Noun. biddy (plural biddies) (derogatory) A woman, especially an old woman; especially one regarded as fussy or mean or a gossipy busybody.
noun (2) plural biddies. : a hired girl or cleaning woman. usually disparaging : woman. especially : an elderly woman.
biddie — Australian Slang woman, especially an old or fussy one … English dialects glossary.
It comes from a nickname of the popular Irish given name Bridget, originally used to address female servants. Biddy became a name for a kind of fussy, older woman that had the irritating habit of sticking her nose in matters where it didn't belong. It often appears in the phrase old biddy.
The Collins American Dictionary defines biddy as an informal term for “a woman; especially an elderly woman (usually old biddy) regarded contemptuously as annoying, gossipy, etc.”
little bitty. adjective. Britannica Dictionary definition of LITTLE BITTY. chiefly US, informal. : very small : tiny.
What does jinks mean? The noun jinks refers to prankish or mischievous activities. It is a plural form of jink. Jinks is rarely used, except for in the much more common term high jinks (also commonly spelled hijinks), which refers to playful, mischievous, or rowdy activity.
Biddy Origin and Meaning
The name Biddy is girl's name meaning "strength or exalted one". A once very common Irish diminutive of Bridget that has unfortunately been associated since the 18th century with a pejorative slang term for an old or fussy woman.
Meaning:Mighty in battle. Tilly is a girl's name of German origin, meaning “mighty in battle”. A variant of Tilda, an abbreviation of Matilda, this title is perfect for the powerful little girl who is ready to take on the world as though she owns it.
Lettie, a diminutive of the more stately Letitia, means "joy, gladness." Thanks to the ever-popular -ie ending, it comes with a built-in dose of sweetness.
This week we shine a spotlight on a quintessential piece of Aussie slang, a word famous the world over: sheila. A sheila is a woman. In use since the 1830s, sheila has its origin in a generic use of the common Irish girl's name.
5. Sheila = Girl. Yes, that is the Australian slang for girl.
A domestic fowl; a chicken. Chook comes from British dialect chuck(y) 'a chicken; a fowl' which is a variant of chick. Chook is the common term for the live bird, although chook raffles, held in Australian clubs and pubs, have ready-to-cook chooks as prizes.
Biddies are a group of seven witches who sacrifice their life for Sarah Alder. They use Native American work to give Alder some of their own years. The Biddies are the reason that Alder is alive after 327 years. Each Biddy only lasts five or six years.
These women were working in high-security, dangerous conditions making bombs for the war effort.
Dime is still used as a teenage slang synonym for a beautiful woman. This stems from the 1979 movie ''10,'' starring Bo Derek, and is rooted in ''On a scale from 1 to 10, she's a 10. '' She is now a dime.
Noun. gilly (uncountable) (slang) The drink torpedo juice.
tilly (plural tillies) (Ireland) An extra product given to a customer at no additional charge; a lagniappe.
Aunt Tillie: n. [linux-kernel mailing list] The archetypal non-technical user, one's elderly and scatterbrained maiden aunt. Invoked in discussions of usability for people who are not hackers and geeks; one sees references to the “Aunt Tillie test”.
In the 18th century Bridget became a popular female Christian name, with Biddy or Biddie as the diminutive or affectionate form. In the 19th Century, it became a generic for an Irish maid.
(slang, derogatory, offensive) A homosexual or effeminate man.
: full of motes : dusty.
Noun. moony (plural moonies) (slang) The act of mooning, flashing the buttocks. She was doing a moony.