Saturday, 22 November 2014

Top 70 Most Popular British Slang Words and Phrases – Guide to English Slang



1. Blighty – Britain
2. Give You A Bell – Call you
3. Blimey! – My Goodness
4. Gutted – Devastated
5. Bespoke – Custom Made
6. Chuffed – Proud
7. Fancy – Like
8. Lost the Plot – Gone Crazy
9. Fortnight – Two Weeks
10. Sorted – Arranged
11. Hoover – Vacuum
12. Kip – Sleep or nap
13. Bee’s Knees – Awesome
14.  Know Your Onions – Knowledgeable
15. Dodgy – Suspicious
16. Wonky – Not right
17. Wicked – Cool!
18. Whinge – Whine
19. Tad – Little bit
20. Tenner – £10
21. Fiver – £5
22. Skive – Lazy or avoid doing something
23. Toff – Upper Class Person
24. Punter – Customer/Prostitute’s Client
25. Scouser – Someone from Liverpool
26. Quid – £
27. Taking the Piss – Screwing around32. Pissed – Drunk
28. Loo – Toilet
29. Nicked – Stolen
30. Nutter – Crazy Person
31. Knackered – Tired
32. Gobsmacked – Amazed
33. Dog’s Bollocks – Awesome
34. Chap – Male or friend
35. Bob’s Your Uncle – There you go!
36. Anti-Clockwise – We Say Counter Clockwise
37. C of E – Church of England
38.  Ace – Cool!
39. Absobloodylootely – YES!
40. Nosh – Food
41. One Off – One time only
42. Shambles – Mess
43. Brilliant! – Great!
44. Dog’s Dinner – Dressed Nicely
45. Made Redundant – Fired from a job
46. Easy Peasy – Easy
47. See a Man About a Dog – Do a deal or take a dump
48. Up the Duff – Pregnant
49. DIY – Do It Yourself home improvements
50. Chat Up – Flirt
51. Fit – Hot
52. Ponce – Poser
53. Don’t Get Your Knickers in a Twist – Don’t Get worked up
54. The Telly – Television
55. Bangers – Sausage
56. Chips – French Fries
57. Daft Cow – Idiot
58. Do – Party
59. Uni – College/University
60. Starkers – Naked
61. Bits ‘n Bobs – Various things
62. Anorak – A person weirdly interested in something
63. Shambles – bad shape/plan gone wrong
64. I’m Off to Bedfordshire – Going to bed
65. Bloody – Damn
66. Rubbish – Garbage
67. Plastered – Drunk
68. Chav – White trash
69. It`s monkeys outside – it is very cold
70. Stag Night – Bachelor Party

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