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abdabs = Noun. Terror, the frights, nerves. Often heard as the screaming abdabs. [1940s]
absobloodylutely = Adv. Absolutely.
Abysinnia! = Exclam. A jocular and intentional mispronunciation of "I'll be seeing you!"
accidentally-on-purpose = Phrs. Seemingly accidental but with veiled malice or harm.
ace (!) = Adj. Excellent, wonderful. Exclam. Excellent!
acid \кислота\= Noun. The drug LSD. Lysergic acid diethylamide. [Orig. U.S. 1960s]
acid house = Noun. The dance music scene that pre-empted 'rave' in Britain, and began the long association of 'house' music and 'ecstasy'.
ackers = Noun. Money. From the Egyptian akka.
action man = Noun. A man who participates in macho activities.
Adam and Eve = Verb. Believe. Cockney rhyming slang. E.g."I don't Adam and Eve it, it's not true!"
aerated \ газированный, шипучий, проветренный \ = Adj. Over-excited. Becoming obsolete \ устарелый \ although still heard used by older generations. Often mispronounced as aeriated.
afty = Noun. Afternoon. E.g."Are you going to watch the game this afty?" [North-west use]
agony aunt = Noun. A woman who provides answers to readers letters in a publication's agony column. {Informal}
aggro = Noun. Aggressive troublemaking, violence, aggression. Abb. of aggravation.
airlocked \ воздухонепроницаемый, герметичный = Adj. Drunk, intoxicated. [N. Ireland use]
airy-fairy = Adj. Lacking \ испытывающий недостаток \ in strength, insubstantial / иллюзорный, нереальный /. {Informal}
air guitar = Noun. An imaginary guitar played by rock music fans whilst listening to their favourite tunes.
aks = Verb. To ask. E.g."I aksed him to move his car from the driveway." [dialect]
Alan Whickers = Noun. Knickers / (разговорное) сокр. от knickerbockers бриджи, гольфы трикотажные панталоны (с резинкой у колен) тренировочные штаны детские брючки knickers разг. см. knickerbockers ~ дамские панталоны /, underwear. Rhyming slang, often shortened to Alans.

aled (up) = Adj. Drunk, intoxicated by alcohol, usually beer (ale).
alkie = Noun. An alcoholic. Also spelt alky.
all mouth and (no) trousers = Phrs. Boastful \ хвастливый \ and without just reason. E.g."You shouldn't pay any attention to him, he's all mouth and no trousers."
all-nighter = Noun. A club night or event that goes on all night.

all over the shop = Phrs. 1. In a mess, out of order, disorganized.
                                    2. Everywhere. E.g."I've been all over the shop this morning and I can't find her anywhere."

all time loser = Noun. A public house, a bar. Rhyming slang on 'boozer'. See 'boozer'.
all to cock = Phrs. Messed up, useless, wrong.
Almond / миндаль / rocks = Noun. Socks. Cockney rhyming slang, often shortened to almonds.
alright! = Exclam. Hello. A greeting. No answer is expected to what is inherently a question. Northern dialect has created the phonetic corruption awreet.
amber nectar = Noun. Lager. [Orig. Aust.]
anchors \якоря\= Noun. Brakes. E.g."I slammed the anchors on and hit my head on the steering wheel."
ane = Noun. Abb. of anus.
ankle-biters = Noun. Children, particularly crawling babies. [Orig. Aust.]
anorak \ анорак, куртка с капюшоном \ = Noun. An often socially inept \ неподходящий, непригодный \ person, having an obsessive interest in a hobby or subject. Usually has little or no fashion sense, and errs towards eccentricity. Originates from the 'trainspotter' look, of wearing anoraks; spending so much time at the end of station platforms in all weathers necessitates the wearing of such attire. Cf. 'trainspotter'. Derog.
antwacky = Adj. Old fashioned. Possibly from antique(y). E.g."Oh no way! I'm not wearing those shoes, they're so antwacky." [Merseyside/West Lancashire use]
any road = Adv. Anyway. Also spelt anyroad.
apeshit = See 'go apeshit'.
apeth = Noun. A pet name for a silly person. A shortening of 'daft apeth'. The apeth is derived from 'half a penny's worth'.
apples and pears = Noun. Stairs. Possibly the most commonly expressed piece of Cockney rhyming slang that is used as an example of such, or used in jocular mimicry. The term is infrequently heard used in genuine daily use.
Archer \лучник, стрелок из лука\ = Noun. Ј2000. From the amount of money given by Jeffrey Archer to a prostitute (Monica Coughlan) to enable her to leave the country, and in order to buy her silence over services rendered. Jeffrey Archer, bestselling author and currently serving a prison sentence for perjury.
argue the toss \бросок\= Vrb phrs. To argue or dispute loudly and at length.
argy-bargy = Noun. Trouble, noisy quarrelling, arguing. {Informal}.
arris \острый край, кромка\ =Noun. Buttocks, 'arse'. Convoluted Cockney rhyming slang for 'arse'; Ariss, an abbvreviation of Aristotle, rhyming with bottle, and thereafter leading to bottle and glass rhyming with 'arse'. Also aris.
arrows = Noun. Darts, the equipment and the game itself.
arse = Noun. 1. The buttocks. The similar 'ass' isn't used as frequently, remaining more of an Americanism. S.e. from 1600s until mid 1800s.
                   2. An objectionable person.
                   3. A mistake, a poor job. E.g."He made such an arse of that plastering that we will need to redo it."
arse about /around = Verb. To mess around, to waste time.
arse about face = Phrs. Back to front.
arse about tit = Phrs. Back to front.
arse-bandit = Noun. A homosexual male. Derog.
arsed = Adj. Concerned, bothered. Usually heard in the negative sense of can't be arsed. E.g."I can't be arsed with work today, it's too damned hot."
arse-hole = Noun. 1. An idiot, contemptible person.
                          2. The anus. * Also spelt arsehole.

arseholed = Adj. Very drunk.
arse-licker = Noun. A sycophant / подхалим, лизоблюд /.
arse-licking = Adj. Sycophantic behaviour.
arse load = Noun. In large quantities, a lot of, a great amount. E.g." She's given me arse loads of paperwork to complete before lunch."
arse over kettle = Phrs. Fall over. Also arse over tea kettle.
arse over tit = Phrs. Fall over, head over heels. E.g."She went arse over tit on the ice outside."
arse-on = Noun. A bad mood. E.g."Keep out of Andy's way, he's got a the arse-on."
arse-up = Noun. A shambles / бойня ~ разг. кавардак /, a сockup'.          

                Verb. To make a 'cock-up'. E.g."You wouldn't have arsed it up if you'd revised for your exam like everyone else."
arsewipe = Noun. 1. Toilet paper.

                           2. A contemptible / презренный / person.
arsey = Adj. Moody.
article = Noun. An objectionable person. E.g."Come on, go and tidy your bedroom you lazy article."
arvo = Noun. Afternoon. See 'this arvo'. [Orig. Aust.]
as fuck = Phrs. An intensifier. E.g."It was rusty as fuck, so wasn't worth repairing."
as right as rain = Phrs. Satisfactory, comfortable, well.
ass = Noun. See 'arse'.
asshole = Noun. See 'arsehole'.
asswipe = Noun. Meaning the same as 'arsewipe'. [Orig. U.S.]
as the actress said to the bishop = Phrs. A jocular catch phrase that draws attention to an otherwise innocent statement by imbuing sexual innuendo/ косвенный намек; инсинуация /. Other variations include "as the mistress said to the gardener".
Auntie = Noun. The BBC (The British Broadcasting Corporation). Affectionate and dated pet name.
aviation blonde = Noun. A female with hair dyed blonde. From blonde hair, black box - black box being an aeroplane flight recorder and 'box' also being slang for vagina.
avvy = Noun. Afternoon. See 'this avvy'.
away with the mixer = Phrs. Not quite in touch with reality, in a dreamy state. [Merseyside use]
awesome! \ужасный, ужасающий\ = Adj. Great! Excellent! [Orig. U.S.]
awright (!) = Adj./Adv./Exclam. An alternative spelling and pronunciation of alright (all right).
axe = Noun. A guitar.
axe wound = Noun. Vagina. Cf. 'hairy axe wound'.
Ayrton = Noun. Ten pounds (monetary). Rhyming slang for tenner, on Ayrton Senna, the motor racing driver.
ay-up! = Exclam. A greeting, hello. [dialect]

 


  

 

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bab / baba = Verb. To defecate. [Yorkshire/Hull/Nottinghamshire use]
Noun. Faeces. [Yorkshire/Hull/Nottinghamshire use]
* Also spelt babber.

babby = Noun. A baby, child. [northern dialect/Irish]
babe = Noun. Usually applied to a young attractive female but also said with reference to males. [Orig. U.S.]
babe magnet = Noun. An attractive or sexually desirable male. [Orig. U.S.]
baboon = Noun. An oaf/ дитя гоблинов; ребенок, оставленный взамен гоблинами, эльфами (как правило, он бывает наделен самыми ужасными пороками, качествами) /, a fool.
baby gravy /амер.; превосходная подливка, сл. легкая нажива, незаконные доходы; взятка/ = Noun. Semen.
backdoor = Noun. A euphemism for the anus. [Orig. U.S.]
backhander = Noun. A bribe /взятка, подкуп/.
backie = Noun. A pillion  \заднее сиденье (мотоцикла\ ride on a bycycle.
back passage = Noun. The rectum. {Informal}
back scuttle = Noun. Anal intercourse. Verb. To have anal intercourse.
backs to the wall = Phrs. A homophobic comment and warning to fellow heterosexuals that contact with a gay male is likely or happening. From the misconception that all gay males will endevour, or want to have anal intercourse with any male. Derog.

backy = Noun. Abb. of tobacco. Another variation is Backo.
bacon sarnie = Noun. Pakistani. Rhyming slang. See 'sarnie'.
bad = Adj. Good, excellent. [Orig. U.S.]
bad egg = Noun. A miscreant / негодяй Syn : scoundrel, rascal, уст. еретик /, a corrupt person, an untrustworthy person. Cf. 'good egg'.
badger = Verb. To bother incessantly / непрерывно, непрестанно, бесконечно /. E.g."Stop badgering her, she's not interested in buying another pair of your cheap trainers."
bad hair day = Noun. 1. A day when one is unable to arrange one's hair into a satisfactory and pleasing style.
                               2. Used figuratively for a problematic and difficult day.
badly packed kebab = Noun. The female genitals. [1990s]
bad mouth = Verb. To insult or denigrate /клеветать, наговаривать/. [Orig. U.S.]
bad news = Noun. A troublesome person.
baffies = Noun. Slippers. [Scottish use]
bag = Noun. 1. An ugly woman. Cf. 'old bag'. Derog.
                   2. An objectionable and unpleasant person.
                   3. Meaning that which interests. E.g."What's your bag ? Mine is dance music." [Orig. U.S. 1960s]
                   4. The scrotum. Suffix. A suffix that emphasises the essential undesirable nature of a person in perjorative nouns such as 'tossbag', 'shitbag', 'ratbag' etc.

bag (of sand) = Noun. Ј1000, a thousand pounds sterling. Rhyming slang on a 'grand'. Often shortened to bag.
baggin(g) = Noun. A snack or food taken between meals. Heard pronounced as baggin. [Lancs/Yorks use]
bag lady = Noun. A homeless woman who carries her worldly possessions in bags.
bag of bones = Noun. A very thin or emaciated person or animal.
bag off = Verb. A less usual version of 'cop' (verb 1.).
bags = Verb. To claim as one's own due to being the first to make such a claim. E.g."Bags I go first." {Informal}.

