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Air Head
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Ambulance Chaser
   means   
Lawyer
Animal
   means   
A Super Jock
Ante
   means   
One's Financial Share
Antsy
   means   
Agitated
Arm and a Leg
   means   
An Excessive Price
Ass In a Sling
   means   
In Trouble
Babe In the Woods
   means   
An Easily Victimized Person
Baby Kisser
   means   
Politician
Back To the Salt Mines
   means   
Back To Work
Bad Mouth
   means   
Talk Disparagingly
Bad News
   means   
A Disliked Person or Thing
Bad Trip
   means   
A Bad Experience
Bad
   means   
Very Stylish
Bag
   means   
One's Special Skill
Ball Breaker
   means   
Requiring Great Effort
Ball Game
   means   
The Whole Thing
Ball
   means   
A Good Time
Balmy
   means   
A Little Crazy
Bang
   means   
To Engage In Sexual Intercourse
Bang
   means   
To Get a Kick Out of
Bankroll
   means   
To Supply Funds for
Barf
   means   
Vomit
Bash
   means   
A Party
Basket Case
   means   
Extremely Nervous
Bats In the Belfry
   means   
A Little Crazy
Beanpole
   means   
A Lanky Person
Bean
   means   
To Hit On the Head
Bear
   means   
A Difficult Job
Beast
   means   
Cold or Stormy Weather
"It's a beast out tonight"
Beat Around the Bush
   means   
Avoid Coming To the Point
Beat the Gums
   means   
Talk
Beat It
   means   
Leave
Beef
   means   
Complain/Complaint
Behind the Eight Ball
   means   
At a Disadvantage
Bells
   means   
The Hour
"It's four bells"
Bend the Elbow
   means   
Have a Drink
Bender
   means   
A Drinking Spree
Bent Out of Shape
   means   
Angry
Big Deal
   means   
No Great Matter
Big House
   means   
Penitentiary
Big Mouth
   means   
A Gossip
Big Stink
   means   
A Commotion
Big Wheel
   means   
An Influential Person
Bind
   means   
A Tight Spot
Birthday Suit
   means   
Nakedness
Blab
   means   
Talk
The Blahs
   means   
A Depressed Mood
Blasted
   means   
Drunk
Blast
   means   
A Good Time
Bleed
   means   
To Drain Money From
Bleep
   means   
To Delete Electronically
Blitzed
   means   
Drunk
Blockhead
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Blooper
   means   
A Blunder
Blow a Gasket
   means   
Become Angry
Blowhard
   means   
A Boastful Person
Blow In
   means   
To Arrive Unexpectedly
Blow the Whistle
   means   
Inform On Someone
Bombed
   means   
Drunk
Bomb
   means   
Fail
Bonehead
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Boner
   means   
A Blunder
Boner
   means   
An Erection
Bonkers
   means   
A Little Crazy
Boob
   means   
A Female Breast
Boob
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Boob Tube
   means   
Television
Book It
   means   
Leave
Box Cars
   means   
Double Sixes In Dice
Brain
   means   
An Intellectual
Brass
   means   
Military Officer
Breadbasket
   means   
Stomach
Bread
   means   
Money
Break a Leg
   means   
Good Luck
Expression among actors
Breeze
   means   
Something Easily Accomplished
Brew
   means   
A Beer
Bucket of Bolts
   means   
An Old Car
Bug Out
   means   
Leave
Bug
   means   
To Annoy
Bump Off
   means   
Kill
Bum Rap
   means   
Undeserved Conviction
Bush League
   means   
Second Rate
Bust Ass
   means   
Work Hard
Bust
   means   
Place Under Arrest
Butter Up
   means   
Curry Favor With
Butt In
   means   
Intrude
Buttinsky
   means   
A Meddler
Button One's Lip
   means   
Keep Quiet
Butt Out
   means   
Stop Interfering
Buy
   means   
Accept
"I'll buy that argument"
Cake
   means   
The Prize
"That takes the cake"
Candy Ass
   means   
A Timid or Childish Person
Can
   means   
A Jail
Can
   means   
Put A Stop To
"Tell him to can it"
Can
   means   
A Toilet
Carrot Top
   means   
A Redhead
Cash In One's Chips
   means   
Die
Catch
   means   
Concealed Drawback
"What's the catch?"
