English United Kingdom


Slang USED Very frequently BY People Under 50

An adjective, used to describe someone you find attractive, good looking or sexy.

"What did you think of Daniel?" "He's a bit boring but so fit"

English United Kingdom


Slang USED On Occasion BY People Over 30

(evil) • Another word for cool, awesome, great, amazing or fun

"What did you think of the rollercoaster?" "It was wicked!"

"What did you think of the rollercoaster?" "It was great!"

Confirmed by 8 people

English United Kingdom

Do me a favour!

Interjection USED In the past BY Those from the east end of london

A response to an outrageous statement, usually; it isn't asking for the other person to provide help or assistance (the literal translation), but stating that they can oblige by not believing or repeating what they have just said.

"You think the Government will pay every nurse and doctor an extra £10,000 free of tax? Do me a favour! Of course they won't!"


English English speaking countries


Neologism USED On Rare Occasion BY women

When a field of interest of women is taken over by men, subsequently pushing out the women who were previously there.

"Computer science used to be filled with women until men came in and mentrified the field."

Confirmed by 4 people

English | Bristolian Bristol, United Kingdom

cheers drive

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A greeting to express thanks to a bus driver when getting of the bus

"Cheers drive! Have a good day!"

Confirmed by 2 people


English | Ulster Scots and Irish English Ireland and Northern Ireland, Ireland


Slang USED Frequently BY Most People

(idiot) • It simply means 'idiot'.

"Stop that, you will burn yourself, eejit!"

English United Kingdom

to get one’s head around something

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

To understand or grasp the concept of something

“Honestly, I can’t get my head around it”


English United Kingdom

car crash underwear

Expression USED On Very Rare Occasion BY women

The kind of underwear women are supposed to wear, just in case you end up in a car crash.

"I don't want to show you my underwear, cos obviously I haven't got my car crash underwear on."

English | Indian English India


Slang USED Frequently BY Young People

(n.) • It refers to the "plan" or "events", most commonly used in the context of a night out and/or plans with friends. However, it can be used more freely to just talk about any social situation or circumstances, especially to denote a situation gone wrong.

"bro what's the scene for the party tonight, your place or Jennifer's?"

English Ireland

Married all over

Idiom USED On Rare Occasion BY Country folk

Usually used when talking of a man who got married and got fat or looks old. Also rarely used when talking about a woman who got married and had a child, and suddenly looks fatigued and worn.

-"Arragh, you seen John lately?" -"Aye, he got a wife, and now he's looking married all over."

"Geez, have you seen John lately?" "I have, and he's looking fat and old."

English United Kingdom

they couldn't lie straight in bed

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

The person referred to is very dishonest and is unable to tell the truth in any context.

"Boris Johnson couldn't lie straight in bed."

Confirmed by 3 people

English United Kingdom

on your uppers

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People, Older People

To be very poor, to the extent the soles of one's shoes have worn away, and one is walking around on the upper part of the shoes.

"He's fallen on hard times, he's on his uppers."


English United States

comb over

Word USED On Occasion BY Some People

A bald man combing the rest of his hair over his bald spot.

"Look at that - Max has a serious comb over."

Confirmed by 6 people

English English speaking countries

touch wood

Idiom USED Frequently BY Most people

Used to express the recognition of somebody's desire to avoid misfortune after saying something confidently.

"I've never had a cavity, touch wood"

Confirmed by 2 people


English See above

bum-fuck Egypt

Expression USED On Rare Occasion BY some people

(A far away unknown place) • It's used to name a far away unknown place.

Since moving to bum-fuck Egypt I've had to rely more on the internet.


English United States

East Bumblefuck

Expression USED On Occasion BY some people

To describe the remoteness of an area, its proximity (or lack thereof) to basically everything

“Where did Sara say she moved to?” “I don’t know, somewhere out there in East Bumblefuck”

“Where did Sara say she moved to?” “I don’t know, somewhere really remote and far away”

English Midwest of United States of America, United States

Bumfuck, Egypt

Slang USED On Occasion BY some people

In Midwest US area a lot of people will say 'Bumfuck, Egypt' for an obscure far-away country or place.

"Yeah, they moved to Bumfuck, Egypt. Super remote and snowplows don't even go on their road".


English Canada

fits like a gunny sack

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

Expression used to describe how poorly a garment fits to the body of the person wearing it.

"What do you think of my dress?" "Sorry but it fits like a gunny sack."

English United Kingdom

tickled me

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

When something is funny - eliciting a giggly response greater than the trigger - often inexplicably so. Finding something particularly funny for no good reason.

"What's making you all giggly?" "I'm not sure why but seeing the way they fell over really tickled me!"



English England

brass neck

Idiom USED Frequently BY Most People

'Brass neck' means someone shameless or brave.

"She's got a brass neck to ask for a day off when we're so busy." "You had the hard neck to pass the time of day with him."