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Slang – Banter

Slang – Banter. Meaning – The playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks. To speak in a playful or teasing way. This expression can also be used to describe someone making a joke…

Slang – Codswallop

British English Slang – Codswallop. Meaning – Nonsense. This expression is usually directed towards someone who is talking – or writing – nonsense. Codswallop is often said to someone who…

Slang – Skint

British English Slang – Skint. Meaning – (adjective) To have no money. The word skint is a slang term commonly used in British and Australian English to describe a situation where…

Slang – Dilly-dally

British English Slang – Dilly-dally or Dilly dally. Meaning – To wander aimlessly or to dawdle. This expression is used to describe walking or behaving without purpose; to be idle…

Slang – Knackered

British English Slang – Knackered or Cream Crackered. Meaning – Extremely tired. This expression can also be used to describe something that is worn out or damaged because it has…

Slang – Pig Out

Slang – Pig out. Meaning – To eat too much or to eat a lot.  To make a pig of yourself. To eat to excess. A food binge. This slang…

Slang – Numpty

British English Slang – Numpty. Meaning – (noun) An idiot.  A stupid or foolish person. Numpty is often used in a mildly derogatory way, but it can also…

Slang – Cuppa

British English Slang – Cuppa. Meaning – Cup of tea. Example: “I think it’s time for a break. Does anyone fancy a cuppa?” Related: British Culture – Tea…

Slang – Telly

British English Slang – Telly. Meaning – Television. Telly is often used as a casual or informal way to refer to a television, especially in the UK, Ireland…

Slang – Moggy

British English Slang – Moggy. Meaning – An informal name for a cat. A domestic cat that is not a pedigree or purebred. Moggy is similar to the…

Slang – Spuds

British English Slang – Spuds. Meaning – Potatoes. The expression spud is a common British slang term for potato. Different Ways To Eat Spuds: Boiled – Potatoes are…