Definitions starting with C

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conjessy (mouth)

 [Pan-Creole; cf. Trin. Cr. Fr. congosal quarrelsome (Thomas 32), DJE kon­kongsa deceitful (person) from Twi nkonkonsá deceit, hypocrisy] n. a prying gossip: 1970 Das Con Jessie mout', all day long she talkin', talkin' (Wallace 46). (Black)

—adj. prying: She too conjessy (Nassau). (Black)

Tags: adjective, noun

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Last update: 2011-01-27 01:58
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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