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  • Definitions starting with A: a (1)
    Entry: preverbal progressive marker. Also spelled are. /a/ [Car.; from the covergence of an African preverbal marker (e.g. Ewe a habitual marker WES) and arch. Engl. ...

  • Definitions starting with A: abroad
    Entry: /abróhd/ [W Car.; OED, out of one's house (arch. in US)] adv. not at home; out: 1832 Some of our people gon abroad to see ...

  • Definitions starting with A: ace on
    Entry: [OEDS II ace US: a person outstanding in any activity] adj. excellent at; outstanding in: He ace on dancin'. He ace on hellishness (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with A: act your head
    Entry:  [cf. act your age, use your head] phr. to use common sense: You a twenty-year-old woman and you can't act your head (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with A: add on
    Entry: phr. to show off: She like to add on when she see people looking at her (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: advices
    Entry: [count noun from mass n.] n. pl. pieces of advice. cf. BAGGAGES, FURNITURES (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: after
    Entry: /áfta/ [W Car; DJE, introducing an expression of protest; OED, subsequent to and notwithstanding, esp. in after all] conj. even though: You want your supper ...

  • Definitions starting with A: afternoon star
    Entry: [from evening star by hypercorrection of evening afternoon] n. the planet Venus. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: ager
    Entry: /éyga/ (Black), hager /héyga/ (White) [Car.; cf. W3 ague /éygyuw/, dial. or arch. /éyga(r)/; as book word /eyg/] n. fever with chills: She must be ...

  • Definitions starting with A: agidi
    Entry: /agídi/, agiri /agíri/ [Atlantic; cf. Yoruba agidí prepared meal of Indian corn DYL] n. cornmeal mush: 1976 Agidi was always wrapped in almond leaves (Eneas ...

  • Definitions starting with A: argie
    Entry: /ági/ (Gen.); áhgi (Andros); áygi (Exuma); hági (Eleu.)/ [cf. Scots idem CSD, US dial. Mid., South idem DARE] v. to argue (with): 1954 Don't argee ...

  • Definitions starting with A: architeck
    Entry: /áhchitek/ [Belize idea: (Dayley 1979); spelling pronunciation] n. architect. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: all in one flush
    Entry: [all of a sudden + in a flash] phr. suddenly. (Nassau, Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with A: all right
    Entry: /oh ray/ [Car.; cf. OEDS II, used to indicate approval; colloq.] phr. 1. a salutation said in passing or parting: "Good afternoon, Miss Mabel!" "All ...

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