A Minty is quite simply a statement made by an individual, often an offer of goods or services that is almost immediately retracted.
The origin is unknown as is the benefit to the individual doing the Minty. The backlash is often negative but like the boy who cried wolf, the inevitable is the Minty won't be taken serious
Mr X - Guys and gals, I am nipping out at lunch to buy some fizzy pop and an egg and onion sandwich. Would anyone like something from the coffee shop when I am out.
Office Colleagues - Awesome, flat whites all round.
Mr X - Off that, I am not getting you anything
Office Colleagues - You twat. He has only gone and got us with a Minty
a favorite expression of Seth Cohen from the o.C., used to mean slightly embarrasing and having homosexual tendencies.
you used to do musicals? that's very minty of you.
yeah, our mascot's the pirate, I know its a bit minty.
A word of Seth Cohen (The O.C
). meaning a bit loser-ish in a gay kind of way.
"Ryan you've been playing the pirate game? That's a bit minty"
adj: Describing someone as British and homo-sexual.
Ex: Urban Dictionary didn't want to publish "Mint" so I am submitting this definition and if they don't publish it they are a bunch of minty wankers.
An expression often used by Seth Cohen from The O.C. to state that something is slightly embarrassing and having homosexual tendencies.
"You used to do musicals? That's very minty of you."
"Ryan you've been playing the pirate game? That's a bit minty."
A common typo in online auction sites. The intended word is mint
, as in 'fresh from the factory'. Now an accepted usage. Almost always seen in all caps.
These cufflinks are MINTY, still in the original shrinkwrap!
in a good, or flirtatious mood.
Mike just asked me to prom!
OOOOO! You minty!