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  • Definitions starting with S: stirry
    Entry: [from stir + -EE?] v. 1. to stir (with a spoon): You stirrying up that food like cement (Nassau). 2. to move about: I gotty be somewhere ...

  • Definitions starting with S: stoke
    Entry: [cf. OED stoke to thrust, drive home (a sword) obs. → 1513] v. to put a person in his place; to correct someone in a ...

  • Definitions starting with S: straight
    Entry: [OED, in proper order; (of accounts) settled] adj. 1. not in difficulties (financially or otherwise): 1976 Her products sold well and … [she] was "straight". Out of her affluence ...

  • Definitions starting with S: straighten
    Entry: v. in the phrases: straighten your ass out [cf. W3 straighten out to alter for the better; cf. also ASS as emphatic or reflexive] phr. to reprimand ...

  • Definitions starting with S: straight up
    Entry: [US dial. South idem ADD; from position of the clock's big hand] phr. exactly (the hour): It's straight up three (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with S: stretchy┬╣
    Entry: [OED, liable to stretch unduly] adj. sagging (of skin): That old woman skin dead stretchy (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: stride
    Entry: [cf. MAKE STRIVE; by hypercorrection] n. striving: His stride to have fulfillment out of life (COB). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: strip-me-naked
    Entry: [OED, gin; from resulting poverty] n. a card game resembling strip poker: I don't like to play strip-me-naked with nobody, 'cause I alway lose and have ...

  • Definitions starting with S: strive
    Entry: [DJE idem; from thrive via trive and hypercorrection of initial consonant cluster] v. to thrive: The Bahamas has gone from colonialism to independence, yet its dialect strives ...

  • Definitions starting with S: strive: make strive
    Entry: [from make strides to progress + strive to endeavor] phr. to make progress by striving: The government is making tremendous strive towards this (COB). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: strongness
    Entry: [OED idem obs. → 1650] n. strength: I strong. You want see strongness? (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: stuff: have no stuff for something
    Entry: [cf. Gul. have no time with you to be no match for you ADD] phr. not to be compared with something (much better): This ain' got ...

  • Definitions starting with S: stuffs
    Entry: [cf. OED stuff movable property, household goods obs. → 1646 (still current colloq. US)] count n. pl. 1. (movable) possessions: 1966 He sort he stuffs (Crowley 50). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: stuffy
    Entry: [cf. Krio stofi (of bread, etc.) too filling KED; cf. OED stuff to fill to repletion with food] adj. (of persons) bloated from overeating: My aunty ...

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