Dictionary: SPL – SPQ


• SPLAG
vb. 1980s US students’ sl. – to vomit

• SPLANG
n. 1970s African-American sl. – sharp words
vb. 1970s African-American sl. – to curse
 
• SPLASH
adj. M19 sl. – elegant, fashionable, distinguished
n. 1. M18 sl. – style, dash
n. 2. 19C sl. – a striking or ostentatious display, appearance or effect
n. 3. M19 sl. – make-up, cosmetics, esp. poudre de riz used to whiten the complexion
n. 4. 1922 sl. – a small quantity of liquid, esp. soda water, to dilute spirits
n. 5. 1940s African-American sl. – any form of water, eg. a river, a lake, a sea, a bath
n. 6. 1960 Brit. sl. – tea
n. 7. 1969 drug culture sl. – liquid amphetamine
n. 8. 1970s US sl. – a spending spree
n. 9. 1980s sl. – a woman who is the object of gang-rape or a voluntary participant in multiple intercourse
n. 10. 1980s sl. – an injection of methamphetamine and the quasi-orgasmic sensation this brings
vb. 1. 1910s sl. – to spend money extravagantly
vb. 2. 1930s sl. – to masturbate
vb. 3. 1940s US sl. – to lose a fight voluntarily, usually in return for payment; said of a boxer
vb. 4. 1990s African-American gang sl. – to shoot
 
• SPLASHER
n. an extravagant person …1910s sl.
 
• SPLASHING
adj. fine, excellent, first-rate …L19 sl.
adv. wonderfully, excellently, superbly …L19 sl.
n. garrulous or foolish chatter …L19 sl.
 
• SPLASH ON
vb. 1990s African-American gang sl. – to shoot
 
• SPLASH OUT (ON)
vb. 1934 sl. – to spend money recklessly; to squander
 
• SPLASH THE BOOTS
vb. 20C sl. – to urinate

• SPLASH THE SALTIES
vb. 1940s African-American sl. – to weep
 
• SPLASH-UP
adj. first-rate, excellent …L19 sl.
 
• SPLASHY
adj. fine, excellent, first-rate …L19 sl.
 
• SPLAT
int. L19 sl. – the slapping or splashing noise of something that hits a hard surface
n. 1950s sl. – the slapping or splashing noise of something that hits a hard surface
vb. 1920s sl. – to hit a hard surface with a slapping or splashing noise
 
• SPLAT MOVIE
n. a genre of ultra-violent films, coined as a name by director George Romero, e.g. ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ …1970s sl.
 
• SPLATTERATION
n. spatter, splatter …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

• SPLATTER DABS
n. 1940s US sl. – pancakes
 
• SPLATTERDASH
n. L19 sl. – an uproar
 
• SPLATTER FACE
n. L19 sl. – a broad face
 
• SPLATTER MOVIE
n. a genre of ultra-violent films, coined as a name by director George Romero, e.g. ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ …1970s sl.
 
• SPLATTER ONE’S BATTER
vb. to ejaculate …1990s sl.

• SPLAW
n. 1900s Aust. sl. – a person who lives or works in the bush
 
• SPLAY
n. 1940s drug culture sl. – marijuana

• SPLAY HEAD
n. 1980s US students’ sl. – a fool
 
• SPLEEF
n. a coned-shaped cigarette with a touch of hash …1980s US drug culture sl.
 
• SPLEEFER
n. a cigarette made from a mix of marijuana and crack cocaine …1990s drug culture sl.
 
• SPLEENY
adj. complaining or fussing over health; lacking in stamina and courage …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPLENDACEOUS;  SPLENDACIOUS;  SPLENDATIOUS
adj. 1. resplendently beautiful; gorgeous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
adj. 2. excellent; first-rate …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLENDICULAR
adj. 1. resplendently beautiful; gorgeous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
adj. 2. excellent; first-rate …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLENDICULOUS
adj. 1. resplendently beautiful; gorgeous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
adj. 2. excellent; first-rate …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLENDIDIOUS
adj. 1. splendid, excellent, first-rate, magnificent …M19 sl.
adj. 2. resplendently beautiful; gorgeous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLENDIDOUS
adj. 1. splendid, excellent, first-rate …M19 sl.
adj. 2. resplendently beautiful; gorgeous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLENDIDROUS
adj. 1. resplendently beautiful; gorgeous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
adj. 2. excellent; first-rate …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLENDIFEROUS
adj. 1. wonderful, excellent, first-rate, perfect, splendid, fine, brilliant …M19 sl.
adj. 2. resplendently beautiful; gorgeous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLENDIOUS
adj. 1609 obs. – splendid, very impressive, very good
 
• SPLEUCHAN
n. the vagina …L18 sl.
 
