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dust

1. noun, informal A disturbance or commotion. The supervisor is going to kick up a dust if he finds out about this. There's a lot of police activity around here lately. We should wait for the dust to settle before we start dealing again.
2. noun, slang Any powdered illicit drug, especially cocaine. Here's $50. See if you can score us some dust for the party tonight.
3. verb, slang To murder (someone). He started talking smack, so I pulled out my Glock and dusted the fool.
4. verb, slang To defeat (someone) handily or thoroughly in a competition, especially a race. The high school senior dusted the rest of the competition in today's 400m dash.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

dust

1. in. to leave; to depart. They dusted out of there at about midnight.
2. tv. to defeat someone; to win out over someone. We dusted the other team, eighty-seven to fifty-four.
3. tv. to kill someone. (Underworld.) The gang set out to dust the witnesses but got only one of them.
4. n. fine tobacco for rolling cigarettes. (Prisons.) How about trading a little dust for this candy bar?
5. n. a powdered drug: heroin, phencyclidine (PCP), cocaine; fine cannabis. (Drugs.) It’s the dust that can really do you damage.
6. tv. to add a powdered drug to the end of a (tobacco or cannabis) cigarette. (Drugs.) Pete dusted one, then lit it up.
7. n. worthless matter. John said that Frank was going to be dust if Mr. Gutman ever heard about what happened.
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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