word of the day: April 26, 2008
This is what a person says when he is making a tentative appointment.
"I'll Pencil" (because the appointment can be erased) "you in" (to my schedule book).
Ozzy: Hey, can I come up to your big fancy office and make fun of you?
Boohiss: Er. I'm kinda busy this week. Tell you what, I'll pencil you in for 4:30 on Thursday.
When somebody wants to schedule something with you, but you don't want to use a pen to finalize it in your calendar because that person is a loser. If something better comes along -- you can erase it.
Sure, I'd love to watch slides from your trip to the Grand Canyon -- I'll pencil you in.
A nice way to say "fuck off...im not interested"
Girl: Want to go out friday night? I'll bring pictures of my horse!
Guy: ...Um....I'll Pencil You In.
To schedule someone for a meeting.
To enter an appointment into an appointment book with pencil.
I'll pencil you in for a meeting.
tenatively allocate time to meet, see, or conversate
We should get together. I'll pencil you in for 6:00.
Informal idiom meaning to make an appointment for someone; to "pencil them in" to the schedule.
"Can I see the doctor right away?"
"No, but I can pencil you in for a two o'clock appointment."
A phrase meaning that the speaker intends to add the listener to a list, or make an appointment for the listener to attend a meeting at a later time.
, a noun, is being used as a verb for the action associated with it.)
Fred: I need help with my homework.
Daphne: I'm not free until 6.30. I'll pencil you in for then if that's OK.
Fred: It's a date