- To lie about the time of day when asked, especially in a manner that would cause the requester to panic about being late for some important event.It's half past nine. Oh my god! Are you serious?! I'm late for my final exam! Settle down! I'm didilating, it's really fifteen after eight. Whew! I hate you, John.
I don't have my watch. What time is it, John?
Dictionary of american slang with examples. .