3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Screwing \Screw"ing\, a. & n. from {Screw}, verb (used with an object)

{Screwing machine}. See {Screw machine}, under {Screw}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Screw \Screw\ (skr[udd]), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Screwed} (skr[udd]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Screwing}.]

1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to screw a lock on a door; to screw a press.

2. To force; to squeeze; to press, as by screws.

But screw your courage to the sticking place, And we'll not fail. --Shak.

3. Hence: To practice extortion upon; to oppress by unreasonable or extortionate exactions.

Our country landlords, by unmeasurable screwing and racking their tenants, have already reduced the miserable people to a worse condition than the peasants in France. --swift.

4. To twist; to distort; as, to screw his visage.

He screwed his face into a hardened smile. --Dryden.

5. To examine rigidly, as a student; to subject to a severe examination. [Cant, American Colleges]

{To screw out}, to press out; to extort.

{To screw up}, (a) to force; to bring by violent pressure. --Howell. (b) to damage by unskillful effort; to bungle; to botch; to mess up; as, he screwed up the contract negotiations, and we lost the deal. (c) [intrans.] to fail by unskillful effort, usually causing unpleasant consequences.

{To screw in}, to force in by turning or twisting.

{Screw around}, (a) to act aimlessly or unproductively. (b) to commit adultery; to be sexually promiscuous.

{Screw around with}, to operate or make changes on (a machine or device) without expert knowledge; to fiddle with. [Colloq.] . -->

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: slang for sexual intercourse [syn: {fuck}, {fucking}, {screw}, {screwing}, {ass}, {nooky}, {nookie}, {piece of ass}, {piece of tail}, {roll in the hay}, {shag}, {shtup}]

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