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spondulics

  • a term for money, among gangsters and jazzy people, from the first half of the 20th century. I was reminded of it when James Whitmore (a private dick) used it in the movie "Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone" (1951).

    Last edited on Jun 15 2004. Submitted by Nancy R. from Madison, WI 53705, USA on Jun 15 2004.

  • Could this word have originated from the south american chimu people of chamor Peru who valued above Gold and Silver the spondylus shell

    Last edited on Mar 08 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 08 2014.

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sponge

noun

  • a person who remembers (absorbs) information well.
                                                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    A person who always finds an excuse for not being able to pay for anything.

    Last edited on Aug 16 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 19 2011.

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sponged

adjective

  • thirsty.
    I'm sponged! Let's go get a drink.
    • See more words with the same meaning: thirsty.

    Last edited on Sep 17 1997. Submitted by Amy from Brea, CA, USA on Sep 17 1997.

verb

  • to want something to drink.
    I'm sponging for some water.
    • See more words with the same meaning: thirsty.

    Last edited on Sep 17 1997. Submitted by Amy from Brea, CA, USA on Sep 17 1997.

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spook

noun

  • a spy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "NSA director finally greets Defcon hackers", CNET, Elinor Mills, July 27 2012 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 28 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to scare.
                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "A Neuroscientist Uncovers A Dark Secret", NPR, Barbara Bradley Hagerty, June 29, 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 30 2010.

  • to startle an animal.
    He spooked the horses.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 30 2010.

  • to make a person wary.
                                                                                       

                      

                                                                           

    Citation from "Bill And Gary's Excellent Adventure", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 22 2013.

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spoon

  • I'm from England and Spooning is when a person male or female get down on a partners genitals front or rear and with their tongue lick them out pleasurably to ecstasy.
    Tonguing out a females genitals.

    Last edited on Dec 10 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 10 2014.

  • Everything is not about sex.....slang "to spoon", simply means to kiss.

    Last edited on Jan 22 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 22 2015.

noun

  • derogatory term for a group of people one doesn't like.
    We call them "spoons" because you can't trust them with a knife of a fork.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Apr 11 2013. Submitted by sandi from IL, USA on Mar 04 1998.

verb - ambitransitive

  • to lie against another person, facing the same direction, with participants on their sides. (Frequently the male is behind the female.) Etymology: the two (or more) people fit together like spoons.
    Kenneth and Will spoon together every night.
    Do you want to go out to a movie or just rent one and spoon?
                                                                                                              

    Citation from "A.T. the Abusive Terrestrial", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 12 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Apr 11 2013. Submitted by Marisa B. from Chapel Hill, NC, USA on Mar 04 2002.

  • "The big spoon" is the person in back.

    "The little spoon" is the person in front.

    Last edited on Apr 11 2013. Submitted by Kathie L. on Feb 09 2006.

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spoon, the

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