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AnglishspEnglish
Daily nA newspaper: "A Daily." 2. a daily rag.
Daily-help nA charwoman; home-help; a daily-body.
Daisy nAnything particularly appealing. 2. very attractive woman; a foxy lady. 3. a bi-sexual male.
Daisy beaters nFeet, sometimes shoes.
Daisy rootsnThe feet; boots
Dark adjAggressive, very serious of mood or mien. 2. unpleasant, unfriendly.
Dark horsenA competitor or candidate whose strength is not known or little known, especially when such a one wins a contest or an election; also a compromise candidate who is relatively unknown. 2. a racehorse about whose form little is known.
Dark house nAn insane asylum.
Dark it vbThe imperative: "dark it." meaning be quiet, keep quiet, shush, say nothing.
Darkman nA nightwatchman.
Darks n"The darks"—the night, night-time, evening, nocturnal hours.
Daylight vb"To let in some daylight."—to enlighten, elucidate, explain, bring clarity of a subject.
Daylight nThe bare necessities of life, sustenance and substistence.
Daylight phrTo separate things, esp. to separate oneself from someone or something disadvantageous.
Day one nThe beginning, start, commencement. 2. long ago: lit. -- the first day ever; creation.
Day's dawning nMorning.
Dead adjOf a house: dilapidated, boarded-up uninhabited, empty, deserted. 2. of things, ideas, people: unfashionable, out-of-date, yesterday's mode. 3. very tired, beat, not startable. 4. ruined, destroyed. 5. dull, uninteresting, boring. 6. a sure thing, as in a certainty.
Dead phr"Dead as a doornail."—well and truly dead; completely dead.
Dead-alive adjExpressionless, zombie-like, miserable, unexciting, dull, gloomy, sad.
Deadbeat nOf persons: a failure; a down-and-outer, a vagrant, tramp, hobo. 2. malingerer, idler, bludger, sponger, a loafer, a moocher; a beggar who habitually gets money from others; one who doesn't pay his way. 3. of things: defective in operation, broken-down-ness, dilapidation. 4. in a worn-out state or exhaustion.
Deadbeat vbTo cheat, waste, idle.
Dead cold sneaknAn escape from prison by stealth
Dead duck nA totally, hopeless failure; a sitting target; a goner. 2. a hopeless person or a person in a hopeless situation, ruined and who has no chance (of success)
Dead easy adjVery easy. 2. said of a woman available for sexual intercourse.
Dead-end street nIn a hopeless situation, with no possible way out of it.
Dead eye vbTo stare in a chilling and fearsome manner.
Dead-fall nA rough and tough bar or dive; a low dive
Dead from the neck up phrOne who is stupid, gormless, stultish, lacking mental alertness,dull, brain dead.
Dead-give-away nA complete betrayal. 2. a swindle, deception. 3. something that should be obvious in its deception, and is obvious to those not a victim to its deception, but not to the one being deceived. 4. an unmistakable and definitive clue.
Deadhead nA useless, worthless, lazy individual. 2. one who does not contribute; a non-participant. 3. one who receives goods and services without paying; a freeloader. 4. one who does not pay for theatre tickets. 5. one who rides on public transport without buying a ticket.
Dead Heart nThe sparsely populated, desert region of central Australia.
Dead horse nTomato sauce; ketchup (rhyming slang). 2. canned meat, such as corned beef
Dead house nA particularly unsalubrious, unappealing bar or hotel.
Deadie nCorpse, cadaver, deceasant, dead body.
Dead knowledge nCunning, deceit, trickery, artifice.
DeadlihoodnLack of sustenance and support; absence of the means of maintaining life
Deadlock nA hospital treating those suffering from sexually-transmitted disease.
Dead loss nAn absolutely useless person. 2. a deal or undertaking, pursuit interest that is futile and a waste of time. 3. an unprofitable, unproductive enterprise.
Deadly adjBoring, extremely tedious, dull. 2. dangerous, ruthless, harmful both physically and emotionally.
Deadly-lively adjGiven to false or mock joviality.
Deadly nightshade nA low class hooker.
Deadman nA scarecrow.
Dead meat nA corpse, dead body, cadaver. 2. one facing certain death. 3. a stupid and dull person. 4. a sex worker, harlot.
