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dekko

noun

  • a look. Origin: from Hindi, brought to southeast England by the British army returning from India. The word has been used outside its mother language for at least 50 years.
    Let's have a dekko.

    Last edited on Apr 06 2013. Submitted by Mark Ostrowski from Mongolia on Jun 05 1997.

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delete (one's self)

verb

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deli

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delicate

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deliverable

noun

  • a unit of promised work.
    Are you still on schedule regarding your deliverables?

    Last edited on Oct 14 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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Deliveranceville

  • a generic disparaging term for any remote, unsophisticated, backwoods town or region. Generally used when a person is passing through a unknown town of that perceived quality. Origin: From the 1971 Burt Reynolds movie "Deliverance."
    This town has no mall?! Welcome to freakin' Deliveranceville!
    North of Portland, the state of Maine is pretty much Deliveranceville.
    You're moving to a small town in Alabama? That's practically Deliveranceville!

    Last edited on Jun 07 2013. Submitted by Thomas L. from Winthrop, MA, USA on Dec 08 1998.

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deliver the big salad

  • to attempt to take individual credit for a group gift. Origin: From the Seinfeld TV program.
    She insisted on carrying the gift to the party - she wanted to deliver the big salad.

    Last edited on Aug 22 2013. Submitted by Mark from Charlotte, N Carolina, USA on Aug 21 2003.

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demo

noun

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