Found 1,981 phrases starting with B:


basket houseA cafe or similar establishment where musical performances are given and the performers are then paid with money placed in a basket by members of the audience.Rate it:
bass-ackwardAlternative form of bass-ackwards.Rate it:
bass-ackwardsAlternative form of ass-backwardsRate it:
bass-ackwardsAlternative form of ass-backwards.Rate it:
bassackwardAlternative form of bass-ackwards.Rate it:
bassackwardsAlternative form of bass-ackwards.Rate it:
bastardly gullionA bastard's bastard.Rate it:
bat a thousandTo achieve perfection.Rate it:
bat a thousandTo achieve success at each attempt.Rate it:
bat a thousandTo reach first base on every at-bat.Rate it:
bat an eyelashTo react in any slight way; to respond.Rate it:
bat an eyelidTo react in any slight way; to respond.Rate it:
bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:
bat aroundTo discuss.Rate it:
bat awayTo knock an object, usually a ball.Rate it:
bat awayTo avoid by diverting the focus of a discussion.Rate it:
bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:
bat for both sidesTo be a batter for both teams in an amateur baseball game.Rate it:
bat for the other teamTo be homosexual.Rate it:
bat inTo bat so that a runner on base effects.Rate it:
bat one's eyelashesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:
bat one's eyesTo signal or feign by fluttering one's eyelids, as romantic interest.Rate it:
bat outto expel, using bats, paddles or similar things.Rate it:
bat outto churn out, produce hurriedlyRate it:
bat outto flatten somethingRate it:
bat outto continue battingRate it:
bat the breezeTo chat; to shoot the breeze.Rate it:
bathtub ginGin or a similar alcoholic beverage which is of very poor quality, as if made by a homebrewer in a bathtub.Rate it:
batten downTo close or make watertight, referring to hatches and cargo.Rate it:
Batten Down the HatchesTo prepare for any sort of emergency before time by taking proper measuresRate it:
batten down the hatchesPrepare for trouble.Rate it:
battle cryBy extension, a strong motto or purpose statement, especially in regards to winning a goal in sports, games or work.Rate it:
battle crySomething the troops yell out when going to war or battle.Rate it:
battle outTo argue or fight over and reach a conclusion; to air out one's grievances.Rate it:
bawdy basketThe twenty-third rank of canters, who carry pins, tape, ballads, and obscene books to sell, but live mostly by stealing.Rate it:
bawl outTo deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.Rate it:
bawl outTo have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.Rate it:
bbiabBe back in a bit.Rate it:
bbiafmInitialism of be back in a few minutes.Rate it:
BBLAbbreviation of be back later.Rate it:
bblAbbreviation of barrel, notably for oil.Rate it:
BBSInitialism of be back soon.Rate it:
bbsAlternative letter-case form of BBS.Rate it:
BCNUInitialism of bis-chloroethylnitrosourea.Rate it:
be a hundred years too earlyTo be so immature and unprepared as to be hopelessly unable to achieve something.Rate it:
be a manTo put up with something or take responsibility for it; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.Rate it:
be absorbed byLose one's identity in.Rate it:
be afterTo try to obtain.Rate it:
be afterTo try to capture.Rate it:
be all earsTo listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate.Rate it:

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