1. (orig. US, also gee) 1000 (usu. dollars or pounds) [abbr. grand n.].
|Broadway Racketeers 182: They had me in the bag for nearly ten G’s.|
|(ref. to 1918) Over the Wall 21: I learned quickly that a dollar bill was a fish-skin [...] and a thousand dollar bill was a Gee.|
|Bruiser 235: I want five Gs in the referee’s pool.|
|Never Come Morning (1988) 231: He just win ten ‘g’s at Washington Park.|
|Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye in Four Novels (1983) 119: She needs doctors and nurses and a place to live [...] Take six or seven gees for that.|
|Crazy Kill 94: Val really thought he was going to get ten G’s from Johnny.|
|Professional 223: It’ll cost them an extra ninety gees.|
|letter 9 Sept. in Charters II (1999) 382: Only hope you get enough money to realize the 2 G’s I owe you and THEN some.|
|Down These Mean Streets (1970) 219: Suppose you had killed him for $75,000—would that have been worth it? Ain’t no bartender got 75 gees, I answered.|
|No Beast So Fierce 119: ‘What’s the score worth?’ I interrupted. ‘Fifteen to twenty-five g’s.’.|
|After Hours 54: Walberto slipped me a gee.|
|Glitter Dome (1982) 55: It was absolutely outrageous that the law was persecuting a guy like this for a lousy hundred G’s!|
|Auf Wiedersehen Pet Two 288: Don’t fret about the twenty-five gees.|
|One Night Out Stealing 131: I can buy three g’s worth and turn it into six—six? Hey, six grand, man.|
|Scholar 135: I’m gonna save at least ten gee before I go anywhere.|
|Layer Cake 110: They each weigh him in at about twelve gee each.|
|Times Rev. 30 Apr. 23/3: Mr K. would receive ‘Gs’ – money – if he served ‘bird’ for saying Mr B. was not with him at the time.|
|Viva La Madness 32: If you [...] try to deposit over ten gee, they’re meant to inform the authorities.|
2. (US gang) the multiple rape of a woman; usu. as pull a G, to engage in this [gangbang n. (1)].
|Assault with a Deadly Weapon 62: All the boys would have sex with her. That’s called a gang bang, or pulling a G.|
3. (UK black) a Giro cheque.
|(con. 1979–80) Brixton Rock (2004) 31: Neither of them would receive any G’s from social security for a few days. [Ibid.] 37: Why the hell does my G have to come the same day as the blasted old people ram up the Post Office.|
4. (US campus) a smart and attractive male.
|Campus Sl. Spring 3: G – sexy bachelor. From GQ, Gentlemen’s Quarterly.|
5. (US black) a gangster.
|Do or Die (1992) 231: A G won’t even take a youngster with him when he sets out to grab another G.|
|‘Deeez Nuuuts’ [lyrics] Check game from the notorious Compton G.|
|‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ [lyrics] I’m the kinda G all the homies wanna be like.|
|‘Flagrant Cops’ [lyrics] Hey yo the same old G.|
|Shame the Devil 33: A tombstone, on which was written, ‘Larry Willis, RIP,’ and below that, his eulogy: ‘Heaven for a G’.|
|‘In da Club’ [lyrics] Hoe’s down, G’s up.|
|‘Scary’ [lyrics] Wanna be a G? Real thugs don’t cry, man.|
6. (US black, also gee) a friend, a partner; also as a term of address or praise.
|Campus Sl. Fall.|
|Street Talk 2 37: Yo G! Good ta go, man.|
|A2Z 41/1: Let’s roll, gee. The crew is chillin’ at my boy’s crib.et al.|
|Campus Sl. Mar. 3: G – noun of address for a friend: ‘Yo, G, let’s go uptown’.|
|Tuff 71: Hit this, G.|
|Fortress of Solitude 113: You know this dude, G?|
|Running the Books 6: Inmates exchange intrixcate handshakes and formal titles: OG, young G, boo, bro, baby boy, brutha, dude, cuz, dawg, P, G, daddy, pimpin’, nigga, man, thug thizzle, my boy, my man, homie.|
|Observer (London) New Rev. 19 Feb. 7/2: Louis Theroux is a G [...] I take my hat off to him.|
7. (US black) money.
