On the hook

Breast enhancement by plastic surgery. I’ve just made a classic booboo”. A tight, strapless top worn by females that is a basic tube of material. Can be used singularly, as boob. A dance, usually to pop music. Teen and adolescence vernacular, derived from the first choice of words offered on a mobile phone cellphone when texting the word cool with predictive text. A form of verbal appreciation, sounding more like boo!. Originally from the Black UK garage scene? Rural areas, the countryside.

Victorian London

See Afrikaans “skollie” meaning “smeerlap, straatboef” found in South Dutch as “schoelje” “arme drommel” which is still used today in Dutch, found it in my Kramer meaning “fripouille” in French, so “scoundrel” maybe from French “escouillon” see English scullion — cook’s boy — also from French. Interesting, Greeks in CT understand the term to be Greek. The pronunciation is closer to Greek skolios than to Dutch schoelje which would correspond to an Afrikaans form of “skoelie” which not used.

It might have started out as Dutch schoelje and was then reinterpreted by Greek immigrants with the pronunciation being affected. It is simply a misspelling of the Cockney rhyming slang for “mate” – china plate. This word comes from Zulu, not Afrikaans.

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Appendix:Australian English military slang

The terms provided here are all documented as being in common use in base ball in the era we portray — the late s through the s. See Run Amateur Players: In the modern game an appeal is a claim of violation of the rules made by the defense. Slang terms for bat. The most common 19th century term was the bat. The term willow is an anachronism for our era, as it emerged as a term for bat only in the s.

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Being the 2ic, Tech. After fives – Refers to the plain black spit polished dress shoe worn by soldiers either with their pollies or after dinner to give their feet a rest from their boots. Rarely heard these days. A Jay – Army Jerk. A derogatory term often used by civilians, RAAF and Navy personnel in reference to soldiers in townships with large concentrations of soldiers particularly Darwin and Townsville. Also often used by soldiers in reference to other soldiers behaving badly in public, for example “He was being a real AJ” or “They were acting like a bunch of real AJ’s and giving the rest of us a bad name”.

As in ‘this was written by an A. Like many derogatory terms, AJ has been “taken back” by the AJs. In other words it’s OK for us to say it, but you might get a slap if you say it, depending on tone and location. J fade-away from the boozer”.

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I remembered that you was sentenced to six months on it; and I’d calkilated days and weeks right enough. Wot news since I see you last? You know that Cranky Jem is nabbed. He and the Resurrection Man did a pannie 3 up Soho way. They got off safe with the swag; and the Resurrection Man went on to the Mint. Jem took to the Old House in Chick Lane 4 and let me in for my reglars 5.

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Prison Slang Glossary All Day: A life sentence All Day and a Night: Life without parole Back Door Parole: To die in prison Bats: The opening in the cell door where food is delivered. Body Bag Filler; usually a very ill prisoner. A small package containing tobacco or drugs Blues: Brand new prison clothes Boneyard visit: Conjugal visit without kids Brake Fluid: The state-issued work boots that inmates wear.

People who work in the kitchen Bucky or Celly: Working out on the exercise bars with water, sandbags, and calisthenics Bug: A one-year sentence Burpee: An exercise involving a squat, a pushup and leg lifts Cadillac:

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Flop – To sleep or a place to sleep. To prone the body. Flop house 1 – A cheap lodging house or any hobo hotel. Flop house 2 – American slang for a cheap lodging house, especially one used by tramps.

On the hook definition, a curved or angular piece of metal or other hard substance for catching, pulling, holding, or suspending something. See more.

However, what happens when parents have no clue what their teenager just said? Many slang terms are relatively harmless in and of themselves, but certain terms should instantly put up red flags for parents. Unfortunately, some slang is specifically designed to keep parents in the dark. It gives them a sense of independence and individuality. Some of the more harmless and funny expressions include terms such as: Highly aware of social issues. Many warning expressions involve dating or interest in new relationships.

Some of these terms also reveal that your teen is experiencing some type of emotional turmoil or stress within their friendships or lifestyle. Warning Flags As a parent, you are rightfully concerned or suspicious when your teenager becomes secretive. In dangerous or high-risk situations, slang can become a good hiding place for your teen. When terms such as these appear in hushed conversations with friends or on their phone, be alert to oncoming danger for your child. Some of these dangerous terms even appeared in a special news report for CNN.

Show your desire to understand and communicate. If all else fails, consult trusted sources or even slang dictionaries such as Urban Dictionary where many modern slang terms appear.

A dictionary of slang

Don’t just stand there – use your loaf. Head fellatio She likes to give blood. Thanks to Joe Lovick for the slang and the references] Hill The store is up the jack.

Golf slang is a colorful part of the game, and golf slang terms can be universally used or be specific to a very small region. Small groups of golfers might even develop their own terms, unique to their rounds.

Slang is often to be found in areas of the lexicon that refer to things considered taboo see euphemism. It is often used to identify with one’s peers and, although it may be common among young people, it is used by people of all ages and social groups. Collins English Dictionary 3rd edition defines slang as “Vocabulary, idiom etc that is not appropriate to the standard form of a language or to formal contexts, may be restricted as to social status or distribution, and is characteristically more metaphorical and transitory than standard language”.

Slang, more than any other language, remains spoken and resists being recorded on paper or for that matter any other medium. By the time slang has been written down, it has been in use some time and has, in some cases, become almost mainstream. The Caveat contained stories of vagabond life, a description of their society and techniques, a taxonomy of rogues, and a short canting dictionary which was later reproduced in other works.

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To act obsequiously, to be a sycophant. A lazy or childlike corruption of the word little. To act like a sycophant. To fawn, to be obsequious.

What new slang was introduced during the 70s that you can think of? This is a list of all the words that were in popular usage during the 70s.

How many of these 17 definitions of hook do you know? Did you understand all 5? You can check your answers below the numbers below correspond with the footnotes above. Here are the 16 most common ways to use hook in English! Hook — Curved Metal to Catch Fish n, vb The most literal definition of the word hook as a noun is the curved piece of metal used to catch and hold onto fish or other items i. All other meanings derive from this powerful image.

See picture up top! This is used only in informal situations. This is used only in informal situations: The Hook Up n on the other hand is a contact or access somebody has who can get you something special often used for hard to get or even illegal services or items. This is obviously a classic example, as modern day phones eliminate the literal application of this adjective.

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