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  • Definitions starting with O: other
    Entry: /óda/ [cf. NEXTother, plus hypercorrection; cf. Haitian lót idem HCEFD] adj. (in a series) next: One is gumelemi bark, the other one is five-finger, the ...

  • Definitions starting with O: otherwise
    Entry:  [cf. OED no other wise 1597 (standard US usage does not permit no, any, etc. before otherwise); cf. also "Otherwise than that, as the Bermudians ...

  • Definitions starting with O: Our Father Prays (Praise, Prayer)
    Entry: [from the first line of the prayer, "Our Father, who art in heaven"; cf.PRAYS,PRAISE prayer, and note that dialect speakers can interpret Our Father as possessive ...

  • Definitions starting with O: out
    Entry: v 1. [Car.; OED idem obs. →1621; aiso dial. in Brit. EDD, US South ADD] to put out (a light, etc.), to extinguish: 1918 My ...

  • Definitions starting with O: outen
    Entry: prep. [also Scots CSD, US dial. South WSCII out of: 1895 'E taken out 'is han'ke'chief outen 'is pocket (Edwards 91). (Black) —v. 1. [also ...

  • Definitions starting with O: out island
    Entry: [OED, applied esp. to the Shetlands, Orkneys, Hebrides, and other smaller islands at a distance from the mainland of Britain; W3 an island other than ...

  • Definitions starting with O: out-islander
    Entry:  [cf. OUT ISLAND ] n. a native of any island of the Bahamas except New Providence: 1888 She lives in great comfort for an out-islander ...

  • Definitions starting with P: palming
    Entry: palming [OED palm to stroke with the palm of the hand] n. masturbation. cf. MISS PALMER (Gen.) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: out out
    Entry: v. 1. [E Car. (CoLlymore 83, Yansen 40); cf. OUT v. 1. + out particle] to extinguish: Out out the light (Exuma). He outing it out ...

  • Definitions starting with O: outside
    Entry: [cf. OUTSIDE CHILD] adj. illegitimate: outside brother (Nassau). —adv. out of wedlock: I got two brother inside but I got—let me see—how much outside? (Andros). ...

  • Definitions starting with O: outside closet
    Entry:  [cf. OED closet short for water closet] n. privy; outside toilet: 1978 D' only paper we had was d' Tribune an' Montgomery Ward catalog all ...

  • Definitions starting with O: out somebody's light
    Entry: [DAE, DHS cf. OUT v. 1. extinguish, and DHE out to kill] phr. to kill someone (underworld term?). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: out something off
    Entry: [cf. OED out to blot out obs. →1653] v. to erase something (from a blackboard): He outin' it off (San Sal.). cf. OUTEN V. 2, ...

  • Definitions starting with O: out the way
    Entry: [cf. OED out of the way seldom met with, peculiar, devious; cf. OUT out of] adj, t. unusual: 19361 didn' tink it wuz out o' ...

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