EFFICACY – nouns
– EFFECTUOUSNESS †* efficacy …1686
– EFFICACE † efficacy, effectiveness …a1225
– EFFICACITY n. effectiveness, efficacy …1430-50
– EFFICIENCE effectiveness, efficacy …1865 arch.
EFFICIENT – adjectives
– ALL ABOUT alert, efficient …1946 UK sl., chiefly Royal Navy usage
– ASS-TIGHT very efficient …1960s US sl.
– FECKFUL efficient, vigorous, powerful …1596
– ON THE BALL alert, capable, or efficient; acting effectively …1939 US sl.
– TAKE-CARE-OF-BUSINESS efficient …1970s sl.
– T.C.B. to deal efficiently with matters in hand (Take Care of Business) …1950s sl., orig. US Black
– WORTH ONE’S SALT efficient; worthy of one’s pay
efficient – nouns
– ROARING MEG anything loud, efficient, or extraordinary …1602 sl.
efficient – person
– BB an unusually effective or efficient person, esp. a business executive (Barn Burner) …1979 US business usage
– EARLY RISER a sharp, efficient, business-like person …c1895 sl.
– MACCA-MAN a tough, strong, efficient man …1970s W. Indies sl.
efficient – verbs
– EAT UP to do well; to act competently; to deal with efficiently …1900s sl.
– HAVE SOMETHING ON THE BALL to be especially capable, alert, efficient, etc. …1936 US sl.
– TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS to deal efficiently with matters in hand …1950s sl., orig. US Black
– WHAIL to do something especially well or efficiently …1940s US Black sl.
– WHALE to do something especially well or efficiently …1940s US Black sl.
EFFICIENTLY – adverbs
– FECKFULLY efficiently, vigorously, powerfully …1723
EFFIGY – adjectives
– EFFIGIAL * of the nature of an effigy …1715
effigy – nouns
– MALKIN † a scarecrow; a ragged puppet or grotesque effigy; a ‘guy’ …1633 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MAWKIN † a scarecrow; a ragged puppet or grotesque effigy; a ‘guy’ …1633 obs. Eng. dial.
– SIGN † a figure or image; a statue or effigy; an imprint …1362
EFFORT – adjectives
– CUSHY of a job, situation, etc.: undemanding, easy; requiring little or no effort; later, involving little effort, but ample oe disproportionate rewards …1895 sl., orig. military usage
– EASIE-OSIE easygoing, inclined to be lazy; involving the minimum of effort …1846 Sc.
– EASY-OSY easygoing, inclined to be lazy; involving the minimum of effort …1846 Sc.
– EASY-OZIE easygoing, inclined to be lazy; involving the minimum of effort …1844 Sc.
– MOLIMINOUS † done with great effort or endeavour, laborious …1656
– ON A DEAD ONE making any pointless effort …L19 sl.
– OPEROUS † made or done with much labour or effort; laborious, industrious, busy; painstaking, tedious; toilsome; elaborate …a1538
effort – adverbs
– FLATSTICK with great speed or effort …S. Afr. sl.
effort – nouns
– BAIRGE forcible effort …1925 Sc.
– BEATENEST one’s best; one’s utmost effort …1907 Amer. dial.
– BLITZ a sudden great effort made …1960 sl.
– BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS all one’s effort or resources …World War II Amer. sl.
– BRAIN-SHED † expenditure of mental effort …1902
– BRASH an effort …Bk1911 Sc.
– CHICKEN SCRATCHING an inadequate effort; a poorly done job; a lack of real commitment to a task …1940s US Black sl.
– DART a try, a ‘go’; a last-minute effort …L19 Aust. sl.
– ETTLE an attempt, an effort, an endeavour, an aim, an intent …1839 Sc.
– ETTLING an effort, a strong endeavour …1883 Sc.
– FALDERAL wasted effort; also, mere nonsense
– FOLDEROL wasted effort; also, mere nonsense
– FULL TIT an all-out effort …1998 NZ sl.
