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ice cream suit

ice cream suit  n.— «Ice cream suit—Short-sleeved white summer uniform.» —“A look at the lingo used by the mids; Source: Brief Points: An Almanac for Parents and Friends of U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen” in U.S. Naval...

beat

beat  n.— «When officers came up empty, Ross told them Slater’s friend sold him a bag of weed that turned out to be “beat,” which is “street lingo for a counterfeit substance.”» —“The week in...

Bravo Zulu

Bravo Zulu  n.— «He’s moving up in the ranks fairly quickly and was even awarded a Bravo Zulu (Navy lingo for well-done). I’m really proud of him. He’s a really special fella.» —“Thoughts and scribbles” by...

burner

burner  n.— «The inmates talked about their crimes in a generally easy manner, some with a lingo that focused on “beefs,” or disputes, and then getting “a burner,” or gun, to settle the score.» —“A Crazed...

huge bottom spread

huge bottom spread  n.— «The journalistic fraternity has its own way of describing the people, the things or the events in a lighter vein. A tall gracious girl is referred to as a “Banner Head line” and a person’s obesity...

banner headline

banner headline  n.— «The journalistic fraternity has its own way of describing the people, the things or the events in a lighter vein. A tall gracious girl is referred to as a “Banner Head line” and a person’s obesity...