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bleed the lizard

vulgar slang To urinate, said of or by a male. After my third cup of coffee, I really had to go bleed the lizard.
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flat out like a lizard drinking

1. adjective Very busy; preoccupied with many different things at once. Primarily heard in Australia. Sorry I couldn't make it to lunch today, I've been flat out like a lizard drinking all day. I've been flat out like a lizard drinking at work lately—I barely have time to see my kids anymore.
2. adverb At the greatest possible speed, efficiency, or power. Primarily heard in Australia. We drove that car through town flat out like a lizard drinking. The whole team is working flat out like a lizard drinking to get this project finished on time.
See also: drink, flat, like, lizard, out

lot lizard

slang A prostitute who primarily or solely solicits sexual services in parking lots used by truck drivers. Primarily heard in US. Like clockwork, the lot lizards start scoping out potential customers as soon as the sun sets.
See also: lizard, lot

lounge lizard

A man who frequents bars and clubs in an attempt to meet women. Primarily heard in US. That dive bar is filled with nothing but troublemakers and lounge lizards.
See also: lizard, lounge

viviparous lizard

A European species of lizard, so named because the females give birth to live young (as opposed to laying eggs). Today, we're going to study the viviparous lizard.
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lounge lizard

A man interested in snaring a wealthy woman. The phrase was first heard after World War I, when it was applied to musicians who performed in supper clubs and kept an eye out for susceptible women of means. As the century progressed, a man didn't have to be a musician; any well-dressed predatory male earned that phrase. Some say “lizard” referred to reptile shoes that were popular footwear; other say the word applies to the men's low-life character. “Lounge lizard” is the male equivalent of “gold digger.”
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The Bengal monitor lizard identified in Heathrow was around one foot in length and CITES officials said they believe it to be a juvenile.
The story ends with a pleasant interaction between Daniel and Clara, while the lizard kingdom celebrated the restoration of their king, plus the reading of beloved stories by Clara to the kingdom.
Last month, Texas' endangered species chief said these "frac-sand" operations posed a "significant" risk to a plan meant to protect the lizard and the 248,686 acres it lives on.
Once they've caught a lizard, researchers measure everything from its length to the size of its jaws.
Children could easily catch the lizard to observe its antics up close before freeing it.
They indicate that these lizard species build up a toxic substance called biliverdin.
The rescuers caught the lizard and safely transferred it in to a safe transport container, much to everyone's relief.
The Italian wall lizard, Podareis siculus, is an opportunistic, omnivorous, lacertid lizard native to Italy and the east Adriatic coast.
Beautiful photography and packed with bite size facts and information, this is a good book to read with Mum and Dad before purchasing your first lizard.
Herpetology keeper Ruth Smith said: "In many ways the Bell's anglehead lizard is a real underdog.
When the car was checked a red bag was discovered which was carrying a lizard named Tokay Gecko.
Police are appealing for information after the black throated monitor lizard was taken from a pet shop in Walton by burglars on Monday night.
After all, the more of the lizard there is, the more there is for a predator to grab.
Previous studies have examined how foraging by the Texas horned lizard, Phrynosoma cornutum, may be influenced by rates of harvest of ants (Munger, 1984).
A RARE lizard survived a 3,000-mile flight in a freezing cold luggage hold - only to then be put through the wash by an unsuspecting holidaymaker.