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I

in check

adjective

  • excessively under control.
    Dang, your boyfriend has you in check!

    Last edited on Jan 01 2011. Submitted by Jacki P. from Honolulu, HI, USA on Jan 09 2003.

  • under control, in a reasonable way.
                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 01 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 01 2011.

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L

like

  • Californian/"Valley Girl" in origin, but unlike other Valley Girl slang, persists in usage to the present day.

    Last edited on Jan 18 2000. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

  • introduction to dramatic or emotionally-charged event.
    My dad was, like, "You get in here right now!"
    Cyrus got so scared he, like, pissed his pants.

    Last edited on Mar 10 2014. Submitted by Beyhan T. from Bethesda, MD, USA on Jan 31 2006.

  • or onomatopoeic sound.
    And when I started the car, the engine was, like, ggggrrreeeahhghhhh.

    Last edited on Jan 31 2006. Submitted by Beyhan T. from Bethesda, MD, USA on Jan 31 2006.

interjection

  • a pause word in speech.
    Like, we were, like, just hanging, you know?
    We went to the party, and she was like, all pissed and stuff.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Oh Louie / Tickets", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Halloween / Ellie", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Chapter 8", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2011. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

  • to say.
    He was like, "Why did you say that?''
    And I was, like, 'No way, dude!'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Halloween / Ellie", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Chapter 7", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                        

                                                 

                                                               

    Citation from "Blue Jeans", Born to Die (2012 album), Lana Del Rey blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 20 2013. Submitted by Amanda T. from PA, USA on May 01 2004.

  • a pause word in speech that is near - but not to be confused with - one of the traditional meanings of the word, which is "similar to". (In the citations below, the person is asking if someone is something, not similar to something.)
                                                                                     

    Citation from "Party Down Company Picnic", Party Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Francine's Flashback", American Dad (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2005) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 03 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 03 2011.

verb - transitive

  • to believe that a suspect has likely committed a particular crime being investigated. Police slang.
                                                    

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 01 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 01 2011.

  • to be romantically interested in.
                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Chitty Chitty Death Bang", Family Guy (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (1999) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

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

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lose

verb - transitive

  • to get rid of.
                                                                        

                                                                                                                       

                                 

                                              

    Citation from "Pilot", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                           

                       

                         

                                 

                                                                              

    Citation from "Dungeons and Wagons", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 5 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to discard.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 01 2011.

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mojo

noun

  • style.
    I've got my mojo goin' on!

    Last edited on May 20 2011. Submitted by Shawna S. from Ann Arbor, MI, USA on Nov 29 1998.

  • sex appeal.
    I've got serious mojo.
                                                                                          

    Citation from Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002 film) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    Citation from Sexy Over Fifty... 5 Surefire Ways To Revitalize Your Mojo! (electronic book), Melinda Lee and Paula Tiberius, 2012 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2012. Submitted by Mike M. from Toms River, NJ, USA on Feb 27 2000.

  • a magical charm, hex or power.
    I got my mojo workin'.

    Last edited on Jun 09 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 12 2002.

  • talent based on personal appeal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 01 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 01 2011.

  • enthusiasm, motivation.
    I'm having a hard time writing the last chapter of my book. I've lost my mojo.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 11 2012.

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O

on the front burner

adjective

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T

the hell out of

adverb

  • to a great extent.
                                                                        

                                                                                                                  

                                                                                      

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Failure is Not a Factory-Installed Option", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 3 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 01 2011.

intensifier

  • intensifying infix.
                                                                                                                                 

                                     

                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Peter, Peter, Caviar Eater", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (1999) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 02 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 02 2011.

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