Dead man's shoes nAn unpleasant or dire situation which one would rather not faced, but must do so.
Dead's man shoes phrTo wait for deadman's shoes: to await for the death of someone in the expectation of receiving his or her possessions.
Dead on adjDealing immediately, often harshly or severely, with a situation or person. 2. absolutely right or correct, spot on.
Dead on one's feet phrCompletely exhausted, extremely tired, worn out.
Dead pannAn without expression face; a non-smiling comic or funny-man.
Dead setadjTruly, right, correct. 2. great, first class, outstanding, excellent.
Dead set against phrTotally hostile towards. 2. in total opposition
Dead set on adjInfatuated with, in love in, obsessed with.
Dead spit nOf the same likeness, a double, spitting image of.
Dead time nA spell of killing time. 2. any time spent in prison when one is forbidden to mix with other inmates. 3. any time served in prison that does not actually go or count towards shortening one's sentence.
Dead wood nA coffin. 2. a useless, effetish, banal, backward person or thing. 2. no hope, possibility of progression or growth: only fit for cutting off or culling.
Deal nA portion, part, share or amount. 2. a financial or commercial transaction. 3. idea, scheme, an arrangement, current situation, esp. one involving sneaky or illegal going-ons. 3. treatment one has received, whether good or fair deal or a bad deal. 4. turn of events, development, state of play. 5. one's concerns or business.
Deal vbTo peddle or sell drugs. 2. to bargain, make a bargain, conduct matters.
Dealer nDrug dealer, peddler, pusher.
Deal in dirt vbTo spread gossip or scandal. 2. to initiate rumours.
Deal off the armphrTo serve at or wait on tables—to be a waiter. 2. to cheat by sleight of hand.
Deal someone inphrTo take someone into a deal or give them a share in an undertaking, often one of a criminal nature.
Deal withvbTo beat up; rough up; assault.
Dear stalker nWealthy idler who likes to follow/and or ogle attractive young women. 2. one who stalks dears.
Death nExtremely fashionable - indeed, somewhat over the top- in dress: "dressed to death."
Death and Doughnut phrThe night shift at any major hospital.
Death-adder nA sole prospector, living in a remote area and characterised by surliness, taciturnity and a general anti-social outlook.
Death-hunter nOne who seeks and sells stories of interesting, sensational deaths to the press; an ambulance chaser. 2. an undertaker, mortician. 3. one who scavenges saleable items from battlefields. 4. a seller who prints speeches of the dying.
Death star nThe ward in every major hospital where patients go to die: 'the eternal ward.'
Death wishnPhyscoanalysis: an subconscious urge to die. 2. informally: a dangerous or stupid act that may bring about one death; e.g. driving dangerously.
Deep-freeze nAn incaceratium, place of imprisonment, jail, a correction facility. 2. octracism.
Deep-sea fisherman nA confidence trickster, scammer working ocean-liners.
Deep shit nA serious situation, difficult problem: "in deep shit."
Deep six nThe Deep Six: the grave, tomb, narrow house.
Death snow nContaminated cocaine.
Deep throat n
Dell nA young woman on the tramp, esp a young prostitute.
Delve vbTo work hard (lit to dig).
Dempster vbTo die by hanging: to be dempstered. NB: dempster, the official whose duty it was to read aloud the sentence of death in open court.
Devil's booksnPlaying cards
Devil's snownDust, esp. in the form of a dust storm
Dew-beaters nThose who get early while the dew is still heavy on the grass. 2. the feet.
Dew-bit nA small amount of food take before breakfast; a dew-bite.
Dew-drops nMucus.
Dew-drier nThe sun.
Dew-dusters nThe feet; dew-treaders.
Dig deepphrExhortation to give or donate to a worthy cause
DiggingsnA place of habitat; vicnity, home (also "digs")
Dimn"The Dim"- the evening, night, dusk.
Dim adjUnintelligent, undistinguished, unsatisfactory, disappointing, dull.
Dim and Bright phrThe dim and bright—the night and day.
Dimwit nFool, stult, unintelligent person. (see "Dipshit", "Shithead")
Din-dust nClamour, resound, commotion, hub-bub, hullabaloo, vociferation.