– GUT-BUSTER something involving or requiring a large amount of effort or energy …1969 colloq.
– HAGGLE a struggle, a laborious effort; a fatiguing walk, owing to a burden, distance, etc. …1866 Sc.
– HEAVE AND SHOVE † great exertion or effort …1600
– HUSTLE effort, exertion, desire …1898 US sl.
– INDEAVERANCE an attempt; one’s utmost effort …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– MAUGHT an effort …1898 Sc.
– MINT an aim, attempt at, effort, endeavour …1660 Sc. & Eng. dial. EDD Wright 1903
– MONEY FOR JAM something requiring little effort …1919 sl., orig. services’ usage
– MONEY FOR OLD ROPE something requiring little effort …1936 sl., orig. services’ usage
– NEVER-CEASING a continuous effort in one direction …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OFFER † an attempt, try, feint, a feeble effort, gesture …1581 now rare or obs.
– PAIN-TAKING † painstaking, assiduous effort; sometimes including the notion of enduring pain …1528
– PAN an attempt, an effort …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SWEAT something requiring great effort …1923 sl.
– TANT † the utmost exertion or effort …c1920 Sc.
– TEW a struggle, difficulty; a laboured effort; fatigue, trouble; an annoyance, a worry or fretting; a state of anxiety, nervous excitement, confusion, or impatience; a disturbed state …1864 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– THRUST an effort …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TILTH † labour, work, or effort directed to use or profitable ends …a1023
– WALTZ anything that can be accomplished with minimum effort …1920s sl.
– WORKOUT a hard job; an exhausting effort …20C Amer. sl.
effort – person
– AGONIZER. one who makes intense efforts to gain a specific effect …L19 UK society sl.
– ETTLER one who makes great efforts or strives after anything …1823 Sc.
– FEATHER MERCHANT one who takes it easy or expends a minimum of effort …Bk1947 US sl.
– PASSENGER someone who does not or cannot contribute to the joint efforts made by colleagues …1892 sl.
effort – verbs
– BE AT A THING LIKE NEED-FIRE to do anything with great effort or industry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– BEAVER AWAY to make one’s maximum effort …1946 sl.
– BEND OVER BACKWARDS to make one’s maximum effort, orig. with the implication of doing something disadvantageous or distasteful to oneself …1925 sl., orig. US
– BLUDGE to avoid effort, esp. by relying on others’ exertions …1919 Aust. sl.
– BOTHER YOUR ARSE to make an effort …1985 Sc.
– BOTHER YOUR BUNNIT to make an effort …1985 Sc.
– BOTHER YOUR PUFF to make an effort …1985 Sc.
– BOTHER YOUR SHIRT to make an effort …1985 Sc.
– BREAK A TRACE-CHAIN to make a supreme effort …1908 Amer. dial.
– BREAK ONE’S ARSE, BREAK ONE’S ASS to work extremely hard; to put in a great effort …1930s sl.
– BREAK ONE’S TAIL to work extremely hard; to put in a great effort …1930s sl.
– BUCK UP to make an effort; to hurry up …1890
– BUST A GUSSET to exert great effort …1968 Amer. dial.
– BUST A GUT to exert great effort; to do one’s utmost …1912 Amer. dial.
– BUST A HAME STRING to make a sudden great effort …1903 Amer. dial.
– BUST A TUG to make a sudden great effort …1899 Amer. dial.
– BUST ONE’S ARSE, BUST ONE’S ASS to work extremely hard; to put in a great effort …1930s sl.
– BUST ONE’S BUNS to work extremely hard; to put in a great effort …1930s sl.
– BUST ONE’S BUTT to work extremely hard; to put in a great effort …1930s sl.
– BUST ONE’S PANTS to work extremely hard; to put in a great effort …1930s sl.
– BUST YOUR TAIL to give the maximum effort …1996 US sl.
– CAUSE THE EYES TO STAND BACKWATER IN ONE’S HEAD to do one’s utmost, to do the most that one is able …Bk1898 Sc.
