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IRISH SLANG


IRISH SLANG

Acting the maggot – behaving foolishly


Eejit – fool


Fella- boyfriend


The full shilling – mentally competent


Giving out – scolding


Gob – mouth, as in “shut your gob!”


Hames – mess, as in “You’ve made a terrible hames of it!”


Horse’s hoof – exaggerated story


Jackeens – dubliners, term usually used disparagingly by culchies


Jacks – restroom


Langered or Langers – drunken


Mary Hick – unfashionable


Messages – groceries


Mot – girlfriend


Reef – attack physically


Scratcher – bed


Take a reddener – blush


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