to be touchy, to be easily provoked (During the 19th century, a person in the united states would challenge others to a fight by placing a wooden chip on his/her shoulder and daring them to knock it off, and if the other person did so, the fight was on.)
Man, You sure do have a chip on your shoulder today.
1. a brief period of relaxation or indulgence
2. a brief sexual encounter
He had a fling with my aunt and the tabloids blew it out of proportion.
a confusing and chaotic place
The demonstration turned into a zoo so quickly.
a gymnasium(an abbreviation)
Go work out at the gym and get off my case.
1. bland pre-recorded background music heard in elevators and other public places
2. any uninteresting music
I hate that muzak in the office.
a woman's pubic hair
Her carpet was well trimmed.
1. an unofficial source of rumors or news
2. formal dance move characterized by side steps and stepping across the support foot
Learned of the accusations from the grapevine.