Meaning of Liff: LONGNIDDRY to LUDLOW
(Liff words collected: 550)
LONGNIDDRY : (n.) A droplet which persists in running out of your nose.
LOSSIEMOUTH : (n.) One of those middle-aged ladies with just a hint of a luxuriant handlebar moustache.
LOUTH : (n.) The sort of man who wears loud check jackets, has a personalised tankard behind the bar and always gets served before you do.
LOW ARDWELL : (n.) Seductive remark made hopefully in the back of a taxi.
LOW EGGBOROUGH : (n.) A quiet little unregarded man in glasses who is building a new kind of atomic bomb in his garden shed.
LOWER PEOVER : (n.) Common solution to the problems of a humby (q.v.)
LOWESTOFT : (n.) (a) The balls of wool which collect on nice new sweaters. (b) The correct name for 'navel fluff'.
LOWTHER : (vb.) (Of a large group of people who have been to the cinema together.) To stand aimlessly about on the pavement and argue about whether to go and eat either a Chinese meal nearby or an Indian meal at a restaurant which somebody says is very good but isn't certain where it is, or have a drink and think about it, or just go home, or have a Chinese meal nearby - until by the time agreement is reached everything is shut.
LUBCROY : (n.) The telltale little lump in the top of your swimming trunks which tells you are going to have to spend half an hour with a safety pin trying to pull the drawstring out again.
LUDLOW : (n.) A wad of newspaper, folded tablenapkin or lump of cardboard put under a wobbly table or chair to make it stand up straight. It is perhaps not widely known that air-ace Sir Douglas Bader used to get about on an enormous pair of ludlows before he had his artificial legs fitted.
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