• SPLIB
n. 1. 1940s African-American sl. – a fellow Black person
n. 2. 1940s African-American sl. – a liberal Black who looks angry but will not upset the status quo
n. 3. 1970s sl. – a drunkard
 
• SPLIBBY
n. 1930s African-American sl. – a feeling of well-being
 
• SPLICE
n. 1. E19 sl. – one’s wife
n. 2. M19 sl. – the act or institution of marriage
vb. 1. E18 sl. – to have sexual intercourse
vb. 2. E18 sl. – to marry
vb. 3. 1900s – to perform the marriage ceremony
 
• SPLICED
adj. 1751 sl. – married
 
• SPLICER
n. a sailor …1910s sl.
 
• SPLICE THE MAIN BRACE
vb. to serve out grog or whisky, esp. in double rations for the purpose of celebration; hence, to offer or partake of liquor …1805 Amer. nautical sl.
 
• SPLICE-TOBY
n. the highway, the main road …M19 sl.
 
• SPLIF(F)
n. 1. 1936 sl., orig. W. Indies, esp. Rasta usage – a marijuana or hashish cigarette
n. 2. 1980s US students’ sl. – a particle of food lodged between teeth
n. 3. 1980s UK prison sl. – a hand-rolled cigarette, a cigarette paper
n. 4. 2000s sl. – cannabis
n. 5. 2000s African-American sl. – a male companion or friend
vb. 2000s sl. – to smoke a marijuana or hashish cigarette

• SPLIFFED
adj. 2000s sl. – intoxicated by cannabis

• SPLIFFHEAD
n. 1990s drug culture sl. – a smoker of cannabis

• SPLIFF-MAN
n. 1990s drug culture sl. – a smoker of cannabis

• SPLIGGATY-SPLACK
vb. 2000s African-American sl. – to ejaculate
 
• SPLIM
n. marijuana …1960s drug culture sl.
 
• SPLINKY
n. the penis …1999 US sl.

• SPLINTER
n. 1910s US sl. – a notably thin person

• SPLINTER BELLY
n. 1920s US tramps’ sl. – a tramp who works as a part-time carpenter
 
• SPLINTER-FIRE NEW
adj. new; novel …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLINTER NEW
adj. new; novel …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLISH AND SPLASH
vb. to debate a topic; to ponder without coming to a decision …1970s African-American sl.
 
• SPLIT
n. 1. one who betrays associates to the police or other authorities; an informer …1812 sl.
n. 2. a detective; a police officer …1891 sl.
n. 3. a half-bottle of champagne …L19 sl.
n. 4. a drink composed of two different alcoholic liquors …L19 sl.
n. 5. a small bottle of mineral water …L19 sl.
n. 6. a pimp, a procurer …L19 sl.
n. 7. small change …L19 sl.
n. 8. the division of criminal spoils …L19 sl.
n. 9. a half-glass of spirits …1900s sl.
n. 10. the vagina …1910s Aust. & US sl.
n. 11. women, viewed as sex objects …1910s Aust. & US sl.
n. 12. half water and half alcohol …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
n. 13. a 10-shilling note …1920s sl.
n. 14. a woman …1935 N. Amer. sl., derogatory
n. 15. a safety match …20C Aust. sl.
 
