Slang to English letter P

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Paddy
An Irish person (Everybody)

Paedo
Paedophile - person with a sexual interest in children. (Everybody)

Pain in the Arse
Someone or something that is annoying. (Everybody)
'My neighbour is always banging on the ceiling. He's a complete pain in the arse.'

Painters and Decorators
Menstrual cycle (Everybody)
'Yeah, we can't have sex tonight, the painters and decorators are here, yeah?'

Paki
Pakistani (racially offensive) (Everybody)

Paki-Bashing
To deliberately locate and start fights with people from the Pakistani community. Very offensive. (Everybody)

Palliass
Back (Polari)

Paralytic
Very drunk or unconscious (Everybody)
'I was paralytic last night'

Pard
Friend or associate )

Park
Give (Polari)

Parky
Cold (Yorkshire)

Pash
A crush on an older pupil or teacher (School)
'Ann's got a pash on Miss Honey'

Peach
Something very good, perfect, or well-executed (Everybody)
'Did you see that goal? What a peach!'

Peanuts
Very little money (Everybody)
'That last job I had paid peanuts so I left.'

Pearler
Something brilliant or well executed (Everybody)
'Did you see that goal? What a Pearler!'

Pear-shaped
Something that has gone wrong (Everybody)
'We were going away for the weekend but it's all gone pear-shaped because of work'

Pee
To urinate (Everybody)

Peep Scarf
Burqa (Muslim headscarf) (Street slang)

Peng
Good looking, attractive (Street slang)
'That girl - is well peng!'

Petal
Term of endearment (Yorkshire)

Phat
Very good (Street slang)

Piddle
To urinate (Everybody)

Piece of Cake
Something that is very easy to accomplish (Everybody)
'That exam was a piece of cake.'

Piece of Piss
Something that very easy (Everybody)
'How come you failed your driving test? It's a piece of piss!'

Piff
Good (Street slang)

Pig Out
To eat, especially very quickly and greedily (Everybody)
'We got to the Indian restaurant and totally pigged out'

Piggies
Pyjamas (Everybody)
'I've been slobbing around the house in me piggies all day.'

Pigs
The Police (Don't know)
'Watch out, the Pigs are coming!'

Pikey
Gypsy; traveller (Everybody)
'A bunch of pikeys moved their caravans into the field'

Pillock
Idiot (Everybody)
'You're such a Pillock sometimes'

Pinky
50 pound note (Street slang)

Piss Poor
Very bad, very poor performance (Everybody)
'Liverpool played a piss-poor game last Saturday.'

Pissed
Drunk (Everybody)
'Come at the end of the shift we'll go and get pissed'

Pissed as a Fart
Very drunk (Everybody)

Pissing Down
Raining heavily (Everybody)
'Get your umbrella, it's pissing down out there'

Piss-Up
A heavy drinking session or drinking party (Everybody)
'We had a right piss-up after work last Friday night.'

Plastered
Drunk (Everybody)

Pleb
Pleb
Insulting term to denote member of the lower classes. (Public school)
'Out of my way, plebs!'

Plonk

Alternatives
Wine - especially cheap wine. (Everybody)

Plonker
Idiot (Street slang)

Poet's Day
Friday (Everybody)

Point Percy at the Porcelain
To urinate (male only) (Everybody)

Polari
Talk (Polari)

Polari Pipe
Telephone (Polari)
'Who's that on the Polari Pipe then?'

Polone
Woman (Polari)

Pom-bear
Cute overweight gay guy (Gay)

Ponce
Poser or pretentious person. (London)

Pony

Alternatives
25 pounds (London)

Poofter
Homosexual (Everybody)

Poontang
Sex (Street slang)

Pooper Scooper
Small spade to pick up dog mess. (Everybody)

Pootle
To walk unhurriedly, or aimlessly (Everybody)
'Let's take a pootle down to the shops.'

Pop

Alternatives
Fizzy/carbonated drink (Yorkshire)

Pop

Alternatives
Pawn (London)

Pork Sword
The penis (Everybody)

Poser
Person who shows off, dresses flamboyantly (Everybody)

Pot
Tooth (Polari)

Potty-mouthed
To be foul-mouthed (Everybody)
'Stop swearing, you potty mouthed oaf!'

Powder My Nose
To urinate (female only) (Everybody)
'Just going to powder my nose'

Prang
To crash a car (Everybody)

Pranny
Stupid or annoying person (Everybody)

Prat
Stupid or annoying person (Everybody)

Prick
The penis; general insult (usually for a male) (Everybody)

Proper Job
A job done to the highest expectations (Don't know)
'Proper job on that roof Jethro!'

Pub Crawl
Drinking session involving having just one or two drinks in many pubs in one day/evening (Everybody)

Pud
Pudding (Everybody)

Puff
Cannabis (Everybody)
'Let's go down the estate and score some puff'

Pull Your Plonker
To make fun of (London)
'Don't mind me, I'm only pulling your plonker mate'

Pussy Whipped
To be under the control of one's female partner/wife. (Everybody)
'He can't come to the pub tonight, he's pussy whipped.'

Put Away
To be put in prison (Everybody)
'The judge has put him away for ten years.'

Put the Wood in the Hole
Close the door. (Yorkshire)

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