follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

tube steak

noun

a hot dog; frankfurter

Usage Note

cooking slang

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for tube steak

tube, the

noun phrase
  1. Television, as an industry, a medium, a television set, etc: making a name for herself as a singer on the tube/ not a chance, unless you were back at the hotel watching on the tube (1959+)
  2. A police shotgun (1990s+ Los Angeles police)
  3. The inner curve of a big wave
  4. A can of beer
Related Terms

the boob tube, down the tube

[first sense a shortening of cathode ray tube or picture tube]


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

Word of the Day

Word Value for tube

6
8
Scrabble Words With Friends