What does it mean to have a notch in your bedpost?

a notch on the/sb’s bedpost informal. someone that a person has sex with, not because they want a serious relationship, but because they want to have sex with as many people as possible: She’s not prepared to be just another notch on the bedpost.

What does a bedpost mean?

: the usually turned or carved post of a bed.

Where does the phrase notch in your belt come from?

It has crude origins. In the past, promiscuous people were advised jokingly to put a notch in the bedpost or belt each time they had a new sexual partner so that they would not lose track of how many people they had slept with.

What is Edge notching in welding?

Notching is a metal-cutting process used on sheet-metal or thin bar-stock, sometimes on angle sections or tube. A shearing or punching process is used in a press, so as to cut vertically down and perpendicular to the surface, working from the edge of a work-piece.

What is the meaning of leaped up?

To hop, jump, or stand up very quickly or suddenly. The child was leaping up trying to get her kite down from the tree. He leapt up from his chair in alarm when he heard the back door open. The cat leaped up and snatched the bird out of the air.

What does it mean to put H’s on your belt?

When you wear a boldly colored belt with an H buckle from Hermes, you signal to others that you want to make a bold statement, that you are rich, and that you can afford to buy this thing which is the definition of a status symbol.

How many notches are on a belt?

Traditionally belts come with 5 holes…and most people will tell you that you should fit into the middle hole of these 5.

Where is notching used?

Notching is used on convex curves and exterior corners because the seam allowance is larger than the space it will be turned into. Since notching removes small amounts of fabric, it will reduce bulk in the finished product. Corners are notched by cutting the seam allowance diagonally across the corner.

What is notching in metal working?

Will you please mind your tongue is a?

If you tell someone, especially a child, to mind their language, mind their tongue, or mind their manners, you are telling them to speak or behave properly and politely.

What does it mean to leap forward?

To hop, jump, or dart forward very quickly or suddenly. I crouched down to pet the dog, when all of a sudden it leapt forward and bit me.