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po folk

  • the police or the "po-po" originated from Harlem.
    Look out the are coming.

    Last edited on Feb 12 2000. Submitted by Bryan from Naples, FL, USA on Feb 12 2000.

noun

  • pronunciation of "poor folk". More common in the Southern United States.
    Us po' folk never get 'nough to eat."

    Last edited on Mar 08 2011. Submitted by TimeTravellingGeezer from Fort Collins, CO, USA on Mar 07 2011.

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pogey

noun - uncountable

  • Unemployment insurance. Different from welfare, which has nothing to do with your previous employment status.
    He's on the pogey.
    • See more words with the same meaning: welfare.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Dan M. from Saskatoon, SK, Canada on Aug 20 2002.

  • welfare, "social assistance." That is, money received from the state due to low income.
    • See more words with the same meaning: welfare.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Joyce Baker from Canada on Jan 01 2003.

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Poindexter

noun

  • a really smart person.
    I'm going to copy off of that Poindexter sitting over there. He answers every question correctly during discussions.

    Last edited on Feb 15 1999. Submitted by Leah A. from Ohio University, USA on Feb 15 1999.

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point

interjection

  • a word to say when someone says something stupid/untrue.

    Last edited on Feb 26 2014. Submitted by Chuck S. on Feb 26 2014.

noun

  • a hypodermic needle, or anything similar.
    Loan me your point, so I can shoot up this shit.

    Last edited on Jan 07 2016. Submitted by Chuck S. on Feb 25 2014.

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point guard

  • A desirable, short female.
    Tiffany would be my starting point guard.

    Last edited on Nov 07 2002. Submitted by Brian T. from Washington, DC, USA on Nov 07 2002.

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point of no return

  • the point at which a plan must be carried out in full.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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point Percy at the porcelain

verb

  • Australian slang for male urinating. Possibly from "The Adventure of Barry McKenzie" cartoon strip published in the UK Private Eye magazine 1960s.
    Just nipping out to point Percy at the porcelain.

    Last edited on Jul 09 2012. Submitted by Leigh S. from Longnewton, Stockton-on-Tees, UK on Nov 14 1999.

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pointy-haired

adjective

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pointy-haired boss

noun

  • a boss who is not knowledgeable about technical matters. From Dilbert's boss in the Dilbert comic strip.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 11 2011.

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