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SLANGS WORDS DICTIONARY | Slangs words used for different purposes like to use abbreviations or to use deep meaning of word or to use specific meaning.Slangs words mean specific phrases or words used for informal and speciallly social groups like youngsters or teenagers and most of these slang terms used in internet.

Slangs Words Dictionary List

  1. All mouth and no trousers — Slangs Words Dictionary All talk, no action, i.e. Braggadocio.
  2. Argy-bargy —Slangs Words Dictionary- An argument or heated confrontation.
  3. Any road – Up north (where they talk funny!!) instead of saying anyway, they say “any road”! Weird huh?
  4. Arse –Slangs Words Dictionary- This is a word that doesn’t seem to exist in America. It basically means the same asass, but is much ruder. It is used in phrases like “pain in the arse” (a nuisance) or I “can’t be arsed” (I can’t be bothered) or you might hear something was “a half arsed attempt” meaning that it was not done properly.
  5. Arse about face – Slangs Words Dictionary-This means you are doing something back to front.
  6. Arse over elbow – Slangs Words Dictionary-This is another way of saying head over heels but is a little more descriptive. Usually happens after 11pm on a Saturday night and too many lagers! Some Americans say ass over teakettle apparently!
  7. Arse over tit –Slangs Words Dictionary- Another version of arse over elbow, but a bit more graphic!
  8. Arsehole –Slangs Words Dictionary- Asshole to you. Not a nice word in either language.
  9. Arseholed –Slangs Words Dictionary- Drunk! Usually in the advanced stages of drunken stupor, someone would be considered “completely arseholed”. Never me, of course!
  10. Ace –Slangs Words Dictionary- If something is ace it is awesome. I used to hear it a lot in Liverpool. Kids thought all cool stuff was ace, or brill.
  11. Aggro – Slangs Words Dictionary-Short for aggravation, it’s the sort of thing you might expect at a football match. In other words – trouble! There is sometimes aggro in the cities after the pubs shut!
    All right? –Slangs Words Dictionary- This is used a lot around London and the south to mean, “Hello, how are you”? You would say it to a complete stranger or someone you knew. The normal response would be for them to say “All right”? back to you. It is said as a question. Sometimes it might get expanded to “all right mate”? Mostly used by blue collar workers but also common among younger people.
  12. Anti-clockwise –Slangs Words Dictionary- Going against time and man’s wishes
  13. Ass –Slangs Words Dictionary- Your backside, but mostly a donkey!
  14. Au fait – Slangs Words Dictionary-Another one of those French expressions that have slipped into the English language. This one means to be familiar with something. I’d say at the end of reading all this you’d be au fait with the differences between American and English!
  15. Bail —Slangs Words Dictionary- Intransitive verb for leaving abruptly.
  16. Bang to rights — Slangs Words Dictionary-Equivalent of ‘dead to rights.’ Caught in the act. Caught red-handed.
  17. Bestest—Slangs Words Dictionary-Many have called this superlative lazy or unnecessary, and yet, Grammarly users seem to love it. English superlatives are notoriously fickle, since some need intensifiers like “more,” while others can take the “-est” suffix.
  18. Bent as a nine-bob note — Slangs Words Dictionary-Metaphor for dishonesty or corruption that references the nine-schilling (bob) note, which does not exist and must therefore be counterfeit.
  19. Basic-Slangs Words Dictionary- A put-down describing someone or something that’s not very interesting or highly evolved. — “Those boys are so basic. Why do they all want to dress the same?”
  20. Bae-Slangs Words Dictionary-A term of endearment, usually for romantic partners, but possibly for close friends as well. — “Bae, you’re the best.”
  21. Blinding —Slangs Words Dictionary- An adjective for excellence.
  22. Feeling blue-Slangs Words Dictionary- have the blues — A feeling of depression or sadness.
  23. Baccy – Tobacco-Slangs Words Dictionary- The sort you use to roll your own.
  24. Blunt – Slangs Words Dictionary-If a saw or a knife is not sharp we say it is blunt. It is also the way most of us speak! In America the knife would be dull.
