a 10

The meaning of "a 10" is:

a sexy, good looking woman
(more…)

What is the definition of "a 10"?

The definition of "a 10" is:

a sexy, good looking woman
(more…)


"a 10" means

a sexy, good looking woman
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a blur

The meaning of "a blur" is:

a period of time that passes extremely quickly (more…)

What is the definition of "a blur"?

The definition of "a blur" is:

a period of time that passes extremely quickly (more…)


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a drop in the ocean

The meaning of "a drop in the ocean" is:

a very small and unimportant amount

What is the definition of "a drop in the ocean"?

The definition of "a drop in the ocean" is:

a very small and unimportant amount


"a drop in the ocean" means

a very small and unimportant amount

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a fool and his money are easily parted

The meaning of "a fool and his money are easily parted" is:

a foolish person will lose all of his money easily

What is the definition of "a fool and his money are easily parted"?

The definition of "a fool and his money are easily parted" is:

a foolish person will lose all of his money easily


"a fool and his money are easily parted" means

a foolish person will lose all of his money easily

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a penny saved is a penny earned

The meaning of "a penny saved is a penny earned" is:

it is a good idea to save money

What is the definition of "a penny saved is a penny earned"?

The definition of "a penny saved is a penny earned" is:

it is a good idea to save money


"a penny saved is a penny earned" means

it is a good idea to save money

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a steal

The meaning of "a steal" is:

What is the definition of "a steal"?

The definition of "a steal" is:


"a steal" means

a very good deal

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a watched pot never boils

The meaning of "a watched pot never boils" is:

be patient, especially when you’re watching something

What is the definition of "a watched pot never boils"?

The definition of "a watched pot never boils" is:

be patient, especially when you’re watching something


"a watched pot never boils" means

be patient, especially when you’re watching something

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a write-off

The meaning of "a write-off" is:

a thing that has been totally destroyed after an accident and cannot be fixed

What is the definition of "a write-off"?

The definition of "a write-off" is:

a thing that has been totally destroyed after an accident and cannot be fixed


"a write-off" means

a thing that has been totally destroyed after an accident and cannot be fixed

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about face

The meaning of "about face" is:

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite (more…)

What is the definition of "about face"?

The definition of "about face" is:

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite (more…)


"about face" means

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acquired taste

The meaning of "acquired taste" is:

something that you begin to like after trying it many times. (more…)

What is the definition of "acquired taste"?

The definition of "acquired taste" is:

something that you begin to like after trying it many times. (more…)


"acquired taste" means

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add insult to injury

The meaning of "add insult to injury" is:

to make a bad experience even more painful

What is the definition of "add insult to injury"?

The definition of "add insult to injury" is:

to make a bad experience even more painful


"add insult to injury" means

to make a bad experience even more painful

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adorbs

The meaning of "adorbs" is:

adorable

What is the definition of "adorbs"?

The definition of "adorbs" is:

adorable


"adorbs" means

adorable, very cute

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adulting

The meaning of "adulting" is:

acting like an adult and doing adult things

What is the definition of "adulting"?

The definition of "adulting" is:

acting like an adult and doing adult things


"adulting" means

acting like an adult and doing adult things

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AFAIK

The meaning of "AFAIK" is:

as far as I know

What is the definition of "AFAIK"?

The definition of "AFAIK" is:

as far as I know


"AFAIK" means

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against all odds

The meaning of "against all odds" is:

even though something seems completely impossible (more…)

What is the definition of "against all odds"?

The definition of "against all odds" is:

even though something seems completely impossible (more…)


"against all odds" means

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aight

The meaning of "aight" is:

alright

What is the definition of "aight"?

The definition of "aight" is:

alright


"aight" means

alright

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ain’t

The meaning of "ain’t" is:

am not, are not, is not, has not, and have not.

What is the definition of "ain’t"?

The definition of "ain’t" is:

am not, are not, is not, has not, and have not.


"ain’t" means

am not, are not, is not, has not, and have not.

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all bark and no bite

The meaning of "all bark and no bite" is:

all talk and no action

What is the definition of "all bark and no bite"?

The definition of "all bark and no bite" is:

all talk and no action


"all bark and no bite" means

all talk and no action

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all for the best

The meaning of "all for the best" is:

a bad situation has some positives (more…)

What is the definition of "all for the best"?

The definition of "all for the best" is:

a bad situation has some positives (more…)


"all for the best" means

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all good

The meaning of "all good" is:

everything is fine

What is the definition of "all good"?

The definition of "all good" is:

everything is fine


"all good" means

everything is fine

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all hell breaks loose

The meaning of "all hell breaks loose" is:

everything becomes crazy, disorganized, chaotic

What is the definition of "all hell breaks loose"?

The definition of "all hell breaks loose" is:

everything becomes crazy, disorganized, chaotic


"all hell breaks loose" means

everything becomes crazy, disorganized, chaotic

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all the best

The meaning of "all the best" is:

goodbye

What is the definition of "all the best"?

The definition of "all the best" is:

goodbye


"all the best" means

goodbye

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all thumbs

The meaning of "all thumbs" is:

clumsy, careless, awkward

What is the definition of "all thumbs"?

The definition of "all thumbs" is:

clumsy, careless, awkward


"all thumbs" means

clumsy, careless, awkward

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an apple a day keeps the doctor away

The meaning of "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" is:

if you eat fruit, you will remain healthy

What is the definition of "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"?

The definition of "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" is:

if you eat fruit, you will remain healthy


"an apple a day keeps the doctor away" means

if you eat fruit, you will remain healthy

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any port in a storm

The meaning of "any port in a storm" is:

when a situation is bad, any chance at relief is good (more…)

What is the definition of "any port in a storm"?

The definition of "any port in a storm" is:

when a situation is bad, any chance at relief is good (more…)


"any port in a storm" means

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ass

The meaning of "ass" is:

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way

What is the definition of "ass"?

The definition of "ass" is:

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way


"ass" means

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way

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asshat

The meaning of "asshat" is:

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way

What is the definition of "asshat"?

The definition of "asshat" is:

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way


"asshat" means

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way

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asshole

The meaning of "asshole" is:

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way

What is the definition of "asshole"?

The definition of "asshole" is:

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way


"asshole" means

a terrible person, a person who acts in a rude or offensive way

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at the end of one’s rope

The meaning of "at the end of one’s rope" is:

to have no patience or energy to tolerate something anymore

What is the definition of "at the end of one’s rope"?

The definition of "at the end of one’s rope" is:

to have no patience or energy to tolerate something anymore


"at the end of one’s rope" means

to have no patience or energy to tolerate something anymore

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awesome sauce

The meaning of "awesome sauce" is:

good, great, awesome

What is the definition of "awesome sauce"?

The definition of "awesome sauce" is:

good, great, awesome


"awesome sauce" means

good, great, awesome
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awesomesauce

The meaning of "awesomesauce" is:

good, great, awesome
(more…)

What is the definition of "awesomesauce"?

The definition of "awesomesauce" is:

good, great, awesome
(more…)


"awesomesauce" means

good, great, awesome
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back to the drawing board

The meaning of "back to the drawing board" is:

an idea has to go back to the beginning because it was unsuccessful

What is the definition of "back to the drawing board"?

The definition of "back to the drawing board" is:

an idea has to go back to the beginning because it was unsuccessful


"back to the drawing board" means

an idea has to go back to the beginning because it was unsuccessful

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backhanded compliment

The meaning of "backhanded compliment" is:

an insult that is supposed to seem like a compliment (more…)

What is the definition of "backhanded compliment"?

The definition of "backhanded compliment" is:

an insult that is supposed to seem like a compliment (more…)


"backhanded compliment" means

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bad blood

The meaning of "bad blood" is:

bad feelings, a history of bad feelings

What is the definition of "bad blood"?

The definition of "bad blood" is:

bad feelings, a history of bad feelings


"bad blood" means

bad feelings, a history of bad feelings

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bae

The meaning of "bae" is:

baby

What is the definition of "bae"?

The definition of "bae" is:

baby


"bae" means

baby

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bagged

The meaning of "bagged" is:

very tired, exhausted

What is the definition of "bagged"?

The definition of "bagged" is:

very tired, exhausted


"bagged" means

very tired, exhausted

Example Sentence:

I have been working all day. I am so bagged!

A: Why aren’t you working?
B: I was up all night preparing for our presentation. Now, I’m bagged.

If you stay at the nightclub until 4 A.M you will be bagged the next day.

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bags under one’s eyes

The meaning of "bags under one’s eyes" is:

deep dark circles under the eyes, usually caused by lack of sleep

What is the definition of "bags under one’s eyes"?

The definition of "bags under one’s eyes" is:

deep dark circles under the eyes, usually caused by lack of sleep


"bags under one’s eyes" means

deep dark circles under the eyes, usually caused by lack of sleep

Example Sentences:

You have bags under your eyes, what’s wrong?

After partying all night, Thomas had bags under his eyes the next day.

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bail

The meaning of "bail" is:

to not do something that one was supposed to do

What is the definition of "bail"?

The definition of "bail" is:

to not do something that one was supposed to do


"bail" means

to not do something that one was supposed to do

Example Sentences:

Shawna didn’t invite you because you always bail. You say you will come, and then you never do.

Mike bailed yesterday because he was sick.

A: Are you going to work tomorrow?
B: No, I’m planning on bailing because I want to go to the beach.
A: Will you get in trouble for that?
B: Yeah, but I don’t really care. I hate my job!

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bang for one’s buck

The meaning of "bang for one’s buck" is:

to get a good value for the things one buys (more…)

What is the definition of "bang for one’s buck"?

The definition of "bang for one’s buck" is:

to get a good value for the things one buys (more…)


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be banging one’s head against the wall

The meaning of "be banging one’s head against the wall" is:

to continually try the impossible

What is the definition of "be banging one’s head against the wall"?

The definition of "be banging one’s head against the wall" is:

to continually try the impossible


"be banging one’s head against the wall" means

to continually try the impossible

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be easier said than done

The meaning of "be easier said than done" is:

something is more easily talked about than actually done

What is the definition of "be easier said than done"?

The definition of "be easier said than done" is:

something is more easily talked about than actually done


"be easier said than done" means

something is more easily talked about than actually done

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beat

The meaning of "beat" is:

very tired

What is the definition of "beat"?

The definition of "beat" is:

very tired


"beat" means

very tired

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beat about the bush

The meaning of "beat about the bush" is:

to discuss a topic without being specific about anything

What is the definition of "beat about the bush"?

The definition of "beat about the bush" is:

to discuss a topic without being specific about anything


"beat about the bush" means

to discuss a topic without being specific about anything

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beat around the bush

The meaning of "beat around the bush" is:

to discuss a topic without being specific about anything

What is the definition of "beat around the bush"?

The definition of "beat around the bush" is:

to discuss a topic without being specific about anything


"beat around the bush" means

to discuss a topic without being specific about anything

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beat one’s head against the wall

The meaning of "beat one’s head against the wall" is:

to continually try the impossible

What is the definition of "beat one’s head against the wall"?

The definition of "beat one’s head against the wall" is:

to continually try the impossible


"beat one’s head against the wall" means

to continually try the impossible

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beggars can’t be choosers

The meaning of "beggars can’t be choosers" is:

people who don’t have an option have to accept what is offered

What is the definition of "beggars can’t be choosers"?

The definition of "beggars can’t be choosers" is:

people who don’t have an option have to accept what is offered


"beggars can’t be choosers" means

people who don’t have an option have to accept what is offered

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begin to dawn on someone

The meaning of "begin to dawn on someone" is:

someone slowly starts to realize or understand something

What is the definition of "begin to dawn on someone"?

The definition of "begin to dawn on someone" is:

someone slowly starts to realize or understand something


"begin to dawn on someone" means

someone slowly starts to realize or understand something

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behind the eight ball

The meaning of "behind the eight ball" is:

at a serious disadvantage

What is the definition of "behind the eight ball"?

The definition of "behind the eight ball" is:

at a serious disadvantage


"behind the eight ball" means

at a serious disadvantage

Example Sentences:

A: How are things at your new job?
B: Well, I’m behind the eight ball because everyone speaks Portuguese except me!
A: That’s unlucky!

