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lily pad

lily pad  n.— «McPhillips described the operation as “building an air bridge” to the Mideast, with stops at “lily pads along the way” in addition to aerial refueling.» —“Buildup Order Kicks Air Base Into High...

front

front  n.— «“One of my friends, every tooth in his mouth is gold, every one of them.”…In hip-hop parlance, they are called “grills” and “fronts” – a fashion statement and a state of mind where the...

grill

grill  n.— «“One of my friends, every tooth in his mouth is gold, every one of them.”…In hip-hop parlance, they are called “grills” and “fronts” – a fashion statement and a state of mind where the...

thumper

thumper  n.— «That banger’s thumper is a double-deuce, and he packs a gauge. Translation: That gang member’s pistol is a .22, and he carries a shotgun.» —“Gang Slang Police Compile New Glossary Of Street Talk” by Peter...

goon

goon  v.— «He criticized the NHL for allowing too much gooning.» —“St. Louis owner singles out Hospodar for gooning” by Jerry Zgoda Star-Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.) Mar. 2, 1986. (source: Double...

smurfing

smurfing  n.— «Missourians had been caught in Illinois on several occasions “smurfing”—that is, buying anhydrous ammonia, iodine crystals, ether and other ingredients from various sources, far from their labs, to avoid raising...