A location or dwelling given much pomp and circumstance but is really just a fixed-up shithole.
John was bragging about his new apartment, but it's really just an english basement.
by bigredginger August 14, 2008
A foul smelling vagina resembling the smell of traditional English fare such as fish and chips.
Be careful, I heard Marry has an English basement.
by englishbasementsniffer February 25, 2011