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sell the Buick

verb

  • to vomit.
    The thought of doing Chelsea makes me want to sell the Buick.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to vomit.

    Last edited on Feb 09 1998. Submitted by Brian Walkup from Rocket Center, WV, USA on Feb 09 1998.

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sell wolf tickets

verb

  • to not tell the truth. Origin: the boy who cried wolf.
    You're selling wolf tickets.

    Last edited on Mar 15 2011. Submitted by Sam from San Francisco, CA, USA on Sep 21 1998.

  • Term was used in N.Y.C. in the Seventies. It means "Talking TOUGH!" Trying to intimidate through the use of words.
    He walked into our office and started selling wolf tickets.

    Last edited on Apr 16 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 15 2011.

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semi

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semi-fresh

adjective

  • quality of having inner understanding and self-respect for one's own clothing style. Usually characterized by sub-formal wear such as a suit coat and a t-shirt with blue jeans and non-dress shoes.
    Chad is looking rather semi-fresh today; he must have achieved his inner style understanding.

    Last edited on Feb 23 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 23 2011.

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senate

  • Usually refers to a dominant female in a relationship.
    He can't go out with us tonight, the Senate wouldn't let it pass.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on May 01 2013. Submitted by DiMossi from Sarasota, FL, USA on Mar 15 2000.

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send a fax

verb

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senior moment

noun

  • Lapse of memory, loss of communication thread, or "could you repeat that, I wasn't or couldn't give you my full attention."
    Sorry. I just had a senior moment.

    Last edited on Aug 06 2010. Submitted by T P. from Sequim, WA, USA on Dec 03 2001.

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Seppo

noun

  • a "Yank", i.e. a person from the USA. Australian rhyming slang: from "septic tank" rhyming with "Yank".
    Those bloody Seppos and their stupid baseball caps...
    Hey what did those Seppos just say? Shit, I never can understand them.

    Last edited on May 31 2013. Submitted by Kaurpin from Australia on Oct 07 1998.

  • According to the American Dictionary of Slang (1967) a 1951 definition for "Seppo" is a person who is legally separated from their spouse.

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    Last edited on Mar 24 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 16 2013.

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