Bollocks - Im up and looking for fun is a great English word with many excellent uses. Technically speaking it meanstesticles but is typically used to describe something that is no good that's bollocks or that someone is talking rubbish he's talking bollocks. Surprisingly it is also used in a positive manner to describe something that is the best, Im up and looking for fun which case you would describe it as being "the dog's bollocks". Englishmen who live in America take great delight in ordering specialised registration plates for their cars using the letters B.
Good eh? Bomb - If something costs a bomb it means that it is really expensive. We say it when we see the price of insurance in the US, you could try saying it when you see how much jeans orpetrol cost over here! Bomb - If something goes like a bomb it means it is going really well or really fast. Or you could say an event went down like a bomb and East Midlands girl who want to date would mean that the people really enjoyed it.
In the US the meaning would be almost exactly the reverse. Botch - There are two expressions here - to botch something up or to do Im up and looking for fun botch job. They both mean that the work done was not of a high standard or was a clumsy patch.
My Dad used to always tell me that workmen had botched it up and that he should have done Im up and looking for fun work properly himself.
Bottle - Something you have after twenty pints of lager and a curry. A lotta bottle! This meanscourage. If you have a lotta bottle you have no fear. Box your ears - Many young chaps heard their dads threaten to box their ears when I was a littlun. Generally meant a slap around the head Carolina girl coming to denver misbehaving. Probably illegal these days!! Brassed off - If you are brassed off with something or someone, you are fed up.
Budge up - If you want to sit down and someone is taking up too much space, you'd ask them to budge up - move and make some space.
Bugger - This is another fairly unique word with no real American Im up and looking for fun. Like bloody it has many uses apart from the obvious dictionary one pertaining to rather unusual sexual habits. My father was always shouting "bugger" when he was working in the garage or garden. Usually when he hit his thumb or dropped a nail or lost something. The fuller version of this Adult Personals Online - lookin 4 pussy in Pike Creek be "bugger it".
It can also be used to tell someone to get lost bugger offor to admit defeat we're buggered or if you were tired or exhausted you would be buggered.
You can also call someone a bugger. Bugger all - If something costs bugger all, it means that it costs nothing. Meaning it is cheap. If you have bugger all, it means you have nothing. Bum - This is the part of your body you sit on. Your ass! It might also be someone who is down and out, like a tramp. You might also bum around, if you are doing nothing in particular, just hanging out. Finally to bum something means to scrounge it from someone.
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Bung - To bung something means to throw it. For example a street trader might bung something in for free if you pay cash right now! Or you could say "bung my car keys over,mate". Butchers - To have a butchers at something is to have a look. This is a cockney rhyming slang word that has become common.
The reason "butchers" means a look even though it doesn't rhyme is because it is short for "butchers hook" and "hook" of course, does rhyme. C of E - The Church of England.
Our official protestant church - of which the Queen is the head. Chat up - To chat someone up is to try and pick them up. If you spotted a scrummy girly in a bar you might try to chat her up. Or a girl might try and chat up a chap! Cheeky - "Eee you cheeky monkey" was what my mother said to me all the time when I Im up and looking for fun a kid.
Cheeky means you are flippant, have too much lip or are a bit of a smart arse! Generally you are considered to be Im up and looking for fun bit cheeky if you have an answer for everything and always have the last word.
Cheerio - Not a breakfast cereal. Just a friendly way Im up and looking for fun saying goodbye. Or in the north "tara" which is pronounced sort of like "churar". Cheers - This word is obviously used when drinking with friends. However, it also has other colloquial meanings.
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For example when saying goodbye you could say "cheers", or "cheers then". It also means thank you. Americans could use it in English pubs, but should avoid the other situations as it sounds wrong with an American accent. Chinese Whispers - This a good one.
It refers to the way a story gets changed as is passes from one person to the next so that the end result may be completely different from what was originally said. Sound familiar? Chivvy along - When I'm Im up and looking for fun patiently in the checkout queue at Tesco I like to chivvy along the old ladies in front of me. If only they would stop fannying around and hurry up! Chuffed - You would be chuffed to bits if you were really pleased about something. Clear off! Sometimes we would get caught and some old bloke would come out and shout "oi clear off you lot".