  25. Bob’s your uncle – Slangs Words Dictionary-This is a well used phrase. It is added to the end of sentences a bit likeand that’s it! For example if you are telling someone how to make that fabulous banoffee pie you just served them, you would tell them to boil the condensed milk for three hours, spread it onto a basic cheesecake base, slice bananas on top, add some whipped double cream, another layer of banana and Bob’s your uncle!
  26. Bang –Slangs Words Dictionary- Nothing to do with your hair – this is a rather unattractive way of describing havingsex. Always gets a smile from Brits in American hair dressers when they are asked about their bangs.
  27. Barmy – If someone tells you that you’re barmy they mean you have gone mad or crazy. For example you’d have to be barmy to visit England without trying black pudding!
    Beastly – You would call something or somebody beastly if they were really nasty orunpleasant. Most people would consider you a snob or an upper class git if you used this word. People like Fergie can get away with it though.
  28. Bees Knees – This is the polite version of the dog’s bollocks. So if you are in polite company and want to say that something was fabulous, this phrase might come in handy.
  29. Belt up – For some reason I heard this quite a lot as a kid. It’s the British for shut up.
    Bender – I used to go out on a bender quite frequently when I was at university. Luckily bender doesn’t only mean a gay man, it also means a pub crawl or a heavy drinking session.
  30. Bespoke – We say something is bespoke if it has been created especially for someone, in the same way that you say custom. For example a computer program might be bespoken for a client, or you may order a bespoke holiday, where the travel agent creates an itinerary around your exact requirements.
  31. Best of British – If someone says “The best of British to you” when you are visiting the UK, it simply means good luck. It is short for “best of British luck”.
  32. Biggie – This is unusual. A biggie is what a child calls his poo! Hence the reason Wendy’s Hamburgers has never really taken off in England – who would buy “biggie fries”? Yuck – I’m sure you wouldn’t buy poo fries! The other meaning of Biggie is erection. It just gets worse!
  33. Bite your arm off – This is not aggressive behaviour that a football fan might engage in. In fact it just means that someone is over excited to get something. For instance you might say that kids would bite your arm off for an ice cream on a sunny day.
  34. Bladdered – This rather ugly expression is another way of saying you are drunk. The link is fairly apparent I feel!
  35. Blast – An exclamation of surprise. You may also hear someone shout “blast it”, or even “bugger and blast”!
  36. Blatant – We use this word a lot to mean something is really obvious.
  37. Bleeding – An alternative to the word bloody. You’ll hear people say “bleeding hell” or “not bleeding likely” for example.
  38. Blimey – Another exclamation of surprise. My Dad used to say “Gawd Blimey” or “Gor Blimey” or even “Cor Blimey”. It is all a corruption of the oath God Blind Me.
  39. Blinding – If something is a blinding success – it does not mean that any eyes were poked out with sharp sticks – it means it was awesome.
  40. Blinkered – Someone who is blinkered is narrow minded or narrow sighted – they only see one view on a subject. It comes from when horses that pulled carriages wore blinkers to stop them seeing to the side or behind them which stopped them from being startled and only let them see where they were going.
  41. Bloody – One of the most useful swear words in English. Mostly used as an exclamation of surprise i.e. “bloody hell” or “bloody nora”. Something may be “bloody marvellous” or “bloody awful”. It is also used to emphasise almost anything, “you’re bloody mad”, “not bloody likely” and can also be used in the middle of other words to emphasise them. E.g. “Abso-bloody-lutely”! Americans should avoid saying “bloody” as they sound silly.
  42. Blooming – Another alternative to the word bloody. You might hear someone say “not blooming likely” so that they don’t have to swear.
  43. Blow me – When an English colleague of mine exclaimed “Blow Me” in front of a large American audience, he brought the house down. It is simply an exclamation of surprise, short for “Blow me down”, meaning something like I am so surprised you could knock me over just by blowing. Similar to “Well knock me down with a feather”. It is not a request for services to be performed.
  44. Blow off – Who blew off? Means who farted? Constant source of amusement to us Brits when you guys talk about blowing people off. Conjours up all sort of bizarre images!
  45. Bodge – We bodge things all the time here. I’m sure you do too! To do a bodge job means to do a quick and dirty. Make it look good for the next day or two and if it falls down after that – hey well we only bodged it! Applies to building, DIY, programming and most other things.
