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"I am sorry" wave
Done when commiting a faux pas white driving to accept blame -- you raise the hand, lower the head as if to say - "I'm sorry, I'm sorry. The buttons are really big on the car. I don't understand it. I haven't read the manual" etc.
"Moses Smell the Roses"
Expression used by Jerry to express great feelings of emotion.
"This" & "That"
Term cretaed by Jerry and Elaine reffering to friendship and sex
"Ya that's right"
A phrase Putty often utters when someone asks him a question (especially one in which they are only asking to make sure they heard right the first time)
Used vehicle purchased due to the fact that the previous owner was actor Jon Voight.
not "double zero," but "oooh oooh," as in oooh oooh aaah aaah (see koko)
The most popular gauge of shotgun that police use. Makes the 11-gauge look like a cap pistol.
129 West 81st Street Apt. 5A
129 West 81st Street Apt. 5B
129 West 81st Street Apt. 3A
Jerry's first address.
129 West 81st Street Apt. 5E
1st and 1st
Noun; The nexis of the Universe.
2 million Lira
Price in Italian currency for a villa in Tuscany from Cicio.
Jerry's actual pants size, although he does scratch off the 2 and replace it with a 1 so that everybody thinks he is a 31 waist
George's real height, except when he wears Timberlands, which make him 5'8"
Police code for a possible auto theft.
Kramer's phone number, which frequently gets confused with 555-FILM, which is Movie Phone.
Name invented by George to honor Mickey Mantle and be an original name for his unborn child
7 and 5 eights
Jerry's hate size.
A Great Entrance
A dramatic way of entering a room for a party or fancy ball.
Someone with a cheerful mental hold. Elaine's description of Dr. Reston.
When describing a date, if one touches the face,it means deception is taking place and "you gotta tell". The higher up on the face one touches, the worse the situation really is.
Practiced particularly by food delivery organizations with delicious flounder, whereby they refuse to deliver an order beyond a specific boundary.
Magic word used by the Flying Sandoz Brothers to make things disappear
Airing of Grievances
One of the rituals of Festivus. (See also Feats of Strength)
The most important of all pick-ups, nothing is more gratifying than a perfect airport pick-up.
Product of Tyler Chicken and soon to be available at Yankee Stadium.
Setting on a clock radio that is sometimes entered incorrectly, causing one to oversleep.
Girl of one's dreams. Lifelong companion. Synonym-The One
An "IT" (part 2)
The male reproductive organ. Elaine said: He took "IT" out.
A bad haircut.
One who exhibits prejudiced feelings toward dentists, at times rabid feelings. May even believe they should have their own schools.
Term used to refer to a people who is vehemently opposed to/or anything associated with dentists or dentistry.
Prototypical house in America, symbolized by the "front porch" set up by Kramer in the hallway. Often includes swinging bench, bug zapper, hanging plants, American flag and a storm door.
Low-class take-out sandwich restaurant preferred by Puddy. Menu items include roast beef sandwich.
Aristotle Goose Down Tunic
Fake Peterman product Elaine comes up with after running wild with an expense account.
Piece of furnature that the Soup Nazi gives to Elaine but forgets his recipes are in it.
A really cool license plate belonging to Kramer (or some proctologist).
Has an unusual quality in that it writes when turned upside down. Used by astronauts while traveling in space. Also useful while writing in bed, preventing the user from having to turn over and lean on his elbows.
Obscure sandwich franchise in New York area. Regularly provides cards wherein after the purchase of twelve crappy sandwiches, one automatically receives commission as a "sub-captain." A hat may or may not be involved.
A very rare form of the basic "wedgie" (see Wedgie)whereby the perpetrator extricates the waistband of the victims underwear to a point somewhere around the victims head. In extremely rare cases the elastic waistband may break off.
1) A chocolate-flavored syrupy liquid used as an additive to milk. 2) George's PIN code 3) Possible estranged lover of Mrs. Peterman
Super potent, impossible to remove stench. Literally "beyond body oder"
(i.e. "Yeah, she's a B.L.")
A cake which comes in several flavors, most popular being chocolate or cinnamon; also with or without a hair attached. Has been known to cause small feuds in bakeries.
Extraneous term applied to the end of a statement to add more emphasis to that statement. Example: There's no precedent, baby!
Son of Golden Boy.
Situation whereby a couple that has broken up, gets back together. Often the backslide is preceded by the Bump Into (see Bump Into below).
women find his rebel attitude, '68 GTO, and stern warning by superior at work to be very attractive
Bad Breaker Upper
Someone who cannot end a relationship without offensive insults.
