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I Want To Teach Ep Members Uk Slang

For ALL the non-UK people that have a bit of a problem - sometimes - with our lingo....Oooops....I mean, our English..... 186 People

    Passionate About English

    hello guys, years ago i started to learn english, just as a whim. soon i became passionate about it and recently i moved to england (southampton). i do love english accents from all over the country. id love to meet someone i could speak to, listening to british accents is like...
    duclayton duclayton 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2012

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    "Kicked The Bucket"

    Another, slang word for someone, who has sadly passed on, is "kicked the bucket"!!! I would love to know, where some of the origins of these slang words come!
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 14 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Scottish Slang

    All of these are used in Scotland. (Well Ayrshire anyway)Aye- a term of acceptance, another word for yesKen- not the bloke down the street, it means knowJammy- not a type of sandwich, can mean dodgy or lucky eg Celtic scored a jammy last minute winner, those jammy people won the...
    DiapersNo1 DiapersNo1 18-21, M Aug 8, 2011

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    frame Thissen

    This is used all the time in our house meaning get a move on or hurry yourself up.
    Gaz7 Gaz7 51-55, M 4 Responses May 23, 2011

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    I am american, but I thought I would say thank

    you for posting these posts I enjoy learn foreign slang, and it's not always easy noticing the slang in the uk. I Would be happy to talk to, and meet more people in the uk I go by strive on Ep, and I am in college hoping that after college I can immigrate there hopefully. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22

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    Uk Slang

    "Gobshite" A derogatory term that is given to someone who is idiotic and mouthy. :)
    ChilledVibe ChilledVibe 22-25, M Apr 6, 2012

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    Cob

    Cob, batch, roll or bap it all depends which part of the UK you are from. It's something that will never be agreed upon but it means the bread part of a burger. "Cob" can also be used as a verb meaning to throw. "He was ******* me off so I cobbed it at him", "Oi, cob it over...
    Bleed Bleed 31-35, F 37 Responses May 25, 2011

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    Gobshite

    This term is used to describe someone who talks a lot but doesn't say anything of any value!
    Gaz7 Gaz7 51-55, M 19 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    Capped

    Meaning surprised, I never use this but my dads allus saying i'll be capped wi missen someday,
    Gaz7 Gaz7 51-55, M 11 Responses May 25, 2011

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    Cockney Banter

    Lets get down to the Brass tacts, i love abit of cockney banter, it all started when i was doing abit of bird, when i got out i was oborasic lint. So i thought its about time i pulled my almonds up or else i would be brown bread in a couple of years, so i headed down the apple...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 10, 2011

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    Livin Ower T' Brush

    A term to describe a couple living toghether  who are not married.
    Gaz7 Gaz7 51-55, M 5 Responses May 27, 2011

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    Numpty.

    Numpty originated in Scotland, it means to be an idiot, it's one of my favorite words as it's so descriptive!
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 Apr 4, 2012

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    Nose :D :D <>

    The slang words for the nose are; snitch, conk concord lol these are the only three i can think of! lol
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    Prannet.

    A stupid southern term of abuse , prolly poularised in **** seventies comedies such as , The Good Life. Now virtually archaic and only used by proper prannets , innit ?
    peza peza 46-50, M 5 Responses May 21, 2011

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    "bent As A Ten Bob Note"

    This phrase, when uttered correctly, brings into disrepute the authenticity of someone or something...a fake or a forgery...or a suspect person...The "Ten Bob" equates to 50p in new money and the UK only used to do one pound notes as the lowest denominator (100 pence makes a...
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F 20 Responses May 25, 2011

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    "Cheesed Off" :)

    The phrase "cheesed off" is sometimes associated to mean "fed up"
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 39 Responses May 21, 2011

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    A crash course on some of our slang.

    Tosser- idiot Jell- jealous Ream- cool Lush- nice Fit- hot/good looking Hench- toned Bugger- **** or **** it Knackered-tired Nutter- weirdo Mate- friend Bird- girl Love- girl Bellend-idiot Shite- ****
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F Aug 5

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    Mingers

    are twats. And Twats are mingers. They are completely interchangeable.
    peza peza 46-50, M 3 Responses May 21, 2011

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    "kip"

       This means to have a sleep....   i.e. "I'm going for a kip now...."  Samantha xx
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F 6 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Hmm... I Will Find Something On The Net....

    Adam & Eve = Believe (as in would you Adam & Eve it?!?) Duke of York = Fork  Alan Whickers = Knickers Jam Jar = Car Apples & Pears = Stairs Pen & Ink = Stink (as in it pen & inks in here!) Boat race = Face (as in ugly boat...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 19 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Fancying....

