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Flashcards in British Slang Deck (184):
1

British

Ace

American

brilliant

2

British

Aggro

American

trouble, aggravation, rabble

3

British

All right?

American

"Hello, how are you?"

4

British

Anti-clockwise

American

counter clockwise

5

British

Any road

American

anyway

6

British

Arse

American

ass

7

British

Arse about face

American

doing something back to front

8

British

Arse above elbow

American

head over heels

9

British

Arseholed

American

drunk

10

British

Au fait

American

to be familiar with something

11

British

Baccy

American

tobacco

12

British

Barmy

American

crazy

13

British

Bees Knees

American

awesome

14

British

Belt up

American

shut up

15

British

Best of British

American

Good luck

16

British

Biggie

American

Poo (children's term)

17

British

Bladdered

American

drunk

18

British

Blimey

American

an exclamation of surprise

19

British

Blinkered

American

narrow minded

20

British

Bloody

American

an adjective that means very, "bloody awful", "bloody marvellous"

21

British

Blow me

American

an exclamation of surprise, such as "bowl me over with a feather"

22

British

Blow off

American

fart

23

British

Bob's your uncle

American

"that's it" or "and then you're all done" or "all finished"

24

British

Bodge

American

to do a job quick and poorly

25

British

Bogey

American

booger, snot

26

British

Bollocks

American

false, rubbish

27

British

Bomb

American

expensive

28

British

Bonk

American

have sex

29

British

Bottle

American

Courage

30

British

Brassed off

American

pissed off

31

British

Bugger

American

negative term, something you would say when angered like a curse

32

British

Bum

American

butt

33

British

Bung

American

a bribe

34

British

Camp

American

effeminate behavior

35

British

Cheerio

American

goodbye

36

British

Chin wag

American

chat

37

British

Chinese whisper

American

a term to describe how a story changes as it's passed along, like the telephone game

38

British

Chuffed

American

pleased

39

British

Clear off!

American

Get lost!

40

British

a Cock up

American

a mistake

41

British

Codswallop

American

false, baloney, B.S.

42

British

Cracking

American

the best or stunning

43

British

Crikey

American

an expression of surprise

44

British

Crust dragon

American

booger

45

British

Dekko

American

having a look

46

British

Diddle

American

to rip off or con

47

British

Dicky

American

sick

48

British

Dishy

American

good looking

49

British

Do

American

a party

50

British

Doddle

American

something easy, a cinch

51

British

Dog's bollocks

American

something awesome

52

British

Drop a clanger

American

to say something embarrassing

53

British

Duff

American

useless, trash

54

British

Faff

American

delay, dilly-dally

55

British

Fagged

American

bothered

56

British

Fancy

American

to desire

57

British

Filch

American

to steal

58

British

Fit

American

attractive, good looking

59

British

Flog

American

to sell

60

British

Flutter

American

a small bet

61

British

Full of beans

American

to have a lot of energy

62

British

Gaggy

American

desperate

63

British

Gen

American

information

64

British

Give us a bell

American

"call me"

65

British

Gobsmacked

American

amazed

66

British

Goolies

American

balls, testicles

67

British

Gormless

American

clueless

68

American

pissed off

British

Brassed off

69

American

negative term, something you would say when angered like a curse

British

Bugger

70

American

butt

British

Bum

71

American

a bribe

British

Bung

72

American

effeminate behavior

British

Camp

73

American

goodbye

British

Cheerio

74

American

chat

British

Chin wag

75

American

a term to describe how a story changes as it's passed along, like the telephone game

British

Chinese whisper

76

American

pleased

British

Chuffed

77

American

Get lost!

British

Clear off!

78

American

a mistake

British

a Cock up

79

American

false, baloney, B.S.

