Dictionary: TP – TRD


• TP
n. 1. a woman with large breasts and large buttocks (a Total Package) …2000 US sl.
n. 2. a scene in a pornographic film or a photograph depicting a woman having simultaneous oral, vaginal, and anal sex (Triple Penetration) …2000 US sl.

• T.P. AND W.
vb. to go on foot, ‘take pains and walk’ …1967 Amer. dial.

• TR-6
n. an amphetamine …1998 UK sl.

• TRABOCCANT
adj. superabundant; excessive, superfluous …1651 obs. rare

• TRAC
n. an intractable prisoner …1967 Aust. sl.

• TRACE
n. 1. a path, a trail, a country road …1783 Amer. dial.
n. 2. a branch of a stream …1924 Amer. dial.

• TRACE BEANS
adj. very good; excellent, first-rate (French ‘tres bien’) …World War I Amer. sl.

• TRACK
n. 1. 1873 Aust. sl. – the open road as used by itinerant travellers  
n. 2. 1945 Aust. sl. – the course of an event; the course of time  
n. 3. 1950 Aust. sl. – a warder who carries contraband for prisoners  
n. 4. 1969 US sl. – the street or area where prostitutes solicit customers  
n. 5. 1971 US sl. – an armoured personnel carrier, esp. the M-113  
vb. 1. 1970s US Army sl. – to agree with other information
vb. 2. 1970s US sl. – to make sense; to be plausible
vb. 3. 1996 UK drug culture sl. – to inject drugs  

• THE TRACK n. the Savoy ballroom, New York; a major night spot on Lenox Avenue between 140th and 141st Streets in New York from 1927 until the 50s …1946 US sl.

• TRACK-BASHER
n. a specialist trainspotter who travels little-used sections of the rail network …2003 UK sl.

• TRACKED UP
adj. scarred from regular intravenous drug injections …1971 US drug culture sl.

• TRACKER
n. in the television and film industries: a low-level development executive …1997 US sl.

• TRACKIE
n. a tracksuit …1987 Aust. sl.

• TRACKIE-BOTTOMS
n. tracksuit trousers …1996 Sc. sl.

• TRACKIE DAKS
n. tracksuit trousers …2000 Aust. sl.

• TRACK LAWYER
n. in horse racing: someone who constantly resorts to claims of technical rule violations, the pettier the better …1947 US sl.

• TRACK ONE
n. 1970 Canadian police sl. – the brothel district of a city; the red-light district

• TRACK RECORD
n. the known facts about relevant history …1951 US sl.

• TRACKS
n. bruises, punctures, and sores visible on the skin of an intravenous drug user …1964 US drug culture sl.

• TRACK TWO
n. 1970 Canadian police sl. – the homosexual quarter of a city; the gay ghetto

• TRACK UP THE DANCERS
vb. to go up the stairs …1665 sl.

• TRACK WITH
vb. to court a potential sexual partner …1910 Aust. sl.

• TRACKY
n. a tracksuit …1987 Aust. sl.

• TRACTATRIX
n. 1874 rare –  a female shampooer

• TRACTION
n. in confidence games: an amount of money used to begin an increasingly larger series of swindles …1997 US sl.

• TRACY BITS
n. the breasts …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘tits’

• TRAD
n. traditional jazz …1956 UK sl.

• TRADDIE
n. a traditional jazz enthusiast …1983 UK sl.

• TRADE
n. 1. heterosexual or homosexual prostitution; customers of that prostitution, esp. homosexual …1680 UK
n. 2. a man, self-identified as heterosexual, who engages in active anal homosexual sex or passive oral homosexual sex but will not reciprocate …1927 US sl.
n. 3. a male prostitute; a collective term for male prostitutes …1935 sl.
n. 4. someone picked up for homosexual activity …1935 sl.

• THE TRADE
n. 1. prostitution …1680 sl.
n. 2. the secret service …1966 sl.

