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a visit from (Aunt) Flo

euphemism The time during which a woman menstruates; a woman's period. A pun on the female name "Flo" (a shortening of Florence) and the "flow" of blood from the uterus that occurs during menstruation. I always get horrible cramps whenever I get a visit from Aunt Flo. Do you think you might be pregnant? How long has it been since you've had a visit from Flo?
See also: Flo, visit

Aunt Flo

euphemism A humorous term for a menstrual period. A pun on the "flow" of blood and tissue from the uterus. Ugh, I have horrible cramps because Aunt Flo has come to town.
See also: aunt, Flo

to' up from the flo' up

slang Extremely drunk or intoxicated with drugs. (A colloquial way of saying "tore up from the floor up," with "to'" being pronounced like "toe.") We all going to the club tonight to get to' up from the flo' up! They'd been mixing pills and booze all night, so they were to' up from the flo' up.
See also: up
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Aunt Flo

n. a woman’s menstrual period. (see also visit from Flo. Refers to the menstrual flow.) I am sorry to announce that Aunt Flo has come for a visit.
See also: aunt, Flo

to up (from the flo up)

(ˈto əp frəm ðə ˈflo əp)
mod. tore [torn] up from the floor up = messed up; hungover. (Streets.) What’s in you? You to up from the flo up!
See also: flo, to, up

visit from Flo

(...ˈflo)
n. a menstrual period. (see also Aunt Flo.) I am expecting a visit from Flo, but she seems late.
See also: Flo, visit
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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