Reverse Dictionary: THR – THRN


THRASH, THRASHED, THRASHING – ADJECTIVES
 BELABOROUS given to thrashing …1860 nonce word
 JACKSONED thrashed …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 TANNED beaten, thrashed …1905 sl.
 
THRASH etc. – NOUNS
 ANOINTING a beating, a thrashing …1876 Eng. dial.
 ASS-WAXING a thrashing, a trouncing …1967 Amer. sl.
 AWMAN a thrashing, chastisement …Bk1898 Sc.
 BACK-BRAYING a beating, a thrashing …1876 Eng. dial.
 BALLING a beating, a thrashing …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BAMBOO CHOW-CHOW a thrashing …M19 sl.
 BAMBOOING a thrashing, a whipping …M19 sl.
 BAND-ENDING a thrashing …1889 Eng. dial.
 BANGING a beating, a thrashing; a defeat …1789 Eng. dial.
 BANNICKING a thrashing …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BANNOCKING a thrashing …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BASKING a beating, a thrashing, flagellation …1642 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 BASSOCKING a beating, a thrashing …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BASTINADOING cudgelling, thrashing; esp. on the soles of the feet …1614
 BASTING a cudgelling, a beating, a thrashing …1590
 BAZZOCKING a beating, a thrashing …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BELL-OIL a good thrashing …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BELLYFUL a thrashing …M17 sl.
 BELTING a beating, a thrashing …1854
 BENSILLING a thrashing, a beating …1863 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 BILLIZING a thrashing, a buffeting …1882 Eng. dial.
 BRUSHING a beating, a thrashing, a whipping …1842 Amer. dial.
 DICHLING a beating, a thrashing, a drubbing …Bk1900 Sc.
 DOSE OF STRAP-OIL, A a thrashing …Bk1904 sl.
 DUSTING a beating; a thrashing; also used by sailors of rough or stormy weather …1799 sl.
 FAGGING a beating, a thrashing, a thumping …1775 sl.
 FANNING a beating, a thrashing …M19 sl.
 FEAKING a beating, a thrashing …1601 obs.
 GALLIER a thrashing, a beating …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 HAMMERING a thrashing …1842 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 HAZELING a beating, a thrashing, a flogging …1863 Eng. dial.
 HAZING a sound beating, a thrashing …1825
 HEAT a thrashing …1798 Sc.  
 JACKETING a beating, a thrashing; a tongue-lashing, a scolding …1851
 JACKSONING a thrashing …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 KAFFERPAK a thorough beating, a thrashing; a comprehensive defeat …1930s S. Africa sl.
 KNACKER’S BRANDY a sound thrashing or beating …1819 Eng. dial.
 KNEVELL a severe beating or thrashing …B1900 Sc.
 LABBERIN a beating, a thrashing …1874 Sc.
 LALDIE a thrashing, punishment, a drubbing …1889 Sc.
 LALDY-DALDY a thrashing, punishment, a drubbing …1889 Sc.
 LAMBASTING a beating; a thrashing …1694 sl. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
 LAMMACING a beating, a thrashing …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 LAMMING a beating, a thrashing …1611
 LAMPS a beating, a thrashing …1960 Sc.
 LANT a sound thrashing …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 LARRUP a sound beating or thrashing …E19 sl.
