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afters British English

dessert, sweet dish eaten after the main course of a meal

aggro British English

aggressive, violent

arse-licking British and Australian English Taboo

saying nice things to someone in order to get something from them

bloody British and Australian English Offensive

an intensifying expletive used before an adjective, adverb or noun; very, really; total, complete

bugger (1) British and Australian English Vulgar

a disliked or pitiful person, usually a man

cock-up British English Offensive

a big mistake, something done badly

cuppa British and Australian English

a hot drink, cup of tea, cup of coffee

effing British English

used as a less offensive substitute for the highly-offensive taboo word "fucking"

fanny (2) British and Australian English Vulgar

a woman's vagina

flick British and Australian English

a movie

gaffer British English

the manager, the boss

git British English Offensive

a fool, a stupid person

gob (1) British and Australian English

mouth

gob (2) British and Australian English

to spit

gutted British English

very upset, devastated

hack British English

a newspaper reporter

knackered (1) British and Australian English

very tired, exhausted

knackered (2) British and Australian English

severely damaged

knock off (3) British and Australian English

to steal something

knockers British English Vulgar

a woman's breasts

lav British English

toilet, lavatory

nick (1) British English

to steal something

nick (2) British English

to arrest somebody

nut | nutter British English Offensive

a crazy or strange person

oi! British English

a sound used to attract someone's attention, like "hey!"

pain | pain in the arse | pain in the backside British and Australian English

someone or something that's annoying or troublesome

pissed off British and Australian English Offensive

angry, annoyed

posh British English

high-class, stylish

prat British English Offensive

a fool

quad (1) British English

an open space between buildings, usually at a school or a university

quid British and Australian English

one pound sterling

rubbish British English

to make very negative comments, to strongly criticise

scarper British English

to run away

sickie British and Australian English

a day taken off work after calling in sick when one is actually well

toff British English

a wealthy, upper-class person

toffee-nosed British English

snobbish, pretentiously superior towards people of lower social class or income

up the duff British and Australian English

pregnant

vac (1) British English

vacation, holiday

wicked British English

very good, excellent, outstanding

wog British English Taboo

an offensive, derogatory term for a person whose skin colour is not white

yob | yobbo British English Offensive

an aggressive, impolite, crude person

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