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peach cobblers - Old people, generally used to describe a bunch of elderly people who are somewhere doing something that only old people would do.

e.g., 1. We went to McDonald's to get some breakfast and it was filled with peach cobblers playing bingo. 2. Some of the beaches in Florida are filled with peach cobblers.

submitted by Tristan

peach pits - Used by middle schoolers to replace four-letter words.

e.g., Since John is trying to clean up his language, when he stubs his toe he says, "Peach pits."

submitted by JJ

peacherific - Peachy, awesome, great, happy.

e.g., Seth: How is your day? Beth: Peacherific.

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peaches - Used for a good situation. Goes with everything.

e.g., "How was your weekend?" "Peaches."

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peachtube - Good, fine, excellent. Concatenated and lenitted from "peachy" (50s slang) and "tubular" (surfer slang) , both of the same general connotation of goodness.

e.g., All our friends came to the party. The music was great and we had free drinks. It was a completely peachtube gathering for everyone.

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peachy turtle - Hot, cute, the bomb--the best in all catogories, of a person.

e.g., Hey, did you see him? *drool* What a peachy turtle.

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peachy with a side of keen - From Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Doin' just spiffy, all right.

e.g., A: How are you doing? B: Oh, I'm just peachy with a side of keen.

submitted by willow

peacocky - 1. Flashy. 2. Exhibiting excessive flair for the purposes of gaining praise and adulation.

e.g., When around a pretty girl, he gets very peacocky, displaying all of his colorful feathers.

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peacolacock - It's the kind of peacock you find in Pensacola, Florida. It's also a drink, composed of several colors of bright liquors or liqueurs, with sparkling cola.

e.g., We watched the peacocks far below from the top of the pyramid as we sipped gratefully on our delicious peacolacock cocktails.

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peaf - PEAF is a reference to something that has a warm, milky, and sticky nature. It originated from Milkweed, but can mean anything sticky.

e.g., I pulled up that weed and it peafed on me. Gross. Don't get any peaf on you. That peanut butter and jelly sandwich is really peafy. It's leaking Peaf.

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peak your interest - Arousing interest "to the highest point possible." Definition from Grammar Trap: Pique vs. Peak. Along with "to peek your interest," this is one of two common misspellings for "to pique your interest" = "to arouse your interest."

e.g., Oil prices reached a new peak on the world market this past week. The current high price may have something to do with world oil production reaching its highest point in 2005. Does that peak your interest?

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peakin' - Massive or huge; monstrous.

e.g., Look at the peakin' hips on that chick!

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peanut log - A simple but delicious homemade candy. A combination of natural, unsalted peanut butter, honey, raisins, chopped walnuts, and shredded coconut. Formed into log-shaped rolls about five inches long and wrapped in waxed paper.

e.g., My friends looked forward to my mother's peanut logs and their mothers all requested the recipe.

submitted by Steve McDonald

peanut-butter-jelly - 1. Makes no complete sense, is useless. 2. Using something to accomplish nothing.

e.g., After getting free passes to Carowinds Theme Park, Chum decided it was peanut-butter-jelly time.

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pear-shaped - For things going wrong, deviating from the planned. From the typical woman's body shape: narrow shoulders, small chest, wide hips. The suggestion being that it is an undesirable scenario.

e.g., We planned to put up the tent, but the wind picked up and everything went pear-shaped.

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pearler - Extraordinary or impressive in appearance or behavior. Usually used as a compliment.

e.g., That's a pearler of a hat. You off to the races? OR That girl over there's got a pearler of a smile.

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pearschloppen - 1. Pear crisp that isn't. 2. A baking victory defeated by a sudden and unexpected onset of moisturization. 3. The sound made by a soggy material falling on the floor.

e.g., Her pear crisp looked more like pearschloppen.

submitted by Chris

pearshaped - when everything starts going wrong and there is no saving it

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peas and cornbread - phr(pees.and.corn.breed)Pleading with someone after a long begging.

e.g., "Please...please...peas and cornbread?"

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peasant under glass - The whole federal housing program, projects.

e.g., Living in independently owned public housing is certainly better than peasant under glass.

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peasant under grass - Ordinary person who's dead and buried.

e.g., My wife the barbarian is no longer with us, she's now a peasant under grass.