 LARRUPING a beating, a thrashing, a flogging; a whipping; a tongue-lashing, a scolding …1838 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 LARRUPPING a sound thrashing …E19 sl.
 LICKING a beating or thrashing …1350 colloq.
 MACING a severe thrashing …19C sl.
 NAILING a beating, a thrashing, punishment …1880 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 NAN CLAPPISON’S DOSE a good thrashing …1889 Eng. dial.
 NAUPING a thrashing, a cudgelling; chastisement …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 NOINTING a beating, a thrashing …1876 Eng. dial.
 OILING a thrashing, a beating …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OIL OF BIRCH a thrashing with a birch rod …1833 Amer. sl.
 OIL OF HAZEL a sound beating, thrashing, or drubbing …c1678
 OIL OF HICKORY a thrashing with a hickory rod …1837 Amer. sl.
 OIL OF OAK a beating, a thrashing …Bk1905 Sc.
 OIL OF STRAP a beating, a thrashing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OIL OF STRAP ‘EM a thrashing …Bk1904 sl.
 OIL OF WALNUT a sound thrashing …1941 Amer. sl.
 OVERHAUL a reprimand; a scolding; a thrashing …1797 Amer. dial.
 OVERHAULING a reprimand; a scolding; a thrashing; chastisement …1833 Amer. dial.
 PADDY-WHACK-SAUCE a severe beating or thrashing …1889 Eng. dial.
 PAIKING a beating, a thrashing; a punishment …1827 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 PAIKMENT a thrashing …Bk1909 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 PAYS punishment; castigation; thrashing …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
 PIECE OF SOMEONE’S ASS vengeance against someone, esp.  in the form of a beating, a thrashing, a punishment …1959 US sl.
 QUILTING a thrashing, a beating …1836 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 RASPING a scolding; a thrashing …1853 Eng. dial.
 RIB-BENDING a thrashing, a beating …Bk1903 sl.
 RIBBING a thrashing, a beating …Bk1903 sl.
 RIB-ROASTING a thrashing, a beating …1663 sl.
 SCALLIONS a boys’ name for a good beating or thrashing …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCUTCHING a beating, a thrashing, a whipping …1930 Amer. dial.
 SHELLACKING a sound thrashing …1880 sl.
 STRAPPING a thrashing …Bk1904 sl.
 TABBERING a thrashing, a beating …1882 Sc.
 TEARING DOWN a beating, a thrashing …1966 Amer. dial.
 TEARING UP a beating, a thrashing …1965 Amer. dial.
 THRAPSING a thrashing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THREAPING a beating, a thrashing …1899 Eng. dial.
 TOWELLING a thrashing, a beating …M19
 TRIMMING a sharp scolding; chastisement; a drubbing, beating, or thrashing …1899 Amer. dial.
 WALLOPING a thrashing …colloq.
 WARMING a thrashing, a trouncing …1681
 WHOPPING a severe beating or thrashing; defeat …19C colloq.
 YETHERING a beating, a thrashing, a flogging …1822 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
THRASH etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BASTER he who bastes or thrashes …1726
 WALLOPER one who thrashes; anyone who beats up their victims with a cudgel or stick …1832
 
