List of British slang words | 100+ British slang words PDF

List of British slang words! Here is a list of British Slang Words with meaning in English PDF. These Slang words are used in daily routine, But these are not used as a formal Language .These Slang words are used in Business level. And used by a particular group of people.

British Slang words ?

Slang is a very informal language or some specific words used by a particular group of people. You’ll usually hear slang spoken more often than you’ll see it put in writing, though emails and texts often contain many conversational slang words. Though slang sometimes gets a bad rap for being inappropriate or incorrect, it’s also highly creative and shows that the English language is constantly evolving over time.

List of British slang words

  • Twee …. (Meanings) Small, dainty, or quaint.
  • Puke …. (Meanings)
  • Twat …. (Meanings) Harsh insult but not quite swearing, more extreme than ‘Prat’.
  • Alright? …. (Meanings)  This is a greeting, comprising ‘all right’, as in; ‘is all right with you?’.
  • Squiffy …. (Meanings) On the way to being drunk. Not quite sloshed but only a few drinks away.
  • All right? …. (Meanings) Everything is fine
  • Ace …. (Meanings) Positive exclamation, equivalent to ‘great!’ or ‘Awesome!’
  • Toodle pip …. (Meanings) An old English word that means goodbye.
  • Tenner …. (Meanings) 10 GBP (Great British Pound).
  • Nuts …. (Meanings) Crazy in a good or bad sense
  • Taking the biscuit …. (Meanings) when you are starting to push your luck.
  • Ta …. (Meanings) Short for thanks.
  • Ta …. (Meanings) Casual thank you.
  • Swear …. (Meanings) In the United Kingdom to swear is the same as to cuss or curse.
  • Stiff Upper Lip …. (Meanings) self restraint in the expression of emotion.
  • Starkers …. (Meanings) Naked. Without clothing.
  • Spend a penny …. (Meanings) This means going to the bathroom.
  • Sod’s law …. (Meanings) when something can go wrong, it will, owing largely to Sod’s law.

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British slang words in English

  • Snog …. (Meanings) Heavy kissing, like a french kiss.
  • Snog …. (Meanings) A kiss.
  • Smashing …. (Meanings) Positive exclamation, really good.
  • Shirty …. (Meanings) Someone who is demonstrating signs of irritability
  • Scrummy …. (Meanings) A word to describe something deliciously tasty.
  • Score …. (Meanings) 20, often 20 GBP (Great British Pound).
  • Rubbish …. (Meanings) Not trash or garbage, but rubbish.
  • Rank …. (Meanings) Disgusting, revolting.
  • Quid …. (Meanings) Slang word for a British pound.
  • Put a sock in it …. (Meanings) This is a fairly rude way of telling someone to be quiet.
  • Prat …. (Meanings) A stupid, or badly behaved person.
  • Posh …. (Meanings) High class, sophisticated.
  • Porridge …. (Meanings) Doing a stretch in porridge means serving time in prison.
  • Porkies …. (Meanings) Spreading lies
  • Baccy …. (Meanings) The tobacco that you use to roll your own fags
  • Aye …. (Meanings)  It is commonly used in Scotland. It means yes.
  • Smart …. (Meanings) Smart means clever and intelligent
  • Smarmy …. (Meanings) A person, usually male, who is too smooth for their own good

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  • Sloshed …. (Meanings) Yep, another way to describe being drunk, pissed, blotto
  • Skive …. (Meanings) Hopefully not getting caught in the process.
  • Piece of cake …. (Meanings) When something is easy peasy
  • Pear…shaped …. (Meanings) When something has not gone entirely to plan
  • Cheers …. (Meanings) Expressing good wishes with a drink
  • Chat up …. (Meanings) Speaking flirtatiously
  • Pants …. (Meanings) British pants are our undergarments.
  • One off …. (Meanings) A one time event.
  • On your bike …. (Meanings) A not so polite way of telling someone to go away.
  • On about …. (Meanings) As part of ‘what are you on about?’, ‘on’ replacing ‘talking’.
  • Off…colour …. (Meanings) Sick, poorly, or generally under the weather.
  • Off your trolley …. (Meanings) Someone who is described as such is usually behaving in a crazy manner.
  • Nut …. (Meanings) To headbutt someone. Not pleasant.
  • Rubbish …. (Meanings) Not trash or garbage, but rubbish.
  • Rank …. (Meanings) Disgusting, revolting.
  • Quid …. (Meanings) Slang word for a British pound.
  • Put a sock in it …. (Meanings) This is a fairly rude way of telling someone to be quiet.
  • Prat …. (Meanings) A stupid, or badly behaved person.
  • Posh …. (Meanings) High class, sophisticated.
  • Porridge …. (Meanings) Doing a stretch in porridge means serving time in prison.
  • Porkies …. (Meanings) Spreading lies
  • Baccy …. (Meanings) The tobacco that you use to roll your own fags
  • Aye …. (Meanings)  It is commonly used in Scotland. It means yes.
  • Smart …. (Meanings) Smart means clever and intelligent

