Slang to English letter B

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B in the D
Back in the Day (Street slang)

Babe-magnet
A person (or alternatively a car) that has the power to attract women. (Street slang)

Baccy
Tobacco (Everybody)

Back End of a Bus (Looks Like)
Ugly person. (Everybody)
'Have you seen that munter? She looks like the back end of a bus.'

Backy
Backy
A ride on the back of a bicycle (Everybody)
'Gis a Backy on your bike Joe!'

Bad
Good (Street slang)
'That is well bad, innit!'

Bad job
Unfortunate (Yorkshire)
'You lost a twenty pound note? Hmm, bad job!'

Badman
Criminal or hard-man (Street slang)

Bagsy
To claim for oneself. (Everybody)
'Bagsy me go in the front seat!'

Bairn
Child (Scotland)

Balling
Doing well (Street slang)

Balls-Up
A catastrophic mistake. (Everybody)
'He made a right balls-up of organising our holiday!'

Bang
To have sex with. (Everybody)

Bang Out of Order
To do something that is very wrong. (London)
'The way he spoke to me last night was bang out of order.'

Bang to Rights
To be caught red-handed. To be arrested or caught doing something that you know to be wrong. (London)

Banged Up
To be in prison. (London)
'He got banged up for two years for GBH.'

Banger
Sausage; an old/nearly-broken-down car; (Street slang)
'We're having bangers for tea this Friday!'

Bangers
Women's breasts. (Everybody)

Banging
Very good; very loud (Manchester)
'That party was bangin' mate'

Banjaxed
Confused or confounded (Everybody)

Baps
Breasts. (Everybody)
'Look at the baps on that bird!'

Barking Mad
Very mad (Everybody)

Barking up the Wrong Tree
To be misled or mistaken. (Everybody)
'You think it was me that nicked your car? Sorry mate, you're barking up the wrong tree.'

Barmpot
Idiot/fool (Yorkshire)

Barmy
Mad (Everybody)

Basket
The bulge in a man's trousers (Don't know)

Battleaxe
A fearsome older woman. (Everybody)
'That librarian is a right battleaxe. Always telling me to shush.'

Batts
Shoes (Polari)

Batty Man
Gay man (offensive). (Street slang)

Beak

Alternatives
Nose (Everybody)

Beak

Alternatives
Judge or magistrate (London)
'I was up before the beak last week.'

Bee’s Knees
Very good. (Everybody)

Beef Curtains
Vagina lips, labia (Street slang)
'I couldn't get my tongue in between her massive Beef Curtains'

Beer coat
Imaginary coat induced by drinking (Everybody)

Beer Ears
The effect of alcohol that makes bad music seem good (Everybody)

Beer Goggles
Imaginary spectacles induced by drinking (Everybody)
'She wasn't all that good looking but I had my beer goggles on.'

Bell
To telephone (Everybody)
'I'll give you a bell later.'

Bell-end
Incompetent, stupid, annoying, or childish person (Everybody)

Bender
Gay person (usually male) (Don't know)

Bent
Illegal or stolen; criminal person; gay or homosexual (Everybody)

Bent as a 3 Bob Watch
Dodgy, fraudulent. )

Bent as a Nine-Bob Note
Homosexual, or very corrupt. (London)
'That market trader is bent as a nine-bob note.'

Berk
Idiot (Everybody)

BF
Boyfriend (Street slang)
'I split up with bf three weeks ago but I can't stop thinking about him.'

Biccie
Biscuit. (Everybody)
'Shall we have a cup of tea a choccy biccie?'

Billy No-Mates
Someone without friends (Don't know)
'Look at me, Billy No-Mates'

Bimble
To walk, especially without any particular plan or direction (Everybody)
'Let's go for a bimble in the countryside'

Bins

Alternatives
Spectacles (Cockney)

Bins

Alternatives
Glasses (Everybody)

Bint
Female - pejorative. )

Bird
A woman. (London)
'There were three gorgeous birds in the pub last night.'

Bishy Barnaby
Ladybird (Don't know)

Bitching
Cool (Street slang)

Bits and Bats
Various things, assorted objects (Manchester)
'Can you help me move these bits and bats up the stairs please?'

Bits and Bobs
Various things, assorted objects (Everybody)

Bizzies
The police (Liverpool)
'Watch out, the bizzies are coming!'

Black as Newgate's Knocker
Very black (Everybody)

Bladdered
Drunk (Everybody)
'Wow we was completely bladdered last night'

Blag
To rob; to obtain by deception (Everybody)
'I blagged the password for my boss's email account!'