THRASH etc. – VERBS
 ANOINT to flog, to beat, to thrash; to chastise by word or act …c1500
 ARRAY to thrash, to flog; to disfigure, to befoul …L14 jocular
 AUM to thrash, to beat soundly; to tan a person’s hide …Bk1898 Sc.
 BACK to beat, to thrash …1790 Eng. dial.
 BADGER to beat, to thrash …1825 Sc.
 BALL to beat, to thrash …1854 Eng. dial.
 BAND-END to thrash …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BANG to beat violently, to knock about; to thrash, to strike with the fist or with a whip, to handle roughly …1604
 BANNICK to thrash, to beat soundly …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BANNOCK to thrash, to beat soundly …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BASH UP to beat up, to thrash …1920s sl., chiefly UK juvenile usage
 BASSOCK to beat, to thrash soundly …1889 Eng. dial.
 BASTE to hit repeatedly, to assault by hitting, to beat soundly, to thrash, to flog, to cudgel …1533
– BASTE A PERSON’S BACON to strike or thrash him …B1900
– BASTINADE to thrash or thwack with a stick, esp. on the soles of the feet …1601 arch.
– BASTINADO to beat with a stick; to thrash, to thwack …1614 arch.
– BASTONADE to thrash or thwack with a stick, esp. on the soles of the feet …1601 arch.
– BAT to cudgel, to thrash, to beat, to hit, to strike …c1440
– BATOON to beat or strike with a ‘batoon’; to thrash with a stick, to cudgel …1683 arch.
– BAZZ to thrash, to beat …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAZZOCK to beat, to thrash soundly …1889 Eng. dial.
 BEAT THE HOUND OUT OF to thrash or beat thoroughly …1966 Amer. dial.
 BEAT THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS OUT OF to administer a violent thrashing …1985 sl.
 BEAT THE SHIT OUT OF to thrash or beat a person severely; to hit repeatedly; to assault by hitting …1966 sl.
 BECURRY to beat, to thrash …1598 obs.
 BELAM to thrash, to beat …1595 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 BELAMB to thrash, to beat …1595 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 BELLTINKER to beat, to thrash …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BELT to hit, to thrash with a belt …1649
 BENSIL to thrash, to beat soundly; to bang; to drive away …1691 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 BERRY to beat, to thrash …a1225 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 BESWADDLE to beat, to thrash, to ‘swaddle’ …1598 obs. rare
 BETHWACK to pelt, to thrash, to cudgel soundly …1555
 BOX to beat, to thrash; later, to strike with the fist, to cuff, to buffet; to strike with the hand …1519
 BREAK ONE’S ASS to beat someone up; to thrash someone savagely …1954 Amer. sl.
 BREAK ONE’S BALLS to punish severely; to thrash …1955 US sl.
 BRUSH to beat, to thrash …1842 Amer. dial.
 BUMBASTE to beat on the posteriors; to inflict school punishment; hence, to flog, to thrash, to beat or baste  soundly …1571 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 BUMFEG to flog, to beat, to thrash …1589 obs.
 BUST ONE’S ASS to beat someone up; to thrash someone savagely …1980 Amer. sl.
 BUST ONE’S BALLS to punish severely; to thrash …1952 US sl.
 BYFRAP to beat about, to thrash …c1380 obs. rare
 CAPERCLAW to claw or scratch with the open hand and nails; to beat, to thrash, to drub …1589 obs.
 CATCH IT to get a thrashing or a scolding …1835 colloq.
 CHAFE to beat; to thrash …L17 sl.
 CLAPPERCLAW to claw, scratch, slap, fight with the open hand and nails; to beat with the open hand, to thrash (generally used of women) …1590 arch. exc. Eng. dial.
 CLEAN SOMEONE’S CLOCK to thrash someone; to trounce …1959 Amer. sl.
 CLEAN SOMEONE’S GREENS to thrash someone …1972 US sl.
 CLEAN SOMEONE’S PLOW to thrash someone …1919 Amer. sl.
 CLOBBER to strike someone; to hit; to thrash or beat up; to defeat; to reprimand or criticize severely …1944 sl.
 COMB DOWN to ill-treat; to thrash …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
 CONTUND to bruise by beating, to pound or thrash …1654
 COTTON to beat, to flog, to thrash …1654 Eng. dial.
 CURRY ONE’S SKIN-COAT to beat a person severely; to thrash …B1900
 DIGHT to beat, to thrash, to scourge …BK1900 Sc.
 DUST to beat, to thrash …1612 colloq.
 DUST SOMEONE’S COAT to thrash, to beat someone up …L17 sl.
 DUST SOMEONE’S JACKET to thrash, to beat someone up …L17 sl.
 EAT SOMEONE’S LUNCH to thrash; to exact revenge …1969 US sl.
 FADGE to beat, to thrash …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FAG to beat; to thrash; to strike …L17 sl. obs.
 FEAK to beat, to thrash …1652 obs.
 FILL IN to thrash, to beat …c1925 sl. orig. Royal Navy
