18 definitions by Thee Red Monkey

Shortening of 'terrific'. Meaning great, fantastic, excellent. Commonly used in 1970s Britain. Often sarcastically.
Oh triffic, I've lost my job and my entire family has expired in a car crash.
by Thee Red Monkey June 02, 2006
An English term for male masturbation. See also having one off the wrist.
Hollyoaks is on telly, time for some wrist action.
by Thee Red Monkey June 02, 2006
The original form of Lindy Hop, the partner dance that accompanies swing jazz.
So named because the pioneers of the dance, such as Frankie Manning and Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, were regular dancers at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem.
Those cats are crouching too low for Hollywood style, they must be doing Savoy style. They're really swingin'!
by Thee Red Monkey May 31, 2006
A fusion of contemporary punk and rockabilly.
Often confused with psychobilly, a long dead (regardless of what some Tiger Army kiddies will tell you) British offshoot of rockabilly and trash.
Punkabilly is more of a good time, rockin' sound, sometimes with some elements of swing or jazz thrown in.
The Kings Of Nuthin' sure are one hard rockin' punkabilly band!
by Thee Red Monkey June 06, 2006
Petroleum based pomade used to style the hair. Favoured less in recent times due to all manner of modern waxes, hairsprays amd gels but still de rigeur amongst the swing, rockabilly, and greaser fraternities.
Can be used to create anything from a slicked back 1920s look to a 1950's pompadour.
Have you got any grease? I'm going Lindy Hopping tonight and I want my pomp to look right.
by Thee Red Monkey June 01, 2006
The male ejaculate. Seminal fluid.
I hurled bollock vomit all over my jazz mag.
by Thee Red Monkey June 02, 2006
A partner dance popularised by American college kids in the 1930's. The short form of "collegiate shag". Related to the Charleston that came before and the Lindy Hop that came after.
Characterized by a six-count pattern and a close hold with bums sticking out.
Would you care to shag, Martha?
Why certainly Harold. I haven't danced for weeks!
by Thee Red Monkey June 02, 2006

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