• Slang – Nowt
  • Meaning – Nothing.
  • This slang is British slang and it is commonly used in the north of England. It is Northern English slang.
  • The opposite of nowt is owt. Owt means something.
  • Meaning of the expression skint.
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)
Example:
  • “I can’t believe that my brother got me nowt for Xmas. I got him a new phone!”

What is slang?

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