an imaginary evil character of supernatural powers, especially a mythical hobgoblin supposed to carry off naughty children.
noun (pl) -men
a person, real or imaginary, used as a threat, esp to children
a form of instrumental blues, especially for piano, using melodic variations over a constantly repeated bass figure. noun a style of piano jazz using a dotted bass pattern, usually with eight notes in a bar and the harmonies of the 12-bar blues Syphilis, esp advanced syphilis (1900s+ Black) A fast jazz piano style with a […]
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person. boogie-woogie. a lively form of rock ‘n’ roll, based on the blues. to dance energetically, especially to rock music. Slang. (often followed by on down) to go. verb (intransitive) -gies, -gieing, -gied to dance to pop music to make love noun […]
noun (NZ, informal) up the boohai, thoroughly lost