hoagy

hoagy

[hoh-gee]
Also, hoagie.


Origin:
1965–70, Americanism; a number of anecdotal hypotheses have been advanced as to the orig. of the word, most claiming it to be derivative of hog, either in reference to pork as an ingredient, or as an epithet for a person capable of eating such a sandwich, or alluding to Hog Island, an industrial and shipping area of South Philadelphia; but corroborating evidence is lacking; see -ie


See hero sandwich.
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Carmichael

[kahr-mahy-kuhl]
noun
1.
Hoagland Howard [hohg-luhnd] , ("Hoagy") 1899–1981, U.S. songwriter and musician.
2.
Stokely [stohk-lee] , (Kwame Ture) 1941–1998, U.S. civil-rights leader, born in Trinidad: chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee 1966–67.
3.
a town in central California, near Sacramento.
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Carmichael (kɑːˈmaɪkəl)
 
n
Hoaglund Howard (ˈhəʊɡlənd), known as Hoagy. 1899--1981, US pianist, singer, and composer of such standards as "Star Dust" (1929).

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submarine definition


  1. n.
    and sub; hoagy; torpedo; grinder; poor boy; hero. a long sandwich containing many different foods. (Sometimes many feet long. It is cut into smaller segments for serving a group. Usually contains sliced meats and cheese, as well as tomatoes and onions. Terms vary depending on where you are in the country.) : He ordered a submarine, but he couldn't finish it.
  2. n.
    a large marijuana cigarette. : Look at the size of that sub!
  3. n.
    [menstrual] tampon. : My God! I'm out of submarines!
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