could someone tell me a few British sland words such as the word KNACKERED :-)
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‘Mate’ - often easily substituted for the American ‘buddy’,
‘Bugger all’ – more vulgar synonym for ‘nothing at all’.
‘Gutted’ –To be ‘gutted’ about a situation means to be devastated and saddened.
‘Gobsmacked’ – a truly British expression meaning to be shocked and surprised beyond belief
‘Cock up’ –A ‘cock up’ is a mistake, a failure of large or epic proportions.
‘Blinding’ – ‘Blinding’ is a positive term meaning excellent, great, or superb.
‘damp squib’ - More of an usual term, a ‘damp squib’ in British slang terms refers to something which fails on all accounts ( ‘The party was a bit of a damp squib because only Richard turned up.’)
‘chunder’ - is part and parcel of British slang terms. Meaning ‘to vomit’ or ‘to be sick’,
'taking the piss’ - one of the most popular and widely-used British slang terms. To ‘take the piss’ means to mock something, parody something, or generally be sarcastic and derisive towards something.
‘bollocks’ - Perhaps one of the most internationally famous British slang terms, ‘bollocks’ has a multitude of uses, although its top ones including being a curse word used to indicate dismay ‘Fortnight’ – a British slang term more commonly used by virtually everyone in the UK to mean ‘a group of two weeks’.
‘bollocking’ - a telling-off or a severe or enthusiastic reprimand from a boss
‘brass monkeys’ - is used to refer to extremely cold weather.
‘dodgy’ - refers to something wrong, illegal, or just plain ‘off’, in one way or another.
‘scrummy’ - is used as a wonderfully effusive term for when something is truly delicious and mouth-wateringly good.
‘Kerfuffle’ - describes a skirmish or a fight or an argument caused by differing views.
'Tosh" - A nifty little British term that means ‘rubbish’ or ‘crap’.
‘Skive’ – a British slang term used to indicate when someone has failed to turn up for work or an obligation due to pretending to fake illness.
‘wanker’. - ‘jerk’ or ‘fool’, but to a slightly higher value.2