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booster

adjective

  • Used to indicate that something has to be done fast, immediately. Origin: used by Navy carrier crew, I believe in order to shorten radio transmissions.
    Bring me a burger, booster.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Jose from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on Oct 20 1999.

noun

  • Someone that steals, almost professionally. Usually clothes.
    I know this booster, she can get you clothes for cheap.

    Last edited on Sep 06 2010. Submitted by Tiffany W. from Hartford, CT, USA on Mar 26 2002.

  • Verb (Boosting)-Stealing
    My cousin goes to the mall and boosts outfits.

    Last edited on Mar 26 2002. Submitted by Tiffany W. from Hartford, CT, USA on Mar 26 2002.

  • a person who goes to different stores, steals a variety of items (but typically it is clothes, purses, etc.) then proceeds to sell the items at extremely low cost out of their car or their house.

    Last edited on Sep 06 2010. Submitted by Pat R. on Aug 19 2005.

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boot-leg

  • Transporting liquor on a public transportation vehicle.

    Last edited on Jun 25 2013. Submitted by Pamela7 from Villa Ridge, MO 63089, USA on Jun 25 2013.

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boys

noun - plural

  • the police.

    Last edited on Mar 29 2011. Submitted by E-Swayze from Detroit, MI, USA on Mar 27 2009.

  • testicles.
                                               

       

                                                                                                                                 

                                                             

    Citation from "The Implant", Seinfeld (TV) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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    Last edited on Aug 21 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 21 2015.

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boys in blue

noun - plural

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brass, the

noun - uncountable

  • the police.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Jessica from Chicago, IL, USA on Sep 05 2003.

  • high-ranking officers in the military.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

  • high-ranking members of the police force.
                                                                                           

    Citation from "One", Life (TV, 2009), Season 2 Episode 21 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 15 2010.

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break (one's) balls

  • to complain, scold, harass, or nag as to provoke anger.
    My mom's been breaking my balls since Tuesday to mow the lawn.

    Last edited on Apr 13 2014. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To punish.
    If you don't mow that lawn soon I'll break your balls.
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    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To strive or work hard.
    We've been breaking our balls for an hour trying to move this piano.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

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brody

  • verb. to take something from someone in front of them.
    I brodied his jacket after he told me I couldn't have it.

    Last edited on Nov 23 1998. Submitted by Jen G. from Elizabethtown, PA, USA on Nov 23 1998.

  • v. to steal something; to take.
    I'm 'bout to brodie that jaun.

    Last edited on Jan 10 2000. Submitted by Carl F. B. III from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Jan 10 2000.

  • to steal. usually from another person, and not a retailer or place of business.
    He brodied that necklace from a friend of mine.

    Last edited on Oct 19 2001. Submitted by Jeff B. from Syracuse, NY 13210, USA on Oct 19 2001.

  • to crash, collide; an accident (commonly used in sports, such as mountain biking or skateboarding).
    I was speeding downhill on my bike and brodied right into a tree.

    Last edited on Oct 04 2002. Submitted by Jason D. from Costa Mesa, CA, USA on Oct 04 2002.

  • Philadelphia slang term meaning to take by force or intimidation.
    Yo, that kid can't rhyme, I'm about to brody him for the mic.

    Last edited on Feb 16 2003. Submitted by Spark D. from Philadelphia, PA, USA on Feb 16 2003.

  • To borrow without asking
    Did you brody my t-shirt last night?

    Last edited on Jun 30 2004. Submitted by Jeff from Glenside, PA, USA on Jun 30 2004.

  • To steal
    • See more words with the same meaning: to steal.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2004. Submitted by Jeff from Glenside, PA, USA on Jun 30 2004.

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bronze

  • the police. Origin: 1980 film Mad Max starring Mel Gibson.

    Last edited on Sep 25 2015. Submitted by Brad W. from Portland, OR, USA on Feb 03 2003.

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bust

noun

  • an event with a displeasing outcome. See also non-bust.
    That party was a bust.

    Last edited on Sep 17 1997. Submitted by Amy from Brea, CA, USA on Sep 17 1997.

  • breasts.
    She's got a huge bust.

    Last edited on Dec 22 1998. Submitted by Zack T. on Dec 22 1998.

  • an event that the police have "busted", i.e. broken up, described in the verb section of this definition.
    This place is a bust... I'm audi.

    Last edited on Jul 27 2011. Submitted by Criscko on Jul 27 2011.

verb - ambitransitive

  • to rap.
    Can you bust?

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Jessica from Chicago, IL, USA on Sep 05 2003.

verb - intransitive

  • to be very unattractive.
    She's busting!

    Last edited on Jul 18 2013. Submitted by Anthony from Hazlet, NJ, USA on Dec 06 2002.

  • to ejaculate. See also "bust a nut".
    Did you bust?

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by max v. on Apr 24 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to arrest; to be incarcerated.
    He got busted for drugs.
                                                                                                            

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    Citation from "Chapter 13", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to arrest.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2011. Submitted by D.J. Pabst from Stroudsburg, PA, USA on Dec 19 1997.

  • to cause a crowd to disperse; BREAK UP. While the police "bust" a party, rave, etc., they would typically "bust up" a fight.
    The cops busted the party.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by D.J. Pabst from Stroudsburg, PA, USA on Dec 19 1997.

  • to catch someone doing something they shouldn't.
    His girlfriend busted him sleeping with her best friend.
                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                            

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    Citation from "Let's Go to the Hop", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 14 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to catch.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by John from Canada on Nov 16 1998.

  • to hurt one's self.
    He fell and busted his face on the curb.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Christina K. from Cleveland, TX, USA on Jan 12 1999.

  • to give to; hand over.
    Bust me that pen.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to give.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Tia from South Carolina, USA on Jun 24 1999.

  • to punch or hit.
    If you don't shut up I'm going to bust you in the mouth.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by David R. from Navasota, TX, USA on Jan 11 2004.

  • to perform a turn in an automobile.
    At the light, bust a left.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 05 2005.

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bust (one's) balls

verb

  • to complain, scold, or nag.
    My mom's been busting my balls since Tuesday to mow the lawn.
                                                                  

                                       

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2011. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To strive or work hard.
    We've been busting our balls for an hour trying to move this piano.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To punish.
    If you don't mow that lawn soon I'll bust your balls.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to punish.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

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