Green’s Dictionary of Slang

jism n.

also gism, gisum, gizzem, gizzum, gyss, gyssum, gysum, jiss, jissem, jissim, jissom, jiz, jizz, jizzum
[ety. unknown; note northeast US dial. jasm, energy]

1. (orig. US) energy, spirit; thus jizzless adj., apathetic.

[US] Spirit of the Times 29 Oct. 409: His horse was knocked up – ‘the gism’ and the starch was effectually taken out of him.
[US]J.G. Holland Miss Gilbert’s Career (1870) 239: Oh, she’s just full of jasm! [sic].
[US]Bartlett Dict. Americanisms (4th edn) 245: Gism. Spirit. ‘I knock’ all the gism out of him.’.
[UK]Farmer Americanisms 265/1: gism. – A synonym for energy, spirit. Probably from Dutch geest.
[US]J. Weidman I Can Get It For You Wholesale 289: Put a little jism into it, will you?
[Ire]H. Leonard Da (1981) Act II: You? You’re jizzless.
[US]R. Coover Public Burning (1979) 649: It’s great for stirrin’ up the jism when you’re nation-breedin’.
[US]S. Longstreet Straw Boss (1979) 317: You have done a bangup job of bringing back the balls and gisum to the DWU.
[Ire]J. O’Connor Secret World of the Irish Male (1995) 83: Most Dubliners are great company, full of jizz and strange mischief.

2. (orig. US) semen.

[US] ‘Socratic Love’ in Stag Party 192: His ponderous cods — a sight for Gods! were both surcharged with gism .
[US]H.N. Cary Sl. of Venery I 119: Gysum – The semen.
[US] in G. Legman Limerick (1953) 235: There were two young men of Cawnpore / Who buggered and fucked the same whore. / But the partition split / And the gism and shit / Rolled out in great lumps on the floor.
[US]‘J.M. Hall’ Anecdota Americana II 97: G stands for Gism, / The grandest of goos.
[US]J.T. Farrell World I Never Made 124: White stuff called jism comes out.
[US] in G. Legman Limerick (1953) 161: He loved to eat jizz, / Both others’ and his, / When served in a hot soup-tureen.
[US]H. Miller Roofs of Paris (1983) 17: Jism gushes out of my dong as freely as water out of a hose.
[US]W. Burroughs Naked Lunch (1968) 111: She drinks his jissom, which fills her mouth in great hot spurts. [Ibid.] 133: Your jism just floats out into the air like lovely ectoplasm.
[US] in E. Cray Erotic Muse (1992) 163: Down in cunt valley where gizzum does flow, / The cocksuckers work for a nickel a blow.
[US]B. Jackson Get Your Ass in the Water (1974) 213: J is for jism, sticky like cream, / spots up the sheets when dreamin’ sweet dreams.
[US]San Diego Sailor 23: I wanted to see the gism coming out of that big head.
[US]T. Southern Blue Movie (1974) 155: As the great S.K. Krassman would say, ‘Stroke it awhile and see if we get any jissem’.
[US]E.E. Landy Underground Dict. (1972) 112: jissom [...] 1. Sperm. 2. Semen.
[US](con. 1940s) E. Thompson Tattoo (1977) 25: Barney’s cock like a whole bologna [...] flecking raindrops of jiss.
[US](con. 1960s) R. Price Wanderers 90: You get gizzem on my bed I’m gonna make you eat it with a spoon.
[US]R. Carver Stories (1985) 48: I got jism on the Bible.
[US]R. Price Ladies’ Man (1985) 35: Her face covered in jizz.
[UK]T. Paulin ‘Trine’ in Liberty Tree 65: A snail’s jism / crossing the floor / of a clagged cell.
[US]S. King It (1987) 313: Most kids called it come, Boogers said, but his big brother had told him that the really scientific word for it was jizzum.
[US]J. Ciardi Good Words 67: Gism [...] gyssum, gyss, jiss, jissim.
[US]‘Victoria Parker’ Incest Schoolgirls [Internet] His cock shot loads of cream, big splats of cum, high in the air...huge gobs of jizz splashed out, then came splattering down on his belly.
[US]Chapple & Talbot Burning Desires 301: Buried within this safe-sex debate was a schism about jism.
[US]T. Willocks Green River Rising 71: Too much beaner jissom swillin’ round your guts.
[UK]D. Lodge Therapy (1996) 94: I managed to produce a spurt of jism.
[US]C. Hiaasen Stormy Weather 213: You heard about the sheep jizz.
[US](con. 1970s) G. Pelecanos King Suckerman (1998) 85: Looking at the jiz shot trail down good-time Donna’s leg.
[US]T. Udo Vatican Bloodbath 80: I’m a goddam fucken cocksucking, shit stabbing, jism-gobbling hard-core homofuckensexual.
[US]C. Hiaasen Skinny Dip 91: The dirty fortunes [...] would evaporate faster than jizz on a griddle.
Twitter 5 July [Internet] You incompetent, lying, moon-faced, jizz-gargling fuckmuppet.