 GET IN SOMEONE’S ASS to cause trouble for someone; to act against someone; to thrash someone …1966 Amer. sl.
 GIVE A BROWCING to give a good thrashing …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 GIVE BELLTINKER of persons: to give a good thrashing, or a scolding; of things: to do anything thoroughly or in good style …1859 Eng. dial.
 GIVE JESSE to rebuke with vigour; to thrash …1847 Amer. sl.
 GIVE ONE SOCK to give a sound thrashing or beating …1864 sl.
 GIVE SOME HAZEL to give a beating or thrashing …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 GIVE SOMEONE LALDY to beat or thrash someone …1985 Sc. sl.
 GIVE SOMEONE TOCO to beat, to thrash …E19 sl.
 GIVE THE BUD to thrash …1891 Amer. dial.
 GIVE THE HICKORY to thrash …1891 Amer. dial.
 GRAB BALDHEADED to defeat thoroughly, to thrash, to beat up; hence, to stun, to amaze …1918 US sl.
 HAMMER to thrash; to beat continuously with a stick …1889 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 HASE to beat, to thrash …1884 Eng. dial.
 HAZE to punish by blows, to beat, to thrash soundly …1678 Eng. dial.
 JACKET to thrash; to beat …1704 sl.
 JERK to thrash … obs.
 JERK BALDHEADED to defeat thoroughly, to thrash, to beat up; hence, to stun, to amaze …1886 US sl.
 KICK THE SHIT OUT OF to thrash or beat a person severely …sl.
 KNOCK THE SHIT OUT OF SOMEONE to thrash or beat someone severely …19C colloq.
 LABOUR to beat, to thrash, to batter, to belabour …1824 Sc.
 LACE to lash, beat, thrash …1599
 LACE INTO to attack, to beat, to thrash …E19 sl.
 LACE SOMEONE’S JACKET to beat up, to thrash …L17 sl.
 LAM to beat soundly; to thrash …1595
 LAMBACK to beat, to thrash …1589 obs.
 LAMBASTE to beat, to thrash …1637 sl. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
 LAMB-DOWN to thrash …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
 LAMBSKIN to beat, to thrash …1589 obs.
 LAMMUX to beat, to thrash …1925 Amer. dial.
 LAMP to beat, to thrash, to flog …1808 Sc.
 LAND-BAIST to lambaste, to beat, to thrash …1975 Amer. dial.
 LARROP to beat, to flog, to thrash …1823 Eng. dial. & colloq.
 LARRUP to beat thoroughly, to strike, to thrash, to whip, to flog …1824 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 LATHER to beat, to thrash …1797
 LAY INTO to beat, to thrash …1838 sl.
 LAY ON THE JACK to thrash or scold soundly …1557 colloq.
 LEATHER orig. to hit someone with a leather strap; hence, to beat or thrash someone …a1625
 LICK to strike, to hit, to beat, esp. as a punishment; to thrash, to whip …1888 Amer. dial.
 LINGE to beat severely, to thrash, to flog …1600 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 LIRROP to beat, to flog, to thrash …1823 Eng. dial. & colloq.
 LORRY UP to beat, to thrash …1940s Irish sl.
 LOUNDER to beat severely with heavy strokes; to thrash, thump, cuff, cudgel …1793 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 LURRY UP to beat, to thrash …1940s Irish sl.
 MALACOUTER to beat, to thrash, to punish …c1910 Sc.
 MEASURE FOR A NEW JACKET to thrash, to beat, to flog …Bk1905 Eng.
 MEASURE FOR A WARM SUIT OF CLOTHES to thrash, to beat, to flog …Bk1905 Eng.
 MEASURE ONE’S BACK WITH A STICK to thrash, to beat, to flog …Bk1905 Eng.
 NOINT to beat, to thrash, to chastise by word or act …1843 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 OIL to thrash, to beat …L18 sl.
 OINT to thrash, to beat …1894 Eng. dial.
 PAIK to hit with something hard or solid, as the knuckles, a stick, or a stone; to beat, to pummel, to thrash; to strike; to punish  …c1639 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 PAIL to strike continuously; to beat, to thrash …1740 Eng. dial.
 PAY to beat, to thrash, to chastise …1714 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
 PAY WITHIN AN INCH OF ONE’S LIFE to thrash soundly, to give a good beating to …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 PLAY RAP-JACKET to administer a beating; to thrash soundly …1880 Amer. dial.
 PROMISE BELLTINKER of persons: to give a good thrashing, or a scolding; of things: to do anything thoroughly or in good style …1859 Eng. dial.
 PUT (ONE) THROUGH A COURSE OF SPROUTS to thrash; to castigate; to give one a good drubbing …19C Amer. dial.
 QUANT to thrash, to chastise …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 QUELT to beat, to thrash soundly …1836 Eng. dial.
 QUELTEN DOWN to beat or thrash thoroughly …1942 Amer. dial.
 QUILT to beat, to thrash, to flog …1836 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 RAAS to thrash …1950s W. Indies sl.
 RADDLE to beat, to thrash …1688 N. Eng. dial.