– DIG OUT to work cheerfully and with a will; to make a real effort …1987 UK military usage
– DO ONE’S BOLLOCKS to make the utmost effort …1990s sl.
– EFFORCE † to force oneself, to make an effort …1512
– FISH WELL AND CATCH A FROG to obtain little result after great effort …1546
– FLOG A DEAD HORSE to expend effort ineffectually or futilely …1872
– GET ONE’S FINGER OUT to demand effort of a lazy person …1941 sl.
– GET UP ON ONE’S EAR to rouse one’s self to a great effort …1871 Amer. sl.
– GET YOUR ARSE IN GEAR to start making an effort …2000 UK sl.
– GIVE IT THE OLD COLLEGE TRY to make a sincere effort …colloq.
– GO AT IT TOOTH AND TOENAIL to fight against energetically and with great determination, to use great effort …1965 Amer. dial.
– GO FOR BROKE to make one’s maximum effort …1951 sl., orig. US
– GO FOR THE DOCTOR to make a great effort, or move very fast esp. in a horse race …1949 Aust. sl.
– GO SOME to make one’s maximum effort …1911 US sl.
– GO TO TOWN to make the utmost effort; to tackle something with zest and vigour …1933 UK sl.
– HEAVE † to put forth effort; to endeavour, to labour, to strive …c1374
– HUSSLE to work hard, to make an effort …L19 US sl.
– HUSTLE 1. to work hard, to make an effort …L19 US sl.
2. to obtain after a diligent effort, especially one using unorthodox, if not illegal means …1840 US sl.
– KNUCKLE DOWN to make one’s maximum effort …1864 sl.
– LEAN OVER BACKWARDS to make one’s maximum effort, orig. with the implication of doing something disadvantageous or distasteful to oneself …1925 sl., orig. US
– LIFT A FINGER to make the slightest effort; used in the negative to denote unwillingness to make an effort …1833
– LOOK TO ONE’S LAURELS vb. to beware of losing one’s pre-eminence; to be careful not to lose one’s superior position to a rival …1882
– MAKE A SPOON OR SPOIL A HORN to make a determined effort to achieve something, whether ending in success or failure; to succeed in an enterprise or fail deplorably …1880
– MOVE A FINGER to make the slightest effort; used in the negative to denote unwillingness to make an effort …1833
– NOT TO BUDGE A PEG to make no effort or movement; not to cooperate in the least …1858 Amer. dial.
– NOT TO MOVE A PEG to make no effort or movement; not to cooperate in the least …1858 Amer. dial.
– OFFER to attempt, to try; to make an effort or start; to show intention or promise of …1722 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– PAUCHLE to struggle, to strive, to contend, to expend effort and energy …1921 Sc.
– POP ONE’S GIZZARD STRING to exert great effort, to do one’s utmost, to try very hard to do something …1928 Amer. dial.
– PULL ONE’S FINGER OUT to get moving; to demand effort from a lazy person …1941 Amer. sl.
– PULL ONESELF UP BY ONE’S OWN BOOTSTRAPS to improve one’s position by one’s own efforts …1936 Amer. sl.
– PULL ONE’S SOCKS UP to make an effort, to pull oneself together …1906 colloq.
– PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS to apply maximum effort to the task in hand …1974 UK sl.
– PUT ALL OARS IN THE WATER to make every effort, to do one’s utmost …1925 Sc.
– PUT ONE’S BACK INTO to use all one’s efforts or strength in a particular endeavour
– PUT ONESELF OUT to make an effort that involves some inconvenience to oneself …1861 sl.
– RUPTURE A GUT to exert oneself; to make a great effort …1970 colloq.
– SPLIT A GUT to strain or work very hard; to exert maximum effort …1953 Amer. sl.
– STIR A FINGER to make the slightest effort; used in the negative to denote unwillingness to make an effort …1833
– SWEAT BLOOD. to make one’s maximum effort …1911 sl.
