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Slang, youth subcultures and rock music → Дипломна робота

e.g. \"haved you cocked it up ?\"

coffin nail a cigarette

conk nose

conkers a childrens game played with horse chestnuts

copper police man/woman

cough up to pay

crackers crazy

cracking great; fantastic

crackling a woman who is regarded as a sexual object

crate an old name for a very old plane

create to make a fuss or an angry scene

crown jewels male genitalia

crumbly an old or senile person

crumpet a desirable woman

dabs fingerprints

daft stupid

dark horse somebody who suprises others by their actions

des res Estate agents use this to describe a

\"desirable residence\"

dial face

dickie bow a bow tie

diddicoy a gipsy

dip a pickpocket

dishy good looking

do a runner to leave quickly avoiding punishment

doddle easy

dog\'s bollocks something really good

dog\'s breakfast a mess

donkey\'s breakfast a straw hat

doodah to be in a state of excitement

e.g. \"He was all in a doodah !\"

doolally scatter-brained; crazy

doorstep a thick sandwich

dosh money

doss house a cheap lodging house

dosser a tramp

do the dirty on to play a mean trick on

dough money

droopy drawers an untidy or sloppy person

drop a sprog have a baby

drum a house or flat

duffer a stupid person

dummy a baby\'s pacifier

earful to get a shouting

e.g. \"My mum gave me a right earful !\"

easy-peasy something very simple

earner a lucrative job or task

elevenses morning tea break

extracting the urine see \"taking the piss\"

fab fabulous; wonderful

face-ache a miserable looking person

fag cigarette

fag-end a cigarette butt

fairy a homosexual man

family jewels male genitalia

fanny female genitalia

fence a receiver of stolen goods

filth, the police

fishy about the gills looking the worse for drink

fizzog face

flake a stick that is made up of flaky

pieces of chocolate

flicks, the the cinema

flog to sell

footy football; soccer

fuzz, the police

gamboll a somersault done on the ground

gamp an umbrella

gentleman\'s gentleman a valet

Geordie a native of Newcastle

gift of the gab being very free with speech

git an insult

e.g. \"You stupid git !\"

give it a whirl try it out

give someone the pip to get on someone\'s nerves

gob mouth

gobsmacked speechless

goes like stink very fast

good nick very good condition

gooseberry a fifth wheel

goosegog a gooseberry

go to the dogs to go to ruin

grass, grasser an informant

hang about wait a moment

hell for leather very fast

hols holidays

home and dry to be safe

hush silence

inexpressibles trousers

in good fettle in good health

in the altogether nude

in the know to have inside information

in the noddy nude

jam packed very full

jar a drink, usually a pint of beer

jelly jello

jerry a chamber pot

jerry builder a builder of unsubstantial houses

Jock a scottish person

Jonah a bringer of bad luck

jumped up to be conceited

jumper sweater

keep you hair on please calm down

kick the bucket to die

kissed the Blarney Stone a person who tells tall stories

knackered tired, worn out

derived from horses being taken to the

\'knackers yard\'

knockers breasts

leg it ! quick lets run !

legless drunk

like a rat out of a very fast


load of bollocks you\'re talking crap

utter nonesense

loo a toilet; a washroom

Liverpudlian a native of Liverpool (also see Scouser)

lorry a truck

man in blue a policeman

marmite a spread for sandwiches

me old cock my old friend

meat and two veg. male genitalia

mind your P\'s and Q\'s to be careful; to be polite

moggy cat

mom`s the word it\'s a secret between you and me

can be abbreviated to \"Keep mom !\"

money for jam an easy job

money for old rope an easy job

mother\'s ruin gin

mucker mate, friend

mucky pup someone who has soiled themselves

e.g. \"You mucky pup !\"

mug face

mutton chops side whiskers

nancy boy an effeminate male

nark a police informer

nightie a nightdress

nick prison; to steal

e.g \"Hey, my bike\'s been nicked !\"

nick, the prison

nincompoop a fool

nipper a young or small child

nippy (1) fast, or (2) cold

e.g. (1) \"that car is nippy !\"

e.g. (2) \"it\'s nippy out today\"

nix nothing

none too easy very difficult

e.g. \"that exam was none too easy !\"

nosey parker somebody who is nosey

not bad very good

not so hot not very good, awful

old man father

old girl mother

old lady mother

one in the oven pregnant, also \"a bun in the oven\",

\"up the plum duff\" and \"in the pudding club\"

on spec on chance

on the nod on credit

on the razzle dressed up and looking for sex

on the tap looking for sex

on your bike! go away!

out for a duck obtained a zero score

Paddy an Irishman

paralitic to be drunk

pavement sidewalk

pictures, the the cinema

pick-me-up a tonic

pie eyed to be drunk

pigs, the police

pigs breakfast a mess

pigs ear a mess

pig in muck somebody in their element

e.g. \"he is as happy as a pig in muck\"

pillock an insult

pinny apron

pissed drunk

pissed off to be annoyed

e.g. \"I was pissed off !\"

e.g. \"He really pissed me off !\"

The US replace \"pissed off\" with \"pissed\" alone.

piss head somebody who is drunk quite often

plastered drunk

e.g. \"He\'s plastered !\"

play hookey to play truant

plimpsolls childrens non-laced sneakers

plod police man/woman

plonk cheap wine

e.g. \"This plonk\'s not bad !\"

plonker (1) penis, (2) fool

e.g. \"you silly plonker !\"

plus fours trousers

ponce a homosexual

pong a bad smell

pooh pooh to reject an idea

e.g. \"He pooh pooh\'d my idea !\"

pools, the a weekly betting game based on the outcome

of soccer matches; run by Vernons and

Littlewoods (and possibly others)

pratt an insult

e.g. \"you stupid pratt !\"

preggers pregnant

pudding dessert

pull a bird meet a woman; pick up a girl

quite often shortened to \'pull\'

e.g. \"Did you pull ?\"

pull a fast one to fool or swindle somebody

pull a pint hand pump beer into a glass

pull a stroke to outsmart

pull the other one I don\'t believe you