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a pile Jack Rice couldn't jump over

old-fashioned A particularly large sum of money. A reference to a famous steeplechaser (a horse that jumps over obstacles in a race) by the name of Jack Rice. Primarily heard in Australia. He had been expecting a pile Jack Rice couldn't jump over, so his face fell when I told him he'd only won about $100.
See also: jack, jump, over, pile, rice

a roll Jack Rice couldn't jump over

old-fashioned A particularly large sum of money. A reference to a famous steeplechaser (a horse that jumps over obstacles in a race) by the name of Jack Rice. Primarily heard in Australia. He had been expecting a roll Jack Rice couldn't jump over, so his face fell when I told him he'd only won about $100.
See also: jack, jump, over, rice, roll

as the white on rice

(As close) as possible. If that forward tries to get in our zone, I'll be as close to him as the white on rice! You better pass this test, or else I'll be on you as the white on rice, monitoring your every move when you claim to be doing homework.
See also: on, rice, white

like (the) white on rice

Extremely close; as close as possible. If that forward tries to get in our zone, I'll be on him like white on rice! You better pass this test, or else I'll be on you like the white on rice for the rest of the semester to make sure you're doing homework.
See also: like, on, rice, white

motorized rice

slang Maggots. I opened up the lid of the garbage can, and the whole thing was crawling with motorized rice.
See also: rice

rice burner

offensive slang A typically light and fast car or motorcycle manufactured in an East Asian country, especially Japan. Often used derogatorily, the term is typically considered racist for its use of rice as a stereotypical representative of such countries (where it is a staple food). A: "Check out the rice burner with the huge spoiler." B: "A rice burner? That's a bit politically incorrect, don't you think?" My old Mustang can go toe to toe with the fastest rice burners out there.
See also: burner, rice

rice grinder

offensive slang A typically light and fast car or motorcycle manufactured in an East Asian country, especially Japan. Often used derogatorily, the term is typically considered racist for its use of rice as a stereotypical representative of such countries (where it is a staple food). A: "Check out the rice grinder with the huge spoiler." B: "A rice grinder? That's a bit politically incorrect, don't you think?" My old Mustang can go toe to toe with the fastest rice grinders out there.
See also: grinder, rice

rice rocket

offensive slang A typically light and fast car or motorcycle manufactured in an East Asian country, especially Japan. Often used derogatorily, the term is typically considered racist for its use of rice as a stereotypical representative of such countries (where it is a staple food). A: "Check out the rice rocket with the huge spoiler." B: "A rice rocket? That's a bit politically incorrect, don't you think?" My old Mustang can go toe to toe with the fastest rice rockets out there.
See also: rice, rocket

white on rice

As close as can be. Often used in the phrase "like white on rice." If that forward tries to get in our zone, I'll be on him like white on rice! You better pass this test, or else I'll be on you like white on rice, monitoring your every move when you claim to be doing homework.
See also: on, rice, white

a roll Jack Rice couldn't jump over

a large quantity of money. Australian informal
See also: jack, jump, over, rice, roll

like the white on rice

and as the white on rice
phr. as close as anything can be. Those two are really close—like the white on rice.
See also: like, on, rice, white

as the white on rice

verb
See also: on, rice, white

motorized rice

n. maggots. This dead squirrel stinks and it’s alive with motorized rice!
See also: rice

rice-rocket

n. a Japanese motorcycle; a crotch-rocket from Japan. He added a crack-rack to his rice-rocket.
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