Elder Dictionary

Elderly Terms, Meanings and Definitions


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dollop, noun

A large generous scoop of any particular cream based condiment, such as sour cream on your loaded baked potato.
I could use another dollop of white gravy on these retched dry potatoes if you don't mind.

Added on May 9, 2011 by danielslaughter

don't get your panties in a knot, phrase

Said to an individual when they are acting with haste about a situation and worried about the outcome.
Boy, don't get your panties in a knot! I'll be done in the restroom when I'm done.

Added on May 8, 2011 by danielslaughter

doomajig, noun


An item you do not recall the name of it.
Hey, can you get me that doomajig we used to unclog the sink?

Added on May 11, 2011 by Bob P.

doughboy, adjective

A member of youth, particular a boy, who expresses his weight in the upper bounds of chubbiness. Derived from the Pillsbury Dough Boy.
I do not need another doughnut as the other kids on the playground already think I'm a doughboy as it is.

Added on May 8, 2011 by John S.

doughboy, noun

Soldiers found particularly in World War I, however the name originates from the Mexican-American War of 1846. The term lost popularity after World War II due to the acceptance of other terms such as G.I., troop, and dogface.
That doughboy is a fine piece of meat.

Added on May 9, 2011 by Nick N.

drive-in, noun

A live-action movie theater located outside where participants would park their vehicles in a field and watch a movie projected on a big screen from the comfort of their vehicles' upholstery.
My old-man let me borrow his new 43' Chevrolet Truck, so let's head to the drive-in and suck face.

Added on May 10, 2011 by danielslaughter

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

egg on face

Being proven wrong against recent statements you stated as fact.
I don't want to get egg on face for sticking up for you again, boy. Just stop shooting Miss Jillian's cat with your BB gun or I'll have to belt you.

Added on May 11, 2011 by danielslaughter

fair to middling, phrase

About average; adequate; acceptable
Hank: How are you feeling after the knee surgery? Joe: Oh, fair to middling. I can walk to work now again, but can't quite run. I never run anyway.

Added on May 10, 2011 by Ken Clinkenbeard

fancy, verb


To admire or take interest in.
I quite fancy your slacks as they have nice buckles.

Added on November 1, 2011 by danielslaughter

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

folks, noun

Parents, or a large demographic group of people.
My folks often don't like girls coming over late at night.

Added on May 8, 2011 by danielslaughter

for the birds, phrase

An expression or phrase representing a topic of interest or current environment is bunk or disapproving.
Painting Jimmy's old-man's fence, just because we kicked his sister's cat, is for the birds.

Added on August 18, 2011 by danielslaughter

French tickle, noun

A ribbed rubber.
Me and the misses bought French tickles from the dime store for our hanky panky extravaganza.

Added on July 9, 2011 by Turner

full of baloney

see: baloney

Added on July 14, 2021 by danielslaughter