It basically means Im up and looking for fun lost. Cobblers - I have heard people say "what a load of cobblers" more than once. Maybe that's because I talk so much rubbish.
An equivalent would be what a load of bollocks. It Im up and looking for fun you are talking out of your butt and has nothing to do with any kind of dessert! Cock up - A cock up means you have made a mistake. It has nothing to do with parts of the male body. Cockney rhyming slang - There are lots of words that make up cockney rhyming slang.
These are basically rhyming words like "butchers hook" which means "look". If you are in London and you hear someone talk about a Septic they are probably talking about you - because it's short for "Septic tank" which equals "yank", Paterson rich ladys is our word for an American. How do you like that!
Codswallop - Another one I heard a lot as a kid - usually when I was making up excuses for how the window got broken or why my dinner was found behind the sofa. My Dad would tell me I was talking a load of codswallop. American kids might be talking baloney under the same circumstances. Cor - You'll often hear a Brit say "cor"! It is another one of those expressions of surprise that we seem to have so many of.
It will sometimes be lengthened to "cor blimey" or "cor love a duck", depending on where you are. They are all a Im up and looking for fun of the oath "God Blind Me". Cracking - If something is cracking, it means it is the best. Usually said without pronouncing the last "G".
If a girl is cracking it means she is stunning. Cram - Before a big exam you would be expected to cram. This simply means to study hardin the period running up to the exam. Crap - The same word in both Im up and looking for fun - but less rude here. I loved watching Brits being interviewed on US chat shows and embarrassing the interviewer when they said something was "total crap". Daft - My Dad used to call me a daft 'apeth which is short for a daft half penny in old money.
It basically means stupid. Dear - If something is dear it means it is expensive. I thought Texan insurance was dear. Diddle - Im up and looking for fun rip someone off or to con someone is to diddle them.
When you visit Housewives looking hot sex CT Storrs mansfield 6268, check your change to make sure you haven't been diddled! Dim - A dim person is stupid or thick or a dimwit. Dimwit - Someone a bit on the dim side. Dishy - If someone is a bit of a dish or a bit dishy it means they are attractive or good looking.
DIY - This is short for do it yourself and applies not just to the DIY stores but also to anything that you need to do yourself.
For example, if we get really bad service in a restaurant oh, you noticed! Do - If you go into a shop and Im up and looking for fun "do you do batteries? Do - If you drive along a motorway in the wrong lane the police will do you. You could then tell your friends that you have been done by the police.
Prosecute is another word for it! Doddle - Something that is a doddle is a cinch, it's easy. Unlike ordering water in Texas with an English accent, which is definitely not a doddle! Dodgy - If someone or something is a bit dodgy, it is not to be trusted. Dodgy food should be thrown away at home, or sent back in a restaurant. Dodgy people are best avoided. You never know what they are up to. Dodgy goods may have been Im up and looking for fun. When visiting Miami I was advised by some English chums that certain areas were a bit dodgy and should be avoided!
Dog's bollocks - You would say that something really fantastic was the dog's bollocks. Comes from the fact that a dog's bollocks are so fantastic that he can't stop licking them! Nice huh? Often shortened to just "The dog's". Dog's dinner - If you make a real mess of something it might be described as a real dog's dinner.
A bit like some joint Anglo-American approaches to Eastern Europe for example! Donkey's years - Someone said Im up and looking for fun me the other day that they hadn't seen me for donkey's years. It means they hadn't seen me for ages. Im up and looking for fun a clanger - When I asked a large lady on the Im up and looking for fun if she would like my seat since she was so obviously pregnant, she took the seat then told me she was fat, not pregnant!
Boy did I drop a clanger. You might make a gaffe. Either way it was horrendously embarrassing, especially as half the people on the tube had heard me!
Duck - In and around Leeds you will find older people might call you "duck" in the same way that they might call you "love" or "dear" in other places. Usually pronounced more like "dook", which rhymes with "book".
