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paw atTo come on to in a rude way, with excessive and unwelcome touching; to handle rudely or clumsily.Rate it:

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PEBCACProblem Exists Between Chair And Computer. Used by technical support helpdesk staff to indicate that the problem with a user’s computer or experience is due to user error.Rate it:

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peck atTo attack with petty and repeated blows; to carp at; to nag; to tease.Rate it:

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peck atTo eat daintily; to eat unenthusiastically and in small bites.Rate it:

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pee in someone's cornflakesAlternative form of piss in someone's cornflakesRate it:

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pee offEuphemistic variant of piss off.Rate it:

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peed offSimple past tense and past participle of pee off.Rate it:

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peel me a grapeA request to be pampered and to have one's whims indulged.Rate it:

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peep pixelsTo scrutinize a magnified digital photograph carefully in order to make a technical assessment of resolution and image quality.Rate it:

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peg outTo move one's peg to the last position on the pegboard, and thus win. [from 19th c.]Rate it:

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pele e ossoskin and bonesRate it:

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PEMDASA mnemonic used by mathematics students to remember the order of operations: parentheses, then exponents, then multiplication and division, then addition and subtraction.Rate it:

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penny for your thoughtsUsed to inquire into the thoughts and feelings of another, especially when the person appears pensive or conflicted.Rate it:

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penny weddingA wedding at which the guests contribute payments to help cover the cost of the event and to benefit the newly-married couple.Rate it:

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perfect stormA situation where a calamity is caused by the convergence and amplifying interaction of a number of factors.Rate it:

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PERRLInitialism of pupils are equal, round and react to light.Rate it:

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Peter Pan syndromeThe supposed psychological phenomenon of immaturity among some men and women, who, like the fictional character, remain childish and fail to assume appropriate adult social roles and responsibilities.Rate it:

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phone inTo deliver a message by telephone when etiquette demands the effort and respect conveyed by communication in person.Rate it:

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phone inTo make an unseemly, timid performance; to be restrained and timid when bold action is called for.Rate it:

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phone it into choose to deliver a message by telephone when etiquette demands the effort and respect conveyed by in person communicationRate it:

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phone it into make an unseemly timid performance; to be restrained and timid when bold action is called forRate it:

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phone tagA situation in which two individuals attempting to contact each other by telephone repeatedly do not get a live person and instead trade messages, such as by voice mail.Rate it:

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pick upTo lift; to grasp and raise.Rate it:

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pick up the tabTo accept a charge and pay for it, especially at a bar or restaurant.Rate it:

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pickleAny vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish.Rate it:

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pickleA cucumber preserved in a solution, usually a brine or a vinegar syrup.Rate it:

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pickupA word referring to the action of meeting and quickly associating with a strange female at a function, gathering, saloon, party or meeting.Rate it:

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pickupA short or long bed automotive powered vehicle with enclosed two or three person cab. Utilized in light -weight or modest cargo, short haul, pick-up and delivery agendas.Rate it:

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PIEFACEA nickname, quip, reference to children and youth; A mild insult to 'KIDS' "You're a PIEFACE", "SHUT-UP, KID!"Rate it:

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pill in the pocketA medication, usually prescribed by a physician, which the patient is to carry with him or her, and which is to be used only under certain conditions.Rate it:

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pill millAn clandestine operation where a medical worker spuriously offers prescription medications to patients in exchange for bribes and not necessarily for any actual need.Rate it:

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pin down1) Hold Under Submission, (Wrestling: 2) Restrain enemy attack, return fire, and movement:Rate it:

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pink slimeA meat byproduct produced from scraps by heating and then treating with ammonia to produce a food additive. [from 2002]Rate it:

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pitAn area at a motor racetrack used for refueling and repairing the vehicles during a race.Rate it:

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pitA section of the marching band containing mallet percussion instruments and other large percussion instruments too large to march, such as the tam tam. Also, the area on the sidelines where these instruments are placed.Rate it:

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pitA hole or trench in the ground, excavated according to grid coordinates, so that the provenance of any feature observed and any specimen or artifact revealed may be established by precise measurement.Rate it:

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pitAn enclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.Rate it:

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pitFormerly, that part of a theatre, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theatre.Rate it:

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pitPart of a casino which typically holds tables for blackjack, craps, roulette, and other games.Rate it:

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pit outTo leave the pits and go out onto the race trackRate it:

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pitch-perfectUtterly suitable and flawless with respect to tone, expression, appearance, or other major experienceable characteristics.Rate it:

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pixel peeperA person who carefully scrutinizes a magnified digital photograph in order to evaluate resolution and image quality.Rate it:

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pizza tableA small, inedible, table-shaped object that sits on a pizza pie and holds up the top of the box the pie lies in, preventing it from settling into the pie.Rate it:

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plain as a pikestaffExtremely clear and plain to see.Rate it:

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plain as the nose on one's faceExtremely clear and plain to see.Rate it:

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play by earTo do by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.Rate it:

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play hardballTo act rough and ruthless, especially in politics or business.Rate it:

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play inOf a batsman, to settle and become comfortable with the conditions at the beginning of his innings.Rate it:

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play it by earTo do something by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.Rate it:

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play possumTo feign death; to remain quiet and still to escape attention or remain undetected; to lay low.Rate it:

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