– SWEAT ONE’S GUTS OUT to work extremely hard; to make one’s maximum effort …1890 colloq.
– TAKE A BIT OF DOING to require all one’s efforts; to be difficult to do …1910s colloq.
– TAKE A LOT OF DOING to require all one’s efforts; to be difficult to do …1910s colloq.
– TAKE NIGHT TO MAKE DAY to make an all-out effort …1986 Trinidad and Tobago
– TAKE ONE’S FINGER OUT to demand effort of a lazy person …1941 sl.
– TAKE SOME DOING to require all one’s efforts; to be difficult to do …1910s colloq.
– TEAR OUT THE BONE to make an extraordinary effort; to work very hard; to do anything thoroughly …1887 Amer. dial.
– TEAR THE BONE OUT to make an extraordinary effort; to work very hard; to do anything thoroughly …1887 Amer. dial.
– TILL † to labour after, to seek after, to provide; to get by effort, to obtain, acquire or earn by labour; later, to get, to obtain …a900
– WIN THE MARE OR LOSE THE SADDLE to determine either to succeed or to fail altogether; to make a bold effort …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
EFFRONTERY – adjectives
– EFFRONTUOUS †* characterized by effrontery, impudent …a1734
effrontery – nouns
– ASS effrontery …1960 sl.
– BALLS effrontery; audacity …1964 US sl.
– BILLY GOAT effrontery, nerve, pushiness, boldness …1968 Amer. dial.
– BRASS audacity, effrontery; courage; nerve; impudence …1642
– BRASS NECK audacity, effrontery; courage; nerve; impudence …1984 sl.
– CHEEK impudent talk; audacity; effrontery …1840 sl.
– CHUTZBAH impudence; audacity, effrontery …1853 Yiddish
– CHUTZPA, CHUTZPAH impudence; audacity, effrontery …1853 Yiddish
– CRUST audacity, effrontery …1900 sl.
– FACE great confidence; insolent boldness; effrontery, nerve …1537 colloq.
– FRONT effrontery, impudence …M17
– GALL effrontery, impudence …1882 US
– HIDE impudence, effrontery, nerve …E20 chiefly Aust. & NZ
– HUTZPA, HUTZPAH unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall …1890 sl.
– NECK audacity, effrontery …1893 sl.
– NERVE audacity, effrontery, impudence, cheek …1887
– OBRAVE an act of impudence or effrontery …1894 Eng. dial.
– RIND audacity, effrontery …1903 sl.
effrontery – person
– EFFRONTERIST † one who displays effrontery …1776 nonce word
effrontery – verbs
– BRASS IT to behave with effrontery …1859
EFFUSIVE – verbs
– FALL ALL OVER ONESELF to be eager or confusedly effusive; to try overly hard; to make extreme, if chaotic, efforts to achieve what one or another wants …1895 Amer. sl.
EGG – adjectives
– ADDLE rotten, putrid; esp. applied to a decayed or barren egg …1856 Eng. dial.
– GILPY of eggs: not quite fresh …B1900 Sc.
– HALF-FRIED of eggs: fried on one side only …1979 India
– IN FULL LAY laying eggs …1885
– QUELPY † having the taste of eggs predominating; eggy …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RARE † of eggs: left soft in cooking …1655
– RATHE † of eggs: left soft in cooking …1684
– UNADDLE † of an egg: not bad …1611
egg – nouns
– ALABAMA EGG an egg fried in the hollow centre of a piece of bread …1951 Amer. dial.
– BALL the yolk of an egg …1941 Amer. dial.
– CACKLE an egg …1930s US sl.
– CACKLEBERRIES AND GRUNTS eggs and bacon …1925 Amer. sl.
– CACKLEBERRY an egg used for food …L19 Aust. & US sl.
– CACKLE FRUIT eggs …1966 sl.
– CACKLE JELLY an egg; a serving of eggs …1941 US army sl.
– CACKLER an egg …1930s US criminals’ sl.