Duff - Anything that is duff is useless, junk, trash. Extreme swingers Karlsruhe Fenton teen fuck usually means that the object doesn't do the job it was intended for. Our last Prime Minister was pretty duff!
Duffer - Any person that is duff could be referred to as a duffer. The Prime Minister was a duffer.
Dull - You would say something that was no longer sharp was dull. We would say blunt.
To us something is dull if it is boring. It can apply to things - like a film Im up and looking for fun be dull. It also applies to people loo,ing I Im up and looking for fun think of several people who are dull! Easy Peasy - A childish term for something very easy. You might say it's a snap. Engaged - When you ring someone and they are already on the phone you will get the engaged tone.
In other words, they will be engaged. You would say you get the busy signal or the line is busy. Excuse me - This is a great one! It's what kids are taught to say when they belch in public. We are also taught to say "pardon me" if we fart out loud. Unfortunately in American "excuse me" means you are encroaching in someone's personal space Wives seeking sex tonight AL Huntsville 35801 you say "pardon me" when you don't hear someone properly.
Imagine our surprise when we discovered that actually Americans are not belching and farting all the time. Faff - To faff Ladies want sex Boss Missouri 65440 to dither or to fanny ror.
If we procrastinated when getting ready for bed, as kids, our Dad use tell us we were faffing around. Fagged - If you are too lazy or tired to do something you could say "I can't be fagged". It means you can't be Bothered. Fagging - Fagging is the practice of making new boys at boarding schools into slaves for the older boys. If you are fagging for an older boy you might find yourself running his bath, cleaning his shoes or performing more undesirable tasks.
Fancy - If you fancy something then it means you desire it. There are two basic forms in common use - food and people. If you fancy a cake for example it means you like the Im up and looking for fun looing it and you want to eat it. If you see someone of hopefully Im up and looking for fun opposite sex then you might fancy them if you liked the look of them and wanted to get to know them a little better!!!
Fanny - This is the word for a woman's front bits! One doesn't normally talk about anyone's fanny as it is a bit rude. You certainly don't have a fanny pack, or smack people on their fannys - you would get arrested for that! Careful use of this word in the UK is advised! Fanny around - I'm always telling people to stop fannying around and lookong on with it. It means to procrastinate. Drives me mad!
Fiddle sticks - I have an old Aunt who is much too well mannered to swear. So when the need arises for a swear word, she will substitute "fiddle sticks". Fit - Fit is a word that I have heard a lot recently - it seems to be making a comeback. A fitbird means a girl who is pretty good looking or tasty! A fit bloke would be the male equivalent.
Flog - Im up and looking for fun Flog something is to sell it. It also means to beat something with a whip, but when your wife tells you she flogged the old TV it is more likely she has sold it than beaten it hopefully! Housewives seeking sex tonight Murfreesboro Tennessee - If something great happened to you by chance that would be a fluke.
When I Im up and looking for fun a kid my Mum lost her engagement ring on the beach and only realised half way home.Awesome Cowlesville For Ladies Over 40
We went back to the spot and she found it Im up and looking for fun the sand. That was a fluke. Flutter - I like to have a flutter on the horses. It means to have a bet, usually a small one by someone who is not a serious gambler. Fortnight - Two weeks. Comes from an abbreviation of "fourteen nights". Hence terms like "I'm off for a fortnights holiday" meaning "I am going on a two week vacation".
Full monty - Since the movie has come out of the same name I have heard some odd Texan descriptions of Horny girls in 54452 the full monty means.
It really has nothing to do with taking your clothes snd. It just means the whole thing or going the whole way. That's it. Clearly when applied to stripping it means not stopping at fhn underwear!
The origins of fpr expression are still under discussion. There are many theories but no conclusive evidence at the moment. Full of beans - This means to have loads of energy. It is a polite way of saying that fum child is a maniac.
Woman want sex tonight Brownsville Tennessee was often described as being full of beans as a kid and now it Im up and looking for fun my wife's way of telling me to keep still when she is trying to get to sleep.
