Irish Slang Phrases

talks alot, talks to much


e.g. - "that fella there could chat the hind leg of a dog!"
Used to describe a place thats a garda hotspot or something that's stolen
a jammer is a stolen car
Bad atmosphere
Having a very poor tolerance level. The word threshold is the part of the door frame that you step over. In times gone by it was the peice of wood that went accross the doorway to stop the straw or hay (thresh) from spilling out of the house, long before carpets were used. Hence the word 'threshold'
A state of drunkeness
Told - the 'tow' pronounced like cow
Used to describe someone or something that is smelly/ugly/dirty etc
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