Bad Breaker Upper
person that means the bad things you say when you break up that you don't mean, often causes exes to become crazy and take violewnt acts against this person
Bad Date Situation
An event, such as a party, where bringing a companion would prohibit mingling with other attendees at the event.
Unattractive actions performed in the nude such as crouching, coughing, straining to open a pickle jar or belt sanding. See Good Naked
Undesirable person due to questionable upbringing, poor genetic inheritance or both
A phenomenon in which a bald person who earlier used to crib about being bald starts realizing that he is not himself if he is not bald. That persons now wants to be bald and also want to date bald women
Period in 1920's where all men wore hats, therefore the women couldn't tell which guys were bald.
when elaine tells her friend george is balding, "he balding"
A woman who has never gone out with a bald man, discrimination.
A person who does not assoicate with bald people
A type of salve or ointment used to treat burns and abrasions.
ex. Who told you to put the balm on?
It's pronounced thermometer.
Friendly term used, mainly by people from Texas, instead of words like "Gentleman".
The Men's Colon Kramer creates to smell like you just came home from the ocean; this same idea was stolen from Kramer by Kalvin Klien
A woman who based on looks alone can get anything she wants (example: such as tickets to a movie that has been sold out) and has never been seen carrying anything more than three pounds.
Beboppin' and scattin'
Phrase used by George Costanza to describe an insincere, insulting apology offered by recovering alcoholic Jason Hankey for an incident involving "a drafty apartment," "a sweaterless friend," and "a cheap, ballpark giveaway MetLife windbreaker."
What a delicious cuisine-o
Fit for a king and queen-o!
Purchased in bulk at the "Price Club." Not recommended for horses.
Better Bring a Poncho
A term of advice offered to someone who plans to monitor the withdrawl of a junkie.
Full size Drake's coffee cake
Big Coarse Ha
Rough, boisterous type of laugh that is an undesirable trait in a female companion. (hated by Costanza)
A salad containing big lettuce, big carrots, and tomatoes like volleyballs.
An adjective meaning the exact opposite. Examples: Bizarro Jerry (reliable, considerate friend) and Bizarro Superman (says hello when he leaves and goodbye when he arrives).
Beutiful Lineswoman a term used by george to describe a deaf lineswoman at the 92 US Open.
Black and White Cookie
1)Dessert food containing equal parts chocolate and vanilla; has been attributed to vomitting. 2)the key to racial harmony; "look to the cookie".
Name that Maroon GOLF calls Jerry during Puerto Rican Day
The act of not allowing an individual from being served by a company
A short write-up in a newspaper or magazine.
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The friend of Kramer, Who is yet to be seen.
The newsletter at Del Boca Vista (Phase Three) -- a "Pinko Commie rag"
Bomb Defusing Robot
A person, such as your irritating uncle, who you have to open up your packages that you may suspect to be bombs.
The level of celebrity one achieves where he or she may be the victim of a bomb of any sort.
The word Regis uses to describe Kramer while on the Regis and Kelly show.
ex."This guy is bonkos!"
Bootros Bootros Golly
An exclamation of astonished joy. Possible use would be when a man witnesses a woman sunbathing topless on a beach in the Hamptons.
The purest chocolate "syrup nectar" enjoyed by George. It stained a sweater of his and was his ATM code. Also used by Kenny Banya in a comedy bit.
Fashionable dress shoes worn by Elaine and coveted and discussed by others
A subconscious act which negatively indicates the degree of attraction between two people. Supercedes the open-lip kiss!
1. A former secretary General of the United Nations. 2. What Jerry exclaims when seeing a topless sunbather.
Euphemism for testicles or sperm
1)A slang term used against a female who is well endowed in the pectoral region and refuses to wear the recommended undergarment 2)Sue-Ellen Mishke
the unannounced visit from a girlfriend who just broke out of prison that is typically frowned apon.
Breakup by Association
Situation in which one can no longer be friends with another because that person has broken up with one's friend.
A word used to politely describe someone who is ugly
An word used to politely describe someone who is ugly
the confusing term Dr. Ben Feffa uses to describe both Elaine and an ugly baby in the Seinfeld episode The Hamptons
the term used after a big fight, kramer used it after a fight with the van buren boys
An ancient Jewish ceremony where a male child is circumcised. A sacred covenant between G-d and Abraham, or something...
