screaming abdabs

screaming abdabs
screaming habdabs or screaming abdabs see under ↑habdabs
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Main Entry:scream

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  • screaming abdabs — Noun. Terror, the frights, nerves. E.g. He s got the screaming abdabs since failing his driving exam 6 times. Cf. abdabs 1940s …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • screaming abdabs — noun A state of extreme nervousness. Meanwhile, down the road a piece, another British firm has had an attack of the abdabs …   Wiktionary

  • screaming habdabs — (informal) A bad case of this involving hysterical crying • • • Main Entry: ↑habdabs screaming habdabs or screaming abdabs see under ↑habdabs • • • Main Entry: ↑scream …   Useful english dictionary

  • the screaming abdabs — nervous anxiety or irritation. → abdabs …   English new terms dictionary

  • screaming (h)abdabs — n pl British a state of mental agitation bordering on hysteria. Usually heard in the phrase It gives me (a case of) the screaming abdabs : it makes me extremely irri tated, agitated …   Contemporary slang

  • 'abdabs — n pl British See screaming abdabs …   Contemporary slang

  • abdabs — (also habdabs) plural noun Brit. informal (often in phr. the screaming abdabs) nervous anxiety or irritation. Origin 1940s: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • abdabs — Noun. Terror, the frights, nerves. Often heard as the screaming abdabs. Also very occasionally habdabs . 1940s …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • abdabs, give one the —  1. Make one irritable or annoyed.  2. See also screaming abdabs.  3. Occ. habdabs …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • screaming (h)abdabs, give one the —  Make one intensely irritable or annoyed …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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