Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To fool around or go about.
  • adjective Unstylish, clichéd, or outmoded.

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  • adjective UK slang In poor taste.
  • adjective Polari Bad; tasteless.
  • adjective UK slang Poorly thought out, not workable, or otherwise not very good.
  • adjective Polari Heterosexual.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Origin unknown.]

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Possibly of dialectal origin.]

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  • (Brit. slang) worthless, useless; tacky, tasteless, unfashionable.

    May 13, 2008