(a) wide-on


(a) wide-on
   American
   female heterosexual lust
   I suppose from the inappropriateness of hard-on. Also figurative use:
    That's the one thing about lady analysts... once in a while they fall in love with a stock, usually because they get a wide-on for the management. (M. Thomas, 1985)

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

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  • Wide gauge — Wide Wide (w[imac]d), a. [Compar. {Wider} ( [ e]r); superl. {Widest}.] [OE. wid, wyde, AS. w[=i]d; akin to OFries. & OS. w[=i]d, D. wijd, G. weit, OHG. w[=i]t, Icel. v[=i][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. vid; of uncertain origin.] 1. Having considerable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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