"put on" Definition

  1. to promise another money or valuables in the event of an anticipated success. “You’re ON a quid if Kaiser wins,” might often have been heard before last St. Leger. Many hangers-on of the turf live almost entirely by what they are PUT ON, by bookmakers and backers for whom they do odd work.

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Position in the dictionary: 2730 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: put that in your pipe and smoke it, put the pot on, put up, put upon, putter up, puttun, pyah, pygostole, pyjands, p’s and q’s
Previous words in the dictionary: put, pussey-cats, push, purler, purl, pure finders, purdah, pup and ringer, punter, punt

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