SPLIT
vb. to betray an associate to the police or other authority; to inform on; to incriminate …1795
vb. 2. to have sexual intercourse …L18 sl.
vb. 3. to walk or run at great speed; to go fast …L18 sl.
vb. 4. to disclose, to reveal secrets …M19 sl.
vb. 5. to quarrel with someone, to break off relations …M19 sl.
vb. 6. to share out profits or proceeds …1910s sl.
vb. 7. to divorce …1940s sl., orig. US
vb. 8. to leave, to depart …1950s sl.
 
• SPLIT A GUT
vb. 1. to vomit …L17 sl.
vb. 2. to hurt oneself by laughing too hard; to laugh hard …1936 Amer. sl.
vb. 3. to become very angry …1943 sl.
vb. 4. to strain or work very hard; to exert maximum effort …1953 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT ABOUT
vb. to inform, to betray, esp. to the police …M19 sl.
 
• SPLIT ALONG
vb. to move fast …19C sl.
 
• SPLIT APRICOT
n. the vagina …L17 sl.
 
• SPLIT-ARSE
adj. 1. very quickly …1910s sl.
adj. 2. given to showing off …1917 services’ sl., orig. air force
n. a woman; an uncomplimentary term for a female …20C sl.
 
• SPLIT-ARSE MECHANIC
n. a prostitute …L19 sl.
 
• SPLIT-ARSED ONE
n. a woman, esp. a baby girl …L19 sl.
 
• SPLIT-ARSE MECHANIC
n. a prostitute …L19 sl.
 
• SPLIT-ASS
adj. 1. unusual …1910s Aust.
adj. 2. given to showing off …1917 services’ sl., orig. air force
vb. (as ‘splitass’) to do stunt flying; to fly in a reckless manner …World War I Amer. sl.
 
• SPLITASS MERCHANT
n. a reckless individual; an expert stunt flier …World War I Amer sl.
 
• SPLIT ASUNDER
n. a costermonger …M19 rhyming sl.
 
• SPLIT BEAVER
n. the wide-open vagina, esp. as found in hardcore pornography …1972 sl.
 
• SPLIT BIT
n. an indeterminate sentence, subject to the decisions of the parole board …1950s US criminals’ sl.
 
• SPLIT CASE
n. a treacherous person …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT-CAUSE
n. a lawyer …L17 sl.
 
• SPLIT CROW
n. the sign of the spreadeagle …L18 sl.
 
• SPLIT FAIR
vb. to tell the truth …M19 sl.
 
• SPLIT FIG
n. 1. a grocer …L17 sl.
n. 2. the vagina …L19 sl.
 
• SPLIT FINGER 
n. a clerk; a prison clerk …1930s US prison & criminals’ sl.
 
• SPLIT FIRE NEW
adj. brand new …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPLIT ME!
int. an oath used by contemporary upper-class dandies …L17
 
• SPLITMENT
n. a scattering …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT MUTTON
n. 1. the penis …17C sl.
n. 2. the vagina …18C sl.
n. 3. womankind …18C sl., derogatory
 
• SPLITNEW
adj. new; novel …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT ONE’S SIDES
vb. to laugh heartily …1704
 
• SPLIT PEA
n. tea …1857 rhyming sl.
 
• SPLIT-SECOND
vb. to time by a stopwatch …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLITSEY
n. a kicking a person in the testicles while two people hold each leg akimbo …c1955 UK playground sl.
 
• SPLITTER
n. 1. a lawyer …L17 sl.
n. 2. an excellent hunt …1843 hunting sl.
 
• SPLITTER OF CAUSES
n. a lawyer …L17 sl.
 
• SPLIT THE AIR
vb. to travel at great speed …1870 US sl.
 
• SPLIT THE BLANKET
vb. 1. to separate, to divorce …1903 Amer. sl.
vb. 2. to divide one’s bed with another …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT THE BREEZE
vb. to go fast …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT THE KIPPER
n. a kicking a person in the testicles while two people hold each leg akimbo …c1955 UK playground sl.
 
• SPLIT THE SCENE
vb. to leave …1960s Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT THE SCENE AND LEAVE IT CLEAN
vb. to leave …1960s Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT THE WIND
vb. to go fast …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPLIT UP
vb. to end a relationship …1903 sl.
 
• SPLIVINS
n. amphetamine …Bk1998 drug culture sl.
 
