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licorice pizza

slang A vinyl phonograph record, the black, shiny appearance of which resembles that of black licorice candy. I used to love working in the record store, flipping through all the licorice pizza and chatting to people about different bands they like. I sold my licorice pizza collection in college to help make ends meet, but not a day goes by that I don't regret doing it.
See also: licorice, pizza

My Very Eager Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas

A mnemonic device for remembering the names of the eight planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, as well as the dwarf planet Pluto. (The phrase was in use before Pluto had ceased to be considered a true planet.) A: "Let's see, there's Mercury, um… Earth, Mars… Uranus… dang, I can never remember all the planets' names!" B: "Well, try to remember this—My Very Eager Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas." A: "Hey, Pluto isn't a planet anymore!"
See also: eager, just, mother, nine, Pizza, Serve, very

My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas

A mnemonic device for remembering the names of the eight planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, as well as the dwarf planet Pluto. (The phrase was in use before Pluto had ceased to be considered a true planet.) A: "Let's see, there's Mercury, um… Earth, Mars… Uranus… dang, I can never remember all the planets' names!" B: "Well, try to remember this—My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas." A: "Hey, Pluto isn't a planet anymore!"

pizza face

slang A derogatory term for someone with very bad acne or severe scarring therefrom. Sometimes hyphenated. I was a bit of a pizza face in high school, but thankfully, my face cleared up in college. Wow, a pizza-face like you will never get a date to the dance!
See also: face, pizza

pizza puss

slang A derogatory term for someone with very bad acne or severe scarring therefrom. Sometimes hyphenated. I was a bit of a pizza puss in high school, but thankfully, my face cleared up in college. A pizza-puss like you will never get a date to the dance!
See also: pizza, puss

road pizza

1. slang The (usually flattened) remains of dead animal in the road after having been struck and killed by a motor vehicle; roadkill. There were more road pizzas than we could count along that stretch of the highway.
2. slang The victim of a car accident whose body is badly mutilated. Be sure to wear your seatbelt. You don't want to end up as a road pizza, do you?
See also: pizza, road
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crater-face

and pizza-face and pizza-puss and zit-face
n. a person with acne or many acne scars. (Intended as jocular. Rude and derogatory.) I gotta get some kind of medicine for these pimples. I’m getting to be a regular crater-face. I don’t want to end up a zit-face, but I love chocolate!

pizza-face

verb

pizza-puss

verb

licorice pizza

n. a 33.3 (speed) vinyl record. (Contrived.) Why don’t you replace all these silly licorice pizzas with real CDs?
See also: licorice, pizza

road pizza

n. a dead animal on the road. A bunch of crows were feasting on road pizza when we drove by.
See also: pizza, road
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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