"get your baps out, love"); a person's head (Northern Ireland). S., but not to define any particular type of lawyer.one-room flat that serves as a living room, kitchen and bedroom and with shared bathroom facilities (US: see SRO; compare studio apartment (in British English a studio apartment – sometimes 'studio flat' – would have a self-contained bathroom)' efficiency)(affectionate slang) the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation). The British band Queen released an album called At the Beeb in the UK and it had to be called "At the BBC" for US release.a cheap or poor (repair) job, can range from inelegant but effective to outright failure. You properly bodged that up (you really made a mess of that).
In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, this used to be the only type of lawyer qualified to argue a case in both higher and lower law courts; contrasts with solicitor. (US: botch or cob, shortened form of cobble) See Bodger.(vulgar; originally ballocks, colloquially also spelled as bollox) testicles; verbal rubbish (as in "you're talking bollocks") (US: bullshit).
In colloquial speech, it is usually appended with the name of the spirit ('half of vodka', 'half of brandy') if referring to anything other than whisky.
It may also refer to half a pint of beer; a 'coming for a swift half?
(This is however incorrect for several physical and linguistic reasons.) The phrase is a 20th-century variant of earlier expressions referring to other body parts, especially the nose and tail, indicating that the brass monkey took the form of a real monkey.(vulgar, literally a synonym for 'sodomised') worn out; broken; thwarted, undermined, in a predicament, e.g.
'If we miss the last bus home, we're buggered' (US: screwed).
(US: divided highway)(vulgar) mild expletive employed as an attenuated alternative to fuck (including fecker, fecking, etc.) (originally Hiberno-English and popularised by the television series Father Ted).
(Similar to US frick/fricking, freak/freaking, eff/effing)(derogatory) scumbag, idiot, annoying person (originally meaning illegitimate; from archaic form "get", bastard, which is still used to mean "git" in Northern dialects and is used as such in The Beatles' song "I'm So Tired")disgusting, dirty, poor quality (originally from grotesque, though now rarely used with quite that meaning).
Trailer parks are typically low-income permanent residencies; RV parks/campgrounds are a holiday (vacation) destination.)(slang, often derogatory, used primarily in Mainland Britain) typically a nouveau riche or working class person of most of the time lowish intelligence who wears designer label (e.g.
Burberry) copies, fake gold bling, and is a trouble-maker.
Sometimes said to be named after Hiram Codd, the inventor of the Codd bottle, which was commonly used in the late 19th Century for fizzy drinks ("Codd's wallop"), though this derivation is thought to be an example of false etymology.whereas "crack on" may be used in a generalised sense as "[to] get on with [something]" (often, a task), to "crack on to [some person, specifically]" indicates one was, or planned to, engage in flirtation, to varying degrees(vulgar) something excellent or top quality, the "bee's knees" (the business), the "cat's whiskers". In polite company this phrase may be toned down to "The mutt's nuts", or the phrase "The bee's knees" (the business) may be used as a polite substitute.
The etymology of this expression is said by some to derive from printers' slang for the punctuation symbol ':-' when printing involved the use of carved metal blocks to form be lazy, "I've been dossing all day", also can mean to truant, "dossing off" (similar to bunking off).
" in reaction to a cheeky remark).(babysitter) a person who looks after babies and young children (usually in the person's own home) while the baby's parents are working.