- (slang): A person's leg.
- A collective noun used to refer to a group of whales; A pod.
verb to gam
- 1862, Henry Theodore Cheever, The Whalemen's Adventures in the Southern Ocean, Darton & Hodge, page 116.
- :Upon getting into a "" of whales, this boat, together with that of one of the mates, pulled for a single whale that was seen at a distance from the others, and succeeded in getting square up to their victim unperceived.
- (context, by extension) a social gathering of whalers or other ships.
- 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, Harper and Brothers, http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Moby-Dick/Chapter_53, chapter 53.
- : But what is a Gam? You might wear out your index-finger running up and down the columns of dictionaries, and never find the word, Dr. Johnson never attained to that erudition; Noah Webster"s ark does not hold it. Nevertheless, this same expressive word has now for many years been in constant use among some fifteen thousand true born Yankees. Certainly, it needs a definition, and should be incorporated into the Lexicon. With that view, let me learnedly define it. Gam. NOUN"A social meeting of two (or more) Whaleships, generally on a cruising-ground; when, after exchanging hails, they exchange visits by boats" crews, the two captains remaining, for the time, on board of one ship, and the two chief mates on the other.
- (nautical) to make a social visit on another ship at sea
- An opening in anything made by breaking or parting
verb (gap, p, ing)
- a gap in a fence
- He made a by kicking a weak spot.
- An opening allowing passage or entrance
- We can slip through that .
- An opening that implies a breach or defect
- There is a between the roof and the gutter.
- A vacant space or time
- I have a in my schedule next Tuesday.
- A hiatus.
- I'm taking a .
- A mountain pass.
- The exploring party went through the high in the mountains.
- (baseball) The regions between the outfielders.
- Jones doubled through the .
- (transitive) To notch, as a sword or knife.
- (transitive) To make an opening in; to breach.
noun (plural gators)
- (colloquial) Short form of alligator.
- To stare stupidly or rudely; to gawk.
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- An inhabitant of Germany; a person of German descent.
- An Indo-European language, primarily spoken in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, Sí¼dtirol and Switzerland and a small part of Belgium.
- Relating to the country of Germany or to the German language.
- The GNU Image Manipulation Program, a computer program capable of manipulating digital images.
- approval, Approval, agreement, or instruction to begin or proceed.
- You can start as soon as you get the from the president.
- A score which gives the scoring team or player the lead in the game.
- The pitcher gave up the run in the top of the ninth inning.
adjective (gobbier, gobbiest)
- (context, UK, slang, said of a person) frequently and loudly criticising twoards other people.
- I hate that Sandra — she's a right gobby cow.
- A small, open-wheeled vehicle for racing.
- (Southern US) A peanut.
- (slang) A foolish or simple person.
- (informal) grandfather.
- (colloquial) A grandmother.
- I'm going to be a .
- (context, colloquial, derogatory) An elderly woman.
- There are too many grannies around here getting in the way.
- A flat plate of metal used for cooking.
- A sandwich made on a torpedo roll.
- I am going to the deli to get a grinder for lunch.
- Note: In the Philadelphia area, at least, a "grinder" is distinguished from a "hoagie" in that the grinder is toasted or baked, and usually lacks lettuce.
- A tool used in a workshop for grind
- Verb, grinding.
verb (guzzl, es)
- To drink quickly
- (context, by extension) to consume anything quickly
- This car just guzzles petrol.