big swinging dick


big swinging dick
Australian Slang
aggressively powerful businessman

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Big Swinging Dick — n a forceful, powerful individual. The term evokes a large virile male and is in use particularly among financial traders, first in Wall Street, and subsequently in the City of London. Impressive female col leagues were known in London as Honor… …   Contemporary slang

  • Big swinging dick — aggressively powerful businessman …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • swinging dick — n American a variant form of Big Swinging Dick ► I ain t no swinging dick. I know better than to fuck with the wrong people. (Heaven s Prisoners, US film, 1995) …   Contemporary slang

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