Dictionary: BAK – BALD

• BAK
vb. 1790 Eng. dial. obs. – to beat
 
• BAKE
n. 1. 1738 Sc. – a biscuit
n. 2. 1823 Sc. &  Eng. dial. – a child’s term for its share of anything
n. 3. 1846 Amer. dial. – a social gathering at which a meal, esp. of baked food, is served
n. 4. 1860 US sl. – a fool, an idiot
n. 5. Bk1888 obs. – a wanton boy
n. 6. 1910s Irish sl. – an agitated state
n. 7. 1910s Irish sl. – anything bad
n. 8. 1910s Irish sl. – the head
n. 9. 1939 Amer. dial. – a meal or food usually prepared by baking
n. 10. 1990s sl. – an interrogation
n. 11. 1996 UK sl. – a hideaway or refuge
n. 12. Bk2006 Amer. surfing sl. – someone from Bakersfield in the Central Valley of California
vb. 1. 1460 obs. – to prepare, to make ready
vb. 2. 1861 Eng. dial.- to exhaust, to tire
vb. 3. Bk1898 Eng. dial. sl. – to sit or lie at ease
vb. 4. 1899 US sl. – to arrest
vb. 5. 1944 Amer. dial., Western usage – to ride in such a way as to overheat a horse
vb. 6. 1950s US prison sl. – to execute in the electric chair
vb. 7. 1950s US drug culture sl. – to prepare an injection of a narcotic by heating the powder and water mixture
vb. 8. 1980s Aust. prison sl. – to reprimand; to criticize severely
vb. 9. 20C teen & high school sl. – to smoke marijuana
 
• BAKE A CAKE
vb. 1958 Amer. dial. – among railroad workers: to build up steam in a locomotive; to get a good fire going in a locie or donkey engine
 
• BAKEBRAIN
n. 1949 US sl., derogatory – someone with limited or damaged mental faculties; a fool, an idiot; a stupid person
 
• BAKE-BREAK
n. 1980s US drug culture sl. – a break from work during which one smokes a pipe of cocaine
 
• BAKED
adj. 1. c1800 sl. – exhausted; tired out
adj. 2. 1930s sl. – sunburned or very tanned
adj. 3. 1961 Amer. dial. – of a horse: bruised or scraped by an ill-fitting saddle
adj. 4. 1975 US college sl. – drunk
adj. 5. 1978 US sl. – under the influence of marijuana
adj. 6. Bk1994 sl. – hungover 
adj. 7. 2000s sl. – intoxicated by cannabis
 
• BAKED BEAN
n. 1. 1882 US sl. – a native of Boston, Massachusetts
n. 2. 1999 Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘queen’  – a male homosexual
n. 3. 2000s rhyming sl. for ‘scene’ – a sexual encounter

• THE BAKED BEAN
n. Bk2007 UK rhyming sl. – the Queen
 
• BAKED DINNER
n. L19 criminals’ sl. – bread
 
• BAKED POTATO
n. 1969 US rhyming sl. for ‘pertater’ – a waiter
 
• BAKED UP
adj. 1. c1800 sl. – exhausted; tired out
adj. 2. 1930s sl. – sunburned or very tanned
 
• BAKED WIND
n. 1900s Amer. jocular usage – boasting; empty talk; nonsense
 
• BAKEHEAD
n. 1. 1929 Amer. dial. – among railroad workers: a locomotive fireman
n. 2. 1949 US sl. – a fool, an idiot; a stupid person; an insane or crazy person 
 
• BAKE IT
vb. L19 sl. – to refrain from visiting the lavatory, however desperate the need to defecate
 
• BAKE-MEAT
n. c1386 obs. – pastry; a pie
 
• BAKEMENT
n. 1877 Sc. – a pastry; a pie
 
• BAKEN
adj. c1325 arch. – baked, as bread or meat
 
• BAKE ONE
vb. 1990s sl. – to defer defecation, however urgently one requires it
 
• BAKE OVEN
n. 1969 Amer. dial. – in logging: a cruiser’s tent with one sloping side and two ends
 
• BAKE POTATOES
vb. 1930s US homosexual sl. – to have anal intercourse
 
• BAKER
n. 1. a1000 – one who bakes; one whose business it is to make bread
n. 2. 1859 Eng. dial. sl. – a cushion to sit or kneel upon; anything placed on a form to sit upon
n. 3. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a small pebble placed in an oven to indicate when it is sufficiently heated; the stone presents a floury-white appearance
n. 4. M19 US criminals’ sl. – a loafer, an idler
n. 5. 1927 Sc. – a wild bee unable to sting
n. 6. 1941 Amer. dial. – the rear room of an addition to a home
n. 7. 1948 Amer. dial. – any item of food which is suitable for baking
n. 8. 1950s US criminals’ sl. – the electric chair
n. 9. 1960s homosexual sl. – a seller of marijuana
n. 10. 1960s US college sl. – the grade B
 
