Reverse Dictionary: VES – VIF


VESSEL (boat, etc.) – ADJECTIVES
BENEAPED of a vessel: stranded, left aground by the neap tide …1825 Eng. dial.

VESSEL (boat, etc.) – NOUNS
APPLETREE-ER a coaster; a ship, or its passengers, which only travels near the shore …1942 Amer. dial.
BASTIMENT a ship, a vessel …1740 obs.
BUTTERBOX a squarish, clumsy vessel …1840 US nautical sl.
HAYRICK a slow or unseaworthy vessel …1883 Amer. nautical sl.
JACKASS-FRIGATE a small slow-sailing frigate …1833 nautical sl.
KEEL a ship, a vessel …a1547 poetic usage
MARINE STORES the ironwork, cordage, sails, provisions, etc. with which a vessel is supplied …1831


VESSEL (container) – NOUNS
– a set of vessels for table use, esp. of pewter GARNISH 1418 obs.
– a vessel, in general FAT c950 obs.
– a vessel of large size for liquids; a tub, a dyer’s or brewer’s vat; a wine cask FAT c1400 obs.


VETERAN – ADJECTIVES
HAIRY-ARSED; HAIRY-ASSED veteran, mature …1960s sl.
OLD-TIME veteran, old-fashioned …L19 sl.
OLD-TIMER veteran, old-fashioned …L19 sl.
OLD-TIMEY veteran, old-fashioned …1850 Amer. dial.
VET veteran, experienced …1930s US sl.

VETERAN – NOUNS, PERSON
OLD BILL a veteran; any old soldier, esp. if with heavy, drooping whiskers …1915 military colloq.
OLD HEAD a veteran; an elderly person; an old-timer …1899 US sl.
OLDSTER a veteran …1950s sl.
OLD SWEAT an old soldier; any veteran …1910s sl., orig. military
OLD-TIMER a veteran …M19 sl.
OLD WARRIOR any article that has seen much service; a veteran …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
SALT a veteran of any experience or discipline …1960s sl.
SWEAT any veteran …1910s sl., orig. military
WARHORSE a veteran, an old-timer …L19 US sl.


VETERINARIAN – NOUNS, PERSON
– a cow-doctor BEAST-LEECH Bk1898 Eng. dial.


VEX, VEXATION, VEXATIOUS, VEXATIOUSLY, VEXED, VEXING – ADJECTIVES
 A-HUH upset, vexed, anxious …BK1898 Eng. dial.
 ASS-GRABBING annoying, vexatious …1965 Amer. sl.
 CAGGED irritated, angry, annoyed, vexed, offended; grieved …Bk1898 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 CARKY vexed, annoyed …19C Eng. dial.
 DIDDLECOME half mad; sorely vexed or teased …1869 Eng. dial.
 ENNOYOUS annoying, vexatious, troublesome; harmful …c1420 obs. rare
 EXULCERATED vexed …c1592 obs.
 FASCIOUS troublesome, annoying, vexatious; difficult to please, particular; unfortunate, shameful …1725 Sc.
 FASHIOUS causing or giving anxiety or trouble; tiresome, vexatious …1536 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 FESHOUS troublesome, annoying, vexatious; difficult to please, particular; unfortunate, shameful …1725 Eng. dial.
 GRAME angry, vexed, furious; of heat: fierce …c1000 obs.
 HAGGLING vexatious, trying, wearisome …Bk1902 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 HAIRED UP;  HARED UP;  HARRED UP angry, enraged, upset, vexed, anxious …1914 Amer. dial.
 HORN-MAD apparently originally of horned beasts: enraged so as to be ready to horn anyone;  hence of persons: mad with rage, outrageously vexed, furious …1579 arch.
 IMPORTUNE troublesome, burdensome; vexatious; grievous, heavy, severe, exacting …c1400 obs.
 MADANCHOLY very vexed; sulky …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 MAD AS A WET HEN very angry or vexed …1821 Amer. dial.
 MAWGED vexed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 MAZZERT excessively vexed …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 NARGIT vexed, chagrined, exasperated …1923 Sc.
 NARKED vexed, angry …1898 Eng. dial.
 NARKY vexed, angry, ill-tempered, bad-tempered …1895 Eng. dial.
 NETTLED irritated, vexed, provoked, annoyed, angry …a1400-50
 NETTLESOME annoying, vexatious …a1961 chiefly US
 NOYOUS causing annoyance; annoying, disagreeable, vexatious, troublesome, harmful, hurtful …a1340 obs.
 OFF THE HOOKS in a state of madness or intense excitement; crazy, angry, or vexed; in an ill mood or out of humour …1612 sl.
 OF-GRAMED vexed …c1200 obs. rare
 ON SOMEONE’S ASS harassing, vexing, scolding, pursuing someone …1948 Amer. sl.
 RAGEOUS in a rage, furious, mad, angry, vexed; violent with pain or anger; full of passion …1440 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 RANK vexed, passionate, in a temper …1875 Eng. dial.
 SIMPLY THROWING UP BUCKETS very vexed or disappointed …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
 SNUFFY annoyed, displeased, ready to take offense, touchy; sulky, angry, vexed, fault-finding; unpleasant, disagreeable …1678
 TAIVERSOME tedious, wearisome; annoying, vexatious …1808 Sc.
 TEENFUL wrathful; troublesome, vexatious …1861 Sc.
 TEMPER’T vexed, out of temper …B1900 Eng. dial.
 UNCOMMODED annoyed, vexed …1683 obs.
 UNCOMMODIOUS annoying, vexatious …1539 obs.
 VEXED AS FIRE greatly vexed; very angry …1867 Eng. dial.
 VEXIOUS very vexing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 VEXSOME sorrowful, full of vexation; grievous, sad …1852 Sc.
 WEXIOUS very vexing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WRAW angry, wrathful, vexed, fierce; characterized by anger or ire …c1205 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
VEX etc. – ADVERBS
 UNCOMMODIOUSLY in an annoying or vexatious manner …1545 obs.
 