A support undergarment specifically designed for men.
Tennis racket preferred by Mr. Pitt, Ms. Landers and Newman.
British Thermal Unit
Bubble Boy!!!!! you all forgot bubble boy!!!! :roll:
Bubble Boy!!!!! you all forgot
Bubble Boy!!!!! you all forgot bubble boy!!!! :roll:
If George was a porn star, this would be his name
A region of separation between parents and their children
The mean separation between one's parents and themself. The greater the buffer zone, the greater the quality of life
Buffer Zone (2)
A desired distance between yourself and others for any number of reasons. Used in context in The Chinese Restaurant.
Situation whereby a couple that has broken up unexpectedly encounters one another. This can at times lead to a Backslide. See Backslide above.
Purchased by Kramer from Newman, to replace stories sold to J. Peterman. Price: eight bucks.
An implication of being overwhelmed with joy and/or good fortune
Alternative method of shaving. Reportedly vastly superior than any commercial shaving cream. Warning: Avoid exposure to prolonged sunshine after application of the butter.
Kramer's nick-name for Jerry when he agrees to have illegal cable installed by Kramer's friends.
Half coffee, half milk hot drink that Seinfeld helped to become one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world.
Roman Emperor from 37-41 CE. Mentally unbalanced, neglected affairs of state so as to better indulge in his passions. Jerry used this term to refer to George when trying to combine his three loves, food, sex and television.
Call waiting face-off
A phone call is interrupted by another call waiting...the person fielding both calls is forced to make a decision between the two.
Dough pocket filled with pizza toppings and sauce.
Similar to a police line-up except that candy bars are used instead of possible crime suspects. Candy bars are set up unwrapped with the intention of determining a persons ability to identify a specific candy bar. Candy line-ups have been known to disappear before the identification process takes place.
A day characterized as cool and breezy, ideal conditions for wearing a cape.
Expensive, finely-knit fabric considered extremely desirable by foreign cleaning women. Also prized by Elaine Benes, Jason Hankey, and George Costanza.
Meaningless Latin phrase that Elaine likes to say out loud
Cell Phone Walk-n-Talk
Conversation one has on their mobile phone to kill time as they walk to their destination.
to be aprenhended by the police. ie: They (the police)cheesed him!
Cherish the Cabin
Susan Ross's grandfather's last words to her father before he died.
Breath spray that can also be used in place of pepper spray or mace in certain situations.
Chewing the fat
What Jerry and his imaginary butcher Franco do. While doing this, Franco came up with the line "Salad's got nothing on this Mutton".
A big flat noodle.
One who foists an excessive number of ill-advised shots in a basketball game. (Pronounced by George as "Chuckah").
ex. Who's the chucker?
A jelly candy that comes in five flavors
A chocolate candy bar that, if left in an apartment, will lead to the inundation of fleas
According to Jerry: It should be on tables at restaurants along with salt and pepper. Anytime anyone says, "Oh This is so good. What's in it?" The answer invariably comes back, Cinnamon. Cinnamon. Again and again.
An impenetrable dead-bolt lock. Has only one functional requirement. THE DOOR MUST BE CLOSED!
The most inpenetrablelock on the market today (according to Jerry)
Clarkman Garbage Disposal
In addition to being installed in the sink, can also be installed in the shower drain. This allows one to shower and prepare a meal at the same time.
One who makes problems go away. (ie. Muffin stumps)
If one sees cleavage, then it is followed by a touch, then the touchee will look, not to be confused with a stare or "good look"
A person who stands extremely close to another person when speaking to that person.
Club Soda with No Ice
Beverage served at the Hotel Westbury. (See also Cranberry Juice with Two Limes).
"Alright chimp" according to Puddy; The name that George is given after losing "T-Bone" to another employee; The name of the employee George hires so that he wouldnt have the Cocoa name anymore, but instead is given the nickname "Gammy".
In the morning, coffee is coffee. At 12 midnight, coffee is sex.
Something cherished or valuable that is being saved for the future - like a TV Guide.
come with guy
a companion who comes with you to watch your clothes dring at the cleaners
Most powerful shower head used by circuses purchased by Kramer and Newman to combat "low flow"
Brand of air conditioner perfect for a small apartment. Easy to install.
Conjugal Visit Sex
Sex with a convict still within the bounds of jail or prison. Ranks above make-up sex and below fugitive sex in terms of desirability
Conjugal Visit Sex
Sex with a convict. Ranks above Make-Up sex and below Fugitive sex in terms of desirability
One who offers solace in a bereavment situation. Being the consolation guy is like getting ten dates in one shot and confers instant boyfriend status.
