Reference Entry

false alarm <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2010 |
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199829941

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1 a braggart, a boaster.

1902 O. Wister Virginian 5: Schucks! You're a false alarm. 1907 W.M. Raine Bucky O'Connor

Reference Entry.  297 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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