VEX etc. – INTERJECTIONS/PHRASES
 BEWATTLED! an exclamation of anger or vexation …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BOTHERATION! expressing annoyance or vexation …1861 colloq.
 DASH MY BUTTONS! excl. indicating surprise and vexation …1846 colloq.
 HELL’S BELLS AND LITTLE FISHES! used as an expression of vexation or disappointment …1959 Amer. dial.
 HELL’S BELLS AND PANTHER TRACKS! used as an expression of vexation or disappointment …1919 Amer. dial.
 SPITTING CHIPS! indicates one is angry, vexed, or frustrated …1901 sl.
– TWISH! an exclamation of contempt or vexation …1577 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
VEX etc. – NOUNS
 ALL-INS general feelings of discomfort, illness, annoyance, or vexation …1967 Amer. dial.
 ALL-OVERISHNESS general feelings of discomfort, illness, annoyance, or vexation …1846 Amer. dial.
 ALL-OVERNESS general feelings of discomfort, illness, annoyance, or vexation …1969 Amer. dial.
 ALL-OVERS general feelings of discomfort, illness, annoyance, or vexation …1893 Amer. dial.
 BOTHERATION the act of bothering; petty vexation or annoyance …1801 colloq.
 EAT ONESELF to be consumed with chagrin or vexation …1867 Sc.
 EAT ONE’S THUMB to be consumed with chagrin or vexation …1768 Sc.
 FASH trouble, vexation; bother, annoyance, disturbance; inconvenience; fuss, pother; also, something that gives trouble …1714 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 FASHERY annoyance, trouble, vexation, worry; also, something that causes worry …1553 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 HARRY the act of harrying; devastation, molestation, vexation …c1330 obs.
 HEART SCALD trouble, vexation, injury; a disgust …1813 Sc.
 JIGGERS feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort, illness, or vexation …1966 Amer. dial.
 JIMJAMS feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, apprehension, or nervousness; general feelings of discomfort, illness, or vexation …1896 Amer. dial.
 JUBBERTY a difficulty; a vexatious occurrence; a misfortune …B1900 Eng. dial.
 KEELICK anger, trouble, vexation …1808 Sc. obs.
 MACERATION fretting, vexation, worry; an instance of this …1616 obs.
 MAUGRE ill-will, bad feeling; vexation, blame; hurt, injury …1845 Sc.
 MAUL a harassment, vexation; an infliction …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 OFTHINKING displeasure, vexation, disgust, grief, sorrow …a1225 obs.
 SCALD trouble, vexation, injury; a disgust …1813 Sc.
 TAISLE a vexing or teasing …1866 Sc.
 TEEN wrath, anger, rage; vexation; revenge …1721 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 VEX a source of regret, sorrow, or annoyance; a trouble; a cause or state of vexation, annoyance, or worry …1815 Sc.
 WANEASE uneasiness, vexation …a1500 Sc. obs.
 WHIM-WHAMS general feelings of discomfort, illness, or vexation …1966 Amer. dial.
 WIM-WAMS general feelings of discomfort, illness, or vexation …1966 Amer. dial.
 
VEX etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BALLBREAKER a demanding, contentious, harassing, annoying, or otherwise vexatious person; a cruel taskmaster; a strict disciplinarian; a nagging or domineering woman …1942 US sl.
 BALLBUSTER a demanding, contentious, harassing, annoying, or otherwise vexatious person; a cruel taskmaster; a strict disciplinarian; a nagging or domineering woman …c1944 US sl.
 DISTILLER one who is easily vexed and betrays his chagrin …Bk1892 Aust. convicts’ sl.
 FADGE a vexatious person …1923 Sc.
 HATEFUL an obnoxious or vexatious person or animal …1913 Amer. dial.
 HELLCAT a mean, spiteful or malicious person, esp. a woman; a reckless, impertinent, bad-tempered, or vexatious person; a troublemaker; a devil-may-care person; one who pesters or annoys …1899 Amer. dial.
 MONKEY a pert, vexatious child …Bk1893 Eng. dial.
 SHREW a wicked rascal; a vexatious person of either sex …14C
 TARYER a provoker, a vexer; one who irritates …c1440 obs.
 TEASER one who teases, vexes, or annoys …1659
 
