What is Cockney rhyming slang for beer?
Pig's Ear is Cockney Rhyming Slang for Beer!
What is cockney rhyming slang for drink?
Kitchen Sink is Cockney Rhyming Slang for Drink!
Why does sherbet mean Beer?
"sherbet / sherbert - an alcoholic drink (usually a beer). Derives from the Turkish word 'sherbet' which was a cooling drink made from fruit juice. e.g. "Fancy a stroll down the pub for a few sherbets ?"." London slang page.
What is a bottle and Glass in Cockney slang?
Bottle and Glass is Cockney slang for Arse.
What is cockney rhyming slang for bottle?
In cockney rhyming slang, "bottle" means "arse" (bottle and glass). Originally, you would "lose your bottle" - i.e. be so scared as to lose control of your bowel function.
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What does Tommy Tank mean in slang?
Tommy Tank is Cockney slang for Bank.
More slang for bank. More definitions for Tommy Tank.
Why is your bum called your Harris?
Aris is Cockney slang for Arse.
In this case the phrase Bottle and Glass became rhyming slang for Artse . Then Bottle because Aristotle , which was finally shortened just to Aris .
Why do Cockneys call a watch a kettle?
The term means watch, which stemmed from a 'fob' watch which was a pocket watch attached to the body with a small chain. The kettle used to boil on the hob of a stove… hence the rhyme.
What's the lemon and lime Cockney?
Lemon and Lime is Cockney slang for Crime.
What does take a Toby mean?
Ride the toby or ply the toby meaning practice highway robbery. There are many other related expressions centering around highway robbery.
What does treacle mean in Cockney slang?
(Cockney rhyming slang) Sweetheart (from treacle tart).
What does Rabbit mean in Cockney slang?
If you don't already know the relevance of the word "rabbit" in the title, "rabbit and pork" is rhyming slang for "talk" (and is variously used to mean "speech", "conversation", etc.).
What does alright treacle mean?
Definition of treacle
noun. contrived or unrestrained sentimentality: a movie plot of the most shameless treacle.
What is a cup of Rosie?
For those who aren't familiar with cockney rhyming slang, 'Rosie' or 'Rosie Lee' translates to 'cup of tea'. When we say 'does anyone fancy a cup of Rosie? ' what we actually mean is 'Would anyone like a cup of tea?
What is a sherbet in Cockney slang?
Answer: It stems from cockney rhyming slang where sherbet dip stands in for 'sip'
What is a cockle in Cockney slang?
Cockle is Cockney slang for 10 pounds (tenner).
What does custard mean in Cockney?
"No one's watching the custard" means "no one's watching the TV." "Custard and jelly" rhymes with "telly."
What is egg in Cockney slang?
Clothes Peg is Cockney slang for Egg.
What is a macaroni in Cockney rhyming slang?
Macaroni is Cockney slang for 25 pounds (Pony).
Why do Cockneys call 25 a pony?
Whilst this is not cemented in fact, the widely held belief is that the terms came from soldiers returning to Britain from India. Old Indian rupee banknotes had animals on them and it is said that the 500 rupee note had a monkey on it and the 25 rupee featured a pony.
How do you say Girl in Cockney?
Ocean Pearl is Cockney slang for Girl.
Why is a house called a gaff?
Then there's the British slang meaning of gaff for the place where one lives (“come round my gaff for a coffee”), which is almost certainly derived from the use of gaff in the eighteenth-century to mean a fair, and later a cheap music-hall or theatre (as in the infamous penny gaff) and which probably comes from the ...
What is a Doris slang?
(UK, slang) One's girl friend, wife or significant other. pronoun. (Cockney rhyming slang) Gay.
What is a Nelson in Cockney slang?
Nelson is Cockney slang for Pint of Stella.
More definitions for Nelson.
Why do Cockneys call a house a drum?
Drum and Bass is Cockney slang for Place.
The word drum was originally used to describe a room or prison cell or even a road. It then became confined to only mean the home. Finally this was rhymed with Drum and Bass giving its modern interpretation.