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bago

Wine packaged in a plastic bag =We were all drinking bago last night because we couldn’t afford anything more expensive. Etymology : from "bag o' wine" derived from "bag o' wine" More…

bagside

The side of a person’s body where a gigantic purse or messenger bag is carried =You tend to see this a lot with women carrying a bag or purse on their shoulder almost half their size. This More…

Bail

having to leave a situation or a place This word is linked to the traditional and more common usage of bailing (releasing) someone out of jail. Bail in its slang context is meant to take a More…

bail

To leave abruptly, abandon, or not show up when you’re expected. =Can be used in the same context as the reanalysed word ‘ditch’. It has a negative connotation, and people who bail often More…

Baka

(Borrowing) Crazy, ridiculous, stupid, foolish. 'Baka' came into English in a manner similar to that of 'kamikaze'. 'Kamikaze' was borrowed into the More…

baked

(zero derivation) another term for being be really high, usually from smoking marijuana. Characteristics of being baked include dry mouth, red eyes, and a sudden desire to consume large More…

Baldwin

a handsome male Originated from the actor Alec Baldwin. Alec Baldwin is famous for his roles as a tough male. He has played detectives, murderers, and other parts such as these. His More…

Baleeted

An exclamation used to convey the feeling of utter defeat. bastardization of deleted, quoted on www.homestarrunner.com c. 8/04 It referred to an e-mail being deleted in the cartoon, but More…

balk

A baseball term used for describing an illegal motion that allows base runners to advance. A foul of any kind, not isolated to baseball; a social mistake The new definition of balk came More…

balkanized

split into pieces Balkanize means to split up two or more hostile parties. This term is used as a metaphor for the division of the Balkan peninsula. =Did you see them fighting? They just More…

ball

to play basketball Derived from the noun that is used to play the sport. Friends use it frequently. =Let’s go ball. Etymology : Clipping of (Basket)ball =Conversation with friends

Ball

To give or pass a ball in a soccer game =I first heard this word when one of my teammate during soccer practice implied he wanted the ball by saying "ball me." Instead of saying More…

ball (2)

(VERB) A high status of popularity or glory in terms of skill, personality, or any desirable trait. ='To ball' is used to refer to playing basketball but then became to mean to be More…

Ball (3)

Playing your hardest in a sport that involves a ball =Ball literally means a round object. However, when used in its new context, ball is a metonymy referring to sports that involve a More…

ball around

to hang out, be unproductive The origin of the phrase seems a bit obscure. Possible reasons include: 1) the phrase evokes mental imagery of a ball rolling around aimlessly; 2) the other More…

ball help

(noun) Assistance of any kind. =“I'm going to need some ball help getting back to Sal's house.” Etymology : From the phrase “ball help” in soccer, when a player asks another More…

Ball1

To play basketball. =A player can be referred to as a baller, and ball can also be used as a noun to refer to the game of basketball. This would be the same clipping, and it is not clear More…

balla

describes one who excels or is very proficient at something. 'Balla' was originally used in basketball to describe someone who is very good at the game. It comes from the noun, ball, which More…

Balla

Pimp. To be cool. undefined =I'mma Balla Baby =rapper Chingy

Baller

It is used to refer to someone who is well established in life and enjoys all the modern luxuries in life e.g. a luxury car, jewelry etc. Usually used to describe a person who has risen up More…


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