Dictionary: OS – OUTN


• OSAMA YO MAMA
phr. used as a general insult …2002 US teen sl.

• O SAWS!
int. for shame! …1826 Eng. dial.

• OSCAR
n. 1. a homosexual male …19C
n. 2. an offensive, unlikeable person …1905 US sl.
n. 3. money …1917 Aust. & NZ rhyming sl. for ‘cash’ (Oscar Asche)
n. 4. a handgun …1949 US sl.
n. 5. a prejudiced, narrow-minded person …1973 US sl.
vb. to commit pederasty …19C Brit.

• OSCAR ASCHE;  OSCAR ASH 
n. cash; money …1905 Aust. rhyming. sl.

• OSCARIZE
vb. to act as a pederast …19C

• OSCAR SLATER
adv. later …1985 Sc. rhyming sl.

• OSCITANT
adj. gaping from drowsiness, yawning; hence, drowsy, dull, indolent, negligent, inattentive through drowsiness …1625 rare or obs.

• OSCITATE
vb. to yawn or gape from drowsiness …1623 obs. rare

• OSCULABLE
adj. capable of being kissed …1893 nonce word

• O-SIGN
n. the open mouth of a very sick hospital patient …1980 medical usage

• OSSIFER
n. an officer …L19 sl.

• OSSIFIED
adj. drunk; turned into bone by alcohol …E20 US sl.

• OSTENTATE
adj. boasted, vaingloriously displayed …1615 obs. rare
vb. 1. to make a show of, to show off; to display ostentatiously or boastfully …c1540 rare
vb. 2. to show, to display …1630 obs.
vb. 3. to boast …1670 obs.

• OSTENTATORY
adj. intended to attract attention or admiration; ostentatious …1657 obs. rare

• OSTENTATRIX
n. an ostentatious woman …1611 obs. rare

• OSTREOPHAGOUS
adj. eating or feeding on oysters …1857 obs.

• O’SULLIVAN
n. 1. a farmer; a rustic …1933 sl.
n. 2. a gullible person; a dupe …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OTHER
adj. of clothes: best, dressiest …1831 Amer. dial.

• THE OTHER
n. 1. sexual activity or intercourse …1922 euphemism
n. 2. homosexual activities …1922 euphemism

• OTHERGATES
adj. of another fashion of kind; different …c1589 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
adv. in another manner or way, otherwise, differently …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

• OTHER HALF
n. 1. one’s husband …1965 Amer. sl.
n. 2. one’s wife …1965 Amer. sl.

• THE OTHER HALF
n. a second or return drink …1922 sl., orig. naval usage

• OTHEROUS
adj. otherwise, different …B1900 Eng. dial.

• OTHER PARTS
n. the human breasts …M17 Brit.

• OTHER ROOM
n. the living room …1973 Amer. dial.

• OTHER SEX
adj. homosexual …19C colloq.
n. the opposite sex …19C colloq.

• OTHER SIDE OF BOURKE
n. a long way away, a place far away …20C sl.

• THE OTHER THING
n. sexual activity …1846 euphemism

• OTHERWAYS
adv. otherwise …1899 Amer. dial.

• OTHERWISE
adj. pregnant …20C Amer. dial.

• OTIANT
adj. at leisure, doing nothing, idle, indolent, at ease …1878 rare

• OTIE
n. a coyote …1931 Amer. dial.

• OTIG
n. a gullible person; a dupe …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OTOMY
n. 1. a skeleton …1790 Eng. dial.
n. 2. a very thin, emaciated person or animal, a ‘bag of bones’ …1834. dial.

• O.T.R.
adj. expecting the menses (On The Rag) …20C US sl.

• OTTER-DRIZZLE
n. a fine mist …1933 Amer. dial.

• OTTER WEATHER
n. a season of comfortable weather before the spring …1967 Amer. dial.

• OTTIMAZE
n. a skeleton …1790 Eng. dial.

• OTTIMIZE
n. a skeleton …1790 Eng. dial.

• OTTOMY
n. 1. a skeleton …1790 Eng. dial.
n. 2. a pigmy, a diminutive person, a small thin ‘slip of a fellow’ …1848 Ireland

• OTTREL
n. a scar with a rough surface …Bk1898 Eng. dial.