• TRADE CHATTER
vb. to converse …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRADE-LAST
n. a compliment given or reported to another on condition of receiving one in exchange …1891 Amer. dial.

• TRADE LASTS
vb. to exchange compliments …1900 Amer. dial.

• TRADEMARK
n. a personal name …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRADE NUMBERS
vb. to bid for a job based on an estimated cost …1989 US sl.

• TRADE PAINT
vb. to be involved in a car accident with another car …1997 US sl.

• TRADE QUEEN
n. a homosexual man who prefers sex with a seemingly heterosexual man who consents to homosexual sex in the ‘male’ role, receiving only orally or giving anally …1970 US sl.

• TRADER
n. a prostitute …17C Brit. sl.

• TRADE-RAGE
n. an outburst of enraged hostility within a business environment …2003 UK sl.

• TRADES
n. the trade journals of the US entertainment industry …1984 US sl.

• TRADESMAN’S
n. the anus, designated as an entry suitable for sex …2001 UK sl.

• TRADESMAN’S ENTRANCE
n. the anus, designated as an entry suitable for sex …2001 UK sl.

• TRADE UP
vb. to escape criminal prosecution or lessen the charges against you by providing the police with information about other criminals …1981 US sl.

• TRADIES
n. a tradesmen’s club …1987 Aust. sl.

• TRADING
n. sexual intercourse, esp. with a prostitute …16C Brit. sl.

• TRADITIONAL DISCIPLINE
n. corporal punishment, esp. when used in a prostitute’s advertising matter …2003 UK sl.

• TRADITIOUS
adj. 1612 obs. – of the nature of tradition; that has been passed down as a tradition; traditional

• TRAD JAZZ
n. traditional jazz …1956 UK sl.

• TRADUCE
vb. to speak maliciously and falsely of; to slander, to defame …1525

• TRAF
vb. to fart …1998 Aust. back-slang

• TRAFALGAR
n. a chair …1998 UK rhyming sl. (Trafalgar Square)

• TRAFALGAR SQUARE
n. a chair …1998 UK rhyming sl.

• TRAFFIC
n. 1. prostitutes or prostitution …16C euphemism
n. 2. sexual intercourse …16C euphemism
vb. to wander, to move idly about …1913 Amer. dial.

• TRAFFIC ABOUT
vb. to wander, to move idly about …1913 Amer. dial.

• TRAFFICATOR
n. a directional signal on a vehicle for indicating which way it is going to turn …20C Brit.

• TRAGEDIOUS
adj. full of tragedy; calamitous, tragic …1494 obs.

• TRAGEDY MERCHANT
n. an actor …Bk1891 theatrical sl.

• TRAGEMATOPOLIST
n. a seller of sweets; a confectioner …1656 obs. rare

• TRAGIC
adj. inferior, pathetic, no good; used esp. in a sporting context …1984 UK sl.
n. an inferior or pathetic person …2005 UK sl.

• TRAGIC MAGIC
n. 1. heroin …1960s US drug culture sl.
n. 2. crack cocaine dipped in phencyclidine (PCP) …1998 UK sl.

• TRAIL
vb. to entice or lead …a1717

• TRAIL A LIGHT HARROW
vb. to be a bachelor …1891 Eng. dial.

• TRAILER
n. 1. one who rides behind a herd of animals …1937 Amer. dial.
n. 2. in a striptease performance: the preliminary march across the stage that precedes the removal of any piece of clothing …1981 US sl.

• TRAILERS’ ROW
n. the front row in church; mourners’ row …1921 Amer. dial.

• TRAIL HOG
n. a skier who is inconsiderate of other skiers, monopolizing a narrow trail …1963 US sl.

• TRAILING CHARLEY
n. ground ivy …1940 Amer. dial.

• TRAIL MARKER
n. an unappetizing piece of food, the identity of which is uncertain …1991 US sl.

• TRAIL MIX
n. a recreational drug cocktail of MDMA (ecstasy) and Viagra™ …2003 US sl.