           Noun. Trousers. {Informal}.
bagsy = Verb. A variation on 'bags'(verb). Basically meaning bags I.
bahookie = Noun. The backside, 'arse'. [Glasgow use]
ball and chain = Noun. A wife or girlfriend. Derog.
ball-bag = Noun. The scrotum /анат. мошонка/.
ballocks (!) = Noun. 1. The testicles. A variation on 'bollocks'. S.E. from 1200s, slang from mid 1800s. Cf. 'bollocks'.
                             2. Rubbish, nonsense. Exclam. An exclamation of annoyance, disbelief or disagreement.

balls (!) = Noun. 1. Testicles. Usually in plural.
                         2. Courage, in for example, "She hasn't got the balls to tell him the truth."
                         3. Rubbish, nonsense. Exclam. Expressing annoyance / досада; раздражение /.

ballsed-up = Adj. Ruined, in a mess.
balls (something) up = Verb. To make a mess of a situation.
balls-up = Noun. A mess up, a 'cock-up'. E.g."I've made a right balls-up of my exams."
                Verb. To make a mess of a situation.
balm = Noun. A bread bun or roll. Cf. 'balmcake'.
balmy = Adj. Insane, crazy. A derivative of the earlier 'barmy.'
baloney = Noun. Nonsense. Also spelt boloney. [Orig. U.S.]
baltic = Adj. Very cold, with respect to the weather or air temperature. [Orig. U.S.]
bam = Noun. A foolish and objectionable person. Abbreviated form of 'bampot'. Derog. [Scottish use]
bamboozle = Verb. To confuse, to mystify.
bampot = Noun. A foolish and objectionable person. Cf. 'bam' and 'bamstick'. Derog. [Scottish use]
bamstick = Noun. A foolish and objectionable person. Cf. 'bam' and 'bampot'. Derog. [Scottish use]
banana = Noun. A penis.
bananas = Adj. Insane, mad, hysterical. [Orig. U.S.]
bang = Verb. 1. To copulate. A particularly aggressive term.
                    2. To put or place, the implication being with nonchalence. E.g."I'll bang those in an envelope and send them off first post in the morning."

            Noun. An act of copulation.

banger = Noun. 1. A sausage.
                        2. A dilapidated / полуразвалившийся / car.
                        3. A firework that is explosively loud but visually unstimulating  /безграничный, безмерный/

banging = Adj. Exciting, energetic, wonderful, excellent. Usually pronounced 'bangin'
bang on = Adj./Adv. Exactly, correct. {Informal}.
bang on about (something) = Vrb phrs. To talk incessantly and uninterestingly, to nag. E.g."You're not going to change my mind by banging on about it!"
bang one out = Vrb phrs. To masturbate. E.g."I watched Miss World on TV and banged one out before my mum came home."
bang out of order = Phrs. Totally unacceptable.
bang to rights = Phrs. Caught red-handed. Police/criminal vernacular /

народный; национальный/often heard used jocularly /в шутку/.
bang (someone) up = Verb. 1. To put (someone) in prison. {Informal}.
                                         2. To make (someone) pregnant.

banjax = Verb. To ruin. [Mainly Irish use.]
banjaxed = Adj. 1. Ruined, defeated. Originally Anglo-Irish use, popularized by the UK radio/TV presenter Terry Wogan with his book of the same name.
                         2. Drunk, by extension of meaning 1.

banjo = Verb. To hit or punch. [Scottish use]
banjo'd = Adj. Drunk, intoxicated.
banko = Noun. Abb. of bank holiday, (a national holiday).
baps = Noun. Breasts.
barbie = Noun. Abb. of barbecue. [Orig. Aust.]
barbs = Noun. Abb. of barbituates.
Barclay's (Bank) = Noun. An act of masturbation. From the rhyming slang for 'wank'.
barf = Verb. To vomit /рвота/, probably onomatapoeic in origin. E.g."He's feeling woozy, I think he's gonna barf his dinner up." [1940/50s U.S.]
barking /1) лающий 2) издающий резкие звук/ = Adj. Insane / душевнобольной, ненормальный /. Short for barking mad.
barmcake = Noun. 1. A lighthearted term for a fool or idiot.
                            2. A bread bun.
barmpot = Noun. A silly person. A lighted-hearted expression.
barmy = Adj. Mad, crazy, insane. Cf. 'balmy'. [1600s]
barnet = Noun. Hair. From the Cockney rhyming slang barnet fair. [Mid 1800s]
barney = Noun. An argument. {Informal}
barney (rubble) = Adj. Trouble. Rhyming slang. [1960s]
barry = Adj. Good, nice. [Edinburgh use]
Barry White = Noun. 1. Rubbish, nonsense.
                               2. An act of defecation.

* Both uses are rhyming slang on 'shite' (shit). See 'shite'. Barry White, U.S. soul singer who came to the fore in the 1970s.

bar steward = Noun. A pun on 'bastard'.

bash = Noun. 1. An event, a party. E.g."I'm having a bash at a club for my birthday."
                    2. An attempt. E.g."Try having a bash at the next question if you can't answer the first."

bash /сильный удар/ the bishop = Vrb phrs. To masturbate. Jocular male terminology. Derived from the similarity of the head of the penis with a bishop's mitre.
basket = Noun. A euphemism for 'bastard'.
basket case = Noun. A lunatic, an emotionally unstable person, a dysfunctional person. [Orig. U.S.]
bastard (!) = Noun. 1. A contemptible person. Derog. Derived from the original meaning, an illegitimate person, when to be born out of wedlock / (юридическое) (законный) брак / was viewed as objectionable.
                             2. A pitiable person. E.g."That poor bastard never stood a chance once the avalanche started."
                     Adj. Used as an negative intensifier. E.g."My bastard car wont start again!". Exclam. Exclamation of anger.

bastarding = Adj. An intensifier. E.g."I'm sorry I'm late, I missed the bastarding bus again".
bat for both sides = Vrb phrs. To be bisexual.
bathers = Noun. Swimming/bathing costume. {Informal}. [Orig. Aust./N.Z.]
bat in the cave = Noun. Nasal mucus/ слизь, сопли / that is visible up a nostril.
bat on a sticky wicket \1) калитка  2) турникет 3) шлюзы\= Vrb phrs. To put oneself in a difficult and unfavourable position.
battered = Adj. Very intoxicated by drink or drugs.
battle cruiser = Noun. A pub, bar. From rhyming slang for 'boozer'. See 'boozer' (noun 1).
batty = Adj. Crazy, eccentric.
            Noun. Buttocks, bottom. [Orig. W.I.]
batty-boy = Noun. A homosexual male. From batty meaning buttocks. Also spelt batty-bwoy. Derog. [Orig. West Indies]
batty rider = Noun. Skimpy shorts that 'ride' up to expose the wearers bottom ('batty') cheeks, usually female attire /пышное облачение/. [West Indies/Black UK?]
baw-bag = Noun. 1. The scrotum. From 'ball-bag'. [Scottish use]
                           2. A contemptible person. [Scottish use]

bazzin' = Adj. Excellent. E.g."That was a bazzin cricket match." [Midlands/North use?]
beach-bum = Noun. A person devoted to spending as much time as available on the beach.
beakie = Noun. The dirt or bodily secretions that accumulate at the corner of the eyes or between the toes. [Scottish use.]
bean = Noun. An ecstasy pill.
bean-flicker / мигание; сверкание, трепетание / = Noun. A lesbian. The bean refers to the clitoris.
bear = Noun. A gay term for a large hairy male.
beard = Noun. A woman who is romantically associated with a gay man, so protecting his true sexuality from public scrutiny / внимательный, испытующий взгляд /; usually asociated with celebrities. [Orig U.S.]
bearded clam /1) съедобный морской моллюск 2) раковина моллюска / = Noun. The female genitals, inclusive of pubic hair.
beast with two backs = Noun. The imaginatively named figure that represents a couple during sex. Jocular usage.
beat seven shades of shit out of someone = Vrb phrs. To thoroughly beat up.
beaver = Noun. The female genitals, implying the inclusion of pubic hair. [Orig. U.S.]
               Verb To work hard. {Informal}.
beaver cleaver/ доисторическое каменное орудие, заостренное с одного конца, большой нож, секач / = Noun. Penis. See 'beaver' (noun).
beaver leaver = Noun. A homosexual male. Due to not being interested in 'beaver'. See 'beaver' (noun).
beaver lever/ рычаг / = Noun. Penis. See 'beaver' (noun).
beddable = Adj. Sexually desirable, from being good enough to take to bed.
Bedfordshire = Noun. Bed or bedtime. [1700s]
bedsit = Noun. Abb. of bed-sitter or bed-sitting room. A small apartment whereby the bedroom also serves as a sitting room (living room). {Informal}
Beeb = Noun. (the beep) The commonly used nickname for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), the nationally owned television production and broadcasting company. {Informal}.
beef = Noun. 1. Muscly, strong looking males. {Informal}.
                    2. A complaint /жалоба, недовольство, неудовлетворенность/. E.g."If you've got a beef about the decision, then fill in the appropriate forms."

beef bayonet = Noun. The penis.
beef curtains = Noun. The female genitals. [Orig. U.S.]
beef (something) up = Vrb phrs. To increase in size or volume; basically to make stronger.
beemer = Noun. A BMW automobile. Cf. 'bimmer'.

beer goggles = Noun. The imaginary spectacles/glasses (goggles) that one wears after an over-indulgence in alcohol (beer), and that make an otherwise unappealing person seem sexually desirable. E.g."I was obviously wearing beer goggles last night; when I awoke and saw who I'd brought home the previous night I nearly threw up... she had 3 eyes, a beard and no nose."

beer tokens /1) знак, символ 2) признак 3) подарок на память 4) талон, жетон/ = Noun. Money.
bee's knees = Noun. The best. This term originates from the prolific slang of the Flappers along with the similar 'cats whiskers'. Cf. 'dogs bollocks'. [Orig. U.S. 1920s]
bee stings = Noun. Small breasts. Derog.
beetle = Verb. To hurry about. E.g."I'm just spent 2 hours beetling around the shopping precinct looking for a gift for Mick." {Informal}
beggar \попрошайка, нищий\= Noun. Euphemism for 'bugger' \юр. мужеложец, содомит\
begging for it = Vrb phrs. A general comment on a person's supposed, if not actual, yearning \(for) страстное желание\ for sexual intimacies. E.g."Cor, look at her! She's begging for it."
bejesus! = Exclam. An Anglo-Irish corruption of the exclamation by Jesus! Expressing surprise or annoyance.
bell = Verb. To telephone (someone). E.g."I'll bell you tonight with the news."
bell-end = Noun. The head of the penis, being vaguely bell shaped.
belly-ache = Noun. A complaint \1) жалоба

2) а) протест (против чего-л.), б) юр. иск, жалоба

3) болезнь\. {Informal}.