 RAISE JESSE to rebuke with vigour; to thrash …1847 Amer. sl.
 RAMSQUADDLE to beat, to thrash …1830 Amer. dial.
 RIB-BASTE to thrash, to beat severely …1598 obs.
 RIB-ROAST to belabour with a cudgel; to beat soundly, to thrash …1570 now arch.
 RIB-TICKLE to thrash; to beat up …Bk1903 sl.
 RUB DOWN WITH AN OAKEN TOWEL to thrash, to beat …18C sl.
 SALLET to give a severe thrashing …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SALLIT to give a severe thrashing …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCAITCH to beat or thrash with a stick or rod …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
 SCRUMPLICATE to beat up, to thrash, to defeat …L19 sl.
 SCUTCH to beat, to whip, to thrash soundly …c1900 Amer. dial.
 SHARPEN ONE’S HOE to thrash, to whip …1919 Amer. dial.
 SHELLAC to thrash soundly …sl.
 SNAKE to beat, to thrash …1859 US sl.
 SNATCH BALD to defeat thoroughly, to thrash, to beat up; hence, to stun, to amaze …1962 US sl.
 SNATCH BALDHEADED to defeat thoroughly, to thrash, to beat up; hence, to stun, to amaze …1866 US sl.
 STACK ASSES to thrash opponents, as in a brawl; to employ violence …1972 Amer. sl.
 STOUSH to punch or strike; to thrash or beat a person; to fight …1893 Aust. & NZ sl.
 TABBER to beat, to belabour, to thrash …c1850 Sc.
 TABOR;  TABOUR to beat, to thump, to thrash …1624 obs.
 TAIRGE to reprimand, to scold loudly; to beat, to strike, to thrash …1825 Sc.
 TAN to thrash soundly …1862 colloq.
 TAN A PERSON’S HIDE to thrash or flog a person
 TANCEL to beat, to thrash; to ill-use …1895 Eng. dial.
 TANCELLOON to beat, to thrash …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TAN ONE’S ARSE to hit someone with a cane, etc., esp. on the buttocks, as a punishment: to thrash or flog …c1670 sl.
 TAN ONE’S BACKSIDE to hit someone with a cane, etc., esp. on the buttocks, as a punishment;  to thrash or flog…c1670 sl.
 TANSEL to beat, to thrash; to ill-use …1895 Eng. dial.
 TANSILOON to beat, to thrash …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TARGE to beat, to strike; to thrash …1833 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 TEAR DOWN to beat, to thrash …1892 Amer. dial.
 TEAR UP to beat, to thrash …1965 Amer. dial.
 THONG to beat, to thrash …1746 N. Ireland & Eng. dial.
 THRAP to thrash around, to keep warm …1957 Amer. dial.
 THREAP to beat, to flog, to thrash, to punish severely …1721 Eng. dial.
 THUNK to thrash, to ‘leather’ …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THWITE to thrash soundly …1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 TO-BEAT to beat severely, to belabour, to thrash …a1250 obs.
 TO-BONE to beat severely, to thrash, to thump; to pelt …a1250 obs. rare
 TO-BUNE to beat severely, to thrash, to thump; to pelt …a1250 obs. rare
 TO-BUST to beat or thrash to pieces …a1250 obs.
 TOWEL to hit repeatedly; to assault by hitting; to thrash; to beat; to cudgel …1705 sl.
 TOWEL UP to beat, to thrash …1919 Aust. sl.
 TRIM to beat, to thrash; to defeat in a game; to scold …1888 Amer. dial.
 TRIM ONE’ S JACKET to thrash, to beat …Bk1896 sl.
 TWANK to slap smartly; to beat with a cane, strap, etc., to thrash …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TWILT to beat, to thrash, to flog …1836 Eng. dial.
 WALE to mark with a blow from a whip or cane; to thrash, to flog …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 WALK to beat, to thrash, to drub a person …a1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 WALLOP to beat, to thrash, to hit hard …1825 colloq.
 WALLOPSE to thrash, to beat; to maul …1904 Amer. dial.
 WARM to beat, to thrash, to flog …1824 Eng. dial.
 WARM ONE’S ARSE to thrash …M19 sl.
 WARM ONE’S JACKET to thrash …M19 sl.
 WHACK to beat or strike vigorously, as with a stick; to thrash …1721 colloq.
 WHALE to mark with a blow from a whip or cane; to thrash, to flog, to hit, to trounce …1856 Sc.
 WHEAL to mark with a blow from a whip or cane; to thrash, to flog …1856 Eng. dial.
 WHOLLOP to beat, to thrash, to hit hard …E19 sl.
 WOLLOP to beat, to thrash, to hit hard …E19 sl.
 YACKEN to thrash severely …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 YANK to strike sharply with the end of a whip-lash; to flog; to thrash …1889 Eng. dial.
 YARK;  YERK to strike smartly, esp. with a rod or whip; to beat, to thrash, to flog, to lash, to stab; to drive with a whip …c1520 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
 YIRK to strike hard, esp. with a switch or whip; to beat, to thrash; to stab …1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 YOCKEN to thrash severely …Bk1905 Eng. dial.