Fake name which would eventually trun into Art Vandalay
see: lord of the idiots
Tan trousers whose commercials may or may not annoy you.
Rolls Royce of wheelchairs. Has inductive joystick, dynamic braking, flip up arms. Rated #1 by Hospital Supply and Prosthetic Magazine
Perfect finish to a supposedly foolproof sexual move which if mastered, will guarantee one will never be alone again
Coup Dé Toe
When the second toe outgrows the big toe captain and gains control of the foot
Covenant Of The Keys
An agreement generally made by neighbors whereby each participant maintains a key to the other's dwelling. The key is to be used for emergency purposes only such as a lockout. Misuse of the key (e.g. unexpected pop-ins) can result in one losing key privileges.
Creamy and semi-thick seafood soup that makes your knees buckle.
Cranberry Juice with Two Limes
Beverage served at the Hotel Westbury. (See also Club Soda with No Ice.)
Crazy Joe Davola
A physcotic that kicks Kramer in the head after not being invited to his party and tries to sabatoge the filming of "Jerry"; goes out with Elaine and dresses up as a clown to go to the opera.
Dirty look or stare aimed at someone you wish ill upon. In the same family as Stink Eye and Evil Eye
Vintage clothing appropriate for vacation.
Not the medical terminology for a hair transplant.
A toast at a formal occasion which contains profanity. May clear the room and/or get you in a headlock
Cut to the chase
A Hollywood phrase that was used by old-timers such as Milton Berle.
Dark and Disturbed
Quality that some women find attractive in a man.
A loophole guys utilize to ask women out without fearing getting rejected.
Strategy for conning a date out of a woman by telling her its not a date. Usually comes about by purposely losing a bet. Without it being a date, there is no fear of rejection.
Day-After Thank You
Courtesy phone call made to express one's gratitude for complimentary tickets to an event the previous evening.
Active effort made to overcome a previous disenchantment with a partner. Often it is not enough to merely de-sour. One must sweeten too
When someone tries to blow you up, not because of who you are,
but for different reasons altogether
Coffee drink that Kramer asked for in the psychiatrist's office.
What Jerry refers to as George's way of preparing for "the Summer of George".
A period of preparation required before beginning the "Summer of George." Also see, "Summer of George" and "Frolf."
Deep fried in Chocolat sauce
Phrase used to refer to a food item so terrible that it would never be eatable. i.e Broccoli for Newman.
The process of giving a gift and then asking the recipient to return it. Example: You know those super bowl tickets I gave you earlier? Can I have them back? It turns out that I can use them after all.
Del Boca Vista
Retirement community in Florida where Jerry`s parents live.
A person who thinks their time is worth more than yours because they use it to heal people. You must call to cancel an appointment with a "delicate genius" either 24 or 48 hours in advance.
What George calls Elaine's friend the chiropractor when she says her policy for cancellations is 24 hours, no exceptions.
One of the names proposed by the police to describe the Lopper
"Prospective name for the serial killer terrorizing Riverside Drive by decapitating his victims. (See Son of Dad)
A favorite song of one of Elaine`s boyfriends. When he hears it he freezes up and is not distracted by anything until it is over.
Rundown of events leading up to and or continuing through a sexual escapade
the team that putty favors
An unruly patient. Elaine was labelled "difficult" by multiple doctors.
A creature responsible for consuming your missing fiance...the poor baby!
Donut establishment frequented by Joe Dimaggio.
A type of chair that could be used as a seat for a security guard being forced to stand. (may be interpreted as a pompous look)
Do Me A Solid
Cool and hip term which means 'Do Me a Favor'.
verbal slur in which kramer is reffered to by elain after she discovers that he is fighting little kids in his karate class.
Actual name of Jerry's girlfriend. Rhymes with a part of the female anatomy.
Unacceptable substitute for Cubans.
A popular cereal usually requested by Kramer.
The act of parking next to another car on a street, trapping it between the curb and the car next to it. Its how dictatorships start.
To place ones entire mouth into the dip. Just take one dip, then end it.
A specific technique of eaching chips. You take a dip with your chip, take a byte and dip it again
Drake's Coffee Cakes
A delicious treat that will cost you more than 50 cents, but can make anyone break their fast (or at least, Elaine).
