- Is Cockwomble a word?
- What does git mean in British slang?
- What is a Womble in British slang?
- Whats a Gubber?
- Is a pregnant goldfish called a twit?
- How do you say thank you in Yorkshire?
- What is chuff slang for?
- What does Goofy Goober mean?
- What does chuff mean in Yorkshire?
- What does Twatwaffle mean?
- What is a pregnant camel called?
- How do you say hello in Yorkshire?
- Is Goober an insult?
- Why do they call peanuts Goobers?
Is Cockwomble a word?
For those of you unfamiliar with the word, it has been summarised as someone “possessing properties of striking idiocy”.
Co-incidentally, cockwomble is certainly a pretty good translation of the Spanish gilipollas – a lovely word..
What does git mean in British slang?
Git is a term of insult with origins in English denoting an unpleasant, silly, incompetent, annoying, senile, elderly or childish person. As a mild oath it is roughly on a par with prat and marginally less pejorative than berk.
What is a Womble in British slang?
noun. British. A fictional animal inhabiting Wimbledon Common in London, characterized as clearing up litter. ‘The English National Opera has embraced a tradition stretching from Wat Tyler to the Wombles. ‘
Whats a Gubber?
gubber. One who gathers oakum, driftwood, &c., along a beach. The word also means black mud.
Is a pregnant goldfish called a twit?
Some would try to make you believe that a pregnant goldfish is called a twit, or a twerp. In reality there is no term for a pregnant goldfish because goldfish never get pregnant! Female Goldfish lay eggs and the eggs are fertilised by male fish outside of the body.
How do you say thank you in Yorkshire?
T’werk – where Yorkshire people go from 9-5 Monday to Friday. “I’m off t’werk love.” Ta – meaning thank you. “Ta very much.
What is chuff slang for?
Chuff, British slang for buttocks.
What does Goofy Goober mean?
dumb person Dudea dumb person. Dude, that kids a goofy gober.
What does chuff mean in Yorkshire?
CHUFF/CHUFFING – nothing to do with trains, not unless used in the context of ‘that chuffing train is late’. It’s a mild expletive like ‘bloody’. CHUFF OFF = get lost.
What does Twatwaffle mean?
twatwaffle (plural twatwaffles) (slang, derogatory) A contemptible person.
What is a pregnant camel called?
I was thinking today, for some reason, about the words git and twit, two ancient playground insults which are seldom heard today. A git, I was solemnly told, means ‘a pregnant camel’ while a twit is a pregnant goldfish. …
How do you say hello in Yorkshire?
The Jonas Guide to Yorkshire SlangYarkshar – Yorkshire.’Ow Do – Hello.Nah Then – Hello.’Ey Up – Hello.Ta – Thanks.Ta’ra – Goodbye.Si’thi’ – Goodbye.T’ – To.More items…
Is Goober an insult?
Calling someone a goober can be an insult, but it’s more likely to be used fondly and endearingly.
Why do they call peanuts Goobers?
Word History: Most Southerners recognize the terms goober and goober pea as other names for the peanut. Goober originates among the Bantu languages and is akin to the word meaning “peanut” in the Kongo and Kimbundu languages, n-guba.