• SPLOSH
n. money …1893 sl.
 
• SPLUDGE
n. a splurge …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
vb. to splurge …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPLURGE
vb. to spend money recklessly; to squander …1934 sl., orig. US
 
• SPLUTTER
n. 1. nonsense …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
n. 2. disorder …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPODOMANCY
n. Bk1991 – divination through the uses of ashes
 
• SPONDICULOUS
adj. excellent, first-rate, splendid, glorious, enjoyable …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPONDOOLICK:  SPONDULICK;  SPONDULIK
n. any money; a trivial amount of money …1923 US sl.
 
• SPONDOOLICKS;  SPONDOLIKS;  SPONDOOLIX;  SPONDULICKS;  SPONDULICS;  SPONDULIX
n. money …1857 sl., orig. US
 
• SPONGE
n. a toady …Bk1892 Amer. sl.
vb. to obtain something from someone exploitatively or by living parasitically on other …1673 colloq.
 
• SPONGE HAIR
n. hair that resists combing …1930s African-American sl.
 
• SPONGE IT OUT
vb. to forget something; to wipe something from one’s memory …L19 US sl.
 
• SPONGER
n. someone who lives at another’s expense …1677
 
• SPONORT
n. a stylish person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPONORTIC
adj. neat, trim, stylish …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPONORTY
adj. fancy, fussy, dressy, stylish …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPONS
n. money …M19 sl.
 
• SPONSOR
n. a man who ‘keeps’ a woman in return for sexual favours …1970s African-American sl.
 
• SPOO
n. semen …1980s US students’ sl.
vb. to ejaculate …1980s US students’ sl.
 
• SPOOCH
n. semen …1980s US students’ sl.
vb. to ejaculate …1980s US students’ sl.
 
• SPOOF
adj. fake, spurious, sham …L19 sl.
n. 1. a hoax, a confidence trick …L19 sl.
n. 2. semen …1910s Aust. sl.
vb. 1. to hoax, to fool, to trick …L19 sl.
vb. 2. to ejaculate …1910s sl.
int. nonsense! it is ridiculous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOOFER
n. a confidence trickster …L19 sl.
 
• SPOOFERY
n. trickery, hoaxing …L19 sl.
 
• SPOOFFEST
n. a conversation devoted to boasting or undependable talk …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOOFIE
n. an attractive young woman …1970s Aust. sl.
 
• SPOOGE
n. semen …1990s US sl.
 
• SPOOGY
adj. scary …1990s US teen sl.
 
• SPOOK
n. 1. a Black person … 1800s sl., orig. & chiefly US, derogatory
n. 2. orig. used by Black slaves as a reference to ghosts, and later as a reference to White people as ‘ghost-like’ …1800s African-American sl.
n. 3. a spy; an intelligence agent, especially CIA …1942 sl., orig. and chiefly US
n. 4. a fright, a scare …1980s S. Afr.
n. 5. an heroin addict …1990s drug culture sl.
vb. to scare, to unnerve; to take fright, to become scared or afraid …1920s US sl.
 
• SPOOKED
adj. afraid …1937 US sl.
 
• SPOOKY
adj. 1. eerie and supernatural; frightening …1854 sl., orig. US
adj. 2. nervous, easily frightened, superstitious …1920s US sl.
adj. 3. said of a dangerous or frightening wave …1966 surfers’ sl.
adj. 4. pertaining to the world of spies and espionage …1970s US sl.
 
• SPOON
n. 1. a fool, a simpleton …L18 sl.
n. 2. a flirt; a person who courts …1882 sl.
n. 3. a foolish, sentimental affection …M19 sl.
n. 4. a foolish, sentimental lover …M19 sl.
n. 5. money … Bk1903 sl.
n. 6. 1.2g (1/16 oz) of heroin …1950s drug culture sl.
n. 7. enough heroin to provide a single injection …1950s drug culture sl.
n. 8. a spoon used for heating drugs which are to be injected …M20 US drug culture sl.
n. 9. a spoon used for sniffing cocaine …M20 US drug culture sl.
n. 10. a tonguing technique used in cunnilingus …M20 US sl.
vb. 1. to flirt with, especially in a foolish or sentimental manner; to woo …1831 sl.
vb. 2. to pet or neck …E19 US colloq.
vb. 3. to lie together (and possible copulate) like two spoons stacked bowl-in-bowl …L19 US sl.
vb. 4. to perform sexual foreplay …19C Brit. sl.
vb. 5. to copulate …20C sl.
vb. 6. to eat together …1970s US students’ sl.
 