British

Codswallop

80

American

the best or stunning

British

Cracking

81

American

an expression of surprise

British

Crikey

82

American

booger

British

Crust dragon

83

American

having a look

British

Dekko

84

American

to rip off or con

British

Diddle

85

American

sick

British

Dicky

86

American

good looking

British

Dishy

87

American

a party

British

Do

88

American

something easy, a cinch

British

Doddle

89

American

something awesome

British

Dog's bollocks

90

American

to say something embarrassing

British

Drop a clanger

91

American

useless, trash

British

Duff

92

American

delay, dilly-dally

British

Faff

93

American

bothered

British

Fagged

94

American

to desire

British

Fancy

95

American

to steal

British

Filch

96

American

attractive, good looking

British

Fit

97

American

to sell

British

Flog

98

American

a small bet

British

Flutter

99

American

to have a lot of energy

British

Full of beans

100

American

desperate

British

Gaggy

101

American

information

British

Gen

102

American

"call me"

British

Give us a bell

103

American

amazed

British

Gobsmacked

104

American

balls, testicles

British

Goolies

105

American

clueless

British

Gormless

106

British

Gutted

American

to get really upset

107

British

Hard

American

drunk and daring

108

British

Her Majesty's pleasure

American

to be put in prison for an indefinite amount of time

109

British

Honking

American

being sick

110

British

Horses for courses

American

to each his own

111

British

Jammy

American

lucky

112

British

Jimmy

American

urinate

113

British

John Thomas

American

a man's privates

114

British

Khazi

American

the toilet

115

British

Kip

American

a short nap

116

British

Knackered

American

tuckered out

117

British

Knob

American

a man's privates

118

British

Knock off

American

to steal something

119

British

Knock up

American

to wake someone up

120

British

Leg it

American

run for it

121

British

Love bites

American

hickies

122

British

Lurgy

American

to be ill or have the flu

123

British

Mug

American

a gullible person

124

British

Mutt's nuts

American

something that is fantastic or excellent

125

British

Naff

American

uncool, lame

126

British

Nancy boy

American

a pansy male

127

British

Narked

American

pissed off looking

128

British

Nowt/Owt

American

nothing/anything

129

British

Nut

American

to head butt

130

British

Off your trolley

American

mad, crazy

131

British

On the piss

American

out to get drunk

132

British

Pants

American

an adjective to describe something that is crappy, or sucks

133

British

Pavement pizza

American

vomit

134

British

Pear shaped

American

to become a disaster

135

British

Piss up

American

a drinking session

136

British

Doing porridge

American

serving time in prison

137

British

Potty

American

a little crazy

138

British

Pound sign

American

the symbol used to denote a UK pound, much like the dollar symbol

139

British

Puff

American

fart

140

British

Pukka

American

super, awesome

141

British

On the pull

American

looking for attractive women

142

British

Quid/Fiver/Tenner

American

a quid is a term for a UK pound, like a buck. A five pound note is a fiver and a ten pound note is a tenner

143

British

Rat arsed

American

drunk

144

British

Reverse charges

American

call collect

145

British

Roger

American

to have sex with

146

British

Row

American

to have a fight, (pronounced like cow)

147

British

Rugger

American

rugby

148

British

Rumpy pumpy

American

hanky panky

149

British

Sacked

American

fired

150

British

Scrummy

American

delicious

151

British

Send-up

American

to make fun of or parody

152

British

Shag

American

to have sex

153

British

Shambolic

American

chaotic

154

British

Shite

American

shit

155

British

Sixes and sevens

American

crazy, haywire

156

British

Skew-whiff

American

crooked

157

British

Skive

American

to sneak off, play hooky

158

British

Slag

American

bad mouth

159

British

Slapper

American

a tramp

160

British

Smart

American

sharply dressed

161

British

Smeg

American

smegma

162

British

Snog

American

making out

163

British

Sod

American

a general curse word, usually meaning shit or fuck ("Sod off!")

164

British

Spend a penny

American

to go to the bathroom

165

British

Squiffy

American

a little drunk

166

British

Stonker

American

something that is huge

167

British

Swotting

American

studying hard, cram

168

British

Sweet Fanny Adams/Sweet F A

American

nothing or jack shit

169

British

Taking the piss

American

making fun

170

British

Ta

American

thank you

171

British

Tidy

American

an attractive woman

172

British

Telly

American

television

173

British

Tosser

American

a jerk

174

British

Totty

American

to flirt with attractive women

175

British

Uni

American

school

176

British

Wacky backy

American

marijuana

177

British

Wanker

American

a jerk

178

British

Waz

American

urinate

179

British

Welly

American

putting forth effort

180

British

Whinge

American

to whine, complain

181

British

Willy

American

a penis

182

British

Yonks

American

a long time, ages

183

British

Zed

American

the last letter of the alphabet, Z

184

British

Zonked

American

exhausted

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