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Definition of saved by the bell

saved by the bell

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Other terms relating to 'bell':

Definitions include: a foolish person.
Definitions include: features added to something to make it nicer, but which don't affect the core functionality.
Definitions include: very clear, of a source of audio.
Definitions include: exclamation of surprise or delight.
Definitions include: American Bell Telephone Company and AT&T.
Definitions include: to sound familiar.
Definitions include: to suffer head trauma.
Definitions include: a place to eat pussy.

Other terms relating to 'by':

Definitions include: See five by five.
Definitions include: acronym for "by the way".
Definitions include: eventually.
Definitions include: general exclamation.
Definitions include: by oneself.
Definitions include: strictly following procedure.
Definitions include: narrowly.
Definitions include: an execution carried out with firearms shot from a moving vehicle.
Definitions include: fine, good, okay.
Definitions include: adjective.
Definitions include: to have the advantage in a situation.
Definitions include: to be in a very good position in life, business, etc.
Definitions include: To live with the present being the most important; to live a dream or to understand the unchanging world, so to speak.
Definitions include: it is usually defined as "definitely not, no way etc."
Definitions include: where a person in bad circumstances lives.

Other terms relating to 'save':

Definitions include: a firefighter.
Definitions include: to be ill, drunk, or otherwise unhealthy, or affected negatively by a substance.
Definitions include: A reference to a dungeons and dragons term that means to have poor reaction time. Also, to fall, drop and object, or to fail to get out of the path of a moving object.
Definitions include: A dungeons and dragons term that refers to being gullible or mislead.
Definitions include: a patch of hair between the bottom lip and the chin; "soul patch".
Definitions include: to do something to save one's reputation or to avoid or reduce embarrassment.
Definitions include: to save a person.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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