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nighthawkA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours.Rate it:

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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:

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no slave to fashionA person whose style of clothing and appearance are unconventional, informal, or slovenly; a person who takes little interest in how he or she is dressed.Rate it:

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no spring chickenSaid of a person who is no longer particularly young.Rate it:

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no-good assA bad person, especially a bad boyfriend.Rate it:

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no-good assThe butt of a bad person, especially a bad boyfriend.Rate it:

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no-showAn absence; a person or group that does not show up or fails to make a scheduled appearance, especially at a hotel or at one's place of employment.Rate it:

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not playing with a full deck(chiefly US, Canada) (of a person) Not acting completely sanely, or mildly mentally retarded or diminished.Rate it:

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nulla pœna sine legeThe principle that a person shall receive no punishment unless he has committed an offence as explicitly defined in a law.Rate it:

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odd duckAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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odd fishAn unusual thing or eccentric person.Rate it:

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of that ilkUsed other than as an idiom. Of that kind; of the same kind of person or thing as the one just mentioned.Rate it:

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off with someone's headUsed to express a desire to kill the person in question.Rate it:

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oil trashAn uncultured, rowdy roughneck employed in the petroleum industry, especially a "white trash" person if used negatively.Rate it:

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old fartAn elderly person who holds views that are considered old-fashioned.Rate it:

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old fogeyOld person.Rate it:

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old handA person who is experienced at a certain activity.Rate it:

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old sodUsed other than as an idiom: see old, sod (person).Rate it:

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old womanA person (irrespective of age or sex) who is always complaining about his or her situation.Rate it:

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older adultAn old person.Rate it:

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on a first-name basisHaving enough familiarity with another person to call them by their first name, as opposed to their surnameRate it:

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on the shelfLaid aside, unused, abandonedRate it:

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one after the otherOne by one; singularly; not occurring all at the same time (of a person or thing).Rate it:

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one and the sameThe same person or thing. Used to emphasize the identity or equivalence of two things.Rate it:

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one man's meat is another man's poisonPeople have differing tastes; what pleases one person may displease another.Rate it:

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one moment, pleaseUsed to ask a person to wait a moment.Rate it:

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one should be so luckyIt is highly doubtful: indicating that something is not likely to happen to the person specified.Rate it:

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one to talkA person who hypocritically criticizes others for a fault that he/she also has.Rate it:

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one's got to do what one's got to doA person must do what he or she feels obliged to do.Rate it:

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one's word is lawRequests or orders of (a person) should definitely be fulfilled.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderA person or group known for achieving only a single major accomplishment.Rate it:

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one-man bandAn organisation or business that is effectively run by only one person.Rate it:

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one-trick ponyA person or group noteworthy for only a single achievement, skill, or characteristic.Rate it:

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open bookA person who through naivete responds candidly to questions or openly displays their emotions or intentions.Rate it:

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open-door policyA policy or usual practice, by a person in authority, of permitting subordinates or constituents to visit his or her office unannounced and at any reasonable time for the purpose of discussing matters of concern.Rate it:

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opposite numberA person who holds a position in an organization that corresponds to that held by another person in an other organization; a counterpart.Rate it:

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Oreo cookieA black person that appears to the community to embody the social and cultural features of a white personRate it:

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out of central castingConforming to the stereotypical image of a particular type of person or group.Rate it:

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packing heatCarrying one or more firearms on one's person, especially in a concealed manner.Rate it:

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paper tigerA seemingly fierce or powerful person, country or organisation without the ability to back up their words; apparently powerful but actually ineffective.Rate it:

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paper trailThe records left by a person or organization in the course of activities.Rate it:

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party animalA person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties, especially one whose partying behavior is exuberant or excessive.Rate it:

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paw offTo manually stimulate another person sexually, generally a male.Rate it:

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pawn off asTo make a person or thing appear to be different than their true nature in order to fool someone else.Rate it:

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pay packetA sealed envelope containing a person's wages.Rate it:

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pay packetthe amount a person earns from employment.Rate it:

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pearl-clutcherA prim, prudish, or easily offended person.Rate it:

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pencil-neckA person with a very thin neck.Rate it:

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pencilneckA person with a very thin neck.Rate it:

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pencilneckAn insubstantial person; a weakling.Rate it:

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