The young baseball player was behind the eight ball because he was the smallest member of his team.

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best bet

The meaning of "best bet" is:

best chance for success

What is the definition of "best bet"?

The definition of "best bet" is:

best chance for success


"best bet" means

best chance for success

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betcha

The meaning of "betcha" is:

I bet you

What is the definition of "betcha"?

The definition of "betcha" is:

I bet you


"betcha" means

I bet you

Example Sentences:

Betcha can’t lift 200 kilos like I can!

A: My new boyfriend is so handsome and successful.
B: Is he?
A: Yeah. He is a model and has his own business.
B: Betcha my boyfriend is better than yours! He’s an actor and lawyer!

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BFD

The meaning of "BFD" is:

Big Fucking Deal

What is the definition of "BFD"?

The definition of "BFD" is:

Big Fucking Deal


"BFD" means

Big Fucking Deal

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BFF

The meaning of "BFF" is:

best friends forever

What is the definition of "BFF"?

The definition of "BFF" is:

best friends forever


"BFF" means

best friends forever

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bide one’s time

The meaning of "bide one’s time" is:

to wait patiently for a good opportunity (more…)

What is the definition of "bide one’s time"?

The definition of "bide one’s time" is:

to wait patiently for a good opportunity (more…)


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big-headed

The meaning of "big-headed" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)

What is the definition of "big-headed"?

The definition of "big-headed" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)


"big-headed" means

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bigheaded

The meaning of "bigheaded" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)

What is the definition of "bigheaded"?

The definition of "bigheaded" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)


"bigheaded" means

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bite me

The meaning of "bite me" is:

leave me alone! (more…)

What is the definition of "bite me"?

The definition of "bite me" is:

leave me alone! (more…)


"bite me" means

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bite off more than one can chew

The meaning of "bite off more than one can chew" is:

to begin a commitment that you cannot finish

What is the definition of "bite off more than one can chew"?

The definition of "bite off more than one can chew" is:

to begin a commitment that you cannot finish


"bite off more than one can chew" means

to begin a commitment that you cannot finish

Example Sentences:

Timmy took too much food at the all-you-can-eat buffet, and now he feels sick. Timmy always bites off more than he can chew.

A: How is Engineering school?
B: I feel like I’m biting off more than I can chew. I don’t think I’m smart enough to study Engineering.
A: Nonsense!

Our boss bit off more than she can chew when she promised the client we’d have the project ready by next week. It requires at least two weeks!

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bite one’s tongue

The meaning of "bite one’s tongue" is:

to try really hard to not say something (more…)

What is the definition of "bite one’s tongue"?

The definition of "bite one’s tongue" is:

to try really hard to not say something (more…)


"bite one’s tongue" means

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bite someone’s head off

The meaning of "bite someone’s head off" is:

to be very angry with someone and reply rudely to them (more…)

What is the definition of "bite someone’s head off"?

The definition of "bite someone’s head off" is:

to be very angry with someone and reply rudely to them (more…)


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bite the bullet

The meaning of "bite the bullet" is:

decide to do something that is unpleasant, decide to do something that you have been meaning to do

What is the definition of "bite the bullet"?

The definition of "bite the bullet" is:

decide to do something that is unpleasant, decide to do something that you have been meaning to do


"bite the bullet" means

decide to do something that is unpleasant, decide to do something that you have been meaning to do

Example Sentences:

The lazy man decided to bite the bullet and start exercising, so he joined a gym.

After fighting with his mother for three months, Thomas bit the bullet and called her to apologize.

I’m thinking about biting the bullet and going back to school. What do you think?

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bite the hand that feeds one

The meaning of "bite the hand that feeds one" is:

to hurt a person that helps one

What is the definition of "bite the hand that feeds one"?

The definition of "bite the hand that feeds one" is:

to hurt a person that helps one


"bite the hand that feeds one" means

to hurt a person that helps one

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bitter pill to swallow

The meaning of "bitter pill to swallow" is:

a thing that is hard to accept

What is the definition of "bitter pill to swallow"?

The definition of "bitter pill to swallow" is:

a thing that is hard to accept


"bitter pill to swallow" means

a thing that is hard to accept

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blacklist

The meaning of "blacklist" is:

a list of people who are negative or bad

What is the definition of "blacklist"?

The definition of "blacklist" is:

a list of people who are negative or bad


"blacklist" means

a list of people who are negative or bad

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bland

The meaning of "bland" is:

doesn’t have a strong taste

What is the definition of "bland"?

The definition of "bland" is:

doesn’t have a strong taste


"bland" means

doesn’t have a strong taste

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blessing in disguise

The meaning of "blessing in disguise" is:

something that seems terrible, but actually produces positive results (more…)

What is the definition of "blessing in disguise"?

The definition of "blessing in disguise" is:

something that seems terrible, but actually produces positive results (more…)


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blind date

The meaning of "blind date" is:

a romantic date where the two people have never met (more…)

What is the definition of "blind date"?

The definition of "blind date" is:

a romantic date where the two people have never met (more…)


"blind date" means

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blockbuster

The meaning of "blockbuster" is:

a movie that is popular and makes a lot of money

What is the definition of "blockbuster"?

The definition of "blockbuster" is:

a movie that is popular and makes a lot of money


"blockbuster" means

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blow off some steam

The meaning of "blow off some steam" is:

to get rid of one’s extra energy or emotions

What is the definition of "blow off some steam"?

The definition of "blow off some steam" is:

to get rid of one’s extra energy or emotions


"blow off some steam" means

to get rid of one’s extra energy or emotions

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blow one’s cool

The meaning of "blow one’s cool" is:

to lose control of your emotions

What is the definition of "blow one’s cool"?

The definition of "blow one’s cool" is:

to lose control of your emotions


"blow one’s cool" means

to lose control of your emotions

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blow one’s mind

The meaning of "blow one’s mind" is:

to amaze someone, to surprise someone (more…)

What is the definition of "blow one’s mind"?

The definition of "blow one’s mind" is:

to amaze someone, to surprise someone (more…)


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blow one’s money

The meaning of "blow one’s money" is:

waste one’s money, spend one’s money on something useless

What is the definition of "blow one’s money"?

The definition of "blow one’s money" is:

waste one’s money, spend one’s money on something useless


"blow one’s money" means

waste one’s money, spend one’s money on something useless

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blow one’s own horn

The meaning of "blow one’s own horn" is:

to display one’s achievements or good characteristics to make others feel bad

What is the definition of "blow one’s own horn"?

The definition of "blow one’s own horn" is:

to display one’s achievements or good characteristics to make others feel bad


"blow one’s own horn" means

to display one’s achievements or good characteristics to make others feel bad

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blow one’s top

The meaning of "blow one’s top" is:

to lose one’s temper, to become mad quickly

What is the definition of "blow one’s top"?

The definition of "blow one’s top" is:

to lose one’s temper, to become mad quickly


"blow one’s top" means

to lose one’s temper, to become mad quickly

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blue in the face

The meaning of "blue in the face" is:

extremely angry, frustrated, annoyed, embarrassed or upset

What is the definition of "blue in the face"?

The definition of "blue in the face" is:

extremely angry, frustrated, annoyed, embarrassed or upset


"blue in the face" means

extremely angry, frustrated, annoyed, embarrassed or upset

Example Sentences:

The young boy was blue in the face because his mother wouldn’t buy him an ice cream cone.

Daughter: I want to go on a date with Bobby!
Mom: You’re too young! You’re only 15 years old!
Daughter: I don’t care!!! I want to!!! You can’t stop me!!!!
Mom: You can shout till you’re blue in the face, but I’m not letting you go!

The boss was blue in the face because his employees were late.

I was blue in the face after accidentally seeing my mother-in-law naked.

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bog down

The meaning of "bog down" is:

to have too much work to do (more…)

What is the definition of "bog down"?

The definition of "bog down" is:

to have too much work to do (more…)


"bog down" means

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bone of contention

The meaning of "bone of contention" is:

a problem that keeps on happening (more…)

What is the definition of "bone of contention"?

The definition of "bone of contention" is:

a problem that keeps on happening (more…)


"bone of contention" means

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bottle it up

The meaning of "bottle it up" is:

act in a way that doesn’t show any emotions

What is the definition of "bottle it up"?

The definition of "bottle it up" is:

act in a way that doesn’t show any emotions


"bottle it up" means

act in a way that doesn’t show any emotions

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Boxing Day

The meaning of "Boxing Day" is:

a public holiday celebrated on the first day after Christmas

What is the definition of "Boxing Day"?

The definition of "Boxing Day" is:

a public holiday celebrated on the first day after Christmas


"Boxing Day" means

a public holiday celebrated on the first day after Christmas

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BRB

The meaning of "BRB" is:

Be Right Back

What is the definition of "BRB"?

The definition of "BRB" is:

Be Right Back


"BRB" means

Be Right Back

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break one’s back

The meaning of "break one’s back" is:

to work very hard (more…)

What is the definition of "break one’s back"?

The definition of "break one’s back" is:

to work very hard (more…)


"break one’s back" means

to work very hard Continue reading “break one’s back”

bring home the bacon

The meaning of "bring home the bacon" is:

to achieve financial success

What is the definition of "bring home the bacon"?

The definition of "bring home the bacon" is:

to achieve financial success


"bring home the bacon" means

to achieve financial success

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bring someone down

The meaning of "bring someone down" is:

to depress someone

What is the definition of "bring someone down"?

The definition of "bring someone down" is:

to depress someone


"bring someone down" means

to depress someone

Example Sentences:

Man: Happy 25th anniversary, honey!
Woman: You too, dear! I love you!
Man: I don’t want to bring you down, but I want a divorce!
Woman: Why?

The bad weather brought the people down when it started to rain during the outdoor festival.

That boring old man keeps bringing everybody down by telling stories about the past!

Stop singing that sad song! You’re bringing me down!

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bring the house down

The meaning of "bring the house down" is:

make an audience cheer loudly and excitedly (more…)

What is the definition of "bring the house down"?

The definition of "bring the house down" is:

make an audience cheer loudly and excitedly (more…)


"bring the house down" means

make an audience cheer loudly and excitedly Continue reading “bring the house down”

bro

The meaning of "bro" is:

brother, friend, man (used between men only)

What is the definition of "bro"?

The definition of "bro" is:

brother, friend, man (used between men only)


"bro" means

brother, friend, man (used between men only)

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brown-nose

The meaning of "brown-nose" is:

to behave in a very friendly, flattering, or kind manner to someone higher than you in order to get a benefit (more…)

What is the definition of "brown-nose"?

The definition of "brown-nose" is:

to behave in a very friendly, flattering, or kind manner to someone higher than you in order to get a benefit (more…)


"brown-nose" means

to behave in a very friendly, flattering, or kind manner to someone higher than you in order to get a benefit Continue reading “brown-nose”

browse

The meaning of "browse" is:

to look around but not buy anything

What is the definition of "browse"?

The definition of "browse" is:

to look around but not buy anything


"browse" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto look around but not buy anything Continue reading “browse”

brush someone off

The meaning of "brush someone off" is:

to dismiss someone in a rude way

What is the definition of "brush someone off"?

The definition of "brush someone off" is:

to dismiss someone in a rude way


"brush someone off" means

to dismiss someone in a rude way

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brush up on something

The meaning of "brush up on something" is:

to improve your ability at something

What is the definition of "brush up on something"?

The definition of "brush up on something" is:

to improve your ability at something


"brush up on something" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto improve your ability at something Continue reading “brush up on something”

BTW

The meaning of "BTW" is:

by the way

What is the definition of "BTW"?

The definition of "BTW" is:

by the way


"BTW" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookby the way Continue reading “BTW”

bucket list

The meaning of "bucket list" is:

a list of things you want to do before you die

What is the definition of "bucket list"?

The definition of "bucket list" is:

a list of things you want to do before you die


"bucket list" means

a list of things you want to do before you die

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buckle down

The meaning of "buckle down" is:

to work extremely hard (more…)

What is the definition of "buckle down"?

