1. [mid-19C+] keen on, enthusiastic.
2. [1940s+] (US black/beatnik) a general intensifier, wonderful, amazing, weird, bizarre, according to context.
3. [1980s+] (US black) a lot, great in quantity, usu. of money.
4. (US black) outstanding.
[1980s] (US prison) inmates who wish to or are planning to escape.
[20C+] extremely enthusiastic, obsessed by.
SE in slang uses
see separate entries.
[late 19C] a foolish young woman.
[1970s+] (drugs) phencyclidine.
[1970s] (US) a mad person.
[1960s–70s] an independent black man, who refuses to accept an inferior social role.
[1960s] (US black) a desirable style of hat.
[early 19C] ribs.
[1930s–50s] (Can./US) whisky.
see under shithouse rat n.
see under silly as… adj.