"on" Definition

  1. “to be ON,” in public-house or vulgar parlance, is synonymous with getting “tight” or tipsy; “it’s St. Monday with him, I see he’s ON again,” _i.e._, drunk as usual, or on the road to it. “I’m ON” also expresses a person’s acceptance of an offered bet. To GET ON a horse or a man is to make bets on it or him. “Try it ON,” a defiant challenge to a person.

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Position in the dictionary: 2448 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: on the fly, on the loose, on the nose, on the shelf, on the tiles, one in ten, one-er, onion, open the ball, oracle
Previous words in the dictionary: omnium gatherum, omee, ollapod, oliver, old tom, old salt, old man, old lady in threadneedle street, old hoss, old horse

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