– CACKLING-FART an egg …L17 sl.
– CHICKEN BERRY an egg …World War II Amer. sl.
– DEPRESSION EGGS pullets’ eggs, because of their smaller size …1987 Amer. dial.
– DEPTH BOMB an egg …Amer. World War I sl.
– DER UFFS two eggs; (French ‘deux oeufs’) …Amer. World War I sl.
– EGGLET a small egg …1883 nonce word
– EGGLING the business of an ‘eggler’ …1881 Sc.
– EGGS AND COLLOPS fried eggs and bacon or ham …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– EGG-SILLER money obtained from the selling of eggs …1922 Sc.
– EIREN † eggs …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– ERF an egg; (French ‘oeuf’) …Amer. World War I sl.
– FARMYARD NUGGET an egg …World War II Amer. sl.
– GAS BOMBS stale eggs …Amer. World War I sl.
– GOODY the yolk of an egg …1942 Amer. dial.
– GOOG an egg …1941 Aust. sl.
– GOOGIE, GOOGY an egg …1904 Aust. sl.
– GOOGIE EGG, GOOGY EGG an egg …1904 Aust. sl.
– HEIFER EGGS small pullet eggs …1950 Amer. dial.
– HEN APPLE an egg …1939 Amer. dial.
– HEN BERRY an egg …1960 Amer. dial.
– HEN FOOD eggs …1950 Amer. dial.
– HEN FRUIT eggs; an egg …1854 Amer. dial.
– KATHIL anything reduced to a pulp; an egg beaten up …Bk1902 Sc.
– LITTER a clutch of eggs …1892 Amer. dial.
– LITTER-EGG a small egg, the last of the ‘litter’ …1892 Amer. dial.
– ONE-EYED SUSAN a fried egg …1950 Amer. dial.
– RED the yolk of an egg …1970 Amer. dial. Black usage
– ROOSTER’S EGG a large egg; a fertilized egg …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RUMBLE-TUMBLE scrambled eggs …2003 UK sl., orig. military
– SCALDED EGG a poached egg …1934 Amer. dial.
– SCALT EGG a poached egg …1934 Amer. dial.
– SCOTCH PEG an egg …20C rhyming sl.
– SHELLMEAT † edible shellfish; food covered with a shell, as eggs, nuts, etc. …1642
– TREAD the thread-like embryo in an egg …1899 Amer. dial.
– TREADLE the thread-like embryo in an egg …1899 Amer. dial.
– TWO CACKLES WITH THEIR EYES OPEN two fried eggs …1930 Amer. dial.
– TWO DOTS AND A DASH fried eggs and bacon …1910s sl.
– WOODEN LEG an egg …1998 UK rhyming sl.
– YALLER the yolk of an egg …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– YARD EGG a fresh egg …1879 Amer. dial.
– YELK the yolk of an egg …1863 Eng. dial.
– YELLOW the yolk of an egg …1823 Amer. dial.
– YULK the yolk of an egg …1863 Eng. dial.
egg – person
– EGGER one who gathers seabirds’ eggs to sell for food …1834 Amer. dial.
– EGG-LATERS persons who used to go about among neighbouring villages to buy up the eggs to send off on market days …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– EGGLER a hawker who collects eggs through the country for sale; a poulterer …1791 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– EGG-PAULDER an egg merchant …1929 Sc.
– EGG-WIFE † a woman who offers eggs for sale …1659
– EIRMONGER † a dealer in eggs …c1305
egg – verbs
– BULLY to hit boiled eggs together until one breaks …1941 Amer. dial.
– CART to beat or whisk an egg …1953 Amer. dial.
