The Big Sleep (1946 Film) Glossary

The Big Sleep (1946 Film) Glossary

greasy

to be unpleasant

rotten

dishonourable

gat

a pistol

cross-examine

question aggressively

ritzing

to give an ostentatious display

corrupt

to be dishonest

correspondent

a reporter

boudoir

woman's bedroom

vices

wickedness

kibitzer

Yiddish term for someone who speaks unneccesarily

wean

to accustom someone

paralyzed

immobilize

gaudy

garish, showy

raw

honest, pure

sinister

menacing

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