• BAKERESS
n. 1837 rare – a female baker
 
• BAKER FLYING
n. 20C sl. – menstruation
 
• BAKER-KNEED
adj. 1. 1652 –  knock-kneed
adj. 2. 17C sl. – effeminate
 
• BAKER-LEGGED
adj. 1. 17C sl. – effeminate
adj. 2. 18C sl. – knock-kneed
 
• BAKER LEGS
n. 1780 Sc. – knock-knees
 
• BAKERS
n. 19C sl. – large or clumsy boots or shoes
 
• BAKER’S DOZEN
n. 1. L19 rhyming sl. – a cousin
n. 2. 1970s US homosexual sl. – a group of attractive young men
 
• BAKER SIERRA
n. 1986 US military sl. (radio code Baker ‘B’ + Sierra ‘S’ for ‘bullshit’) – nonsense
 
• THE BAKER’S IS CLOSED
phr. 1960s US homosexual sl. – sex is not available
 
• BAKER’S YEAST
n. 1983 Aust. rhyming sl. – a priest
 
• BAKERY GOODS
n. 1960s US homosexual sl. – the buttocks; the anus
 
• BAKES
n. Bk1891 Amer. thieves’ sl. – a schoolboy
 
• BAKE SALE
n. 1980s US drug culture sl. – a session of smoking crack cocaine
 
• BAKE SOMEONE’S BREAD
vb. 14C sl. – to kill, to ‘do for’
 
• BAKESTER
n. 1. a1000 – a baker; orig. a female baker
n. 2. 1859 Eng. dial. sl. obs. – a sluggard, a lazy fellow, one fond of lying about
 
• BAKE-STUFF
n. 1903 Amer. dial. – baked goods
 
• BAKE THE TUBE STEAK
vb. Bk2006 US sl. – to copulate
 
• BAKEY
n. L19 sl. – a baked potato
 
• BAKGAT
adj. 1960s S. Afr. – splendid, first-rate
int. 1960s S. Afr. – an exclamation of approval, pleasure, etc.
 
• BAKHARA
n. 1827 Amer. dial. – one who herds cattle or breaks wild horses; a cowboy
 
• BAKIE
n. 1. L19 sl. – a baked potato
n. 2. 1948 Amer. dial. – any item of food which is suitable for baking
 
• BAKING BREAD
n. 1888 Amer. dial. – in jump rope: a player runs in with a stone in his hand, and while jumping places it on the ground, straightens up, picks up the stone again, and runs out

• BAKING BROWNIES
n. 2000 US students’ sl. – breaking wind
 
• BAKING-PLACE
n. 1859 Eng. dial. sl. – a sofa or couch
 
• BAKING POT
n. 19C sl. – the vagina
 
• BAKING POWDER MAN
n. 1933 African-American sl. – a bluffer, a know-it-all
 
• BAKING-SPITTLE
n. 1874 Eng. dial. sl. – the tongue
 
• BAKKES!
int. 1982 Amer. dial. – dirty! filthy! often used as a warning to children
 
• BAKKIE
int. 1982 Amer. dial. – dirty! filthy! often used as a warning to children
n. 1. 1960s S. Afr. – a light truck, a pick-up, a 4×4 vehicle
n. 2. 1982 Amer. dial. – human excrement
 
• BAKKY
n. 1821 sl. – tobacco
 
• BAKONT
adj. 1939 Amer. dial. – known, acquainted
 
• BAKORE
n. 1970s S. Afr. – large, protruding ears
 
• BAKS!
int. 1982 Amer. dial. – dirty! filthy! often used as a warning to children
 
• BAKSHEESH
adj. 1910s Aust. sl. – convenient, easy, undemanding
adv. 1910s Aust. sl. – for free
n. 1. c1750 sl. – a gratuity, a tip
n. 2. 1910s sl. – something free, a ‘perk’
vb. M18 – to give a tip
 
• BAKSPANGANLIE
adv. 1871 Sc. – deceitfully
 
• BAL
n. 1. c1600 – a mine; the surface of a mine
n. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a nuisance, bother
n. 3. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – loud talking, chattering
n. 4. 1908 Sc. – noise; uproar; merriment
n. 5. Bk1982 Jewish – husband
 