VEX etc. – VERBS
 ADOLORATE to vex, to grieve …1598 obs. rare
 AGGERVEX to aggravate, to vex, to provoke…1933 Amer. dial.
 BEPESTER to pester greatly, to plague, to vex, to harass …1600
 BESORE to vex, to annoy, to molest, to cause mischief to …17C obs.
 BEX to vex, to anger …1888 Amer. Black usage
 BUG to bother, to annoy, to irritate, to vex, to infuriate …1949 Amer. dial.
 CAG to annoy, to vex …1801 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 CARK to burden with care; to worry, to harass, to vex, to trouble; chiefly used in past participle …c1330 obs.
 CARRY THE CAG to be vexed, sullen; to be easily irritated; to lack a sense of humour, esp. as regards jokes against oneself …1811 sl.
 DING ONESELF to vex oneself, to worry …Bk1900 Sc.
 DRAW to vex, to infuriate …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
 EAT to annoy, to bother, to vex …1892 US sl.
 EAT ON to annoy, to bother, to vex …1918 US sl.
 FAN to tease, to banter; to vex, to annoy …1894 Eng. dial.
 FASH to afflict, to annoy, to trouble, to vex; also, to give trouble, to bother, to weary …1533 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 FASH ONE’S BEARD to trouble, to concern, to vex oneself …1789 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 FASH ONE’S HEAD to trouble, to concern, to vex oneself …1790 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 FASH ONE’S NODDLE to trouble, to concern, to vex oneself …1842 Sc.
 FASH ONE’S THUMB to trouble, to concern, to vex oneself …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 FEAZE to vex, to trouble, to faze …1851 Amer. dial.
 FEEZE to vex, to trouble, to faze …1851 Amer. dial.
 GALL to annoy, to vex, to irritate, to hurt in feeling; to chafe, to fret, to become pettish …1602
 GRAME to be vexed or displeased; to fret; to anger, grieve, vex, annoy …c1320 obs.
 GRAMY to vex, to anger, to bother …1928 Amer. dial.
 HAISTER to perplex, to tease, to pester, to vex, to harass a person; to annoy …1818 Sc.
 HARROW to lacerate or wound the feelings of; to vex, to pain, to distress greatly …1602
 HARROW to vex, to disturb …1609 obs.
 HATTER to harass, to vex, to ill-treat; to wear out, to exhaust with fatigue or drudgery …1687 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 HAVE ONE’S MEAT DO ONE NO GOOD to be discontented or churlish; to be vexed, disappointed, to humiliated …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 HEAVE to be moved or agitated in mind; to feel vexation …c1400 obs.
 HESTER to perplex, to tease, to pester, to vex, to harass a person …1818 Sc.
 HOLD ONE IN TAMTARY to keep one in suspense; to tease or exasperate by delay; to vex or disquiet one …1710 Sc.
 HOUT to nag, to annoy, to vex, to worry …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 JAG to vex, to irritate, to annoy, to trouble; to pain, to rankle …1888 Eng. dial.
 KAG to grieve, to vex …1866 Sc.
 KEG to annoy, to vex, to insult, to give sharp offense; to grieve …1801 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 MACERATE to fret, to vex, to worry …1588 obs.
 MAUL to fatigue, to tire out; to harass, to vex …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 NARK to annoy, to vex, to irritate, to exasperate; to infuriate; to become annoyed …1860 Eng. dial. & sl.
 NETTLE to irritate, to vex, to anger, to provoke …1562
 NITHER to oppress, to lay low, to suppress, to keep under, to vex, to harass …1721 Sc. 
 OFGRAME to vex, to irritate …c1200 obs. rare
 OFTHINK to seem not good; to displease, to vex, to grieve …c888 obs.
 PERASPERATE to vex …1623
 PHEEZE to vex, to trouble, to faze …1851 Amer. dial.
 RAG to tease, to worry, to vex, to enrage …1808 Eng. dial.
 RAISE to excite, to agitate, to provoke, to rouse to excitement or anger; to madden, to vex …1768 chiefly Sc.
 RAZZOR to vex, to exasperate, to enrage …1895 Eng. dial.
 RIG to tease, to mock, to vex; to deride; to reprimand,  to scold …1883 Amer. dial.
 ROYLE to vex; to irritate; to disturb …Bk1903 sl.
 SCALD to trouble, to pain, to vex; to disgust …1877 Sc.
 SCALD THE HEART to trouble, to pain, to vex; to disgust …1877 Sc.
 SIT to distress, to vex, to grieve …c1230 obs.
 SPIT CHIPS to manifest acute anger or vexation …1947 Aust. sl.
 SPIT FEATHERS to become extremely angry or vexed …1977 colloq.
 STEP ON THE TOES OF to give offense to, to vex …c1394 
 TAISLE to tease, to irritate, to vex …1825 Sc.
 TAIVER to annoy, to vex, to irritate; to bewilder or confuse with much talking or questioning; to lead astray …1861 Sc.
 TAKE PEPPER IN THE NOSE to take offense; to become angry or irritated; to be vexed; to mistrust …1787
 TAR to irritate, to vex, to provoke …a1000 obs. or arch. obs.
 TARRE to irritate, to vex, to provoke …a1000 obs. or arch. obs.
 TARVEAL to fatigue; to plague, to vex …1789 Sc. obs.
 TAVER to annoy, to vex, to irritate; to bewilder or confuse with much talking or questioning; to lead astray …1861 Sc.
 TEEN to trouble, to vex; to tease, to worry …B1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 TEW to annoy. to vex; to tease, to importune, to pester; to urge, to persuade …1781 Eng. dial.
 TICKLE to vex, to irritate, to provoke …1547-64 obs.
 TREAD ON THE TOES OF to give offense to, to vex …1868
 WHIP to vex, to torment; to punish, to chastise; to administer severe satire or reproof to; to castigate …1530


VIAGRA™ – NOUNS
– a genuine or generic Viagra™ tablet WOODY PILL 2002 UK sl.
– a tablet of Viagra™, an erection-inducing drug BABY BLUE 2002 US sl.
– a taking a recreational drug cocktail of Viagra™ and MDMA (ecstasy) HAMMERHEADING 2003 UK sl.
– a Viagra™ tablet VIAGGY 2002 UK sl.
– sildenafil citrate marketed as Viagra™, an anti-impotence drug taken recreationally for performance enhancement, in combination with other chemicals that stimulate the sexual appetites V 2000 UK sl.