• SPOON AND GRAVY
n. a dinner jacket …20C
 
• SPOONEY
adj. 1. besotted with a member of the opposite sex …M19 sl.
adj. 2. weak-minded, simple; silly, esp. in demonstrating affection  …M19 sl.
adj. 3. orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
n. 1. a fool, a simpleton …L18 sl.
n. 2. an effeminate young man, possibly homosexual …M19 sl.
n. 3. one who is in sentimental love …M19 sl.
 
• SPOONEYISM
n. a silly demonstration of affection …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOONEYNESS
n. a silly demonstration of affection …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOONINESS
n. a silly demonstration of affection …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOONS
n. an infatuation …1846 sl.
 
• SPOONS ABOUT
adj. infatuated …c1859 sl.
 
• SPOONS ON
phr. 1. courting …M19 sl.
phr. 2. sentimentally in love with; infatuated  …c1859 sl.
 
• SPOONS WITH
adj. infatuated …c1859 sl.
 
• SPOON THE BURICK
vb. to pay attentions to one’s best friend’s wife or girlfriend …L19 sl.
 
• SPOON VICTUALS
n. invalid diet …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
• SPOONY
adj. 1. foolish, silly; weak-minded, simple …1805 colloq.
adj. 2. foolishly or sentimentally amorous; besotted with a member of the opposite sex …1805 colloq.
adj. 3. orderly, tidy, neat …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
n. 1. a fool, a simpleton …L18 sl.
n. 2. an effeminate young man, possibly homosexual …M19 sl.
n. 3. one who is in sentimental love …M19 sl.
 
• SPOONY DRUNK
adj. intoxicated with melancholy …19C sl.
 
• SPOONYISM
n. a silly demonstration of affection …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOONYNESS
n. a silly demonstration of affection …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOOPS
n. an oaf; a simpleton …M19 US sl.
 
• SPOORIE
n. a Black artisan …20C S. Afr.
 
• SPORES
n. 1. a psilocybe or “magic mushroom” …1960s drug culture sl.
n. 2. phencyclidine …1970s sl.
 
• SPORRAN
n. pubic hair …19C sl.
 
• SPORT
n. 1. copulation …L16
n. 2. an excellent or admirable person; one who reacts generously or pleasantly even in untoward situations …1881 sl.
n. 3. a playboy, a man about town, with the accent on gambling, womanizing, and other areas of the ‘fast’ life …L19 sl.
n. 4. an eccentric …L19 sl.
n. 5. a man, thus a general term of address to a man … 1923 sl., chiefly Aust. 
n. 6. a flashy person, one who wears showy clothes, affects smart manners, pursues pleasurable pastimes, or the like …colloq.
n. 6. a male prostitute …20C sl.
n. 7. a lecher … 20C sl.
n. 8. any male buddy … 20C sl.
vb. 1. to read an author for amusement (rather than instruction)… L17 sl.
vb. 2. to behave showily or ostentatiously in public …E18 sl.
vb. 3. to make a speculative investment in sport or business; to wager, to make a bet …E18 sl.
vb. 4. to treat, usually to food and/or to drink …E19 sl.
vb. 5. to have sexual intercourse …19C sl.
vb. 6. to spend money freely or extravagantly …M19 sl.
vb. 7. to spend money, usually on a woman …1980s African-American sl.
vb. 8. to give …1980s US students’ sl.
vb. 9. to wear stylish clothes …1980s African-American/students’ sl.
vb. 10. to wear, display, carry, etc., esp. with ostentation; to show off …colloq.
 
• SPORT A NESCIO
vb. to pretend not to understand anything …B1670 university sl.
 
• SPORT A REPORT
vb. to spread information around …M19 sl.
 
