Slang – Nowt.

Meaning – Nothing.

This slang is British slang and it is commonly used in the north of England and Scotland. It is Northern English slang.

The opposite of nowt is owt. The slang expression owt means anything.

  • “Do you have owt to say for yourself?”

The British slang expression skint is used when somebody has little or no money.

Slang Expressions For Nothing:

There are a number of different slang expressions we can use to refer to nothing at all.

  • Bugger-all (mildly offensive)
  • Diddly-squat
  • Jack-squat
  • Sod-all (mildly offensive)
  • Zilch
  • Zip (US slang)


  • “I can’t believe that my brother got me nowt for Xmas. I got him a new phone!”
  • “I’m not sure what you’re expecting, there’s nowt I can do about it.”

In The News:

‘It’s nowt to do with me’: What murder-accused told police after arrest

What is slang?

Slang is informal language. Words or phrases that are used between friends or groups of people that have something in common.

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