look up any word, like swag:
 
13.
Word decribing how a girl behaves towards guys. It can be used as a verb or as a noun.

The female praying mantis bites the head off a male during sex to encourage ejaculation. If a girl is being a mantis, or doing a mantis, she's going quickly from male to male, getting what she wants.
Did you see Jess and Steve? He bought her dinner and a necklace and she dumped him, she did a total mantis.

Krystle fucked three guys this weekend. What a mantis.
by Annamonkey July 18, 2006
 
1.
The action of sneaking up behind somebody and double scooping their nips from over their shoulders.
Dude, I snuck up on Shitron last week and totally mantised him. It was fantastic.
by Shitron January 06, 2011
 
2.
A derogatory slur used toward older Asian people.
1) "Dude, I think you just got ripped of by that asian shop keeper."
"Oh damn what a Mantis."

2) "I was going to steal that packet of ramen noodles from the old Asian guys grocery store"
"That guy is like a Mantis you know he'll Kung fu your arse"
by vix49 February 10, 2014
 
3.
A hunch back or a person with bad posture. Often named Dillon and only have good posture when sitting on a ski lift with their book bag on.
by youarenotthemantis February 14, 2014
 
4.
A slang term used to describe an extremely desirable object, outcome or proposition, usually where 'awesome', 'amazing' or 'incredible' will not suffice. Accompanied by reaching ones hand out, palm skyward and fingers slightly curved inwards, to reinforce the gesture.

Not to be confused with Praying Mantis.
"man that guitar solo is Mantis!"

"Did you hear about Tondi's new 6 cylinder car; it's freakin' Mantis!"

"How was that 1 kilo steak you had for dinner last night?"
"Mantis!"

"She gave me a hummer....Mantis!"
by Scooby Smithers December 08, 2011
 
5.
Word decribing how a girl behaves towards guys. It can be used as a verb or as a noun.

The female praying mantis bites the head off a male during sex to encourage ejaculation. If a girl is being a mantis, or doing a mantis, she's going quickly from male to male, getting what she wants.

Did you see Jess and Steve? He bought her dinner and a necklace and she dumped him, she did a total mantis.

Krystle fucked three guys this weekend. What a mantis.
by Annamonkey July 19, 2006
 
6.
Zorak from Space Ghost
Zorak on SGC2C: I am the lone locust, er, MANTIS of the apocalypse!
by ronnie April 18, 2005
 
7.
Word decribing how a girl behaves towards guys. It can be used as a verb or as a noun.

The female praying mantis bites the head off a male during sex to encourage ejaculation. If a girl is being a mantis, or doing a mantis, she's going quickly from male to male, getting what she wants.
Did you see Jess and Steve? He bought her dinner and a necklace and she dumped him. She totally did a mantis.

Krystle fucked three guys this weekend. What a mantis.
by Annamonkey July 16, 2006