Restaurant run by a Pakistani immigrant. Frequented only by Jerry Seinfeld.
A cafe across the street from Seinfeld's apartment, run by a Pakistani immigrant named Babu Baaht.
The most ideal and perfect parking space possible.
Sections of a novel which are drivel.
Egg White Omelet
Healthy alternative to a regular omelet.
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Entenmann's shim-sham "The"
One of the oldest baker's grift in the books. Involves substituting a piece of Entenmann's for vintage pastry to scam an unsuspecting pastry investor.
Condition in which not urinating could result in poisoning and possible death.
A purse for men.
a symbol used at the end of a sentence to imply exclamation, can be offensive if not used in the correct places.
Rolodex used to provide excuses for avoiding outings, meetings, conversations or general get togethers with annoying childhood friends you were only friends with in the first place because they had a ping pong table.
Vintage, belt-less over coat designed by Morty Seinfeld.
An additive for chinese food, especially pea pods.
A person who paints their face with their favorite sports teams colors and/or logos to support the team.
The act of pretending to erase a comment written in a medical record such as someone being "difficult" with a pencil that was originally written with a pen.
A number given to an undesirable potential date.
The image that skinny mirrors gives one. One looks better in the mirror than in reality.
A man who wears a fur and carries a European Carryall.
Initials of Kramer's friend Franklin Delano Romanowski - not to be confused with a former president of the United States.
Feats of Strength
One of the rituals of Festivus. (See also Airing of Grievances)
Kramer-speak for lovely ladies
Festivus is a holiday celibrated on December 23, created by Frank Costanza and was made as a response to commercialism of the other December holidays. Slogan- "Festivus, a holiday for the rest of us".
A holiday that Frank Costanza made up because he did not like all the advertisements and holiday jingles for all other holidays. It is celebrated on December 23rd. Slogan-"A Festivus for the rest-iv-us!"
Flabby Armed Spanking Machine
Situation one encounters when trying to swim in a pool when a large group of elderly people are having an aquatics class.
A book taken into a public resroom. Once "flagged," a book cannot be returned to the store for credit or donated to charity. In George's case the book was "French Impressionist Paintings."
A term used in place of any other word in any context in times of drawing blanks
a description of a woman's voice; deep, throaty and seductive. (Call a 976 chick and you'll hear it)
Fly off the Handle
1) Something certain Asian mailmen do when asked for directions to the local Chinese Restaurant. 2) Something Jerry does NOT do when asked which way is Israel
Mythic place where a secret tribe of beautiful women reside. To get inside the walls, one must prove that one has had a relationship with one of their own. Not to be confused with a meat packing plant
Desperate act of trying to physically coerce a massage from someone. See Massage Teaser
Freckle's Ugly Cousin
Fresh "Out of the Dryer" Feel
The reason Kramer sticks his shirts in the oven
Friend- in- law
A friend of a friend is your friend-in-law. Sometimes also referred to as a friend by association
Friends O' Clyde
Jerry's first softball team
Time period in which ugly people walk the streets of Manhattan.
a game formed from a combination of frisbee and golf, played during the 'Summer of George'
a game formed from a combination of frisbee and golf, played during the 'Summer of George'
Golf played with a Frisbee. See "Summer of George"
A game george has always wanted to play. Frisbee golf. Golf played with a frisbee.
From Nods to Nothing
Final stage of an acquaintanceship when passing acknowledgement is extinguished and one ignores the presence of another
Something accomplished when the fudge is placed at the bottom of the ice cream sundae so one can control how much fudge one eats in each bite.
sex with your girlfriend who just broke out of prison. said to be better than conjugal visit sex or make up sex.
Intercourse with an escaped convict.
A move employed in a movie theater usually combinded with the "eye roll." This technique is usually employed after the "half-turn" fails to quiet the talkative people sitting behind one in a theater.
A greeting given at a somber occasion, specifically a funeral, that lacks the enthusiasm of a regular hello.
The pulral of fungus.
Cream used to clear up a fungus. Usually located in one's medicine cabinet.
One in a series of pasta personalities that Kramer created wherin the particular noodle used reflects the person's persona. ie. fusilli because jerry is silly.
see Macaroni Midler
The Fuzz: slang: the police, used by newman
Material generally found in off-the-rack and/or vintage slacks preferred by Kramer. When Kramer is "out there and loving every minute of it," this is all that separates him from the public.
Third noise heard on George's hidden briefcase tape, after the metallic squink.
Jamaican slang for grandmother