(orig. US black) trustworthily, dependably, excitingly, outstandingly.
|Bits of New York Life 6 Feb. [synd. col.] Folk who like friends to believe they stand solid with theatrical producers buy their tickets and then buy a puncher to complete the bit of four flushing.|
|Nightmare Town (2001) 376: He’s in solid with the police.‘The First Thin Man’ in|
|Pulps (1970) 19/2: This will put us in solid with the men.‘The Devil Must Pay’ in Goodstone|
|Cry Tough! 81: Remember [...] when we were tryin’ to get in solid with some of the bigger guys so when they’d ask us to work someone over, we useta do it for nothin’?|
|On the Waterfront (1964) 207: When all the smoke and bullshit blew away we was still in solid.|
|Who Live In Shadow (1960) 52: My songs came zooming out of me down-home solid. I was sure of myself.|
|Hiparama of the Classics 15: Solid sent upon the Ace Lick that all Cats and Kitties, Red, White, or Blue are created level, in front.|
|Destination: Morgue! (2004) 265: Come on. Danny did us all solid.‘Hot-Prowl Rape-O’ in|
(Aus. Und.) to remain silent under interrogation.
|How to Shoot Friends 174: At least the kid stuck solid, and [...] he didn’t tell the teachers how his head was opened up.|