someone very skilled or proficient
John was a crackerjack of a mechanic: he could make a Mustang hum going in reverse.
1. to dance to, sing to or play boogie-woogie music
2. to engage in any lively or upbeat popular music or dance
especially rock and roll or 1970's disco
3. to party especially when drugs are involved
4. (also BOOGIE-WOOGIE) to engage in habitual lifestyle of immoral or destructive vices
The rich couple had cocaine and other party favors and had their friends over at the mansion to boogie all night long.
Interjection of annoyance or anger, like dammit!, son-of-a-bitch!, etc.: much stronger than "for Pete's sake!"
Stop playing with those girlish toys and act
like a boy, for Christ's sake!
also "crissakes!" or "Christ sake!"
crazy, nuts, insane, having flipped one's lid
You want to bungie jump off the Empire State Building: you are totally off your trolley !!!
If that polecat comes on my farm to steal my cow I will have my trusty gun and loyal dog a-waitin' fer him!
The cowboy always travelled on the drive with a bottle of Who-Hit-John in his hand.
to casually chuck or throw small stones or rocks
The boys were piffen yonnies at birds over the riverbank.