Richard, 1915–75, U.S. operatic tenor.
Sophie (Sophie Abruza) 1884–1966, U.S. singer and entertainer, born in Russia.
a person or thing that tucks
a detachable yoke of lace, linen, etc, often white, worn over the breast, as of a low-cut dress
an attachment on a sewing machine used for making tucks at regular intervals
(Austral & NZ, old-fashioned) an informal word for food
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) (transitive; often passive) usually foll by out. to weary or tire completely
see: best bib and tucker
- Rich as croesus
rich as Croesus [(kree-suhs)] Extremely wealthy. Croesus was an ancient Greek king whose wealth was legendary. rich as Croesus Very wealthy, as in They’re rich as Croesus, with their penthouse, yacht, and horses. This term alludes to Croesus, the legendary King of Lydia and supposedly the richest man on earth. The simile was first recorded […]
- Rich bitch
verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become rich or richer.
adjective, richer, richest. 1. having wealth or great possessions; abundantly supplied with resources, means, or funds; wealthy: a rich man; a rich nation. 2. abounding in natural resources: a rich territory. 3. having wealth or valuable resources (usually followed by in): a country rich in traditions. 4. abounding (usually followed by in or with): a […]