Entries Tagged “Old-Timey”
Even if you don't smoke a pipe, still have one on you so that you can hold it by the bowl and give emphasis to your statements by gesticulating with it. See also Old-Timey, Tobacco.
One who is obnoxiously self-assertive and arrogant. Informal know-it-all also known as a saucebox, smart aleck, smarty, smarty-pants, wiseacre, wisecracker, or wise guy. See also Old-Timey.
Sounds like an affliction of tuckered-out puppies, but actually an accumulation of fluid beneath the skin, sometimes as a result of the gout. See also Old-Timey.
65. A "Crisis"
Also known as a "Victorian Crisis", this is an euphemism most famously used in the works of D.H. Lawrence and meaning an orgasm, e.g. "Miss Mercy Plimpington! Where are you, young harlot?" "She can't talk now, love. She's having a crisis." "Oh I say!" See also Old-Timey, Romance.