Elder Dictionary

Elderly Terms, Meanings and Definitions


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arn, verb

To press the wrinkles out of fabric. Used in the mountain area of Eastern Tennessee.
I need to get back in the house arn the clothes.

Added on March 27, 2017 by Anonymous

belted, verb

The act of being whipped with a belt from a pair of slacks for punishment.
Johnny wont be in class today as he got a C on his report card and his old-man belted him.

Added on May 11, 2011 by Anonymous

bloomers, noun


Intensely unattractive female under garments.
She was sure to wear a fresh pair of bloomers in case she was in an accident.

Added on January 7, 2012 by Anonymous

BM, verb

Short for bowel movement
I haven't had a good BM for days.

Added on January 6, 2012 by Anonymous

by golly, phrase

/by goll-lee/

A phrase typically used to to express unbeknownst discovery or excitement for something.
By golly Max, you sure did a great job fetching that ball and bringing it back to me; didn't you pup?

Added on May 12, 2011 by Anonymous

clicker, noun


Television remote control.
I can't find the clicker for the TV.

Added on May 12, 2011 by Anonymous

conkers, noun


A game played in Autumn when large seeds called conkers fell off chestnut trees. Children bore holes into these conkers, and thread them onto pieces of string about a foot long. The goal behind the game is to swing your conker to hit the opponent's conker. The game ends when either player's conker breaks.
I may have welts on my arms, but I sure am good at conkers.

Added on May 11, 2011 by Anonymous

darling, adjective


A word used to describe someone who is your loved one; typically spouse. Often used by women to describe their husband or lads.
Darling, please go fetch me another tea from the teapot on the range.

Added on May 17, 2011 by Anonymous


A term given to someone who did, or often does, stupid things.
Henry can be such a dipstick.

Added on July 7, 2021 by Anonymous

dungarees, noun


Heavy denim pants or overalls worn as work clothing.
Nothing protects old, pasty, white legs like a pair of dungarees.

Added on May 10, 2011 by Anonymous

floozie, noun


A woman with loose sexual preferences.
Did you see that floozie working on the corner back there? Tragic.

Added on May 12, 2011 by Anonymous

gee wiz

An exclamation or expression representing shock, amazement, or downright awesome.
Gee wiz Billy, you sure make me one sure smitten kitten.

Added on March 7, 2014 by Anonymous

hankering, noun


A want or desire that just won't let you go.
He had a hankering to learn to fly.

Added on August 24, 2016 by Anonymous

kick the bucket, phrase

To die.
That old smuck finally kicked the bucket.

Added on August 16, 2013 by Anonymous

knuckle sandwich, noun

Your fist. Usually used in a threatening manner.
If you don't shut up and sit down me and my boys will give you a knuckle sandwich.

Added on July 8, 2021 by Anonymous