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B

booster

adjective

  • Used to indicate that something has to be done fast, immediately. Origin: used by Navy carrier crew, I believe in order to shorten radio transmissions.
    Bring me a burger, booster.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Jose from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on Oct 20 1999.

noun

  • Someone that steals, almost professionally. Usually clothes.
    I know this booster, she can get you clothes for cheap.

    Last edited on Sep 06 2010. Submitted by Tiffany W. from Hartford, CT, USA on Mar 26 2002.

  • Verb (Boosting)-Stealing
    My cousin goes to the mall and boosts outfits.

    Last edited on Mar 26 2002. Submitted by Tiffany W. from Hartford, CT, USA on Mar 26 2002.

  • a person who goes to different stores, steals a variety of items (but typically it is clothes, purses, etc.) then proceeds to sell the items at extremely low cost out of their car or their house.

    Last edited on Sep 06 2010. Submitted by Pat R. on Aug 19 2005.

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carry

  • being carried is a type of sarcasm. For example, if you continue to talk, and someone noticeably and purposely ignores you to make you look stupid, you were carried. Origin: Northern Virginia, DC Area.
    He carried you.

    Last edited on Oct 20 1999. Submitted by Tia W. from Charlottesville, VA, USA on Oct 20 1999.

  • to play, clown.

    Last edited on Mar 30 2004. Submitted by jgarofalo on Mar 30 2004.

  • handle, act.
    Why you got to carry it like that? Don't be so angry.
    Why you carry things so jealous when your girl goes to the club?

    Last edited on Dec 07 2004. Submitted by James E. from Richmond, VA, USA on Dec 07 2004.

verb - ambitransitive

  • to be in possession of illegal drugs.
    Hey man, you carrying tonight?
    What you carrying tonight?

    Last edited on Apr 07 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to insult.
    I tried to pick up that girl but she carried me.
    She carried the mess out of him.

    Last edited on Jul 29 2011. Submitted by Asia W. from Washington, DC, USA on Feb 01 2003.

  • to embarrass or humiliate, to lower dignity of.
    He got carried in front of everyone.

    Last edited on Nov 03 2004. Submitted by Teri B. from Suitland-Silver Hill, MD, USA on Nov 03 2004.

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D

dasn't

  • "dare not." Used by Samuel Clemens.
    I dasn't do what you say to do.

    Last edited on Oct 20 1999. Submitted by Tony E. from Dayton, OH, USA on Oct 20 1999.

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der

interjection

  • interjection, generally expressing one's own stupidity or pointing out the stupidity of another. See also: duh, doh.
    Der! I already have this CD and I just bought another copy!

    Last edited on Sep 06 2010. Submitted by Aimee B. from NJ, USA on Feb 11 1999.

  • no kidding; obviously (see also duh).
    The ski is blue... der.

    Last edited on Sep 06 2010. Submitted by ross from CT, USA on Oct 20 1999.

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get the net

verb

  • Origin speculation: stems from net it out, or bottom line, refers to someone who doesn't understand what's happening. Also, pure speculation: as a pun, refers to the loony bin net that ought to be used on this person.
    Doris just doesn't get the net.
                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from Wayne's World (1992 film) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 17 2012. Submitted by Michael W. from Portland, OR, USA on Oct 20 1999.

  • to tell someone they are out of the loop and need to get information.
    That was so five minutes ago. Get the net!

    Last edited on Jul 26 2010. Submitted by Stephen F. from Jacksonville, FL, USA on Jul 26 2006.

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