The definition of "buckle down" is:

to work extremely hard (more…)


"buckle down" means

to work extremely hard Continue reading “buckle down”

bullshit artist

The meaning of "bullshit artist" is:

someone who is very good at saying stupid and untrue things (more…)

What is the definition of "bullshit artist"?

The definition of "bullshit artist" is:

someone who is very good at saying stupid and untrue things (more…)


"bullshit artist" means

someone who is very good at saying stupid and untrue things Continue reading “bullshit artist”

bummer

The meaning of "bummer" is:

a depressing situation or thing (more…)

What is the definition of "bummer"?

The definition of "bummer" is:

a depressing situation or thing (more…)


"bummer" means

a depressing situation or thing Continue reading “bummer”

burn off

The meaning of "burn off" is:

to clear up, to become less cloudy

What is the definition of "burn off"?

The definition of "burn off" is:

to clear up, to become less cloudy


"burn off" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto clear up, to become less cloudy Continue reading “burn off”

burn the candle at both ends

The meaning of "burn the candle at both ends" is:

to go to bed very late and wake up very early to do a lot of work

What is the definition of "burn the candle at both ends"?

The definition of "burn the candle at both ends" is:

to go to bed very late and wake up very early to do a lot of work


"burn the candle at both ends" means

to go to bed very late and wake up very early to do a lot of work

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burn the midnight oil

The meaning of "burn the midnight oil" is:

to go to bed very late and wake up very early to do a lot of work

What is the definition of "burn the midnight oil"?

The definition of "burn the midnight oil" is:

to go to bed very late and wake up very early to do a lot of work


"burn the midnight oil" means

to go to bed very late and wake up very early to do a lot of work

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burnt out

The meaning of "burnt out" is:

to be very tired from doing something too much

What is the definition of "burnt out"?

The definition of "burnt out" is:

to be very tired from doing something too much


"burnt out" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto be very tired from doing something too much Continue reading “burnt out”

bury one’s head in the sand

The meaning of "bury one’s head in the sand" is:

to refuse to admit that something is true because it is unpleasant.

What is the definition of "bury one’s head in the sand"?

The definition of "bury one’s head in the sand" is:

to refuse to admit that something is true because it is unpleasant.


"bury one’s head in the sand" means

to refuse to admit that something is true because it is unpleasant.

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bury the hatchet

The meaning of "bury the hatchet" is:

to end a fight and try and become friends again (more…)

What is the definition of "bury the hatchet"?

The definition of "bury the hatchet" is:

to end a fight and try and become friends again (more…)


"bury the hatchet" means

to end a fight and try and become friends again Continue reading “bury the hatchet”

busser

The meaning of "busser" is:

a person who works in a restaurant cleaning dishes, setting tables, and assisting others

What is the definition of "busser"?

The definition of "busser" is:

a person who works in a restaurant cleaning dishes, setting tables, and assisting others


"busser" means

a person who works in a restaurant cleaning dishes, setting tables, and assisting others

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bust

The meaning of "bust" is:

to catch someone doing something bad (more…)

What is the definition of "bust"?

The definition of "bust" is:

to catch someone doing something bad (more…)


"bust" means

to catch someone doing something bad Continue reading “bust”

bust one’s ass

The meaning of "bust one’s ass" is:

to work extremely hard (more…)

What is the definition of "bust one’s ass"?

The definition of "bust one’s ass" is:

to work extremely hard (more…)


"bust one’s ass" means

to work extremely hard Continue reading “bust one’s ass”

butt heads

The meaning of "butt heads" is:

to strongly disagree on something

What is the definition of "butt heads"?

The definition of "butt heads" is:

to strongly disagree on something


"butt heads" means

to strongly disagree on something

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butter up

The meaning of "butter up" is:

to behave in a very friendly, flattering, or kind manner to someone higher than you in order to get a benefit

What is the definition of "butter up"?

The definition of "butter up" is:

to behave in a very friendly, flattering, or kind manner to someone higher than you in order to get a benefit


"butter up" means

to behave in a very friendly, flattering, or kind manner to someone higher than you in order to get a benefit

Example Sentences:

Sarah always butters up her boss, because she’s trying to get a promotion and a raise.

A: Who’s your professor this semester?
B: Professor Ornstein.
A: Oh, he’s really tough. If you want to get a good mark, you’d better start buttering him up!
B: How should I do that?
A: Start by telling him he is the best professor you’ve ever had. Then keep going….

William was angry because he didn’t get promoted to manager, even though he had sucked up to the owner of the company for years.

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butterfingers

The meaning of "butterfingers" is:

a clumsy person, a careless person

What is the definition of "butterfingers"?

The definition of "butterfingers" is:

a clumsy person, a careless person


"butterfingers" means

a clumsy person, a careless person

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butterflies in one’s stomach

The meaning of "butterflies in one’s stomach" is:

to be very nervous about something

What is the definition of "butterflies in one’s stomach"?

The definition of "butterflies in one’s stomach" is:

to be very nervous about something


"butterflies in one’s stomach" means

to be very nervous about something

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buy something

The meaning of "buy something" is:

to believe something that is not true

What is the definition of "buy something"?

The definition of "buy something" is:

to believe something that is not true


"buy something" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto believe something that is not true Continue reading “buy something”

buzzkill

The meaning of "buzzkill" is:

a person who spoils other peoples’ fun by being very boring (more…)

What is the definition of "buzzkill"?

The definition of "buzzkill" is:

a person who spoils other peoples’ fun by being very boring (more…)


"buzzkill" means

a person who spoils other peoples’ fun by being very boring Continue reading “buzzkill”

by hook or by crook

The meaning of "by hook or by crook" is:

by any means necessary

What is the definition of "by hook or by crook"?

The definition of "by hook or by crook" is:

by any means necessary


"by hook or by crook" means

by any means necessary

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bye!

The meaning of "bye!" is:

goodbye (more…)

What is the definition of "bye!"?

The definition of "bye!" is:

goodbye (more…)


"bye!" means

goodbye Continue reading “bye!”

call someone out

The meaning of "call someone out" is:

to scold or criticize someone strongly

What is the definition of "call someone out"?

The definition of "call someone out" is:

to scold or criticize someone strongly


"call someone out" means

to scold or criticize someone strongly

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calm before the storm

The meaning of "calm before the storm" is:

a period of quiet before a very busy or stressful time

What is the definition of "calm before the storm"?

The definition of "calm before the storm" is:

a period of quiet before a very busy or stressful time


"calm before the storm" means

a period of quiet before a very busy or stressful time

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calm, cool and collected

The meaning of "calm, cool and collected" is:

relaxed and confident

What is the definition of "calm, cool and collected"?

The definition of "calm, cool and collected" is:

relaxed and confident


"calm, cool and collected" means

relaxed and confident

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can do something blindfolded

The meaning of "can do something blindfolded" is:

an activity is very easy to do (more…)

What is the definition of "can do something blindfolded"?

The definition of "can do something blindfolded" is:

an activity is very easy to do (more…)


"can do something blindfolded" means

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can’t make heads or tails of it

The meaning of "can’t make heads or tails of it" is:

something is too difficult or complicated for someone to understand

What is the definition of "can’t make heads or tails of it"?

The definition of "can’t make heads or tails of it" is:

something is too difficult or complicated for someone to understand


"can’t make heads or tails of it" means

something is too difficult or complicated for someone to understand

Example Sentences:

A: Do you ever wonder if God is real?
B: That stuff is so difficult I can’t make heads or tails of it.

Before the Olympics, Angelina tried to learn how to speak Chinese. Unfortunately, she couldn’t make heads or tails of it, and she quit after only 3 weeks.

A: What do you think of the new professor?
B: I can’t make heads or tails of his teaching style. I can’t understand what he’s talking about.

Michael can’t make heads or tails of Physics.

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Can’t make heads or tails of this coin

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cash in

The meaning of "cash in" is:

to take advantage of something

What is the definition of "cash in"?

The definition of "cash in" is:

to take advantage of something


"cash in" means

to take advantage of something

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cat got your tongue

The meaning of "cat got your tongue" is:

your silence is suspicious (more…)

What is the definition of "cat got your tongue"?

The definition of "cat got your tongue" is:

your silence is suspicious (more…)


"cat got your tongue" means

your silence is suspicious Continue reading “cat got your tongue”

catch someone off guard

The meaning of "catch someone off guard" is:

to surprise someone in a good or bad way (more…)

What is the definition of "catch someone off guard"?

The definition of "catch someone off guard" is:

to surprise someone in a good or bad way (more…)


"catch someone off guard" means

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catty

The meaning of "catty" is:

when a woman is mean to another woman on purpose

What is the definition of "catty"?

The definition of "catty" is:

when a woman is mean to another woman on purpose


"catty" means

when a woman is mean to another woman on purpose

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caught red handed

The meaning of "caught red handed" is:

to be caught doing something bad

What is the definition of "caught red handed"?

The definition of "caught red handed" is:

to be caught doing something bad


"caught red handed" means

to be caught doing something bad

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change of heart

The meaning of "change of heart" is:

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite (more…)

What is the definition of "change of heart"?

The definition of "change of heart" is:

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite (more…)


"change of heart" means

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite Continue reading “change of heart”

change one’s tune

The meaning of "change one’s tune" is:

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite

What is the definition of "change one’s tune"?

The definition of "change one’s tune" is:

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite


"change one’s tune" means

a complete change of opinion or decision to the opposite

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chat up

The meaning of "chat up" is:

to talk to someone you are romantically interested in so they can get to know you better

What is the definition of "chat up"?

The definition of "chat up" is:

to talk to someone you are romantically interested in so they can get to know you better


"chat up" means

to talk to someone you are romantically interested in so they can get to know you better

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chatterbox

The meaning of "chatterbox" is:

a person who likes to talk a lot

What is the definition of "chatterbox"?

The definition of "chatterbox" is:

a person who likes to talk a lot


"chatterbox" means

a person who likes to talk a lot

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chatty

The meaning of "chatty" is:

someone who talks a lot,

What is the definition of "chatty"?

The definition of "chatty" is:

someone who talks a lot,


"chatty" means

someone who talks a lot,

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check in with

The meaning of "check in with" is:

to talk to someone to let them know that you are okay (more…)

What is the definition of "check in with"?

The definition of "check in with" is:

to talk to someone to let them know that you are okay (more…)


"check in with" means

to talk to someone to let them know that you are okay Continue reading “check in with”

cheesy

The meaning of "cheesy" is:

cheap, unpleasant, inauthentic

What is the definition of "cheesy"?

The definition of "cheesy" is:

cheap, unpleasant, inauthentic


"cheesy" means

cheap, unpleasant, inauthentic

Continue reading “cheesy”

chew one’s ear off

The meaning of "chew one’s ear off" is:

to talk a lot, to talk a lot about nothing

What is the definition of "chew one’s ear off"?

The definition of "chew one’s ear off" is:

to talk a lot, to talk a lot about nothing


"chew one’s ear off" means

to talk a lot, to talk a lot about nothing

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chew over

The meaning of "chew over" is:

to think about something important for a long time

What is the definition of "chew over"?

The definition of "chew over" is:

to think about something important for a long time


"chew over" means

to think about something important for a long time

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chicken

The meaning of "chicken" is:

a scared person, a coward

What is the definition of "chicken"?

The definition of "chicken" is:

a scared person, a coward


"chicken" means

a scared person, a coward

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chicken out

The meaning of "chicken out" is:

to be too scared to do something (more…)

What is the definition of "chicken out"?

The definition of "chicken out" is:

to be too scared to do something (more…)


"chicken out" means

to be too scared to do something Continue reading “chicken out”

chicken scratch

The meaning of "chicken scratch" is:

messy handwriting (more…)

What is the definition of "chicken scratch"?

The definition of "chicken scratch" is:

messy handwriting (more…)


"chicken scratch" means

messy handwriting Continue reading “chicken scratch”

chin up

The meaning of "chin up" is:

remain cheerful during a difficult period, don’t give up

What is the definition of "chin up"?

The definition of "chin up" is:

remain cheerful during a difficult period, don’t give up


"chin up" means

remain cheerful during a difficult period, don’t give up

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clamp down on something

The meaning of "clamp down on something" is:

to stop something from happening in a very strict way (more…)

What is the definition of "clamp down on something"?

