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get a wild hair

noun

  • The correct spelling is "wild hair." A wild hair is a phenomenon found around horses. A hair from the horse's tail may fall into the water trough. Sometimes fungus or mold on the hair will make the hair wriggle through the water as if it were alive.

    Last edited on May 08 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on May 08 2015.

verb

  • to get a wild impulse.
    I couldn't sleep, I got a wild hair.

    Last edited on Jan 03 2012. Submitted by Rick S. from New York, NY, USA on Feb 24 2000.

  • Common misspelling of "get a wild hare". (The "hare" being a wild, rabbit-like animal.)

    Last edited on May 11 2013. Submitted by Rick S. from New York, NY, USA on Jan 03 2012.

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get a word in edgeways

verb

  • to have an opportunity to speak. Usually used in the negative.

    Last edited on Sep 09 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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get back in the game

verb

  • to perform some activity that one hasn't performed in an extended period of time.
                                                                                          

    Citation from "Church boasts career advice success", Darrell Smith, The Sacramento Bee, 12 August 2013 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 02 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 02 2013.

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get behind

verb - transitive

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get bent

interjection

verb - intransitive

  • to become angry. Short for "get bent out of shape."
    She got bent when she saw what was really going on!

    Last edited on Mar 15 2000. Submitted by P. F. from New Orleans, LA, USA on Mar 15 2000.

  • to be taken advantage of, be in a bad situation, or fail miserably. Used in the past tense.
    Speaker: How did you do on that exam?

    Response: I got bent.

    Last edited on Oct 29 2002. Submitted by Jon from Canada on Oct 29 2002.

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get bitch-slapped

verb

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get brain

verb

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