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break out a can of woop ass

verb

  • to beat a person; "kick (one's) ass".
    It's time to break out a can of woop ass on this guy.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Phil B. from Madison, WI, USA on Oct 27 1999.

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gaff

noun

  • a place of residence. British slang common in London and points east, with an underworld flavor.
    Come 'round my gaff after the pub shuts.

    Last edited on May 14 2011. Submitted by Joshua R. from Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK on Oct 27 1999.

verb - transitive

  • to steal. Possibly a variant or mis-hearing of gaffle.
    Some burglars gaffed my wallet.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2010. Submitted by Audrey M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA on Jan 22 1999.

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have the onions

verb

  • to be courageous or resourceful enough for the task or matter in hand.
    Do you have the onions to do this?

    Last edited on May 28 2014. Submitted by Joshua R. from Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK on Oct 27 1999.

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lemming

noun

  • a person who blindly follows others.
    Oh look, there go some lemmings.

    Last edited on Mar 23 2010. Submitted by Leigh W. from Castleton, VT, USA on Oct 27 1999.

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porkies

  • Lies. Another Cockney rhyming slang, but almost completely detached from its origin Lies = Pork Pies = Porkies. For some reason seldom used in the singular.
    You've been telling porkies again.

    Last edited on Oct 27 1999. Submitted by Joshua R. from Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK on Oct 27 1999.

  • lies. Rhyming slang: "porkie pies" - "lies".

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Paul G. on Aug 22 2005.

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posse

  • a group of people.
    There was a posse at dinner tonight.
    • See more words with the same meaning: a group.

    Last edited on Oct 27 1999. Submitted by Jiggers Moore from South Carolina, USA on Oct 27 1999.

  • a group of friends who regularly hang out together.
    Where's the posse at?

    Last edited on Dec 27 1999. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 27 1999.

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