VIAL – NOUNS
– a vial, a small flask THUMB-BOTTLE 1843 Ireland


VIBRANT – VERBS
– to make more vibrant, interesting, or exciting; to enliven FUNK OUT 1995
– to make more vibrant, interesting, or exciting; to enliven FUNK UP 1972


VIBRATE, VIBRATING, VIBRATION – ADJECTIVES
 DANDERING vibrating, resounding …1776 Sc.
 DINLING trembling, vibrating, rattling …1808 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 DIRLING rattling, vibrating, shaking …1878 Sc.
 
VIBRATE etc. – NOUNS
 DINDLE vibration …Bk1900 Sc.
 DIRL a tremulous stroke; a blow or shake; a vibrating sound …1853 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 DIRLING the sound or vibratory motion caused by travelling bodies or by reiterated strokes …1839 Sc.
 MIRR a vibration, tremor; the waving of the air upon a very hot day …1899 Sc.  
 TIRL a thrill, a vibration; a tremor …1825 Sc.
 WARBLING a vibration or quivering …1621 obs.
 
VIBRATE etc. – VERBS
 BRANGLE to vibrate, to shake …Bk1911 Sc.
 CLITTER to make a thin vibratory rattle; to cause to vibrate and rattle lightly …1530
 DANDER to make a trembling sound, to vibrate …a1724 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 DANGLE to swing, vibrate, quiver, throb, tingle …Bk1900 Sc.
 DENGLE to swing, to vibrate, to quiver, to throb, to tingle; to shoot or quiver with pain …B1900 Sc.
 DINDLE to shake, to vibrate; to stagger from a blow; to tremble …1776 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 DINGLE to vibrate, to resound, to tremble …1787 Sc.
 DIRL to pierce, to drill; to tingle, to thrill; to cause to vibrate by a blow, or thrill with the sensation of pain or pleasure; to scold …1733 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 DIRL to vibrate noisily, as when sharply struck or shaken, or in response to loud sounds; to produce loud vibrations …1790 Sc.
 GIRG of a door or gate: to make a creaking noise, to grate, to jar, to vibrate …1513 chiefly Sc. obs.
 JADDER to shake, to vibrate; of the teeth: to chatter …1885 Eng. dial.
 MIRR to tremble, to thrill; to vibrate …1900 Sc.  
 QUAVE to quake, to shake, to tremble; to vibrate …a1225 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 SHIG-SHOG to rock or vibrate; to walk in a jerky manner; to trot or amble in riding …1897 Eng. dial.
 THIRL to pierce, to drill, to perforate; to vibrate or cause to vibrate; to thrill; to shudder; to tingle …1691 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 TIRL to quiver, to vibrate; to thrill; to make a thrilling sound …1881 Sc.
 VERBERATE to vibrate, to tremble, to quiver …1755 rare
 WARBLE to vibrate, to quiver; to wobble …1549 obs.


VIBRATOR – NOUNS
– a vibrator ADOLPH 20C Brit. sl.
– a vibrator FANNY-NUDGER 1990s sl.


VICAR – NOUNS, PERSON
– a vicar HALF A NICKER 1974 UK rhyming sl.
– a vicar HALF-NICKER 20C rhyming sl.
– a vicar HALF-NICKER MAN 1974 UK rhyming sl.
– a vicar VEKER c1380 obs.


VICE – NOUNS
 BADNESS depravity, active wickedness, vice …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BESTIALITY indulgence in the instincts of a beast; brutal lust; a disgusting vice, a beastly practice …a1656
 LAHTER a vice, sin, crime …c900 obs.
 LAST a fault, vice, sin; blame; also, a physical blemish …c1175 obs.
 PANDEMONIUM a centre of vice or wickedness, a haunt of wickedness …1800
 SINK a receptacle or gathering-place of vice, corruption, etc. …1526
 TACHE a moral spot or blemish; a fault or vice; a bad quality or habit …c1330 obs.
 VICEVERSATION a conversation about others’ vices; malicious gossip …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
 VIRTUE vice, i.e. drinking and womanizing …19C Brit. sl.
 
VICE – VERBS
 BESPURT to abuse; to sully with vice …1603 obs.
 BESPURTLE to asperse with reproach or abuse; to sully with vice …1604 obs.
 WALK of crime, vice, or virtue: to spread abroad …1377 obs.


VICE PRESIDENT – NOUNS, PERSON
– a vice president VEEP 20C colloq.
– a vice-president VEEPEE 1950 


VICE VERSA – ADVERBS
– vice versa VICEY-VERSEY M19 sl.
– vice versa VICKY-VERKY 1961 UK sl.
– vice versa WISEY WARCY M19 sl.
– vice versa, ass-ended ARSY-FARCY 18C Brit. colloq.
– vice versa, contrariwise ECONTRARY 1512 obs. rare


VICIOUS, VICIOUSLY, VICIOUSNESS – ADJECTIVES
 AMBITIOUS of persons or animals: spirited, vivacious, unruly; vicious; angry; enraged; quick-tempered; hot-tempered …1853 Amer. dial.
 ASS-KICKING forceful, aggressive, vicious, thuggish …1970s sl.
 FLAGITIOUS atrociously wicked; vicious; outrageous …14C
 GAFTY sly, tricky, cunning, not to be trusted; mischievous, vicious …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 ILL vicious, bad-tempered, cross, angry, peevish, fretful, morose, unpleasant …1857 Amer. dial.
 IMPERFECT positively faulty, vicious, evil …1377 obs.
 NAUGHT immoral, vicious …1550 obs.
 NAUGHTY of an animal: vicious …1586 obs. rare
 SEVERE wild, untamed, fierce, vicious, savage …1829 Amer. dial.
 VEEPERIT vicious, venomous …1903 Sc.
 VIGRUS of humans or animals: angry, vicious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 VITRID;  VITRIT angry, malicious, vicious, bitter …1885 Eng. dial.
 
