mother. ‘here boy ! your aul’ lade!’ - I’d like to start a fight with you.
to begin or keep moving. “ball on until you see Shandon” - keep going until you see Shandon Tower.
Refers to teenage moustaches with contain five hairs on either side of the mouth. Insulting to the attempted grower.
(bait 4 eggs)
To be so tired that you cant even move.
To run for fear of death (metaphoric). "I lamped the law so I bate on for the feara": I saw the gardaí so I made myself scarce.
Be careful. "Be wide , lamp the car comin' " - Be careful there is a car approaching.
To be given out to. "Sharon blew me out of it last night for comin' in with another ol' doll". Sharon rejected my romantic/sexual advances.
means of accelerating the growth of a scobe tash. Scientifically groundless.
(bun k on)
To leave. EG: Will we bunk on der bah.? Shall we leave now?
Simply means, yes...absolutely eg. you going to the city Match Friday night? Chalk it down boy. Related Terms: Chalk(abreviation). Related Links Submitted by Colin in Fás doing Web design.
a term of description to describe a merry fellow, a level of hilarity to whom someone can be compared to this Cork legend; 'What a legend; hes a real Charlie Mac Carthy!'
Noisey moped or motorcycle suffering from old age or engine trouble. EG Ah look at yer mans fat arse on the chicken chaser!
The catch e.g. " biys ! i got two russian alleys up fir da bah" - I'm about to give away two russian marbles by throwing them in the air for you to catch.
fantastic/daecent. "That new City jersey's da berries on ya" -the new Cork City jersey is very nice on you.
Youghal expression for pointed but not very sharp, e.g. a fork.
Cinema. "I'm bringin' me ol' doll to the flicks for a shift boy!" - I'm going to the cineama with my girlfriend for a kiss.
Explanation: to be extra vigilant (to be on the lookout). "Be doggy wide I seen a twin bulb around" - be vigilant I saw a police car.
Comes from the verb;to have a kitten. "Don't have kittens biy", Please calm yourself down.
Chester cake (classic meal with a pint of milk) also known as Wackers Wedding cake.
an elevated state of exhaustion. "i was sloggin apples an got caught an had to leg it , i was flahed out after like" .. i was illegally aquiring apples and i had to quickly vacate the area , i was quite exhausted.
arrested. "goh hauled in last night for gawkin' on some ol' doll for the laff" - I was arrested last night for deliberately vomiting on a girl"
Look here. "Here la, two gatts". Look (motioning at two glasses) I have bought us two alcoholic drinks.
[complex Corkonian reverse sarcasm]
expression used for good or great. Example "I'm off to Santa Ponza on me holidays" response: "how bad!" - that's great (i.e. not bad!).
I will not.
to act as look-out. "Keep sketch for the law": Keep an eye out for the police.
food poisoning/diarrhea. "I was in Mandy's last week an' I got Lapsy pa ourra it! " I was in a burger restaurant last week, and got food poisoning/diarrhea from the food
game played by two youths in which a leather ball is struck with a hurley at very high velocity over a long distance to and fro. Preferably in a highly populated residential area with cars.
to begin moving. "I've no spondoolies left so I'm gona make tracks" - I have no money left so I am leaving.
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