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  • Smarmy …. (Meanings) A person, usually male, who is too smooth for their own good
  • Sloshed …. (Meanings) Yep, another way to describe being drunk, pissed, blotto
  • Skive …. (Meanings) Hopefully not getting caught in the process.
  • Piece of cake …. (Meanings) When something is easy peasy
  • Pear…shaped …. (Meanings) When something has not gone entirely to plan
  • Cheers …. (Meanings) Expressing good wishes with a drink
  • Chat up …. (Meanings) Speaking flirtatiously
  • Pants …. (Meanings) British pants are our undergarments.
  • One off …. (Meanings) A one time event.
  • On your bike …. (Meanings) A not so polite way of telling someone to go away.
  • On about …. (Meanings) As part of ‘what are you on about?’, ‘on’ replacing ‘talking’.
  • Off…colour …. (Meanings) Sick, poorly, or generally under the weather.
  • Off your trolley …. (Meanings) Someone who is described as such is usually behaving in a crazy manner.

Common British slang words

  • Nut …. (Meanings) To headbutt someone. Not pleasant.
  • Not my cup of tea …. (Meanings)  that does not bring one pleasure.
  • Nosh …. (Meanings) Food! You might describe a tasty meal as a good nosh up.
  • Nitwit …. (Meanings) An inoffensive way of describing someone a bit silly.
  • Nicked …. (Meanings) Commonly used as alternative to ‘stolen’.
  • Nick …. (Meanings) To steal or take something that doesn’t belong to you.
  • Mug …. (Meanings) If you are a bit of a mug then you are gullible, and will believe anything.
  • Mug …. (Meanings) A naïve or gullible person.
  • Lurgy …. (Meanings) If you have the dreaded lurgy then you are unwell with either the flu or a cold.
  • Lovely…Jubbly …. (Meanings) Equal to ‘lovely’, a positive exclamation.
  • Lost the Plot …. (Meanings) Gone crazy, not following the situation.
  • Loony/Loopy …. (Meanings) A mad or crazy person.
  • Loaded …. (Meanings) Wealthy, rich or having a lot of money.
  • Leg it …. (Meanings) To run away, usually from trouble.
  • Knockers  …. (Meanings) The female bosoms.
  • Knees up …. (Meanings) A proper British party, full of warm beer and loud music.
  • Knackered …. (Meanings)  Physically or mentally exhausted, tired.
  • Kip …. (Meanings) A short power nap, the English word for a snooze.
  • Khazi …. (Meanings) British slang for the toilet. Don’t forget your bog roll.
  • Keep Calm and Carry On  …. (Meanings) Not really slang

