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.
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".
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.
Under "broad," you get "babe, bimbo, chick, dame, dish, doll, doxy, female, floozy, gal, girl, honey, lady, lassie, miss, moll, skirt, sweet thing, tootsie."
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.
- Darling. Meaning: We usually use this word when we really like or care about someone, and have for quite some time. ...
- Sweetie. ...
- Dear. ...
- Honey. ...
- Hun. ...
- Sweetheart. ...
- Cutie. ...
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.
: a woman of questionable morals. specifically : prostitute.
Thicc is a slang term for a full-figured body, specifically a big butt and curvy waist.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
johnny bag (plural johnny bags) (slang) A condom.
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.
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.
- 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. ...
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.
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?
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.
- “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!”