                   Verb. To complain persistently.
belt \ремень\ = Verb. To hit.
                     Noun. 1. A hit. E.g."If you don't shut up moaning I'll give you a belt 'round the head."
                              2. A drink, by extension of meaning 1. E.g."Have a belt of that brandy, it'll warm you up."

belter = Noun. An excellent thing or event. [Orig. Northern dialect.]
belting = Adj. Outstanding, wonderful. {Informal}.
belt up! = Verb. Be quiet! Shut up!
bender = Noun. 1. An excessive bout of drinking, but more recently also inclusive of a drug taking spree. [Orig. U.S.]
                       2. A homosexual. Possibly derived from gender bender, or from being the passive partner, bending over to receive sex, as opposed to being the thruster. Derog.

bend one's elbow = Vrb phrs. To have an alcoholic drink.
bend someone's ear = Vrb phrs. To talk incessantly and tediously.
bent  \склонность, наклонность\ = Adj. 1. Homosexual, as opposed to 'straight'. Derog. [Mid 1900s]
                                                         2. Criminal, corrupt. E.g."You can usually buy your freedom; the cops are bent and paid poorly." [Early 1900s]
                                                         3. Illegal, stolen. E.g."I'm not touching that video, it's bent." [Early 1900s]

bent as a bottle of chips = Phrs. 1. Homosexual.
                                               2. Crooked, dishonest. See 'bottle of chips'.
bent as a nine bob note = Phrs. 1. Homosexual. See 'bent'.
                                              2. Crooked, dishonest.
A catch-phrase whose original meaning was version 2, but with the onset of 'bent' referring to homosexually has come to be heard more with regard to version 1. In British currency, a bob was a slang expression for a shilling (five pence) but with decimalization in 1971 became obsolete. There was never any such thing as a nine bob note, hence the simile. Cf. 'queer as a nine bob note' and 'camp as a row of tents'.

berk = Noun. Idiot, objectionable person. Derived from the rhyming slang Berkshire Hunt or Berkeley Hunt, meaning 'cunt'. Normally Berkshire and Berkeley would be pronounced Barkshire and Barkeley. This expression is generally accepted as inoffensive despite its source. Also spelled 'burk'.
berries \ягоды\ = Noun. (the) berries The best. Also 'the berrys'. [Scottish use]
best of British! = Phrs. Good luck!
best thing since sliced bread = (the) Phrs. Absolutely the best thing ever.
better half = Noun. One's wife, husband or partner.
better than a kick in the teeth = Phrs. Catch-phrase expressing that one should be happy with the situation, as it could be much worse. Better than a poke / толчок, пинок, тычок / in the eye with a blunt / тупой / stick'.

stick = Phrs. A catch-phrase that expresses that a situation could be much worse, hence one should be grateful. Also 'better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick'.
Betty Swollox = Noun. Perspiring / вспотелый /, uncomfortable or itchy / зудящий / testicles. A spoonerism \непроизвольная перестановка звуков в словах, перевертыш\ and literally sweaty bollocks. Also spelt Betty Swallocks.
bevvied up = Adj. Drunk. Occasionally shortened to bevvied.
bevvy = Noun. A general term for an alcoholic drink. Taken from the word beverage \напиток\. Cf. 'bevvied up'.
bezzy mates = Noun. Best friends. E.g."They've been bezzy mates since they were at nursery together."
bi = Noun. Abb. of bisexual.
                Adj. Bisexual.
bible basher \убийца, бандит\ = Noun. A fanatical preacher of religion. Derog.
bible thumper \явная ложь, глухой удар\ = Noun. Meaning the same as 'bible basher'.
bicky = Noun. A biscuit.
biddy = Noun. A woman, usually referring to an elderly woman and often reinforced with the word old.
            Adj. Small.
biff = Verb. To hit.
biffon = Noun. The perineum, the area between the anus, and the vulva or scrotum.
biftah = Noun. 1. A cigarette. *
                      2. A marijuana or cannabis cigarette. *
             * Also bifta

big cheese = Noun. A very important person.
big deal! = Exclam. A sarcastic exclamation for not being very impressed.
big girl's blouse = Noun. A feeble \слабосильный ,сабовольный, слабохарактерный\ and ineffectual person. Derog.
big it up = Verb. See 'big up'.
big style = Adj. Greatly. E.g."Yeah she's into him big-style."
big time = Noun. The upper levels of power, success. E.g."She's hit the big time with getting that fifty thousand pound contract." [U.S.]
                Adv. Greatly, very much.
big up = Verb. To praise, to acclaim \шумное одобрение\. Also to big oneself up or to big it up. [Orig W.I.]
big white telephone = Noun. The toilet (not the room). Usually combined with various terms to express the action of vomiting, i.e.'talking down the big white telephone' etc
bike = Noun. A promiscuous woman, often with respect to the immediate district or locality. Cf. 'town bike'. Derog.
bilge (water) = Noun. Nonsense, rubbish. E.g."You are talking absolute bilge!"
Bill \ bill - счет\= Noun. (the Bill) The police. Cf. 'old bill'.
billy \(полицейская) дубинка\ = Noun. Amphetamine Sulphate. Abb. of 'Billy Whizz', a cartoon character from the children's magazine Beano; Billy Whizz does everything with exceptional speed and energy. Cf. 'whizz'.
billy goat = Noun. A coat. Rhyming slang.
Billy no mates = Noun. A person who appears to have no friends. Derog.
bimble = Noun. An ambling walk. E.g."I'm just going for a bimble to the shops, back in 20 minutes."
              Verb. To wander aimlessly, to amble.
bimbo = Noun. A young attractive empty headed woman. Derog.
bimmer = Noun. A BMW car. Cf. 'beemer'. [Orig. W.I. / Black]
bin = Verb. To throw away, to discard.
binge = Noun. A spree, often involving food or alcohol.
            Verb. To go on a spree \шумное веселье\.
bingo wings = Noun. Fatty, folds of flesh on the underarms of overweight women, who might commonly be seen at Bingo nights  \(разговорное) по вечерам, вечерами\. [1990s]
bin lid \крышка от корзины (амбара)\= Noun. An adolescent. Rhyming slang for kid.
binnie = Noun. A refuse collector. A variation on 'binman'. Also binno.
binman \мусорщик\ = Noun. A refuse collector, a dustbin man.
bin off = Verb. 1. To discard, throw away.
                      2. To terminate a relationship.
* Both terms are North-west England usage.
bins = Noun. Spectacles.
bint = Noun. A woman. From the Arabic 'bint' meaning girl or daughter. Derog.
bird = Noun. 1. A female. Use can be taken as offensive. E.g."Did you see that bird at the back of the bus!"
                   2. A girlfiend, when used in conjunction with a possessive pronoun, such as my bird.
birdbrained = Adj. Stupid, lacking commonsense. {Informal}.
birmingham screwdriver = Noun. A hammer.
bit = Noun. A woman. Abb. of 'bit of fluff' or 'bit of skirt', generally a person viewed sexually. Derog.
bitch = Noun. 1. A contemptible woman. Used on the gay scene to describe an equally despised male.
                    2. A woman. Derog/Offens.
                    3. A girlfriend. Derog/Offens. [Mainly black use]
                    4. Something difficult or unpleasant. E.g."Life's a bitch."
                    5. A complaint or disparaging tirade. E.g."Have you been having a bitch about me behind my back."
            Verb. To speak disparagingly, complain.

bit of all right = Noun. Something excellent. Often heard used with reference to a sexually attractive person. E.g."She's a bit of alright! I'm going to ask her for a date."
bit of fluff \пух, пушинки; пушок\ = Noun. A sexual partner.
bit of rough \а) грубый  б) жесткий (напр., о шерсти)\ = Noun. A sexual partner below one's normal standards or believed class.
bit of skirt = Noun. A woman or women. A male expression for females viewed sexually. Also abbreviated to 'skirt'. Derog.
bit of spare \запчасть\= Noun. A sexually available person.
bit of stuff = Noun. A sexually desirable person or persons.
bit on the side = Noun. 1. A sexual relationship extra to one's usual partner, an affair.
                                  2. The other person in a sexual affair.
bits = Noun. A euphemism for the genitals, male or female.
bits and bats = Noun. Miscellaneous \ разнообразный ~ смешанный\items. (North-East/ Tyneside use)
biz = Adj. Rubbish, nonsense. E.g."Don't go and see that new amateur play at the theatre, it was biz."
         Noun. Abb. of business.
bizzies = Noun. The police. Possibly derived from the expression busy body. [North-west usage]
blabbermouth \от blubber - пустомеля\ = Noun. A person who reveals too much in conversation, a gossip.
bladdered \ от bladder - анат. пузырь\= Adj. Drunk.
blag = Verb. To lie or use clever talk with profit as an objective.
           Noun. 1. A con, a 'scam'.
                    2. A violent robbery or raid.
blank \белый, чистый, пустой\= Verb. To rudely ignore. E.g."Despite being introduced 5 minutes earlier, he just blanked me and continued talking.."
blaps = Noun. Diarrhoea, the illness.
blart = Verb. To cry. [Midlands use]
blast \дутьё, курение трубки\ = Noun. 1. An inhalation of a cigarette or 'joint'. E.g."Give us a blast on your cigarette, I've just run out."
                         2. An enjoyable experience. [U.S.] E.g."Wasn't the party last night a blast?"
                         3. A fast run in a vehicle. E.g."We're going for a blast up to the coast to get some fresh air." Exclam. An exclamation of annoyance.
blatts = Noun. Diarrhoea, the illness. E.g."I daren't leave the house, I've got the blatts."
blaze \яркий огонь, пламя\= Verb. To set alight. Usually with respect to the lighting of cigarettes and 'joints'.
bleeder = Noun. An objectionable person.
bleeding = Adv. Used as an intensive. E.g."That bleeding idiot from next door is drunk again."
bleed like a stuck pig = Vrb phrs. To bleed profusely.
blighter \вредитель; тот, кто отравляет удовольствие\ = Noun. An insignificant or objectionable person. {Informal}. E.g."This blighter approaches me and asks for a cigarette; sure I say, and then he has the gall to put it in his pocket and says he'll smoke that later and then asks for another to have now."
blighty = Noun. Affectionate name for England as one's home, often used jocularly. Orig. used by colonial Indian Army, from the Hindustani bilyati, meaning foreign. [Early 1900s]
Blimey! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise. An abbreviated form of blind me. Cf. 'cor blimey'.
Blimey O'Reilly! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise.
blimps = Noun. The red hot fragments of cannabis that occasionally fall from alight 'joints', causing burns to skin, clothing and furnishings.
blinder = Noun. An excellent achievement. E.g."Tim's played another blinder." {Informal}.
blinding = Adj. Excellent, wonderful. E.g."We had a blinding time last night."
bling bling = Noun. 1. Jewellery. From the sound of jewellery knocking against jewellery, as often seen worn by rappers. [Orig. Black US]
                           2. Obvious and appealing wealth, by extension of meaning 1.
blinking \от blink - мерцать, мигать, blinking также - чертовский\ = Adj./Adv. Used as an intensifier, but a particularly mild expression. E.g."Your blinkin' washing machine has broken down again." or "It's blinkin' heavy, this washing machine".
blinkin' heck! \защелка, щеколда\= Exclam. An old fashioned inoffensive exclamation of surprise, often expressed without the 'h'. Also 'heck' can be replaced with 'hell'.
blithering \от blithe - весёлый, несерьёзный, небрежный\=

                  Adj. 1. An intensifier such as 'bloody'. E.g."How can I have toast when that blithering idiot has just eaten all the bread!"
                        2. Senseless and excessive talking. {Informal}.
blither on = Verb. To talk incessently and boringly. {Informal}. Blither is a varient spelling of the s.e.blather.
blitzed = Adj. Very intoxicated, drunk.
bloater \bloat -пухнуть, раздуваться, коптить (рыбу)\ = Noun. A fat and unnattractive person. Derog.
bloke = Noun. A man.
blood and sand! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise or anger. A mild and antiquated curse.
bloody = Adj. Expressing annoyance as an intensifier. E.g."That bloody idiot needs a good thumping."
              Adv. As an intensifier. E.g."I'll bloody thump that idiot."
bloody hell! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise or frustration.
bloody-Nora! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise or anger. Cf. 'flaming-Nora!' and 'ruddy-Nora!'
bloomer \компетентный специалист, знаток, цветущее растение\= Noun. A mistake. {Informal}.
blooming = Adj./Adv. An intensifier. E.g."It's blooming cold outside!"
blooter = Verb. To kick a ball forcefully, often implying without good control. [Scottish use]
blootered = Adj. Drunk. [Scottish use]
blotto = Adj. Very drunk. [Early 1900s]
blow  \сущ. удар, глаг. выдыхать, дуть\= Noun. Cannabis or marijuana. It's interesting to note that in the U.S. it refers to cocaine. [1960s]
blow a fuse / gasket \плавиться, предохранитель (плавкий)\= Vrb phrs. To be very angry.
blow away = Verb. 1. To kill.
                            2. To amaze. Cf. 'blow one's mind.'
blowback = Noun. A method of sharing a 'joint' between two people, with one person blowing and the other inhaling.
blow chunks \куски\= Verb. To vomit.
blower = Noun. The telephone. From the 'speaking tube', down which one blew to attract a person's attention prior to having a conversation through it. {Informal}.
blow it! = Exclam. A dismissive exclamation of frustration and anger.
blow job = Noun. Fellatio or cunnilingus. [Orig. U.S.]
blow-off = Verb. To break wind, but not belching.
blow one's mind = Vrb phrs. To cause to be utterly confused or amazed, originally when on hallucinogens. E.g."That trip was too much, it just blew my mind." [1960s]
blow one's top = Vrb phrs. To explode with fury.
blow one's wad = Vrb phrs. To ejaculate semen.
blow out = Noun. An excessive / чрезмерный; излишний / spree / веселье, шалости; кутеж\ of drinking, eating, spending or sex.