Dip nA pickpocket.
Dip phr"Have a dip" - try to achieve something, have a go, make an attempt, endeavour.
Dip's one's lid phrTo doff one's hat, esp. in fig use, i.e. to acknowledge respect, pay respect to a lady.
Dippy adjDippy, crazy, eccentric, mildly insane. 2. obsessive in dealing with a person one is in love with.
DipshitnAn unintelligent person. (see "Dimwit", "Fucknugget", "Fuckwit", and "Shithead")
DirtnGossip, as in "Have you got any dirt on her." 2. Also the expression: "To dish the dirt." 3. gossip, scandal, rumour, tales. 4. obscenity, pornography, smut. 5. a scumbag, a despicable person,
Dirt cheap adjExtremely cheap, low in cost, bargainsome.
Dirty adjResentful, bitter, grudging.
Dirty dog nAn unpleasant person, with overtones of womanising. 2. a man who habitually mistreats women. 2. a man who cannot be trusted.
Dirty mind phrA head full of sexual, malicious and other reprenensible thoughts and fantasties.
Dirty old man nAn older man whose sexual tastes (whether or not fulfilled) is towards younger lovers. 2. a lecherous man, esp. an elderly one.
Dirty weekend nA weekend spent either with one's lover (in the absence of one's spouse) or with one's spouse, but without one's children.
Dish nA very attractive or "dishy" woman. 2. an attractive person of either sex.
Dish bitch n(Pejorative) an employee of a restaurant who washes dishware, typically a minimum wage position where workers are not well-treated. 2. (pejorative) in journalism, reporters who appear via satellite connections, and correspondingly have to be close to their satellite dishes.
Dish-down nA disappointment.
Dish it out phrTo hand out or subject another to blows, words or abuse.
Dishlicker nA dog.
Dish-queen nA homosexual.
DishwaternWeak and inexpressive language; hackneyed phrases.
Dishy adjAttractive, sexy, pretty, a dish.
Ditch n"The Ditch"—The Atlantic Ocean. 2. a canal, such as The Suez or Panama. 3. The North Sea.
Ditch nAn act of rejection, as in: " She ditched him for his best friend." 2. to break off a relationship with a partner, spouse or lover.
Ditch nThe inside of the elbow, used by addicts or diabetics for the injection of drugs or medication.
Ditch vbOf people and objects: to throw away or dispense with. 2. to abandon. 3. to land one's aircraft in the sea or on a body of water. 3. to abandon someone when they are in trouble or in need of help, as in ditched.
Ditchweed nWild marijuana; any inferior marijuana.
Ditch witch nAn excavator, earth-digging machinery, tunnel-digger.
Ditz nA scatterbrain, usu. referring to a woman, idiot, fool.
Ditzy adjEccentric, nervous, edgy.
DivenA place of ill-repute, often "low dive."—such a place often is found in basement. 2. an illicit drinking place. 3. down-market place of entertainment.
Dizzy adjCompletely head-over-heels or in love with a woman. 2. eccentric, crazy, loopy, mad.
Dizzy-o adjSomewhat intoxicate, drunkish.
Do nA do: a party, celebration, dinner- often formal. 2. "A big do": a lavish party.
Do vbMurder, kill, do in, assassinate. 2. of a man, to copulate with a woman. 3. defraud, cheat, swindle, do over
Do vbVisit, as in "do" Las Vegas. 2. attend, go to, as in see or attend a show.
Do vbTo work, clean, repair, keep in working order. 2. spend time in prison, as in do life for murder.
Do phr"Do a line with" - to talk amorously and seductively in hope of gaining later favours, esp. sexual ones.
Do phr"Do all under one" - to do everything at one time. 2. to do things effectively and quickly.
Do phr"Do alright for oneself" - To succeed, gain favours, esp. of a man, in gaining sexual favours. 2. seduce, allure, win over.
Do phr"Do I have to spell it out"- to explain very patiently, carefully and simply with a sense of the derogation: for anyone with sufficient nouse to have understood already. 2. to explain, define, to spell out.
Do a shift vbTo run off, leave quickly. 2. change one's mind.
