- What does off the cuff means?
- What does way off mean?
- What means hook?
- What is the idiom of hit the sack?
- What does oily tongue mean?
- What does off the chain mean?
- What does cuffed mean sexually?
- What does offhand mean?
- What does off the deep end mean?
- What does off the map mean?
- Is off the hook an idiom?
- Where does off the cuff come from?
- What does a long way off means?
- What does turnt up mean slang?
- What does the idiom have a blast mean?
- What does get off the hook mean?
What does off the cuff means?
Idioms and Phrases with off-the-cuff.
off the cuff.
Impromptu, extemporaneous, as in His speech was entirely off the cuff.
This term supposedly alludes to the practice of speakers making last-minute notes on the cuff of a shirtsleeve.
What does way off mean?
To be “way off” it to be very wrong about something. In a sense, it’s the opposite of saying “you’re close.” In this case, the phrase “way off” can be interpreted literally, as they are far off from where they want to be or where they are going, but the figurative meaning would also apply.
What means hook?
1a : a curved or bent device for catching, holding, or pulling. b : something intended to attract and ensnare. c : anchor sense 1. 2 : something curved or bent like a hook especially hooks plural : fingers.
What is the idiom of hit the sack?
(also hit the hay) infml to go to bed in order to sleep: I’ve got a busy day tomorrow, so I think I’ll hit the sack.
What does oily tongue mean?
: excessively smooth-spoken : unctuous.
What does off the chain mean?
Prepositional phrase off the chain. (idiomatic) Free from work or direct supervision. In reference to slave labor, where workers are chained, or to the figurative chain of workers of an assembly line. (African American Vernacular English) Crazy and exciting; delirious and wild.
What does cuffed mean sexually?
Good old Urban Dictionary defines the term (coined in 2011) as the “fall and winter months where people who would normally rather be single or promiscuous find themselves, along with the rest of the world, desiring to be ‘cuffed’ or ‘tied down’ by a serious relationship.
What does offhand mean?
(Entry 1 of 2) : without premeditation or preparation : extempore couldn’t give the figures offhand. offhand. adjective.
What does off the deep end mean?
informal. to get very angry about something or lose control of yourself.
What does off the map mean?
wipe (someone or something) off the map idiom. : to completely destroy (someone or something)
Is off the hook an idiom?
Meaning of the phrase ‘Off the Hook’: When you are freed from an obligation, you’re said to be ‘off the hook. ‘ Example of Use: “You’re lucky; it turns out that Dad never heard you come in late last night.” Answer: “Great, that means I’m off the hook!”
Where does off the cuff come from?
1 Answer. Off the cuff “extemporaneously” is 1938 American English colloquial, suggesting an actor or speaker reading from notes jotted on his shirt sleeves rather than learned lines. It’s fairly common for students today to write notes on their hands or wrists.
What does a long way off means?
a long time in the future.
What does turnt up mean slang?
Turnt and turnt up begin as a slang term in African-American English meaning “excited,” “adrenalized,” or “intoxicated,” as the online hip-hop dictionary the Right Rhymes defines it. The term, though especially associated with drugs, alcohol, and sex at a crazy party, has broadened to mean “a state of being wild.”
What does the idiom have a blast mean?
To have a very fun or exciting time (doing something). A: “So, how was the ski trip?” B: “We had a blast!” The kids are having a blast running around the beach all day.
What does get off the hook mean?
get/let sb off the hook. informal. to allow someone to escape from a difficult situation or to avoid doing something that they do not want to do. (Definition of get/let sb off the hook from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)