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A greeting between men aged 40+ dating back to the middle ages. Originates from the Welsh valley of Dyffryn Nantlle.

But more modernly is used to describe something 'trendy'.

Can be abbreviated to simply 'Rrr' or alternatively, when drunk, can be phrased as 'RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!' or 'RRRRREEEEEEEUUU!!!'

More technical terms of the phrase can be 'Reu Dy Fam' (Yours Mother's Reu) to 'Reu Dy Nain ar Dost' (Your Grandmother's Reu on Toast).

Rules for saying 'Reu' are:

1. Must not be said by anyone under the age of 18. Ever. Although the Welsh Assembely is considering lowering the age to 16.

2. Must not be said anywhere outside the Arfon area.

3. Use of the word must not exceed more than 3 times a day. This is number is unlimited to individuals from Dyffryn Nantlle.

4. Can only be put into a sentence that is in Welsh.

There is no other translation anywhere in the world for this word.
Dafydd: "Iawn Kev?" (Alright Kev?)
Kev: "Reeeeeeu!"

Johnny Bach: "Reu Dy Hosan, Cont." (Reu of your sock, Cunt.)

Wmffra: "Rrr, 'gia!" (Rrr, boys!)

James: "Ti 'di weld car newydd fi, met?" (Have you seen my new car, mate?)
Osian: "Mae hwnna'n reu, lad!" (That's reu, lad!)
by IawnLad? May 21, 2011
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Bill got into a REU. OMG he must have had gone to RSI!
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He's shy and a person that blends in w/ the crowd and doesn't open up very easy unless you put in a lot of effort to get to know him. Incredibly awkward if you don't talk much yourself so it would probably be pointless to try and get to know them. If you ever meet a Reu, try talking to him and you'll see how sweet he really is and what a great friend he can be. Once your friends with him, try your best not to loose him.
reu, a lanky ass, sweet guy that's in between cute and hot and leaves you on read so he can play fortnite.
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A word that comes from Dyffryn Nantlle, Wales

(Dyffryn Nantlle translation:Nantlle Valley)

Can only be used in north-west wales and in the Welsh language

Is commonly found on graffiti

Commonly Found spraypainted or scraped on a wall in somewhere abandoned.

Commonly found in footpaths spraypainted purple in capital letters.

It is neither an adjective, noun or any of that bollocks

Reu is a dying word and rarely used in 2019.

Do not use this word if you are speaking any other language than welsh.

It is sometimes not accepted to use the word to express your emotions, because you sound like a 55 year old trying to fit in with the kids
Sion: Iawn?
John: Reu

(Translation
Sion: alright?
John: Reu)

Ben: reu
Owen: reu
Mei: reu
by R1E2U3 November 10, 2019
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