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  • Definitions starting with B: belly-swell
    Entry: [Car.] n, a swelling of the belly from malnutrition: Them children over there with they belly swell look like all they got in it is ...

  • Definitions starting with H: hankicher
    Entry: /hángkcacha (Nassau, San Sal.); hankóychif (Exuma)/ [cf. Gul. hengkitchuh idem hard-head (Gonzales 1922:306), Krio engkíncha headscarf (Hancock p.c.); cf. OED handkercher dial. and vulgar] n. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: benny
    Entry: [Atlantic; from Wolof bεnε., Bambara bene sesame (Turner 1949:191)] n. the sesame seed: 1835 Sesamum indicum ... Benny (Journal 28). 1918 Benny, a grain much ...

  • Definitions starting with B: beside: get beside yourself with somebody
    Entry: [Car.] phr. to become insubordinate; to forget one's place: Child: "You can't tell me what to do!" Adult: "You want get beside yourself with me?" ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bestard
    Entry: /béstad/, beskard [cf. BEDSTEAD head-board] n. the headboard of a bed: When I jump in the bed, I knock my head on the beskard (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: best-best
    Entry: [Car.; cf. Sra. besbesi idem WST; cf. Port. Cr. miʎɔr-miʎɔr idem from Port. melhor best (Ivens Ferraz 1979:58) from best by reduplication] adj. very best: ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bestest
    Entry: /bésis/ [Car.; Brit., US dial. idem EDD, ADD] adj. very best: My boyfriend got the bestest car (Nassau). cf. MOSTEST, WORSTEST (Exuma, Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bibby
    Entry: /bíbi/, beeby /bíybi/ [US Black idem (A. Patur p.c.); cf. BOOBOO 4] n. 1. mucus in the corner of the eye: 1918 The cat came ...

  • Definitions starting with B: big
    Entry: [Pan-Creole; cf. LA Fr. gros (lit. big) idem (Taylor 1951b:43); cf. Scots big pregnant CSD; US dial. South big to get with child ADD] adj. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: big ants
    Entry: [W Car.] n. a species of large, winged ant: Them big ants does bite hard, hear? (Nassau). (Gen) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: big-belly
    Entry: [Car.; cf DHS big-bellied far gone in pregnancy 1711; cf. also BIG, BELLY] n. pregnancy. (Black) —adj. pregnant: That big-belly woman soon ready to have ...

  • Definitions starting with B: big-big
    Entry: [Pan-Creole; cf. Haitian gra-gra (Sylvain 1936:46 and Port. Cr. of Senegal grãdi-grãdi (Ivens Ferraz 1979:58) and reduplicated African forms, e.g. Kongo múpátipáti (Carter & Makoondekwa ...

  • Definitions starting with B: big-eye
    Entry: [Pan-Creole; cf. Haitian gwo je (lit. big eye) greedy HCEFD; US Black (Smiley 1919:358); calque e.g. Igbo aŋa uku (Turner 1949:233), Twi ani bre (Aboagye ...

  • Definitions starting with B: big finger
    Entry: [Atlantic; "by analogy with big toe or contrast with little finger" DJE] n. the thumb: I cut my big finger last night where I was ...

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