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Meaning of yank

yank means: Male masturbation (ed: never thought about it before - oddly - but I wonder if using this as a description for the Northern part of the USA was coined by the South as a euphemism for 'wanker'?)

Meaning of yap

yap means: Incessant chatter: often applied in response to vocalisation made by perceived inferiors, e.g."Shut your yap or I'll belt ya!".

Meaning of yard sale

yard sale means: Contributor defines this as "when downhill skiing u fall really hard and your skiis, poles and goggle fall off and go everywhere. Starting to be used for lots of sports." In use, for example, you get "Dude, i just saw some poser take a mad yardsale on the double black diamond, I bet he's at the hospital right now."

Meaning of yard

yard means: Home. e.g "I'm tired - I'm going yard."

Meaning of yarf

yarf means: To vomit.

Meaning of yatch

yatch means: Woman. Also used as descriptor for homosexual. The word has been appearing more and more and is a general threat to our society. (ed: or so it seems!)

Meaning of yawn

yawn means: Someone considered to be tedious company, i.e. boring "You aren't going out with that yawn are you? He'll bore you to tears!"

Meaning of yea-do speccy

yea-do speccy means: Sarcastic response to some claim so to be spoken in a voice dripping with sarcasm. Means roughly "Yes. Very likely. I expect so. Not."

Meaning of yeah right

yeah right means: An expression of doubt or disbelief; "According to The Enquirer, aliens landed in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Yeah right!".

Meaning of yellow packet

yellow packet means: Insult directed at povvos, doleys and so on. Derived from Fine Fare supermarket's economy range of "Yellow Packet" products. Being seen with a bag of Yellow Packet crisps was tantamount to admitting you were receiving free school meals. "Ey, them trainies are dead yellow packet they are!", (Used during the early "Thatcher Years").

Slang words, phrases and definitions

Meaning of avoir le démon de midi

avoir le démon de midi means: have a midlife crisis

Meaning of avoir le culte de qch ou qqn

avoir le culte de qch ou qqn means: worship someone or something

Meaning of avoir le coup de pompe

avoir le coup de pompe means: be exhausted; be wiped out

Meaning of avoir le coup de barre

avoir le coup de barre means: be exhausted; be wiped out

Meaning of avoir le cœur sur les lèvres

avoir le cœur sur les lèvres means: wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve (lit.: have the heart on the lips)

Meaning of avoir le coeur sur la main

avoir le coeur sur la main means: be kindhearted; give the shirt off one’s back; wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve (lit.: have the heart in the hand)

Meaning of avoir le cafard

avoir le cafard means: be down in the dumps; have the blues (lit.: to have the cockroach)

Meaning of avoir le bras long

avoir le bras long means: have pull; have influence

Meaning of avoir le bourdon

avoir le bourdon means: feel down; be depressed; have the blues (lit.: to have the bumblebee)

Meaning of avoir la tête en ailleurs

avoir la tête en ailleurs means: be elsewhere mentally

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