VICIOUS etc. – ADVERBS
 NAUGHTILY wickedly, viciously …1552 obs.
 VENGEOUSLY violently, viciously …1599 obs. rare
 
VICIOUS etc. – NOUNS
 NAUGHTINESS wickedness, viciousness, depravity …1541 obs.
 SANNUP anything vicious, as a cross setting hen …1959 Amer. dial.
 
VICIOUS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BAD DOG a dishonest person; a vicious person; a no-good person …Bk1945 criminals’ sl. 
 JADEHOPPER a lewd or vicious woman; also, one who is only mischievous and lively …1916 Amer. dial.
 MOLL CUTPURSE a woman of thoroughly vicious character …Bk1922
 MUDGUARD a person whose outward geniality masks a vicious nature …1989 Aust. sl.
 SCUNGE a sly or vicious person …1824 colloq., orig. Sc.
 TAISTRIL(L) a vicious, ill-conditioned person; a passionate, violent, or sour-tempered person; a churl …Bk1896 Eng. dial.
 TEASTRIL a vicious, ill-conditioned person; a crabbed, peevish fellow …Bk1869 Eng. dial.
 VENIM; VENOM a spiteful, vicious person or animal; a very objectionable creature …1898 Sc.
 YAD a term of contempt for a woman, often one of slovenly or dissolute habits, or of a vicious nature …1787 Sc.


VICTIM – NOUNS
 SKINNING the fleecing of a victim, e.g. by a confidence trickster …M19 sl.
 
VICTIM – NOUNS, PERSON
 ACTION the potential client for a prostitute; the victim of a confidence trick …1952 sl.
 ADDICT a ‘mark’ who falls for the same scam over and over again …Bk1997 con artists’ usage 
 ANGEL a naive or otherwise exploitable person who may be imposed upon for money or other favours; the prospective victim of a swindle; an innocent …1882 Amer. sl.
 BAIT intended prey or victim …1872 US sl.
 BALK a resisting victim of a hold up …Bk1945 criminals’ sl. 
 BATES a potential victim, a confidence man’s dupe, a sucker  …1902 US criminals’ sl.
 BAZOO a lout; a fool; an easy victim …1929 US sl.
 BERNIE a victim who might be armed and prepared to use the weapon …Bk2002 US criminals’ sl.
 BIRD a confidence trickster’s victim …1592 sl., orig. UK criminals’ usage
 BIRDIE a confidence trickster’s victim …1930 sl.
 BOOB an inferior in any sense; a victim …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
 CARRY any victim of a crime who must be taken from the scene by stretcher …1958 US sl.
 CHICKEN a victim of a robbery, kidnapping, confidence game, etc. …20C Amer. sl.
 CHIEF a potential victim of a confidence trickster; a credulous person; it is common term of address, used ironically by the con-man when he approaches the victim …1940s W. Indies sl.
 CHUMP an unsophisticated person; a victim; an inferior …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
 COME-ON a prospective victim …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
 FALL BITCH a woman who is easily duped; a victim …20C sl.
 FALL GUY a person who is easily duped; an easy victim …1906 Amer. sl.
– FRESH MEAT a new victim; hence, a new or inexperienced young person; a newly arrived convict; a new recruit; a new member on a sports team …1908 US sl.
– FRUIT SALAD one who is easy prey …1918 US military aviators’ usage
– FUCKBOY a catamite; hence, a man who is victimized by superiors …1971 US sl.
– FUCKEE the victim of malicious treatment …1971 US jocular
 FUNNY BUNNY a victim …1960s US sl.
 GAGGEE one who is hoaxed or deceived; the victim of a ‘gag’ or deception  …1819  rare
 GAME a person marked out to be cheated or fooled; a fool, a simpleton, esp. a victim; a dupe …1699 criminals’ sl. obs.
 GAY a gullible victim, i.e. of a swindler; a dupe, a sucker; a ‘civilian’ ..1920  criminals’ sl.
 GAYLO a gullible victim, i.e. of a swindler; a ‘civilian’ …1945 Aust. criminals’ sl.
 GEEZER a victim, as of a tramp’s begging or a confidence trickster’s hoax …1902 sl.
 GILL a confidence worker’s victim; one likely to fall prey to a sharper …c1910 UK criminals’ sl.
 GILPIN FISH a sucker, a victim of a deception …Bk1992 gambling sl. 
 GIP the victim of a swindle …1914 Amer. sl.
 GIVER-UP a victim of theft …Bk1992 criminals’ sl.
 IMBO a simpleton, a fool; an imbecile; a gullible person, esp. the victim of a criminal …1953 Aust. sl. 
 JASON’S FLEECE a citizen cheated of his gold …1690 cant
 JIP the victim of a swindle …1914 Amer. sl.
 JOHN BATES;  JOHNNIE BATES a potential victim, a confidence man’s dupe …1920s US criminals’ sl.
 KNOCK-BEETLE one who allows themselves to be victimized …20C Ulster sl.
 LAIN;  LANE a person easily imposed upon or cheated; a victim; also, one who is foolish or socially unsophisticated …1933 US sl., esp. Black & criminals’ usage
 LAME a noncriminal; a ‘square’; hence, one who may be taken advantage of; a victim …1968 US sl.
 LEMON a victim; a fool …20C sl.
 LIVE ONE the ideal victim for a proposed hoax, fraud, or other deceit …20C sl., orig. UK criminals’ usage
 LUNCHMEAT a victim …1990s US sl.
 LUSH a victim or fool …1940s US sl.
 MADAME the victim of an extortion scheme …1982 US sl.
 MONKEY a victim or intended victim of swindlers …1922 Amer. criminals’ sl.
 MORETON BAY a confidence trickster’s victim …1966 Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘gay’
 MR. BATES a potential victim, a confidence man’s dupe …1920s US criminals’ sl.
 PHEASANT in a gambling, cheating scheme, a victim …1974 US sl.
 RABBIT a simpleton; a fool; a silly person; a victim …1900 Aust. sl.
 SACRIFICE a victim; one sacrificed to the will of another; also, a person who falls into the power of an enemy or a destructive agency …1697 rare
 SIMPLER the dupe or victim of a confidence trickster or a prostitute …L16 UK criminals’ sl.
– SQUARE JOHN a criminal’s victim; one easily conned …Bk1992 criminals’ sl. 
 STEAMER a fool; a victim …1932 UK sl.
 STEAM TUG a fool; a victim …1932 UK rhyming sl = mug
 TAP a victim or prospective victim, esp. one for blackmailers and confidence men …1927 US criminals’ sl.
 UGMA a fool; a (potential) victim …1956 Aust. criminals’ sl.
 UNFINISHED BUSINESS a wounded rival, or a prospective gang victim, not yet killed …1931 US criminals sl. 
 VEAL CUTLET in gambling cheating schemes: a victim …1962 US sl.
 VIC a victim; a sucker or an easy target for crime …1969 US sl.
 VICT a crime victim …1930s African-American sl.
 VINCENT the victim of a crooked gambling game …L16 UK criminals’ sl.
 WOODCOCK an easy victim …1780 criminals’ sl. obs.
 YAP an uncultured or unsophisticated person; a gullible person; an easy victim; a dupe …c1894 Eng. dial. & US sl.
 YOLD a sucker or a dupe; one who is easily fooled; a gullible victim …1950 US sl.
 YUCK in gambling cheating schemes: a victim …1962 US sl.
 YULD a gullible victim; a sucker or a dupe; one who is easily fooled …1950 US sl.
 ZIB a victim …1935 US criminals’ sl. 
 ZILCH an easy victim …Bk2004 US sl.
 
