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salty goodness - A male hottie. From Buffy the Vampire Slayer -- the TV series, not the movie.

e.g., Check out the salty goodness that just walked in.

submitted by Brandee A.

saltychip - Someone expressing anger.

e.g., Michael Jordan was a saltychip after they lost the basketball game.

submitted by Zach

samagi - An exclamation made by video gamers signifying in a taunting way that a powerful blow to one's opponent has been landed. Most frequently accompanies a flying kick or equivalent high-impact manouevre.

e.g., "My player is standing in a precarious position." "SAMAGI!" "Doh!"

submitted by Don Sharp

samak - (Suh-MOCK; n.) a pun involving two languages, often requiring lengthy explanations to those who do not speak one of them. [From the Arabic/English pun "fish samak coal fahim," which means "if there is no fish, eat coal." Now, here's the punny part: The Arabic for "fish" is "samak," and the Arabic for coal is "fahim." But, in Arabic, "fish" means "there is none," and "coal" means "eat." Thus, where an English speaker hears "fish='samak', coal='fahim'," an Arabic speaker hears "if there isn't any fish, eat coal." . . . It's funny if you speak both languages -- really.]

e.g., An example of samak: In Chinese, ma1(ie, high tone) means "mother"; ma2(ie, falling tone) means "curse" or "scold." If someone says, around someone who speaks Mandarin Chinese, "Uh-oh, here comes the Ma1-ma2, he or she is saying both "mother" (to the English ear) and "a mother's cursing" (to the Chinese).

submitted by Scott M.Ellsworth

same difference - 1. Although not identical, very similar. 2. Difference between the two is not much.

e.g., A. It's violet, not purple. B. Oh, same difference.

submitted by Claudia

same old seven and six - 1981 Verbatim Letters TX, I first heard this expression in a variation, "the same old seven and six." Between 1934-1938, while a student at Baylor University, Waco, Texas. It was usually given in response to the inquiry "How are you?" or "How's things?" and usually given when a period of time had elapsed between meetings of the persons involved. It meant that there are seven days in a week and you have been working six days a week but nothing unusual or interesting had happened since the last encounter. Subject: The meaning of "same old seven and six" Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 16:28:27 -0500 From: HD Fowler To: Michael Quinion Last week, when I asked an old friend what was happening in our home town, he replied, "Same old seven and six." When I asked what that meant, he said he didn't know, that it was just something he'd always heard. I suggested it might refer to a routine week, possibly to working six days and "keeping the Sabbath" on the seventh. I found nothing at all on the Internet to support my conjecture, although it seemed logical to me -- knowing, of course, that being logical doesn't seem to have much to do with idioms. What I found at Obsolete Word of the Day led me to believe that I may have misheard him or that it should be either "same old sevens and sixes" or "same old sixes and sevens." I've checked every site I can find for variations on that theme, but the results are disappointing: nothing definitive. One fellow spoke with truthiness that "same old seven and six" meant "bad luck because seven and six add up to 13." That led me to search for instances of "seven and six add up to 13," but it took me a long time to find even one other site that supported the bad luck interpretation. (The story about Arnold Schönberg's fear of the number 13 and dying on his 76th birthday [September 13] was interesting and may have been bad luck, but it was hardly helpful for the general case.) … I started this e-mail to ask for some help from you; but, when I reworded my search, I found that you had one of the more complete explanations on the Internet for "at sixes and sevens." You trace that form to both trade guilds and Chaucer, but it's a bit different from "same old seven and six." Still other sites suggest variations are used to mean "same ol' same ol" or "same old routine" (the way my friend seemed to use it), "at odds with each other (as usual)," "alternating between odd and even," etc. So, I remain "at sixes and sevens" -- which may be the most common meaning in your part of the world: confused, in a state of confusion, or in a quandary. Here in the midwestern United States, I'm going to have to go with "same old sixes and sevens" as meaning "same old routine." When we use "at sixes and sevens" in Arkansas and Oklahoma, I think it's more than likely that we ususally mean "at odds with each other" than it is that we mean "in a quandary." At Hyms - Choral Wiki I found "7s and 6s, eight lines," making me wonder if evangelicals in the South might use the phrase "same old sevens and sixes" to refer to "different words, but the same old tune." Thank you for your indulgence, "HD Fowler"

submitted by Robert E. Harris | HD Fowler - (www)

sameish - The same, but not quite.