Do a walk phrTo abandon a project where one efforts have failed. 2. to abandon a farm when one's efforts have failed to make it pay. 3. to leave without paying. 4. to leave without paying for accommodation, meals or other services.
Do-do nUsu. dog's excrement, but also that of other animals.
Do down vbTo cause trouble for or take advantage of someone, esp. financially by talking behind their backs in a derogatory or negative way about them personally or a matter they are involved in. 2. to talk down—see entry under "talk down."
Doe nA woman. 2. prostitute, hooker, ho, skank, harridan. 3. a sucker, a fool, a potential victim.
Doer nA person, often considered a little strange by others, who never gives up despite any circumstance, sometimes referred to as a "hard doer."
Doeskin nMoney in notes.
Do for vbTo take care of, to do house work and other domestic duties for.
Dog nPoliceman, law officer, warder of a prison. 2. unattractive woman or man. 3. an offensive and abusive man. 4. a stool pigeon, lag, snitch, esp. one who lags on fellow prisoners. 5. treacherer, a mean piece of works. 6. ostentatiousness (put on the dog), showiness, style, affected or pretentious.
Dog nTo nag, pursue, harass, pester, mistreat, criticise. 2. to shirk obligations and responsibilities.
Dog along vbTo manage, subsist, eke out, survive.
Dog away one's time phrWaste time, idle about, loaf, drift.
Dog-box nAny small cramped dwelling, room or living quarters.
Dog's breakfast nA mess, scattered and strewn all over the place.
Dog's breath nHaliotosis, bad breath. 2. one who has bad breath. 3. an offensive person.
Dog days nAn unpropitious period, a period in which malignant influences prevail, an evil time. 2. the rising of the Dog Star.
Dog-end nA cigarette butt, the last small part of a smoke.
Dog-eye nA sidewards glance, usu. aggressive and unfriendly. a sideways glance at somebody.
Dog fight nA battle between military aircraft. 2. a fist fight, a brawl. 3. an event or occasion considered rough and nasty, such as an illegal dog fight.
Dog food nAny type or form of meat in a can. 2. a bribe paid to a corrupt policeman.
Dogger nOne who hunts wild dogs (and wild horses). 2. a dog-stiffener.
Dogging nThe act of one who hounds and pursues others for various reasons.
Doggish adjObsessed with sex.
Doggy adjFasionable, chic, ostentatious.
Doghouse nAny place a displeased wife banishes her husband to. 2. a country prison. 3. a solitary-confinement cell.
Dog it vbTo shirk, waste time, hang back, loaf, gib it, run away. 2. to dawdle, go slow, shuffle. 3. malinger, act lazily. 4. to act weakly, to be a loser, to lack spirit.
Dog-knotted adj
Dog-leech nA veterinary doctor or surgeon; a vet.
Do-gooder nA theoretically well-intentioned but often interfering and controlling person, concerned with others problems, but lacking any real knowledge or know-how to fix them.
Do gospel nTo go to church.
Dog out vbTo intimidate. 2. abuse, attack. 3. to keep a look out. 4. to betray, to neglect, to treat with disrespect.
Dogsbody nA person who is at the beck and call of another or others, is left to attend to all the everyday, often humdrum tasks and is treated with total disrespect and disdain. 2. Any member of an organisation who takes on all the menial and tedious tasks, working often for any person senior as a menial lowly pawn.
Dogs in the street phrEveyone in the world; everyone.
Dog's lifenAn unhappy life, a hard and arduous life. 2. an unhappy marriage, from a male's perspective.
Dog's show nA dog's chance; a dog's life: no chance or hope at all.
Dog-stiffener nProfessional dog hunter.
Dog town nAn out-of-the-way or small township. 2. a sleepy hollow; a dog's hollow.
Dog-towner nA citizen of a small town or hamlet. 2. An out-of-town, away from a theatre in a metropolis, often used to try out a new show before they bring it in a major city.
Dog's work nDull, menial tasks or work.
Do I have to spell it out phrTo explain very patiently, carefully and simply with a sense of the derogation: for anyone with sufficient nouse to have understood already. 2. to explain, define, to spell out.
Do in vbTo kill, murder, snuff out. 2. ruin, destroy, humiliate.
Doings nThings that better the trappings or embellishments of something. 2. anything which the exact name cannot be recalled. 3. an act, action, dealing, business transaction.