VICTIM – VERBS
 BE CAUGHT IN THE GO-LONG to be caught in an inevitable consequence of a sequence of events, often undesirable; to be an unfortunate victim of circumstances …1937 Amer. Black usage
 BE EATEN OFF OF ONE’S FEET to be the victim of …Bk1905 Sc.
 BE OFF OF ONE’S FEET WITH to be the victim of …Bk1905 Sc.
 MARK SOMEONE’S CARD to watch someone; to place someone under surveillance; to pick someone out as a potential victim …1930s sl.
 TOWLINE to decoy a potential victim away from the victim’s premises so that one’s accomplice can enter and rob them …E19 UK criminals’ sl.
 TOW OUT to decoy a potential victim away from the victim’s premises so that one’s accomplice can enter and rob them …E19 UK criminals’ sl.


VICTIMIZATION, VICTIMIZE, VICTIMIZED – NOUNS
 BUTT-FUCK an instance of victimization; an unfortunate event; a disaster …1986 US sl.
 KING’S ELEVATOR, THE total victimization …1950s US sl.
 
VICTIMIZATION etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– FRUIT a person who is easily overcome, impressed, or victimized …1894 US sl.
 
VICTIMIZATION etc. – VERBS
 BUTT-FUCK to victimize …1979 US sl.
 CORNHOLE to victimize someone; to force someone into submission …1974 US sl.
 FALL IN HELL WITH THE WICKED to be victimized …1967 Amer. dial.
 GET IT DEAD IN THE ASS to be victimized, vanquished, or killed …1967 Amer. sl.
 GET IT IN THE ASS to be victimized, vanquished, or killed …1945 Amer. sl.
 GET IT UP THE ASS to be victimized, vanquished, or killed …1955 Amer. sl.
 GOOF to mistreat, to victimize …1950s US sl.
 HOOK to victimize …Bk1934 college sl.
 JACK IT UP SOMEONE’S ASS to punish or victimize someone …1960s US sl.
 JERK SOMEONE’S CHAIN to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.
 JERK SOMEONE’S STRING to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.
 JUMP SOMEONE’S HAND to threaten or victimize someone …1970s African-American sl.
 MARTYREESE, MERTYREESE to victimize, to martyr …1884 Sc.
 MONSTER to harass, to threaten, to victimize someone …1967 Aust. sl.
 PULL SOMEONE’S CHAIN to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.
 PULL SOMEONE’S STRING to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.
 RATTLE SOMEONE’S CHAIN to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.
 RATTLE SOMEONE’S STRING  to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.
 SHARK ON to prey like a sharp upon; to victimize, to sponge upon, to swindle; to oppress by extortion …a1596 obs.
 SHOVE IT UP SOMEONE’S ASS to brutally manhandle, victimize, or betray someone …1971 Amer. sl.
 SKIN to cheat or swindle; to victimize …1819 Amer. sl.
 STICK IT UP SOMEONE’S ASS to brutally manhandle, victimize, or betray someone …1966 Amer. sl.
 TAKE to swindle, to cheat, to deceive, to extort money from; to victimize …M19 sl.
 TAKE IT IN THE ASS to be brutally manhandled, victimized, or betrayed …1980 Amer. sl.
 TAKE IT IN THE EAR to be severely victimized or defeated; to be treated unfairly …1965 Amer. sl., esp. students’ usage
 TAKE IT UP THE ASS to be victimized; to be treated unfairly or harshly …1980s sl.
 TAKE THE FOOT OUT OF ONE’S ASS to rid oneself of ill treatment, of victimization, or exploitation …1960s African-American sl.
 TUCK IT UP SOMEONE’S ASS to brutally manhandle, victimize, or betray someone …1966 Amer. sl.
 VIC to victimize, to make the subject of a crime …1990s sl.
 YANK to victimize, to harass or to dupe …1900s US sl.
 YANK SOMEONE’S CHAIN to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.
 YANK SOMEONE’S STRING to deceive, to fool, to victimize …Amer. sl.