The definition of "clamp down on something" is:

to stop something from happening in a very strict way (more…)


"clamp down on something" means

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close call

The meaning of "close call" is:

a close escape from danger or a disaster (more…)

What is the definition of "close call"?

The definition of "close call" is:

a close escape from danger or a disaster (more…)


"close call" means

a close escape from danger or a disaster Continue reading “close call”

cockblock

The meaning of "cockblock" is:

to prevent a male friend from having sex with someone (more…)

What is the definition of "cockblock"?

The definition of "cockblock" is:

to prevent a male friend from having sex with someone (more…)


"cockblock" means

to prevent a male friend from having sex with someone Continue reading “cockblock”

cocky

The meaning of "cocky" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)

What is the definition of "cocky"?

The definition of "cocky" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)


"cocky" means

arrogant, having too much pride Continue reading “cocky”

cold feet

The meaning of "cold feet" is:

sudden nervousness about something you have to do

What is the definition of "cold feet"?

The definition of "cold feet" is:

sudden nervousness about something you have to do


"cold feet" means

sudden nervousness about something you have to do

Example Sentences:

The groom got cold feet before the wedding, and his friends had to calm him down.

Mike wanted to give the speech at the conference, but he got cold feet at the last second, and was unable to speak.

Media:

cold feet idiom

come clean

The meaning of "come clean" is:

to admit that something you said was untrue or that you did something wrong (more…)

What is the definition of "come clean"?

The definition of "come clean" is:

to admit that something you said was untrue or that you did something wrong (more…)


"come clean" means

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come down like cats and dogs

The meaning of "come down like cats and dogs" is:

to rain hard

What is the definition of "come down like cats and dogs"?

The definition of "come down like cats and dogs" is:

to rain hard


"come down like cats and dogs" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto rain hard Continue reading “come down like cats and dogs”

come out of nowhere

The meaning of "come out of nowhere" is:

a total surprise

What is the definition of "come out of nowhere"?

The definition of "come out of nowhere" is:

a total surprise


"come out of nowhere" means

a total surprise

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come rain or shine

The meaning of "come rain or shine" is:

no matter what happens

What is the definition of "come rain or shine"?

The definition of "come rain or shine" is:

no matter what happens


"come rain or shine" means

no matter what happens

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coming attraction

The meaning of "coming attraction" is:

the advertisement for a new movie that tries to make people interested in seeing it

What is the definition of "coming attraction"?

The definition of "coming attraction" is:

the advertisement for a new movie that tries to make people interested in seeing it


"coming attraction" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookthe advertisement for a new movie that tries to make people interested in seeing it Continue reading “coming attraction”

cool one’s heels

The meaning of "cool one’s heels" is:

being forced to wait for something

What is the definition of "cool one’s heels"?

The definition of "cool one’s heels" is:

being forced to wait for something


"cool one’s heels" means

being forced to wait for something

Example Sentences:

Customer: I would like to buy an iPhone right now, please.
Employee: I’m sorry, but you have to cool your heels, sir. Lots of people have been waiting longer than you.

Sharon cooled her heels in a park while waiting for her boyfriend to pick her up.

A: Are you ready to go to the beach?
B: I can’t. I’m cooling my heels until my mom comes home so I can borrow her car.
A: Hurry up!

Media:

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cool one’s heels

The meaning of "cool one’s heels" is:

to be forced to wait (more…)

What is the definition of "cool one’s heels"?

The definition of "cool one’s heels" is:

to be forced to wait (more…)


"cool one’s heels" means

to be forced to wait Continue reading “cool one’s heels”

cooped up

The meaning of "cooped up" is:

enclosed in a small space, unable to leave somewhere

What is the definition of "cooped up"?

The definition of "cooped up" is:

enclosed in a small space, unable to leave somewhere


"cooped up" means

enclosed in a small space, unable to leave somewhere

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copycat

The meaning of "copycat" is:

someone who copies another person’s attitudes, ideas, hobbies…. (more…)

What is the definition of "copycat"?

The definition of "copycat" is:

someone who copies another person’s attitudes, ideas, hobbies…. (more…)


"copycat" means

someone who copies another person’s attitudes, ideas, hobbies…. Continue reading “copycat”

couch potato

The meaning of "couch potato" is:

a lazy and inactive person

What is the definition of "couch potato"?

The definition of "couch potato" is:

a lazy and inactive person


"couch potato" means

a lazy and inactive person

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cougar

The meaning of "cougar" is:

an attractive woman that likes younger men

What is the definition of "cougar"?

The definition of "cougar" is:

an attractive woman that likes younger men


"cougar" means

an attractive woman that likes younger men

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crack the whip

The meaning of "crack the whip" is:

become very strict and serious about something

What is the definition of "crack the whip"?

The definition of "crack the whip" is:

become very strict and serious about something


"crack the whip" means

become very strict and serious about something

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crack up

The meaning of "crack up" is:

to laugh a lot (more…)

What is the definition of "crack up"?

The definition of "crack up" is:

to laugh a lot (more…)


"crack up" means

to laugh a lot Continue reading “crack up”

crash and burn

The meaning of "crash and burn" is:

be completely unsuccessful

What is the definition of "crash and burn"?

The definition of "crash and burn" is:

be completely unsuccessful


"crash and burn" means

be completely unsuccessful

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cray

The meaning of "cray" is:

crazy

What is the definition of "cray"?

The definition of "cray" is:

crazy


"cray" means

crazy

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cray cray

The meaning of "cray cray" is:

crazy

What is the definition of "cray cray"?

The definition of "cray cray" is:

crazy


"cray cray" means

crazy

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cream of the crop

The meaning of "cream of the crop" is:

best of the group

What is the definition of "cream of the crop"?

The definition of "cream of the crop" is:

best of the group


"cream of the crop" means

best of the group

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creature of habit

The meaning of "creature of habit" is:

a person who likes doing things in a routine way

What is the definition of "creature of habit"?

The definition of "creature of habit" is:

a person who likes doing things in a routine way


"creature of habit" means

a person who likes doing things in a routine way

Continue reading “creature of habit”

creeper

The meaning of "creeper" is:

a person who makes people uncomfortable at parties, bars, nightclubs or social situations

What is the definition of "creeper"?

The definition of "creeper" is:

a person who makes people uncomfortable at parties, bars, nightclubs or social situations


"creeper" means

a person who makes people uncomfortable at parties, bars, nightclubs or social situations

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crestfallen

The meaning of "crestfallen" is:

to be extremely disappointed
(more…)

What is the definition of "crestfallen"?

The definition of "crestfallen" is:

to be extremely disappointed
(more…)


"crestfallen" means

to be extremely disappointed
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croak

The meaning of "croak" is:

to die (more…)

What is the definition of "croak"?

The definition of "croak" is:

to die (more…)


"croak" means

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crocodile tears

The meaning of "crocodile tears" is:

tears or sad emotions that are not real

What is the definition of "crocodile tears"?

The definition of "crocodile tears" is:

tears or sad emotions that are not real


"crocodile tears" means

tears or sad emotions that are not real

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crybaby

The meaning of "crybaby" is:

a person who always complains about unimportant things

What is the definition of "crybaby"?

The definition of "crybaby" is:

a person who always complains about unimportant things


"crybaby" means

a person who always complains about unimportant things

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cut back on

The meaning of "cut back on" is:

to reduce the amount of something (more…)

What is the definition of "cut back on"?

The definition of "cut back on" is:

to reduce the amount of something (more…)


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cut class

The meaning of "cut class" is:

to miss a class without permission

What is the definition of "cut class"?

The definition of "cut class" is:

to miss a class without permission


"cut class" means

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cut corners

The meaning of "cut corners" is:

to do something in the easiest or cheapest way by skipping something important

What is the definition of "cut corners"?

The definition of "cut corners" is:

to do something in the easiest or cheapest way by skipping something important


"cut corners" means

to do something in the easiest or cheapest way by skipping something important

Example Sentences:

The government cut corners when they built the school with bad materials, and put everyone in danger.

Shawn had a terrible vacation because he cut corners while planning it, and was forced to stay in bad hotels.

My mother used to yell at me for cutting corners when I was younger. If my room wasn’t perfectly clean, I’d have to do it again.

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cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face

The meaning of "cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face" is:

to hurt yourself when trying to hurt someone else

What is the definition of "cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face"?

The definition of "cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face" is:

to hurt yourself when trying to hurt someone else


"cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face" means

to hurt yourself when trying to hurt someone else

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cut one’s teeth

The meaning of "cut one’s teeth" is:

to get initial practice and experience with a specific activity

What is the definition of "cut one’s teeth"?

The definition of "cut one’s teeth" is:

to get initial practice and experience with a specific activity


"cut one’s teeth" means

to get initial practice and experience with a specific activity

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d-bag

The meaning of "d-bag" is:

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way

What is the definition of "d-bag"?

The definition of "d-bag" is:

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way


"d-bag" means

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way

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dead on one’s feet

The meaning of "dead on one’s feet" is:

very tired, exhausted

What is the definition of "dead on one’s feet"?

The definition of "dead on one’s feet" is:

very tired, exhausted


"dead on one’s feet" means

very tired, exhausted

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dead set against something

The meaning of "dead set against something" is:

to be completely against something (more…)

What is the definition of "dead set against something"?

The definition of "dead set against something" is:

to be completely against something (more…)


"dead set against something" means

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deadbeat

The meaning of "deadbeat" is:

a person who will not take responsibility for his or her actions

What is the definition of "deadbeat"?

The definition of "deadbeat" is:

a person who will not take responsibility for his or her actions


"deadbeat" means

a person who will not take responsibility for his or her actions

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deadbeat dad

The meaning of "deadbeat dad" is:

a father who will not take responsibility for his children

What is the definition of "deadbeat dad"?

The definition of "deadbeat dad" is:

a father who will not take responsibility for his children


"deadbeat dad" means

a father who will not take responsibility for his children

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deadwood

The meaning of "deadwood" is:

people that are not useful or helpful

What is the definition of "deadwood"?

The definition of "deadwood" is:

people that are not useful or helpful


"deadwood" means

people that are not useful or helpful

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deal breaker

The meaning of "deal breaker" is:

a thing that makes continuing impossible

What is the definition of "deal breaker"?

The definition of "deal breaker" is:

a thing that makes continuing impossible


"deal breaker" means

a thing that makes continuing impossible

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DFTBA

The meaning of "DFTBA" is:

Don’t Forget to be Awesome

What is the definition of "DFTBA"?

The definition of "DFTBA" is:

Don’t Forget to be Awesome


"DFTBA" means

Don’t Forget to be Awesome

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DIKU

The meaning of "DIKU" is:

Do I Know You?

What is the definition of "DIKU"?

The definition of "DIKU" is:

Do I Know You?


"DIKU" means

Do I Know You?

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ditch someone

The meaning of "ditch someone" is:

to break plans with someone without telling them

What is the definition of "ditch someone"?

The definition of "ditch someone" is:

to break plans with someone without telling them


"ditch someone" means

to break plans with someone without telling them

Example Sentences:

A: Is Willy coming to the party tonight?
B: Yeah.
A: I hate him so much! Do you want to ditch him?
B: Sure! Let’s leave him at the library!

Tammy is mad at her boyfriend because he was always ditching her to meet his friends.

I was supposed to meet my friends to see Dark Knight last night, but they ditched me! I’m so mad!

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do a number on one

The meaning of "do a number on one" is:

to extremely upset someone

What is the definition of "do a number on one"?

The definition of "do a number on one" is:

to extremely upset someone


"do a number on one" means

to extremely upset someone

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do or die

The meaning of "do or die" is:

a situation that is extremely important, and failure would result in a big problem (more…)

What is the definition of "do or die"?

The definition of "do or die" is:

a situation that is extremely important, and failure would result in a big problem (more…)


"do or die" means

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do the lion’s share

The meaning of "do the lion’s share" is:

to do the majority of the work when working with a group (more…)

What is the definition of "do the lion’s share"?

The definition of "do the lion’s share" is:

to do the majority of the work when working with a group (more…)


"do the lion’s share" means

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dodge a bullet

The meaning of "dodge a bullet" is:

to successfully avoid something negative (more…)

What is the definition of "dodge a bullet"?

