Green’s Dictionary of Slang

frog adj.


[US] T.A. Dorgan in N.Y. Eve. Journal 10 Jan. 12: Harvey has started to grow a goatee since we hit this frog joint.
[US]E. Wilson ‘Lieutenant Franklin’ in Prelude (1967) 236: They ought to have put a few Americans on it and they’d have a decent road by now. But that isn’t the frog idea.
[US]Dos Passos Three Soldiers 61: I’ve had enough of these goddam frog women.
[US](con. 1917) J. Stevens Mattock 137: I [...] asked her to cook me a couple of eggs and give me some vin roosh and Frog bread.
[UK]W. Holtby South Riding (1988) 95: These frog places – They’re so hot.
[US]Mezzrow & Wolfe Really the Blues 129: Danny coaching us in the Frog lingo [...] so we could gab with the parlay-voo’s when we landed in good old Paree.
[Ire]B. Behan Scarperer (1966) 150: Hey, you frog rat jackmanstink from the back of the pipes.
[UK]I. Fleming For Your Eyes Only (1962) 8: That little frog bit in the canteen.
[US]M. Braly It’s Cold Out There (2005) 192: That was another poet, a Frog poet.
[UK]Galton & Simpson ‘Cuckoo in the Nest’ Steptoe and Son [TV script] I’m going to buy you both some slap-up tucker in a bonza frog caff.
[Aus]B. Humphries Traveller’s Tool 80: At the top of the market we’ve got plenty of arty crafty frog-style restaurants who charge like a wounded bull.
[US]P. Highsmith Ripley Under Water (1992) 131: Want anything from Frogland.
[UK]I. Welsh Filth 246: I wasn’t into any sick frog poofs lisping around me.
[UK]Observer Mag. 1 Aug. 31: A strange frog name that was almost unpronounceable.
[US](con. 1964–8) J. Ellroy Cold Six Thousand 131: The pro had frog credentials. he was an ex-Indochine hand.
[UK]A. Wheatle Dirty South 124: The way you go on anybody would think her piss is Frog perfume.
[UK]in K. Richards Life 314: ‘Who are those goddam Frog motherfuckers? I’m from Texas, I’ll fucking eat ’em for dinner’.