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Definition of have a chip on (one's) shoulder

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Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'angry, annoyed, offended':

Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool". Also many variations such as off the heezy, off the fa-sheezy, off the clock, etc.
Definitions include: in a bad mood.
Definitions include: excited.
Definitions include: aggressive behavior caused by excessive steroid use.
Definitions include: angry.
Definitions include: verbally ill-tempered.
Definitions include: very drunk.
Definitions include: Used in the expression, "What, am I wood?" which means "Don't ignore me"; "Don't act like I have no feelings"; etc.
Definitions include: mean or disrespectful.
Definitions include: unable to tolerate any more.
Definitions include: to make a person agitated or angry.
Definitions include: angry.
Definitions include: to become upset.
Definitions include: an angered glance.
Definitions include: to become enraged.

Slang terms with the same root words

Other terms relating to 'a':

Definitions include: amphetamine.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: In the West/Central Canadian accent, "about" is pronounced somewhere between "aboot" and "a boat".
Definitions include: a little crazy
Definitions include: an unspecified small number.
Definitions include: to play around.
Definitions include: very common.
Definitions include: a mythical creature who is extremely happy or fortunate.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: to collide with a tree.
Definitions include: an ugly face.
Definitions include: a few drinks of alcohol.

Other terms relating to 'chip':

Definitions include: better than all that.
Definitions include: dried sperm
Definitions include: to die.
Definitions include: leave/to walk
Definitions include: a sandwich made with butter and chips (British fries made from chunkier slices of potato then their American cousins) bought from the fish and chip shop.
Definitions include: to contribute to a group cause.
Definitions include: a child who is similar to one or more of its parents.
Definitions include: money.
Definitions include: cow feces.
Definitions include: to be unintelligent.

Other terms relating to 'have':

Definitions include: "The answer to your question is obviously 'yes'."
Definitions include: for every bad thing that happens, there's something positive about it.
Definitions include: acronym for "good luck, have fun".
Definitions include: acronym for "have a great summer".
Definitions include: acronym for "Have a nice day."
Definitions include: a person who was once famous or successful, but is no longer.
Definitions include: a person who has been a lesbian but now lives a heterosexual lifestyle.
Definitions include: to take advantage of.
Definitions include: to have a ball, e.g. a great time.
Definitions include: to have a a problem or grudge with someone.
Definitions include: to reveal information that one shouldn't.
Definitions include: a promiscuous woman.
Definitions include: to be very skilled in a particular area.
Definitions include: See blast.
Definitions include: to have a grudge to discuss.

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.
Definitions include: to be very happy.

Other terms relating to 'shoulder':

Definitions include: to treat one distantly.
Definitions include: a bra, especially a large one.
Definitions include: to look over a person's shoulder to steal their password or ATM PIN.
Definitions include: one who surfs the internet while looking over your shoulder.

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