                 Verb. To cancel an arranged meeting with someone, or an planned event, unreasonably or without due notification. E.g."I'm going to blow out my brother's birthday party and go to that new club night instead."
blow the gaff \гарпун\ = Vrb phrs. To reveal a plot or secret. {Informal}.
blow the whistle on = Vrb phrs. To inform on.
blub = Verb. To sob \рыдать\. Possibly onomatopoeic. [Mid 1800s]
blue arsed fly = Noun. See 'like a blue arsed fly'.
blue rinser \ополаскиватель\ = Noun. An elderly lady, a lady pensioner. From the habit of some of this particular age group having their hair died with a hint of blue.
blunt \тупой, притуплять\= Noun. A marijuana/cannabis cigarette. More specifically, especially in the U.S., a blunt is marijuana rolled in the outer leaves of a cigar.
blunted = Adj. Intoxicated by marijuana. From the term 'blunt', .
boaby = Noun. Penis. [Glasgow use]
boak = Verb. To vomit. [Mainly N. England/Scottish use]
boat = Noun. Face. From the rhyming slang boat race.
bob \укороченный хвост у лошади, связка, моток\ =
Verb. To visit briefly. E.g."I'm just gonna bob down to the corner shop for some fags, do you want anything?"

                                                                           Noun. A shilling in pre-decimal currency which now amounts to 5 pence.
bobbins = Noun. Rubbish, nonsense, useless. Manchester rhyming slang for rotten, from bobbins of cotton. E.g."That meal was bobbins, next time we'll eat at home."
bobbinsed = Adj. Drunk, intoxicated. [Manchester use]

Bobby = Noun. A policeman/woman. The name derives from the pet form of the Christian name of Sir Robert Peel, who established the present British police organisation. {Informal}.
bobby-dazzler = Noun. A amazing thing or person. {Informal}.
bobfoc = Acronym. A facially unattractive female, who possesses a sexually desirable body. From body off Baywatch, face off Crimewatch; both TV programmes.
Bob (Hope) = Noun. Marijuana or cannabis. Rhyming slang for 'dope' (noun 2).
bo-boes = Noun. Sleep. Generally a children's expression.
Bobs your uncle = Phrs. There you have it; a catch phrase expressing satisfactory completion. E.g."Make sure you have primed and undercoated the wood. Then apply the gloss paint and Bob's your uncle! The wood will stay protected and look good for another couple of years."
bod = Noun. A person. {Informal}.
bodge = Verb. 1. To do a poor job or repair.
                      2. To cobble (something together). E.g."I bodged together that furniture out of driftwood and old egg boxes." * Compare with 'botch'.
bodge job = Noun. A job done poorly, something cobbled together, a makeshift repair.* Compare with 'botch job'.
boff = Verb. 1. To break wind, 'fart'.
                   2. To have sex (with).

boffin = Noun. 1. A person involved in scientific/technical research, usually associated with the wearing of white laboratory coats, glasses, and carrying a clipboard. Derog. {Informal}
                      2. An intellectual.
bog \болото, трясина\ = Noun. A toilet. [1800s]
bog all = Verb. Absolutely nothing.
bogart = Verb. To selfishly hold on to (something). Jocular usage, heard amongst smokers of cannabis/marijuana. E.g."Come on Tim, don't bogart that joint, we all want to get stoned sometime tonight."
bogey = Noun. A tiny ball of nasal mucus \выделения из носа\
boggin = Adj. Unpleasant, vile, ugly. [Orig. Scottish]
bog off (!) = Verb. Go away. Exclam. Go away! 'Fuck off!'
bog-roll = Noun. Toilet paper. See 'bog'.
bog-standard = Adj. Normal, average, usual. E.g."It was just a bog-standard Christmas, too much food, too much booze and not enough sleep."
bogtrotter = Noun. An Irish person. Derog/offens.
boiler = Noun. An unattractive woman. Often phrased as old boiler for added derogatory emphasis. Derog.
Bolivian marching powder = Noun. Cocaine. Humourous use.
bollock = Verb. To reprimand. Noun. A testicle.
bollockbag = Noun. The scrotum and testicles.
bollock-brain = Noun. Idiot, imbecile. Derog.
bollocking = Noun. A severe reprimand.
bollocks = Noun. (the bollocks) The best, a thing or situation of excellence. Abb of 'dog's bollocks'.
bollocks (!) = Noun. 1. Testicles. S.e. until mid 1800s.
                              2. Rubbish, nonsense, drivel. E.g."That film was bollocks." Exclam. An expression of frustration, or defiance.
* Also written as bollox.
bollocksed = Adj. 1. Worn out, ruined, tired.
                          2. Very intoxicated.

bollock (something) up = Vrb phrs. To make a mistake, to mess something up.
bollocks to that! = Exclam. A defiant \дерзкий\ exclamation.
bolshie = Adj. Angrily provocative. Originating from the socialist revolutionaries the Bolsheviks.
bomb = Noun. 1. Another name for burning cannabis fragments. See 'blimps' for a fuller explanation. Variations include bombies and bombers.
                     2. A small quantity of illicit drugs wrapped in a handrolling cigarette paper, forming a pill like ball. Made either for easier consumption at a later date or to avoid the bitter taste of the drugs when loose.
                     3. As, the bomb, meaning excellent, the best.     

             Verb. To travel or move quickly. E.g."Will you bomb round to the corner shop and get a pint of milk?" {Informal}

 

bombed out = Adj. Incapacitated \от capacity – ёмкость, возможность, способность\ by drink or drugs. Also shortened to 'bombed'.

bommie night = Noun. Bonfire night, see 'bonnie night'. Possibly spelt bombie night from the use of fireworks. [East Lancashire/Merseyside use]

bonce \ большой мраморный шарик (для детской игры) \= Noun. The head.

bone \кость\= Verb. To have sexual intercourse \общение, связь, сношения\.       

                    Noun. The act of having sexual intercourse.

bonehead = Noun. 1. A stupid person.

                            2. A person with all their head hair shaved off.

boner \поварской нож, секач \ = Noun. 1. An erect penis.

                                                         2. blunder, gross error. - I've just made the most terrible boner.

bong \ (звукоподрожательный) бом! \ = Noun. A water pipe (hookah) used for smoking cannabis or marijuana.

bonk \ (школьное) (жаргон) оплеуха, подзатыльник \= Verb. To fornicate/ прелюбодействовать /. An inoffensive expression, generally used more by adolescents /подростковый/.                  

                                                                               Noun. A sexual act.

bonkers = Adj. 1. Crazy, insane. [Early 1900s]

                       2. Eager / страстно желающий / for, crazy for. E.g."He's bonkers for going out and getting drunk."

bonnie = Noun. A bonfire.

bonnie night = Noun. Bonfire Night. An annual celebration of the foiling of an attempt to blow up The Houses of Parliament in 1605.

boob  \ болван, олух \ = Noun. 1. A mistake. Cf. 'booboo'.

                                             2. A breast. See 'boobs'.

boobies = Noun. Breasts. Humorous usage.

boob job = Noun. Breast enhancement / увеличение / by plastic surgery.

booboo = Noun. A mistake. Cf. 'boob'. E.g."Oh no! I've just made a classic booboo".

boobs = Noun. Breasts. Can be used singularly, as boob. [Mid 1900s]

boogie = Noun. A dance, usually to pop music. Verb. To dance.

boom! \ гул, рокот \ = Exclam. A form of verbal appreciation, sounding more like boo!. Also spelt booom! Originally from the Black UK garage scene? [1990s]

boonies = Noun. Rural areas, the countryside. Abb. of boondocks. [Orig. U.S.]

boot \обувь, загрузка компьютера\= Noun. 1. An unattractive person.

                                                              2. As the boot, meaning the 'sack', termination of employment. See 'give one the boot.'

booty = Noun. The buttocks. Mainly balck use. [Orig. U.S./Black]

booty call = Noun. A call to arrange a sexual rendezvous. Mainly black use. [Orig. U.S./Black]

booze = Noun. Alcoholic drink. {Informal}.

booze cruise = Noun. A boat trip (usually just one day) to mainland Europe, in order to purchase the considerably cheaper alcohol (and cigarettes) than is available in Britain.

boozer =   Noun. 1. A public house, a bar. {Informal}.

                          2. A person who enjoys regularly drinking alcohol. {Informal}.

                          3. An alcoholic. {Informal}.

booze-up = Noun. A drinking spree / шалости; кутеж /.

boracic = Adj. Poor, having no money. Rhyming slang for 'skint', from boracic / (химическое) борный / lint / мед. корпия /, an ointment, pronounced borrassic. Also heard as brassick. E.g."I can't come out for a drink, I'm boracic until I get paid next Friday."

bored out of one's skull = Phrs. Extremely bored.

bore rigid / жесткий, негнущийся / = Verb. To utterly bore. E.g."He bores me rigid with his tales of wealth, fame, and his sexual conquests."

bore shitless = Verb. Bore completely. E.g."I was bored shitless by her talking non-stop about her family."

bore stiff \ а) непоколебимый б) натянутый, холодный, чопорный в) строгий (о наказании, приговоре) 3) сильнодействующий; крепкий (о напитке) \= Verb. Bore completely.

bore the pants off (someone) = Vrb phrs. To bore someone greatly. E.g."That 8 hour seminar on nuclear physics bored the pants off me." The suffixal ..the pants off is often used as an negative intensifier, e.g."He just mithered the pants off me all morning." Similar idiomatic intensifiers are '..the tits off' and '..the arse off'.

bore the tits off = Vrb phrs. Meaning the same as 'bore the pants off (someone)'.

bosh \ ванна для охлаждения инструмента \ = Noun. Nonsense, rubbish.

boss \ выступ, выпуклость, шишка \ = Adj. Excellent, good. [Orig. U.S.]

boss-eyed = Adj. Cross-eyed or having a squint / косоглазие /. {Informal}.

bossyboots = Noun. A person who bosses others around, a domineering person. {Informal}

bostin = Adj. Great, good, enjoyable. E.g."She had a bostin figure." [W. Midlands use]

botch / 1) заплата 2) плохо сделанная работа / job = Noun. 1. A makeshift \ 1) кустарный; самодельный 2) временный\ construction or repair. Cf. 'bodge'.

                                                                                       2. A thing done badly. Cf. 'bodge'.

botch (up) = Verb. 1. To build or repair in a makeshift manner.

                            2. To do something badly.

                    Noun. 1. A makeshift construction or repair.

                             2. A thing done badly.

* All the meanings and uses of 'botch' are informal. Cf. 'bodge'.

bottle = Noun. Courage, confidence. E.g."Johnny's scared, he's lost his bottle."

             Verb. To smash a bottle into a person's face, very often a beer bottle after a drinking spree \ веселье, шалости; кутеж \.

bottle it = Verb. 1. To lose courage. Also bottle out. See 'bottle'.