e.g., "Are you leaving at the same time I am?" "Enh, I don't know. Sameish."

submitted by Heather Crotchett

samening - "[Peggy Noonan] made up samening [to refer to] to the tendency of different, small, and localized pockets of culture to take on the ways and values of national culture as it is imposed by television, music and movies."

e.g., "It's fun to see cultures collide, because that's one of the ways you know they still exist. America continues to be full of differentness, in spite of the samening effect of national media."

submitted by [Peggy Noonan] - (www)

sammich - Sandwich.

e.g., I'm gonna eat me a sammich.

submitted by scav

sample - the trick will be to see how this gets displayed

submitted by sample

sampledelic or sampledelia - Created via use of sampling or a sampler (audio: MPC 2000). Also refers to Photoshop era that we live in, the "sampledelic" era. Anything that has to to with repurposing data, recontextualizing something for a completely different purpose.

e.g., The composition of hip-hop music is a prime example of sampledelia.

submitted by Gerald Albright - (www)

samurinja - A word used to describe one who is both a Samurai warrior and a ninja. They are often very difficult to overcome.

e.g., Chris couldn't figure out how to beat the Samurinja, for it was neither a ninja, in which you would be equally fast, or a Samuari, in which you would have to wear heavy armor. Because of this, Chris came to a gruesome end.

submitted by Elijah

san frantastic - 1. What you say when you realize that San Francisco is great. 2. Something that would be considered good in San Francisco.

e.g., 1. I've had so much Chinese food and seen so many gay bars, it's san frantastic. 2. That shirt is pretty san frantastic.

submitted by ditnis

san quentin quail - Attractive young girl under legal age, who is best avoided by any guy who wants to stay out of an institution like the one named.

e.g., She was cute and friendly, but was clearly a San Quentin quail.

submitted by Steve McDonald

sancho - Referring to people who believe they are better than everyone else. From the name of a character in Orgasmo.

e.g., Sancho over there has been "screening" guests since he got here. He tried to turn away my best friend because her "hair wasn't good enough."

submitted by tom - (www)

sancho, sancha - Spanish slang for boyfiend, girlfriend, or honey.

e.g., I saw my Sancho at Lorraine's party.

submitted by Kate

sand - Old West synonym for personal courage, grit, toughness, or moxie.

e.g., A gunslinger had to have sand to take on Billy the Kid.

submitted by Joel Parker

sand bum - Someone who buries all his clothes in the sand, and runs around the beach area 100% naked going "Oo! Oo! Oo!"

e.g., I think my little brainchild character is a fully-lectured sand bum.

submitted by star651

sand clock - Hourglass. Sand timer. (Alec at four.)

e.g., "Look at that sand clock up there." "It's not flat. How are you going to put it in the dictionary?" "Can you get the sand clock down from there?" "Can I have a chocolate mint?" "Thank you. I love chocolate mints."

submitted by [Alec]

sandalism - Senseless and unfeeling damage to property caused by not wiping one's feet before entering a home, causing dirt and mud to become deeply embedded in all the carpeting.

e.g., Good Lord, Irwin! You didn't clean off your shoes before coming inside. Your deliberate sandalism has absolutely ruined my new sage Berber carpet. I'm calling the police!

submitted by Charlie Lesko

sandalistas - Protesters.

e.g., "Rc, you seem like you are pretty reasonable about this issue. The problem is that most of today's war protestors are the same tired, rabble-rousing marxists and outright communists -- the ones P.J. O'Rourke called 'sandalistas.' The ones who fought to keep Danny Ortega in power. The ones who think Fidel is a saint. The ones who think that the only country in the wrong is the US. Mona Charen said it best when she referred to them as 'Useful Idiots.'"

