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snake eyes

noun, (used with a plural verb) Craps.
a cast of two; two aces.
Origin of snake eyes
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There were perhaps a dozen of them altogether, and in the midst of the band I saw the evil face and snake-eyes of Tom Terrill.

    Blindfolded Earle Ashley Walcott
  • It was to reach the evil face and snake-eyes of Tom Terrill, and stamp the life out of him.

    Blindfolded Earle Ashley Walcott
Slang definitions & phrases for snake-eyes



Helplessly incapacitated; ineffective: O'Neal seems particularly snake-bitten these days/ I suppose when you're snakebit you feel lousy. And I sure feel lousy (1940s+)

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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