Is numpty a bad word?
LONDON: English language enthusiasts, take note.
The Oxford English Dictionary has launched a search to find the first recorded use in English of the word ‘numpty’, which means a foolish or stupid person.
Since the mid-1980s, numpty has been used as a mild term of abuse in Britain..
What is a Wassock?
The Oxford English Dictionary describes `wazzock’ as British slang, originating in the north, meaning a stupid or annoying person – basically an idiot.
WHAT DOES THAT WAS SICK mean?
Text Mining and words with multiple definitions. What you won’t find in the Oxford dictionary is the slang meaning for “sick”, which urban dictionary defines as: “crazy; cool; insane”. …
What is a Ninnyhammer?
noun. a fool or simpleton; ninny.
What does Bagsy mean?
Meaning of bagsy in English to claim the right to have or do something because you said you wanted it first: I bagsied the best seat before anyone else arrived.
What is a ninny baby?
A young child who is (perhaps)uneducated, stupid, reticent, shy,useless, worthless, quiet, unpossing. See “pick-a-ninny”, the nickname for a small black child. Choose (pick)a small, shy child:(ninny).
What is a nincompoop person?
informal. : a stupid or silly person : fool, simpleton …
Why is Spanner an insult?
(Britain, Ireland, mildly derogatory) A stupid or unintelligent person; one prone to making mistakes, especially in language. You spanner, Rodney!
What is Git in British slang?
English Language Learners Definition of git British slang : a stupid or worthless person (especially a man)