submitted by HD Fowler

sandbach skoda - For an ERF lorry in the U.K. They are built in Sandbach, Cheshire, and are notoriously poorly built, rather like Skoda cars used to be.

e.g., My Sandbach Skoda has broken down again.

submitted by JesusBuiltMyHotrod

sandblasted - To completely destroy.

e.g., We're gonna sandblast them this game and beat em' by 35 points.

submitted by Chris Coates

sandbox - A place where good things happen. A place where nothing worse happens to you than getting sand in your hair … or in your pants. | For optimum results, restrict access to your sandbox to just you and your spouse, close friends, and high class people. | My wife overheard a telephone conversation between me and my best friend. She interrupted to say, "When are you guys going to get out of fifth grade?" He and I decided we sort of like it in fifth grade. It's not until sixth grade that bad things start to happen to you. That used to be about the time you noticed the difference between boys and girls -- the onset of the angst years. Later, she decided he's not advanced enough for fifth grade -- that he's still in the sandbox. Now I refer to him as Sandbox Jim.

e.g., Not only do you want to keep your sandbox clean, you want to keep the riffraff out. | You may think letting an occasional stray get in your sandbox would liven things up, but you really have to stay on your toes if you do that. | After not calling The Girl for 25 years because my wife (M.) said she wanted me to quit doing so, M. has invited The Girl to join us in the sandbox. I asked in January if she wanted T.G. to quit calling me. She said no, you can get whatever thrill you get out of it. | I asked her again quite a while later (July) if she was sure she wanted to let T.G. in the sandbox. She said yes, she was sure, but she didn't want any romance between us, not even a political romance. I said, well, we definitely seem to share the same politics almost to a T, along with Sandbox Jim, but no romance of any sort is going to ensue … much less any hanky panky. I didn't want to be doing anything sneaky, so I told M. I've been doing some deliberate (but innocent) flirting in e-mails I send to T.G. She never even comes close to flirting back. And never will, I'm sure. If I thought there was a chance she might flirt back, I wouldn't do it. If she ever flirted with me, I'd be scared. I'd panic if not outright pass out. M. has actually given me permission to flirt with her -- as long as it doesn't bother her. M. says it's all right because I flirt with all women. She says I'm so thick I don't even know I'm doing it. Either that or I'm in denial and I'm a candidate for Flirters Anonymous. I'm not in denial. At least I think I'm not. Stupid that way, perhaps, but not in denial. I think the best thing for me to do is to concentrate -- and try not to flirt with anyone … except my wife.

submitted by HD Fowler - (www)

sandeep - To sandeep is to consume a lunch before midday. Generally used in an office environment and referring to foods not usually consumed prior to lunch.

e.g., Gary was so hungry to had to sandeep his chili that he had brought for lunch.

submitted by Andy

sandle - Sandle. Spotted in a comment posted to celeb item about Meg Ryan and John Cougar Mellencamp streetwalking in Paris . . . France, that is.

e.g., Ugh, did you notice how horrible her sandles were?

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sandlemere - (pronounced sand-la-mare, but also to rhyme with chandelier) (n.) The middle of the political road (after Sand-le-mere, a caravan park on the Yorkshire coast where the Prime Meridian makes first landfall headed south). See also kiribati and wrangell point.

e.g., What's between radicals and reactionaries? Sandlemere. | Walk in Sandlemere too long and neither side will want you.

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

sando - Sandwich

e.g., "What are you doing for lunch?" "I don't know, I might just get my sando on."

submitted by Eric Edwards

sandor - To consume food or beverages to the exclusion of others. Hog, bogart, pig-out.

e.g., Alan sandored the nachos.

submitted by stan wiles

sandro - Anything short

e.g., I never expected the line to be this sandro.

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