[gob-stop-er] /ˈgɒbˌstɒp ər/
noun, British Slang.
a large piece of hard candy.
[bur-tn] /ˈbɜr tn/ Verb phrases 1. go for a burton, British Slang. /ˈbɜːtən/ noun 1. (nautical) a kind of light hoisting tackle 2. (Brit, slang) go for a burton /ˈbɜːtən/ noun 1. Sir Richard Francis. 1821–90, English explorer, Orientalist, and writer who discovered Lake Tanganyika with John Speke (1858); produced the first unabridged translation of […]
- Go bust
verb phrase To become penniless; become insolvent; go belly up, take a bath: His newest escapade into the fashionable world of trade and manufacturing had again gone bust (1895+) Related Terms go broke
[goh-bee] /ˈgoʊ bi/ noun, plural (especially collectively) goby (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) gobies. 1. any small marine or freshwater fish of the family Gobiidae, often having the pelvic fins united to form a suctorial disk. 2. any fish of the closely related family Eleotridae, having the pelvic fins separate. [goh-bahy] […]
[goh-bahy] /ˈgoʊˌbaɪ/ noun, Informal. 1. a going by without notice; an intentional passing by; snub: to give one the go-by. noun 1. (slang) a deliberate snub or slight (esp in the phrase give (a person) the go-by)