The definition of "dodge a bullet" is:

to successfully avoid something negative (more…)


"dodge a bullet" means

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does not hold water

The meaning of "does not hold water" is:

a statement does not appear to be correct or reasonable (more…)

What is the definition of "does not hold water"?

The definition of "does not hold water" is:

a statement does not appear to be correct or reasonable (more…)


"does not hold water" means

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dog eat dog world

The meaning of "dog eat dog world" is:

a very competitive world

What is the definition of "dog eat dog world"?

The definition of "dog eat dog world" is:

a very competitive world


"dog eat dog world" means

a very competitive world

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double-edged sword

The meaning of "double-edged sword" is:

a situation that has positive and negative results (more…)

What is the definition of "double-edged sword"?

The definition of "double-edged sword" is:

a situation that has positive and negative results (more…)


"double-edged sword" means

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douche

The meaning of "douche" is:

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way (more…)

What is the definition of "douche"?

The definition of "douche" is:

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way (more…)


"douche" means

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douchebag

The meaning of "douchebag" is:

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way

What is the definition of "douchebag"?

The definition of "douchebag" is:

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way


"douchebag" means

a terrible man, a man who acts in a rude or offensive way

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down in the dumps

The meaning of "down in the dumps" is:

to be acting in a depressed way

What is the definition of "down in the dumps"?

The definition of "down in the dumps" is:

to be acting in a depressed way


"down in the dumps" means

to be acting in a depressed way

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down the road

The meaning of "down the road" is:

in the future

What is the definition of "down the road"?

The definition of "down the road" is:

in the future


"down the road" means

in the future

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down-to-earth

The meaning of "down-to-earth" is:

realistic, regular, normal (more…)

What is the definition of "down-to-earth"?

The definition of "down-to-earth" is:

realistic, regular, normal (more…)


"down-to-earth" means

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downhearted

The meaning of "downhearted" is:

to be acting in a depressed way (more…)

What is the definition of "downhearted"?

The definition of "downhearted" is:

to be acting in a depressed way (more…)


"downhearted" means

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drag one’s heels

The meaning of "drag one’s heels" is:

to be acting very tired, exhausted

What is the definition of "drag one’s heels"?

The definition of "drag one’s heels" is:

to be acting very tired, exhausted


"drag one’s heels" means

to be acting very tired, exhausted

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draw the line

The meaning of "draw the line" is:

to set the limit of what you are willing to do (more…)

What is the definition of "draw the line"?

The definition of "draw the line" is:

to set the limit of what you are willing to do (more…)


"draw the line" means

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dreary

The meaning of "dreary" is:

dark and depressing

What is the definition of "dreary"?

The definition of "dreary" is:

dark and depressing


"dreary" means

dark and depressing

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dress down

The meaning of "dress down" is:

to scold or criticize someone strongly (more…)

What is the definition of "dress down"?

The definition of "dress down" is:

to scold or criticize someone strongly (more…)


"dress down" means

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dress to kill

The meaning of "dress to kill" is:

dressed very nicely, extravagantly, or elaborately (more…)

What is the definition of "dress to kill"?

The definition of "dress to kill" is:

dressed very nicely, extravagantly, or elaborately (more…)


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dress up

The meaning of "dress up" is:

dressed very extravagantly, nicely, or elaborately

What is the definition of "dress up"?

The definition of "dress up" is:

dressed very extravagantly, nicely, or elaborately


"dress up" means

dressed very extravagantly, nicely, or elaborately

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drive a hard bargain

The meaning of "drive a hard bargain" is:

to be very difficult when trying to negotiate a deal
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What is the definition of "drive a hard bargain"?

The definition of "drive a hard bargain" is:

to be very difficult when trying to negotiate a deal
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"drive a hard bargain" means

to be very difficult when trying to negotiate a deal
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drive someone around the bend

The meaning of "drive someone around the bend" is:

to make someone crazy, to irritate someone

What is the definition of "drive someone around the bend"?

The definition of "drive someone around the bend" is:

to make someone crazy, to irritate someone


"drive someone around the bend" means

to make someone crazy, to irritate someone

Example Sentence:

My children always drive me around the bend when they are tired and in a bad mood.

John’s girlfriend keeps driving him around the bend because she always asks him questions when he gets home from the bar.

I quit my job because my boss drove me around the bend every time I went to work.

From the Blogs:

Curly hair shouldn’t drive you around the bend

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drive someone nuts

The meaning of "drive someone nuts" is:

to make someone crazy, to irritate someone
(more…)

What is the definition of "drive someone nuts"?

The definition of "drive someone nuts" is:

to make someone crazy, to irritate someone
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"drive someone nuts" means

to make someone crazy, to irritate someone
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drop an F bomb

The meaning of "drop an F bomb" is:

to say the word “Fuck”

What is the definition of "drop an F bomb"?

The definition of "drop an F bomb" is:

to say the word “Fuck”


"drop an F bomb" means

to say the word “Fuck”

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drop someone a line

The meaning of "drop someone a line" is:

make or keep in contact with someone (more…)

What is the definition of "drop someone a line"?

The definition of "drop someone a line" is:

make or keep in contact with someone (more…)


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dumbfounded

The meaning of "dumbfounded" is:

to be completely amazed and surprised (more…)

What is the definition of "dumbfounded"?

The definition of "dumbfounded" is:

to be completely amazed and surprised (more…)


"dumbfounded" means

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eager beaver

The meaning of "eager beaver" is:

a person who is very enthusiastic and works very hard (more…)

What is the definition of "eager beaver"?

The definition of "eager beaver" is:

a person who is very enthusiastic and works very hard (more…)


"eager beaver" means

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earth-shattering

The meaning of "earth-shattering" is:

extremely important or terrible (more…)

What is the definition of "earth-shattering"?

The definition of "earth-shattering" is:

extremely important or terrible (more…)


"earth-shattering" means

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eat crow

The meaning of "eat crow" is:

to be humiliated by having to admit a mistake

What is the definition of "eat crow"?

The definition of "eat crow" is:

to be humiliated by having to admit a mistake


"eat crow" means

to be humiliated by having to admit a mistake

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eat one’s words

The meaning of "eat one’s words" is:

to admit that something you said in the past was wrong

What is the definition of "eat one’s words"?

The definition of "eat one’s words" is:

to admit that something you said in the past was wrong


"eat one’s words" means

to admit that something you said in the past was wrong

Example Sentences:

A: Canada is the biggest country in the world.
B: No it’s not, it’s Russia.
A: Russia? You idiot, it’s Canada!
B: Let’s check on the internet! They check.
A: Well, you’re right. Looks like I have to eat my words

After telling the student that he was going to fail the class, the professor ate his words when the student got 100% on the final exam.

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egg on

The meaning of "egg on" is:

to encourage someone to do something negative (more…)

What is the definition of "egg on"?

The definition of "egg on" is:

to encourage someone to do something negative (more…)


"egg on" means

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entree

The meaning of "entree" is:

What is the definition of "entree"?

The definition of "entree" is:


"entree" means

the main dish of a meal

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epic

The meaning of "epic" is:

good, great, awesome
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What is the definition of "epic"?

The definition of "epic" is:

good, great, awesome
(more…)


"epic" means

good, great, awesome
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epic fail

The meaning of "epic fail" is:

a total disaster

What is the definition of "epic fail"?

The definition of "epic fail" is:

a total disaster


"epic fail" means

a total disaster

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eternal optimist

The meaning of "eternal optimist" is:

a person who is always positive

What is the definition of "eternal optimist"?

The definition of "eternal optimist" is:

a person who is always positive


"eternal optimist" means

a person who is always positive

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excuse my French

The meaning of "excuse my French" is:

excuse me for swearing

What is the definition of "excuse my French"?

The definition of "excuse my French" is:

excuse me for swearing


"excuse my French" means

excuse me for swearing

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face the music

The meaning of "face the music" is:

to accept the unpleasant results of one’s actions (more…)

What is the definition of "face the music"?

The definition of "face the music" is:

to accept the unpleasant results of one’s actions (more…)


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facepalm

The meaning of "facepalm" is:

to put one’s hand on one’s forehead when a stupid thing has been done or a stupid question has been asked

What is the definition of "facepalm"?

The definition of "facepalm" is:

to put one’s hand on one’s forehead when a stupid thing has been done or a stupid question has been asked


"facepalm" means

to put one’s hand on one’s forehead when a stupid thing has been done or a stupid question has been asked

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fall on hard times

The meaning of "fall on hard times" is:

to experience difficult situations in life

What is the definition of "fall on hard times"?

The definition of "fall on hard times" is:

to experience difficult situations in life


"fall on hard times" means

to experience difficult situations in life

Example Sentences:

A: How is your best friend?
B: He has fallen on hard times. He lost his job, his wife divorced him, and he gained 30 kilos.

The company fell on hard times when it started losing a lot of money.

If you fall on hard times, you can always ask your mother for help.

From the Blogs:

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famished

The meaning of "famished" is:

extremely hungry (more…)

What is the definition of "famished"?

The definition of "famished" is:

extremely hungry (more…)


"famished" means

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far-fetched

The meaning of "far-fetched" is:

something that is very unlikely or unrealistic (more…)

What is the definition of "far-fetched"?

The definition of "far-fetched" is:

something that is very unlikely or unrealistic (more…)


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fed up

The meaning of "fed up" is:

bored or annoyed with something

What is the definition of "fed up"?

The definition of "fed up" is:

bored or annoyed with something


"fed up" means

bored or annoyed with something

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feel like a million dollars

The meaning of "feel like a million dollars" is:

to feel extremely good

What is the definition of "feel like a million dollars"?

The definition of "feel like a million dollars" is:

to feel extremely good


"feel like a million dollars" means

to feel extremely good

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feels

The meaning of "feels" is:

emotions

What is the definition of "feels"?

The definition of "feels" is:

emotions


"feels" means

emotions

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FFT

The meaning of "FFT" is:

Food For Thought – something you should think about

What is the definition of "FFT"?

The definition of "FFT" is:

Food For Thought – something you should think about


"FFT" means

Food For Thought – something you should think about

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fight fire with fire

The meaning of "fight fire with fire" is:

use the same methods as your enemy

What is the definition of "fight fire with fire"?

The definition of "fight fire with fire" is:

use the same methods as your enemy


"fight fire with fire" means

use the same methods as your enemy

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fill someone in

The meaning of "fill someone in" is:

to give someone complete information

What is the definition of "fill someone in"?

The definition of "fill someone in" is:

to give someone complete information


"fill someone in" means

to give someone complete information

Example Sentences:

What happened at the big meeting last night? Fill me in!

A: …so that’s what happened! They all got fired.
B: Thanks for filling me in.

Sandy filled in her best friend about her hot date last night.

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fit as a fiddle

The meaning of "fit as a fiddle" is:

in very good health (more…)

What is the definition of "fit as a fiddle"?

The definition of "fit as a fiddle" is:

in very good health (more…)


"fit as a fiddle" means

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fit the bill

The meaning of "fit the bill" is:

good for a specific situation

What is the definition of "fit the bill"?

The definition of "fit the bill" is:

good for a specific situation


"fit the bill" means

good for a specific situation

Example Sentences:

A: How is your new apartment?
B: It fits the bill perfectly. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a balcony and a gym.
A: Great!

Sandra’s new boyfriend doesn’t really fit the bill. He’s so boring and she’s so exciting! I don’t think their relationship will last.

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flabbergasted

The meaning of "flabbergasted" is:

to be completely amazed and surprised (more…)

What is the definition of "flabbergasted"?

The definition of "flabbergasted" is:

to be completely amazed and surprised (more…)


"flabbergasted" means

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flakey

The meaning of "flakey" is:

unreliable (more…)

What is the definition of "flakey"?

The definition of "flakey" is:

unreliable (more…)


"flakey" means

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flash in the pan

The meaning of "flash in the pan" is:

something or someone that became successful quickly and is unlikely to be repeated

What is the definition of "flash in the pan"?