THREAD – ADJECTIVES
GOUTY of thread: full of knots, tangles, and kinks …1899 Amer. dial.

THREAD – NOUNS
BOW-WOW a thread …Bk1911 Sc.
DIRD thread …1869 Eng. dial.
RAFFLINGS entangled threads …Bk19C Eng. dial.
SCREED a large portion; a long length of thread, twine, etc. …1884 Sc.
TALLYWAGGER a thread dangling from the hem of a garment or from the edge of a rug …20C Anglo-Irish usage
THRUM a thread or loose end of any kind; generally in plural …1863 Sc. & Eng. dial.

THREAD – VERBS
THREADLE to thread a needle; to thread, to string …1898 Eng. dial.


THREADBARE – ADJECTIVES
– threadbare, ragged, shabby in appearance SCOURY;  SCOWRY 1721 Sc.


THREAT, THREATEN, THREATENED, THREATENING – ADJECTIVES
 BAD NEWS unpleasant, threatening …1960s sl., orig. US
 BOOGERY spooky, threatening, unpleasant, objectionable …1900 Amer. dial.
 BUGGERY spooky, threatening, unpleasant, objectionable …1941 Amer. dial.
 HOT CORNER a position in which one is threatened or bullied …1854 sl.
 MINACIOUS menacing, threatening; full of threats or menaces …1660
 MINITABUND threatening …1890 rare
 MINITANT threatening; that constitutes a menace …1854 obs. rare
 ON THE MUSCLE threatening, coercive …1859 US sl.
 ORGULOUS threatening, dangerous …1484 arch.
 SCOUTHERIN’ threatening, rebuking, chastising …1874 Sc.
 SEVIDICAL speaking fiercely, using cruel language; threatening …1630 obs.
 SKETCH suspicious, threatening …2003 US sl.
 THREATFUL threatening; threatening-looking …1884 Sc.
 UGLY ill-tempered, sulky; angry, threatening; disagreeable …1836 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
 
THREAT etc. – INTERJECTIONS/PHRASES
 I’LL HAVE YOUR GUTS FOR GARTERS a threat 
 I’LL KNOCK YOUR TEETH SO FAR DOWN YOUR THROAT YOU’LL HAVE TO STICK A TOOTHBRUSH UP YOUR ARSE TO CLEAN THEM a threat …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 JAM IT! a threatening exclamation …1950s Aust. & US sl.
 
THREAT etc. – NOUNS
 BEOT a promise, a vow, a threat, a boast …a1000 obs.
 BOAST a threat, a scolding …Bk1911 Sc.
 BOIST a threat …Bk1911 Sc.
 BOOLYIE a loud, threatening noise, like a bull’s bellow …Bk1911 Sc.
 BULLDOCIA boastful and threatening language …1934 Amer. dial.
 FRIGHTENER;  FRIGHTENERS threats, violence, anything that will terrify a given person into doing what is required …1930s sl.
 FRIGHTS threats, violence, anything that will terrify a given person into doing what is required …1930s sl.
 GUN TALK tough, threatening talk …2003 Trinidad and Tobago sl.
 IMPENDENCY imminence; threatening or menacing character …a1632
 JACK UP THE ORCHARD a threat …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 MINACITY disposition to use threats; a threatening or menacing …1656
 NEIVE-SHAKING the shaking of the fist, threatening …1894 Eng. dial.
 WOLF TICKET a threat or other act of intimidation used to coerce ….1974 US sl.
 WOOF TICKET a lie, a bluff, a challenge, an empty threat …1971 Amer. dial.
 
THREAT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAD NEWS a troublesome, threatening person …1940s sl., orig. US
 
THREAT etc. – VERBS
 BAIRGE to collide violently; to threaten with violence; to move clumsily and noisily …1847 Sc.
 BEOTE to boast, to threaten …a1000 obs.
 BEOTEN to boast, to threaten …a1000 obs.
 BOAST;  BOIST;  BOST to threaten …Bk1911 Sc.
 DARE to deter by threatening; to forbid …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 HARD-MOUTH to threaten or disparage …1960 Trinidad and Tobago
 HAZEN to scold, to rebuke, to threaten …1630 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 JUMP SOMEONE’S HAND to threaten or victimize someone …1970s African-American sl.
 KEAVE to threaten …1874 Sc.
 LEAN INTO to pressurize, to threaten …20C Irish sl.
 LEAN ON to pressurize, to persuade, possibly with violence or threats of violence, to threaten with force ..1920s sl., orig. US
 MAUNDER to talk idly and incoherently; to mumble; to grumble; to threaten in an undertone; to muse, to ponder …1691 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 MONSTER to harass, to threaten, to victimize someone …1967 Aust. sl.
 PUT THE BITE ON to ask for a loan, to borrow money from someone; also, to threaten, to blackmail, to extort money from  …1933 sl., orig. US
 PUT THE FRIGHTENERS ON SOMEONE to menace, threaten, or intimidate …1958 Brit. police & criminals’ sl.
 RAMP to storm and rage with violent gestures; to act in a furious or threatening manner …c1386
 SELL A WOLF TICKET;  SELL A WOOF TICKET to threaten, to intimidate …1960s African-American sl.
 STARKLE to use threatening gestures …1527 obs.
 THEW to threaten …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THREAT to threaten …1714 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 TO-THREAT to threaten violently …1377 obs.
 VAPER to brag, to boast, to swagger, to exult; to bully; to flourish menacingly; to threaten with violence …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 VAPOUR to brag, to boast, to swagger, to exult; to bully; to flourish menacingly; to threaten with violence …1628
 WAGE to shake one’s fist in a threatening manner …1808 Sc.


THREE – NOUNS
– a set of three persons or things; three of a kind PAIR-ROYAL 1592
– the number three; three VICAR OF BRAY 1960 UK rhyming sl. for ‘trey’
– three EARTH;  EERTH;  ERTH M19 back-slang

THREE – VERBS
– to do a thing tree times; to do or perform for the third time TERTIATE 1623 obs.


