(a) technicolor yawn


(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 process)

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

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  • technicolor yawn — n. vomit. (See also throw a technicolor yawn.) □ This horrible pizza will bring on a few technicolor yawns if we serve it. □ Who did the technicolor yawn in the bushes? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • technicolor\ yawn — Vomit. I opened my mouth to speak, but all that came out was a technicolor yawn …   Dictionary of american slang

  • technicolor\ yawn — Vomit. I opened my mouth to speak, but all that came out was a technicolor yawn …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Technicolor yawn — noun An act of vomiting …   Wiktionary

  • Technicolor yawn — vomit …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • technicolor yawn — Australian Slang vomit …   English dialects glossary

  • technicolor yawn — …   Useful english dictionary

  • a technicolor yawn — Meaning Vomiting. Origin One of the many colourful Australian phrases for vomiting …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • throw a technicolor yawn — tv. to vomit. (See also technicolor yawn.) □ One look at the food, and I almost threw a technicolor yawn. □ John stumbled into the living and threw a technicolor yawn on the new carpet …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Yawn (disambiguation) — Yawn or yawning may refer to:Yawn* A yawn is a reflex of deep inhalation and exhalation associated with being tired, with a need to sleep, or from lack of stimulation. * The Hippo s Yawn is a rock in Western Australia resembling to a yawning… …   Wikipedia


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