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put the screws on

verb

  • to force a desired action using threats or intimidation.

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

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putty in (one's) hands

noun - uncountable

  • someone easy to manipulate.
                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                           

                        

    Citation from "Reconstructing Alice", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 02 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 02 2011.

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put up

verb

  • to show. 2. to put in jeopardy (related to the old phrase "put it all on the table").
    Go head son, put your dough up.

    Last edited on Feb 13 2002. Submitted by P from MD, USA on Feb 13 2002.

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put up or shut up.

interjection

  • stop talking and act.
    You keep saying you're gonna quit your job and find something better. Put up or shut up, man.

    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 14 2009.

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put your feet on my rug

verb

  • to have sex or engage in other sexual activities. Audio example may be heard in the song of the same name by Nelly.
    You really wanna put your feet on my rug, don't you?

    Last edited on Apr 20 2013. Submitted by Wendi L. from Houston, TX, USA on May 20 2003.

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putz

noun

  • an unintelligent person, a jerk (mean person,) or a penis. From the Yiddish "puts".
                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from Philly News blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 05 2011. Submitted by bob e. from San Diego, CA, USA on Oct 31 1998.

  • an unintelligent person.
    He is such a putz.

    Last edited on Dec 05 2011. Submitted by Allison T. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 19 1999.

verb - intransitive

  • "putz around": to act idly.
    We're just putzing around with the stereo.
    I'm putzing around the house doing weekly cleaning.

    Last edited on May 14 2013. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

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