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  • Definitions starting with R: rudeness
    Entry: [Atlantic; cf. RUDE] n. fornication, usually in the phr. do rudeness (euphemism ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rum boy
    Entry: [cf. Montserrat rombo idem (Wells p.c.), DJErummer, DAS rummy]. n. an alcoholic vagrant: ...

  • Definitions starting with R: run
    Entry: [OED to flow] adj. (of a liquid consistency) runny: 1966 When that (bread) was half done, only ...

  • Definitions starting with R: rush scrap
    Entry: [cf. RUSH v. + SCRAP (GANG)] v. phr. to be part of ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sailor button
    Entry: (Inagua, Mayag.); sailor cap (Nassau, White) n. the periwinkle, Vinca rosea ...

  • Definitions starting with S: salve bush
    Entry: /sahv/ (White); sob bush /sab/ (Black); sobby bush /sabi/ (Nassau, Exuma) [from OED salve a healing ointment, from medicinal use; but cf. also SA ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sampire
    Entry: (Nassau); sand pie (Mayag.) [cf. W3 samphire "alter. (perh. infulence by camphire of ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sauce: the sauce
    Entry: phr. the best (in flavour): Crab biter taste the sauce, boy! (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with S: spacy
    Entry: [OED, spacious] adj. having gaps, as between teeth: The chairs was spacy—there was plenty room between them (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: snake skin
    Entry: [from appearance] n. a style of plaiting straw: 1981 Plait designs may include peas-and-rice, snake skin, and Bahama mama (Nassau Guardian, July 1). ...

  • Definitions starting with S: say
    Entry: /se(y)/ conj. [Car., US Black; cf. Twi sè idem, converging with say (before quotations) and parallel use of verbs meaning ´say' in Ibo, Ewe, Mende etc. (Turner 1949:211) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: say if
    Entry: [Car.] phr. to ask whether: Mama say if you eat? (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: scheme with a girl
    Entry: [cf. OED scheme to effect by intrigue] v. phr. 1. (of young men) to take too long to become intimate with a girl, while another steps in (youth ...

  • Definitions starting with T: through
    Entry: /truw/ [OED, from end to end] prep. 1. on (a street): They run a small hotel through Fowler Street (COB). He live through the corner ...

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