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17 British Slang Terms Americans Should Start Using Immediately

Stop trying to make fetch happen and try these instead.

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Definition: A messed up situationHow to use it: "The VMAs were a total balls-up."
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Definition: A messed up situation

How to use it: "The VMAs were a total balls-up."

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Definition: Drinking heavily; going out for the purpose of drinking heavilyHow to use it: "LiLo admitted she went on the piss pre-rehab."
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Definition: Drinking heavily; going out for the purpose of drinking heavily

How to use it: "LiLo admitted she went on the piss pre-rehab."

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Definition: Being a loud mouth and/or offensiveHow to use it: "Bill Maher can be kind of gobby."
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Definition: Being a loud mouth and/or offensive

How to use it: "Bill Maher can be kind of gobby."

4.

Definition: PenisHow to use it: "Did you see Alexander Skarsgard's todger on True Blood?!"

Definition: Penis

How to use it: "Did you see Alexander Skarsgard's todger on True Blood?!"

5.

Definition: A rear endHow to use it: "Chris Brown is a total arse."
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Definition: A rear end

How to use it: "Chris Brown is a total arse."

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Definition: Testicles or something useless or of poor qualityHow to use it: "Ben Affleck being cast as Batman is a load of bollocks!"
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Definition: Testicles or something useless or of poor quality

How to use it: "Ben Affleck being cast as Batman is a load of bollocks!"

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Description: Extremely drunkHow to use it: "Did you hear that David Cassidy was arrested for a DUI? Apparently he was legless."
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Description: Extremely drunk

How to use it: "Did you hear that David Cassidy was arrested for a DUI? Apparently he was legless."

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Definition: ExhaustedHow to use it: "I was knackered after a weekend at Coachella."
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Definition: Exhausted

How to use it: "I was knackered after a weekend at Coachella."

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Definition: Upset or offendedHow to use it: "It was so stupid when Taylor Swift was miffed at Amy Poehler and Tina Fey making fun of her."
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Definition: Upset or offended

How to use it: "It was so stupid when Taylor Swift was miffed at Amy Poehler and Tina Fey making fun of her."

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Definition: A disparaging term for cheap wine, especially cheap red wine.How to use it: "Girls, a new episode of the Bachelorette is on tonight. I'll print out the rules of the drinking game, you bring the plonk."
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Definition: A disparaging term for cheap wine, especially cheap red wine.

How to use it: "Girls, a new episode of the Bachelorette is on tonight. I'll print out the rules of the drinking game, you bring the plonk."

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Definition: Sexual intercourseHow to use it: "I hear it's possible Mindy Kaling and James Franco may have a little rumpy pumpy on The Mindy Project this season."
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Definition: Sexual intercourse

How to use it: "I hear it's possible Mindy Kaling and James Franco may have a little rumpy pumpy on The Mindy Project this season."

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Definition: To fall head over heelsHow to use it: "I'll never forget when Jennifer Lawrence fell arse over tit at the Oscars."
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Definition: To fall head over heels

How to use it: "I'll never forget when Jennifer Lawrence fell arse over tit at the Oscars."

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Definition: An idiotHow to use it: "Ryan Lochte is such a wazzock."
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Definition: An idiot

How to use it: "Ryan Lochte is such a wazzock."

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Definition: Sexually attractiveHow to use it: "Ryan Gosling is fit."
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Definition: Sexually attractive

How to use it: "Ryan Gosling is fit."

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Definition: An upset stomach or feeling of acute nervousnessHow To Use It: "Before I met Harry Styles I got a serious case of the collywobbles."
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Definition: An upset stomach or feeling of acute nervousness

How To Use It: "Before I met Harry Styles I got a serious case of the collywobbles."

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Definition: To be wealthyHow to use it: "Bieber can buy whatever car he wants. He's minted."
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Definition: To be wealthy

How to use it: "Bieber can buy whatever car he wants. He's minted."

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Definition: NonsenseHow to use it: "People being angry about Miley at the VMAs is such tosh."
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Definition: Nonsense

How to use it: "People being angry about Miley at the VMAs is such tosh."

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