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  • Definitions starting with H: hopper
    Entry: [cf. POPPERS 2, UPPERS] n. 1, sing. a hit without a bounce in baseball; a fly ball: He caught a hopper (Inagua). 2, hoppers pl. ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hormer
    Entry: /hóhma/ [cf. HORM + -er] n. a buzzer or device to make a kite hum. (Nassau, White) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hot
    Entry: adj. 1. [OED, severe, intense (of suffering) obs.→ 1722] (of labor contractions) sharp, in-tense: This is for sharpen the pain, make the pain come hot, ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hot boy
    Entry: n. 1. [W Car.; cf. OED hot lustful] a hot-blooded young man-about-town, a playboy. (Black) 2. [cf. Brit. slang hot well known to the police ...

  • Definitions starting with H: how
    Entry: conj. 1. [cf. OED how as.. as Obs.→ 1754] as (soon as): Just how I reach grade five my mother take me from school (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with H: how much?
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. MUCH much, many] interrogative how many? How much hours you was there? (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hully-gully
    Entry: [probably from the title of a popular song, itself possibly akin to US dial. South hulgul a children's game WSC] n. young people who wear ...

  • Definitions starting with H: human society
    Entry: /hyúwman, yúman, hyuwmán/ [from humane, influenced by human] n. the Bahamas Humane Society, with a veterinary clinic: [a child] Why they send horse to the ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hungry
    Entry: /hónggri, hóhnggri/ [Atlantic; by shift of syntactic category] n. hunger: 1918 He couldn' bear no hongree no more (Parsons 27). 1936 If hungry ever hit ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hurricane ham
    Entry: [from curing for use in emergencies] n. dried conch: 1979 Conch. . .called "Hurricane Ham". .because years ago and still today in some of the ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hurt your head
    Entry: [cf. WORRY YOUR HEAD] phr. to worry, fret: Don't hurt your head about it (Nassau). (Black) 2. to make a great effort: I had no ...

  • Definitions starting with I: icening sugar
    Entry: [cf. ICENING; cf. Brit. icing sugar idem, from its use in making icing] n. confectioner's sugar. (Inagua, Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with I: if
    Entry: conj. 1. [Car.; from the use of if in the indirect quotation of questions] introduces questions: Moma say if you go? [i.e. she is asking ...

  • Definitions starting with I: in
    Entry: prep. [note that the early form na (cf. IN-A) was a general locative prep. corresponding to 'in, on, onto, at' etc. (Hancock p.c.)] 1. [Trin. ...

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