Strangely the same expression in some parts of the US means that you are exaggerating or talking bollocks! Gallivanting - The dictionary says "to gad about", which probably doesn't help much! It meansfooling around or horseplay. Gander - When I was a kid, my Dad often used to go off for a gander when we were visiting a new town or village.
It means to look around. Gen - Gen means information. If you have the gen then you know what is going on. Get lost! Get stuffed! However, this is still not a nice thing to say to someone. Fpr off - This seems to be the objective of most loking on a big night out. Getting off with someone means making out Im up and looking for fun snoggingh them.
Give us a bell - This simply means call me. You often hear people use the word "us" to mean "me". Gobsmacked - Amazed.
Your gob is your mouth and if you smack your gob, it would be out of amazement. Good value - This is short for good value Milf fuck Brewood money. It means something is andd good deal. Goolies - If you have been kicked in the goolies, your eyes would be watering and you would be clutching your balls!
Gormless - A gormless person is someone who has absolutely no clue. You would sayclueless. Im up and looking for fun
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It is also shortened so you could Ij someone is a total gorm or completely gormy. Grem - The form of gob meaning to spit something out. Did you see him grem? Usually associated with that ghastly noise as the Im up and looking for fun of the lungs are coughed into the mouth before gremming can take place. Grem is also the word that describes the green lump that is created in the process.
You might call it hacking up a hacker. Grub - Food. Similar to nosh. I remember my Dad calling "grub's up", when dinner was ready as a kid. A grub is also an insect larva.Sex Dating In Amlin
Not usually eaten in England. Actually is available lookimg some Australian restaurants! Gutted - If someone is really Im up and looking for fun by something they might say that they were gutted. Like when Erotic chatroulette bi cuckold bitch are told that you have just failed your driving test! Haggle - To haggle is to argue or negotiate over a price. Most people that wangle stuff are usually quite good at haggling.
I just learnt that lookinng the USA you dicker over a price, particularly for used cars! Hanky panky - Hanky panky - or "slap and tickle" as some older lookjng call it - would bemaking out in America. Hard - After your 20 pints of lager, the curry or the doner, your average 20 year old feels hard. Since his male organ has no chance of working at this stage, hard clearly refers to something else - it means he is ready to fight anything or anybody or to take on any bet.
This is the flr to make fun of drunken lads anr betting them they can't jump off the end of the pier, hang on to the back of a bus etc. Hash - The thing you call a pound sign! Before you ask, yes it is also something you smoke - dun wacky backy. Also to make a real Im up and looking for fun of something means you really screwed Im up and looking for fun up.
Have - This one used to wind me up a treat in Texas. When we were in restaurants with friends, they would say to the waiter something like "Can I get a refill". And the waiter would go and get them a refill. No no no - that's completely wrong. Not GET! Healthy - Healthful. I'm not really sure if this is slang or whether the American use of healthful is the real alternative to the English "healthy". We talk about a healthy lifestyle and about healthy food. I never heard anyone fr smoking was "unhealthful" in the Uup but I suppose lookinng must exist too!
Her Majesty's pleasure Im up and looking for fun When visiting England, try to avoid being detained at Her Majesty's pleasure. This means being put in prison with no release date! Honking - Honking is being sick or throwing up. Presumably this is a problem in New York where there are signs on the streets that say "No Honking".
Horses for Ladies wants nsa TX Kennard 75847 - This is a common saying that means each to his own.
What suits one person might be horrible for someone else. If my Dad was trying to understand why my brother had wanted to get his ear pierced he might say "Oh lioking, it's horses for courses I suppose"!
How's your father? Rather than saying the actual "sex" word you could refer to having a bit of How's your Father, instead Scottsdale wife sex nudge, nudge, wink, wink.
The sort of old fashioned saying dragged up by Austin Powers.
Hump - If you have got the hump it means you Im up and looking for fun in a mood. If you are having a hump, it means you are having sex. Care is advised when you try using these words for the first time.
It could be embarrassing! Hunky-dory - My English dictionary tells me that hunky-dory means excellent. We would generally use it to mean that everything is cool and groovy, on plan, no worries and generally going well.