• SPORT A TOE
vb. to dance …E19 sl.
 
• SPORT A WOODY
vb. to have an erection …1980s US teen sl.
 
• SPORT BLUBBER
vb. to expose one’s bosom, especially a large, coarse woman …L18 sl.
 
• SPORTER
n. 1. a prostitute …19C W. Indies
n. 2. a brothel …20C Jamaican
 
• SPORTFUCK
vb. to have spontaneous, casual sexual intercourse …1960s sl.
 
• SPORTGIRL
n. a prostitute …19C W. Indies
 
• SPORT-HOUSE
n. a brothel …20C W. Indies
 
• SPORTIFY
vb. to make people laugh, to amuse …1950s W. Indies
 
• SPORTING
adj. well-dressed, looking good …1980s African-American/students’ sl.
n. the inhaling of cocaine …1960s sl.
vb. to inhale cocaine …Bk1998 drug culture sl.
 
• SPORTING CHANCE
. a fair chance, although one that cannot be predicted …L19 sl.
 
• SPORTING-GIRL
n. a prostitute …20C US colloq.
 
• SPORTING-GIRL’S MANAGER
n. a pimp …M20 US criminals’ sl.
 
• SPORTING GOODS
n. a male homosexual prostitute …20C sl.
 
• SPORTING HOUSE
n. a brothel …1855 sl.
 
• SPORTING LADY
n. a prostitute, especially when employed in a brothel …M19 sl.
 
• SPORTING LIFE
n. 1. a wife …20C rhyming sl.
n. 2. the lifestyle of a US pimp – the ‘good’ life, i.e. money, liquor, women, all the desired pleasures of the flesh …20C sl.
 
• SPORTS HACK
n. a sports-writer …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPORTSTER
n. a sports-car …1960 colloq.
 
• SPORT THE DAIRIES
vb. of a woman: to reveal her breasts …L18 sl.
 
• SPORT THE DAIRY
vb. to expose the breasts …c1780 sl.
 
• SPORTY
adj. 1. dissipated, fast …1885 colloq.
adj. 2. attractive, stylish, smart in dress, behaviour, etc. …1885 colloq.
adj. 3. flashy, showy …1885 colloq.
adj. 4. generous …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 
• SPOT
n. 1. a small alcoholic drink …1885 sl.
n. 2. imprisonment; a prison sentence …1901 US sl.
n. 3. among jazz musicians: usually a nightclub, but can signify any popular place such as Harlem, the Village, or Hollywood …1900s African-American sl.
n. 4. a short time; a moment …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
n. 5. an after-hours club …1980s African-American sl.
n. 6. a small quantity of anything …colloq., chiefly Brit.
vb. to see, to watch; to spy …Bk1902 thieves’ sl.
 
• SPOTLIGHT
n. a light-complexioned African-America woman; an American of mixed White and Black ancestry …1940s African-American sl.
 
• SPOTS
n. the music symbols on sheet music …1920s African-American sl.
 
• SPOTTED GIRL
n. a giraffe …Bk1942 Amer. circus sl.
 
• SPOTTED TIGER
n. 1. the cheetah …1784 obs.
n. 2. the leopard …1784 obs.
 
• SPOTTER
n. 1. a police spy; an informer …Bk1902 sl.
n. 2. a  person employed to watch the activity and behaviour of others, esp. employees, as for evidence of dishonesty …colloq.
n. 3. in drug culture: one who serves as a lookout for the police …1980s African-American sl.
 
• SPOTTERS
n. one’s eyes …1940s African-American sl.
 
• SPOT TV
n. the production or airing of television commercials sl.
 
• SPOUSE-BREACH
n. 1. adultery …a1225 obs.
n. 2. an adulterer …c1315 obs. rare
 
• SPOUT
n. the penis …19C sl.
vb. to talk loquaciously …1780 sl.
 
• SPOUTING
n. excessive talking …1930s African-American sl.
 
• SPOUTING A LOAD OF ANDY
phr. talking rubbish …Brit. sl.
 
• SPOWT
n. 1598 obs. rare – a young fellow approaching manhood; a youth, a lad, a stripling


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