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  • Definitions starting with C: Conian
    Entry: /kowniyan/ [short for Abaconian] n. a native of the island of Abaco: He live in Nassau, but he is a Conian (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conjessy (mouth)
    Entry:  [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 ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conk
    Entry: [cf. US Black conk pomade for the hair (Major); DAS conk (of Negroes) to apply a mix­ture containing lye to the hair in order to ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conky, conchy, conchi
    Entry: /kóhngki/ n. 1. Obs? [cf. CONCH + -y (diminutive)] a white or near-white Bahamian: 1929 Conchies ... (half-breed white people in Nassau) (Defries 116). cf. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: consumpted
    Entry: [cf. Scots consumpt consumption OED] adj. tubercular; having tuberculosis: He was so consumpted till when he cough, people used to move away from him (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with C: conversate
    Entry: [W Car.; back-formation from conversation] v. to converse; to have a conversation; You can't push the trolley because someone would be there conversating (Andros). When you ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cooda
    Entry: /kúwda/ [W Car.; cf. Krio kuta idem KED] n. the barracuda, a large fish (Sphyraena barra­cuda). = BARRACUTA, BARRY, HANGY (Andros, Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cool drink
    Entry: [Car.; SA idem, cf. Afrikaans koeldrank idem] n. a beverage to cool the drinker; now usually cooled: They say they want a cool drink, so ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cool hutch
    Entry: [OED hutch hut, cabin; cool from camping out during particularly hot weather] n. a crude hut made when camping out. (Nassau, San Sal.) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cooling board
    Entry: [cf. US Black "The corpse.. is placed on a coolin' board (two planks supported by a 'horse' at either end, and covered with a sheet which ...

  • Definitions starting with C: coop
    Entry: /kup (not kuwp)/ (Black); cup /kop/ (Nassau, Long) [/kup/ is also found in the US where it is the preferred pronunciation in the South (Kenyon and Knott)] ...

  • Definitions starting with C: copper-bread
    Entry:   [cf. COPPER 2 + BREAD 3] n. female genitals: Look at that baby copper-bread—it so small (Nassau). (Nassau, Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: cork up
    Entry: /kohk op/ [Car.; cf. OED caulk to stop up crevices, cork to stop up a bottle, converging in dial, without postvocalic In] v. phr. 1. to be constipated. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: corn
    Entry: /kohn/ v. 1. [cf. OHS con to subject to a confidence trick] to cuckold. (Nassau) 2. [cf. Vir. co'n yo bum idem (Roy)] to beat: You do ...

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