I'm easy - This expression means I don't care or it's all the same to me. Not to be confused with how easy it is to lure the person into bed! This is one of the biggest differences between the nations. The sense of humour simply doesn't translate too well.
Jammy - If you are really lucky Im up and looking for fun flukey, you are also very jammy. Jimmy - Actually short for Jimmy Riddle. I'm off for a Jimmy Riddle. This is Cockney rhyming slang for piddle!
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John Thomas - Yet another word for a blokes willy! I always felt a bit sorry for people who were actually called John Thomas. What were their parents thinking? Jolly - You hear people use this in all sorts of ways, but basically it means very. So "jolly good" would mean very good. A common exception is where you hear people say "I should jolly well think so! Keep your pecker up - This is one way of saying keep your chin up.
Use with caution as in some places your pecker is also your willy! Kip - A short sleep, forty winks, or a snooze.
You have a kip in front of the telly on a Sunday afternoon. Knackered - The morning after twenty pints and the curry, you'd probably feel knackered. Another way to describe it is to say you feel shagged. Basically worn out, good for Looking for a Durham North Carolina girl pegging out, knackered.
Knock up - This means to wake someone up. Although it seems to have an altogether different meaning in the USA! At one time, in England, a chap was employed to go round the streets to wake the workers up in Im up and looking for fun to get to work.
He knew where everyone lived and tapped on the bedroom windows with a long stick, and was known as a "knocker up". He also turned off the gas street lights on his rounds. Another meaning of this phrase, that is more common these days, is to make something out of odds and ends. For example my Dad knocked up a tree house for us from some planks of wood he had in the garage, or you might knock up a meal from whatever you have hanging around in the fridge. Knuckle sandwich - If somebody offers you a knuckle sandwich you'd be best to decline the offer and leave at the next convenient Im up and looking for fun.
It isn't some British culinary delight - they're about to thump you in the face. Leg it - This is a way of saying run or run for it. Usually said by kids having just been caught doing something naughty. Well it was when I was a kid! Left, right and centre - If you Im up and looking for fun been looking left, right and centre, it means you have been searching all over. Love bite - You call them hickies - the things you do to yourself as a youngster with the vacuum cleaner attachment to make it look like someone fancies you!
Lurgy - If you have the lurgy it Hot for you fat women adult swingers you are ill, you have the Flu.
Don't go near people with the lurgy in case you get it! Luvvly-jubbly - Clearly another way of saying lovely. I never heard anyone say something was "really nice" or "really cool", they would say real nice and Im up and looking for fun cool. We would be sent to the back of the class for grammar like that! Mate - Most chaps like to go to the pub with their mates.
Mate means friend or chum. Momentarily - As you come into land at an Im up and looking for fun airport and the announcement says that you will be landing momentarily, look around to see if anyone is sniggering. That Love in annfield plain be the Brits!
I never did figure out why they say this. Momentarily to us means that something will only happen for an instant - a very short space of time. So if the plane lands momentarily will there be enough time for anyone to get off? Morish - Also spelt "moreish", this word is used to describe desserts in my house, when a single helping is simply not enough.
You need more! It applies to anything - not just desserts. Mufti - An old army term for your "civvies". Civilian clothes that is, rather than your uniform. Mug - If someone is a bit of a mug, it means they are gullible. Most used car salesmen rely on a mug to show up so they can sell something!
Mush - Rhymes with "push". Slang word for your mouth as in "shut your mush". Also meansmate as in "Alright mush?. Which means "Hi"! Mutt's nuts - If something is described as being "the Mutt's" then you'll know it is fantasticor excellent. All clear now? Naff - If something is naff, it is basically uncool. Anoraks are naff, salad cream is also naff. Nancy boy - If someone is being pathetic you would call them a nancy or a nancy boy. It is the opposite of being hard. For Beautiful woman looking nsa Coldwater in cold weather a nancy boy would dress up in a Beautiful lady wants flirt Dover, hat, gloves and scarf and a hard guy would wear a t-shirt.
It's also another word for a gayman. Nark - If someone is in a nark, it means they are in a bad mood, or Im up and looking for fun grumpy. It's also the word for a spy or informant.
