number one(s)


number one(s)
   1. urination
   Mainly nursery usage.
   2. self-interest
   Perhaps from the adage Number one comes first:
    ... he believes trade policy should be founded on protection. Look after Number One. (A. Clark, 1993)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • number one — 1. oneself, esp. one s own well being or interests: to look out for number one. 2. a person, company, etc., that is first in rank, order, or prestige: Our team is number one. 3. of the highest in quality, status, importance, etc.; first rate: a… …   Universalium

  • number one(1) — or[Number One(1)] {n. phr.}, {informal} Yourself; your own interests; your private or selfish advantage. Usually used in the phrase look out for number one . * /He was well known for his habit of always looking out for number one./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • number one(1) — or[Number One(1)] {n. phr.}, {informal} Yourself; your own interests; your private or selfish advantage. Usually used in the phrase look out for number one . * /He was well known for his habit of always looking out for number one./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • number one — I. noun Date: circa 1705 1. one s own interests or welfare ; oneself < looking out for number one > often written No. 1 2. one that is first in rank, importance, or influence often written No. 1 II. adjective Date: 1839 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • number one(2) — {adj. phr.} 1. Of first rank or importance; foremost; principal. * /He is easily America s number one golfer./ 2. Of first grade; of top quality; best. * /That is number one western steer beef./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • number one(2) — {adj. phr.} 1. Of first rank or importance; foremost; principal. * /He is easily America s number one golfer./ 2. Of first grade; of top quality; best. * /That is number one western steer beef./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • number one — 1. adjective First; foremost; best. Commuting to work is the number one reason to own a car. 2. noun a) the most important person, notably who is in charge b) …   Wiktionary


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