Check Out
   means   
Die
Chew the Fat
   means   
Talk
Chew Out
   means   
To Reprimand
Chicken-Livered
   means   
Cowardly
Chicken Out
   means   
To Back Out
Chowderhead
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Chow Down
   means   
To Eat
Chow Hound
   means   
A Big Eater
Church Key
   means   
A Bottle Opener
Circular File
   means   
Wastebasket
Clam Up
   means   
Keep Quiet
Clap
   means   
Gonorrhea
Clay Pigeon
   means   
An Easily Victimized Person
Cliffhanger
   means   
A Closely Fought Contest
Climb the Wall
   means   
React With Extreme Anxiety
Clink
   means   
A Jail
Clip
   means   
Hit With a Sharp Blow
Cloud Nine
   means   
State of Complete Happiness
Clout
   means   
Political Influence
Clunker
   means   
An Old Car
Clutch
   means   
A Tense Moment In a Contest
Can of Worms
   means   
A Complicated Situation
Cold Shoulder
   means   
A Snub
Cold Turkey
   means   
Stop Abruptly
Collar
   means   
Place Under Arrest
Come Again
   means   
Please Repeat
"What did you say? Come again."
Come Apart At the Seams
   means   
To Lose Composure
Come Around
   means   
Change One's Opinion
Come Clean
   means   
To Confess
Come-On
   means   
An Enticement
Con
   means   
To Swindle
Cop Out
   means   
To Avoid Something
Cough Up
   means   
Pay Up
Crack the Books
   means   
Study
Cracked
   means   
A Little Crazy
Crack
   means   
A Remark
Crack Up
   means   
To Laugh Hysterically
Crash
   means   
Join a Party Without Invitation
Crate
   means   
An Old Car
Cream
   means   
To Beat Badly
As in a sporting contest
Croak
   means   
Die
Crock
   means   
Exaggerations or Lies
Cushy
   means   
An Easy Job
Dank
   means   
High Grade Marijuana
Deadeye
   means   
A Good Shooter
With a firearm
Dead Ringer
   means   
A Look-Alike
Dear John
   means   
A Break-Up Letter
Deck
   means   
To Knock To the Floor
Deep
   means   
Profound, Complex
Deep Six
   means   
Discard
Dick
   means   
A Detective
Dig
   means   
To Understand
Also to enjoy, like, or notice.
Dim Wit
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Ditch
   means   
Get Rid Of
Dive
   means   
A Disreputable Establishment
Dog It
   means   
Work Slowly
Dove
   means   
One Who Favors Peace
Drag
   means   
A Boring Event
Dressing Down
   means   
A Scolding
Dukes
   means   
Fists
Dumbbell
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Dump
   means   
A Disreputable Establishment
Dump
   means   
Get Rid Of
Dustup
   means   
A Fight
Dutch Treat
   means   
Pay For Your Own
Eager Beaver
   means   
A Hard and Eager Worker
Earn One's Wings
   means   
Accomplish
Easy Mark
   means   
An Easily Victimized Person
Easy Street
   means   
Financial Security
Egghead
   means   
An Intellectual
Egg On
   means   
Goad
Eighty-Six
   means   
Cancel an Order
"Eighty-six the ham and eggs"
Eighty-Six
   means   
Discard
Elbow Grease
   means   
Hard Work
Ex
   means   
Former Wife or Husband
Fair Shake
   means   
An Equal Opportunity
Fall Guy
   means   
One Who Takes the Blame
Fall Off the Wagon
   means   
Resume Drinking
Fall On One's Ass
   means   
Fail
Family Jewels
   means   
Testicles
Fast Buck
   means   
Easily Gained Money
Fast
   means   
Sexually Promiscuous
Fast Talker
   means   
Swindler
Fat Cat
   means   
A Wealthy Person
Fat Head
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Fender Bender
   means   
A Minor Traffic Accident
Fink
   means   
An Informer
Fishtail
   means   
To Swerve the Back of a Car
Fishy
   means   
Dubious
Fix
   means   
An Injection of Narcotics
Fix
   means   
Prearrange the Results
Fix Someone's Wagon
   means   
Get Even
Flag
   means   
Do Poorly
Flake Out
   means   
Quit
Flap
   means   
A Commotion
Flatfoot
   means   
A Policeman
Flat Out
   means   
At Maximum Speed
Flip a Bird
   means   
Show the Middle Finger
Flip a Lid
   means   
Become Angry
Flip Out
   means   
Become Angry
Flip a Wig
   means   
Become Angry
Flower Child
   means   
A Hippy
Flower Power
   means   
Power of Love Over Violence
Flub Up
   means   
Do Poorly
Flush
   means   
Wealthy
Fly the Coop
   means   
Escape
Fly
   means   
In Vogue
To wear fly threads
Fly Off the Handle
   means   
Become Angry
For the Birds
   means   
Unacceptable
Fork Over
   means   
Pay Up
Forty Winks
   means   
A Nap
Fox
   means   
A Beautiful Woman
Frame
   means   
To Cause To Be Falsely Accused
Freak-Out
   means   
Drug-Induced Hysteria
Fry
   means   
Electrocute
Fudge
   means   
Misrepresent Something
Funk
   means   
A Depressed Mood
Gas
   means   
Real Cool
"That party was a gas."
