The Maltese Falcon (1941 Film) Glossary

The Maltese Falcon (1941 Film) Glossary

judiciously

wisely

gaudy

ostentatious

bland

dull

pocket-edition

miniature form/short

constitutional

innate

Virtue

goodness of character

conception

devising

galley

kitchen in a ship

newsie

a reporter.

nailing

to catch someone

compassion

be kind hearted

slick

to be polished and smooth

Loath

unwilling to do something

contradict

to refute

Deceitful

dishonest

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