Blagger
Liar (Everybody)

Bleb
Blister (Yorkshire)

Blether
Talk nonsense (Yorkshire)

Blighty
Britain (Street slang)

Blimey
Gosh; general expression of surprise, shock (Everybody)

Blitzed
Very drunk (Everybody)

Bloater
A very fat person (Everybody)

Blob
Kingcup or Cowslip (Yorkshire)

Bloke
Chap (Everybody)

Blood
Brother or close friend (Street slang)

Bloody
Damn (Everybody)

Blotto
Drunk (Everybody)
'Wow you were completely blotto last night'

Blow Off
Fart (Everybody)

Blow Out
Fail to turn up for a meeting (Don't know)
'When Gaynor hadn't turned up by 8:30, Steve knew she had blown him out.'

Blower
Telephone (Everybody)
'Hang on, I'm just on the blower. '

Blud
Mate, friend (Street slang)

Blurt
Vagina (School)

Bob
1 Shilling (5 pence) (Everybody)

Bob’s Your Uncle
There it is; QED; (Everybody)

Bobbins
Bad, rubbish (Manchester)
'We played Bobbins last week.'

Bobby
Police officer (Everybody)
'I just saw this Bobby fall off his bike'

Bobby Dazzler
Attractive girl or woman (Don't know)

Bobkes
Nothing (Jewish)

Bockle
Bottle (Manchester)

Bodge
To make a mess of. (Everybody)
'Those builders who built my extension have made a right bodge-job of it.'

Bog
Toilet (Everybody)
'She's a long time on the bog.'

Bog Roll
Toilet paper (Everybody)

Bogey
Snot (School)
'He 'ad a huge bogey hanging from his nose.'

Boggart
Ghost or Spectre (Yorkshire)

Bogroll
Toilet paper (Everybody)

Bollocks
A highly flexible term commonly used by the English to condemn anything and everything. (Everybody)
'1. That Mel Gibson movie was a load of bollocks. 2. Stop talking bollocks. '

Bombay Belly
Sickness or diarrhoeah caused by Indian food or curry. (Everybody)

Bona
Good (Polari)

Bonce
Head (London)
'He's just got smashed over the bonce with a bottle'

Bong
Pipe for smoking cannabis (Everybody)

Bonk
To have sex (Everybody)

Bonkers
Mad (Everybody)

Bonny
Pretty, attractive (Scotland)
'Ah that's a bonny wee baby'

Bookie
Bookmaker - person or company that accepts bets (Everybody)

Bootsie
Tramp, homeless person (London)
'You bootsie old tramp'

Booze
Alcoholic drink. (Everybody)
'Let's have a party, we'll get some booze and some birds.'

Booze Cruise
A ferry trip from Britain to France with the main purpose of buying cheap/untaxed alcohol (Everybody)

Booze Hound
A heavy drinker; alcoholic (Everybody)

Boozer
Pub (Everybody)
'Going down the boozer for a couple of hours'

Boris
Bike (derogatory term for a woman of easy virtue) (Cockney)
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I had a ride on a Boris last night!

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Bottle
Bravado/bravery (Everybody)
''E's got a lot of Bottle.'

Bovvered
Bothered (Street slang)
'Am I bovvered?'

Boy Racer
Young man who drives too fast, often in an overly flashy car. (Everybody)

Boyo
Male friend (Wales)
'What are you doing boyo?'

Brahma
Very good (London)

Brass
Prostitute (Everybody)

Brass Monkeys
Very cold (Everybody)
'Brr, it's brass monkeys out there.'

Bray
Hit or thrash (Yorkshire)
'I'll bray them kids on of these days!'

Break the Seal
To have the first toilet visit of a session. (Everybody)

Breasticles
Breasts (Everybody)

Bredren
Close friend (Street slang)

Brekkie
Breakfast. (Everybody)
'I had a lovely bacon sarnie for my brekkie today.'

Brew
Tea (drink). (Yorkshire)
'Let's sit down and 'ave a Brew.'

Bro
Brother (Street slang)

Brummie
Person from Birmingham (Everybody)

Bruva from another muther
Close friend/associate. (Street slang)

Buck
To have sex (Irish)

Bugger
Bad or annoying person (Everybody)
'That landlord waters down our pints. What an old bugger.'

Bugger All
Nothing; zero (Everybody)
'I put ten pounds in this fruit machine and got bugger all out.'

Bugging
Crazy or strange behaviour (Street slang)

Builder's Bum
The crack of the arse visible when someone bends over. (Everybody)

bullseye

Alternatives
Fifty pounds (Everybody)

Bun in the Oven
To be pregnant (Everybody)
'She's got a bun in the oven, when's it due?'

Bung
A bribe. (Everybody)
'He received a bung of £10000 to lose the boxing match.'

Bunk Off
To play truant (School)
'History lessons are boring, let's bunk off this afternoon.'

Butch
Masculine man or masculine lesbian (Polari)

Butty
Sandwich (Everybody)

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