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  • Definitions starting with D: dread locks
    Entry: [Car.; cf. Jam. Rastafarian talk "dread locks. . the strands of a Rasta's hair" (Pollard 1980:19); cf. BDNE II dreadlocks idem] n. a man's Rastafarian-style ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dress down/up
    Entry: [Car.; DJE "transf. from military use (an order to a line of drilling men to move sidewise until each has space enough)"] v. phr. to ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dressing
    Entry: [Krio idem KED] n. attire: Hitian dressing. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drop
    Entry: n. [from v. drop (a line, net)] an area good for fishing: 1918 He went from drop to drop, and he could not catch any ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drop-cord
    Entry: [W3, an electric-light cord used to suspend a lamp, usu. from an overhead outlet] n. any extension cord: Mind you don't trip over that drop-cord ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drummer roach
    Entry: [cf. DJE drummer idem; OED drummer the large West Indian cockroach (Blat-ta gigantea) which makes a noise at night by knocking its head against the ...

  • Definitions starting with D: drunky
    Entry: [Belize idem (Dayley)] adj. like a drunk. (Nassau, Abaco) ...

  • Definitions starting with D: duck
    Entry: v. 1. [DAE, to get out of sight; to get away from; DAUL duck to dodge or to avoid] to avoid (a person or thing): ...

  • Definitions starting with D: durgon
    Entry: [cf. Brit. dial. North, West durgin a stupid fellow EDD; US dial. durgen a rustic ADD] n. 1. a person from a particular area: a ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dutty
    Entry: [cf. Brit. dial. North dirty contemptible, mean EDD; cf. DUT] adj. base, immoral: Dem sex film ZNS shown' dutty (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with D: dying for hungry
    Entry: [cf. Cam, day hungri to starve CCD and colloq. Eng. dying of hunger; cf. HUNGRY hunger] v. phr. very hungry: I ain' eat nuttin' fa ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gad daigs
    Entry: /gad deygz/ [cf. OED gad a minced pro­nunciation of God or W3 goldarn euphemism for god-damned] intj. an exclamation of surprise (youth slang): Well, gad daigs! The gal ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gallery
    Entry: n. 1. [cf. GALLEY] a ship's kitchen or cooking place. (Black) 2.   [cf. Sra. gadri WST, Vir. gallery (Roy 1974), both 'porch'; cf. US dial. South gallery veranda DARE and Haitian ...

  • Definitions starting with G: gall somebody up
    Entry: v. phr. 1. [cf. OED gall to make sore by chafing, and gall poison obs.→1450] (of a plant) to cause an itch: Da's poison wood. gall ya—gall ya ...

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