• BALA
n. 1. E19 sl. – coarse or senseless talk
n. 2. 1990s sl. – a balaclava
 
• BALAAM
n. 1. 1826 journalistic sl. – temporary paragraphs reserved to fill up the columns of a newspaper or magazine
n. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – an ass
n. 3. Bk1922 – one who makes a profit from his own religion
 
• BALAAMITE
n. 1559 – one who follows religion for the sake of gain
 
• BALAAM’S ASS
n. Bk1822 – a servant who is more far-seeing than his master
 
• BALACK-HANDED
adj. 1. 1888 Eng. dial. – clumsy
adj. 2. 1888 Eng. dial. – left-handed
 
• BALACLAVA
n. M19 sl. – a full beard
vb. 20C rhyming sl. for ‘charver’ – to have sexual intercourse
 
• BALADINE
n. 1. 1599 obs. – a theatrical dancer; a mountebank, a buffoon
n. 2. 1604 obs. – a ballad-maker or singer
n. 3. 1863 rare – a female public dancer
 
• BALAHACK
n. L19 sl., euphemism – ‘Hell’
vb. 1. L19 US sl. – to confuse, to blunder
vb. 2. 1930s US sl. – to beat severely
vb. 3. 1930s US sl. – to impose upon
 
• BALAHU
n. 1940s W. Indies – a noisy, boisterous person
 
• BALALOO
n. Bk1911 Sc. – a lullaby; sleep
 
• BALANCE
n. 1. 1297 obs. – subjective uncertainty; hesitation, wavering, doubt
n. 2. 1330 obs. – objective uncertainty or suspense; risk, hazard
n. 3. 1647 obs. rare – a pendulum
vb. 1. 1583 obs. rare – to ballast
vb. 2. 1655 – to waver, to deliberate, to hesitate
vb. 3. 1940s Aust. sl. – to swindle
 
• BALANCED WALL
n. 1931 Amer. dial. – a stone wall or fence
 
• BALANCE-MASTER
n. 1753 – a posture-maker, a tumbler, an equilibrist
 
• BALANCEMENT
n. 1862 rare – a balanced condition; equilibrium, equipoise
 
• BALANCE-MISTRESS
n. 1801 – a posture-maker, a tumbler, an equilibrist
 
• BALANCER
n. c1510 – one who balances himself in difficult positions; a tumbler, an acrobat
 
• BALANCE WALL
n. 1931 Amer. dial. – a stone wall or fence
 
• BALANDER
n. 1847 Aust. sl.  – an Aboriginal name for a White man
 
• BALANGAS
n. 1980s US sl. – the female breasts
 
• BALANT
adj. 1702 obs. – bleating, baaing
 
• BALASING
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a beating, a flogging
 
• BALATRO
n. 1623 obs. – a foolish, nonsensical prater
 
• BALATRON
n. 1623 obs. rare – a babbling, prating fellow; a vain talking fellow; a jester, a buffoon; a rascally base knave, a thief; a  contemptible fellow
 
• BALATROON
n. 1623 – a buffoon; a contemptible fellow; a rascally, base knave
 
• BALATROUGH
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. obs. – a foolish, nonsensical prater
 
• BALBUS
n. Bk1910 – a stammerer
 
• BALBUTIATE
vb. 1731 – to stammer or stutter
 
• BALBUTIENT
adj. 1642 – stammering, stuttering
 
• BALCH
adj. 1. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of birds: unfledged, bare
adj. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of persons: bald
 
• BALCHER
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a young bird
 
• BALCH-HEADED
adj. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of persons: bald
 
• BALCHIN
n. 1881 Eng. dial. – a young, unfledged bird
 
• BALCON
n. 1635 obs. rare – a balcony
 
• BALCONETTE
n. 1876 – a miniature balcony
 
• BALCONY
n. 1. 1860 Amer. dial. – a porch constructed at the ground level of a home
n. 2. 1940s Aust. sl. – the female breasts, esp. as thrust up and forward in the brassieres of the 1940s-50s
n. 3. 20C US sl. – protruding buttocks
 
• BALD
adj. 1. 1362 – bare or destitute of meaning or force; lacking in vividness of description; meagre, trivial, paltry
adj. 2. 1607 obs. – of persons: bare-headed
adj. 3. 1690 – streaked or marked with white, as a horse
adj. 4. 1809 – of eyes: lidless, staring
adj. 5. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of birds: unfledged
adj. 6. 1908 Sc. – skilful, quick, good
adj. 7. 20C teen & high school sl. – bad; terrible
n. 1. 1838 Amer. dial. – a bare or treeless mountain top
n. 2. 1866 Sc. – a ravelled knot
n. 3. 1969 Amer. dial. – a naturally hornless cow
vb. 1602 obs. – to make bald, to deprive of hair
 
