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  • Definitions starting with B: bakimba
    Entry: /bakímba/ [from to stand akimbo: "To rest one's hands on the hips, keeping the elbows square, and sticking out from the body; an insolent, bullying ...

  • Definitions starting with B: ball
    Entry: n. 1. [Gul. idem (Parsons 1923:94); OED, balls fired from small arms are also called bullets] bullet. (San Sal.) 2. [cf. Scots ball a spree ...

  • Definitions starting with B: baller
    Entry: [cf. BALL 2 and OED obs., baller one who takes part in a ball; note also "Balum Rancum. A hop or dance, where the women ...

  • Definitions starting with B: ball-head
    Entry: /bóhl ed/ [Atlantic; from bald (with simplification of final consonant cluster, possibly with converging influence from ball sphere) + head] adj. 1. bald: Our preacher, ...

  • Definitions starting with B: ball-plated
    Entry: [W Car.; from bald-pated by folk etym.] adj. bald: 1918 Jack saw his head was bal'-plated and he say, "0 Mr. King! I could make ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bamboo
    Entry: (Andros, Long); bamboo mast, bamboo raft (Andros); bamboo pole (Inagua); bamboo sisal (San Sal., Mayag.); bamboo tree (Adelaide) [from the resemblance of its tall flowering ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bamboo shaker
    Entry: [cf. SHAKER musical rattle] n. a kind of rattle: 1975 A piece of bamboo tree trunk with a natural stopper and a cork stopper at ...

  • Definitions starting with B: banana bird
    Entry: [W Car, different sp.] n. 1. a bird, the banana quit or honeyereeper (Coereba flaveola): 1880 Banana bird. . . Bahama Honey Creeper (Cory 76). ...

  • Definitions starting with B: banana spider
    Entry: [W. Car.; often found among bananas DJE] n. a large spider, Heteropoda venatoria, resembling the tarantula, usually called GROUND SPIDER. (Exuma) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bang-bang
    Entry: [from a reduplication of bang, perhaps converging with similar African echoic words for striking, e.g. Twi bàm or Hausa bam DJE] intj. the sound of ...

  • Definitions starting with B: banister porch
    Entry: [cf. BANISTER RAILING] n. a porch with a railing: 1966 I jump right here on this bannister porch (Crowley 113). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with B: banny-sinkle
    Entry: (Andros); boungy-sticker or panny-sinky. (Nassau) [origin uncertain, but cf. Sar. asiíka, small crab, and folk etymology; cf. also Pap. panekrab crab (Hoyer 27) and Am. ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bantin
    Entry: [cf. bandy and US dial. banty bow-legged ADD] adj. bandy-legged: His legs bantin (San Sal.).  —n. the hip: Stop clappin' ya bantin at me (Cat).  ...

  • Definitions starting with B: bant-leg
    Entry: (Andros); ban-leg (Eleu.) [cf. BANTIN] adj. bandy-legged. ...

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