Alley

  • 101 alley cat — {n.}, {slang} 1. A stray cat. 2. A person (usually a female) of rather easy going, or actually loose sexual morals; a promiscuous person. * /You ll have no problem dating her; she s a regular alley cat./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 102 Alley Cats Strike — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Die Bowling Gang Originaltitel: Alley Cats Strike Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2000 Länge: 84 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 103 alley oop — 1. noun A play in which one player passes the ball to another, who catches it while airborne and dunks or lays it up before landing. Shaq lobs the ball to Kobe Bryant as Kobe finishes for the alley oop. 2. interjection Used to signal the start of …

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  • 104 Alley Oop — noun a) An American comic strip created in 1933 by V.T. Hamlin, currently written by Carole Bender and drawn by Jack Bender. b) The caveman main character of the Alley Oop comic strip …

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  • 105 Alley Gate —    See Shaft Alley …

    Dictionary of London

  • 106 alley\ cat — noun slang 1. A stray cat. 2. A person (usually a female) of rather easy going, or actually loose sexual morals; a promiscuous person. You ll have no problem dating her; she s a regular alley cat …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 107 alley-oop — exclamation used to encourage or draw attention to an acrobatic feat. noun (also alley oop pass) Basketball a high pass caught by a leaping teammate who tries to dunk the ball before landing. Origin early 20th cent.: perh. from Fr. allez! go on!… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 108 alley-oop — ˌalēˈüp, ˌaliˈyüp noun Etymology: alteration (influenced by alley (I)) of earlier allez oop, cry of a circus acrobat about to leap, probably from French allez, 2d person plural imperative of aller to go + English oop, alteration of up : a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 109 alley-taw — allˈ(e)y tawˈ or allˈ(e)y torˈ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑alley …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 110 alley-tor — allˈ(e)y tawˈ or allˈ(e)y torˈ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑alley …

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  • 111 alley cat — noun Date: 1904 a stray cat …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 112 alley-oop — noun Etymology: alteration of allez oop, cry of a circus acrobat about to leap, probably from French allez, 2d person plural imperative of aller to go + English oop, perhaps alteration of up Date: 1967 a basketball play in which a leaping player… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 113 alley cat — a homeless, usually mongrel, cat that scavenges for food in alleys, streets, etc. [1900 05] * * * …

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  • 114 alley-oop — /al ee oohp /, interj. 1. (used as a shout of encouragement, exhortation, or the like, esp. when coordinating efforts to lift a heavy object.) n. 2. Basketball. a quick score play in which a high, arching pass is made to a teammate close to the… …

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  • 115 alley stone — noun A colloquial name for the mineral aluminite …

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  • 116 alley cat — noun a) A feral feline in an urban habitat. b) A loose woman …

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  • 117 alley, allie — n British a marble (as used in children s games). Like aggie, the word is approximately a hundred years old and refers to a pale or white marble. Although rarely heard today, these terms probably survive where the traditional game is still played …

    Contemporary slang

  • 118 alley apple — n American a lump of horse manure. A less common version of the expression road apple, which is now an international English term …

    Contemporary slang

  • 119 alley-way — see alleyway …

    English dictionary

  • 120 alley cat — stray cat, homeless cat …

    English contemporary dictionary