【索引】 C


- Caesar salad
- caesarean section
- the straw that breaks the camel's back, the last straw
- Camelot
- camera-shy
- cameral
- cameralistic
- camerate
- camerlengo
- camp, campy
- canon
- cannon fodder
- cap (1), cap (2)
- If the cap [shoe] fits, wear it.
- the Caped Crusader
- card-carrying
- plank of Carneades
- put the cart before the horse
- carte blanche
- Catch-22
- caught with one's pants down
- cause celeb (1), cause celeb (2)
- cause celebre
- cautiously optimistic
- caveat
- caveat emptor, caveat venditor
- caveat lector

- celebrity
- "A celebrity is a person..."
- celebrity worship syndrome
- champion
- chance it
- fat chance
- chancy
- chariot
- charm the pants off someone
- check
- chew the fat
- bite more than you [one] can chew
- Chinese fire drill
- chiromancy
- chorus
- chum, chummy, chum-buddy
- (shining) city on [upon] a hill
- claque
- clean bill of health
- clean slate
- clicks and mortar
- "Click my heels together three times and go home."
- cling to [tied to] one's mother's apron strings
- clip show
- clique
- cloak-and-dagger (1), cloak-and-dagger (2)
- close parenthesis
- clownfish
- Join [Welcome to] the club.
- clubby

- cocky
- coffee klatsch
- when (if) ... sneezes, ... catches a cold
- collateral damage
- comb
- just a comma
- "Never put a period where God has put a comma."
- comma fault [comma splice]
- commotion
- competitive juices
- composite sketch
- the Congo
- conscientious objector
- contagious shooting (suicide)
- copy
- copycat suicide
- corny joke
- coup de grâce
- coventrate
- send to Coventry
- as true as Coventry blue

- creative juices
- crony (1), cronyism, crony (2)
- cross the Rubicon
- dot the [one's] i's and cross the [one's] t's
- make the sign of the cross
- cross-pollination
- cruising for a bruising
- crypto-Christian
- culinary, culinarian
- "The customer is always right."
- cut
- CV, curriculum vitae
- czar