3. (US, mainly Southern) gravy.

[US]Z.N. Hurston Mules and Men (1995) 143: You full of dat ole jism blood. Fat covered yo’ heart. Youse skeered to bet.
[US]Berrey & Van den Bark Amer. Thes. Sl.

4. (US) an ejaculation, lit. and fig. an emission.

[US]J. Ridley Everybody Smokes in Hell 26: The fender clipped a light pole. Metal ground metal and threw up a jizz of sparks.

5. (US prison) power, influence.

[US]T. Fontana ‘A Game of Checkers’ Oz ser. 1 ep. 8 [TV script] You’re going to have to take Beecher out, or you’re not going to have any jizz in Em City.

In compounds

jizzbag (n.)

1. a contraceptive sheath.

[US]S. King Dreamcatcher 163: Scattered across the dusty floor are a number of deflated white tadpoles that Henry recognizes as jizzbags.

2. (also jizzball) a general term of abuse, also as a term of address; also attrib.

[US]C. Hiaasen Native Tongue 251: And you’re telling me he’s really a two-bit jizz-bag on the run from the mob?
[US]C. Hiaasen Strip Tease 63: Who is this jizzbag judge?
L. Scottoline Final Appeal Ch. 1 [Internet] ‘I have a case being argued’. ‘So do I, jizzbag,’ Artie says, flipping the page.
[US]T. Fontana ‘Capital P’ Oz ser. 1 ep. 4 [TV script] Fucking dago jizzbag!
[US]T. Fontana ‘Strange Bedfellows’ Oz ser. 2 ep. 6 [TV script] Eat me, jizzball!
[US]T. Fontana ‘Obituaries’ Oz ser. 4 ep. 2 [TV script] A jizzball who murdered his family.
jizzrag (n.) (also jiz rag)

a handkerchief or similar piece of material into which one masturbates.

[US]N. Stephenson Cryptonomicon 451: ‘Could you reach that jiz rag?’ Shaftoe says, eyeing a neatly folded United States Marine Corps handkerchief.
Everything2.com 20 Jul. [Internet] jizz rag a jizz rag can be an old t-shirt, a new t-shirt, a sock, a pair of underwear, a towel, etc. the important thing is that a true jizz rag is used to mop up more than once. it is often never cleaned.
‘Rude Store’ Rudetalk.com [Internet] new the embroidered purple JIZ RAG to go with your rudetalk issue cum rag. essential ! $3.
[Ire]P. Howard Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightdress 88: I thought you were going to [...] use his Ralph as a jizz rag.
jizz rocket (n.)

(US) the penis.

review of Man Academy 2 at www.gayvideodad.com 24 Apr. [Internet] Fox tests Devlin’s versatility in a little flip-flop action before all pop their jizz rockets.
jizztrumpet (n.)

(2010s) general term of abuse, underpinned by idea of talking nonsense.

Twitter 24 June [Internet] Scotland voted remain you incompressible jizztrumpet .
Twitter 30 June [Internet] Michael Gove is a half lizard half slowly deflating balloon who current works as a professional jizztrumpet for the conservative party.

In phrases

lick someone’s jizz (v.)

(US) to be impressed.

[NZ]K. Dunn Geek Love 317: My, my. Won’t they just lick my jizz today?