What is a muggy slang?
moggy in British English
(ˈmɒɡɪ ) or moggie. nounWord forms: plural moggies. British a slang name for cat1 (sense 1). Sometimes shortened to: mog.
What does proper mean in British slang?
Doing things ‘properly’ means to do them correctly or in the right way. In the North of England, ‘proper’ can also be used for emphasis in the same way as the word ‘very’. E.g. “A proper cup of tea needs milk and two sugars.” “That’s a proper good cup of tea.”
What does pied mean in British slang?
Definition: Being ditched, dumped or abandoned (akin to getting a cream pie to the face). As in: “She totally pied him off.
What does graft mean in British slang?
In much rainier England, graft is used informally to describe working hard. Graft as an official definition is the act of putting in, like grafting a plant shoot, originating in the late 15th century.
What does slumberous mean?
1 : heavy with sleep : sleepy. 2 : inducing slumber : soporific. 3 : marked by or suggestive of a state of sleep or lethargy a slumberous state of peace.
Why do Brits not say the hospital?
It is not necessary to say “go to the hospital” or “go on the holiday”, when talking in a general sense. Use of the word ‘the’, means that the sentence is in a particular sense. A reference to one, particular example. “go to the hospital” will mean going to one, particular hospital.
What is apple pie slang for?
(informal) Of or characteristic of certain values, as wholesomeness or decency, esp. when regarded as being particularly American.
Where did word muggy come from?
Its origin seems to date back to the 1700s and the Norse word “mugga”, which translates to drizzle or mist- weather conditions associated with extremely humid weather.
What does Banner mean in UK?
British Dictionary definitions for banner
banner. / (ˈbænə) / noun. a long strip of flexible material displaying a slogan, advertisement, etc, esp one suspended between two points. a placard or sign carried in a procession or demonstration.