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1

ace

brilliant

2

aggro

trouble, aggravation, rabble

3

All right?

Hello, how are you?

4

anti-clockwise

counterclockwise

5

any road

anyway

6

arse

ass

7

arse about face

doing something back to front

8

arse above elbow

head over heels

9

arseholed

drunk

10

au fait

to be familiar with something

11

baccy

tobacco

12

barmy

crazy

13

the bee's knees

awesome

14

belt up

shut up

15

best of British

good luck

16

biggie

poo (children's term)

17

bladdered

drunk

18

Blimey!

an exclamation of surprise

19

blinkered

narrow-minded

20

bloody

very, as in "bloody awful," "bloody marvelous"

21

Blow me

an exclamation of surprise, similar to "bowl me over with a feather"

22

blow off

fart

23

Bob's your uncle

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

24

bodge

to do a job quick and poorly

25

bogey

booger, snot

26

bollocks

false, rubbish

27

bomb

expensive

28

bonk

have sex

29

bottle

courage

30

brassed off

pissed off

31

bugger

negative term, used as a curse

32

bum

butt

33

bung

a bribe

34

camp

effeminate behavior

35

cheerio

goodbye

36

chin wag

chat

37

Chinese whisper

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

38

chuffed

pleased

39

Clear off!

Get lost!

40

a cockup

a mistake

41

codswallop

false, baloney

42

cracking

the best, or stunning

43

crikey

an expression of surprise

44

crust dragon

booger

45

dekko

having a look

46

diddle

to rip off or con

47

dicky

sick

48

dishy

good looking

49

do

a party

50

doddle

something easy, a cinch

51

dog's bollocks

something awesome

52

drop a clanger

to say something embarrassing

53

duff

useless, trash

54

faff

delay, dillydally

55

fagged

bothered

56

fancy

to desire

57

filch

to steal

58

fit

attractive, good looking

59

flog

to sell

60

flutter

a small bet

61

full of beans

to have a lot of energy

62

gaggy

desperate

63

gen

information

64

Give us a bell

Call me

65

gobsmacked

amazed

66

goolies

balls, testicles

67

gormless

clueless

68

gutted

to get really upset

69

hard

drunk and daring

70

Her Majesty's pleasure

to be put in prison for an indefinite amount of time

71

honking

being sick

72

Horses for courses

To each his own

73

jammy

lucky

74

jimmy

urinate

75

John Thomas

a man's privates

76

khazi

the toilet

77

kip

a short nap

78

knackered

tuckered out

79

knob

a man's privates

80

knock off

to steal something

81

knock up

to wake someone up

82

leg it

run for it

83

love bites

hickies

84

lurgy

to be ill or have the flu

85

mug

a gullible person

86

mutt's nuts

something that is fantastic or excellent

87

naff

uncool, lame

88

nancy

a woman

89

narked

miffed

90

nowt/owt

nothing/anything

91

nut

to headbutt

92

off your trolley

mad, crazy

93

on the piss

out to get drunk

94

pants

an adjective to describe something bad

95

pavement pizza

vomit

96

pear-shaped

to become a disaster

97

pissup

a bout of drinking

98

doing porridge

serving time in prison

99

potty

a little crazy

100

pound sign

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

101

puff

fart

102

pukka

super, awesome

103

on the pull

looking for attractive women

104

quid/fiver/tenner

a quid is a term for a UK pound, like a buck; a five-pound note is a fiver and a 10-pound note is a tenner

105

rat-arsed

drunk

106

reverse charges

call collect

107

roger

to have sex with

108

a row

a fight (rhymes with cow)

109

rugger

rugby

110

rumpy pumpy

hanky-panky

111

sacked

fired

112

scrummy

delicious

113

send up

to make fun of or parody

114

shag

to have sex

115

shambolic

chaotic

116

shite

shit

117

sixes and sevens

crazy, haywire

118

skew-whiff

crooked

119

skive

to sneak off, play hooky

120

slag

bad mouth

121

slapper

a tramp

122

smart

sharply dressed

123

snog

making out

124

sod

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

125

spend a penny

to go to the bathroom

126

squiffy

a little drunk

127

stonker

something that is huge

128

swotting

studying hard, cramming

129

sweet Fanny Adams

nothing or jack shit

130

taking the piss out of someone

making fun of

131

ta

thank you

132

tidy

an attractive woman

133

telly

television

134

tosser

a jerk

135

totty

flirt with attractive women

136

uni

school

137

wacky backy

marijuana

138

wanker

a jerk

139

waz

urinate

140

welly

putting forth effort

141

whinge

to whine, complain

142

willy

a penis

143

yonks

a long time, ages

144

zed

the last letter of the alphabet, Z

145

zonked

exhausted

146

brilliant

ace

147

trouble, aggravation, rabble

aggro

148

Hello, how are you?

