Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Word of the Year is...

large charge

Slang definitions & phrases for large charge

large charge

noun phrase

  1. Great pleasure; charge, kick: I can hardly do justice to the large charge I get out of you
  2. big shot (1940s+ Students fr jive talk)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for large charge
Historical Examples
  • They load their muskets with a large charge of both powder and shot.

  • The load was a spherical bullet and a large charge of powder.

    Pistol and Revolver Shooting A. L. A. Himmelwright
  • Some two hours later, having prepared a large charge of guncotton, we went below and laid it.

    Fighting the Boche Underground Harry Davis Trounce
  • And worse than that, this 109 burning powder was near a large charge that had been hoisted up but not used.

    Two Boys of the Battleship Frank V. Webster
  • Bob poured a large charge of powder into his gun, and, taking a bullet from his pouch, he felt in his pocket for the patching.

    The Graysons Edward Eggleston

Word of the Day

Word Value for large

6
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for large charge