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  • Definitions starting with S: stupidness
    Entry: [Car.; OED the quality of being stupid, now rare (i.e. the word)] n. an act of stupidity: He forever doing stupidness – never nothing sensible (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: suckers
    Entry: n. pl. 1. peeled sections of sugar cane, sucked for their sweet juice: 1936 Wen I in de road I can't eat cane cuz I ain' got ...

  • Definitions starting with S: suck-rip(s)
    Entry: [etym. uncertain, but possibly from suck + ribs from heaving motion, by devoicing of final consonant cluster] v. to limp. cf. SUPPRICK (Nassau) —n. epithet for ...

  • Definitions starting with S: suck teeth
    Entry: [Atlantic, US Black (Smiley 1919:378); calque on an African idiom, e.g. Mende yongoi vofoin (lit. teeth suck) (Rickford & Rickford 1976:23) or Twi ano kyew (lit. mouth ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sud
    Entry: [cf. OED sudd idem 17th century] n. suds; foam: Rub the bamboo leaves on your clothes till you get sud (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sudge
    Entry: [from suds by /z/ to /zh/] v. to lather. (Black) —count n. piece of foam: You can see the sudges on the sea (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sugar banana
    Entry: [from its sweetness] n. a variety of small, sweet banana: We does grow all kind of banana, specially dem sweet sugar banana (Nassau). (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sugar, honey, ice, tea
    Entry: [cf. W3 sugar idem; a euphemism, the initial letters of which form the word shit] intj. an exclamation of annoyance. (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sun: when the sun and moon fight
    Entry: phr. 1. an eclipse. (Nassau) 2. the vernal or autumnal equinox. cf. WHEN THE SUN CROSS THE LINE (Mayag.) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: supply: in supply of
    Entry: phr. supplied with: They commit petty crimes to keep themselves in supply of drugs (COB). (Nassau) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: suppose
    Entry: [US Black idem; cf. You're not supposed to . . . ] v. ought: You don't suppose to do that (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sweet
    Entry: adj. 1. [Atlantic; cf. OED, having a pleasant taste (but last quot. with meat etc. is 1765); cf. Port. Cr. doši tasty, from Port. doce sweet ...

  • Definitions starting with S: sweet-talk
    Entry: v. [Car.; US dial. South idem ADD; cf. SWEET-MOUTH v.] to coax or persuade; to flatter: Child, don't try sweet-talk me — you ain't going no ...

  • Definitions starting with S: swelly
    Entry: [cf. OED swelling idem; possibly related to W Car. swaati fat, bloated DJE by rhotacism and /l, r/ alternation)] adj. bulging: A fat, swelly black ...

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