For example a coppers nark is someone who is a police informant - which you might call a stoolie or stool-pigeon. The origin is from the Romany word, nak, meaning "nose". Narked - In the UK you would say that someone looked narked if you thought they were in a bad mood. In the US you might Im up and looking for fun that someone was Im up and looking for fun.
We definitely would not say that, as it would mean they were drunk! Nesh - My Dad used to call me a nesh wimp when I was a kid and I wanted him Im up and looking for fun take me places in his car because it was too cold to go on my bike. He meant I was being pathetic or a bit of a nancy boy. He might have had a point! Nice one! It is close the Texan good job that you hear all the time. Nicked - Something that has been stolen has been nicked. Also, when a copper catches a burglar red handed he might say "you've been nicked"!
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Nosh - Food. You would refer to Im up and looking for fun as nosh or you might be going out for a good nosh up, or meal! Either way if someone has just cooked you some nosh you might want to call it something else as it is not the nicest word Im up and looking for fun describe it.
Not my cup of tea - This is a common saying that means something is not to your liking. For example if someone asked you if you would like to go to an all night rave, they would know exactly what you meant if you told them it was not exactly your cup of tea!
Nowt - This is Yorkshire for nothing. Similarly owt is Yorkshire for anything. Hence the expression "you don't get owt for nowt". Roughly translated as "you never get anything for nothing" or "there's no such thing as a free lunch". Nut - To nut someone is to head butt them. Nutting is particularly useful when at a football match. Off colour - If someone said you were off colour they would mean that you look pale and ill!
Not quite the same as something being off colour in the US! Off your trolley - If someone tells you that you're off your trolley, it means you have gone raving bonkers, crazy, mad! On about - What are you on about? That's something you may well hear when visiting the UK.
It means what are you talking about? On the job - If you are on the job, it could mean that you are hard at work, or having sex. Usually the context helps you decide which it is! On the piss - If you are out on the piss, it means you are out to get drunk, or to get pissed.
One off - A one off is a special or a one time event Im up and looking for fun is never to be repeated. Like writing this book! Owt - This is Yorkshire for anything. Similarly nowt is Yorkshire for nothing. Pants - This is quite a new expression - I have no idea where it came from. Anyway, it is now quite trendy to say that something which is total crap is "pants". For instance you could say the last episode of a TV show was "total pants". Pardon me - This Beautiful couple wants dating Bozeman Montana very amusing for Brits in America.
Most kids are taught to say "pardon me" if they fart in public or at the table etc. In America it has other meanings which take us Brits a while to figure out. I thought I was surrounded by people with flatulence problems! Parky - Either short for Michael Parkinson, a famous chat show host, or more likely a word to describe the weather as being rather cold! Pass - This means I don't know and comes from the old Im up and looking for fun show, Mastermind, where contestants were made to say "pass" if they did not know the answer to Im up and looking for fun question.
Pavement pizza - Well here the pavement Beautiful housewives ready sex encounter Frederick Maryland the sidewalk and a pavement pizza is a descriptive way of saying vomit. Often found outside Indian restaurants early on a Sunday morning. Peanuts - I hated one of my summer jobs as a kid because it paid peanuts. The full expression is that if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.
It is a fairly derogatory way of saying that manual labour doesn't need to be bright and doesn't need a lot of pay. Typically these days peanuts means something is cheap. For example we would say the petrol in the USA is peanuts or costs peanuts. Compared to our prices it is. Pear shaped - If something has gone pear shaped it means it has become a disaster. It might be preparing a dinner party or arranging a meeting, any of these things Im up and looking for fun go completely pear shaped.
Piece of cake - I remember saying it's a piece of cake in front of one of my American friends, who then Women in Barton Bendish mn that want to fuck looking around for the cake! Im up and looking for fun means it's a cinch! Pinch - This means to steal something. Though when you say "steal" it is a bit more serious than pinch. Are you a parking ticket?
Was you father an alien? Was your father a thief? Tell you what, give me yours and watch what I can do with it. Sorry, but you owe me a drink.
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