Historical Account of the Rat Pack

Historical Account of the Rat Pack

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Dictionary of The Rat Pack

Dictionary of The Rat Pack

  • bag - a person's particular interest; as in "singing's my bag"
  • barn burner - a very stylish, classy woman
  • beard - a male friend who acts as a "cover"; usually for extramarital affairs
  • beetle - a girl who dresses in flashy clothes
  • big-leaguer - a resourceful man who can handle any situation
  • big casino - death
  • bird - the male or female genitalia; standard greeting:
  • "How's your bird"?
  • bombsville - any kind of failure in life; see ville
  • broad - affectionate term for a girl or woman with sex appeal
  • bum - a person who is despised, most frequently linked to people in the media
  • bunter - a man who fails in almost everything he does; the opposite of gasser
  • Charley - a general term for anyone whose name has been forgotten; see also Sam
  • Charlies - admiring word for a woman's breasts
  • chick - a young and invariably pretty girl
  • clyde - a word used to cover a multitude of personal observations; e.g., "I don't like her clyde" means "I don't like her voice", etc.
  • coo-coo! - see crazy.
  • crazy - a term of admiration for a personal, place, or thing; similar to cool.
  • Creep - a man who is disliked for any reason
  • crumb - a person it is impossible to respect
  • dame - a generally derogatory term for a probably unattractive woman
  • dig - a term of appreciation; e.g., "I dig that broad."
  • "Drop it, charley" - change the conversation; see "good night, all"
  • duke - tip
  • dying - an exaggerated term to mean slightly upset; e.g. "I'm dying"
  • end - a word to signify that someone or something is the very best; "the living end"
  • endsville - total failure; similar to bombsville; see ville
  • fink - a person who cannot be relied upon or trusted, especially someone in the media; a crumb
  • fracture - to make laugh; as in "that fractures me"
  • gas - a great situation; as in "that set was a gas"
  • gasoline - alcohol
  • gasser - a highly admired person; the end!
  • gofer - someone who performs menial jobs and tasks; "go for drinks"
  • "good night all" - a term of invective used to change the subject of conversation
  • groove - a term of admiration or approval; as in "in the groove"
  • Harvey - a person who acts in a stupid or naive fashion; sometimes shortened to "Harv"
  • hacked - angry; as in "he's hacked off"
  • hello! - a cry of surprise to no one in particular when a beautiful woman is seen
  • hunker - a jack-of-all-trades; see gopher
  • jokes - an actor's lines in a screenplay
  • let's lose charley - a term used among intimates who want to get rid of a bore in their company
  • little hey-hey - romance; a little action with a broad
  • locked-up - as in "all locked-up," a term for a forthcoming date or engagement, private or public
  • loser - anyone who has made a mess of their life, drinks too much, makes the wrong enemies, etc.
  • mish-mash - similar to loser, but refers specifically to a woman who is messed up
  • mothery - terrific; wild and wicked
  • mouse - usually a small, very feminine girl who invites being cuddled
  • nowhere - a term of failure as in "he's nowhere."
  • odds - used in connection with important decisions, as in "the odds aren't right," meaning it's a no go
  • original loser - a person without talent; sometimes more fully expressed as "He is the original Major Bowes Amateur Hour loser
  • player - a man who is a gambler by nature, makes friends easily, and never gives up trying
  • punks - any undesirables, in particular criminals, gangsters, or mobsters
  • quin - derisive term for a woman who is an easy pick-up
  • rain - as in "I think it's going to rain" indicating that it is time to leave a dull gathering or party
  • ring-a-ding - a term of approval, as in "What a ring-a-ding broad!"
  • Sam - used in the same way as Charley for a person whose name has been forgotten, most often applied to females
  • scramsville - to run off
  • sharp - a person who dresses well and with style
  • "ta-ta" - goodbye
  • twirl - a girl who loves dancing
  • ville - a suffix used to indicate changes in any given situation; see endsville, splitsville, etc.

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