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  • Definitions starting with C: country people
    Entry: cf. countryman] n. people from the same vicinity: 1936 I dunno whut I gon do wid my country people (Dupuch 39). (Eleu., Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cracker dust
    Entry: [US cracker thin, hard, salted biscuit] n. cracker crumbs: 1978 Fill a baking dish with layers of cracker dust and fish (Higgs 26). (Eleu., San Sal.)  ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crazy
    Entry: [Vir. idem (Highfield); cf. Krio kres insanity KED] n. 1. insanity or mental retardation: Some have crazy (Eleu.). (Black) 2. [BDNE I idem] an insane or mentally retarded ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crease
    Entry: n. [Car.; Brit. dial. East idem EDD I a crack (in a wall): 1966 Close up every crease and corner in the house (Crowley 69). Here I stand ...

  • Definitions starting with C: creole
    Entry: /kríyowl/ [OED, from Fr. créole, from Sp. criollo, from Sp., Port. criar to raise, referring to those born and raised in the New World but ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crimlin slips
    Entry: [cf. OED crinoline a stiff fabric to expand a petticoat + slip female undergarment] n. a wide petticoat with lace edging. (Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: crispy
    Entry: [Car.; cf. OED crips obs. and dial, form of crisp] adj. 1. [Trin. idem (Winer)] (of fried food) crisp: I like my chicken cripsy-cripsy (Exuma). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cub
    Entry: n. (corn)cob. (Andros, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cubbyu
    Entry: /kóbyui/, cobia /kówbiya/ (White); cabbia /kábiya/ (Eleu) [cf. Bermuda, Jam. cubbyu DJE "a form of the word (OED) cabilliau, cabeliau codfish; or a readaptation of the related Fr. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cubian, Coobian
    Entry: /k(y)tiwbiyan/ [also MCC; cf. US dial. South Texian Texan WEA] n., adj. Cuban: 1888 Coobians (Fowles 282). (Eleu., Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Cuffey
    Entry:  /kófi/ Coffee /kóhfi/ [cf. US Black Cuffee black person (Major); US dial. South idem (fa­miliar or humorous) ADD; DJE, from Twi Kòfi day-name for a male born ...

  • Definitions starting with C: curb
    Entry: /koyb/ (Eleu., White); curbs (Exuma); scurbs (San Sal., Inagua); scrubs (Mayag.); curve (Nassau) [etym. uncertain, but cf. scurf anything like scales adhering to a surface W3] n. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: curved accent: have a curved accent
    Entry: [etym?] phr. to use US Black slang. (Nassau, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cush-cush
    Entry: /kush kush/ [cf. DJE khus-khus cf. OED cuscus the long fibrous aromatic root of an In­dian grass...a perfume made from the grass Vetiveria zizenoides. . .1935 "an ...

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