• OTTYMOBILE
n. an automobile …1942 Amer. dial.

• OTTY-MOTTY
n. 1. a pigmy, a diminutive person, a small thin ‘slip of a fellow’ …1863 Eng. dial.
n. 2. suspense …1886 Eng. dial.

• OU
n. a male person; a fellow …1949 S. Afr.

• OUBLIANCE
n. forgetting, forgetfulness, oblivion …c1477 obs.

• OUCH
vb. to hurt, to cause pain to …1952 Amer. dial.

• OUCHIMAGOOGA
n. love-making …1940s US sl.

• OUCHY
adj. 1. unwell, feeling discomfort …1965 Amer. dial.
adj. 2. irritable, short-tempered, touchy, easily offended, sensitive, intolerant …1966 Amer. dial.

• OUDACIOUS
adj. audacious, bold …1891 Amer. dial.
adv. exceedingly, uncommonly, very …Bk1898 Eng. dial.

• OU-LA-LA GIRL
n. a French girl …World War I Amer sl.

• OULDISH
adj. cunning, knowing …1837 Eng. dial.

• OULD SOD
n. Ireland …19C sl.

• OULIE 
n. oil …1787 Sc.

• OUNDS!
int. an oath …L19 euphemism

• OUNS!
int. an oath …L19 euphemism

• OUPHE
n. an elf, a goblin …1812 Sc.

• OURIE
adj. 1. of persons and things: dismal, gloomy, miserable-looking from cold or illness; cold and cheerless, depressing, dejected …1785 Sc.
adj. 2. of weather: dull and chilly, raw, black …c1850

• OUR LADY’S BANDS
n. ‘confinement’ at childbirth; accouchement …1495 obs.

• OUR UNCLE
n. the USA, esp. the US armed forces, or other federal/national authorities …M19 sl.

• OURWHERE
adv. anywhere; everywhere …a1300 obs.

• OUSLEY
adj. slovenly, unkempt; miserable, broken-down …1824 Sc.

• OUT
adj. 1. drunk; unconscious from alcohol …18C colloq.
adj. 2. dead …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
adj. 3. drug intoxicated …M20 US drug culture sl.
adj. 4. having openly acknowledged one’s homosexuality …1979 sl.
n. outcome …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
vb. 1. to knock out …1896 sl., orig. boxing sl.
vb. 2. to kill deliberately …1900 sl.
vb. 3. to reveal someone’s homosexuality …1990 sl.

• THE OUT
n. the world outside prison …20C US prison sl.

• OUT AND IN
n. the chin …1920s US rhyming sl.

• OUT-AND-OUT
adj. 1. complete, thoroughgoing, unqualified …E19
adj. 2. excellent, first-rate …M19
adv. completely, absolutely, utterly …L18
n. 1. strong beer …M19 sl.
n. 2. a brawl, a fist-fight …L19 US sl.
n. 3. a totally unacceptable person …20C African-American sl.

• OUT-AND-OUTER
n. 1. one who is seen as reaching extremes of behaviour, both good and bad, and defined according to context …E19
n. 2, a notable lie …M19 sl.
n. 3. a brawl, a fist-fight …L19 US sl.
n. 4. something excellent …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OUTASIGHT
adj. excellent …1893 sl., orig. US

• OUT AUNT MAGGIE’S WINDOW
phr. of a homerun:  out of the ballpark …1962 US sl.

• OUT BACK O’ SUNSET
n. a long way away, a place far away …20C sl.

• OUTBRAID
vb. 1. to upbraid; to reproach …1509 obs.
vb. 2. to awake …B1900 obs.

• OUTCASTE
n. a hyena …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OUT-CHILD
n. an illegitimate child …20C Caribbean usage

• OUT COLD
adj. dead …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OUT-COME-SHOUT
n. a noisy disturbance …1927 Amer. dial.

• OUTCRY
n. an auction …1712

• OUTDACIOUS
adj. impudent, shameless, audacious, bold, incorrigible; of things: very bad, shocking …1885 Eng. & Amer. dial.
adv. extremely, very …1941 Amer. dial.

• OUTDOINGEST
adj. most remarkable, most extraordinary …1909 Amer. dial.

