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 L :
Laddette : (UK) A young woman who likes drinking, football, behaving badly, etc, is a laddette, which is a female form of 'lad', a word for a young male, especially one who behaves in the same way.
Lager lout : (UK) A lager lout is a young person who drinks too much and behaves anti-socially when drunk.
Lairy : (UK) A person who's lairy is loud and ill-mannered.
Lame : If something is lame, it is no good, inadequate or unconvincing.
Langered : (UK) If someone is langered, they are very drunk or high on drugs.
Lardarse : (UK) A lardarse is someone who is very overweight.
Large it : (UK) If you large it, you enjoy yourself with friends, especially when alcohol and/or drugs are involved.
Lead balloon : If something goes down like a lead balloon, it fails completely and everyone thinks it's awful.
Lebanese loop : A Lebanese loop is a device used to obtain bank cards or bank card details when people use ATMs (automated teller machines).
Legless : (UK) Someone who is legless is very drunk indeed.
Lemon : If someone buys a lemon, they buy something that is defective or are defrauded. If a person is a lemon, they are a bit stupid.
Lemon : (UK) A lemon is a lesbian.
Lemons : A woman's lemons are her breasts.
Lights are on but nobody's home : If the lights are on but nobody's home, the person referred to is not very aware or stupid.
Like a blue-arsed fly : (UK) If you are running around like a blue-arsed fly, you are extremely busy.
Like a fart in a trance : (UK) Someone who's like a fart in a trance doesn't have much idea of what is happening around them.
Limey : (USA) A limey is a British person.
Lingo : Lingo is a language or jargon.
Lip service : Lip service is fellatio.
Lippy : (UK) Someone who is lippy is cheeky and rude.
Liquid laugh : A liquid laugh is being sick, vomiting.
Liquid lunch : A drinking session at lunchtime, instead of eating, is a liquid lunch.
Little Hitler : Someone who loves giving orders and exerting their authority is a little Hitler.
Loaded : If someone's loaded, they're very rich.
Loaded : If someone's drunk or high on drugs, they're loaded.
Loaded for bear : (USA) If you're loaded for bear, you're prepared and ready for something that will be difficult.
Loadie : (USA) A loadie is someone who is often dunk or takes a lot of drugs.
Lob : (UK) To lob is to throw or throw away
Lock : (USA) If something is a lock, it's a certainty, a sure thing.
Lookah : (UK) Lookah is money.
Lorg : (USA) A lorg is a boring person who does not fit in with other people.
Love handles : Love handles are rolls of fat around the waist.
Lucky sperm club : People who have the good fortune to be born into a rich, well-connected family are members of the lucky sperm club.
Lunchbox : (UK) A man's genitals are his lunchbox.
Lurker : A lurker is someone who spends time on internet forums but doesn't participate actively.
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