99 definitions by blue cawdrey

Describing a car or other form of transport that is running very low on fuel.

Also an euphimism for very tired.
1. Its lucky we found this garage, look at the fuel guage, we were running on fumes.

2. The runner finished the marathon but later said to reporters that towards the end that he was 'running on fumes'.
by Blue Cawdrey November 27, 2004
A current trend in television programs where people are told that they do not match the cultural norm either in the way they look or dress. Using special effects, advanced computer manipulation and spray painting techniques the person is then given the illusion that they look like a film star or can afford to buy top line designer clothes while bringing up two small children on a part time job serving fries.

While showing the person 'before' is common. The post 'make over' victim is not often seen.
She thought the television makeover would change her life, but the next day on looking in the mirror she noticed that her acne, goofy teeth and the huge wart on her nose had somehow mysteriously re-appeared.
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
A way to tell a slacker to hurry up.

Probally implies that the person has their finger in their bunghole or is sat on their finger.
1. If you do not get your finger out you will miss your train.

2. If you do not get your finger out and finish this job the boss will be furious.

3. If you do not get your finger out and apologize she is going to leave you.
by Blue Cawdrey November 22, 2004
Archaic term originating in the industrial North of England.

Similar in meaning to the shit hit the fan

the mill, a textile mill or factory.
<Lancashire accent>
The'v layed off 200 hundred at Crossleys, the'll be trouble at 't mill, you mark my words.
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
A magazine with mainly sexual content pictures and stories used when stimulating the wanking gland.
Him: Dammit the vicar saw my wank mags.
Her: You should not have left them out on the coffee table.
by Blue Cawdrey November 18, 2004
UK: Soccer; Goal keeper. The person who is supposed to stop the ball going into the net.
When did our bloody goalie last visit an optician...

Is the GOALIE ASLEEP.... Dohhhhh!
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
Listen to what I say now, I am sure it will turn out to be true.
It will snow in Greenland this winter you mark my words.
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
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