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..... 184 People

    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
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 25, 2014

    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

    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
    5 Responses Jun 25, 2011

    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
    1 Response May 28, 2011

    Capped

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

    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
    51-55, M
    5 Responses May 21, 2011

    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

    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
    8 Responses Jun 11, 2011

    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
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2013

    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
    35 Responses May 25, 2011

    "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
    4 Responses May 22, 2011

    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

    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
    56 Responses May 21, 2011

    Mingers

    are twats. And Twats are mingers. They are completely interchangeable.
    peza peza
    51-55, M
    3 Responses May 21, 2011

    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

    Uk Slang

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

    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

    "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
    7 Responses Oct 17, 2011

    "doin' My Head In!"

    This means that the individual is being annoyed by someone or something.i.e. "That Margaret, she's doing my head in...."Samantha xx
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker
    41-45, F
    6 Responses May 24, 2011

    "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

    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

    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, 2014

    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

    "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
    6 Responses May 21, 2011

    Ooo A Few Of My Favourites

    *words will be added as I remember them*Bint - old womanInit - Isn't it - although the Greek version is very similar, just sounds like eeeneh and means the same thingTwat - pussyBruv - I hate this one, I never use it, just roll my eyes at those that do. Normally said by guys who...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 21, 2011

    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
    16 Responses Jul 2, 2011

    "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
    6 Responses May 21, 2011

    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
    3 Responses May 23, 2011

    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
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2011

    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

    "Cheesed Off" :)

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

    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

    "sweating Like A Paedophile In Mothercare...."

      Not a nice one this. Mothercare is is mother and child/baby store in the UK..   The term means that it is hot and that the individual is perspiring lots...   Samantha xx
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 24, 2011

    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
    1 Response Aug 8, 2011

    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

    "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
    16 Responses May 25, 2011

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    Aug 24, 2012

    "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
    13 Responses Oct 17, 2011

    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
    31-35, F
    17 Responses Oct 17, 2011
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