What Does Bawbag Mean?

What does Baw mean in Scottish?

noun Scottish.


a ball.


a slang word for testicle..

Where did the word Bawbag come from?

In Scotland, the storm was dubbed Hurricane Bawbag, the term bawbag being a Scots slang word for “scrotum”, which is also used as an insult or as a jocular term of endearment.

What does Baith mean in Scottish?

Both of you equallyTranslated: baith: both. “Both of you equally.”

What does Yaldi mean?

Yaldi is a Scottish slang interjection expressing excitement or joy.

Is Bawbag a Scottish word?

The word ‘Bawbag’ has been officially added to the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Editors at the prestigious tome have included the slang term for the scrotum along with more than 40 other Scottish words. The entry for bawbag describes it as a Scottish variant of the noun ball bag – meaning scrotum.

What does chancer mean in Scottish?

A chancer is someone who quite boldly ‘chances their luck’ by taking risks and asking unreasonable requests. This usually comes with an air of cheeky self-awareness.

What does Gie it Laldy mean?

to give one’s all, to be very vigorous or energetic quotations ▼

What does Fannybaws mean?

noun. slang, dialect Scottish. A stupid, annoying, or unpleasant person.

What is a Bambot?

bampot (plural bampots) (Scotland, slang, derogatory) Idiot; an objectionable and foolish person.

Is Bampot a bad word?

bampot n…” bampot, n.: “A foolish, annoying, or obnoxious person; (also spec.) a belligerent or disruptive person. Often as a contemptuous form of address.

What does ya wee bam mean?

Ya Bam: . . . . see Ned, idiot, nutter, eejit. Also short for Bampot. Your Scottish slang coaster is inspired by the Glesga patter and is hand-printed by Gie It Laldy team in their own wee Glasgow studio.

What’s a Bawbag slang?

Bawbag, n. The scrotum. 2. An ignorant, obnoxious, or otherwise debatable person. Often as a disparaging form of address.

Why do Scottish say how instead of why?

“How” is “why.” from a different perspective. Both questions ask for causality. They ask what CAUSED something to happen. I’m a native Ulster-Scots speaker, and we often respond with “hae .” Some pronounce it “hi,” and others, “hay,” but it pretty much means “why,” but with more inferred agreement— if that makes sense.

What is a roaster in Scottish?

(Scotland, slang, derogatory) An objectionable person; somebody making a fool of themselves.

What is a Scottish kiss?

Glasgow kiss (plural Glasgow kisses) (Britain, euphemistic, humorous) A sharp, sudden headbutt to the nose, usually resulting in a broken nose.

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