Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

usual suspects, the

Slang definitions & phrases for usual suspects, the

usual suspects, the

noun phrase

The persons one would expect: The amusing Rossini concert was well executed by the usual suspects (Hampson, Marilyn Horne, Samuel Ramey, June Anderson)/ We are given new perspectives on those who are the usual suspects in any consideration of modern lesbian writing: Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf, H.D. and Djuna Barnes

[1943+; fr an order given by Claude Rains as the French police official in the 1943 movie Casablanca]

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

Word of the Day

Nearby words for usual suspects, the

Word Value for usual

Scrabble Words With Friends