Think ‘stage fright’. A dollop of dread is anything that makes you feel an acceptable, or sometimes expected, sensation of anxiety or tension, but usually not enough to persuade you away from whatever caused it.
I had a real dollop of dread before that last test we had to take, but I think I did alright.
Someone who is either always travelling to tropical locations, has a strong taste for anything exotic, or possesses a happy carefree personality – similar to someone who is about to go on holiday.
Roy is a real Bohama Banana. He's always wearing Hawaiian shirts and dressed with a smile.
Any thing or anyone that offers security and comfort. Usually a word that refers to children and their dependency on particular security blankets, stuffed toys, mother figures, etc. May be used in later years to refer to a lover or affectionate mentor.
Little Danny loved his snug a roo roo. It was really hard when he came an age where he had to give it up.
May refer to an item for sale that isn't worth selling, or to describe someone who is particularly tight-fisted when it comes to money.
Ha! I wouldn't give you a nickel or a dime for that lot!
Someone who has been smoked has either been taken advantage of and then discarded, or left to take the blame for something they weren’t actually responsible for.
I've been smoked! Now what am I supposed to do?