                        2. Shut up! Usually imper.

bottle of chips = Phrs. An unlikely thing. Used in expressions to add emphasis, such as in 'bent as a bottle of chips', 'queer as a bottle of chips', 'mad as a bottle of chips' etc

bottler \ рабочий, разливающий напитки по бутылкам \ = Noun. A person who easily gives up, or loses the courage to complete a task. Derog.

bottom burp  \ отрыжка \= Noun. Wind from the anus, a 'fart'. Also abbreviated to botty burp. [1980s]

bottomless pit \ а) яма б) волчья яма \ = Noun. A person with an insatiable appetite for food.

botty = Noun. The buttocks. Also abbreviated to bot. Children's expression.

boulder \ валун галька, голыш глыба, масса, крупный кусок \ houlder = Noun. A brassiere \ бюстгальтер, лифчик \. Jocular male usage. [1950s]

bouncer \ 1) тот, кто подпрыгивает (по значению глагола bounce), 2) разг. хвастун \ = Noun. A person employed to eject troublemakers from clubs or events. These days they prefer the title of security.

bovver = Noun. Trouble. A corruption of bother, derived from cockney pronounciation.

bovverboots = Noun. Sturdy heavy boots.

bowfin \ зоол. амия или ильная рыба \ = Adj. Disgusting, unpleasant. [Scottish use]

box = Noun. 1. Anus.

                   2. Vagina.

box clever = Verb. To act shrewdly \ 1) сильно; серьезно; мучительно

2) проницательно; благоразумно \ or in a manner so as to outwit \перехитрить, провести, обмануть\ someone. {Informal}.

boxed = Adj. Intoxicated by drugs. Cf. 'off one's box'.

boyf = Noun. Abb. of boyfriend.

boy racer = Noun. A young man who has a penchant \ склонность, расположение \ for fast cars and reckless driving.

bozo = Noun. An objectionable person, an idiot. Derog.

bradd pitt = Noun. An act of defecation. Rhyming slang, on 'shit'. [1990s]

brain \ мозг \ = Verb. To hit on the head. E.g."If you don't tidy your room now, I'll brain you."

brained = Adj. Extreme drug intoxication, affecting the mental faculties.

bran new = Adj. Excellent, respectable. [Scottish, Glasgow use]

brass = Noun. 1. Money.

                     2. Prostitute. Short for brass / латунь, желтая медь / nail, rhyming slang for tail, which is itself slang for, amongst other things, a woman and prostitute.

brassed off = Adj. Fed-up, annoyed / раздосадованный, раздраженный /. E.g."I'm brassed off all this bad weather."

brassick = Adj. See 'boracic'

brass monkey weather = Noun. Very cold weather. From the phrase, 'cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey'. Also abbreviated to brass monkeys. Cf. 'brassy'.

brassy = Adj. Very cold. From the phrase, 'cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey'. Cf. 'brass monkey weather'

bray / толочь, дробить , неприятный резкий звук / = Verb. To beat up, thrash. [North-east use]

bread = Noun. Money.

breakbeat = Noun. 1. A style of drum patterns originating from jazz.

                             2. A dance music genre epitomised by speedy 'samples' of breakbeats. Originally 'rave' specific but developed into 'jungle' and 'drum and bass.'

break one's balls = Vrb phrs. To work very hard. [Orig. U.S.]

breeder / тот, кто разводит животных / = Noun. A heterosexual. From the fact that heterosexuals actively procreate, or breed. Derog. [Gay use] [Orig. U.S.]

brekky = Noun. Abb. of breakfast. Also the variant, brekkers.

brew / варить (пиво) / = Noun. 1. A cup of tea, or more generally a warm drink.

                                             2. Alcoholic drink, usually beer or lager.

brewers droop / наклон , сутулость, дурак, простак / = Noun. An inability to achieve or maintain a penile erection due to excessive consumption of alcohol.

brew-up = Verb. To make a cup or pot of tea. {Informal}.

brickie = Noun. Abb. of bricklayer / каменщик /.

brick-it = Verb. To be very scared, terrified. Cf. 'shit bricks'.

brief \ 1) короткий, недолгий 2) краткий, сжатый; лаконичный 3) грубый, невежливый \ = Noun. A solicitor or barrister. {Informal}

brill \ зоол. камбала-ромб \ = Adj. Excellent. An abbreviation of 'brilliant'. Also used as an exclamation. {Informal}.

brilliant (!) = Adj./Exclam. Excellent, marvellous. {Informal}.

bring off / (успешно) завершать /= Verb. To help achieve orgasm.

bristols = Noun. Breasts. From the rhyming slang Bristol City - titty. See 'tit'.

britneys = Noun. Beers. Rhyming slang on Britney Spears. Very popular and recent expression. [Late 1990s]

Britpop = Noun. Abb. of British Popular music. The sound epitomised by guitar based tunes of bands such as Oasis, Blur and Pulp. [Mid 1990s]

bro = Noun. Abb. of brother.

brolly = Noun. An umbrella. {Informal}.

Brooky = Noun. An abbreviated name frequently used for the British TV soap opera 'Brookside'. Cf. 'Corry' and 'Stenders'.

brown bread = Adj. Dead. Cockney rhyming slang.

browned off = Adj. Upset, fed up.

browneye = Noun. The anus.

brown hatter \ шляпный мастер \ = Noun. A homosexual male. Derog.

brownie point = Noun. A hypothetical award for achievement, usually given as a backhanded compliment for sycophantic / льстивый / behaviour.

brown-nose = Verb. To overly \ чрезмерно, излишне \ praise or behave sycophantically, i.e. to 'arse-lick'.

browns = Noun. Cigarette(s). E.g."Will you pass me a browns, I'm gasping for a smoke." [London use]

brown trout / форель /= Noun. A lump of excrement.

Bruce Lees = Noun. Erect and prominent / выступающий, торчащий / nipples / соски /. A play on words, from Bruce Lee (the actor famous for his Martial Arts skills/films) being a hard Nip (a tough and unyielding person from Japan, or rather oriental, being as Bruce Lee was American born and whose parents were from Hong Kong). See 'hard' and 'Nip'.

Brummie = Noun. A native of Birmingham. {Informal}.

bubbies = Noun. Female breasts.

bubble = Verb. To inform. From the rhyming slang bubble and squeek / писк / meaning speak.

               Noun. A Greek. From the cockney rhyming slang bubble and squeek.

bubble (bath) = Noun. A laugh. Rhyming slang. E.g."You're having a bubble James, if you think I'm going to give you twenty notes."

bubbled = Adj. Found out, discovered. E.g."I can't get any more of those cheap trainers, I was bubbled hiding ten pairs in my car."

bubblehead = Noun. An empty headed and stupid person. Derog. [Orig. U.S.]

bucket / ведро / down = Verb. To rain heavily. The past tense is bucketing down.

buck \ 1) самец животного (особ. оленя или антилопы) 2) денди, щеголь \ up = Verb. To make happy or more cheerful.

buff \ из буйволовой кожи \ = Adj. Good looking, attractive.

buftie = Noun. A homosexual male. Also bufty. [Scottish use]

bug = Verb. 1. To annoy, to bother.

                  2. To spy on via a concealed microphone.

bug-eyed = Adj. Having large bulbous eyes.

bugger (!) \ 1) юр. мужеложец, содомит \ =

= Noun. 1. An objectionable / вызывающий возражения; нежелательный / person.

            2. A person. Also used in a sense of pity, see 'sod'.

            3. A situation or event that is difficult or distressing. E.g."It's a real bugger, Pete having influenza on his summer holidays." Exclam. Expressing annoyance or frustration.

bugger about / around = Verb. To mess around, waste time.

bugger-all = Noun. Absolutely nothing at all. E.g."There's bugger-all we can do about it now, the police are here and we're trapped."

buggeration! = Exclam. An exclamation of annoyance or surprise.

buggered = Adj. Worn out / измученный, изнуренный /, 'knackered'.

bugger-it! = Exclam. Exclamation of frustration.

buggerlugs = Noun. A term of address, usually affectionate use. [Late 1800s]

bugger me! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise.

bugger-off = Verb. Get lost, clear off. Usually said in annoyance and in the imper.

bugger-up = Verb. To mess up, to get wrong. E.g."It's no good, we may aswell go home, he's buggered up the evening."

buggery = Adj. Used as an intensifier in denials such as 'Did I buggery!' or 'Like buggery she did'.

bugger you = Verb. An exclamation of annoyance.

builder's bum \ груб. зад, задница \ = Noun. Describing the top of the buttocks being in sight above the waistline of trousers when kneeling or bending. Stereotypical image of builders.

built like a brick shithouse = Phrs. Large, sturdy, strong. Often said of a person.

bulge / выпуклость / = Noun. A euphemism for the male genitals usually from being apparent through clothing.

bull = Noun. Nonsense. A modification of 'bullshit'. [1600s]

         Verb. To polish, clean. [Military use]

bull dyke \ сточная канава, сток; ров \ = Noun. A masculine lesbian. Typifies the heterosexual necessity to impart male traits in a derogatory fashion, however the term is used and accepted within the scene.

bullshit = Noun. Nonsense, rubbish, egocentric boasting. Cf. 'bull'.

              Verb. To lie, fib.

bullshitter = Noun. An egocentric boaster / хвастун /, a teller of untruths.

bum \ груб. зад, задница\= Noun. 1. The buttocks or anus.

                                                  2. A despicable / презренный / person. Derog.

                                                  3. A beggar, homeless person. Derog. [Orig. U.S.]

                                        Verb. 1. To beg \ просить, умолять, нищенствовать \. E.g."Can I bum a cigarette off you until I buy some later?"

                                                2. To bugger, sodomize.

bum around = Verb. To mess about, to laze about.

bum-bag = Noun. A small pouch / мешочек / worn around the waist or hips, held in place by a strap or belt, and used to hold valuables and money. The U.S. equivalent is a fanny pack.

bum bandit = Noun. A homosexual male. Cf 'arse bandit'. Derog.

bum-boy = Noun. A homosexual male. Derog.

bum-chum \ близкий друг, приятель\ =   Noun. A person with an apparently overly close friendship with another person. Although the underlying implication is of homosexuality, the expression is mainly used by children, with little true awareness of the sexual slur they may be imbuing. Derog.

bum cleavage / расхождение, раскол / = Noun. The area between the buttocks.

bumfluff = Noun. Adolescent facial hair growth.

bum-freezer = Noun. A short jacket, that doesn't cover one's bottom (bum).

bummer \ амер. лентяй, лодырь \ = Noun. A bad time, a bad experience, a disappointment. [Orig. U.S.]

bumph = Noun. Papers or documents usually of little interest. Also spelt bumf. Short for bum fodder \ корм для скота; фураж \, meaning toilet paper. {Informal}.

bump into (someone) = Verb. To fortuitously \ (книжное) случайно \ meet with someone.

bump off = Verb. To murder.

bump start = Verb. To help motivate, assist in promoting action. E.g."I think we need to bump start the project with an ideas session."

bump tummies = Verb. To have sexual inetrcourse.

bum's rush \ стремительное движение, бросок\ = Noun. (the bum's rush) Forced ejection or dismissal. [Orig. U.S.]

bum steer /править рулем/ = Noun. An imparting of false information.

bumtag \ болтающийся конец\ = Noun. A faecal deposit that has adhered to the anal hairs of a person or animal.

bumwad = Noun. Toilet paper.

bun = Noun. A smoke, particularly marijuana. From burn. [Orig W.I.]

bunce = Noun. Money.

bundle \ связка; пачка; вязанка\ = Noun. A large quantity of money.

bung / пробка, затычка / = Verb. To give or throw. E.g."Go on, bung her an extra tenner / амер. банкнот в 10 долларов / for trying."

                                        Noun. A bribe / взятка /.

bungalow / бунгало, одноэтажная дача с верандой / = Noun. An idiot. From not having much up upstairs. Derog.

bun in the oven = See 'have a bun in the oven'.

bunk off \койка, спальное место\= Verb. To shirk / увиливать, уклоняться (от чего-л), перекладывать /one's duties. A common adolescent's term for avoiding school lessons.

bunk up = Noun. Sexual intercourse. E.g."I thought if I brought her drinks all night I'd at least get a bunk up."

bunny boiler = Noun. An obsessive / одержимый навязчивой идеей / and psychotic woman. Taken from a scene in the film Fatal Attraction. Derog. [Orig. U.S.]

bunny hugger = Noun. An animal lover. Derog.

buppie = Noun. Bread and butter. Usually a children's expression.

burk = Noun. See 'berk'.

burn rubber = Verb. To depart quickly. Derived from burning tyre rubber from excessive acceleration with a motor vehicle.