• TRAILS
n. 1. while under the influence of LSD or another hallucinogen: sequences of repeating after-images trailing a moving object …1999 US drug culture sl.
n. 2. cocaine …2003 UK sl.

• TRAIN
n. 1. a1861 Amer. dial. – a frolic, a romp  
n. 2. 1963 US sl. – a series of waves  
n. 3. 1982 US sl. – in prison: drugs  
n. 4. 1985 US sl. – multiple orgasms  
n. 5. 1993 US sl. – cocaine  
n. 6. 2003 UK sl. – heroin  
vb. 1. 1877 Amer. dial. – to frolic, to romp, to ‘carry on’  
vb. 2. 1970s US sl. – to do the sex act on a woman serially, man after man, in a gang

• TRAINEAU
n. a sled or sledge; in Canada and around the Great Lakes: a vehicle to be pulled over snow; in Louisiana: a sled to be pulled over land…1832 Amer. dial.

• TRAINER
n. one who romps …1890 Amer. dial.

• THE TRAIN HAS ARRIVED
phr. illegal drugs have arrived at the prison …1982 US sl.

• TRAINIES
n. trainers, sports shoes …2001 UK sl.

• TRAINING BEER
n. low alcohol beer …1995 Can. sl.

• TRAINING WHEELS
n. a driver’s learning permit …1976 US sl.

• TRAIN SMASH
n. 1. fried or tinned tomatoes; tomato sauce …1941 UK military sl.
n. 2. a hastily prepared savoury dish of tomatoes with onions, eggs, sausages, etc. …1960 Aust. sl.

• TRAINSPOTTER
n. anyone with a pedantic interest in and an obsessive knowledge of a specific topic …1995 UK sl.

• TRAIN-SURFING
n. riding illegally on the roof of a train for the thrills …1980s US sl.

• TRAIN TERRENCE AT THE TERRACOTTA
vb. of a male: to urinate …1971 Aust. sl.

• TRAIN THOMAS AT THE TERRACOTTA
vb. of a male: to urinate …1971 Aust. sl.

• TRAIN WITH
vb. 1871 US sl. – to associate with; to consort with

• TRAIN WRECK
n. 1. 1978 US sl., orig. Vietnam medical corpsmen usage – a horribly wounded soldier or casualty department patient
n. 2. 1980s US medical sl. – a person with many medical problems and in failing condition
n. 3. 1980s US sl. – an extremely harrowing situation or condition

• TRAITORESS
n. a woman who is a traitor  

• TRAITRESS
n. a woman who is a traitor …1400

• TRAMMELETS
n. braids, tresses …1654 obs. rare

• TRAMMIE
n. a tram driver or conductor …1919 Aust. sl.

• TRAMP
n. 1. a worker who moves from job to job, city, to city …1808 UK sl.
n. 2. a promiscuous woman …1922 sl., orig. US, derogatory
vb. to dismiss someone from employment …1941 Aust. sl.

• TRAMPOOSE
vb. to tramp, to trudge, to walk or wander about; to traverse …1725 Amer. dial.

• TRAMP’S LAGGING
n. a prison sentence of 90 days …1950 UK sl.

• TRANCE CANADA
n. the Trans-Canada highway …2001 Can, sl.

• TRANCED
adj. in a state of extreme distraction …1997 UK sl.

• TRANCED OUT
adj. in a state of extreme distraction …1997 UK sl.

• TRANCEY
adj. of trance music …1998 UK sl.

• TRANE
n. John Coltrane, a jazz titan (1926-1967) …1985 US sl.

• TRANG
n. any central nervous system depressant …1971 US sl.

• TRANK
n. 1. any central nervous system depressant; a tranquillizer  …1967 US sl.
n. 2. a person who takes the excitement out of something; a killjoy …1979 US sl.

• TRANKED
adj. sedated; under the influence of tranquillizers …1972 US sl.