– CAST † to give birth to; to bear young; to lay eggs, to deposit spawn …1587 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CAST EGGS to beat them up …a1825
– KEN † of eggs: to hatch out …a1300
– PATCH to pelt with eggs …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PIP of an egg: to crack …1886
– TIRE † to prepare or dress an egg as food …1486
egg – phrases
– ADAM AND EVE two poached or fried eggs …L19 sl., orig. US short order usage
– ADAM AND EVE ON A RAFT two poached eggs on toast …L19 sl., orig. US short order usage
– ADAM AND EVE ON A RAFT AND WRECK ‘EM two scrambled eggs on toast …L19 sl., orig. US short order
– PAIR OF BASTARDS ON A RAFT poached eggs on toast …1980s NZ sl.
EGGPLANT – nouns
– EGG-APPLE the fruit of the eggplant …Bk1897
– MAD-APPLE the fruit of the eggplant …1597
– VEGETABLE EGG the eggplant …1859 Amer. dial.
EGOCENTRIC – person
– ACTRESS an egocentric show-off, but amusing and witty nonetheless …1950s US homosexual sl.
– SILK HAT an egocentric person …1981 US carnival and circus usage
EGOTISM – nouns
– EGOISTRY egotism …1841
– EGOMANIA morbid egotism …1825
– EGOTIZING egotism …1811
EGOTIST – person (includes EGOIST)
– ADMIRAL’S MATE an egotist …Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
– POT HUNTER an egoist seeking public recognition …Bk1995 euphemism
– YAP an egotistic, yet ignorant fellow …Bk1914 Amer. dial.
EGOTISTIC, EGOTISTICAL – adjectives
– BIGIFIED conceited, vain, stuck-up, self-important; impudent, boastful, egotistic …c1960 Amer. dial.
– CHESTY arrogant, conceited, self-important, egotistical …1899 Amer. dial.
– EGOICAL pert. to egotism, egotistic …Bk1897
egotistic, egotistical – nouns
– AUTOPHOBY * fear of referring to oneself; fear of being egotistical …1827
egotistic, egotistical – person
– BIG-IT an egotistical person …Bk1934 college sl.
egotistic, egotistical – verbs
– BUCK to talk egotistically; to prate and chatter; to let one’s tongue run loose …Bk1892 Anglo-Indian sl.
– EGOTIZE to talk or write in an egotistic way …1789
EGYPT – adjectives
– EGYPTIAC †* Egyptian …1635
– EGYPTIACAL † Egyptian …1556
– GIPPO, GYPO, GYPPO relating to a native or inhabitant of Egypt …1942
– GIPPY, GYPPIE, GYPPY † relating to a native or inhabitant of Egypt …1893
Egypt – nouns
– EGG WIPED Egypt …1940 army sl.
– EGYPTOLOGY the study of Egyptian antiquities, of the ancient Egyptian language and history …1862
Egypt – person
– ABDULLAH-WITH-THE-CONDIES an Egyptian menial employed by ‘Cairenes’ …Bk1919 Aust. services sl.
– BIMBASHI a Turkish military captain or commander; in Egypt, an English officer in the service of the Khedive …1819
– EGGS-A-COOK Egyptians …1915 Aust. military sl.
– EGYPTOLOGER one versed in the study of Egyptian antiquities …1859
– EGYPTOLOGUE * one versed in the study of Egyptian antiquities …1856
– GHAFFIR a native Egyptian policeman; a guardian, a watchman …1831
– GHAWAZEE Egyptian dancing-girls …1799
– GHAZEEYEH an Egyptian dancing-girl …1877
– GHAZIE an Egyptian dancing-girl …1819
– GIPPIE, GIPPY, GYPPIE, GYPPY (usually offensive, often used contemptuously) an Egyptian …1889 Amer. military sl.
– GIPPO, GYPO, GYPPO, JIPPO (usually offensive) an Egyptian …1916 sl.
– GYP (usually offensive, often used contemptuously) an Egyptian …1946 Amer. military sl.
– GYPSIE, GYPSY † a native or inhabitant of Egypt …1615
– GYPTIAN † an Egyptian …1533
– SA-IDA an Egyptian …Bk1919 Aust. services sl.
