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  • Definitions starting with C: chin-chin
    Entry: See CHEE-CHEE ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chinchy
    Entry: adj. 1. [US dial. idem ADD; OED, niggardly obs. 1653] stingy: That man so chinchy! All them dilly on he tree and he won't give us none! ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Chinee shop
    Entry: [Car.; cf. US dial. South, Black cheny store idem ADD; cf. CHINEE; cf. Réunion Cr. Fr. "Le creole ne dit pas 'aller a l'épicerie' mais 'aller chez ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Chinese roach
    Entry: [US Black idem (Labov 1972:317); cf. DJE "Chiney ...implies small size] n. the small German cockroach (Blattella germanica) as opposed to the three-inch DRUMMER ROACH. = AMERICAN ROACH, HAITIAN ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chinker
    Entry: See CHEE-CHEE. ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chinny briar, chinny bush
    Entry: [cf. CHANEY VINE] n. a plant, probably Smilax havanensis: Chinny briar fine-fine, with plenty prickle. (Adelaide) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chip-chip
    Entry: (Black); chippie (Nassau) [cf. DJE chip-chip bird (onomatopoeic) American warblers] n. the yellow-throated warbler, Dendroica petechia, D. dominica: 1960 (Bond 194); 1972 (Paterson 131-46).= YELLOW ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chirone
    Entry: /chirówn/ [etym?] n. a pair of STRAW1 saddle bags: 1963 Across [the horse's] back I hung what on Crooked Island is called a chirone: a ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chiss
    Entry: (Black); chist (White) [cf. US dial. South chist ADD; OED chist obs. → 1601]  n. chest, trunk: 1832 Chist of drawers (Farquhqrson 58). 1895 She ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chock, chack, chuck, jock
    Entry: [Car.; cf. OED chock as close or tight as can be; also Cr. Fr. zuk as far as (Hancock 1969: 69)] adv. all the way: ...

  • Definitions starting with C: chocolate tea
    Entry: [cf. TEA any hot drink] n. hot cocoa: He like to drink chocolate tea in the morning (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Christ
    Entry: See JESUS CHRIST ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Christmas rose
    Entry: [DJE same sp?] n. a tall plant (sp?) resembling the pineapple with a long stalk bearing strongly scented pink, white, or yellow flowers, which bloom at ...

  • Definitions starting with C: Christmas tree
    Entry: [OED, usually a fir] n. 1. a tree (sp?) resembling the pine but with yellow and white flowers. (San Sal., Mayag.) 2. a tree, Casuariana litorea. ...

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