British slang words

  • Jolly Good …. (Meanings) Very good
  • Jammy …. (Meanings) Consistently being on the right side of good fortune.
  • I’ll Give You What For!  …. (Meanings) An old expression meaning I’ll hurt you
  • Honking …. (Meanings) Being violently sick.
  • Her Majesty’s Pleasure …. (Meanings) Being locked up in prison for life.
  • Wind up …. (Meanings) A situation that is very annoying.
  • Wicked  …. (Meanings)Formally meaning bad, but in slang meaning cool or exciting.
  • Welly …. (Meanings) If you give something welly you’ve given it a really good go.
  • Waffle …. (Meanings) To endlessly drone on about nothing.
  • Up for it …. (Meanings)  Very willing to do something.
  • Uni …. (Meanings) short word for university.
  • Hell  …. (Meanings) Extreme, such as ‘hell of a storm
  • Hard …. (Meanings) who is ready to take on anyone or anything in a fight.
  • Hard lines …. (Meanings) A way of saying bad luck.
  • Hanky panky …. (Meanings) In American English this would be known as making out.
  • Haggle …. (Meanings) To negotiate or argue over the price of something
  • Gutted …. (Meanings)  Extremely disappointed or upset.
  • Gutted …. (Meanings) Being incredibly upset about something.
  • Grub …. (Meanings) Food.
  • Gormless …. (Meanings) Lacking in sense or initiative
  • Gormless …. (Meanings) A person who has little clue or idea
  • Yonks …. (Meanings) A general term for a long period of time
  • Yakking …. (Meanings) Talking too much.
  • Wobbler …. (Meanings) To have a tantrum or throw a strop.
  • Cheesed off …. (Meanings) Annoyed or displeased.
  • Gobsmacked …. (Meanings) Completely and utterly awestruck in amazement.
  • Gnashers …. (Meanings) Teeth
  • Give us a bell …. (Meanings) Calling somebody on the telephone.
  • Geezer …. (Meanings) Another male nickname typically used by males.
  • Gawp …. (Meanings) To stare with a gormless expression
  • Gander …. (Meanings) To take a look around.
  • Naff …. (Meanings) Something that is a bit uncool would be described as naff.
  • Na …. (Meanings)
  • Mush …. (Meanings) Slang for your mouth, i.e. shut your mush.
  • Full of beans …. (Meanings)Someone who is full of energy
  • Freaking Out  …. (Meanings)Not quite panicking
  • Flutter …. (Meanings) To bet or place a wager.
  • Fluke …. (Meanings) If something happens purely by chance then it is a fluke.
  • Flog …. (Meanings) To sell something.
  • Flippin’  …. (Meanings) A negative adjective, softer version of a swear word.
  • Fiver …. (Meanings) 5 GBP (Great British Pound)
  • Filch …. (Meanings) Simply to steal.
  • Fancy …. (Meanings) A soft desire for something, including people
  • Fag …. (Meanings) A cigarette.
  • Fag …. (Meanings) A cigarette.
  • Mufti …. (Meanings) An old army term for your non…military clothing.
  • Minted …. (Meanings) Very wealthy.
  • Mint …. (Meanings) An item in perfect condition.
  • Faff …. (Meanings) Faffing around is a very British pleasure.
  • Excuse me …. (Meanings) Asking to be excused for a mistake
  • Easy Now …. (Meanings) A command to calm down or be more gentle.
  • Ducky …. (Meanings) Term of endearment, particularly for family
  • Dosh …. (Meanings) Cash. Slang for all types of currency.
  • Do…Lally …. (Meanings) Crazy but in a non offensive context.
  • Dodgy …. (Meanings)  Bad quality, untrustworthy or dysfunctional.

100 british slang words

  • Dodgy …. (Meanings) something a little bit suspicious or questionable.
  • DIY …. (Meanings) Do It Yourself.
  • Dishy …. (Meanings) A person, usually male, who is very good…looking.
  • Dear …. (Meanings) Dear can mean expensive
  • Dapper …. (Meanings) Well dressed and/or well to…do.
  • Daft …. (Meanings)  silly behavior, at worst; stupid.
  • Daft …. (Meanings) A bit stupid. Not particularly offensive, just mildly silly.
  • Crikey …. (Meanings) A neutral exclamation
  • Cracking …. (Meanings) A positive exclamation or describing something as good.
  • Crack On …. (Meanings) To get on with something, or continue doing something.
  • Codswallop …. (Meanings) A load of rubbish, something that is clearly nonsense.
  • Cock up …. (Meanings) A badly executed plan or a mistake.
  • Chuffed …. (Meanings) Thrilled to bits. Happy.
  • Chock…a…block …. (Meanings) A place that is very busy.
  • Chips …. (Meanings) french fries.
  • Chap …. (Meanings) A man, particularly of gentlemanly nature.
  • Chalk and Cheese  …. (Meanings) Two things that do not go together
  • Bugger all …. (Meanings) Very little, almost nothing or completely nothing.
  • Bravo  …. (Meanings) Well done, or congratulations.
  • Botched …. (Meanings) Something that has not gone according to plan.
  • Bonkers …. (Meanings) It means you are a bit barmy
  • Bollocks …. (Meanings) Male reproductive organs
  • Bog …. (Meanings) Not a muddy marsh
  • Bog roll …. (Meanings) The paper you use in the bog.
  • Bloody …. (Meanings) A very old swear word, one that has become so familiar

Famous British Words List

  • Bloke …. (Meanings)  Nickname for a male, usually used by males.
  • Bloke …. (Meanings) A man. What in American English might be called a dude.
  • Blinkered …. (Meanings) Having a narrow minded attitude or limited view
  • Blinding …. (Meanings) Too a great extent.
  • Bladdered …. (Meanings) Extremely drunk.
  • Beggar Off …. (Meanings) Go away
  • Beef …. (Meanings) Disagreement or physical aggression between people.
  • Barry  …. (Meanings) meaning ‘good’ when exclaimed, or at least ‘okay’

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