that way


that way
1. mod. in love.
Sam and Martha are that way. They look so happy.
Well, Martha’s that way, but Sam’s just out for a good time.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated.
Daddy’s that way again.
I’m sorry, but Fred’s that way again and can’t drive to work.
3. mod. homosexual.
Ken said that you-know-who was acting sort of that way. What a gossip!
Somebody said that Ken talks that way because he is that way.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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