- an exclamation as to resound a definiteyes.
- excellent, great. A rather out of vogue term, probably still used by kids.
Adam and Eve
for 'believe', e.g. "Would you Adam and Eve it
- short for the term 'after hours' meaning drinking in a pub after officialclosing time. Also see '
- short for aggravation or violence, e.g. "He was steaming drunk and
all over the gaff/shop
- general term to describe someone or something that has nodirection or that is in a mess.
- a greeting literally meaning "is everything all fine?". Usuallyused in the form "awright
Modern Rhyming Slang
for 'piles' (haemorrhoids).
- (handsome) - very good, e.g. "That's 'andsome
- geek, nerd. A term that has been used since the 80s. An 'anorak' is alwaysmale, unfashionable and possibly a '
(Sir) Anthony Blunt
for 'score' (£20).
apples and pears
for 'stairs'. A rather cliched Rhyming Slangterm which is more often than not used in a sarcastic manner as if to emulate (or takethe piss out of) cockney speech.
arching for it
- (like a cat on heat) a term sometimes used to describe a young ladywho is sexually fired up. Also see '
gagging for it
This is a complex one. The meaning of the term 'Aris' is'arse' (rear end). This derives from 'Aristotle' = 'bottle' and 'bottle' is short for the
term 'bottle and glass' = 'arse'.