Get the Ax
   means   
Be Fired
Get the Boot
   means   
Be Fired
Get Off One's Back
   means   
Stop Nagging
Give the Bird
   means   
Show the Middle Finger
Give the Eye
   means   
Flirt
Gizmo
   means   
Any Little Device
Go Ape
   means   
Wildly Enthusiastic
Go Belly Up
   means   
Bankrupt
Go Fly a Kite
   means   
Expression of Disdain
Gold Brick
   means   
Shirk Duty
The Goods
   means   
Incriminating Evidence
"He's got the goods on us."
Goof Off
   means   
Shirk Duty
Goof Up
   means   
Do Poorly
Goon
   means   
A Hired Thug
Goose Egg
   means   
A Score of Zero
Go Places
   means   
Be Successful
Go To Bat
   means   
Defend
Gourd
   means   
The Head
Grand
   means   
One Thousand Dollars
Grandstand
   means   
Show Off
Grapevine
   means   
Rumor Track
Gravy
   means   
Money
Greased Lightening
   means   
Very Fast
Grease Monkey
   means   
Automobile Mechanic
Grease Someone's Palm
   means   
Bribe
Greasy Spoon
   means   
A Lousy Restaurant
Green
   means   
Money
Gripe
   means   
Complain/Complaint
Grunt
   means   
An Infantry Soldier
Gun
   means   
Accelerate Quickly
"Gun it," the bank robber said to his get-away driver
Guns
   means   
Biceps
Hack
   means   
An Incompetent Lawyer
Half-Assed
   means   
Performed Poorly
Half-Cocked
   means   
Without All the Facts
Half In the Bag
   means   
Drunk
Half-Pint
   means   
Person of Small Stature
Ham
   means   
An Actor
Hand It To Someone
   means   
Give Proper Credit
Hand Over Fist
   means   
Very Rapidly
Hang In There
   means   
Persevere
Hang One On
   means   
Get Drunk
Hang Out
   means   
Loiter
Hatchet Man
   means   
Professional Mudslinger
Hawk
   means   
One Who Favors War
Hay-Maker
   means   
A Knock-Out Punch
Hayseed
   means   
A Hick
Haywire
   means   
A Little Crazy
Head In the Game
   means   
Alert
Heavy Foot
   means   
A Fast Driver
Heavy
   means   
Profound, Complex
Hightail
   means   
Leave
Usually quickly, like a deer with its tail high
Hit the Hay
   means   
Go To Bed
Hot Potato
   means   
A Touchy Situation
The Hot Seat
   means   
The Electric Chair
Idiot Box
   means   
Television
Iffy
   means   
Uncertain
In the Bag
   means   
A Sure Thing
In the Chips
   means   
Wealthy
In Hock
   means   
In Debt
In Hot Water
   means   
In Trouble
In the Know
   means   
Aware
In a Lather
   means   
Angry
In a Pickle
   means   
In a Compromising Position
In a Pig's Eye
   means   
Not So
Into
   means   
Involved With
"She's really into poetry."
