mow the lawn

mow the/(one's) lawn

1. Literally, to cut the grass in one's lawn or yard using a mower. I need to go mow the lawn before it starts to rain.
2. slang To comb one's hair. Go mow your lawn before church.
3. slang To smoke marijuana. Just tell your parents you're going to mow the lawn with us—they won't know what you mean.
See also: lawn, mow

mow the lawn

and mow one’s lawn
tv. to comb one’s hair. I’ll be with you as soon as I mow the lawn. Don’t you think you better mow your lawn?
See also: lawn, mow
References in classic literature ?
"He can mow the lawn and run errands when the horses do not need atten- tion," she explained to her husband.
You wake up in the morning, you've got to read all the Sunday papers, the kids are running round, you've got to mow the lawn, wash the car, and you think Sunday, bloody Sunday."
Mow the lawn first to break up the garlic and allow penetration of the weed killer.
YOU don't just mow the lawn when you've won millions on the lottery - you Moet it.
Daniel Farrington, 70, offered to mow the lawn of a woman he knew.
But when they stopped by to mow the lawn, they found the home was gone, with only a slab of foundation remaining.
Wait at least another three days before you mow the lawn to allow the weedkillers to get down to the plant roots.
Remember you will not be able to mow the lawn until June when the bulb foliage dies down.
Increasing numbers of gardeners are spotting signs of climate change in their backyards, including having to mow the lawn more frequently and for longer in the year, a survey claims.
cities, 17% of children whose parents were deemed as "strict" via observations of parent-child interaction (which evidently did not include orders to chop wood or mow the lawn) were overweight, versus 10% of children whose parents were considered "neglectful" or "permissive" and only 4% of parents described as "flexible rule setters" but who did set rules for their children.
Miracle-Gro himself think I'll be any happier if I only have to mow the lawn twice a year?
"I wanted to prove you can mow the lawn from the comfort of your own buggy."
Now-Archbishop Somerville undoubtedly would be allowed to live there, should he wish, but it is unlikely he would have to mow the lawn or stoke the furnace.
The coalition says that some provisions are as low as $5 million, which it says is barely enough to mow the lawn for the first 30 years of mandated post-closure care.
Financial assurance bonds should be increased to reflect the true cost of long-term landfill maintenance, the coalition says, noting that some provisions are as low as $5 million, barely enough to mow the lawn for the first 30 years of mandated post-closure care, they contend.