1. [late 16C–17C] human flesh, a human being.
2. [late 16C–17C] a rustic, a clown; also attrib.
3. [17C] the genitals.
4. [1900s–40s] money [the rich fattiness of the meat is a metaphor for wealth].
5. [1910s+] the penis.
6. [1930s] (US) prey, synon. with meat n. (5)
7. [1990s+] (US campus) a woman.
8. [1990s+] (US black) the good life, material success [the rich fattiness of the meat is a metaphor for wealth].
[1990s+] the penis.
see separate entry.
[early 17C–late 19C] fat-faced, heavily jowled; thus bacon-face n., a term of abuse.
[late 16C–early 19C] fat, greasy.
[1940s+] the mouth.
[mid-17C] a glutton.
[2000s] the vagina; one of a number of terms that equate the vagina with raw meat.
[mid-17C] a rustic, a yokel.
[1990s+] the labia majora.
see as useless as a pork chop at a Jewish wedding under pork chop at a Jewish wedding phr.
[20C+] to deliver whatever is requested and required.
[mid-19C–1900s] (US) to ruin, to cause difficulties or unhappiness for someone else.
[20C+] the gesture of ‘thumbing one’s nose’; thus make/pull long bacon.
1. [1920s] (Irish) to guarantee.
2. [1970s+] (US) to have sexual intercourse [the first recorded ‘citation’ (HDAS) in 1973 is of a T-shirt picturing copulating pigs, captioned ‘Making Bacon’, but note pork v. (2); pork sword under pork n. etc].
[late 19C] to thumb one’s nose.
[late 19C–1900s] to have sexual intercourse.
[mid-17C+] to escape safely from a place or situation; thus anton. lose one’s bacon, to fail to escape safely.
[late 17C+] to rescue someone from difficulties; to rescue a situation from disaster.
[1990s+] to masturbate.
see bring home the bacon
[1990s+] (US) the labia majora.