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diva up

expression

  • The feminine version of cowboy up when a woman needs to be tougher, smarter, at the top of her game, to shine in all aspects. Girl you need to Diva Up you have to kill them in that presentation today. It's time to get over it just Diva Up and keep moving.

    Last edited on Nov 16 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Nov 16 2015.

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dive

noun

  • a decrepit food and/or drink serving establishment, such as a bar, coffee shop, or restaurant.
    I'll never set my foot in that dive again. I almost threw up when I saw the kitchen.

    Last edited on Aug 19 2012. Submitted by Ivan from Croatia on Aug 01 2005.

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divo

  • a male diva.

    Last edited on Apr 04 2007. Submitted by Esy on Apr 04 2007.

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divvy up

verb

  • to separate something into multiple portions, usually for separate people.

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

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Dixie wrecked

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DIY

  • acronym for "Do It Yourself." The term was originally used to refer to repair and remodeling tasks around the home that one could do one's self, rather than hiring a professional. The term is currently used far more broadly, referring to nearly anything one can do one's self, rather than hiring a professional or buying a pre-built object.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

    Citation from "D.I.Y. beauty is easy and natural", Contra Costa Times, Jessica Yadegaran, 07/22/2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 27 2009.

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dizam

  • to calm down. Pronounced "dee-zam".
    Would you dizam?
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Nov 14 2015. Submitted by Neiko from Kitchener, ON, Canada on Mar 02 2003.

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dizzle

  • an alternative of saying the friend version of dog.
    He's my "dizzle."

    Last edited on Aug 07 2004. Submitted by Tony L. on Aug 07 2004.

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DL

  • DL is short for down-low, which basically means to keep things under-wraps, to keep a secret or lay low.
    I'll tell you this, but, you gotta promise to keep it on the DL.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by kait from Connecticut, USA on May 19 1999.

  • D.L. means down low. it means that something is not known to all. if you keep something on the D.L... you don't share it with others.
    I don't want my Dad to find out, so keep it on the D.L.
    She like me but keep that on the DL.

    Last edited on Apr 22 2013. Submitted by Ronda from Charlottesville, VA, USA on Nov 22 1999.

  • "down low". Phrase made famous by R. Kelly in Song title 'Down Low' Definition: secret, keep the information quiet.
    I won the lotto but keep it on the d.l.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Ms M. from Brentwood, CA, USA on Dec 13 1999.

  • to be secretive, not letting anyone know what one is up to.
    He wants to keep his business on the dl/downlow.

    Last edited on Jan 17 2000. Submitted by Chclate1 from Nashville, TN, USA on Jan 17 2000.

  • down low; to keep quiet or not tell.
    Keep it on the DL.

    Last edited on May 17 2002. Submitted by Natalie L. from Thousand Oaks, CA, USA on May 17 2002.

  • to keep something on the Down Low, to keep information quiet.
    Keep it on the DL.

    Last edited on Jul 17 2002. Submitted by Ed on Jul 17 2002.

  • on the "down low."
    Let's keep this on the DL" (so the parents won't find out).

    Last edited on Mar 29 2003. Submitted by Larry F. on Mar 29 2003.

verb - ambitransitive

  • acronym for "download". To retrieve data (computer programs, images, etc.) from another computer. Contrast with UL.
    We need to DL a backup of the database tonight.

    Last edited on Dec 07 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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