• THE OUTDOINGEST
n. the most remarkable, most extraordinary …1942 Amer. dial.

• OUTDONE
adj. put out, perplexed, exasperated, displeased; disappointed, overcome, beaten, humiliated, embarrassed …1816 Amer. dial.

• OUTDOOR LIBRARY
n. an outside toilet building …1965 Amer. dial.

• OUTDOOR PLUMBING
n. a privy; an outhouse …20C US colloq.

• OUT-DUGAN
vb. to outwit, to get the better of, to cheat …1923 Amer. dial.

• OUTED
adj. 1. disappointed …1903 Amer. dial.
adj. 2  dead; killed …World War I sl.

• OUTEN
prep. without …1895 Amer. dial.
vb. 1. to extinguish a fire; to turn off a light …1878 Amer. dial.
vb. 2. to take out, to remove something, to erase …1928 Amer. dial.
vb. 3. to utter, to say …1951 Amer. dial.

• OUTER
n. one who is seen as reaching extremes of behaviour, both good and bad, and defined according to context …E19

• OUTFALLING
n. a falling out; a quarrel; contention …a1670 Sc. obs.

• OUTFAVOR
vb. to be better looking than, to be more handsome …1912 Amer. dial.

• OUTFIT
n. 1. a person or persons …1867 sl., orig. US, usually derogatory
n. 2. a male person; a fellow …1867 sl., chiefly US, usually derogatory
n. 3. a crowd of people …1883 sl., orig. US
n. 4. the male genitals …20C euphemism
n. 5. a regiment or other military unit …1916 sl.
n. 6. the apparatus with which a drug addict takes drugs …1951 drug culture sl.

• OUTFLEME
n. one who is banished; a fugitive from his country; an exile …a1300 obs. rare

• OUT FOR THE LONG COUNT
adj. dead …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OUT FRONT
adj. open, honest …1950s sl., orig. US

• OUTGOING MAIL
n. artillery fire; also, bombs …1919 US Army and Marine Corps usage

• OUTHANDLE
vb. to tease, to pick on …1968 Amer. dial.

• OUTHERY
adj. fluffy, like fluff, shaggy …1942 Sc.

• OUTINGEST
adj. most remarkable or extraordinary …1884 Amer. dial.

• OUT IN THE CACTUS
phr. in a very remote area …1963 NZ sl.

• OUT IN THE COLD
adj. neglected; ignored …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OUTLAND
adj. foreign, alien …1942 Amer. dial.
adv. to a foreign or alien place …1938 Amer. dial.

• OUTLANDER
n. a person of foreign nationality; one not a native; a foreigner, a stranger …1605

• OUTLANDISH
adj. 1. foreign. from outside one’s own community …1815 Amer. dial.
adj. 2. strange …Bk1905 Amer. dial.

• OUTLANDISHER
n. a foreigner …1895 Amer. dial.

• OUTLASH
n. the act of lashing out; a sudden, quick outward stroke …1876
vb. 1. to squander, to be extravagant or prodigal …1611 obs.
vb. 2. to strike out violently …1614 obs.
vb. 3. to exaggerate …1620 obs.

• OUTLAW
n. 1. an animal, esp. a horse, that is unmanageable or untamable …1885 Amer. dial.
n. 2. one who hunts or fishes illegally …1954 Amer. dial.
n. 3. one who is crude or ill-mannered; a misfit; a child who misbehaves; an insignificant person; an immoral woman …1965 Amer. dial.
n. 4. a child of unwed parents; an illegitimate child …1966 Amer. dial.
n. 5. a foreigner; a stranger, an outsider …1968 Amer. dial.
n. 6. a mongrel; a dog of mixed breed …1986 Amer. dial.
n. 7. a prostitute who works independently from a pimp …20C sl.
vb. to hunt or fish illegally …1967 Amer. dial.

• OUTLAY
n. the crowd, the lot; a large group of people at a public gathering …1909 Amer. dial.

• OUTLET
n. an access road or driveway …1940 Amer. dial.

• OUT LIKE A LIGHT
adj. 1. unconscious …1934 sl.
adj. 2. dead …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• OUTLOOKINGEST
adj. prettiest …1975 Amer. dial.


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