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  • Definitions starting with P: popular
    Entry: [US well known and liked] adj. notorious: Taxis are popular for speeding (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: porky
    Entry: [cf. pokey vagina in Guy. (Rickford 1971:8), Vir. (Seaman); from PORK + -y (diminutive)] n. the female genitals (child's word). (Exuma, Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: prance
    Entry: [cf. Gut. idem, to rear up (Parsons 1923: 35); cf. OED, of a horse: to spring and bound in high mettle; to rise by springing from ...

  • Definitions starting with P: present
    Entry: /prézant/ [W Car.; cf. Brit. dial. North idem, 'to make presents' obs.→1617 EDD ] v. to give (a gift): He present her a gift (Nassau). He ...

  • Definitions starting with P: press (2)
    Entry: [cf. Vir. press hair hair that has been straight­ened with a hot comb (Roy); US Black idem (Folb); cf. Haitian pare repasser, defriser (che­veux) HCEFD] v. ...

  • Definitions starting with P: press the block
    Entry: [cf. PLAY THE BLOCKS idem) v. phr. to stand about on a street corner conversing (especially of young males in groups). (Nassau, Eleu.) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: prim
    Entry: [cf. DJE prims idem; OED prim to show self affectedly demure obs.→I706] v. 1. (usually of girls) to show off; to walk with a sexually provoc­ative gait: ...

  • Definitions starting with P: primit
    Entry:  /prímit/ (Nassau); plymouth /plímit/ (An­dros) [from permit by metathesis and Il, r/ alter­nation] n. a fish, the permit (Trachinotus pom­pano). ...

  • Definitions starting with P: produce
    Entry: /pradyúws/ [OED formerly stressed prodúce, like the verb] n. produce; vegetables: 1982 The wholesale produce market has enough to­matoes (ZNS-TV). (Nassau, Crooked) ...

  • Definitions starting with P: prog, progue (1)
    Entry: /prohe [Car.; cf. OED, v.t. to beg obs. → 1656; v.i. to search about, esp. for food; Brit. dial. North, Mid idem EDD] v.t. to beg (for something): Where ...

  • Definitions starting with P: proper: the proper
    Entry: [OED, excellent arch, or vulgar] n. the right way of doing something; the real thing; the best (youth slang): Ruthnell hair does look the proper, na! ...

  • Definitions starting with P: prostitute
    Entry: [OED idem obs. →1747] vi. to become or be a prostitute (non-reflexive, absolute): The lack of employment causes mothers to prostitute in order to make a ...

  • Definitions starting with P: Providence
    Entry: [see quot] n. early name of the island of New Providence (Oldmixon 1741). 1880 Cap­tain William Sayle... was driven into the harbour of Nassau by stress of ...

  • Definitions starting with P: pug-gut
    Entry: [cf. OED pot-gutted, possibly converging with pug short, squat and Kongo mpongo fatness (Turner 149)] n. a protruding belly: With his pug-gut look like he ...

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