Egypt – verbs
– EGYPTIZE to refer things to Egyptian sources …1854 nonce word
EIGHT – adjectives
– OCTONARY pert. to the number eight; consisting of eight; proceeding by eights …1615
– OCTUPLE eightfold; eight times as much as; composed of eight …1603
eight – nouns
– OCTAD a group or series of eight…1883
– OCTAVE a group or series of eight …a1806
– OCTET a group of eight persons or things …1894
– OCTETTE a group of eight persons or things …1894
– OCTONARY a group of eight …1535
– OCTUPLET a set or combination of eight …1852
– OGDOAD the number eight; a group, set, or series of eight …1621
– SAY-DOOE the number eight …M19 sl.
EIGHTH – adjectives
– ACHTANDE †* eighth …a1400
– EIGHTIN † eighth …c1200
EITHER – adverbs
– EITHERMORE either, in any case …1889 Eng. dial.
– NAITHERS notwithstanding, either …1813 Sc.
either – conjunctions
– EDDERIN either; rather …1844 Sc.
– EITHERENS either; rather …1844 Sc.
– ETHERINS either; rather …1844 Sc.
either – nouns
– EITHER OF BOTH † either of the two …a1575
EJACULATE – adjectives
– FOAMING AT THE MOUTH about to ejaculate; extremely anxious to proceed with sexual activity …20C colloq.
ejaculate – person
– EASTER QUEEN one who ejaculates prematurely …1960s US homosexual sl.
– RABBIT a man who ejaculates with little stimulation …1987 US sl.
ejaculate – verbs
– BLOB OFF to ejaculate …2000s sl.
– BLOW ONE’S SNOT to ejaculate …Brit. sl.
– BUST A NUT to ejaculate …Bk2006 US sl.
– CREAM to ejaculate semen …20C US sl.
– CREAM ONE’S JEANS to ejaculate semen in one’s trousers …20C US sl.
– CREAM ONE’S PANTS of a male: to ejaculate in his pants from excessive sexual excitement …Bk2006 US sl.
– DEPOSIT to ejaculate semen …sl.
– DIE IN A WOMAN’S LAP of a male: to have an orgasm; to ejaculate …Shakespeare usage
– DRAIN ONE’S LIZARD of a male: to urinate; also, to ejaculate …1962 Amer. sl.
– EASE of a male: to copulate or ejaculate …M19 Brit. sl.
– EMPTY ONE’S TRASH to have sexual intercourse; usually, to ejaculate …1970s US Black sl.
– FALL IN THE FURROW to ejaculate, perhaps to ejaculate prematurely …19C Brit. sl.
– FIRE A SHOT to ejaculate …19C Brit. sl.
– FIRE BLANKS to ejaculate sterile semen …M20 US sl.
– FIRE IN THE AIR 1. to have a premature ejaculation …19C Brit. sl.
2. to have any ejaculation outside the vagina, esp. ejaculation from masturbation …19C Brit. sl.
– GET ONE’S NUTS OFF of a man: to obtain sexual release by copulation and ejaculation …1970 sl., orig. US
– GET ONE’S ROCKS OFF of a man: to obtain sexual release by copulation and ejaculation …1948 sl., orig. US
– GET THE DIRTY WATER OFF YOUR CHEST of a male: to ejaculate, either with a partner or as a sole practitioner …1961 UK sl.
– GET YOUR ASHES HAULED to be brought to ejaculation …1906 US sl.
– GO OFF to ejaculate …19C colloq.
– GO OFF AT HALF-COCK to ejaculate prematurely or without being fully erect …1904 UK sl.
– GO OFF HALF-COCKED to start without being ready; in sex: to ejaculate prematurely or without being fully erect …1809 UK sl.
– HAVE IT OFF to coit; to ejaculate …20C Brit. colloq.
– JOLLOP to ejaculate …1990s sl.
– LET GO to ejaculate …19C Brit. sl.
– NUT of a man: to ejaculate …1994 US sl.
– PULL OFF to cause to ejaculate by masturbation …sl.
– RANCH to bring to orgasm, to make ejaculate …1990s US sl.