Burton = Noun. See 'go for a burton'.

bush = Noun. 1. The female genitals, but alluding to the pubic hair.

                    2. Marijuana.

business = Noun. 1. (the) The best. E.g."That new Mini Cooper from BMW is the business."

                          2. Sexual intercourse. E.g."I was doing the business with her all night."

bust / бюст, неудача, грабеж / = Noun. A police raid on a person and/or property.

                                                Verb. To raid as in a bust.

bustin = Adj. Eager. Probably a corruption of bursting. E.g."I'm bustin for a pint and a ciggy."

bust one's guts / (мн.ч.)внутренности (мн.ч.) сила воли / = Vrb phrs. To work with great effort.

butch / грубиян, наглец / = Adj. 1. Tough looking, masculine.

                                               2. A masculine lesbian.

butchers / мясники / = Noun. A look. From the Cockney rhyming slang butcher's hook. E.g."Let's have a butchers at it before you put it back"

butt / бочка, мишень, толстый конец, окурок / = Noun. The buttocks. S.e from 1400s until 1600s.

butters = Adj. 1. Ugly. [Orig. W.I.]

                      2. Rubbish, useless, of no value. [Orig. W.I.]

butt naked = Adj. Naked.

butt out = Verb. An impolite request to keep one's nose out of something. E.g."Butt out John, it's none of your business." [Orig. U.S.]

butt pirate = Noun. A homosexual male. Derog. [Orig. U.S.]

butt plug = Noun. A plug / пробка, затычка /, usually made of rubber, for insertion in the anus during sex.

butty = Noun. A sandwich. The term originates in the North of England but has gained national use. Also spelt buttie. {Informal}.

buzz \ жужжание, перен. гул голосов, шумный разговор \ =

Noun. 1. A telephone call. E.g. "I'll give you a buzz with the details in the morning."

         2. A thrill / возбуждение /. E.g. "She gets a buzz from being provocative."

buzz along = Verb. A cheery request to hurry off.

buzz-cut = Noun. A short haircut using electric clippers.

buzzin' = Adj. Thrilled and full of energy, often as a result of partaking in illicit / незаконный / drugs.

buzz off (!) = Verb. To go away, to leave.

                     Exclam. Go away!

By gum! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise or amazement. [Northern dialect.]

By (h)eck! = Exclam. An exclamation of surprise. Dialectically the h is dropped. [Northern English use.]

 

 

 

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cabbage \капуста\ = Noun. 1. A person in a catatonic state or seemingly brain dead.

                                          2. The female genitals.

cabbaged = Adj. Intoxicated to a state of uselessness. From being in a vegetative state.

cack = Noun. 1. Rubbish, nonsense.

                    2. Excrement.                       

 * Cf. 'kak'.

cack-handed = / неуклюжий, левша /= Adj. Clumsy, without manual dexterity / быстрота, сноровка /.

cackhander = Noun. A left handed person.

cack it / oneself = Verb. To be terrified. See 'cack'. E.g."I cacked myself when I looked over the edge of the cliff."

cacky = Adj. Dirty, rubbishy.

caff = Noun. A cafe.

cake-hole = Noun. The mouth. E.g."Shut your cake-hole and get on with your work."

call (someone) = Verb. To insult (someone). [North-west use]

camel toes = Noun. An impression of the female genitals/vulva as seen through tightly worn clothing. [Orig U.S.]

camp = Adj. An effeminate style and mannerism affected mainly by 'gays', however anyone can 'camp it up.'

camp as a row of tents = Phrs. A catch phrase implying very 'camp' or gay.

camp it up = Verb. To overact in an affected manner. See 'camp'.

cancer stick = Noun. A cigarette. Cf. 'coffin nail'.

caned = Adj. Intoxicated.

caner = Noun. A person who indulges in excessive bouts of drug or alcohol use.

cane (it) = Verb. 1. To travel at great speed. E.g. "I caned it down the motorway and got there in record time."

                         2. To overindulge in drugs or alcohol. E.g. "I've been caning whizz (amphetamine sulphate) all weekend and had no sleep for 3 days."

cank = Verb. To talk, chat or gossip. [Midlands dialect]

cans = Noun. Headphones.

cant = Verb. 1. To talk, to speak. [Midlands use. Dialect]

                   2. To tell tales, to lie. [Midlands use. Dialect]

can't be arsed = Phrs. Can't be bothered. See 'arsed'.

cardie = Noun. A cardigan. {Informal}.

carpet muncher / жевать, чавкать / = Noun. 1. A lesbian.

                                                                2. A person who performs cunnilingus.

carpet munching = Verb. Performing cunnilingus.

carrot top = Noun. Nickname for a person with red/ginger hair.

carry out = Noun. Alcohol brought from a bar with the intention of taking it home or away. [Northern use?]

carry the can = Vrb phrs. To take responsibility for a mistake. E.g."I'm not carrying the can for your inability to control your kids." {Informal}

cast / то, что бросается / nasturtiums / настурция / = Verb. To sully  / марать, пачкать / a person's reputation. A pun on 'cast aspersions / клевета /'.

catch flies = Vrb phrs. To look blankly with one's mouth open.

catch some z's = Noun. Get some sleep. Pronounced catch some zeds. Original U.S. version is pronounced catch some Zees.

catch you later! = Exclam. Goodbye!

cat's pyjamas = Noun. The best. Cf. 'cat's whiskers'.

cat's whiskers = Noun. The best, most sublime thing or person. Cf. 'dog's bollocks' and 'bee's knees'.

cavalier = Noun. An uncircumcised penis and consequently a male with such. Cf. 'Roundhead'.

chalfonts = Noun. Haemorrhoids \геморрой\. Rhyming slang. From Chalfont St Giles (a town in Buckinghamshire), rhyming with piles.

champion = Adj./Adv. Excellent. Also used as an exclamation. [Mainly Northern use.] {Informal}.

channel surfing = Noun. Switching from one television channel to another in search of an interesting programme. [Orig. U.S.]

chap = Noun. 1. A man. E.g "This chap came up to me and told me to shut my mouth." {Informal}

                     2. A form of address. Usually associated with the speech of the upper classes. E.g."I say old chap, fancy joining us for a gin and tonic?" {Informal}

chapel hat pegs = Noun. Erect and prominent female nipples.

char = Noun. Tea. From the Chinese cha.

charged = Adj. High on drugs. [Orig. U.S.]

charity-case = Noun. A person deemed rightly or wrongly to be in need of charity, whether poor or handicapped in some manner. Derog.

charlie = Noun. 1. Cocaine. Probably the most commonly used slang term for cocaine.

                       2. A fool, an idiot.

charlies = Noun. Women's breasts.

charlie's dead! = Exclam. A euphemistic warning for your petticoat or slip is showing. An expression rapidly becoming obsolete with the changing of fashion away from wearing such items.

charver = Noun. 1. A boy, or adolescent male.

                         2. A close friend, a 'mate'. [Northern use?]

chase the dragon = Vrb phrs. To smoke heroin by burning the drug on foil and inhaling the smoke through a tube.

chat up = Verb. To talk with someone with an ulterior motive in mind, such as procuring physical intimacies or sex. {Informal}.

chavvy = Noun. A child. [Polari]

cheap as chips = Phrs. Extremely cheap. Chips referring to French Fries, and at the time when they were considered an inexpensive meal.

chebs = Noun. Female breasts.

cheeky chappy = Noun. Affectionate name for an attractively impudent person or animal, one who may make one readily smile.

cheeky monkey = Noun. A light-hearted name for a verbally impertinent \дерзкий, наглый \ person.

cheerio! = Exclam. Goodbye! {Informal}

cheers! = Exclam. 1.Goodbye!, a parting salutation. {Informal}.                             

                           2. Thank you!, an expression of gratitude. This is the globally accepted and most understood of the uses of cheers. {Informal}.

cheese = Noun. Smegma. Alluding to the look of this male bodily secretion and perhaps the smell.

cheesed off = Adj. Fed up, angered \возмущенный\.

cheesy = Adj. Corny, cheap and hackneyed \работник нанятый на нудную работу\.

cheesy (quaver) = Noun. 1. A favour. E.g."Oh God! Do my a cheesey quaver, will you? Dont make me get up early tomorrow morning."

                                      2. A raver, a person into the lifestyle and music of hardcore house and techno. [1990s]

* Both definitions from rhyming slang. Quavers, Cheese Flavour - a potato snack manufactured by Walkers Snack Foods Ltd.

 

chelp = Noun. Impudence, cheek, especially by a child to an adult. [Midlands/North use. Dialect]

chemicals = Noun. A euphemism for chemically manufactured illicit drugs, such as MDMA, Amphetamine Sulphate or LSD; as opposed to Cannabis etc.

cherry = Noun. Virginity as in to lose one's cherry. Previously applied to the hymen but now the term is used by both sexes. One is also able to lose one's anal cherry. Cf. 'pop someone's cherry'.

chevy (chase) = Noun. The face. Cockney rhyming slang. [Mid 1800s]

chew the fat = Vrb phrs. To chat. E.g."Yeah come round and join us, we're just chewing the fat over a glass or two of wine."

chib = Noun. A knife or blade. From the Romany chiv, or chive, meaning knife

          Verb. 1. To slash, stab or cut off.

                  2. To smash someone on the face with a bottle and slash with the broken shards.

* Also chiv.

chicken = Noun. 1. A young person. Very common on the gay scene for an attractive young male.

                        2. A game of courage in which competitors dare one another to complete a given task. Usually a game of adolescence.

                Adj. Cowardly. {Informal}.

chick flick = Noun. A film (flick), often romantic and with a happy ending, and typically enjoyed by females (chick).

chieftain (tank) = Noun. An act of masturbation. Rhyming slang on 'wank'.

chill = Verb. To relax, take time out. Abb. of 'chill-out'. E.g."Hey calm down! You'll have a heart attack unless you learn to chill a little." Noun. A time of relaxation

chilled = Adj. Relaxed.

chill-out = Verb. To relax.

                    Noun. A time or place where people chill-out, often whilst on drugs or in a hot sweaty club.

chill pill = Noun. Something that reduces anxiety and stress, and promotes relaxation. Mainly used figuratively in phrases such "take a chill pill."

chin (someone) = Verb. To hit someone on the chin. E.g."I'm going to chin that idiot if he doesn't shut up."

china = Noun. A term of address, usually friendly. Derived from the cockney rhyming slang china plate, meaning mate. E.g."Alright china! How's it going then?"

chinky = Noun. 1. A Chinese person. Offens.

                       2. A Chinese restaurant or takeaway. Offens.

                       3. Chinese food, often a takeaway meal. Offens.

               Adj. Chinese in nature. Offens.

chinless wonder = Noun. A person of the wealthy upper classes, who lacks depth of character and/or intelligence. Derog.

chin-wag = Noun. A conversation or chat.

                  Verb. To chat, talk.

chippy /с тяжелой головой (с похмелья), (американизм) гулящая, потаскушка / =

=  Noun. 1. A chipshop. {Informal}

              2. A carpenter. {Informal}

chocker = Noun. Chocolate. Also chocko or the more childlike term chockies.

                   Adj. Very crowded, busy. Also phrased as chocko. From the expression chock-a-block.

chocolate drop = Noun. A black person. Offens.

chocolate fireguard = Noun. A useless thing. Usually heard in phrases such as "as useless as a chocolate fireguard." Cf. 'chocolate teapot'

chocolate starfish / морская звезда / = Noun. The anus.

chocolate teapot = Noun. A useless thing. Usually heard in phrases such as "as useful as a chocolate fireguard." E.g. "A car without wheels is as useful as a chocolate teapot." Cf. 'chocolate fireguard'

choice = Adj. The best, excellent. E.g."Your new boyfriend is a choice geezer /разг. человек со странностями/"

choke /душить/ the chicken = Vrb Phrs. To masturbate.

chokey = Noun. Prison.

chomp = Verb. To eat.

