on the barrel
phrasal asking for or granting no credit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • on the barrel — (of payment) without delay I gotta be paid cash on the barrel …   Useful english dictionary

  • On the Moon — Opening logo for each episode. Created by Jonti Picking (Weebl) Chris Vick (Skoo) Peter Murray Hill (Peabo) Written by Jonti Picking Chris Vick Peter Murray Hill …   Wikipedia

  • On the Ocean EP — EP by Guster Released August 2, 2011 Recor …   Wikipedia

  • on the barrelhead — adverb (or adjective) : asking for or granting no credit : in cash was paid for, cash on the barrelhead Time prepared to pay on the barrelhead for what it needs Newsweek * * * on the barrelhead (US) On the spot, without delay, as payment …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the skids — Skid Skid (sk[i^]d), n. [Icel. sk[=i][eth] a billet of wood. See {Shide}.] [Written also {skeed}.] 1. A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to a chain, and placed under the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when descending a steep hill; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scraping the Barrel — Infobox Album | Name = Scraping the Barrel Type = Album Artist = Gentle Giant Released = 15 November, 2004 Recorded = Genre = Progressive rock Length = Label = Alucard Producer = Reviews = Last album = Under Construction (1997) This album =… …   Wikipedia

  • Harold The Barrel — «Harold The Barrel» Canción de Genesis álbum Nursery Cryme Publicación 12 noviembre 1971 …   Wikipedia Español

  • over\ the\ barrel — • over a barrel • over the barrel adv. phr. informal In the power of your enemies; not able to do anything about what happens to you; in a helpless condition; trapped. Bill had Tom over a barrel because Tom owed him money. Ralph has me over a… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • scraping the barrel — When all the best people, things or ideas and so on are used up and people try to make do with what they have left, they are scraping the barrel …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • scraping the barrel —    When all the best people, things or ideas and so on are used up and people try to make do with what they have left, they are scraping the barrel.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”