36 definitions by klidenengro

easy, pleasasnt - from an Urdu (originally Persian)word 'khwshi' meaning 'happiness' or 'ease'. Came into English directly from India via British Army slang of the early 20th Century. Not to be confused with kushti which comes into English from Romany
He sits on his arse all day, a real cushy number.
by klidenengro February 04, 2004
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filth, dirt, German word first used by James Joyce in Ulysses
dreck stinks
by klidenengro January 30, 2004
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well rehearsed patter of salesperson or advocate of particular cause (1896), to gamble (1882), to play music (1870) also Spieler meaning a gambling club
don't give me that spiel
by klidenengro January 30, 2004
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informer, someone who has got their nose into your business. Romany word 'naak' means nose. Not to be confused with the later American word with similar meaning which is an abbreviation for 'Narcotics Agent'
A coppers's nark
by klidenengro January 30, 2004
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prison. romany word 'staripen', an immovable thing or place from which you cannot move, ultimately connecterd to the word 'stasis'
he's doing stir
by klidenengro January 30, 2004
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to steal or a thief. Romany word 'te chorel' to steal. see also chor. Used in pockets all over the UK where chavs are descended from Romany Gypsies. (e.g., recently heard in Chatham, Kent)
he's a bleeding chore, he's always choring from shops
by klidenengro February 01, 2004
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to hit with the fist. Romany word for 'five'. To give someone a bunch of fives. Not to be confused with the word 'punch' meaning a drink with five ingredients, which is not a Romany word, but a Hindi word. The Hindi for 'five' is 'paanch'.
he punched him in the nackers
by klidenengro January 30, 2004
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