All right?

149

counterclockwise

anti-clockwise

150

anyway

any road

151

ass

arse

152

doing something back to front

arse about face

153

head over heels

arse above elbow

154

drunk

arseholed

155

to be familiar with something

au fait

156

tobacco

baccy

157

crazy

barmy

158

awesome

the bee's knees

159

shut up

belt up

160

good luck

best of British

161

poo (children's term)

biggie

162

drunk

bladdered

163

an exclamation of surprise

Blimey!

164

narrow-minded

blinkered

165

very, as in "bloody awful," "bloody marvelous"

bloody

166

an exclamation of surprise, similar to "bowl me over with a feather"

Blow me

167

fart

blow off

168

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

Bob's your uncle

169

to do a job quick and poorly

bodge

170

booger, snot

bogey

171

false, rubbish

bollocks

172

expensive

bomb

173

have sex

bonk

174

courage

bottle

175

pissed off

brassed off

176

negative term, used as a curse

bugger

177

butt

bum

178

a bribe

bung

179

effeminate behavior

camp

180

goodbye

cheerio

181

chat

chin wag

182

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

Chinese whisper

183

pleased

chuffed

184

Get lost!

Clear off!

185

a mistake

a cockup

186

false, baloney

codswallop

187

the best, or stunning

cracking

188

an expression of surprise

crikey

189

booger

crust dragon

190

having a look

dekko

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to rip off or con

diddle

192

sick

dicky

193

good looking

dishy

194

a party

do

195

something easy, a cinch

doddle

196

something awesome

dog's bollocks

197

to say something embarrassing

drop a clanger

198

useless, trash

duff

199

delay, dillydally

faff

200

bothered

fagged

201

to desire

fancy

202

to steal

filch

203

attractive, good looking

fit

204

to sell

flog

205

a small bet

flutter

206

to have a lot of energy

full of beans

207

desperate

gaggy

208

information

gen

209

Call me

Give us a bell

210

amazed

gobsmacked

211

balls, testicles

goolies

212

clueless

gormless

213

to get really upset

gutted

214

drunk and daring

hard

215

to be put in prison for an indefinite amount of time

Her Majesty's pleasure

216

being sick

honking

217

To each his own

Horses for courses

218

lucky

jammy

219

urinate

jimmy

220

a man's privates

John Thomas

221

the toilet

khazi

222

a short nap

kip

223

tuckered out

knackered

224

a man's privates

knob

225

to steal something

knock off

226

to wake someone up

knock up

227

run for it

leg it

228

hickies

love bites

229

to be ill or have the flu

lurgy

230

a gullible person

mug

231

something that is fantastic or excellent

mutt's nuts

232

uncool, lame

naff

233

a woman

nancy

234

miffed

narked

235

nothing/anything

nowt/owt

236

to headbutt

nut

237

mad, crazy

off your trolley

238

out to get drunk

on the piss

239

an adjective to describe something bad

pants

240

vomit

pavement pizza

241

to become a disaster

pear-shaped

242

a bout of drinking

pissup

243

serving time in prison

doing porridge

244

a little crazy

potty

245

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

pound sign

246

fart

puff

247

super, awesome

pukka

248

looking for attractive women

on the pull

249

a quid is a term for a UK pound, like a buck; a five-pound note is a fiver and a 10-pound note is a tenner

quid/fiver/tenner

250

drunk

rat-arsed

251

call collect

reverse charges

252

to have sex with

roger

253

a fight (rhymes with cow)

a row

254

rugby

rugger

255

hanky-panky

rumpy pumpy

256

fired

sacked

257

delicious

scrummy

258

to make fun of or parody

send up

259

to have sex

shag

260

chaotic

shambolic

261

shit

shite

262

crazy, haywire

sixes and sevens

263

crooked

skew-whiff

264

to sneak off, play hooky

skive

265

bad mouth

slag

266

a tramp

slapper

267

sharply dressed

smart

268

making out

snog

269

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

sod

270

to go to the bathroom

spend a penny

271

a little drunk

squiffy

272

something that is huge

stonker

273

studying hard, cramming

swotting

274

nothing or jack shit

sweet Fanny Adams

275

making fun of

taking the piss out of someone

276

thank you

ta

277

an attractive woman

tidy

278

television

telly

279

a jerk

tosser

280

flirt with attractive women

totty

281

school

uni

282

marijuana

wacky backy

283

a jerk

wanker

284

urinate

waz

285

putting forth effort

welly

286

to whine, complain

whinge

287

a penis

willy

288

a long time, ages

yonks

289

the last letter of the alphabet, Z

zed

290

exhausted

zonked

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