              Noun. The act of chewing or eating.

chong it = Verb. To smoke marijuana/cannabis constantly. [North West use?]

choochie face = Noun. Affectionate term of address, often used with espect to children and babies.

chopper  / нож (мясника)/ = Noun. The penis.

choppers = Noun. Teeth.

chops = Noun. The mouth.

chopsing = Verb. Chatting. E.g."We spent the night chopsing in the bar and didn't get to see the film." [Stoke use]

chopsy = Adj. Chatty. [Stoke use]

chord = Noun. A bad mood. E.g ."Sarah's in a right chord after smudging / размазывать / her lipstick." [Widnes/Merseyside use]

chordy = Adj. Moody. [Widnes/Merseyside use]

chore = Verb. To steal. From the Romany cor, to steal. [Scottish use]

chow = Noun. Food.

chrome / хромовая кожа (блестящая)/ dome / купол / = Noun. 1. A bald head. Derog.

                                                                                           2. A man with a bald head. Derog.

chubbychaser = Noun. A person who finds fat people attractive.

chubbychops = Noun. Jocular and affectionate term of address for a podgy person.

chuck = Noun. An term of endearment. E.g."Come on chuck, let's go out."

            Verb. 1. To vomit  / рвота Syn : retching /.

                    2. To terminate a relationship. E.g."I'm going to chuck her at the weekend, she's really annoying me with her moaning."

chucking out time = Phrs. The time when public houses close and ask its customers to leave.

chuck it down = Vrb phrs. To rain, often heavily. E.g."I think we should stay in and order a takeaway, it's chucking it down."

chuck one's guts  /кишки, внутренности/ up = Vrb phrs. To vomit \рвота\.

chuck one's muck  / навоз / = Vrb phrs. To ejaculate semen. E.g."He chucked his muck and stained the sofa."

chuck up = Verb. To vomit. E.g."I can't come to work, I've been chucking up all night."

chuddy = Noun. Chewing-gum.

Chuff / грубиян, хам, пыхтеть / = Noun. 1. Rubbish, nonsense. E.g."That film was a load of chuff."

                                                          2. The anus. [Aust.]

                                                          3. The vagina.

                                                          4. A passing of wind from the anus, a 'fart'.

Also used as a euphemism for 'fuck' in expressions such as the denial - "Did I chuff!"

chuffed = Adj. Pleased, delighted. Compare with 'dischuffed' and 'chuffed to buggery'. E.g."I'm well chuffed at the result." [1950s]

chuffed as nuts = Adj. Extremely pleased.

chuffed to buggery / юр. содомия / fuck = Adj. Very pleased. E.g."She's chuffed to buggery that they are marrying before the baby is born."

chuffer = Noun. 1. A contemptible person.

                        2. An annoying, difficult or disappointing occurrence. E.g."It's a right chuffer, breaking my leg just before the football season starts." Chuffer is a euphemism for 'fucker'.

chuffing = Adj. A euphemism for 'fucking'. E.g."That chuffing idiot has scratched my fave record."

chuffin 'ell! = Exclam. Euphemism for 'fuckin hell'.

chuggy = Noun. Chewing gum. [Scottish use]

chump = Noun. 1. A fool, a disliked person. {Informal}. Derog.

                          2. The head.

chunder = Noun. Vomit. [Orig. Aust.]

                Verb. To vomit. [Orig. Aust.]

chunner = Verb. To mutter / бормотать / , grumble, talk incessantly.

chunter = Verb. Meaning the same as 'chunner'. {Informal}.

chutney / чатни (индийская кисло-сладкая приправа к мясу/ ferret /хорек, (разговорное) ищейка / = Noun. A homosexual male. Derog.

ciggy = Noun. A cigarette. Also shortened to cig. {Informal}.

clagnuts = Noun. Faecal remnants adhering to the anal hairs or fur.

clanger  / грубый промах / = Noun. A mistake or blunder. Cf. 'drop a clanger'.

clap / хлопок,  шлепок / = Noun. Gonorrhoea. [1500s.]

clap eyes on = Phrs. To notice.

clapped  / изношенный, потрепанны / out = Adj. Worn out, usually applied to machinery. E.g."That car's just a clapped out heap of junk."

Claire Rayners = Noun. Trainers (the footwear). Rhyming slang. [1990s]

claret = Noun. Blood. From its colour.

clarty / (шотландское) грязный, липкий / = Adj. 1. Sticky, gooey, messy.

                                                                          2. Dirty. [Scottish use]

clayhead = Noun. A person from Stoke on Trent. Stoke, in the Midlands of England, is commonly called the Potteries.

clean = Adj. Having no drugs, weapons or illicit goods on one's person. E.g."You can't arrest me officer, I'm clean!"

clemmed = Adj. Hungry. Also spelt 'klempt'. [Wigan use. Dialect]

clever-clogs = Noun. A person who is or claims to be clever or have greater knowledge. Also clever-dick. {Informal}.

climb the walls = Vrb phrs. To reach a state of severe agitation through stress or worry. E.g."He's been climbing the walls waiting for his exam results."

clingin = Adj. Unpleasant, disgusting. [Scottish use]

cling-ons = Noun. Excrement that adheres to anal hairs, or fur on animals.

clink = Noun. Prison. It is derived either from the name of Clink Street, London, on which a prison was situated, or from the sound of doors locking.

clinkers / клинкер застывшая лава шлак / = Noun. Excrement that adheres to anal hairs, or fur on an animal.

clippie / pl ножницы ~ тот, кто стрижет / = Noun. A bus conductor. The employee, extra to the driver, who checks and supplies tickets whilst on the bus. From their clipping of tickets. {Informal}.

clit = Noun. Abb. of clitoris.

clobber  /одежда, тряпьё/ = Noun. Clothes and personal belongings.

                                         Verb. To hit, thrash, beat up, beat, beat unmercifully

clock / часы (стенные, настольные 2) разг. счетчик / = Verb. 1. To notice. E.g."Once I clocked him looking suspicious, he left the shop without stealing anything."

                                                                                        2. To hit or punch. E.g."I'm going to end up clocking that idiot if he doesn't shut his big mouth!"

                                                                               Noun. The face.

clod = 1. Cooper (coin).

          2. Simpleton, noodle, oaf, dolt, blockhead, clodpat

clodhopper = Noun. A large heavy shoe. {Informal}. [1830s]

clone = Noun. A distinct type of 'gay' image, being stereotypically masculine and epitomized by short hair, bristle moustaches, jeans or leathers. A good example being the 1970s 'gay' icons, The Village People.

closet = Noun. The condition where one's homosexuality is concealed. 'Coming out of the closet' implying living true to one's sexuality.

clot = Noun. An idiot, fool. Derog. {Informal}.

cloth-ears = Noun. Someone who has poor hearing or doesn't pay attention to imparted information. From the {Informal}uial adjective cloth-eared - deaf.

clout \лоскут\= Noun. Vagina.

cludgie = Noun. A lavatory. Also shortened to cludge.

clue up = Verb. To inform.

clued up = Adj. Knowledgeable, informed.

clunge = Noun. The anus.

cobblers (!) = Exclam. An exclamation of disagreement. Derived from the noun.

                     Noun. Rubbish, nonsense. From the rhyming slang cobblers awls, meaning 'balls'.

cob = Verb. To throw. [Northern use.]

cob on = Noun. A temper. E.g."She had a right cob-on when I told her I'd spent all our holiday money."

cock = Noun. 1. The penis. [1400s]

                    2. A term of address, usually affectionate. E.g."Right cock, that'll be 46 pence please. Would you like it in a bag?"

                    3. Rubbish, nonsense.

cock a snook/snoot = Vrb phrs. To openly show contempt or disrespect. From the action of placing one's hand infront of the face with thumb touching the nose and fingers spread and extended, used to express contempt. {Informal}

cocksucker = Noun. A contemptible person.

cockteaser = Noun. A person who sexually teases \дразнить\ males.

cock-up = Noun. A mess, a shambles.

                Verb. To make a mistake, to ruin. E.g."I've cocked up again and my wife's left with the kids."

cod \дразнить, обманывать\ = Verb. To hoax, to joke. E.g."Stop codding me and tell me the truth."

codger = Noun. An elderly male. Usually prefixed with 'old'. {Informal}.

codswallop = Noun. Nonsense.

coffin dodger = Noun. An elderly person. Derog.

coffin nail = Noun. A cigarette.

coggy = Noun. See 'croggy'. [NE Midlands/Northern use]

coin it (in) = Verb. To make large amounts of money, to profit. E.g."He's coining it now he's opened a shop on the high street."

coke = Noun. Cocaine.

coked up = Adj. To be intoxicated with cocaine.

colder than a witch's tit = Phrs. Very cold, when applied to the weather, or air temperature.

coldfish = Noun. A person who is unemotional or insensitive.

cold shoulder = Noun. (the) The act of deliberately ignoring. Derived from the s.e.                  Verb - to cold shoulder. E.g."She smiled straight at me but I gave her the cold shoulder."

cold turkey = Noun. Withdrawal from addictive drugs and the consequential pains and discomfort, including goosepimples, hence the name.

collywobbles = Noun. A feeling of nervousness or pain in the stomach. {Informal}.

come = Verb. To orgasm. The common slang convention of mispelling words also gives us the variation 'cum'.

            Noun. Sexually ejaculated fluid, usually applied to semen and regularly spelt 'cum'.

come a cropper = Vrb phrs. 1. To fall heavily.

                                         2. To fail.

comedown = Noun. The depression and tiredness after the cessation of a bout of drug taking.

come it = Verb. To act in an impudent manner. E.g."Don't come it with me! I said you can't have any more money."

come on = Noun. An enticement, often potentiating a relationship.

                Verb. To begin menstruating. A commonly used euphemism.

come onto = Verb. To 'chat up'.

come out = Verb. To openly reveal one's homosexuality. Cf. 'out' and 'closet'.

commando = See 'go commando'.

Commie = Noun. A Communist. Abb. Derog.

common = Noun. Abb. of common sense.

common as muck = Adj. Very common, usually applied to an unsophisticated and uncultured person. Derog. {Informal}

common or garden = Phrs. Ordinary, plain. {Informal}.

con artist = Noun. A confidence trickster.

conflab = Noun. A chat, conversation. Also the variation confab. From confabulation. E.g."Before we set off, let's have a conflab about which route we should take." [Informal]

conk = Noun. The nose. {Informal}

conkers = Noun. Testicles. A Conker (British) is the hard shiny nut of the horse chestnut tree.

conk out = Verb. 1. To breakdown, often of machinery. E.g."I may be late, my car's conked out so I'm getting the bus to work."

                         2. To become unconscious.

cooking with gas = Vrb phrs. To succeed, to proceed well. E.g."After a beer, the work went well. We were cooking with gas."

cool (!) = Adj. 1. Excellent, great. [Orig. U.S.]

                     2. OK. [Orig. U.S.]

coon = Noun. A black person. Derog/Offens.

cop = Verb. 1. To commune with someone sexually desirable, occasionally in so much as having sex. An abbreviation of 'cop off.'

                 2. To take. E.g."Cop hold of this hammer whilst I get the spanner." Cop this! is a facetious remark said immediately prior to an aggressive act.

                 3. A policeman/woman. Abb. of 'copper'. [Mid 1800s U.S.]

cop a feel = Vrb phrs. Get a feel of something, often applied to a grope of a sexual nature. E.g."He copped a feel as she walked passed."

cop a plea = Vrb phrs. Plead guilty to a reduced charge.

cop-it = Vrb phrs. To get into trouble.

cop off = Verb. See 'cop' (verb 1). E.g."I copped off with a gorgeous girl last night." [Orig. North England]

cop-out = Noun. An excuse, an avoidance of guilt. [Orig. U.S.]

