Plus, no soil = no mess = no cleanup. Rounds —  works in both the North and South and the UK the act of a group of people buying rounds of drinks. He’s a knob: he’s a dick/idiot Dick: an idiot Off their rocker: mad—they were off their rocker, they were Mad as a hatter: mad—stemming from back in the day when hatters used a manufacturing process for felt that, indeed, made them mad (mercury poisoning) Gormless: clueless; slow witted

Discover the enchanting realm of Bridie's Irish Faire, nestled in Newport's Nye Beach neighborhood, one-half block from Nana's Irish Pub and the ocean. There you have them: the top 80 Irish slang words you’ll probably hear when visiting Ireland! When I was a young teen, in response to something I said, she responded: May your rear exit close up an fester, May it break out under your arm and may you have to take off your shirt to relieve yourself. Not only does it brew espresso and coffee at the touch of a button in under 20 seconds, but it also comes complete with 12 complimentary Nespresso capsules.

All of the innovations and gear coming your way were imagined and built to give athletes the edge to push beyond the limits of human performance. Latchico: For some, this is the definitive Cork slong slang. This handy cocktail machine lets users enjoy all of their favorite drinks (think margaritas, whiskey sours, old-fashioneds, and cosmopolitans) with the push of a single button. Scundered: means you are embarrassed for yourself or for someone else, Ragin: really angry and spouting off about things that made you angry. Belfast banter and the Belfast accent can be almost untranslatable. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Yet another way to describe a person who is a bit of an idiot, or at least very annoying. “The word lunch is adopted in that ‘glass of fashion,’ Almanacks, and luncheon is avoided as unsuitable to the polished society there exhibited,” wrote Henry Beste. But the influence of the native Irish language on modern English is evident. Example: Are you delira and excira about it? Learn how your comment data is processed. Sign Up Today: Get exclusive deals, product news, reviews, and more with the Mental Floss Smart Shopping newsletter! As soon as English speakers settled on the term lunch for the midday meal they began using adjectives to describe its different types.

The most comprehensive online dictionary of Irish Slang… This term refers to a slightly brisker walk that’s almost a strut, but with less self-confidence. From tackies to shams, the county's vernacular is unmistakable... and we absolutely love it. The slang word "chio" is a slang word used to describe a petty girl. Tae: Tea. Ah, sound —  an acknowledgement that the person you are having a conversation with has heard what you are saying. A slang term referring to the middle finger. “Yeah, we feeked last night ‘round the back of Supermacs. Wait till I tell ye: Said by someone who has some interesting gossip or a story to tell you. Your giftee will save money on a trip to the salon and be able to treat themselves to a professional blowout right in their own home using the Dyson Airwrap.

If you’re looking for a new way to say “I have no idea,” try this phrase on for size.