  46. Bogey – Booger. Any variety, crusty dragons included!
  47. Bollocks – This is a great English word with many excellent uses. Technically speaking it meanstesticles but is typically used to describe something that is no good (that’s bollocks) or that someone is talking rubbish (he’s talking bollocks). Surprisingly it is also used in a positive manner to describe something that is the best, in which case you would describe it as being “the dog’s bollocks”. Englishmen who live in America take great delight in ordering specialised registration plates for their cars using the letters B.O.L.L.O.X. Good eh?
  48. Bomb – If something costs a bomb it means that it is really expensive. We say it when we see the price of insurance in the US, you could try saying it when you see how much jeans orpetrol cost over here!
  49. Bomb – If something goes like a bomb it means it is going really well or really fast. Or you could say an event went down like a bomb and it would mean that the people really enjoyed it. In the US the meaning would be almost exactly the reverse.
  50. Budge up – If you want to sit down and someone is taking up too much space, you’d ask them to budge up – move and make some space.
  51. Bugger – This is another fairly unique word with no real American equivalent. Like bloody it has many uses apart from the obvious dictionary one pertaining to rather unusual sexual habits. My father was always shouting “bugger” when he was working in the garage or garden. Usually when he hit his thumb or dropped a nail or lost something. Today we might use the sh** or the f*** words but bugger is still as common. The fuller version of this would be “bugger it”. It can also be used to tell someone to get lost (bugger off), or to admit defeat (we’re buggered) or if you were tired or exhausted you would be buggered. You can also call someone a bugger. When I won £10 on the lottery my mate called me a “lucky bugger”.
  52. Bugger all – If something costs bugger all, it means that it costs nothing. Meaning it is cheap. If you have bugger all, it means you have nothing.
  53. Bum – This is the part of your body you sit on. Your ass! It might also be someone who is down and out, like a tramp. You might also bum around, if you are doing nothing in particular, just hanging out. Finally to bum something means to scrounge it from someone.
  54. Bung – To bung something means to throw it. For example a street trader might bung something in for free if you pay cash right now! Or you could say “bung my car keys over,mate”.
  55. Bung – A bung is also a bribe.
  56. Butchers – To have a butchers at something is to have a look. This is a cockney rhyming slang word that has become common. The reason “butchers” means a look even though it doesn’t rhyme is because it is short for “butchers hook” and “hook” of course, does rhyme.
  57. Bonk – Same meaning as shag. Means to have sex. E.g. “Did you bonk him/her?”.
  58. Botch – There are two expressions here – to botch something up or to do a botch job. They both mean that the work done was not of a high standard or was a clumsy patch. My Dad used to always tell me that workmen had botched it up and that he should have done the work properly himself.
  59. Bottle – Something you have after twenty pints of lager and a curry. A lotta bottle! This means courage. If you have a lotta bottle you have no fear.
  60. Box your ears – Many young chaps heard their dads threaten to box their ears when I was a littlun. Generally meant a slap around the head for misbehaving. Probably illegal these days!!
  61. Brassed off – If you are brassed off with something or someone, you are fed up.
  62. Pissedperhaps – Someone might pissed off in one’s pants
  63. Brill – Short for “brilliant”. Used by kids to mean cool.
  64. By the skin of (my/your/his/her) teeth — just barely.
  65. Creep (n.) — An unpleasantly weird/strange person.
  66. C of E – The Church of England. Our official protestant church – of which the Queen is the head.+
  67. Chuffed — To be very pleased about something.
  68. Conk — A blow to the head or nose.
  69. Corker — Someone or something that/who is outstanding. A standout.
  70. Chat up – To chat someone up is to try and pick them up. If you spotted a scrummy girly in a bar you might try to chat her up. Or a girl might try and chat up a chap!
  71. Cockney rhyming slang – There are lots of words that make up cockney rhyming slang. These are basically rhyming words like “butchers hook” which means “look”. If you are in London and you hear someone talk about a Septic they are probably talking about you – because it’s short for “Septic tank” which equals “yank”, which is our word for an American. How do you like that!
  72. Codswallop – Another one I heard a lot as a kid – usually when I was making up excuses for how the window got broken or why my dinner was found behind the sofa. My Dad would tell me I was talking a load of codswallop. American kids might be talking baloney under the same circumstances.