The definition of "flash in the pan" is:

something or someone that became successful quickly and is unlikely to be repeated


"flash in the pan" means

something or someone that became successful quickly and is unlikely to be repeated

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flip out

The meaning of "flip out" is:

to lose control of your emotions

What is the definition of "flip out"?

The definition of "flip out" is:

to lose control of your emotions


"flip out" means

to lose control of your emotions

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fly in the face of

The meaning of "fly in the face of" is:

to be the exact opposite of what is expected

What is the definition of "fly in the face of"?

The definition of "fly in the face of" is:

to be the exact opposite of what is expected


"fly in the face of" means

to be the exact opposite of what is expected

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fly off on a tangent

The meaning of "fly off on a tangent" is:

to start talking about an unrelated topic

What is the definition of "fly off on a tangent"?

The definition of "fly off on a tangent" is:

to start talking about an unrelated topic


"fly off on a tangent" means

to start talking about an unrelated topic

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FML

The meaning of "FML" is:

fuck my life (more…)

What is the definition of "FML"?

The definition of "FML" is:

fuck my life (more…)


"FML" means

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follow in someone’s footsteps

The meaning of "follow in someone’s footsteps" is:

do the same job as someone that is older than you

What is the definition of "follow in someone’s footsteps"?

The definition of "follow in someone’s footsteps" is:

do the same job as someone that is older than you


"follow in someone’s footsteps" means

do the same job as someone that is older than you

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follow the crowd

The meaning of "follow the crowd" is:

do what other people are doing

What is the definition of "follow the crowd"?

The definition of "follow the crowd" is:

do what other people are doing


"follow the crowd" means

do what other people are doing

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FOMO

The meaning of "FOMO" is:

Fear of Missing Out

What is the definition of "FOMO"?

The definition of "FOMO" is:

Fear of Missing Out


"FOMO" means

Fear of Missing Out

the idea that you always have to be connected to technology so you never miss an invitation to a social event

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food for thought

The meaning of "food for thought" is:

this is something one should think about (more…)

What is the definition of "food for thought"?

The definition of "food for thought" is:

this is something one should think about (more…)


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for good

The meaning of "for good" is:

forever

What is the definition of "for good"?

The definition of "for good" is:

forever


"for good" means

forever

Example Sentences:

After working on a farm for 2 years, Trevor decided to become a vegetarian for good. He hasn’t eaten meat since!

A: I broke up with my boyfriend last night.
B: Are you going to get back together in 2 days like you always do?
A: No, this time it’s for good! I don’t ever want to see him again!
B: Do you mind if I call him then?

I’ve quit smoking for good!

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forge ahead

The meaning of "forge ahead" is:

to continue on under difficult circumstances

What is the definition of "forge ahead"?

The definition of "forge ahead" is:

to continue on under difficult circumstances


"forge ahead" means

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forgive and forget

The meaning of "forgive and forget" is:

something in the past cannot be fixed, so it must be forgiven (more…)

What is the definition of "forgive and forget"?

The definition of "forgive and forget" is:

something in the past cannot be fixed, so it must be forgiven (more…)


"forgive and forget" means

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fork in the road

The meaning of "fork in the road" is:

a time when you have to make a difficult decision about something

What is the definition of "fork in the road"?

The definition of "fork in the road" is:

a time when you have to make a difficult decision about something


"fork in the road" means

a time when you have to make a difficult decision about something

Example Sentences:

After graduating from university, I reached a fork in the road when I had to decide between going to Law school, or to Graduate school. It took me months to decide!

A: I’m enjoying our European trip!
B: Me too!
A: Do you want to go next, Portugal, or France?
B: I don’t know. When do we have to decide?
A: We’ve reached a fork in the road, so we have to decide right now.
B: Okay……France!

Media:

fork in the road idiom

fresh start

The meaning of "fresh start" is:

the beginning of a new period or step

What is the definition of "fresh start"?

The definition of "fresh start" is:

the beginning of a new period or step


"fresh start" means

the beginning of a new period or step

Example Sentences:

A: Thomas! Oh my god! Why did you quit your job at the Law firm? You were making so much money!
B: I decided it was time for a fresh start. I am going to go back to school and become a writer.
A: Oh.

After looking for a fresh start for a long time, Mark was very excited when he had the opportunity to become an accountant.

From the News:

New chief offers fresh start

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fringe benefit

The meaning of "fringe benefit" is:

a good additional thing at no extra charge (more…)

What is the definition of "fringe benefit"?

The definition of "fringe benefit" is:

a good additional thing at no extra charge (more…)


"fringe benefit" means

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from the get go

The meaning of "from the get go" is:

from the beginning

What is the definition of "from the get go"?

The definition of "from the get go" is:

from the beginning


"from the get go" means

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fruitless

The meaning of "fruitless" is:

useless, not providing a result (more…)

What is the definition of "fruitless"?

The definition of "fruitless" is:

useless, not providing a result (more…)


"fruitless" means

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FTFY

The meaning of "FTFY" is:

Fixed This For You

What is the definition of "FTFY"?

The definition of "FTFY" is:

Fixed This For You


"FTFY" means

Fixed This For You
This is usually used when a commenter edits a previous comment to change the meaning

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FTW

The meaning of "FTW" is:

for the win! (more…)

What is the definition of "FTW"?

The definition of "FTW" is:

for the win! (more…)


"FTW" means

for the win! Continue reading “FTW”

fuck up

The meaning of "fuck up" is:

to make a mistake (more…)

What is the definition of "fuck up"?

The definition of "fuck up" is:

to make a mistake (more…)


"fuck up" means

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fugly

The meaning of "fugly" is:

fucking ugly (more…)

What is the definition of "fugly"?

The definition of "fugly" is:

fucking ugly (more…)


"fugly" means

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full of oneself

The meaning of "full of oneself" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)

What is the definition of "full of oneself"?

The definition of "full of oneself" is:

arrogant, having too much pride (more…)


"full of oneself" means

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fussy

The meaning of "fussy" is:

hard to please, very careful

What is the definition of "fussy"?

The definition of "fussy" is:

hard to please, very careful


"fussy" means

hard to please, very careful

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FWIW

The meaning of "FWIW" is:

For What It’s Worth (In My Opinion)

What is the definition of "FWIW"?

The definition of "FWIW" is:

For What It’s Worth (In My Opinion)


"FWIW" means

For What It’s Worth (In My Opinion)

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FYI

The meaning of "FYI" is:

For Your Information

What is the definition of "FYI"?

The definition of "FYI" is:

For Your Information


"FYI" means

For Your Information

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gain steam

The meaning of "gain steam" is:

to become popular

What is the definition of "gain steam"?

The definition of "gain steam" is:

to become popular


"gain steam" means

to become popular

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gamey

The meaning of "gamey" is:

tastes like wild meat

What is the definition of "gamey"?

The definition of "gamey" is:

tastes like wild meat


"gamey" means

tastes like wild meat

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gate crasher

The meaning of "gate crasher" is:

someone who goes to a place without an invitation. (more…)

What is the definition of "gate crasher"?

The definition of "gate crasher" is:

someone who goes to a place without an invitation. (more…)


"gate crasher" means

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gaydar

The meaning of "gaydar" is:

the ability to tell if someone is gay

What is the definition of "gaydar"?

The definition of "gaydar" is:

the ability to tell if someone is gay


"gaydar" means

the ability to tell if someone is gay

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get along like a house on fire

The meaning of "get along like a house on fire" is:

to have a great relationship with someone quickly (more…)

What is the definition of "get along like a house on fire"?

The definition of "get along like a house on fire" is:

to have a great relationship with someone quickly (more…)


"get along like a house on fire" means

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get back at someone

The meaning of "get back at someone" is:

to get revenge on someone (more…)

What is the definition of "get back at someone"?

The definition of "get back at someone" is:

to get revenge on someone (more…)


"get back at someone" means

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get carried away

The meaning of "get carried away" is:

to lose control of your emotions, to overreact

What is the definition of "get carried away"?

The definition of "get carried away" is:

to lose control of your emotions, to overreact


"get carried away" means

to lose control of your emotions, to overreact

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get drenched

The meaning of "get drenched" is:

to get totally wet

What is the definition of "get drenched"?

The definition of "get drenched" is:

to get totally wet


"get drenched" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto get totally wet Continue reading “get drenched”

get in one’s face

The meaning of "get in one’s face" is:

when someone annoys or bothers someone else

What is the definition of "get in one’s face"?

The definition of "get in one’s face" is:

when someone annoys or bothers someone else


"get in one’s face" means

when someone annoys or bothers someone else

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get in one’s hair

The meaning of "get in one’s hair" is:

to annoy or bother someone

What is the definition of "get in one’s hair"?

The definition of "get in one’s hair" is:

to annoy or bother someone


"get in one’s hair" means

to annoy or bother someone

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get into hot water

The meaning of "get into hot water" is:

to get into trouble

What is the definition of "get into hot water"?

The definition of "get into hot water" is:

to get into trouble


"get into hot water" means

to get into trouble

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get on one’s nerves

The meaning of "get on one’s nerves" is:

to annoy or bother someone

What is the definition of "get on one’s nerves"?

The definition of "get on one’s nerves" is:

to annoy or bother someone


"get on one’s nerves" means

to annoy or bother someone

Example Sentences:

My younger sister gets on my nerves. I find her so annoying!

A: How is your new roommate?
B: He keeps getting on my nerves.
A: Why? What is he doing?
B: He’s always having parties, being messy, eating my food.

The movie Be Kind, Rewind really got on my nerves. I found it so annoying!

get on one's nerves idiom

get on someone’s bad side

The meaning of "get on someone’s bad side" is:

To give someone a bad impression of yourself

What is the definition of "get on someone’s bad side"?

The definition of "get on someone’s bad side" is:

To give someone a bad impression of yourself


"get on someone’s bad side" means

To give someone a bad impression of yourself

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get one’s ass in gear

The meaning of "get one’s ass in gear" is:

hurry up

What is the definition of "get one’s ass in gear"?

The definition of "get one’s ass in gear" is:

hurry up


"get one’s ass in gear" means

hurry up

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get one’s head around

The meaning of "get one’s head around" is:

to understand something difficult

What is the definition of "get one’s head around"?

The definition of "get one’s head around" is:

to understand something difficult


"get one’s head around" means

to understand something difficult

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get one’s hopes up

The meaning of "get one’s hopes up" is:

to be enthusiastic about something that is going to happen

What is the definition of "get one’s hopes up"?

The definition of "get one’s hopes up" is:

to be enthusiastic about something that is going to happen


"get one’s hopes up" means

to be enthusiastic about something that is going to happen

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get over oneself

The meaning of "get over oneself" is:

don’t be arrogant, don’t have too much pride (more…)

What is the definition of "get over oneself"?

The definition of "get over oneself" is:

don’t be arrogant, don’t have too much pride (more…)


"get over oneself" means

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get the picture

The meaning of "get the picture" is:

understand the situation

What is the definition of "get the picture"?

The definition of "get the picture" is:

understand the situation


"get the picture" means

understand the situation

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get under one’s skin

The meaning of "get under one’s skin" is:

to annoy or bother someone

What is the definition of "get under one’s skin"?

The definition of "get under one’s skin" is:

to annoy or bother someone


"get under one’s skin" means

to annoy or bother someone

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give oneself a pat on the back

The meaning of "give oneself a pat on the back" is:

to congratulate oneself

What is the definition of "give oneself a pat on the back"?

The definition of "give oneself a pat on the back" is:

to congratulate oneself


"give oneself a pat on the back" means

to congratulate oneself

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give someone a piece of your mind

The meaning of "give someone a piece of your mind" is:

to scold or criticize someone strongly

What is the definition of "give someone a piece of your mind"?

The definition of "give someone a piece of your mind" is:

to scold or criticize someone strongly


"give someone a piece of your mind" means

to scold or criticize someone strongly

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give someone a taste of one’s own medicine

The meaning of "give someone a taste of one’s own medicine" is:

use the same methods as your enemy

What is the definition of "give someone a taste of one’s own medicine"?

The definition of "give someone a taste of one’s own medicine" is:

use the same methods as your enemy


"give someone a taste of one’s own medicine" means

use the same methods as your enemy

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give someone the benefit of the doubt

The meaning of "give someone the benefit of the doubt" is:

believe something is true because you don’t have any reason to think it is a lie

What is the definition of "give someone the benefit of the doubt"?

