old same oldA familiar, uninteresting, or tedious situation, activity, narrative, or set of facts.Rate it:
same old storyWhat usually happens, a happening which is not surprising.Rate it:
same to youI wish to you what you have just wished to me.Rate it:
santa clausfather christmasRate it:
Santa's workshopThe mythical structure, usually envisioned as located at the North Pole, where Santa Claus and a large number of capable elves work tirelessly and gladly year-round to produce all of the toys and other gifts to be delivered throughout the world on Christmas Day.Rate it:
Santa's workshopA fanciful replica of this structure, temporarily erected in a retail store, shopping mall, or other public venue at Christmastime as an attraction for children and parents.Rate it:
Santa's workshopA busy, productive large or small work environment, populated by dedicated workers.Rate it:
saran (fiber) (us) a term used to describe manufactured fibersSaran (fibre) (US) A Term Used To Describe Manufactured Fibers In Which The Fibre-forming Substance Is Any Long-chain Synthetic Polymer Composed Of At Least 80% By Weight Of 1,1-dichloroethene (vinylidene Chloride) Units. The Iso Generic Name Is ChlorofibreRate it:
Sassifrass!Depression Days Expression for Baseless Statement, Conjecture, Rumor, Contrived ConversationRate it:

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