technicolour yawn

technicolour yawn
Noun. An act of vomiting. Jocular usage. Orig Aust. 1960s

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • technicolour yawn — noun (slang) Vomit, in reference to its variegated appearance • • • Main Entry: ↑Technicolor® …   Useful english dictionary

  • technicolour yawn — /tɛknɪkʌlə ˈjɔn/ (say teknikuluh yawn) noun Colloquial the act of vomiting. Also, technicolor yawn …  

  • technicolour yawn — Australian English Vomit …   English dialects glossary

  • technicolour yawn — n an act of vomiting. An Australian expression of the early 1960s, popular ised in Britain by the Barry McKenzie comic strip by Barry Humphries and Nicholas Garland …   Contemporary slang

  • yawn — 1) n something extremely boring, dull or unin spiring. A colloquial term, particularly prevalent in middle class usage. It is either a noun, as in the film was a total yawn or an interjection, as in they took us round the exhibition yawn! . A… …   Contemporary slang

  • multicolour yawn — noun vomit Syn: chunder, liquid laugh, pavement pizza, technicolour yawn …   Wiktionary

  • (a) technicolor yawn —    vomiting due to drunkenness    Of obvious imagery:     No sooner was Lord Matey allowed back than he failed to stifle a technicolour yawn and swamped the entire bar. (Private Eye, February, 1988 note the Anglicization of the American film… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Barry McKenzie — Barry Bazza McKenzie (full name: Barrington Bradman Bing McKenzie)Rebecca Coyle and Michael Hannan: [http://www.latrobe.edu.au/screeningthepast/firstrelease/fr 18/RCfr18b.html Marking time in the Barry McKenzie films music] , La Trobe University …   Wikipedia

  • chunder — I Australian Slang vomit; be sick; substance vomited (probably rhyming slang Chunder Loo = spew , from the advertising character drawn by Norman Lindsay, Australian artist) II Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) to vomit III Cumbrian Dictionary ( v chundur) …   English dialects glossary

  • Technicolor® — /tekˈni kul ər/ noun A process of colour photography in motion pictures in which films of the same scene, using different filters, are projected simultaneously techˈnicolour adjective 1. (modelled on above) in artificially or exaggeratedly bright …   Useful english dictionary

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