Do it standing on one's head phrDo something quickly and very easily.
Do it up vbTo succeed, bring something to a successful conclusion.
Do-less adjLazy, lethargic, can't be bothered, shiftless.
Do-little nA loafer, bludger, lazy-bones, idler.
Done deal nAnything brought to a successful or satisfactory conclusion.
Done for adjBeaten up, bashed, assaulted. 2. defeated, abandoned to hopelessness; without a chance. 3. dying, mortally wounded, moribund, done in. 4. finished, exhausted, used up, tired out, done in.
Done over vbBeaten up, assaulted, bashed. 2. killed, murdered, assassinated. 3. of a woman, used for sexual purposes. 4. put at a disadvantage, force in a disagreement into a position of loss or undesired outcome.
Doner nA goner: one who is ruined or on the verge of collapse.
Done thing nWhat is currently accepted by a specific group of people.
Done to deathphrOverfashionable, clichéd, hackneyed.
Done to the world phrDefeated, vanquished, beaten, done for.
Done up vbDressed up, overdress, flashily dressed. 2. "done up like a sore toe."
Don't ask me phrStatement of lack of knowledge or interest in a matter.
Don't be like that phrDon't be so difficult, petulant or unreasonable.
Don't-care-ishness nIndifference, uninterestness.
Don't do anything I wouldn't dophrExhortation to someone leaving, esp. on holiday or in search of anything similar
Don't give me that phr
Don't hold your breath phr
Don't I know phrImplying one slightly regretful awareness of a bad situation or an unpalatable truth.
Don't speak all at oncephrUsed when one has called unsuccessfully for volunteers.
Don't strain yourself phr
Doomie nA rebellious teenager with a criminal tendency, perhaps a record for petty crimes, likely to become a problem too society as an adult.
Do one's bit phrMake a contribution to a common good or goal.
Do one's dirty workphrCarry out unpleasant work or tasks on behalf of another. 2. be someone's dogsbody.
Do oneself in vbTo kill oneself, commit suicide.
Do oneself well phrTo do what is good or beneficial for one's own comfort and well-being.
Do one's own thing phrTo behave as dictated by one's own personal beliefs, wishes, concerns. 2. to enjoy oneself to the full.
Do one's stuffphrTo play or perform well; to show off a talent or a skill. 2. to do what is expected of one
Door knock vbConduct a door-to-door appeal to raise money for charity. 2. to sell a particular product or service door to door.
Do over vbTo cheat, swindle, defraud. 2. assault, beat up, rain blows upon.
Door-stop child nAn illegitimate child or child born out of wedlock traditionally abandoned on a doorstep, often of a church.
Do-right folk nLaw-abiding, honest, decent people.
Do-right man nA conformist, esp. one who strictly obeys the laws and rules of society and its institutions.
Do someone blind vbTo cheat, swindle, defaud someone.
Dot vbTo punch someone, esp. in the eye.
Do the deed vbHave sexual intercourse, copulate.
Do the dragphrTo loiter on the main street
Do timephrTo serve a prison sentence. 2. spend time in jail.
Dough nMoney.
Dough brain nFool, half-wit, stult.
Doughnut nThe action of spinning the wheels of a car
Doughnut of Death phrA 'CT' scanner.
Down vbTo have a down on, or dislike for somebody. 2. to tend to be unkind towards someome. 3. to be tough or hard on someone. 4. to denigrate, put down, blacken.
Down nDepression, despondency, dismality. 2. a bout of depression or a dismal time. 3. the dolefuls.
Down adjDepressed, low in spirit, dismal, downer-struck, doleful.
Down and dirty phrEthically unrestrained, without rue, ruthless.
Down and out phrHomeless, abodeless, destitute, vagrant-way, vagabond-like, wandering.
Downblow nA disaster, catastrophe, setback.
Downer nTranquiliser, strong sedative. 2. a depressive bout, bout of the blues, the blues, the dolefuls, the black dog. 3. a depressing, worrying situation.
Down-head nRegular user of anti-depressant drugs.
Down-home adjA strong yearning and nostalgia for one's home and home town.
Down-homer nA friend from one's home town, usu. in the context of owe's new life in a big city.
