Slang to English letter A

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A and B the C of D
Above and beyond the call of duty (Street slang)

Abnab
Sandwich (Liverpool)

Aboon
Above or Over (Yorkshire)

Abs
Abdominal muscles. (Everybody)

Absobloodylutely
Absolutely, utterly, completely (Everybody)
'Am I going to Glastonbury this year? Absobloodylutely!'

Ace
Very good (Everybody)

Ace in the Hole
Hidden advantage or asset that can be produced to win a game/deal/good outcome (Everybody)

Ackers
Money (Liverpool)

Ackle
Work or function as intended (Yorkshire)

Addled
Silly; daft; drunk (Yorkshire)

Afters
Pudding, dessert (Everybody)

Age Before Beauty
Sarcastic phrase used to mock an older person (Everybody)
'You go first Mr Crumblewick - age before beauty!'

Aggro
Aggravation; trouble, especially violent trouble (Everybody)

Aht
Out; Outside (Yorkshire)

Air Biscuit
Fart (Don't know)

Air Pie and Windy Pudding
Nothing to eat; no food (Everybody)
'What's for dinner tonight? Air pie and windy pudding.'

All Mouth and No Trousers
Person who talks with bravado, but fails to act accordingly. (Everybody)

All Over the Shop
In a mess, in a disorganised state (Everybody)
'I was so drunk last night, I was all over the shop'

All-Dayer
All-day drinking session (Everybody)
'Went to the pub at lunchtime but it turned into an all-dayer'

Alley Apple
Stone, rock, pebble (Liverpool)

Allus
Always (Yorkshire)

Anall
Me too, as well (Yorkshire)

And No Mistake
Undoubtedly; for certain. (Everybody)
'That was a good day's work and no mistake!'

Ankle Biter
Small child or baby. (Everybody)
'Have you got any ankle biters?'

Anorak
Nerd, geek, obsessive about a particular subject (Everybody)

Antwacky
Old or old-fashioned (Yorkshire)

Any Road Up
Anyway (Yorkshire)

Argy Bargy
Argument or fight (Everybody)

Arse
The backside. (Street slang)

Arse About Face
Something that is the wrong way round. (Everybody)
'You've put your coat on arse about face!'

Arse Antlers
Arse Antlers
Tattoo on a woman's back just above the buttocks, often with a symmetrical "antler" or "winged" design. (London)

Arse Bandit
Gay man (offensive). (Don't know)

Arse End of Nowhere
Distant, remote place (Everybody)
'Don't go down that road or you'll end up in the arse end of nowhere.'

Arse Over Tit
Fall over (Everybody)
'He fell Arse over Tit on the way out of the pub.'

Arseholed
Very drunk. (Everybody)
'I was completely arseholed last night.'

Arvo
Afternoon (Australian)

As Much Use as a Chocolate Fireguard
To be completely useless. (Everybody)

As Welcome as a Fart in a Spacesuit
Something very unwelcome; very unwanted (Everybody)

Auntie Beeb
An affectionate term for the BBC. (Everybody)

Avvy
Afternoon (Liverpool)

Away
To be in prison (Everybody)

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