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Definition of touch wood

touch wood

  • variant of "knock on wood", from New Zealand.
    I barely made it out of there alive, touch wood!

    Last edited on Jan 05 2013. Submitted by ybird from San Diego, CA, USA on May 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'touch':

Definitions include: a curse in which everything one interacts with turns out badly.
Definitions include: to cease regular contact with someone.
Definitions include: disconnected from reality.
Definitions include: to shoot.
Definitions include: of an uncertain outcome.
Definitions include: to be in dire need to defecate.
Definitions include: to need to defecate very badly.
Definitions include: jackass, jerk, etc.
Definitions include: a man who prematurely ejaculates.

Other terms relating to 'wood':

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: to defecate.
Definitions include: to arrive unexpectedly.
Definitions include: to get an erection.
Definitions include: to knock on wood in order to avoid some bad thing happening that one was just speaking about.
Definitions include: an erection upon waking.
Definitions include: one's home neighborhood.
Definitions include: past the worse part of a bad situation, in which things start to improve.
Definitions include: to sleep.
Definitions include: A derogatory phrase used to describe a person who is stuck up. Stems from the use of a high class person using fake, store bought firewood instead of using natural wood.
Definitions include: an erection.
Definitions include: to strike someone over the head with a baseball bat or billy club.

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