    Thanks Curtis, for this.... The term "Fancying" means to be attracted to someone... as in, "George fancies Gill" or "I'm fancying that bloke in the corner over there...." Martika xx
    Martika Martika 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    "as Rough As A Badger's....."

    This is usually a term to state the feeling of either a heavy night out drinking and the morning afterwards or the appearance of someone, sometimes due to being unkempt, sometimes due to lack of (perceived) beauty...i.e. "Geez, after 12 pints of beer last night I feel as rough as...
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F 7 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Mouth! :D :D <>

    Sometimes i say to my grandson! "wow!! you have a big gob" or shut your lil mush! lol Both are slang words for the mouth lol
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    How I Dont Want Uk To Get Any More Bad Habits

    ok the Internet we have to give them that Microsoft. Us Brits have Children(KIds) 9 or 10 going to school with Mobile phones(cellphones) when they are studying Maths(math) we have 4 terms(somesters) a year. yes i opened my cars bonnet(hood) and put my cases in the boot(trunk) i...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M Feb 2, 2013

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    Heres Some I Know

    Myther-To annoy or bother some one eg Stop mythering me! Arlarse-Being so sly your being an arse to them Nowt-nothing (can be changed with owt and ewt frequently) eg You doing owt?
    jawdrop jawdrop 18-21, M 2 Responses May 28, 2011

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    Darbeeshir Dialect

    I thought Id try to write something phonetically in my native tongue. First a few words jitty - a small alleyway aya - have you asta - have you gorra - got a Then a short written piece - very random! a wer walking downt road an saw a dog, he wer scratting his arse on the...
    thebrightdazzler thebrightdazzler 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    "if The Cap Fits....."

      Awwwwww.....so soooooooooo British, this one!  Used in terms of comments that are made befitting the person in question.  i.e. "Why are you looking at me like I'm dumb?"         "Well.....if the cap fits...." Samantha xx  
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F 5 Responses May 22, 2011

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    In fact English isn't my mother tongue ,

    i'm from Egypt . i love slang language , but it needs to practice with native speaker . So i'm planning to travel to Uk and take English course there . On the other hand if i can't travel , what shall i do ?
    essoo essoo 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Just Another User...

    I want the knowledge if only to totally click with the IT Crowd and Dr. Who :)  Thanks guys!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10, 2011

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    "Pegged It"

    Pegged it, is another,  "slang" word for some one who has sadly passed! on! awe awful words, to use i know!  But there, "some people, use this word"!
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 8 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Sayings From The South West

    Just a couple of sayings I have become aware of since moving to the South West from Essex in the East Insted of asking "where are you?"  People here ask "where you too" For a job well done in Cornwall it's "a proper job" they even had a beer called proper job too.  Tourist are...
    Eastsaxon Eastsaxon 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    Minced

    Usually used when completely and utterly fatigued or drunk beyond belief (probably more so the the latter :D )
    ChilledVibe ChilledVibe 22-25, M Apr 6, 2012

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    Some More

    Dual Carriageway Adam and Eve-Believe Ace-Something thats brilliant Aggro-Aggression. Like he has too much aggro Bladdered-very drunk
    jawdrop jawdrop 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    "stuffed"

     This, in my case, has to do with food. When you eat a lot you get "stuffed" ! i.e. "Oh, I can't eat a pudding....I'm stuffed after the main course!"OR, it could also be used as a means of defense....to attack another verbally...i.e. "I'm not doing that!!!! You can go and get...
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F 7 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Popped Is Cloggs

    A term used to describe someone who as died! The term comes from Lancashire, when someone was about to die or had died their cloggs would be taken to the pawnbrokers because they would not be needing them anymore hence popping your cloggs.
    Gaz7 Gaz7 51-55, M 11 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    Thanks Sam ...

    Thanks to Sam for starting this group which, in the interests of cultural exchange with our cousins across the Atlantic, is a worthy cause indeed!So here's a few to add to the list of expressions:Bees knees - if something or someone is the bees knees it means they are great or...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 74 Responses May 21, 2011

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    There Are Some More Of The U.K Slangs.

    Argy-bargy = Heated Argument Dodgy = Suspect (as in "that looks a bit dodgy") Rabbit (verb) = To Chat On and On Agro = Hassle Lad = Boy Sleeping Policeman = Speed Bump Back of Beyond = Middle of Nowhere Lass = Girl...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    Cobs

    In Nottinghamshire the word cob is the name given to a bread roll. In the north west it is called a balm cake, in the west midlands I believe it is called a batch! Jo xxx
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    Blimey

    Blimey - An exclamation of surprise. Comparable to, "My goodness!" My Grandad used to say "Gor Blimey" or "Cor Blimey". It's a corruption of the oath God Blind Me. Also "God Blimey".
    NatalieMacaulay NatalieMacaulay 18-21, F Aug 24, 2012

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