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  • Definitions starting with C: chew-tobacco
    Entry: [Belize idem (Dayley 1979)] n. chewing tobacco. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chicken fight
    Entry: n. cock fight: Hitians have chicken fight back of the bush (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chickereely
    Entry: /chikaríyli/ (Exuma, Nassau); chick­toree /chiktoríy/ (Berry) [cf. Vir. chicheri, Car. Sp. pitirre DM] n. the grey kingbird, Tyrannus dominicensis. = PICKCHEELY, FIGHTER, PICK-PETER, KILL-EM-PETER, SAPEERY ...

  • Definitions starting with C: child, please!
    Entry: phr. an exclamation of surprise or disbelief (among young women): Well, child, please! I even didn't know she bin pregnant (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chilly bin
    Entry: n. an insulated cooler with ice, usually for beverages: 1977 (Albury 157). He's put all the sodas in the chilly bin to keep them cool (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chimley, chimlay
    Entry: [Brit., US dial, idem DAE] n. chimney: 1918 Den she tol' de sweetheart he mus' run out an' get up in de chimlay (Parsons 77). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chinchy
    Entry: adj. 1. [US dial. idem ADD; OED, niggardly obs. 1653] stingy: That man so chinchy! All them dilly on he tree and he won't give us none! ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Chinee shop
    Entry: [Car.; cf. US dial. South, Black cheny store idem ADD; cf. CHINEE; cf. Réunion Cr. Fr. "Le creole ne dit pas 'aller a l'épicerie' mais 'aller chez ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Chinese roach
    Entry: [US Black idem (Labov 1972:317); cf. DJE "Chiney ...implies small size] n. the small German cockroach (Blattella germanica) as opposed to the three-inch DRUMMER ROACH. = AMERICAN ROACH, HAITIAN ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chip-chip
    Entry: (Black); chippie (Nassau) [cf. DJE chip-chip bird (onomatopoeic) American warblers] n. the yellow-throated warbler, Dendroica petechia, D. dominica: 1960 (Bond 194); 1972 (Paterson 131-46).= YELLOW ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chocolate tea
    Entry: [cf. TEA any hot drink] n. hot cocoa: He like to drink chocolate tea in the morning (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: choosy
    Entry: [W3, fastidiously selective] adv. carefully: 1954 He travel. He going choosy (Crowley 222). (Nassau, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chop, chap
    Entry: /chap/ v.t. 1. [Car.; cf. OED chop to cut (with an ax etc.)] to assault a person with a machete, or anything sharp: The next boy take one knife ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chucking in the bag
    Entry: [OED chuck toss, jerk] phr. a sack race. (Nassau) ...

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