on the rag
on the rag on` the rag", pred. a. Menstruating; -- of women. [vulgar slang] [PJC]

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  • on the rag — (N American and Aust slang) Menstruating • • • Main Entry: ↑rag …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the rag — 1. mod. menstruating. (Usually objectionable.) □ Kim’s on the rag and in a bad mood. □ Sue doesn’t go swimming when she’s on the rag. 2. mod. ill tempered. (Usually objectionable.) □ Bill is on the rag and making trouble for everyone …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • on the rag — pp Having one s menstrual period. I m not in the mood; I am on my rag. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • on the rag — adj British menstruating. Rag was, until the 1970s, a common slang synonym for a sanitary towel …   Contemporary slang

  • on the rag — adjective a) Menstruating. b) In a bad mood …   Wiktionary

  • on the rag — Phrs. Menstruating …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • on the rag informal, — on the rag informal, chiefly N. Amer. menstruating. → rag …   English new terms dictionary

  • be on the rag — v. be menstruating; be having one s period. She s on the rag, so sex was out of th question …   English slang

  • be on the rag — informal be menstruating Origin: from rag in the sense ‘sanitary napkin’ …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the blob — adj menstruating. The expression, which seems to be used mainly by males, is heard in many English speaking commu nities. Blob has also been used in several sexually related contexts. On the rag is an older synonym …   Contemporary slang

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