Slang to English letter T

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Tab Hanging
Listening in (Yorkshire)
'He was Tab Hanging round the door I swear!'

Tackle
The male genitalia (Everybody)

Tad
Little bit. (Everybody)

Taff
Welsh person (Everybody)

Take the Mick
To make of. To act in a ridiculous or over-the-top way. (Everybody)

Take the Piss
To make fun of. To be ridiculous. (Everybody)
'£500 for that old banger? You're taking the piss mate.'

Talk to the Hand
I'm not listening (Street slang)

Tammy
Tampon (Everybody)

Tangoed
To slap another person around the ears of with both hands (School)

Tart
Loose woman; woman who sleeps around; prostitute (Everybody)

Teacher's Pet
A person who is considered to be the favourite of a teacher. (School)

Technicolour Yawn
Vomit (Everybody)

Telly
Television (Everybody)
'What you watching on the telly?'

Ten Bob

Alternatives
50 pence (Everybody)
'Can you tap me ten bob mate?'

Ten bob

Alternatives
Ten shillings (Cockney)

Ten Pinter
Ugly woman or girl (Don't know)

Tenner
Ten pound note. Ten pounds. (Everybody)
'See this t-shirt? Only a tenner down the market.'

The Full Monty
Everything (Cockney)

The Pits
The worst thing possible. (Everybody)
'That film was the pits.'

The Smoke
London (Cockney)
'Goin' to the Smoke for a coupla days'

Thee
You (Yorkshire)

Thick as Pigshit
Very stupid (Everybody)

Thine
Yours (Yorkshire)

Thingamajig
Describes an object which has no particular name or the name of which cannot be recalled. (Everybody)
'That thingamajig which keeps the gate closed has broken.'

Thingy
A person or thing whose name cannot be recalled. (Everybody)
'I saw that bloke the other day - you know, thingy from the butcher's shop.'

Think on
Remember; a mild warning; (Yorkshire)

Thissen
Yourself (Yorkshire)

Three Sheets to the Wind
Drunk (Everybody)
'Sorry about last night, I was three sheets to the wind.'

Throw a Wobbler
To get very upset or angry (Everybody)
'I knocked his pint over, and he threw a right wobbler at me'

Throw Your Toys out of the Pram
To lose one's temper; get angry (Everybody)
'All right - calm down, don't Throw Your Toys our of the Pram!'

Thunderthighs
Big legs on a woman; a large woman (Everybody)
'Don't look now - here comes Thunderthighs!'

Tick
Moment (Everybody)
'I'll be with you in a tick'

Ticketyboo
Very good, fine and right (Everybody)
'Now that we've rearranged the wedding date, everything is ticketyboo'

Tiddly
Mildly drunk (Everybody)

Tidy
Good, right (Wales)
'Right, I've finished all my homework, that's tidy'

Tight as a Duck's Arse
Very tight; very mean with money; very drunk (Everybody)

Tightwad
One who is mean or stingy (Everybody)

Ting
Thing (Street slang)
'What tings did you get from the shop?'

Tinkle
To urinate (Everybody)

Tipsy
Mildly drunk (Everybody)
'I've had one Bacardi and Coke and I'm a bit Tipsy already!'

Tit Widow
A woman with very small or non-existent breasts. (Everybody)

Tits Up
Gone wrong (Everybody)
'It's all gone Tits Up mate'

Todger
Penis (Everybody)

Toe-rag

Alternatives
Generic insult, mainly for men; bad or untrustworthy man (Everybody)

Toff
Upper class, posh person (Everybody)
'David Camerson and George Osborne are two toffs.'

Toffee-Nosed
Posh, upper-class, pompous (Everybody)

Toilet Trader
A gay man, especially one who hangs about in public lavatories looking for sexual encounters (London)

Tom
Prostitute (Everybody)

Tom, Dick and Harry
Various random people (Everybody)
'Since we put the house on the market we've had every Tom, Dick and Harry knocking on our door.'

Ton

Alternatives
100 pounds (Everybody)
'That car cost me a Ton.'

Tongue Hockey
The act of kissing passionately, with tongues (School)
'They were playing tongue hockey behind the bike sheds'

Tonsil Tennis
Kissing, passionately with tongues (School)

Top Banana
The most important person in an organisation (Everybody)
'Careful what you say, he's the top banana round here'

Top Dollar
The highest price possible (Everybody)
'It's a nice car but I had to pay top dollar for it'

Top Hole
Very good (Public school)
'You passed your driving test? That's top hole!'

Top Totty
A very attractive girl; the presence of very attractive women (Public school)
'There was top totty at Ascot this year'

Top Whack
The highest price possible (Everybody)
'It's a nice car but I had to pay top whack for it.'

Top Yourself
To commit suicide. (Everybody)
'I heard that Jimmy tried to top himself last week.'

Topping
Very good (Public school)

Tosh
Rubbish, nonsense. (Everybody)
'Stop talking tosh!'

Tosser
Strong insult meaning unpleasant person (Everybody)

Tosspot
Generic insult, mainly for men (Yorkshire)

Totty
Attractive woman or women; (Everybody)
'There was some top Totty at the races yesterday!'

Touching Cloth
To be in dire need to defecate. (Everybody)
'Gotta rush to the bog mate, I'm touching cloth!'

Townie
Uncultured young person, possibly who hangs around in town centres (Street slang)

Trackie
Tracksuit. (Everybody)
'Look at you in your trackie-bottoms, going for a run are you?'

Trade
Sex (Polari)

Trammel
Rubbish, garbage (Yorkshire)

Tramp Stamp
Tattoo on a woman's shoulders or back just above the buttocks. (Everybody)

Trashed
Very drunk (Everybody)

Triffic
Sarcastic form of "terrific" (London)

Troll
To roam the streets, normally looking for trade. (Polari)

Trollied
Drunk (Everybody)

Troughing
To eat, especially very quickly and greedily (Everybody)
'Look at that bloke at the buffet table, troughing away'

Trouser
To take money, especially without it being properly earned (Public school)

Trump
Fart (Newcastle)
'He trumped in class this morning.'

TTFN
Goodbye (Everybody)

Tumble
To have sex with (Everybody)
'He took a tumble with that lady from number 47.'

Turd Burglar
A gay man (Everybody)

Turtle's Head
The feeling of being in dire need of defecation. (Everybody)
'Gotta rush to the bog mate, I've got the turtle's head.'

Twat
Vagina; stupid person; (Everybody)

Twerking
A female dance involving shaking your booty up and down so that it jiggles, especially in the direction of a male or a camera. (Street slang)

Twerp
Silly or idiotic person (Everybody)

Twig and berries
Male genitalia (Everybody)

Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail
A very short time (Everybody)
'Just wait in the car. I'll be out in two shakes of a lamb's tail.'

Twonk
Silly or idiotic person (Everybody)

Twunt
Silly or idiotic person (Everybody)

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