• BALDARACH
adj. 1830 Sc. – fearless
 
• BALDARE
n. 1583 obs. rare – din, uproarious noise
 
• BALD AS A BABY’S ASS
adj. 1960 Amer. sl. – completely bald
 
• BALD AS A BANDICOOT
adj. 1910s Aust. sl. – totally bald
 
• BALD AS A COOT
adj. 1. B1913 sl. – perfectly bald
adj. 2. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – undressed; nude
 
• BALD AS AN EAGLE
adj. Bk1995 US sl. – very bald
 
• BALD AS AN EGG
adj. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – undressed; nude
 
• BALD BRIGADE
n. 1900s US sl. – in a theatre: the front row of seats at a stage performance, esp. a burlesque, presumably occupied by old men
 
• BALD-COOT
n. 1. 1823 – one who has a bald head
n. 2. a1823 sl. – an old man who has lost all his money gambling
 
• BALD EAGLE
n. Bk1988 Aust. sl. – a bald person
 
• BALDEEN
n. 1866 Sc. – the halibut
 
• BALDER
vb. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to use coarse language, to abuse
 
• BALDERDASH
n. 1. 1611 obs. – any adulterated or mixed drink, typically milk and beer, beer and wine, brandy and mineral water, which, while duly consumed, was generally considered unpleasant
n. 2. 1674 – a senseless jumble of words; nonsense, trash, spoken or written
n. 3. 1702 sl. – an innkeeper
n. 4. 1715 Eng. dial. – filthy or obscene talk or writing; impudent language; abuse
n. 5. 1821 Anglo-Irish – a fool
n. 6. 1854 Eng. dial. – weak, washy drink
vb. 1674 – to make a jumbled mixture of liquors; to mix with inferior ingredients, to adulterate
 
• BALDERTON
n. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – a garrulous, complaining person
 
• BALDFACE
n. 1. 1785 Amer. dial. – a horse having a white face or a conspicuous white mark on the face; often used as a nickname
n. 2. 1834 US sl. – raw or inferior whisky
n. 3. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – new whisky
n. 4. 1969 Amer. dial. – a naturally hornless cow
 
• BALD-FACED
adj. 1. 1648 Amer. dial. – of a horse: having a white face, or a white mark on the face
adj. 2. Bk1898 Eng. dial. – of men: having neither beard nor whiskers
adj. 3. Bk1902 colloq. – of drinks: unmixed with water
adj. 4. 1969 Amer. dial. – said jokingly of a person’s face
 
• BALDFACE DISH
n. 19C US sl. – a plain white china plate
 
• BALDFACED LIAR
n. Bk1989 – an infamous liar
 
• BALDFACED SHIRT
n. 1889 Amer. sl. – a men’s white dress shirt with a starched front
 
• BALDFACED STAG
n. M19 sl. – a bald man
 
• BALDFACE JUICE
n. E19 US sl. – cheap, potent whisky
 
• BALDFACE WHISKY
n. E19 US sl. – cheap. potent whisky
 
• BALDHEAD
n. 1. 1535 – one who has a bald head
n. 2. 1868 sl. – an old man, esp. as an ogler of young women. e.g. chorus-girls
n. 3. 1923 Amer. dial. – the bare rounded top of a plateau, mesa, or mountain
n. 4. 1937-41 US sl. – in automotive repair: a bald tire
n. 5. 1950s W. Indies – a White person
n. 6. 1969 Amer. dial. – a naturally hornless cow
n. 7. 1970s W. Indies sl. – a non-Rastafarian Black person
n. 8. Bk1994 drug culture sl. – a disparaging word for an outsider 
n. 9. 20C W. Indies – a member of the Rastafarian cult who does not, however, sport the characteristic beard and dreadlocks
 
• BALD-HEADED
adj. 1. 1880 US sl. – hairless, bare; hence, shining white
adj. 2. 1884 African-American sl. – stupid, foolish
adj. 3. c1895 US sl. – completely unprepared; utterly spontaneous
adj. 4. 1931 US sl. – narrow, bare
adj. 5. L19 African-American sl. – deliberately deceptive, underhand
adv. 1. 1848 Amer. dial. – precipitately; hurriedly, without caution
adv. 2. 1889 US sl. – to the point of frustration or exhaustion
 
