Dundee Slang

Dundee has its own slang words. Some of them sound funny and others…..not so nice! Here is a brief introduction to Dundee Slang.

A dinnieken = I don't know
Arab = Dundee United Supporter
Awa = away
Aye = Yes
Bairn = Child
Bampot = Fool
Bletherer = Chatterbox
Brew = Jobcentre / unemployed
Broon = Brown
Bridie = A Meat filled Pastry
Canna - Can not
Chuffed - Pleased with oneself
Circle = Roundabout
Cow - Worst insult you can give to a Dundee girl
Daftie - stupid but harmless
Dinnae = Don't
Dinnae ken = don't know
Fleg = Fright/Scare
Feve = five
Half loaf = Loaf of bread
Haver = liar
Ingin= Onion
Irn Bru = A soft drink.
Ken = Know
Oor = our
Puss = face
Tatties = potatoes
Wee = small
Minging = bad smelling or bad tasting
Pished - drunk
Toe-rag = friendly term for idiot

More slang words to follow soon!

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Artemis Sterling

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Dundee Slang

@Satin A radge is somebody who has lost some of their marbles and likes to get into fights. Associated with the word scadge which is a kind of stroppy fit. @Naz Daud Me = Dundonian girl Cow is not the most offensive thing a girl can be called.

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Satin Dattani

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Dundee Slang

Thanks Nazir, that's clarified a couple of points. I've been watching 'Sorted' on BBC1 and I canna work out the meaning of 'Radge', can you enlighten me please ? Kind regards, Satin Website business performance gains through Intellitracker

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