The definition of "give someone the benefit of the doubt" is:

believe something is true because you don’t have any reason to think it is a lie


"give someone the benefit of the doubt" means

believe something is true because you don’t have any reason to think it is a lie

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give someone the cold shoulder

The meaning of "give someone the cold shoulder" is:

to be unfriendly to someone on purpose

What is the definition of "give someone the cold shoulder"?

The definition of "give someone the cold shoulder" is:

to be unfriendly to someone on purpose


"give someone the cold shoulder" means

to be unfriendly to someone on purpose

Example Sentences:

Wife: Why do you always give my mother the cold shoulder when she comes to visit us?
Husband: Because she always criticizes me!

I don’t like my homestay mother, because she is always giving me the cold shoulder.

The angry father gave his 15 year-old daughter’s new boyfriend the cold shoulder because he thought she was too young to have a boyfriend.

From the News:

Toronto gives Miss Universe cold shoulder

Media:

Give Someone the Cold Shoulder

give someone the creeps

The meaning of "give someone the creeps" is:

make someone scared and uncomfortable

What is the definition of "give someone the creeps"?

The definition of "give someone the creeps" is:

make someone scared and uncomfortable


"give someone the creeps" means

make someone scared and uncomfortable

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glasshole

The meaning of "glasshole" is:

a person who behaves in a rude or unsociable manner while wearing Google Glass

What is the definition of "glasshole"?

The definition of "glasshole" is:

a person who behaves in a rude or unsociable manner while wearing Google Glass


"glasshole" means

a person who behaves in a rude or unsociable manner while wearing Google Glass

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glued to something

The meaning of "glued to something" is:

very interested in something

What is the definition of "glued to something"?

The definition of "glued to something" is:

very interested in something


"glued to something" means

very interested in something

Example Sentences:

A: Why didn’t you answer the phone when I called you?
B: Sorry, I was watching TV and I was glued to lost.
A: Is that a good show?
B: It’s fantastic!

The man on the bus was so glued to his book that he missed his stop!

Media:

glued to something idiom

go above and beyond

The meaning of "go above and beyond" is:

to do much better than is necessary or expected (more…)

What is the definition of "go above and beyond"?

The definition of "go above and beyond" is:

to do much better than is necessary or expected (more…)


"go above and beyond" means

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go back to square one

The meaning of "go back to square one" is:

to go back to the beginning because you were unsuccessful

What is the definition of "go back to square one"?

The definition of "go back to square one" is:

to go back to the beginning because you were unsuccessful


"go back to square one" means

to go back to the beginning because you were unsuccessful

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go bananas

The meaning of "go bananas" is:

to become very angry or very excited (more…)

What is the definition of "go bananas"?

The definition of "go bananas" is:

to become very angry or very excited (more…)


"go bananas" means

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go cold turkey

The meaning of "go cold turkey" is:

to quit something suddenly and completely

What is the definition of "go cold turkey"?

The definition of "go cold turkey" is:

to quit something suddenly and completely


"go cold turkey" means

to quit something suddenly and completely

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go fly a kite

The meaning of "go fly a kite" is:

leave me alone!

What is the definition of "go fly a kite"?

The definition of "go fly a kite" is:

leave me alone!


"go fly a kite" means

leave me alone!

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go nuts

The meaning of "go nuts" is:

to become very angry or very excited

What is the definition of "go nuts"?

The definition of "go nuts" is:

to become very angry or very excited


"go nuts" means

to become very angry or very excited

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go off on a tangent

The meaning of "go off on a tangent" is:

to start talking about an unrelated topic

What is the definition of "go off on a tangent"?

The definition of "go off on a tangent" is:

to start talking about an unrelated topic


"go off on a tangent" means

to start talking about an unrelated topic

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go out on a limb

The meaning of "go out on a limb" is:

to take a risk

What is the definition of "go out on a limb"?

The definition of "go out on a limb" is:

to take a risk


"go out on a limb" means

to take a risk

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go with one’s gut

The meaning of "go with one’s gut" is:

trust one’s instincts and feelings when making a decision (more…)

What is the definition of "go with one’s gut"?

The definition of "go with one’s gut" is:

trust one’s instincts and feelings when making a decision (more…)


"go with one’s gut" means

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gobsmacked

The meaning of "gobsmacked" is:

to be completely amazed and surprised (more…)

What is the definition of "gobsmacked"?

The definition of "gobsmacked" is:

to be completely amazed and surprised (more…)


"gobsmacked" means

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golden handshake

The meaning of "golden handshake" is:

an expensive payment made to someone when they retire early or are fired (more…)

What is the definition of "golden handshake"?

The definition of "golden handshake" is:

an expensive payment made to someone when they retire early or are fired (more…)


"golden handshake" means

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grab a bite to eat

The meaning of "grab a bite to eat" is:

to go out to eat

What is the definition of "grab a bite to eat"?

The definition of "grab a bite to eat" is:

to go out to eat


"grab a bite to eat" means

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grab the bull by the horns

The meaning of "grab the bull by the horns" is:

deal strongly with a difficult situation

What is the definition of "grab the bull by the horns"?

The definition of "grab the bull by the horns" is:

deal strongly with a difficult situation


"grab the bull by the horns" means

deal strongly with a difficult situation

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grass is always greener on the other side

The meaning of "grass is always greener on the other side" is:

other people’s things always seem so much better than your things

What is the definition of "grass is always greener on the other side"?

The definition of "grass is always greener on the other side" is:

other people’s things always seem so much better than your things


"grass is always greener on the other side" means

other people’s things always seem so much better than your things

Example Sentences:

A: Have you seen my new neighbour? He’s good-looking!
B: So are you.
A: He drives a Ferrari!
B: So do you.
A: He has a sexy wife!
B: Your wife is good-looking as well. Don’t you think that maybe the grass is always greener on the other side? You are jealous just because he’s your neighbour.
A: You’re right, thanks. Stay away from my wife.

After visiting Canada, the American man wanted to move there. Then he remembered that the grass is always greener on the other side, and he decided to stay in the USA.

Media:

"The Grass is always Greener on the Other Side" idiom

graveyard shift

The meaning of "graveyard shift" is:

night shift

What is the definition of "graveyard shift"?

The definition of "graveyard shift" is:

night shift


"graveyard shift" means

night shift

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GTFO

The meaning of "GTFO" is:

Get The Fuck Out, I don’t believe you

What is the definition of "GTFO"?

The definition of "GTFO" is:

Get The Fuck Out, I don’t believe you


"GTFO" means

Get The Fuck Out, I don’t believe you

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guilty pleasure

The meaning of "guilty pleasure" is:

something a person enjoys despite feeling guilty about liking it (more…)

What is the definition of "guilty pleasure"?

The definition of "guilty pleasure" is:

something a person enjoys despite feeling guilty about liking it (more…)


"guilty pleasure" means

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gutted

The meaning of "gutted" is:

to be extremely disappointed (more…)

What is the definition of "gutted"?

The definition of "gutted" is:

to be extremely disappointed (more…)


"gutted" means

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half assed

The meaning of "half assed" is:

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something

What is the definition of "half assed"?

The definition of "half assed" is:

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something


"half assed" means

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something

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half-baked idea

The meaning of "half-baked idea" is:

an idea that is very unlikely or unrealistic (more…)

What is the definition of "half-baked idea"?

The definition of "half-baked idea" is:

an idea that is very unlikely or unrealistic (more…)


"half-baked idea" means

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half-hearted

The meaning of "half-hearted" is:

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something

What is the definition of "half-hearted"?

The definition of "half-hearted" is:

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something


"half-hearted" means

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something

Example Sentences:

Jeanette gave a half-hearted effort on her presentation. I’d like her to do it again.

My best friend made a half-hearted attempt to help me move into my new apartment.

hammered

The meaning of "hammered" is:

extremely drunk

What is the definition of "hammered"?

The definition of "hammered" is:

extremely drunk


"hammered" means

extremely drunk

Example Sentence:

You can’t drive home, you’re hammered.

If you keep getting hammered before work, you’re going to get fired!

The College students were hammered during their late-night party.

Media:

hammered

hand in something

The meaning of "hand in something" is:

to submit something by hand

What is the definition of "hand in something"?

The definition of "hand in something" is:

to submit something by hand


"hand in something" means

Practice this idiom with the idioMeanings eBookto submit something by hand Continue reading “hand in something”

hand-me-down

The meaning of "hand-me-down" is:

a piece of clothing or other item passed from one person to another

What is the definition of "hand-me-down"?

The definition of "hand-me-down" is:

a piece of clothing or other item passed from one person to another


"hand-me-down" means

a piece of clothing or other item passed from one person to another

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hang in there

The meaning of "hang in there" is:

keep going! don’t give up! (more…)

What is the definition of "hang in there"?

The definition of "hang in there" is:

keep going! don’t give up! (more…)


"hang in there" means

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hang one’s head

The meaning of "hang one’s head" is:

to feel ashamed

What is the definition of "hang one’s head"?

The definition of "hang one’s head" is:

to feel ashamed


"hang one’s head" means

to feel ashamed

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hangry

hangry

The meaning of "hangry" is:

angry because one is hungry

What is the definition of "hangry"?

The definition of "hangry" is:

angry because one is hungry


"hangry" means

angry because one is hungry

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hangup

The meaning of "hangup" is:

an emotional problem

What is the definition of "hangup"?

The definition of "hangup" is:

an emotional problem


"hangup" means

an emotional problem

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hard times

The meaning of "hard times" is:

difficult situations in life

What is the definition of "hard times"?

The definition of "hard times" is:

difficult situations in life


"hard times" means

difficult situations in life

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hard up

The meaning of "hard up" is:

to not have enough money (more…)

What is the definition of "hard up"?

The definition of "hard up" is:

to not have enough money (more…)


"hard up" means

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have a ball

The meaning of "have a ball" is:

have a great time

What is the definition of "have a ball"?

The definition of "have a ball" is:

have a great time


"have a ball" means

have a great time

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have a bone to pick with someone

The meaning of "have a bone to pick with someone" is:

have a reason to be angry with a person (more…)

What is the definition of "have a bone to pick with someone"?

The definition of "have a bone to pick with someone" is:

have a reason to be angry with a person (more…)


"have a bone to pick with someone" means

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have a chip on one’s shoulder

The meaning of "have a chip on one’s shoulder" is:

when one has a very bad attitude because one feels wronged

What is the definition of "have a chip on one’s shoulder"?

The definition of "have a chip on one’s shoulder" is:

when one has a very bad attitude because one feels wronged


"have a chip on one’s shoulder" means

when one has a very bad attitude because one feels wronged

Example Sentences:

A: What’s wrong with our teacher? Why is she so mad?
B: She has a chip on her shoulder because all of her students were late today.

I have a chip on my shoulder because my neighbours kept me awake all night with a loud party!

Media:

have a chip on one's shoulder

have a cow

The meaning of "have a cow" is:

to lose control of your emotions

What is the definition of "have a cow"?

The definition of "have a cow" is:

to lose control of your emotions


"have a cow" means

to lose control of your emotions

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have a frog in one’s throat

The meaning of "have a frog in one’s throat" is:

to lose your voice and be unable to speak

What is the definition of "have a frog in one’s throat"?

The definition of "have a frog in one’s throat" is:

to lose your voice and be unable to speak


"have a frog in one’s throat" means

to lose your voice and be unable to speak

Continue reading “have a frog in one’s throat”

have a good head on one’s shoulders

The meaning of "have a good head on one’s shoulders" is:

sensible, intelligent, have common sense

What is the definition of "have a good head on one’s shoulders"?

The definition of "have a good head on one’s shoulders" is:

sensible, intelligent, have common sense


"have a good head on one’s shoulders" means

sensible, intelligent, have common sense

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have a green thumb

The meaning of "have a green thumb" is:

someone who is very good at gardening (more…)

What is the definition of "have a green thumb"?

The definition of "have a green thumb" is:

someone who is very good at gardening (more…)


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have a lot on one’s plate

The meaning of "have a lot on one’s plate" is:

to be very busy with many different activities

What is the definition of "have a lot on one’s plate"?