VICTOR, VICTORIOUS, VICTORY – ADJECTIVES
 EPINICIAL relating to or celebrating victory …1774 obs. rare
– VANQUISSANT victorious …1632 obs.
 
VICTOR etc. – NOUNS
 ARMCHAIR RIDE a smooth and easy victory or accomplishment …1898 colloq.
 BEST GAME, THE victory in a contest, the winning position …1523 obs.
 GAME victory in a contest, the winning position; generally, victory, success …a1425
 LAUGHER in sports: an easy and overwhelming victory …1961 US sl.
 LAUREATE LETTERS a letter or dispatch announcing a victory …1508 obs.
 MASTERDOM victory in battle …1475 obs.
 PALMARY a token of victory or supreme excellence, a prize …1657 obs. rare
 SCORE a victory …1960s Amer. sl.
 WALKOVER an easy or unopposed victory …colloq.
 
VICTOR etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 BANGEISTER a victor …1825 Sc.
 BANGSTER one who beats his opponents; a victor, a winner, a conqueror …1820 obs. exc. Sc.
 BANKSTER a victor, conqueror …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 DEBELLATOR a subduer, a vanquisher, a victor, a conqueror …1713 obs. rare
 MASTER one who overcomes another; a victor …c1290
 MASTER-BEAST the most influential person; the victor, the winner …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TAMBURLAINE a conqueror, a victor …a1579
 TAMERLANE a conqueror, a victor …a1579
 VAINQUER a conqueror; a vanquisher; a victor …1456 obs. rare
 VAINQUERESS a female conqueror, vanquisher, or victor …a1513 obs.
 VANQUEROR a victor …1583 obs.
 VANQUISHER a conqueror, a victor …1474
– VICTRIX a female victor …1651
 
VICTOR etc. – verbs
 GIVE THE BATTLE to grant victory …c1400
 HAVE THE BATTLE to be victorious …c1400
 ICE to ensure victory; orig. in a sporting contest …20C sl.
 IMPORT to obtain, to gain, to win a victory …1598 obs.
 PULL OUT OF THE FIRE to save from failure or disaster; to turn a potentially disastrous situation into a successful one; to turn defeat into victory; to rescue …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
 RAKE THE CAKES to be awarded a prize, as in a contest; to be victorious …1842 Amer. sl.
 TAKE THE CAKE to be awarded a prize, as in a contest; to be victorious …1842 sl.


VICTUALS – NOUNS (also see FOOD)
– victuals; food or drink TACKLE 1857 Eng. dial. & sl.
– victuals; food, provisions VIVERS 1714 Sc.


VIDEO – NOUNS
– a music video VID 1985 US sl.
– a sexually explicit video X VID 1992 US sl.
– a video cassette; a video recording VID 2000 UK sl.
– videotape VID 1980s sl.

VIDEO – NOUNS, PERSON
– a TV/video addict VIDAHOLIC 1980s sl.


VIDEO GAME – NOUNS, PERSON
– a video game or role-playing game enthusiast GAMER 1977 US sl.


VIET CONG, VIETNAM, VIETNAM WAR – NOUNS
 ARIZONA TERRITORY an area southwest of Da Nang, South Vietnam. with imprecise boundaries and a strong Vietcong presence …1991 US sl.
 ASS-AND-TRASH during the Vietnam war: people and cargo to be transported by aeroplane …1983 US sl.
 CALLING CARD during the Vietnam war: a printed card identifying the unit, left on the bodies of dead enemy soldiers …1990 US sl.
 CAR WASH in the Vietnam war: an establishment in Vietnam where a man went for haircut, bath, massage, and sex …1977 US sl.
 DOWNTOWN the Vietnamese cities of Hanoi and Haiphong and the area immediately surrounding as targets of bombing attacks and locations of intense antiaircraft fire …1967 Amer. military aviation usage, now hist.
 DUCK SUIT a brown and tan camouflage suit, not dissimilar to the suit worn by a duck hunter, issued to US special forces in Vietnam …1959 US sl.
 DUFFEL DRAG the final morning of a soldier’s service in Vietnam …1991 US sl.
 DUMBO during the Vietnam War: a C-123 US Air Force provider …1989 US sl.
 HUMP DATE during the Vietnam war, the date when half of a soldier’s tour of duty in Vietnam is completed …1965 US sl.
 MIGHTY MITE an airblower used by the military in Vietnam to blow smoke or tear gas into empty tunnels …1967 US sl.
 MITY-MITE an airblower used by the military in Vietnam to blow smoke or tear gas into empty tunnels …1967 US sl.
 NAM Vietnam …1962 US sl., orig. military
 NATIVE SPORT during the Vietnam war: looking for and killing Viet Cong …1991 US sl.
 NIGHTS BELONG TO CHARLIE used as a rule of thumb by US soldiers in Vietnam, acknowledging the ascendancy of the Viet Cong during the dark …1990 US sl.
 PADDY STRENGTH in the Vietnam War: the combat strength of a unit, measured by the actual number of troops in the field …1974 US sl.
 QUIZ ROOM a room where the North Vietnamese interrogated US prisoners of war …1990 US sl.
 SAIGON TECH the war in Vietnam; military service in Vietnam …1969 US sl.
 SALTY DOG during the Vietnam war: a piece of equipment lost in combat …1991 US sl.
 SIN CITY the neighbourhood in An Khe, Vietnam, housing brothels, bars and other vice dens …1968 US sl.
– SIR CHARLES – the Viet Cong …1982 US sl.
 VC the Viet Cong; a member of the Viet Cong …1966 US sl.
 VICTOR CHARLIE the Viet Cong …1966 US sl.
 WALK during the Vietnam war: a 30-day patrol in which contact with the enemy is expected …1991 US sl.
 
