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Meaning of "up to putty" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP TO PUTTY

up to putty play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP TO PUTTY

up the ante
up the boohai
up the creek
up the duff
up the pole
up the spout
up to
up to a point
up to date
up to high doh
up to one´s ears
up to one´s eyes
up to one´s neck in
up to scratch
up to snuff
up to speed
up to the elbows with
up to the minute
up top
up with

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP TO PUTTY

butty
cutty
gutty
jutty
nutty
putty
rutty
slutty
smutty
tutty
vutty

Synonyms and antonyms of up to putty in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «up to putty» into 25 languages

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The translations of up to putty from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «up to putty» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

高达腻子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hasta masilla
570 millions of speakers

English

up to putty
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पोटीन के लिए ऊपर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى المعجون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до шпаклевки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

se a massa de vidraceiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পোটী পর্যন্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jusqu´à mastic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sehingga dempul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bis zu Kitt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パテまで
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

퍼티 까지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nganti putty
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên đến putty
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உப்பு வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोटीन पर्यंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Macun kadar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fino a stucco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do kitu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

до шпаклівки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

până la chit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέχρι στόκος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tot geskuur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp till kitt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp til kitt
5 millions of speakers

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The term «up to putty» is used very little and occupies the 162.726 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP TO PUTTY»

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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Perhaps ex up to putty, but cf. dial. putty-brain, a blockhead, a mental defective ( EDD). Perhaps ex putty cove. putty and plaster on the Solomon knob, the. Be silentl; the Master's coming: a Freemasons' c.p. intimation: from ca. 1870. Masonic ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
Rosalind Fergusson putt 431 Pyrrhic. to put upon 1. WM > te (RA) ffifi: (I am in Marcia 's hands. not prepared to be put upon. Sc hT^$?.s8 Ateffit □ ) 2. hum up to putty m ; immmm ; tit to put up to 1. gtffi (3fiA) ftfcSE* (Who p«l 69 (It's up to putty] ...
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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The Lingo Dictionary: Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases
5. Conceited as in up yourself. up and under Rhyming slang for chunder. up a gumtree Someone who is in a hopeless position or in strife. upper A stimulant drug. upter No good or broken down. Short for up to putty or up to shit. up the creek In ...
John Miller, 2011
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
1984 putty noun >• up to putty no gOOd AUSTRALIA, 1976 • I had a beaut result with a lady who couldn't read her kitchen scales so her cooking was 'up to putty' she brought her scales in and we worked On them — www ans.com an. 2003 put  ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
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Anzac to Understanding: Including "Anzac, the Play : a Saga ...
We 've been here now just about a month but we haven 't done anything exciting yet such as bayonet charges killing Turks by the dozens etc. but I hope the time won 't be too long as this trench warfare is up to putty. TJiere is always a chance ...
Mary Anneeta Mann, 2007
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Wordbook of Australian Idiom: Aussie Slang
... standard' 'This flamin' game is a dud match' flaming A weather comment (can be too dry, wet, hot, windy,) etc 'This flamin' weather is up to putty (no good)' flaming Nuisance— 'He's just a flaming pest' flaming Very ill, sick— 'I'm flamin' crook, ...
Kerrin P. Rowe, 2005
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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
[From the Austral. phr. up to putty in a mess.] uptight adjective orig US 1a Nervously tense or angry. 1934–. C. YOUNG He looked worried. Really worried. As the kids say, he was up-tight (1969). b Rigidly conventional. 1969–. E. M. BRECHER ...
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
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Australian words and their origins
Dad answered: That's Putt's pine.' putty. [Perh. fig. use of putty a powder, in contradistinction to snuff in the phr. up tosnttff'up to scratch' (see OED(S snuff, sb} S a.).) In the phr. up to putty, worthless; ineffectual; 'in a mess'. 1916 'Men Or Anzac' ...
Joan Hughes, 1989
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W.H. Downing's Digger dialects
1 UPJUMP — Upstart; interloper. [This is the earliest recorded occurrence. See AND.] Bloody rotten up-jump never-come-down hooin' rotten mongrel bloody stinkin' flamin' mongrel bloody bastard. O'Grady 1968 p. 89 UP TO PUTTY — Bad ; ...
Walter Hubert Downing, Jay Mary Arthur, William Stanley Ramson, 1990
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Diggerspeak: The Language of Australia at War
B. Denner (3RAR A Company) My Tour of Duty Chapter 1 <http://www.mannet. com.au/gmm> [accessed 3 November 2004]. putty (especially in the phrase up to putty) worthless; ineffectual; in a mess. Q. Green, in his CasselTs Dictionary of ...
Amanda Laugesen, 2005

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« EDUCALINGO. Up to putty [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/up-to-putty>. Jul 2019 ».
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