1. (US) an arm.
|Big League (2004) 52: What Jaggs referred to as ‘the old soup bone,’ the same being the salary arm.‘The Cast-Off’ in|
|Score by Innings (2004) 314: Beemis is having trouble with the old super [...] His arm hurts him.‘Piute vs. Piute’ in|
|Outdoor Sports 7 May [synd. cartoon] I guess that was when your old souper was right. You were some hurler.|
|Score by Innings (2004) 297: Lefty’s arm is sore this spring, and any time the old soup-bone bothers him, he’s a crab for fair.‘The National Commission Decides’ in|
|Cincinnati Enquirer (OH) 20 Jan. 18/1: Which athlete earns his salary with his ‘soupbone’? [...] Pitcher.|
2. the penis.
|(con. 1920–57) Ozark Folksongs and Folklore II 787: Of a man who is ‘well-hung’ it is said ‘he sure has got a fine soup-bone hanging on him.’.|
3. (US) the tongue.
|Short Stories (1937) 156: Well, Gerry, how do you feel? The old soupbone in your throat loosened up?‘The Oratory Contest’ in|
4. (Aus.) a term of address to a thin person.
|Between the Devlin 16: ‘Please yourself, you miserable big prick.’ ‘Mr Miserable Big Prick to you, soupbones’.|
SE in slang uses
(US black) a regular, long-term female partner.
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com 🌐 soup-bone bitch Definition: your wife, or live-in lover that you’ve been with way too damn long with Example: Fuck no I ’caint go, I gotta get back home to that stank soup-bone bitch o’ mines!|