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28 definitions by Honor

 
1.
Also "rufies", or "the date-rape drug"...

These are all street names for the benzodiazepine (ben-zo-die-AZ-ah-peen) drug flunitrazepam (flue-nih-TRAHS-ih-pam), taken from the brand-name Rohypnol...

"Administered" in this capacity, the drug has an incapacitating effect similar to but stronger, more fast acting, and more durable than alcohol... Thus allowing the attacker to make whatever use of the victim's body they wish.
The sick little fuck slipped her some roofies... it's the only way he could ever hope to score with a woman, short of necrophelia.
by Honor October 27, 2004
 
2.
A person from whom an informal, unregulated, short term loan can be acquired... Usually at usurious interest and with at least the presumption of physical danger to the borrower in the case of default.

The name comes from the ruthless and violent popular image of sharks, and basically assumes the lender hasconnections with organized crime.

Can also sometimes be applied to one who always seems just a bit too mercenary in thier "assistance" of friends.
My uncle was sick for two weeks, and missed a co-op payment. Now he has to get money from a loan shark, or he's on the street.

Bobby said he wouldn't give me a ride to work unless I gave him $15 for gas... What a loan shark.
by Honor July 24, 2004
 
3.
As a verb: To accept at face value (to honor a check),
to accept and treat as valid (to honor a debt),
to grant as a privilege (I'm honored by your company),
to respect or pay homage to (the statue honors WWII veterans).

As a noun: A significant part of one's dignity or value (I will defend my honor),
the respect or distinction payed to someone or something (it's an honor to win this award),
something given or used to show respect, status, achievement, or deference (the title "your eminance" is purely honorific) or a title thus purposed (always address the judge as "your honor")

A feminine given name, originating from a hope to bestow a child with certain qualities by invoking those qualities with a name, such as love, faith, hope, charity, chastity, etc.
Yes, my name is Honor... At least my mom didn't choose 'Chastity'.
by Honor June 23, 2004
 
4.
a fellow who can often be seen around the city... Particularly in the right places or with the right people. Dapper, sociable, and fashionable.
Quite the man about town, Bobby was friendly with all the right people.
by Honor July 24, 2004
 
5.
To be totally committed to something.

Possibly originating with gambling games such as Texas Hold 'em style poker, where the maximum 'raise' is to bet your full stack of chips.
If we're gonna do it, let's do it. I'm all in.
by Honor June 23, 2004
 
6.
To send a signal or make brief contact.

Recently from computer networking, where one computer (usually a client) will send a quick, pointless query to another computer (usually a server) in order to find out if it is still online and see how long the response takes.

Originally from the naval warfare practice of "active sonar" where one ship (usually a surface ship) will send out a given sound or "ping" in order to measure the direction and delay in the "echo" of that sound off of another body (usually a submarine.
Can we go to the movie tomorrow?
I don't know... Ping me around eight and we'll see how things are going.
by Honor June 23, 2004
 
7.
A "get tough" policy of making no exceptions in regards to a particular (usually criminal or undesirable) matter, born as a response to a general sense of uneaven application of rules and punishments.

To react to a proscribed activity or substance with absolute prejudice... Without regard to mitigating circumstances or conditions.
I don't care if you've got glaucoma, we have a zero tolerance policy to drugs, including marijuana.

We will react to sexism and racism with zero tolerance.
by Honor June 23, 2004