Down in the mouthphrDiscouraged, disgruntle, down in the dumps.
Down low adjCovert, secret, clandestine.
Down mouth vbTo attack verbally, slander, lambaste.
Down on vbTo be down on: annoyed with, disappointed in, hold a negative opininion of.
Down on one's knuckles phrDown on the knucklebone: in poverty, hard up, needy.
Downshire nThe female pubic region.
Down the road phrIn the future. 2. going forward.
Down the sink phrWasted, lost, abandoned.
Down yonderphrDown south, as "Way down yonder in New Orleans. 2.faraway
Do you mind phrImplying one's displeasure, dissatisfaction in other person's manner, action and speech, the implication is whether or not they mind, you certainly do.
Drag nA situation tedious and drawn out. 2. a job or task no-one wants to do. 3. the street. 4. of a person: a nuisance. 5. a disappointment, a pity, an annoyance.
Drag n"Jn drag"—clothes, apparel. 2. a cigarette, a smoke. the action of puffing on a cigarette.
Drag ass nOf a thing: tedious, drawn out. 2. of a person: lazy, bedraggled, annoying, irritating.
Dragged upadjUnder-educated, ignorant, poorly reared or brought up.
Dragging wagon nPowerful and very fast car.
Dragnet nA drawn out and wholesale pursuit by police.
Drag one's feet phrTo shirk, make less than a good effort, perhaps deliberately and underhandedly. 2. do less than energetically.
Drag one's tailphrTo mope around. to look unhappy and miserable. 2. to work sluggish, loaf. 3.
Drag queen nA male homosexual who enjoys dressing like a woman. 2. a male homosexual who effects pronounced homosexual behaviour.
Drag weed nMarijuana
Drain nThe throat, the gullet, the oesophagus.
Drain pipes nPasta, spaghetti.
Drawback nA disadvantage.
Draw first bloodphrTo score or succeed in a game, contest or life generally
Draw iron vbTo pull out a pistol or gun.
Draw outvbTo elicit information.
Draw the line phrTo set a limit, often moral, beyond which one or will not or should not go (draw a line in the sand.)
Draw water vbTo weep.
Dread adjOf a situation -positively and negatively, serious, grave, important.
Dreadful nA sensationally penned "true crime" or scandalous story, a penny dreadful, penny awful, pot-boiler.
Dreadnought nA fearsome and powerfully weaponed ship. 2. a powerful and mighty person or thing.
Drecky adjSecond-rate, trashy, dirty, strassy.
Dress downphrCastigate, correct,
Drift vbTo leave, go away slowly and aimlessly. 2. to neglect matters by letting them drift from your mind.
Drink n"The Drink."—ocean, sea.
Drink like a fish phrTo drink heavily and frequently.
Drive up the wall phrTo infuriate, annoy others intensely.
Driving stealth phrNot displaying on your any bumper stickers, indicating your political, sporting or social affiliations
Drizzle nNonsense, empty, idle chatter.
Drone nA tedious, annoying, extremely irritating person. 2. displaying a slow, drawling, tonelss voice or speech pattern.
Droned adjDrunk and stoned.
Drop vbTo abandon a friendship, to snob. 2. to lose money, usu. gambling. 3. to shot and kill. 4. to knock down by a blow. 5. to become aware of; drop onto, to gain knowledge of, as in the penny drops.
Drop a linevbto send a letter.
Drop away vbTo give, lose or part with something. 2. to lose interest or passion for.
Drop down on oneself phr To feel depressed, esp. if the prospect of a solution to your problem is unlikely. 2. to sink beneath one's problems. 3. to struggle to solve one's problems or difficulties.
Drop-in nAn unexpected or casual visit. 2. a visitor. 3. a place or function one may visit without prior engagement.
Drop it exclChange the subject.
Drop knowledge vbTo demonstrate one wealth of knowledge, wisdom and learning.
Drop off the twig phrto die, pass away, drop off, drop one's leaf, slip off the planet.
Drop one's leaf phrto die, pass away, drop off the twig, drop off. (autumnal imagery of the falling leaves of autumn).
Drop onto vbTo become aware. 2. to accuse by becoming aware.
