up the wazoo
also out the wazoo phrasal in excess <
we've got lawyers up the wazoo — Steven Bochco

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • up the wazoo — phrasal : in excess we ve got lawyers up the wazoo Steve Bochco * * * up (or out) the wazoo very much; in great quantity; to a great degree he s insured out the wazoo | Jack and I have got work up the wazoo already * * * up the wazoo see ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • up the wazoo — adverb up the ass; excessive or excessively; too much Id go, but Im sure they will charge up the wazoo for tickets …   Wiktionary

  • out/up the wazoo — US informal : in large amounts We have bills up the wazoo. [=we have many bills] a team with talent out the wazoo [=a team with a great amount of talent] • • • Main Entry: ↑wazoo …   Useful english dictionary

  • up (or out) the wazoo — in great quantities. → wazoo …   English new terms dictionary

  • out the wazoo — phrasal see up the wazoo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out the wazoo — noun see wazoo * * * ˌout/ˌup the waˈzoo idiom in large numbers or amounts Main entry: ↑wazooidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • wazoo — n American the anus. This humorous euphemism, usually used figuratively rather than lit erally, is most often heard in the phrase up the wazoo . ► I wasn t expecting it but I got it right up the wazoo …   Contemporary slang

  • wazoo — wa|zoo [ wə zu ] noun up/out the wazoo AMERICAN VERY INFORMAL in very great numbers, or a very large amount: Let s eat some potatoes. We have potatoes up the wazoo …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wazoo — (ˌ)wäˈzü noun also out the wazoo ( s) Etymology: origin unknown slang : anus • up the wazoo …   Useful english dictionary

  • wazoo — wa|zoo [wəˈzu:] n AmE [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: wazoo anus (1900 2000)] out/up the wazoo informal in a large amount, or to a great degree …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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