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gee-dunk

noun

  • What is referred to as junk food in the Navy and US Marine Corps.
    The sailors love to buy gee-dunk at the shopette.

    Last edited on Jul 12 2005. Submitted by G. M. from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Jul 12 2005.

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grunt

  • a person with little or no authority in some organization; UNDERLING, SUBORDINATE.

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

noun

  • An infantryman. Aptly name so, due to an infantryman's willingness to accept the situation or orders regardless. The infantryman grunts his acknowledgment and carries and/or follow the orders. Both US Army and US Marine.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by G. M. from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Jul 12 2005.

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leatherneck

noun

  • A US Marines. Derived from the original leather protective strap worn on Marines' necks when serving on board ships in the early years of the Corps, to protect their necks from sword blows.

    Last edited on Jul 12 2005. Submitted by G. M. from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Jul 12 2005.

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roach coach

  • A modified van of sorts, serving food to construction/office areas, mainly during lunch hours. Food served depends on the owner/operator, but is heavy in grease(fat/oil) of some sorts.
    Are you getting lunch at the roach coach?

    Last edited on Jan 24 2002. Submitted by Abhijit M. from Mountain View, CA, USA on Jan 24 2002.

noun

  • A nickname for civilian commercial vendors who are allowed to drive on base and vend from their motorized vending vehicles that are pick-up truck styled with a food vending attachment added to the bed with two sides that open up to display a refrigerated area for beverages, shelving for snacks or food items and hot beverages from the rear.
    Tom has a line of credit with the roach-coach vendor.

    Last edited on Jul 12 2005. Submitted by G. M. from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Jul 12 2005.

  • vendors cars/trailers that sell sandwiches, hot dogs, etc.
    Dude, where is the Roach Coach today?

    Last edited on May 16 2006. Submitted by Omar R. from Austin, TX, USA on May 16 2006.

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tango uniform

  • dead - tits up. Etymology: "tango" is radio dispatcher code for the letter T, and "uniform" is radio dispatcher code for the letter "U."
    Tango uniform, man!

    Last edited on Jul 12 2005. Submitted by Larry K. from Lawrence, KS, USA on Jul 12 2005.

adjective

  • out of service, broken, useless, inoperative. From "tits up".
    My car is Tango Uniform.
    Man, the photocopier is Tango Uniform again!
    • See more words with the same meaning: broken.

    Last edited on Mar 09 2011. Submitted by Coyote on Apr 05 2002.

  • on one's back, passed out or sleeping.
    He got hammered last night and he's still tango uniform.

    Last edited on Mar 09 2011. Submitted by Coyote on Apr 05 2002.

  • tits up. A (primarily military) phrase to describe something that is dead or out-of-commission, likely using the image of a dead rat or possum lifelessly floating on its back. Origin: "tango" is the NATO Phonetic Alpha for the letter T, and "uniform" is the NATO Phonetic Alpha for the letter "U."
    My computer went Tango Uniform yesterday.

    Last edited on Apr 02 2004. Submitted by m. r. from San Antonio, TX, USA on Apr 02 2004.

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tits up

  • Dead, implies natural causes.
    He was pretty cool before he went tits up.

    Last edited on Apr 20 2002. Submitted by Brad W. from Portland, OR, USA on Apr 20 2002.

  • To be broken, not working. (If your dog is on its back dead, her tits would be pointing up.)
    My car is tits up.

    Last edited on Jun 28 2011. Submitted by Matt R. from Bloomington, IL, USA on Aug 27 2002.

  • in reference to something that is broken or no longer functioning. Generally used in the presence of others who use similar language.
    I'd be here sooner, but my car's tits up again.

    Last edited on May 23 2003. Submitted by D. W. from Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS, USA on May 23 2003.

  • gone wrong.
    It's all gone a bit tits up.

    Last edited on Jun 28 2011. Submitted by Andi S. from England, AR, USA on Jun 02 2003.

  • Dead. Refers to laid out face up.
    The radio is tits up.

    Last edited on Jul 12 2005. Submitted by Larry K. from Lawrence, KS, USA on Jul 12 2005.

adjective

  • dead, defunct, out of order
    The big corporate scandals started when Enron and Worldcom went tits-up.

    Last edited on Apr 05 2004. Submitted by Evan R. from Wheaton, IL, USA on Apr 05 2004.

  • extremely good, excellent.
    Wow, that race was tits up!

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

  • Refers to a business going bankrupt. On a farm when an animal dies it bloats causing the legs to go up which in turn means the tits are pointing up.

    Last edited on Jul 23 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 23 2012.

adverb

  • badly.
    Our plan didn't work. It all went tits up.

    Last edited on May 31 2004. Submitted by Matthew R. from Blackpool, United Kingdom on May 31 2004.

  • This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    To take a nap or go to sleep. I'm awfully tired, I think I'm going tits up. I went tits up at about 9:00pm last night.

    Last edited on Aug 29 2011. Submitted by Pat Sullivan from Kansas City, MO, USA on Aug 29 2011.

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weak sauce

  • A condition when someone is extremely not fun. Condition occurs as a result of being passed out or not wanting to go out or have people at his place.
    Tom is weak sauce.

    Last edited on Dec 10 2001. Submitted by Matt C. from Darien, IL, USA on Dec 10 2001.

  • 1. not cool. 2. mediocre, sub-par.
    1. "This party is weak sauce."
    2. "That was a weak sauce effort.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Louis T. from Chicago, IL, USA on May 13 2002.

  • Lacking; not worth one's time or effort.
    This cafe is weak sauce, let's get out of here.

    Last edited on Feb 20 2003. Submitted by Max G. from Martinez, CA, USA on Feb 20 2003.

  • something unpleasant.
    This class is weak-sauce.
    That is a weak-sauce haircut.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Ian J. on Apr 14 2005.

  • wimpy or half ass
    Man you are such a weak sauce.
    That drive was such a weak sauce play.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Kapil K. from San Francisco, CA, USA on Jul 12 2005.

adjective

  • a disappointing noun.
    The Lakers are weak sauce this season.

    Last edited on Sep 21 2004. Submitted by Austin c. from Isla Vista, California, USA on Sep 21 2004.

  • a disappointing situation.
    Hey Bob, can you come chill with us?" "No, sorry man. My car broke down and I ended up in Jail." "Oh, weak sauce.

    Last edited on Sep 21 2004. Submitted by Austin c. from Isla Vista, California, USA on Sep 21 2004.

noun

  • an item which is inadequate or disappointing
    This particle board furniture is weak sauce.

    Last edited on Oct 12 2004. Submitted by Lafe W. from Whitewater, Colorado 81527, USA on Oct 12 2004.

  • a poor effort
    Come on, that was weak sauce!

    Last edited on Oct 12 2004. Submitted by Lafe W. from Whitewater, Colorado 81527, USA on Oct 12 2004.

  • Someone who is incompetent.
    You drink liquor well, but I can't because I'm a weak sauce.

    Last edited on Sep 30 2005. Submitted by Chris H. from Los Angeles, CA, USA on Sep 30 2005.

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