Into Someone
   means   
Owing Someone
Jack
   means   
Money
Jawbreaker
   means   
A Difficultly Pronounced Name
Joe
   means   
A Cup of Coffee
Joe
   means   
An Ordinary Guy
John
   means   
A Prostitute's Customer
John
   means   
A Toilet
Joint
   means   
Marijuana Cigarette
Jumping
   means   
Crowded and Noisy
Keep One's Shirt On
   means   
Stay Calm
Kick the Bucket
   means   
Die
Kick In
   means   
To Contribute
Kick
   means   
A Thrill
Kit and Caboodle
   means   
The Whole Thing
Klutz
   means   
A Clumsy Person
Knock Off
   means   
A Cheap Imitation
Knock Off
   means   
Kill
Knockout
   means   
A Beautiful Woman
Knock
   means   
To Criticize
Knock Up
   means   
To Make Pregnant
Lay an Egg
   means   
Fail
Lay It On the Line
   means   
Tell the Truth
Lay Rubber
   means   
Accelerate Quickly
Lemon
   means   
An Old Car
Usually in bad repair
Lettuce
   means   
Money
Lickety-Split
   means   
Very Fast
Line
   means   
A Rehearsed Approach
Lip
   means   
Back Talk
Loaded
   means   
Drunk
Loaded
   means   
Wealthy
A Long Drink of Water
   means   
A Lanky Person
Make the Scene
   means   
To Attend
Make Tracks
   means   
Move Quickly
Mean
   means   
Excellent
"He plays a mean fiddle."
Meathead
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person
Meathooks
   means   
Hands
Esp. large and powerful ones
Mickey Mouse
   means   
Inferior
Mix It Up
   means   
A Fight
Moonlight
   means   
A Second Job
Needle
   means   
To Heckle
Nitty-Gritty
   means   
The Heart of the Matter
Nod
   means   
Approval
"They gave his plan the nod."
No Dice
   means   
Emphatically Not
Noggin
   means   
The Head
Noodle
   means   
The Head
Off One's Rocker
   means   
A Little Crazy
On the Ball
   means   
Alert
On the Blink
   means   
Not in Working Order
On the Brink
   means   
About To Happen
On the Cuff
   means   
On Credit
On the Fritz
   means   
Not in Working Order
On the Lam
   means   
Being Pursued By the Police
Out In Left Field
   means   
A Little Crazy
Out To Lunch
   means   
Not With It
Over a Barrel
   means   
In a Compromising Position
Over the Hill
   means   
Old
Pinch
   means   
Place Under Arrest
Pink Slip
   means   
Notification of Dismissal
Piss and Vinegar
   means   
Spunk
Pissed Off
   means   
Angry
Private Eye
   means   
Hired Private Detective
Derived from the Pinkerton National Agency iconic unblinking eye with the slogan "We never sleep"
Pull the Plug
   means   
To Cease From Production
Pull the Plug
   means   
To Expose Someone
Put the Bite On
   means   
Ask For Money
Put the Finger On
   means   
Inform On Someone
Put On the Back Burner
   means   
Postpone
Put On Ice
   means   
Postpone
Quack
   means   
An Incompetent Doctor
Rat
   means   
Inform On Someone
Rib
   means   
To Josh
Screw Up
   means   
Do Poorly
Scrounge
   means   
Beg, Borrow or Steal
See Red
   means   
Become Angry
Small Potatoes
   means   
Unimportant
Snow Job
   means   
Insincere or Exaggerated Talk
Snow
   means   
To Try To Impress With Exaggerations
Song and Dance
   means   
An Invented Story
String Bean
   means   
A Lanky Person
Sucker
   means   
An Easily Victimized Person
Take the Fifth
   means   
Refuse To Answer
Refers to taking the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, to refuse to testify under oath so as not to incriminate oneself.
Take To the Cleaners
   means   
Win Someone's Money
Threads
   means   
Clothing
Throw In the Towel
   means   
Quit
To Be Had
   means   
To Be Tricked
To Be Taken
   means   
To Be Tricked
To the Bone
   means   
Through and Through
To Have Balls
   means   
To Be Courageous
To Have By the Balls
   means   
To Have Someone At a Disadvantage
Toss One's Cookies
   means   
Vomit
Unglued
   means   
Out of Control
Unreal
   means   
Extraordinary
"That movie was unreal."
Up and Up
   means   
Legitimate
Up Chuck
   means   
Vomit
Up Tight
   means   
Agitated
The Way the Ball Bounces
   means   
The Way It Goes
The Way the Cookie Crumbles
   means   
The Way It Goes
Well Oiled
   means   
Drunk
When the Eagle Flies
   means   
Payday
The Willies
   means   
Apprehension
Yo-Yo
   means   
A Stupid or Dull-Witted Person


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