– SHOOT to ejaculate …1922 sl.
– SHOOT ONE’S ROE to ejaculate …1879 sl.
– SHOOT OVER THE STUBBLE to ejaculate before intromission …Bk1904 sl.
– SKEET to ejaculate …1980s US Black sl.
– SPAFF to ejaculate …1990s sl.
– SPEND to ejaculate semen; to have an orgasm …1662 Brit.
– SPEW to ejaculate …L17 sl.
– SPLACK to ejaculate in sexual climax …2001 US sl.
– SPLATTER ONE’S BATTER to ejaculate …1990s sl.
– SPOO to ejaculate …1980s US college sl.
– SPOOCH to ejaculate …1980s US college sl.
– SPOOF to ejaculate …1910s sl.
– SQUEEZE UP to ejaculate …1974 UK sl.
– UNLOAD to ejaculate …M19 sl.
EJACULATED – verbs
– LAKE WENDOUREE to have just ejaculated …1990s Aust. sl.
EJACULATION – adjectives
– QUICK ON THE DRAW suffering from premature ejaculation …1930s sl.
ejaculation – nouns
– DISHONOURABLE DISCHARGE ejaculation achieved through masturbation …1964 US sl.
– EMPTY an ejaculation of semen …1980s Aust. sl.
– FACE-OFF an ejaculation of semen onto a lover’s face …2003 US sl.
– FACIAL ejaculation in one’s partner’s face …1970s sl.
– NUMBER THREE an ejaculation of semen …20C Brit. sl.
– UPSHOOT an ejaculation of semen …Shakespeare usage
EJECT – verbs
– BELCH † to eject, to throw out …1668
– BOOT (OUT) to eject a person …1880
– CAN to get rid of, to expel, to discharge, to eject, to jilt, to dismiss; to discharge from employment …1905 Amer. sl.
– EIGHTY-SIX to eject or bar from a premises; generally, to reject or abandon …1958 US sl.
– EJACULATE † to throw out suddenly and swiftly, to eject …1613
– FIRE OUT to eject, to kick out, to expel or order from a classroom …1885 Amer. dial.
– GIVE ONE THE BUM’S RUSH to eject or dismiss forcibly; to snub …1926 Amer. dial.
– LUMBER OUT to throw out, to eject …20C Aust. sl.
– OBTRUDE to thrust forth; to eject, to push out …1613
– OOSH to remove; to send away; to eject …1960s sl.
– PEACE-WARN to serve a notice of ejectment …1899 Sc.
– SEND TO THE SHOWERS to send off or eject someone from a match, race, or contest; to reject, overcome, or defeat decisively …1913 colloq.
– SPEAR to eject someone from a shop, pub, etc. …1975 Aust. sl.
– SUBROGATE † to elect or appoint in the place of another; to substitute in an office …1538
– SUBROGE †* to elect or appoint in the place of another; to substitute in an office …1600
– VENT 1. † to discharge, eject, cast, or pour out (liquid, smoke, etc.); to carry off or away; to drain in this way …1587
2. † to eject or expel people out of a country…1609
– WALK to banish, to eject from a place …1940s US tramps’ sl.
EJECTED – adjectives
– OUT ON ONE’S ARSE ejected, evicted, expelled …1965 UK sl.
– OUT ON ONE’S EAR discharged, ejected or dismissed ignominiously …1919 Amer. sl.
ejected – nouns
– EJECTAMENTA substances ejected by eruptive forces …1863
ejected – person
– QUONDAM † the former holder of some office or position; one who has been deposed or ejected …1535
ejected – verbs
– FIND COLD WEATHER to be ejected …1909 public houses’ sl.
EJECTION – nouns
– BUM’S RUSH, THE first applied to forcibly ejecting someone from a place, and hence more generally to dismissing someone …1910 sl., orig. US
EJECTMENT – nouns
– PEACE-WARNING a notice of ejectment …1899 Sc.
EFFICACY – nouns