THREEFOLD – ADJECTIVES
– threefold; treble THREBBLE Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– threefold; treble THREEPLE Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– threefold; treble, three-ply or plaited THREE-PLAIT 1821 Sc.
– threefold; treble, triple THRIBBLE 1765 Amer. dial.
– threefold; treble, triple THRIPLE 1909 Amer. dial.


THREEPENCE – NOUNS
CHURCHER a threepenny piece …L19 sl.
CURRANTS-AND-PLUMS threepence … Bk1903 sl.
DEVIL’S-BIT a threepenny piece …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
EARTH YANNOPS; EARTH YENNEPS; ERTH YANNOPS; ERTH YENNEPS threepence …M19 back-slang
JOEY a former twelve-sided British coin of nickel-brass worth three old pence …1936 obs. exc. hist.
PEN a threepenny piece …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
SCRUM a threepenny piece …1894 Aust. sl.
SCRUMMY a threepenny piece …1894 Aust. sl.
THREESWINS threepence … Bk1903 sl.
THREPS threepence … Bk1903 sl.
THRUM a threepenny piece …1865 Brit. sl.
THRUMMER a threepenny piece …1898 Aust. sl.
THRUMS threepence … Bk1903 sl.
TICKY a threepenny piece …1877 S. Afr. colloq.
TIDDLER a small coin, such as a silver threepenny piece or a 1/2p coin …1966 Brit. sl.
TRAY; TREY a threepenny piece …1907 Brit. sl., latterly chiefly Aust. usage
TREY-BIT a threepenny piece …1907 Brit. sl., latterly chiefly Aust. usage
TRIZZIE; TRIZZY a threepenny piece …1941 Aust. sl.


THRESHER – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who threshes corn with a flail, as task-work or piece-work; a thresher, a reaper TASKER a1400


THRESHOLD – NOUNS
– a threshold THRESCOT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a threshold THRESHEL 1671 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– threshold THRESH-FOD Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– threshold THRESKLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– threshold; the sill or wooden beam in front of the door THRESHWOOD 1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.


THRIFT, THRIFTILY, THRIFTY – ADJECTIVES
CANNY careful, frugal, thrifty …1725 Sc.
ECONOMIC thrifty, careful, saving, sparing …1755 obs.
GAIR parsimonious, niggardly; thrifty, careful …1788 Sc. obs.
HAINING thrifty; spare, reserved for special occasions …c1779 Sc.
NARRISH thrifty …1889 colloq.
PERSNICKETY thrifty …1965 Amer. dial.
PORTLY thrifty; lusty …1903 Amer. dial.
VIRTUOUS thrifty, industrious …Bk1905 Sc. obs.

THRIFT etc. – ADVERBS
NEAR thriftily; parsimoniously, meanly …a1625

THRIFT etc. – NOUNS
HAG thrift, economy …1866 Sc.
HAIN a means to thrift, a saving, an economical appliance …1953 Sc.
HAINING thrift, economy, penuriousness …1871 Sc.
VIRTUE thrift …Bk1905 Sc.

THRIFT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
GATHERER a frugal, saving, thrifty person …1901 Sc.
 HAINER a thrifty, saving person …1825 Sc.
HUSSY the mistress of a household; a thrifty woman …1530 obs.
NEEDLER a keen, active, thrifty person; a niggard …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
SCRATTER a saving, thrifty, or miserly person …1881 Eng. dial.
SPARER a sparing, frugal, economical, or thrifty person; one who spares in using anything …c1440 


THRIFTLESS – ADJECTIVES
ABBEY-LUBBER-LIKE lazy, thriftless, ne’er-do-well …1570 sl.

THRIFTLESS – NOUNS
NEVER-THRIVING a thriftless pack …1486 obs.

THRIFTLESS – NOUNS, PERSON
ABBEY LUBBER a lazy, thriftless person …c1750 nautical sl.
DAB an untidy, thriftless woman; a drab; a term of contempt …1730 
DILP a thriftless housewife …1768 Sc. obs.
– MISGUIDER a thriftless, wasteful person …1824 Sc.
TANGLE a thriftless, slatternly person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
TANGLES a thriftless, slatternly person …Bk1883 Eng. dial.
UNTHRIFT a good-for-nothing person; a thriftless squanderer …Bk1905 Eng. dial. 
WANTHRIFT a thriftless person; a prodigal …a1585 Sc.


