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not just whistling dixie

Slang definitions & phrases for not just whistling dixie

not just whistling Dixie

verb phrase

To be saying something important or useful: When they warned us about this they weren't just whistling Dixie

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whistle dixie


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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