What is slang for ladies in UK? (2023)

What do British call ladies?

'Lass' or 'lassie' is another word for 'girl'. This is mainly in the north of England and Scotland. 'Lad' is another word for boy.

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What is the British slang for beautiful woman?

Bonnie. Used in Scotland, this word means "pretty" or "beautiful", and is normally used in reference to a woman. Some think it has its origins in the French word bon, meaning "good".

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How do you call a girl hot in British slang?

1. Fit (adj) So, in the UK fit doesn't just mean that you go to the gym a lot. Fit is a way of saying that a person is attractive, or sexy.

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What is a slang word for woman?

Under "broad," you get "babe, bimbo, chick, dame, dish, doll, doxy, female, floozy, gal, girl, honey, lady, lassie, miss, moll, skirt, sweet thing, tootsie."

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What do British people call being sassy?

Cheeky: To be cheeky is to be flippant or somewhat of a smart aleck. Considering British humor, I'd say most people here are a bit cheeky.

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How do you call someone cute in British?

Single-word terms to express your love and affection toward someone
  1. Darling. Meaning: We usually use this word when we really like or care about someone, and have for quite some time. ...
  2. Sweetie. ...
  3. Dear. ...
  4. Honey. ...
  5. Hun. ...
  6. Sweetheart. ...
  7. Cutie. ...
  8. Baby.
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What do British people call condoms?

The origin of the term 'Johnnie' dates back to 17th century Britain, when people started referring to condom packages as “John Milles” or “Johnny Mills”. People did this in honour of John Milles, who ran an apothecary shop in London and sold condoms.

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What is a fancy lady slang?

: a woman of questionable morals. specifically : prostitute.

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What is slang for a thick woman?

Thicc is a slang term for a full-figured body, specifically a big butt and curvy waist.

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How do you call a woman with respect?

Madam (adult female) Mr + last name (any man) Mrs + last name (married woman who uses her husband's last name) Ms + last name (married or unmarried woman; common in business)

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What do British people call flirting?

"Grafting" is Scottish slang denoting a lad who is trying to get a girl to like him. A bit like flirting. You'll hear this one a lot on the British Love Island.

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What is British slang for classy?

Posh. Generally, 'posh' denotes the English upper classes. However it can be used to describe anything flashy or needlessly classy or expensive. It is similar to the American word 'fancy', however it has a much more entrenched class basis.

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What do British people call tampons?

This disgusting term was one of Heather's favorites. It's funny that Americans focus on the product (rag meaning tampon or pad, one imagines), while the Brits have evoked a vivid image of the blood and uterine lining that come out during that time of the month.

Why is it called a fanny UK?

The British naval slang sense derives from Fanny Adams. Tins of mutton introduced as rations were not liked by the sailors and were taken by them to contain the butchered remains of Fanny Adams who had been brutally murdered and dismembered. The tins were re-used for eating from and cooking with.

What is a Johnny bag?

johnny bag (plural johnny bags) (slang) A condom.

What does a rubber mean in England?

Rubber. This is an informal way of saying condom on the US – so a rubber is a contraceptive. We just call them condoms in the UK. And we use rubbers to remove pencil marks from paper.

What is the British slang for pretty?

peng. If something is peng, that means it's attractive or appealing. Frequently, the term applies to good-looking people, but it can also be used to describe other things that look good, like clothing or food items.

How do you say you are beautiful in the UK?

Synonyms of 'beautiful' in British English
  • attractive. We are often drawn to attractive people.
  • pretty. She's a charming and pretty girl.
  • lovely. You look lovely.
  • stunning (informal) A stunning display of fireworks lit up the sky.
  • charming. I found her a delightful and charming young woman.
  • tempting. ...
  • pleasant. ...
  • handsome.

What is pretty in English slang?

Pretty in general means good looking. But if one refers to a young male (pretty boy) it might mean that he is not very manly but he cares about his appearance too much or it might also mean a gay boy.

What is British for little lady slang?

Lass is an old-fashioned way to say "young girl," and it's more common in parts of Britain than in the US.

What is a British compliment?

British Compliments

He's as bright as a button – “Bright” in British words and phrases means smart. This phrase is used to describe someone being clever and smart. I quite fancy you – Fancy here means like or have a crush on. She's very lush – She's very attractive.

How do you tell a girl she's beautiful in slang?

You could text her:
  • “It's so cool the way you dye your hair all those cool colors. You're cute to begin with, but those hairstyles are *chef's kiss*.”
  • “I love the sound of your voice. I could just listen to you talk for hours.”
  • “Your eyes are so mysterious and beautiful. They make me smile every time!”

How do you call a woman pretty?

synonyms for pretty
  1. attractive.
  2. beautiful.
  3. charming.
  4. cute.
  5. elegant.
  6. good-looking.
  7. graceful.
  8. handsome.

What can I say instead of gorgeous?

Synonyms of gorgeous
  • beautiful.
  • lovely.
  • cute.
  • handsome.
  • attractive.
  • pretty.
  • stunning.
  • charming.


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