THRILL, THRILLED, THRILLING – ADJECTIVES
BUZZED excited, thrilled, stimulated …1996 sl.
FUNKED UP of a person: excited, thrilled, esp. by music …1976
HAIRY dangerous, scary, frightening, esp. if thrilling, exciting …1945 US sl.
KICK-ASS fantastic, excellent, thrilling …1980 US sl.
NERVOUS great, thrilling …1920s US sl., orig. jazz
THRILLY thrilling …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
TICKLED PINK thrilled …Bk1995 US sl.

THRILL etc. – NOUNS
ALL-OVERNESS feelings of exhilaration; thrills …1820 Amer. dial.
ALL-OVERS feelings of exhilaration; thrills …1895 Amer. dial.
BLAST a pleasurable thrill; fun; an uproariously good time; a funny thing …a1950 Amer. sl.
BUZZ a feeling of excitement or euphoria, esp. one induced by a stimulant; a thrill, a ‘kick’ …1937 sl., orig. US
– DRIVE a state or feeling of excitement; a thrill; exhilaration rising from the use of narcotics …1921 US sl.
HUMDINGER something exciting or thrilling; something or someone very fine or splendid; a stylish person …1905 sl., orig. US
JOLLIES pleasurable excitement, esp. from or as if from something forbidden or improper; enjoyment; fun; thrills; kicks …1930 colloq.
KICK a thrill from drugs or alcohol; a thrill of any type …20C sl.
SKOP a thrill, a kick from a drink or drug …1980s S. Aft. sl.
THIRL a thrill …1879 Sc.
THRILLS AND SPILLS excitement; a thrill …1983 sl.

THRILL etc. – VERBS
DINGLE to tingle, to thrill …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
FRACTURE to thrill …Bk1942 US sl.
FUNK to excite or thrill a person, esp. with music; also, to inspire with energy or enthusiasm …1973
FUNK UP to excite or thrill a person, esp. with music; to inspire with energy or enthusiasm …1979
GET A BANG OUT OF to experience a thrill or excitement from …US & Can. sl.
JAZZ to thrill or excite …1921 Amer. sl.
KILL to excite, to please, to thrill …1844 US sl.
MAKE ONE’S HEART SKIP A BOOGIE BEAT to thrill …Bk1942 US sl.
SEND DOWN TO THE BRICKS to thrill …Bk1942 US sl.
SEND OUT OF THIS WORLD to thrill …Bk1942 US sl.
SLAY to thrill …Bk1942 US sl.
THIRL to vibrate or cause to vibrate; to thrill; to shudder; to tingle …1691 Sc. & Eng. dial.


THRIVE, THRIVING – ADJECTIVES
BATTENING feeding to advantage, or with a relish; growing fat; thriving, healthy …1593
BIEN thriving; prosperous; comfortable …1816 Sc. 
BILSHIE short and stout; plump and thriving …19C Sc.
DAINTY plump and thriving, as regarding a child …a1698 Sc.
DENTY pleasant, agreeable; worthy, excellent; fine, handsome; plump and thriving, as regarding a child …a1698 Sc.
GRUSHIE healthy, thriving …Sc.
RAFFIE;  RAFFY of crops, animals, etc.: thriving, healthy, flourishing …1871 Sc.
THRIFTY thriving, flourishing, in good condition or health …1811 Eng. dial.
THRIVEN thriving, prosperous; well-nourished, strong …1901 Sc. & Eng. dial.
THRODDLE fat; broad, bulky; thriving …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 WALLIE;  WALLY of persons and animals: big and strong, robust, plump, buxom, thriving, sturdy …1722 Sc.
WALY beautiful, excellent; fine, thriving, strong …1500-20 Sc.

THRIVE etc. – NOUNS
BATTENING a bringing-up, thriving …Bk1898 Eng. dial.

THRIVE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
BIG BILTER a thriving child …1899 Sc.
THRODDY a plump, thriving child …1825 Eng. dial.
WALY BAIRN a fine, thriving child …1733 Sc.

THRIVE etc. – VERBS
BATTEN to grow better, or improve in condition; of animals esp., to improve in bodily condition by feeding, to feed to advantage, to thrive, to grow fat …1591
BATTEN to thrive, to grow fat, to prosper, esp. in a bad sense, at the expense or to the detriment of another; to gratify a morbid mental craving …1605
BATTLE of men and animals: to grow fat, to thrive …1575 obs.
DOW to do well, to thrive, to prosper …ME now Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
FADGE to succeed, to thrive … 1573 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
I-THEE to thrive, to prosper …971 obs.
THEE to thrive, to prosper; to grow …1794 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
THRAM to thrive …1768 Eng. obs.
THRODDEN to thrive; to grow, to increase; to improve by care or cultivation …1641 Eng. dial.