• TRANNIE
adj. transsexual …1999 US sl.
n. 1. a transistor radio …1969 UK sl.
n. 2. a transsexual; a transvestite …1983 sl.
n. 3. in a car or truck: a transmission …1993 US sl.
n. 4. any surface used for skating or foot-propelled scootering that is not totally horizontal …2000 UK sl.

• TRANNY
n. 1. a transistor radio …1969 UK sl.
n. 2. a transvestite …1984 UK sl.
n. 3. in a car or truck: a transmission …1993 US sl.
n. 4. a transsexual …1997 US sl.
n. 5. any surface used for skating or foot-propelled scootering that is not totally horizontal …2000 UK sl.

• TRANQ
n. a tranquillizer …1967 sl.

• TRANQUILLITATE
vb. to render tranquil, to calm, to soothe, to mitigate, to alleviate …1657 obs. rare

• TRANQUILLOUS
adj. 1638 obs. rare – free from agitation or disturbance; tranquil, calm, serene, placid, quiet, still, peaceful

• TRANS
n. 1. 1970s US teen sl. – a car  
n. 2. 1982 Bahamas – transport  

• TRANSCEND
vb. to smoke marijuana …1974 US sl.

• TRANSFISTICATE
vb. to strike or smash with the fist …1600 humorous nonce word obs.

• TRANSFORMATION
n. a hairpiece, usually worn by a woman …1905 Amer. dial.

• TRANSFORMER
n. 1. a transsexual …1991 US sl.
n. 2. a stuttering type of manipulation of a record to create a musical effect …2002 sl.

• TRANSFUSION
n. a replenishment of cash …1989 Aust. sl.

• TRANSPORTATION
n. 1940s US sl. – an old or decrepit car; an unappealing car

• TRANSVESTIE
n. a transvestite …1987 US sl.

• TRANSY
n. a transsexual …1987 US sl.

• TRANTLER
n. a tarantula …1923 Amer. dial.

• TRANTRELL; TRANTRILL
n. an idle person, esp. a girl; a vagrant, a vagabond; a gypsy …1684 Eng. dial.

• TRANTY
adj. of children:  wise and forward above their age …B1900 Eng. dial. obs.

• TRANX
n. any central nervous system depressant …1971 US sl.

• TRAP
n. 1. 17C sl. – the vagina  
n. 2. 1705 sl., now Aust. – a police officer  
n. 3. 1776 sl. – the mouth
n. 4. 1930 US sl. – a hiding place for stolen goods  
n. 5. 1932 US sl. – a night club
n. 6. 1957 US sl. – a residence  
n. 7. 1967 US drug culture sl. – a hiding place for illegal drugs  
n. 8. 1970 US sl. – a timing light at the finish line of a drag race  
n. 9. 1973 US sl. – a prostitute’s earnings  
n. 10. 1979 US sl. – in poker: a deceptive bet  
n. 11. 1991 US sl. – an electronic device that records the originating telephone number of all incoming calls (made obsolete with the advent of ‘caller ID’ in the late 1990s)  
vb. 1. 1989 UK Royal Navy sl. – to have success attracting members of the opposite sex  
vb. 2. 1991 US sl. – to land safely and accurately on an aircraft carrier  
vb. 3. 1996 US sl. – to install n electronic trap on a telephone line  

• TRAP A SQUAW
vb. to get married …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRAP-DOOR
n. 1. a triangular tear in cloth …1890 Amer. dial.
n. 2. a computing function that is easily performed but difficult to perform in the inverse; extremely useful in cryptography …1991 US sl.
n. 3. a scab under which a drug addict injects drugs …1992 US drug culture sl.

• TRAPEZE ARTIST
n. a person engaged in simultaneous anal and oral sex …1979 US sl.

• TRAP-HATCH
n. a triangular tear in cloth …1890 Amer. dial.

• TRAP MONEY
n. 1. a prostitute’s gross earnings …1974 US sl.
n. 2. money containing tear gas and/or dye kept in a bank to be given to bank robbers …2004 US sl.