Drop out nA dull boring person. 2. one who fails to finish or graduate from college or university.
Dropper nA paid-killer, assassin, hitman
Dropper-innernA person who drops in, especially one who has a habit of doing so.
Drop someone into it phrTo put somebody into difficulties. 2. snitch, inform, lag.
Drop the apple phrAn earth-shaking event, as the apple in the Garden of Eden.
Drop top nConvertible, soft-topped motor car.
Drop words vbTo utter veiled insults or sarcastic commemts.
Drought nA long period without sexual intercourse or even a date.
Drover's dog nA useless or insignificant person.
Drown one's sorrowphrTo drink intoxicating liquor in large quantity to ease one's emotional pain and sufferings
Drown the miller phrTo water down the alcoholic strength of beer.
DrynA dry: one who is opposed to the sale of intoxicating liquor. 2. rechabite; wowser.
Druthers phr(I'd rather): an alternative choice, preference, esp. in the phrase: "to gain one's druthers"—to gain one's preference.
Dry n"The Dry"—season of little rain or drought in Northern Australia.
Dry n"A Dry"—a prohibitionist: one wants the sale and consumption of alcohol banned.
Dry behind the earsphrMature, grown up, experienced, sophisticated; as opposed to "Wet behind the ears
Dry goods nClothing, items of drapery, haberdashery etc.
Dry high nCannabis, something dry and smoked; as opposed to liquor wet and imbibed.
Dry out vbTo recover from alcoholism and drug dependency.
Dry run nA test, rehearsal,
Dry up vbTo stop talking. 2. to refuse to give information to the police, to refuse to snitch, or lag.
Dub nA piece o graffiti
Duck out vbTo leave quietly, back out withdraw. 2. make off, abscond. 3. to default on, to avoid.
Duck shoving nTo use unfair practices in business, politics and life, like a duck-shover.
Ducky adjSweet, delightful, charming. 2. excellent, outstanding
Dumb-bell nA stult, stupid person, fool, dumb-head, dumbwit, dummy, dumb-ox.
Dumb it downphrTo make a matter less subtle and more obvious
Dumbness adjStupidity.
DummynA mute; a person who is slow and mentally inert, a pretended faint
Dummy spitnA tantrum, an act of pique.
Dung-heapish adjRather low in the food chain, pecking order; often living or scrounging the city's tips in order to survive.
Dust vbTo kill, murder, destroy, defeat, dust off. 2. take out, hit, ice, rub out. 3. to rush off, leave fast, abandon. 4. to deceive, to tease, hoax.
Dustbin nThe grave, tomb, narrow-house.
Dust devil nWhirlwind, twister; loosely a 'tornado.
Dusted adjRuined, utterly exhausted, worn out, completely defeated.
Dusting nA beating, thrashing,
Dust it vbTo leave quickly, abscond, run off, rush off.
Dustman nA dustman: a corpse, cadaver, dead body, deceasant.
Dustman nSleep personified, thus soothing sleep. 2. the sandman: the sweet dream giver; note the phrase -- "the dustman's coming." 3. an energetic, fanatical preacher who thumps the pulpit so hard that he raises dust.
Dustman's bell nThe bell that signals bedtime for children.
Dustiness nThe physical degeneration of the body as one grows older.
Dust off vbMake yourself aware of your current circumstance or situation, as in "sit yourself down, dust yourself off, start all over again." 2. to reject, snub. 3. kill, murder, take out.
Dust the eyes phr"Throw dust in someone's eyes. 2. to befuddle, bamboozle, confuse, disorientate.
Dust the floor withphrTo thrash, beat up, hit hard. 2. defeat, humiliate, insult, belittle. 3. "throw dust in someone's eyes.
Dust the sidewalk withphrTo beat thoroughly, to defeat comprehensively.
Dust up nA fight, brawl, donnybrook, ruckus.
Dusty nA very old person. 2. a geriatric. 3. physical degeneration of the body; dustiness
Dusty phr"Go a bit dusty on me." - cry poor, complain of one's meagre or insufficient means.
Dusty adjTough and rugged, dangerous. 2. tetchy, irritable, irascible, out of sorts. 3. unclear, unable to see or predict future events.
Dusty bread nA conventional, conservative woman.

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