  73. Cor – You’ll often hear a Brit say “cor”! It is another one of those expressions of surprise that we seem to have so many of. It will sometimes be lengthened to “cor blimey” or “cor love a duck”, depending on where you are. “Cor blimey” is a variation of “Gawd Blimey” or “Gor Blimey”. They are all a corruption of the oath “God Blind Me”.
    Cracking – If something is cracking, it means it is the best. Usually said without pronouncing the last “G”. If a girl is cracking it means she is stunning.
  74. Cram – Before a big exam you would be expected to cram. This simply means to study hard the period running up to the exam.
  75. Crap – The same word in both countries – but less rude here. I loved watching Brits being interviewed on US chat shows and embarrassing the interviewer when they said something was “total crap”.
  76. Crikey – Another exclamation of surprise. Some people say “Crikey Moses”.
  77. Crusty dragon – A booger. One of the really crispy ones.
  78. Cheeky – “Eee you cheeky monkey” was what my mother said to me all the time when I was a kid. Cheeky means you are flippant, have too much lip or are a bit of a smart arse! Generally you are considered to be a bit cheeky if you have an answer for everything and always have the last word. My licence plate on my MX5 (Miata in American) was CHEEKY, which most Texans thought was something to do with bottoms – wrong!!
  79. Cheerio – Not a breakfast cereal. Just a friendly way of saying goodbye. Or in the north “tara” which is pronounced sort of like “churar”.
  80. Cheers – This word is obviously used when drinking with friends. However, it also has other colloquial meanings. For example when saying goodbye you could say “cheers”, or “cheers then”. It also means thank you. Americans could use it in English pubs, but should avoid the other situations as it sounds wrong with an American accent. Sorry!
  81. Cheesed off – This is a polite way of saying you are pissed off with something.
  82. Chin Wag – This is another word for a Chat. You can probably tell why!
  83. Chinese Whispers – This a good one. It refers to the way a story gets changed as is passes from one person to the next so that the end result may be completely different from what was originally said. Sound familiar?
  84. Chivvy along – When I’m standing patiently in the checkout queue at Tesco I like to chivvy along the old ladies in front of me. If only they would stop fannying around and hurry up!
  85. Chuffed – You would be chuffed to bits if you were really pleased about something.
  86. Clear off! – This expression brings back memories of being a kid and stealing apples from people’s gardens. Sometimes we would get caught and some old bloke would come out and shout “oi clear off you lot”. It basically means get lost.
  87. Cobblers – I have heard people say “what a load of cobblers” more than once. Maybe that’s because I talk so much rubbish. An equivalent would be what a load of bollocks. It means you are talking out of your butt and has nothing to do with any kind of dessert! Derived from the cockney rhyming slang where Cobblers Awls = Balls!
  88. Cock up – A cock up means you have made a mistake. It has nothing to do with parts of the male body.
  89. Couch Potato — A lazy person who spends the bulk of their time engaged in things that can be done while sitting on a couch.
  90. Cram — To study feverishly before an exam typically done after neglecting to study consistently.
  91. Crash — To abruptly fall asleep, or to show up without invitation.
  92. Down to earth — And adjective for practicality and lack of pretense.
  93. Drive up the wall — To irritate.
  94. DAE- Does Anyone Else?
  95. Duck – In and around Leeds you will find older people might call you “duck” in the same way that they might call you “love” or “dear” in other places. Usually pronounced more like “dook”, which rhymes with “book”.
  96. Duff – Anything that is duff is useless, junk, trash. It usually means that the object doesn’t do the job it was intended for. Our last Prime Minister was pretty duff!
  97. Duffer – Any person that is duff could be referred to as a duffer. The Prime Minister was a duffer.
  98. Dull – You would say something that was no longer sharp was dull. We would say blunt. To us something is dull if it is boring. It can apply to things – like a film could be dull. It also applies to people – I can think of several people who are dull!
  99. Do – If you go into a shop and say “do you do batteries?” it means “do you sell batteries”.
  100. Daft – My Dad used to call me a daft ‘apeth which is short for a daft half penny (in old money). It basically means stupid.

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