• BALD-HEADED BANDIT
n. 1960s sl. – the penis
 
• BALD-HEADED BASTARD
n. 1920s sl. – the penis
 
• BALD-HEADED BUTTER
n. L19 sl. – a portion of butter in which there are no hairs (used during the pre-industrial era of butter manufacture)
 
• BALD-HEADED CHAMP
n. L19 sl. – the penis, esp. an uncircumcised penis
 
• BALD-HEADED CHICKEN-FUCKER
n. 1976 US sl. – a depraved or disgusting fellow
 
• BALD-HEADED DEPARTMENT
n. 1900s US sl. – in a theatre: the front row of seats at a stage performance, esp. a burlesque, presumably occupied by old men
 
• BALD-HEADED END OF A BROOM
n. 1917 US sl. – the handle
 
• BALD-HEADED FRIAR
n. L19 sl. – the penis, esp. an uncircumcised penis
 
• BALDHEADED HERMIT
n. a1890 sl. – the penis, esp. an uncircumcised penis
 
• BALD-HEADED LUMP
n. 1930s US tramps’ sl. – a parcel of food containing only the basics, with no ‘sweets’ such as cake or pie
 
• BALD-HEADEDLY
adv. 1920 colloq. – heedlessly; hastily
 
• BALD-HEADED MOUSE
n. 1980s US homosexual sl. – the erect penis
 
• BALDHEADED ROW
n. 1. 1889 US – in a theatre: the front row of seats at a stage performance, esp. a burlesque, presumably occupied by old men
n. 2. 1965 Amer. dial. – a row of seats within a church, usually near the front
 
• BALD-HEADED SAILOR
n. L19 sl. – the penis, esp. an uncircumcised penis
 
• BALDHEAD ROW
n. 1887 US sl. – in a theatre: the front row of seats at a stage performance, esp. a burlesque, presumably occupied by old men
 
• BALDICOOT
n. 1. 1848 – one who has a bald head
n. 2. Bk1885 – a monk: on account of his somber raiment and shaven crown
 
• BALDIE
n. 1. M19 sl., orig. US – a bald man
n. 2. 1899 US sl., orig. tramps’ & criminals’ usage – an old man, not necessarily baldheaded
 
• BALDIN
n. 1866 Sc. – the halibut
 
• BALDIST
n. Bk2006 Amer. sl. – one who will not date bald men
 
• BALD MAN IN A BOAT
n. 20C sl. – the clitoris
 
• BALDNESS
n. 1774 – meagre simplicity or poverty of style; lack of ornament; bareness, nakedness
 
• BALDOBER
n. L19 criminals’ sl. – a boss, a leader, a spokesman
 
• BALDOVER
n. 1. Bk1891 sl. – a thief
n. 2. L19 criminals’ sl. – a boss, a leader, a spokesman 
 
• BALDOWER
n. 1. L19 criminals’ sl. – a boss, a leader, a spokesman
n. 2. Bk1890 Yiddish – one who conveys information; a spy
 
• BALD-PATE
n. 1601 – one who has a bald head
 
• BALD-PATED
adj. 1603 – bald
 
• BALDPATE FRIAR
n. L19 sl. – the penis, esp. an uncircumcised penis
 
• BALD-RIB
n. 1621 – a lean bony person
 
• BALDRIC
n. 1530 obs. – a chain for the neck; a necklace
 
• BALDSTROD
n. a1500 Sc. – a bawd, a procuress
 
• BALD-TYRE BANDIT
n. 1977 criminals’ sl. – a traffic police officer
 
• BALDUCTUM
adj. 1577 obs. – trashy, rubbishy, nonsensical
n. 1593 obs. – a farrago of words; trash, balderdash, nonsense
 
• BALDWIN
n. 1. Bk1717 – a bold visitor
n. 2. Bk2006 US sl. – a good-looking male
 
• BALDY
n. 1. 1833 colloq. – a bald-headed person; a nickname for a bald-headed man
n. 2. 1894 Amer. dial. – a horse or cow having a white face, or a white mark on the face; often used as a nickname
n. 3. 1899 US sl. – an old man, not necessarily baldheaded
n. 4. 1941 US sl. – a haircut, typically given to military recruits, in which the hair is clipped as short as possible; a shaved or bald head
n. 5. 1966 Amer. dial. – a ball bearing used as a playing marble
n. 6. 1967 US sl. – a worn automobile tire having little or no tread left

• THE BALDY MAN
n. Bk2007 Sc. sl. – the penis
 
• BALDYSTROT
n. 1362 obs. – a bawd, male or female; a pander, a procuress


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