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lightweight

noun

  • a person whose tolerance of alcohol or drugs is low.
    He's a lightweight. He only drank 2 beers.
                                                                      

    Citation from "Stone Dead", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                       

                            

                                                                

    Citation from "Mind Over Murder", Family Guy (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (1999) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 28 2011. Submitted by me from UK on May 21 1999.

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  • Californian/"Valley Girl" in origin, but unlike other Valley Girl slang, persists in usage to the present day.

    Last edited on Jan 18 2000. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

  • introduction to dramatic or emotionally-charged event.
    My dad was, like, "You get in here right now!"
    Cyrus got so scared he, like, pissed his pants.

    Last edited on Mar 10 2014. Submitted by Beyhan T. from Bethesda, MD, USA on Jan 31 2006.

  • or onomatopoeic sound.
    And when I started the car, the engine was, like, ggggrrreeeahhghhhh.

    Last edited on Jan 31 2006. Submitted by Beyhan T. from Bethesda, MD, USA on Jan 31 2006.

interjection

  • a pause word in speech.
    Like, we were, like, just hanging, you know?
    We went to the party, and she was like, all pissed and stuff.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Oh Louie / Tickets", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Halloween / Ellie", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Chapter 8", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2011. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

  • to say.
    He was like, "Why did you say that?''
    And I was, like, 'No way, dude!'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Halloween / Ellie", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Chapter 7", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                        

                                                 

                                                               

    Citation from "Blue Jeans", Born to Die (2012 album), Lana Del Rey blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 20 2013. Submitted by Amanda T. from PA, USA on May 01 2004.

  • a pause word in speech that is near - but not to be confused with - one of the traditional meanings of the word, which is "similar to". (In the citations below, the person is asking if someone is something, not similar to something.)
                                                                                     

    Citation from "Party Down Company Picnic", Party Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Francine's Flashback", American Dad (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2005) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 03 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 03 2011.

verb - transitive

  • to believe that a suspect has likely committed a particular crime being investigated. Police slang.
                                                    

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 01 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 01 2011.

  • to be romantically interested in.
                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Chitty Chitty Death Bang", Family Guy (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (1999) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 16 2011.

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like 10 motherfuckers

  • This phrase got passed around Fort Knox by G.I.s and slowly over-used in the surrounding towns and counties. It is used as a lazy way of upgrading the status of a procedure or a description of something.
    I gotta pee like ten motherfuckers!
    That dude is smart like ten motherfuckers.
    I just worked like ten motherfuckers.
    It's hot like ten motherfuckers out here.

    Last edited on Sep 13 2002. Submitted by Tim G. from KY, USA on Sep 13 2002.

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like a banshee

  • intensifier.
    I was running like a banshee.
    She was screaming like a banshee. I had to cover her mouth so no one would hear us.

    Last edited on Apr 24 2013. Submitted by Danny from Portola Valley, CA, USA on Mar 12 2003.

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like a bastard

adverb

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like a bomb hit it

  • disorderly.
    This room looks like a bomb hit it.

    Last edited on Dec 06 2002. Submitted by Anthony from Hazlet, NJ, USA on Dec 06 2002.

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like a dog with two dicks

adjective

  • happy, as a dog would be if it found it had an extra penis.
    He was like a dog with two dicks.
    • See more words with the same meaning: happy.

    Last edited on Aug 21 1997. Submitted by Andy from Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead, UK on Aug 21 1997.

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