• TRAP NUMBER TWO
n. the anus …1998 UK sl.

• TRAP OFF
vb. to deceive or manipulate someone …2002 US sl.

• TRAPPATCH
n. a rent in clothes …Bk1896 Amer. dial.

• TRAPPER
n. a person who can open envelopes and reseal them without a trace …1982 US sl.

• TRAPPER’S RAT
n. a muskrat …1966 Amer. dial.

• TRAPPING CAN
n. a toilet or outhouse …1965 Amer. dial.

• TRAPPING RAT
n. a muskrat …1966 Amer. dial.

• TRAPPLE
n. the windpipe; the throat; the neck …1796 Sc.

• TRAPPY
adj. loud and boastful, possibly insulting …1998 UK sl.

• TRAPS
n. 1. belongings, personal property; things; goods, furniture …1813
n. 2. drums and other items of percussion collectively …1903 US musicians’ sl.
n. 3. your usual haunts …1933 Aust. sl.

• TRAP SMASHER
n. in lobstering: a severe storm …1978 US sl.

• TRAPSTICK
n. the penis …17C sl.

• TRAP TWO
n. the anus …1998 UK sl.

• TRASH
n. 1. 1604 – a worthless or contemptible person  
n. 2. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – nonsense  
vb. 1. 1960s US sl. – to scavenge discarded furniture and other items that have been thrown away
vb. 2. 1970 US sl. – to vandalize; to mutilate or destroy, sometimes as an act of political protest
vb. 3. 1975 US sl. – to vilify; to excoriate; to condemn something as worthless

• TRASH-BREAKER
n. a sudden heavy rain …1952 Amer. dial.

• TRASHED
adj. 1. overworked, tired …20C Amer. students’ sl.
adj. 2. drunk, fully intoxicated …1960s Amer. sl.

• TRASH-FLOATER
n. a sudden heavy rain …1941 Amer. dial.

• TRASH-LIFTER
n. a sudden heavy rain …1905 Amer. dial.

• TRASH MOVER
n. 1. a sudden heavy rain …1879 Amer. dial.
n. 2. an energetic, hustling person …1903 Amer. dial.

• TRASH TALK
n. 1990s US sports usage – provocative insults addressed by one athlete to others

• TRASH-TOTER
n. a sudden heavy rain …1971 Amer. dial.

• TRASH-WASHER
n. a sudden heavy rain …1952 Amer. dial.

• TRAT(T)
n. a trattoria ..1969 sl.

• TRAUMATOPHOBIA
n. Bk1991 – an excessive or disabling fear of war or physical injury

• TRAVE
n. a considerable number or quantity; a crowd, a throng …1792 Sc.

• TRAVEL
vb. to walk, to go by foot …1880 Amer. dial.

• TRAVEL BY MR. FOOT’S HORSE
vb. to go on foot, to walk …E19 sl.

• TRAVEL BY RAIL
vb. to be seasick …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRAVELER
n. a louse …1939 Amer. dial.

• TRAVELING PAINS
n. pains, such as toothache, which cause a person to walk the floor …1918 Amer. dial.

• TRAVELLER’S YARN
n. an incredible story …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRAVELLING DANDRUFF
n. head or body lice …1910s Aust. & US sl.

• TRAVELLING SALESMAN
n. a philanderer …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• TRAVEL ON ONE’S FACE
vb. to gain credit on the basis of one’s wits or appearance …1859 Amer. dial.

• TRAY
n. 1. a threepenny piece …1907 Brit. sl., latterly chiefly Aust. usage
n. 2. a $3 bag of a narcotic drug …1967 US sl.

• A TRAY
n. three years’ imprisonment …1887 sl.

• TRAY BITS
n. the breasts …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘tits’

• TRAY BONE
adj. excellent; first-rate (French ‘tres bon’) …Bk1942 Amer. sl.


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