               Verb. To withdraw from participation. E.g."Rumour has it that Johnny's copped-out."

copper = Noun. A policeman/woman. [Orig. U.S. Mid 1800s]

cop-shop = Noun. A Police Station.

cop some zeds = Phrs. To sleep.

cor blimey! = Exclam. This mild exclamation of surprise is a corruption of the oath god blind me.

corker = Noun. An excellent thing or person.

corking = Adj. Excellent, splendid.

corn beef legs = Noun. Legs with mottled, blotchy skin, reminiscent of the meat, corn beef.

corporation pop = Noun. Water. Dated expression. See 'pop'. [Northern use.]

Corry = Noun. Abb of Coronation Street, the British 'soap'. See 'Brooky' and 'Stenders'.

cosh = Noun. A heavy stick or bar used as a weapon. {Informal}

           Verb. To hit over the head with a cosh (see noun). {Informal}

cost a bomb = Verb phrs. To be very expensive.

cottage = Verb. The act of soliciting illicit and anonymous sex in a public place by male homosexuals. The 'cottage' will often be a public lavatory; taking its name from when such UK conveniences looked cottage like.

cotton on = Verb. To become aware, to notice. E.g."I cottoned on to the scam (trick) when I saw him wink at that woman." {Informal}

couch potato = Noun. A lazy person who idles away time, usually watching the television. [Orig. U.S.]

cough (up) = Verb. To hand over something, or reveal some information, often reluctantly. E.g. "I've already coughed up a month's wages, and can't afford any more."

couldn't organise a piss-up in a brewery = Phrs. Totally incompetent.

couldn't stop a pig in an alleyway = Phrs. Having bow legs. Occasionally heard as couldn't stop a pig in a ginnel, - a Midlands/Northern variation whereby ginnel is dialect for alleyway.

council gritter = Noun. Anus. From the rhyming slang on 'shitter'. See 'shitter'.

coupon = Noun. The face. [Scottish/Irish use]

cow = Noun. A contemptible woman, a 'bitch'. Derogatory, but often used less aggressively, as an affectionate aside, as in 'silly cow', see also 'moo'.

cowboy = Noun. A person who is unscrupulous and unqualified in business. Often with regard to 'cowboy' builders.

cowboy outfit = Noun. A group of people, unscrupulous and unqualified in business, working under the guise of a respectable business.

cow juice = Noun. Milk.

cozzie = Noun. A swimming costume.

crabby = Adj. Moody or short tempered.

crabs = Noun. Pubic lice.

crackNoun. 1. Freebased cocaine. The name derives from the sound made during its manufacture. [Orig. U.S.]

                     2. The vagina.

                     3. Between the buttocks.

                     4. As the crack, the situation, news, gossip. E.g."So what's the crack with this argument that you and Sonya have been having?" [Orig. Irish]

                     5. Pleasure, fun. From the Irish craic. E.g."Last night was a crack, especially with Mandy doing that drunken striptease." See 'good crack'. [Orig. Irish]

                     6. Women, viewed as sexual objects. Offens.

 

cracker = Noun. 1. A thing that is excellent. E.g."That West End show was a cracker." {Informal}

                        2. An attractive person, particularly a woman. {Informal}

crackers = Adj. Crazy.

crackhead = Noun. An addict of 'crack' (freebased cocaine).

cracking = Adj. Brilliant, wonderful. E.g."They gave a cracking performance last night."

                Adv. An intensifier such as extremely, outstandingly. E.g."We had a cracking good time last night."

cracking (the) flags = Phrs. 1. Very hot weather.

                                         2. Raining heavily.

crackling = Noun. A sexually desirable woman or women. Offens.

crack of sparrow's fart = Noun. (the)  Dawn, or specifically the crack of dawn. E.g."I was out of bed at the crack of sparrow's fart this morning."

crack one off = Verb. To masturbate, with reference to the male. E.g."As soon as he has a spare 2 minutes, he's off to the toilet and cracking one off."

crackpot = Noun. An insane or eccentric person.

                Adj. Mad, eccentric, unworkable. E.g."I'm not going along with Suzanne's crackpot ideas."

crack up = Verb. 1. To breakdown with laughter.

                         2. To mentally breakdown. {Informal}.

cradle snatcher = Noun. A person who dates or marries someone considerably younger than themselves. Derog.

crafty butcher = Noun. A homosexual male. From delivering meat via the 'backdoor'.

crank up = Verb. 1. To increase, often with reference to the volume of music.

                        2. To inject drugs. E.g."He cranked up some more smack (heroin) and passed out on the floor."

crap (!) = Noun. 1. Nonsense, rubbish, something useless or not good.

                         2. An act of defecation.

                         3. Faeces \отстой, фекалии\. Exclam. An exclamation of disbelief, annoyance.

                Verb. To defecate. Defecate is infact a euphemism meaning to purify or cleanse. E.g."He crapped behind a tree and wiped his arse (anus) with a huge leaf."

Adj. Rubbishy, of no worth.

crapper = Noun. A toilet.

crappy = Adj. Rubbishy, useless, of poor quality.

crash = Verb. 1. To share, loan or borrow. E.g."That's the third cigarette you've crashed off me in the last hour!"

                     2. To temporarily stay over or sleep at a place other than at one's own usual abode. E.g."Can I crash at yours tonight? It'll cost too much for a taxi home."

            Noun. The situation of crashing (See 'crash' verb). E.g."Come on, get your cigarettes out, it's your crash."

crash out = Verb. To pass out due to intoxication or tiredness.

crate = Noun. A delapidated vehicle. Derog.

crater face = Noun. A face with pock marked skin or the person with such a face.

craven = Adj. Greedy. [Orig W.I./Black use]

crawl = Verb. To be obsequious. {Informal}.

cream = Verb. 1. To ejaculate. To cream oneself implies great sexual excitement, but is often said only figuratively.

                      2. To succeed. E.g."I thought I'd creamed my exams but I failed all but one."

cream crackered = Adj. Tired out, exhausted. Rhyming slang on 'knackered'.

cream one's jeans / pants / knickers = Vrb phrs. To be very excited, so much so that one figuratively ejaculates. Not always necessarily sexual excitement. E.g."God, she's gorgeous. I think I've just creamed my pants."

creampie = Noun. The view of recently deposited semen oozing from a vagina or anus. An expression originating in the porn industry. [Orig U.S.]

crease = Noun. The anus.

crease up = Verb. To laugh heartily. E.g."I creased up when he spilled coffee on his suit, the next day he gave me the sack."

cred = Adj. That which is acceptably fashionable, abb. of credible. See 'street cred.'

creep = Noun. A contemptible person, in particular, one who is fawning.

             Verb. To act obsequiously. {Informal}.

creepy-crawly = Noun. An insect, or spider, usually viewed distastefully. E.g."Don't go in the cellar, it's damp and full of creepy-crawlies." {Informal}

crib = Verb. 1. To copy, usually in an underhand or unfair manner. {Informal}.

                  2. To complain, grumble. Uncommon usage.

crikey! = Exclam. Used to express surprise or astonishment.

Crimbo = Noun. Christmas. Also spelt chrimbo. {Informal} [1980s]

crimp off a length = Vrb phrs. To defecate.

crimp one off = Vrb phrs. To defecate.

cringeworthy = Adj. Likely to promote embarrassment or apprehension.

crinkly = Noun. A geriatric person. From the appearence of their aging skin. Derog.

croak \каркать, накаркать\ = Verb. 1. To die.

                                                   2. To kill. E.g."I'm going to croak that idiot if he doesn't shut up soon."

crock of shit = Noun. Rubbish, a worthless item, of poor quality. E.g."Why not buy a new car? Yours is ancient, it's a crock of shit."

croggy = Noun. A pillion ride on a single seat bicycle. Cf. 'backie' and 'coggy''. [NE Midlands/Northern use]

crown = Verb. To hit on the head. E.g."Can you see a lump on my head? I've just crowned myself getting up."

crozzle = Verb. To dry out and become crispy due to burning or heat. E.g."I've thrown out last night's pizza, it was all crozzled." [Yorkshire use]

crucial = Adj. Great, excellent, essential. E.g."That tune is crucial man."

cruckle = Verb. To twist one's ankle, to fall over on one's ankle. [Rochdale use. Dialect?]

crud (!) = Noun. Rubbish, something useless.

Exclam. An exclamation of disagreement.

cruddy = Adj. Useless, unpleasant, cheap and nasty.

cruise = Verb. To search for a sexual encounter. Originates in 1950s when U.S. teenagers would 'cruise' around in cars looking to pick up some company. The expression is mainly used on the 'gay' scene. [Orig. U.S.]

cruising for a bruising = Vrb phrs. Acting in a manner that will get one into trouble, or a fight. [Orig. U.S.]

crumbs ! = Exclam. A mild exclamation of surprise or amazement.

crumpet = Noun. Sexually desirable person. E.g."The club was bursting its walls with crumpet." {Informal}.

crustie = Noun. A person whose looks share that of the 'hippie' travellers of the 1990s and being stereotypically scruffy, with long dredded hair, wearing boots and black clothes; generally having the appearance of being homeless. Usually derog.

cry on (about something) = Vrb phrs. To complain (about something). E.g."She wont stop crying on about my bad language, but she swears more than anyone I know."

culchie = Noun. A rural dweller, a bumpkin, a yokel. Mainly derog. [Irish use]

culture vulture = Noun. A person keen to acquire culture. {Informal}.

cum = Noun/Verb. See 'come'.

cunning stunt = Noun. A spoonerism on stunning cunt, and adopted by users for its comic ambiguity and numerous meanings, ranging from an impressive female to an objectionable person.

cunny = Noun. The female genitals. Derived from 'cunt'.

cunt (!) = Noun. 1. The female genitals. *

                         2. Women from a sexual viewpoint. Offensive.

                         3. A despicable person. Derog. and coarse, and with its associated meanings is consequently particularly offensive.

Exclam. An exclamation of anger, surprise, frustration, disappointment.

 

* Undoubtedly the most offensive and taboo of all vulgarisms, and particularly so to women, however its use is becoming more frequent. Consequently it is gradually losing its offensiveness and perhaps will in due course become as accepted as 'fuck' in its use. The word goes back to Middle English, cunte, and before then it can only be speculated upon, however some believe its origins lie with the Latin, cuneus, meaning wedge.

cunted = Adj. Very intoxicated by drink or drugs.

cunt-face = Noun. A contemptible person.

cunt-faced = Adj. Very intoxicated.

cunty = Noun. A contemptible person.

cuppa = Noun. A cup of tea or lately also referring to coffee. The term is a contraction of cup of. {Informal}.

curl one off / down = Verb. To defecate.

currant bun = Noun. 1. The sun. Cockney rhyming slang.

                              2. The Sun newspaper. A tabloid newspaper that adopted the rhyming slang expression for its own use.

                               3. Son. Rhyming slang.

curry-mile = Noun. The name given to an area in Manchester called Rusholme, which has a high density of asian restaurants and food takeaways positioned along its main street.

curry queen = Noun. A gay male who is attracted to asian homosexuals. Cf. 'dinge queen' and 'scat queen'. Offens.

curtains = Noun. The end. E.g."If he doesn't make this jump, it's curtains for the whole team."

cushy = Adj. Of an easy nature. Originates from the Hindustani khush meaning pleasant. {Informal}.

cushy number = Noun. A situation that is easy and without stress.

cushty = Adj. Excellent, fine, OK. Also spelt cushdy, and kushty.

cut = Noun. A canal. [Midlands/North use]

cut the crap! = Exclam. Stop talking nonsense!

C-word = Noun. A coy euphemism for 'cunt'. Cf. 'f-word'.

cyberpunk = Noun. A nonconformist advocate of modern technology, especially such a user of the Internet.

cyberspace = Noun. The imaginary place that exists between computers and their users, particularly on the Internet and in virtual reality. The term was coined by the author William Gibson in the book Neuromancer.

 

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