VIET CONG, VIETNAM, VIETNAM WAR – NOUNS, PERSON
 ACTUAL in the Vietnam war: a unit commander …1991 US sl.
 C the Viet Cong; a member of the Viet Cong …1966 US sl.
 CHARLEY, CHARLIE a person from Vietnam; North Vietnamese or Vietcong soldier(s) …1965 US services’ sl.
 CHINK any East Asian person, esp. a Japanese or Vietnamese person …1942 Amer. sl., contemptuous usage
 DANIEL BOONE SQUAD US soldiers who engaged in cross-border reconnaissance in Cambodia during the Vietnam war …1991 US sl.
 DANIEL BOONE TEAM US soldiers who engaged in cross-border reconnaissance in Cambodia during the Vietnam war …1991 US sl.
 DINGE any non-Caucasian; a Vietnamese …1960s US military in Vietnam usage
 DINK a person from Vietnam …1967 US services’ sl., derogatory
 GINK an East Asian; a Vietnamese; used contemptuously …1929 US sl.
 HARD HAT a regular Viet Cong soldier, who wears a military helmet, as distinct from a guerrilla or reservist …Vietnam War US military sl.
 IC during the Vietnam war: an innocent civilian …1985 US sl.
 MOI a member of an aboriginal people inhabiting the highlands of southern Vietnam; now considered contemptuous …a1825
 MONTAGNARD a member of any of various hill-dwelling peoples of South-East Asia, esp. those inhabiting the highlands of Vietnam …1961
 NOG a person from Vietnam; a North Vietnamese or Vietcong soldier …1969 Aust. sl., derogatory
 SAIGON SUZIE a stereotypical Vietnamese sex worker during the Vietnam war …1990 US sl.
 SAPPER a Viet Cong or North Vietnamese commando …1987 US sl.
 SLOPE anyone from East Asia; later, a Vietnamese …1948 US sl., derogatory or offensive
 SLOP(E)Y anyone from East Asia; later, a Vietnamese …1948 US sl., derogatory or offensive
 VC the Viet Cong; a member of the Viet Cong …1966 US sl.
 VICTOR CHARLIE a person from Vietnam; North Vietnamese or Vietcong soldier(s) …1966 US services’ sl.
 VIET a Vietnamese person …1966  US sl.
 VIETNIK an active protestor against the US involvement in the Vietnam War (1964-75) …1960s US sl.
 YELLOW HEAD a Viet Cong soldier …1968 US sl.
 ZIP a native of East or South-East Asia or a person of East or South-East Asian descent; a Vietnamese person …1968 sl., orig. US military usage, derogatory & offensive
 ZIPHEAD a Vietnamese, any Asian person …1987 US sl.
– ZIPPERHEAD a native of East or South-East Asia or a person of East or South-East Asian descent; a Vietnamese person …1967 sl., orig. US military usage, offensive


VIEW, VIEWING – ADJECTIVES
 FAIR open to view, plainly to be seen, clear …1886 Eng. dial.
 VIEWSOME commanding a fine view …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
VIEW etc. – NOUNS
 BACKSYFORSY SIDE, THE the back view …1836 Eng. dial.
 BELLAVIEW a fine view or outlook …1611 obs. rare
 CATCH a catching sight; a glimpse, view …1775 obs.
 GLIFF a glimpse, a glance; a slight or transient view …1570 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 KENNING visual cognition; sight or view …c1400 obs.
 LUSTRATION a going round a place, viewing, or surveying it; the review of an army …1614
 OFFSCAPE a distant view or prospect; the distant part of a view or prospect, the distance, the background …1711 now rare or obs.
 SKETCH a look at, a view of …2000s Sc.
 VEESY a look, view; a scrutinizing gaze …1819 Sc.
 VERGE an idea, opinion, view …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 VIZY a look, view; a scrutinizing gaze …1819 Sc.
 VIZZY a view, vista, prospect …1723 Sc.
 WAFF of sight: a hurried or transient view; a glimpse …1808 Sc.
 
VIEW etc. – VERBS
 ADVISE to look at, to view, to observe, to consider, to watch; also, to watch for …1297 obs.
 LUSTRATE to view, to survey …1623 obs.
 LUSTRE to view, to survey …1541 obs. rare
 VIZZY to look at closely, to view closely; to inspect, to examine, to scrutinize …1724 Sc.


VIEWPOINT – NOUNS
– a viewpoint, an opinion TAKE 1950s US colloq.
– a viewpoint, an opinion VARDY 1731-8 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a viewpoint, a position, SPEC 1999 UK sl.