Category Archive: British Slang Podcasts

Oct 29

British Slang Podcast 50: Natter

“Natter” (intransitive verb and noun)

Verb: to talk continuously for a long time without any particular purpose.

“My mother-in-law doesn’t half natter.”

Noun: a long conversation which doesn’t have any particular purpose.

“She’s always enjoyed a good natter.”

 

Oct 22

British Slang Podcast 49: Fella

“Fella” (noun) – a man. (Synonym of “mate”.)

“Hello, fella. How are you?”

“You can trust Richard, he’s a jolly good fella.”

 

Oct 20

British Slang Podcast 48: “Broody”

“Broody” (adjective)

Someone, usually a female, who feels like they want to have a baby.

“All this talk of families and babies is making her broody.”

 

Oct 19

British Slang Podcast 47: Kit

Kit (noun)

“Kit” is a noun which describes the clothes or uniform of a sports person or team.

“Are you going to buy Leicester’s new kit for this season?”

 

Oct 18

British Slang Podcast 46: “Lairy”

“Lairy” (adjective)

Someone displaying aggressive, argumentative or confrontational behaviours.

“Stay away from him – he’s well lairy.”

 

Dec 28

British Slang Podcast 45: “Arse”

 

Please listen to and download British Slang Podcast 45 about the word “arse”, which has a great many uses.

 

Here are some examples:

 

“He’s a pain in the arse.”

 

“Get off your arse.”

 

“He doesn’t know his arse from his elbow.”

 

 

Dec 21

British Slang Podcast 44: “Gutted”

 

British Slang Podcast 44 is about the slang adjective “gutted”, which roughly means “very disappointed”.

“He’s always gutted when his football team loses.”

Please listen freely and download, below:

 

Dec 12

British Slang Podcast 43: “Tad”

 

“It’s a tad chilly at the moment.”

 

Dec 08

British Slang Podcast 42: “Nightmare / ‘Mare”

 

British Slang Podcast 42 is about the word “nightmare”, which can be shortened to ‘mare in colloquial speech:

 

“Don’t give the work to Chloe, she’s having a ‘mare today.”

 

Dec 01

British Slang Podcast 41: “Beef”

 

“Ben’s having a strop again, could someone please talk to him and find out what his beef is?”

 

British Slang Podcast 41 is about “beef” and is free for you to listen to and download, now:

 

 

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