|‘Ridin’ Dirty’ [lyrics] You get the case and they [i.e. the police] get yo weight and yo G’s.|
|Deadmeat 207: Them others is getting fat Gs for games.|
|Westsiders 21: More words seem to be invented each week, faster than any Webster’s could keep track: ‘G’, ‘grip’, ‘bank’, ‘mail’ [...] It is the fecund vocabulary of desire.|
|Sl. Gloss. [Internet] g: girl, guy, gangster, money.|
|Hyperdub.com [Internet] Mac 10’s are getting quite common. People who are making g’s need Mac 10’s. Murder rates are going to go up bwoy.in Vice Mag. at|
|‘Bring Me Down (Intro)’ [lyrics] Please friend, I don't wanna squeeze 10 / I wanna make g’s I don't wanna see pen.|
8. a G-string.
|www.thepantsman.com [Internet] Otherwise, head to the billiard tables and watch them [i.e. girls] bend over to make that difficult shot in ludicrously tight pants and G’s.|
|Cherry Pie [ebook] Then it was onto the stage to[...] unclip the g [...] before finally removing it with a flourish.|
9. see G-man under G adj.1
10. see gee n.7
11. see Greek n. (8)
1. a garbage man.
|Army and Navy SI. 6: G man [...] 3 garbage man.|
|‘GI Lingo’ in AS XX:2 148: G-Man. Soldier attending to garbage on K.P.|
|New Centurions 180: I can tell all my friends I’m a G-man, [...] G for garbage.|
2. (drugs) a cocaine dealer.
|Guardian Sport 8 Jan. 16: Every time you take part in one of Marco the G-man’s cistern sniffathons.|
(US) a $1000 note.
|Runyon on Broadway (1954) 78: They all have big coarse G notes in their hands.‘Blood Pressure’ in|
|Big Con 297: g-note. A $1000 bill, used in making up the boodle.|
|USA Confidential 184: He always carries a stack of 500 G notes which he fondles as he talks.|
|World’s Toughest Prison 800: ‘g’ note – A one thousand dollar bill.|
|(con. 1970s) Donnie Brasco (2006) 349: One’s kicking back to Trinny a G-note a week.|
(US drugs) a wholesale purchase of 100 vials of crack cocaine, which can be merchandised for $1000.
|Cocaine True 115: We stuck ’em up, took like two thousand dollar and a couple of G-packages from ’em.|
|Corner (1998) 24: He and Corey would go to Bugsy or some other connect for a G-Pack or a New York Quarter.|
|Wire ser. 1 ep. 7 [TV script] Now there’s going to be a re-up of four G-packs in lowrise court.‘One Arrest’|
|‘Drill’ [lyrics] Re’d up on a g-pack, all of these cells that I hit to the b-cats.|
(US black) the police.
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com [Internet] g-smack Definition: the police Example: Yo dog, lets jet the G-smack is coming.|
(US drugs) a pile of small bills worth £1000.
|? (Pronounced Que) [ebook] YaYa [...] rubbed-banded the loose money into G-stacks.|
see under georgia v.
(UK Black) to identify strangers in one’s area .
|Guardian 26 Apr. [Internet] He and his friends talked of “G-checking” strangers, to find out where they were from, of ‘Sids’ – plain clothes police – stopping and searching them; of ‘civilians’ – non-gang members – not being in danger.|
|‘Cool Kid’ [lyrics] G checks if them boy move shifty.|
(US drugs) to make $1000 in a day’s drug dealing.
|‘Prince Among Thieves’ [lyrics] My first day I g’d off.|
|? (Pronounced Que) [ebook] KG tried to keep them hungry, giving them petty percentages while he G’d off with the lion’s share.|
(US Und.) $500.
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).|
|ONDCP Street Terms 11: Half G — $500.|
(US black) honestly, sincerely.
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com [Internet] on the G Definition: exclaiming something as the truth Example: Man I musta fucked 3 bitches last night, on the G.|