The definition of "have a lot on one’s plate" is:

to be very busy with many different activities


"have a lot on one’s plate" means

to be very busy with many different activities

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have a thing for someone

The meaning of "have a thing for someone" is:

to be attracted to someone

What is the definition of "have a thing for someone"?

The definition of "have a thing for someone" is:

to be attracted to someone


"have a thing for someone" means

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have an axe to grind

The meaning of "have an axe to grind" is:

to have a problem with something or someone

What is the definition of "have an axe to grind"?

The definition of "have an axe to grind" is:

to have a problem with something or someone


"have an axe to grind" means

to have a problem with something or someone

Example Sentences:

I have an axe to grind with my roommate because she’s always borrowing my clothes without asking!

The student had an axe to grind with his teacher, because he received a low mark on his presentation.

Media:

Axe to Grind idiom

have an itch

The meaning of "have an itch" is:

to have a strong desire to do something (more…)

What is the definition of "have an itch"?

The definition of "have an itch" is:

to have a strong desire to do something (more…)


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have big shoes to fill

The meaning of "have big shoes to fill" is:

to have to meet high expectations about something that came before

What is the definition of "have big shoes to fill"?

The definition of "have big shoes to fill" is:

to have to meet high expectations about something that came before


"have big shoes to fill" means

to have to meet high expectations about something that came before

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have butterflies

The meaning of "have butterflies" is:

to be very nervous about something (more…)

What is the definition of "have butterflies"?

The definition of "have butterflies" is:

to be very nervous about something (more…)


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have egg on one’s face

The meaning of "have egg on one’s face" is:

to be extremely embarrassed

What is the definition of "have egg on one’s face"?

The definition of "have egg on one’s face" is:

to be extremely embarrassed


"have egg on one’s face" means

to be extremely embarrassed

Example Sentences:

A: Happy Birthday!
B: My birthday was last month!
A: Oh. I really have egg on my face, don’t I?

The teacher had egg on her face when she forgot to give the students their final exam marks.

The nervous businessman hated having egg on his face, so he practiced his presentation many times.

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have goosebumps

The meaning of "have goosebumps" is:

to be very excited, cold or scared, and have spots on one’s skin (more…)

What is the definition of "have goosebumps"?

The definition of "have goosebumps" is:

to be very excited, cold or scared, and have spots on one’s skin (more…)


"have goosebumps" means

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have one’s head in the clouds

The meaning of "have one’s head in the clouds" is:

to be separate from reality, to dream

What is the definition of "have one’s head in the clouds"?

The definition of "have one’s head in the clouds" is:

to be separate from reality, to dream


"have one’s head in the clouds" means

to be separate from reality, to dream

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have one’s heart in one’s mouth

The meaning of "have one’s heart in one’s mouth" is:

to be very nervous or scared about something

What is the definition of "have one’s heart in one’s mouth"?

The definition of "have one’s heart in one’s mouth" is:

to be very nervous or scared about something


"have one’s heart in one’s mouth" means

to be very nervous or scared about something

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he who hesitates is lost

The meaning of "he who hesitates is lost" is:

if you delay, it could end in a disaster

What is the definition of "he who hesitates is lost"?

The definition of "he who hesitates is lost" is:

if you delay, it could end in a disaster


"he who hesitates is lost" means

if you delay, it could end in a disaster

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head for

The meaning of "head for" is:

go in the direction of

What is the definition of "head for"?

The definition of "head for" is:

go in the direction of


"head for" means

go in the direction of

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head somewhere

The meaning of "head somewhere" is:

go somewhere

What is the definition of "head somewhere"?

The definition of "head somewhere" is:

go somewhere


"head somewhere" means

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head start

The meaning of "head start" is:

an advantage

What is the definition of "head start"?

The definition of "head start" is:

an advantage


"head start" means

an advantage

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health is wealth

The meaning of "health is wealth" is:

being healthy is more important than being rich (more…)

What is the definition of "health is wealth"?

The definition of "health is wealth" is:

being healthy is more important than being rich (more…)


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hear through the grapevine

The meaning of "hear through the grapevine" is:

to hear a rumour

What is the definition of "hear through the grapevine"?

The definition of "hear through the grapevine" is:

to hear a rumour


"hear through the grapevine" means

to hear a rumour

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heart goes out to someone

The meaning of "heart goes out to someone" is:

to have sympathy for someone

What is the definition of "heart goes out to someone"?

The definition of "heart goes out to someone" is:

to have sympathy for someone


"heart goes out to someone" means

to have sympathy for someone

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heart is not in something

The meaning of "heart is not in something" is:

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something (more…)

What is the definition of "heart is not in something"?

The definition of "heart is not in something" is:

uninterested in something, unenthusiastic about something (more…)


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heart to heart

The meaning of "heart to heart" is:

a sincere or direct conversation

What is the definition of "heart to heart"?

The definition of "heart to heart" is:

a sincere or direct conversation


"heart to heart" means

a sincere or direct conversation

Example Sentences:

I’m worried that my son is using drugs. I’m going to have a heart to heart with him tonight.

We need to have a heart to heart about your new girlfriend. I think she is terrible!

heartbreaker

The meaning of "heartbreaker" is:

a very attractive person who doesn’t care about the feelings of those that they have relationships with

What is the definition of "heartbreaker"?

The definition of "heartbreaker" is:

a very attractive person who doesn’t care about the feelings of those that they have relationships with


"heartbreaker" means

a very attractive person who doesn’t care about the feelings of those that they have relationships with

Example Sentences:

A: Did you and Shelley break up?
B: Yeah.
A: Why?
B: She was a heartbreaker. She left me for a more attractive guy.
A: Oh. Sorry to hear that man.
B: Her new boyfriend is my brother.
A: Oh.

She may be beautiful, but she is a heartbreaker. I wouldn’t get into a relationship with her!

Media:

heartbreaker

heartsick

The meaning of "heartsick" is:

extreme sadness due to a death or the end of a relationship

What is the definition of "heartsick"?

The definition of "heartsick" is:

extreme sadness due to a death or the end of a relationship


"heartsick" means

extreme sadness due to a death or the end of a relationship

Example Sentences:

A: What’s wrong with Bobby? He looks heartsick.
B: Yeah, his mom died unexpectedly last night.

The 13 year-old boy was heartsick after being dumped by his first girlfriend.

Media:

heartsick idiom

hit home

The meaning of "hit home" is:

understood with a strong and personal effect

What is the definition of "hit home"?

The definition of "hit home" is:

understood with a strong and personal effect


"hit home" means

understood with a strong and personal effect

Example Sentences:

I was never worried about my health, but when my brother died from a heart attack, it really hit home. Now I exercise every day and eat right.

Mary’s car accident really hit home for her, and after that she decided she had to start driving more carefully in the future.

Media:

hit home idiom

hit it off

The meaning of "hit it off" is:

to have a great relationship with someone instantly (more…)

What is the definition of "hit it off"?

The definition of "hit it off" is:

to have a great relationship with someone instantly (more…)


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hit on someone

The meaning of "hit on someone" is:

to make a sexual comment to someone

What is the definition of "hit on someone"?

The definition of "hit on someone" is:

to make a sexual comment to someone


"hit on someone" means

to make a sexual comment to someone

Example Sentences:

That guy tried to hit on my girlfriend, so I punched him in the face.

If you keep hitting on my boyfriend, there is going to be trouble!

The beautiful woman had a terrible time at the nightclub because she was constantly hit on.

Media:

Big up

hit the books

The meaning of "hit the books" is:

to study (more…)

What is the definition of "hit the books"?

The definition of "hit the books" is:

to study (more…)


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hit the ceiling

The meaning of "hit the ceiling" is:

to be extremely angry (more…)

What is the definition of "hit the ceiling"?

The definition of "hit the ceiling" is:

to be extremely angry (more…)


"hit the ceiling" means

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hit the nail on the head

The meaning of "hit the nail on the head" is:

to say the exact right thing

What is the definition of "hit the nail on the head"?

The definition of "hit the nail on the head" is:

to say the exact right thing


"hit the nail on the head" means

to say the exact right thing

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hit the roof

The meaning of "hit the roof" is:

to be extremely angry

What is the definition of "hit the roof"?

The definition of "hit the roof" is:

to be extremely angry


"hit the roof" means

to be extremely angry

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hit the sack

The meaning of "hit the sack" is:

to go to bed (more…)

What is the definition of "hit the sack"?

The definition of "hit the sack" is:

to go to bed (more…)


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hit-and-miss

The meaning of "hit-and-miss" is:

something that is intermittently good and bad (more…)

What is the definition of "hit-and-miss"?

The definition of "hit-and-miss" is:

something that is intermittently good and bad (more…)


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hogwash

The meaning of "hogwash" is:

nonsense
(more…)

What is the definition of "hogwash"?

The definition of "hogwash" is:

nonsense
(more…)


"hogwash" means

nonsense
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hold a grudge

The meaning of "hold a grudge" is:

be unable to forgive someone for doing something wrong

What is the definition of "hold a grudge"?

The definition of "hold a grudge" is:

be unable to forgive someone for doing something wrong


"hold a grudge" means

be unable to forgive someone for doing something wrong

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hold one’s tongue

The meaning of "hold one’s tongue" is:

to try really hard to not say something (more…)

What is the definition of "hold one’s tongue"?

The definition of "hold one’s tongue" is:

to try really hard to not say something (more…)


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holy shit!

The meaning of "holy shit!" is:

wow! oh my god! I don’t believe it!

What is the definition of "holy shit!"?

The definition of "holy shit!" is:

wow! oh my god! I don’t believe it!


"holy shit!" means

wow! oh my god! I don’t believe it!

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homebody

The meaning of "homebody" is:

a person who prefers to stay at home

What is the definition of "homebody"?

The definition of "homebody" is:

a person who prefers to stay at home


"homebody" means

a person who prefers to stay at home

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homey

The meaning of "homey" is:

feels like home

What is the definition of "homey"?

The definition of "homey" is:

feels like home


"homey" means

feels like home

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HOPA

The meaning of "HOPA" is:

Hot Piece of Ass
(more…)

What is the definition of "HOPA"?

The definition of "HOPA" is:

Hot Piece of Ass
(more…)


"HOPA" means

Hot Piece of Ass
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hope springs eternal

The meaning of "hope springs eternal" is:

people always want to be optimistic (more…)

What is the definition of "hope springs eternal"?

The definition of "hope springs eternal" is:

people always want to be optimistic (more…)


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hot air

The meaning of "hot air" is:

meaningless talk to impress people (more…)

What is the definition of "hot air"?

The definition of "hot air" is:

meaningless talk to impress people (more…)


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hot mess

The meaning of "hot mess" is:

wild and disorganized, but still good

What is the definition of "hot mess"?

The definition of "hot mess" is:

wild and disorganized, but still good


"hot mess" means

wild and disorganized, but still good

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hotspot

The meaning of "hotspot" is:

a very popular new place

What is the definition of "hotspot"?

The definition of "hotspot" is:

a very popular new place


"hotspot" means

a very popular new place

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hottie

The meaning of "hottie" is:

a beautiful and sexy person (more…)

What is the definition of "hottie"?

The definition of "hottie" is:

a beautiful and sexy person (more…)


"hottie" means

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HPOA

The meaning of "HPOA" is:

Hot Piece of Ass

What is the definition of "HPOA"?

The definition of "HPOA" is:

Hot Piece of Ass


"HPOA" means

Hot Piece of Ass

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hush-hush

The meaning of "hush-hush" is:

very secret, confidential
(more…)

What is the definition of "hush-hush"?

The definition of "hush-hush" is:

very secret, confidential
(more…)


"hush-hush" means

very secret, confidential
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I’m good

The meaning of "I’m good" is:

I’m okay, no thank you

What is the definition of "I’m good"?

The definition of "I’m good" is:

I’m okay, no thank you


"I’m good" means

I’m okay, no thank you

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IAWTC

The meaning of "IAWTC" is:

I agree with this comment

What is the definition of "IAWTC"?

The definition of "IAWTC" is:

I agree with this comment


"IAWTC" means

I agree with this comment

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