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A flotation vest kept handy especially by navy pilots in WW II in case the need to ditch into the ocean arose. Named in honour of the uberboobed actress.
If it were not for his Mae West, your grandfather would not have returned from that mission.
by Bernard Stein October 11, 2005

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All the language ever used by The King.The intonation he uses.
Q: Do you speak elvish?
A: Yes I do. "Thank you. Thank you very much."
by Bernard Stein October 11, 2005

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Lacking in taste...common...vulgar..no sense of style..lacks propriety. {adj. from european spanish). A wealthy person can be as cursi as a poor one.
Que cursi es este vestido!
by Bernard Stein October 09, 2005

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A fellow who goes about smelling girls' bicycle seats on hot summer days. {noun, Ontario slang from '50s}
Pete's not into dating, but he's the worst quiff in the school.
by Bernard Stein October 10, 2005

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A designator referring to a specific religion practiced by a specific group of originally semitic peoples. An accurate definition beyond this point is impossible because of the myriad connotations, both positive and negative, which this word has. Elaborate definitions simply fall into racist rant, ignorant generalizations,stereotypes, and transparent envy.
Too many people would have you believe that generosity is foreign to Jews.
by Bernard Stein October 10, 2005

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