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junk

junk n. the genitals or genital area; occasionally, the posterior. Editorial Note: Often used with the definite article: the junk. No etymological relationship between this term and junk in the trunk has been confirmed. (source: Double-Tongued...

dirty dirty

dirty dirty n. the southern United States; the South. Also durrty durrty. Editorial Note: Usually used with the definite article: the dirty dirty. Capitalization is inconsistent. Etymological Note: From “Dirty Dirty South,” heavily...

big dance

big dance n. an important event, esp. when the culmination of long preparation or a series of smaller events; (hence) in sports, a tournament or championship game. Editorial Note: Usually constructed with the definite article: the big dance...

Yuma

Yuma n. In Cuba, a nickname for the United States. Editorial Note: In Spanish, the word is used with the definite article: La Yuma. Etymological Note: The etymological information in the 1996 cite and last 2004 cite is unverified. Another claim that...

yips

yips n. nervousness which interferes with precision playing, especially in golf; a case of nerves; the jitters. Editorial Note: Usu. with the definite article: the yips. Etymological Note: Golfer Sam Snead has been credited with coining this word...