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quench (one's) thirst at any dirty puddle

To be sexually promiscuous. In my day, you had one sexual partner your whole life—now, people will just quench their thirst at any dirty puddle!
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the biggest frog in the puddle

The most powerful, influential, knowledgeable, or experienced person within a small group. This phrase often implies that the person may not have as much clout in a larger group or arena of some kind. Since she was so popular and well-known within the walls of her small high school, Jennifer was used to being the biggest frog in the puddle. Once she started attending a large state university, however, she suddenly realized that it would take a lot more effort to make friends. His coarse management style has made it evident that he was used to being the biggest frog in the puddle. That attitude certainly won't be tolerated by anyone at his new company.
See also: big, frog, puddle

biggest frog in the puddle

 and biggest toad in the puddle
Prov. The most important or powerful person in some small, unimportant group. Jill: Elaine seems to be obsessed with becoming class president. Jane: Yes, she really wants to be the biggest frog in the puddle. The people in my office don't care about doing their work; mostly they compete over who will be the biggest toad in the puddle.
See also: big, frog, puddle

puddle jumper

n. a small airplane. I’m not going to fly 200 miles in that puddle jumper!
See also: puddle
References in classic literature ?
But she really had stepped into the puddle at the door, and her left foot was wet up to the ankle and her overshoe full of water.
Many breeders resort their cattle by bringing them to the wetlands and puddles to cool their animals.
Islamabad -- As a result of recent rains, major arteries and roads in the federal capital have turned into puddles, creating nuisance for commuters and motorists, who only struggle to wade through the waterfilled broken roads.
Jumping Puddles comes from women's theatre company Open Clasp in collaboration with Frantic Assembly and tells the story of Grace and Anna who find themselves trying to stay afloat as they jump from one puddle of emotion to another.
Oh, you've just missed them," says the publicist for Jumping Puddles, the new play from theatre company Open Clasp.
SCORES of sopping-wet Welsh pedestrians have complained to police after being splashed when motorists drove through puddles, figures show.
One unlucky resident of the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, said they were soaked "at least five times" by drivers speeding through puddles in Rissington Road.
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Therefore imagine my bemusement with the various attempts to clean up the puddles that ensued.
I recently finished driver's ed and in it, they told us that when we drive through puddles, our brakes get wet, which is true.
FHM used in its December 2007 issue a stock image of Puddles the Clown alongside an article branding clowns "grown men with long-term tik (drug) habits, dressed like transvestites from hell".
For mud, cut four small puddles and one large puddle from brown felt.
hololius in several rocky, ephemeral, rainwater puddles all over the hills and foothills in rocky hillocks of Gingee, Southern Eastern Ghats, Tamilnadu, India.
The reason for the congestion was simple, huge puddles had formed on the roads.
If there are no oncoming vehicles, avoid big puddles on the road as heavy rain can hide potholes that can damage your wheels and suspension parts.