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pebcac - "Acronym for, Problem Exist Between Chair And Computer."

e.g., Computer Technicians find that 90 percent of all computer problems are some form of PEBCAC.

submitted by Lonnie

pebcak - Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard. A computer user who is really too stupid to own one. Used by techies to describe to other techies the true nature of the problem.

e.g., The guy on line 3 thinks the problem is his "screensaver," but I think it's just a PEBCAK.

submitted by Diddle

pebkac - Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair. Used by tech support when answering a stupid computer question.

e.g., Your e-mail isn't working? Don't worry, we'll fix it -- probably just a PEBKAC.

submitted by Muriel

peccadillo - A slight trespass or offense; a petty crime; a trifling fault. Related words and pseudo-words: peccadildo, peckadillo, peckadildo, piccadildo. Elsewhere, I found peccadildo defined this way: 1. Faulty sex toy. 2. A vibrator.   Related words: atrocity, botch, breach, crime, crime, against, humanity, deadly, sin, delinquency, dereliction, enormity, error, evil, failure, fault, faux, pas, felony, gaffe, genocide, goof, guilty, act, heavy, sin, impropriety, indiscretion, inexpiable, sin, infraction, iniquity, injury, injustice, lapse, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, minor, wrong, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misstep, mistake, mortal, sin, non-feasance, offense, omission, outrage, peccancy, shortcoming, sin, sin, of, commission, sin, of, omission, sinful, act, slip, stumble, tort, transgression, trespass, trip, unutterable, sin, venial, sin, violation, wrong.

e.g., Did you see what she just did? Madelyn G. slapped me for no reason at all. I didn't do a thing to deserve that. When I said the back looked different from the front, I was talking about the way the satin caused a sheen depending on how you looked at it. Didn't have a thing to do with the fact that she's developing breasts. It would have been a harmless peccadillo at the very worst. Fourteen-year-old girls sure can be sensitive. | "I can't recall the last time I read a scathing news article on the crimes and peccadildos of atheists." | "I'm tempted to ask why but I realise we all have our own little piccadildos."

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peckerhead - A particularly stupid or offensive male. US (Virginia) slang.

e.g., He signalled left then turned right. Peckerhead.

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peckerwood - "Peckerwood (or simply Wood) is a pejorative slang term coined in the 19th century by southern Black Americans to describe poor whites. Blacks saw blackbirds as a symbol of themselves, and the woodpecker as a representation of working class whites. They considered them loud and troublesome like the bird, often with red hair similar to the bird's red plumes. This word is still widely used by southern blacks to refer to southern whites." That's the start of the entry at Wikipedia, less the hyperlinks. While that may be the definition peckerwood started out with, I know it was used with a different connotation when I was growing up. The sense of the word I got was that it was a substitute for pissant or something similar.

e.g., Mom: I can't find HD anywhere in the house. Has that little peckerwood gone down again the street to play with . . . who? Annette? Little HD: I'm under the picnic table, Mommy. I'm using it to make a tent. . . . Annette's not home.

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peckish - Hungry.

e.g., I was feeling a bit peckish today, so I ate lunch earlier than usual.

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pecksniff - A pious fraud, The word comes from Dickens' Seth Pecksniff character in Martin Chuzzlewit. Pecksniffery, pecksniffian, Pecksniffianism, pecksniffish, Pecksniffism. Wordnik doesn't have a definition for Pecksniff yet, but several examples from The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewith have been added -- including some I've added below.

e.g., Curiously, this is one of Bill O'Reilly's favorite words, the man being somewhat of a Pecksniff himself. | Our most recently revealed political Pecksniff: Mike Crapo. | "Chris Matthews: Pecksniff"   Lance Mannion: "Pecksniffery": "Pecksniff spends a lot of the book standing, metaphorically, at the front of the Temple reminding God and everybody else within earshot of how virtuous he is. So we're not surprised when first chance he has he gets a snootful and makes a lecherous lunge at Mrs Todgers. . . .    "Sitcoms and movies love Pecksniff and trot him out again and again, in various disguises, even in drag. We know the guy. We laugh at him as soon as he starts in pontificating. We don't believe in his moralizing for a single moment...except when he appears in real life in the guise of a conservative politician or pundit.    "One Pecknsiff after another pops up and gets knocked down and just as soon as the remains are swept up and carted away another one struts up the aisle and plants himself before us to tell us how good and pure he is or she is. . . .    "Pecksniffs are always ready with an excuse that explains how it was that they didn't commit the sin we thought they did and how it wasn't really a sin at all. . . .    "The Pecksniff here isn't Kerik, who's a different but just as common brand of hypocrite. . . .    "The Pecksniff is 'the stunningly attractive' Judith Regan. . . .    "Regan's Pecksniffery includes spending a lot of time on TV condemning other people's less than wholesome sex lives. Bill Clinton's and Monica Lewinsky's, for example. . . .    "We know these people. We meet them all the time. When Pecksniff walks into a room we've got his number the minute he opens his mouth and starts to spout.    "Except when the room he walks into is a TV studio or a Congressional hearing room and Pecksniff has had the sense to identify himself or herself as a conservative.    "Give her a year. Judith Regan will be back on Fox telling us all about immorality and the death of outrage. Right alongside Bill Bennett and Bill O'Reilly."

submitted by HD Fowler

pecksnitian - Someone who inquires politely about your health while casually crushing your toes with his hobnailed boots.

e.g., "There's only one way to fix someone's wagon ..." said the profoundly pithy pecksnitian, as he toasted the belching bride and the grunting groom.

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