Slangs are the expressions which are used in their most informal usages.Slang is language at its most informal, using expressions that many would consider to be grammatically imperfect and sometimes rude. Slang often used within small social groups where it can help draw and keep the group together. It changes very quickly in English.
Cockney Rhyming Slangs are the specialised forms of slangs used in the East of London. This kind of Slang is a kind of antilanguage where words are replaced by phrases that rhyme (sound the same): North and south = mouth Adam and Eve = believe Sometimes, the last word is dropped.
Slangs beginning with H :
Hack : A hack is a poor or unethical journalist. It can also be used as an adjective to imply that something is of a poor standard.
Hacked off : If someone's hacked off, they're annoyed.
Hairy : If something is hairy, it is frightening or dangerous.
Hairy-arsed : (UK) Someone who is hairy-arsed is uncultured or uncivilised.
Half past the monkey's ass and quarter to its balls : If someone says this when you ask the the time, the mean that you should get your own watch and check the time.
Half-cut : (UK) If someone's half-cut, they are drunk, especially when they are trying to hide it.
Hammered : (UK) If someone is hammered, they are very drunk.
Hard-on : A hard-on is an erect penis.
Hatstand : (UK) If someone's completely hatstand, they are crazy and disconnected from reality.
Have a cow : (USA) To freak out, to get extremely excited or angry. Often used in the form of 'Don't have a cow' or 'She's going to have a cow when she hears about this.'
Have a head like a blind carpenter's thumb : If you have a 'head like a blind carpenter's thumb', you are suffering from a hangover due to excessive drinking.
Head honcho : The head honcho, or honcho, is the boss.
Headcase : (UK) A headcase is someone who is mad or impossible to control.
Heads-up : If you give someone a heads-up, you warn them or draw their attention to something for them to deal with.
Heart attack : If something happens very quickly it can be described as being 'like a heart attack'.
Heave : To heave is to vomit.
Heave-ho : If someone is given the heave-ho, their partner leaves them or they get sacked.
Hectic : If something is hectic, it's excellent.
Heebie-jeebies : If something gives you the heebie-jeebies, it scares you.
Hip shooter : (USA) A hip shooter is someone who talks wthout thinking.
Hit : To hit is to have sex with someone.
Hit with the ugly stick : Someone who's been hit with the ugly stick is very ugly.
Hollage : (UK) Hollage is something very entertaining.
Hoo-ha : Hoo-ha is trouble, especially when a lot of people are talking or arguing about something. ('Hoo-hah' is an alternative spelling.)
Hooch : Hooch is alcohol, especially alcohol sold or made illegally.
Hood : (USA) A hood is a criminal or gangster.
Hood : (USA) Hood is a neighbourhood.
Hoodie : A hoodie is a top o sweatshirt with a hood. It can also refer to the person wearing one.
Hooks : Your hooks are your hands, used in phrases like 'get your hooks into' something.
Hooted : (USA) If someone's hooted, they're drunk.
Hooter : (UK) Your hooter is your nose.
Hooters : (UK) Hooters are a woman's breasts.
Horlicks : (UK) If you make a horlicks of something, you make a mess or do it badly.
Hot : Hot can mean a number of things: sexy stolen successful popular
How's your father : (UK) 'How's your father' is a euphemism for sex.
Huffy : Huffy is angry. 'In a huff' can also be used.
Hundred yard hero : (UK) A hundred yard hero is a person who shouts insults and makes threats to someone from a safe distance.
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