Frequent question: Is Squidgy a British word?

Although technically it is British slang, more specifically it’s Cockney rhyming slang.

What does Squidgy mean in the UK?

Something that is squidgy is soft and can be squashed easily. [British, informal]

What does the term Squidgy mean?

Definition of squidgy

: unpleasantly damp : clammy fishermen in squidgy rubber boots— Mary H. Vorse in the steamy atmosphere my skin had grown squidgy as a toad’s— Francis Kingdon-Ward.

Is proper a British word?

Proper (adj)

Proper is a difficult word to define, mainly because British people use it to describe soo many different things. Doing things ‘properly’ means to do them correctly or in the right way. In the North of England, ‘proper’ can also be used for emphasis in the same way as the word ‘very’.

What does the British word proper mean?

4 : very good : excellent. 5 chiefly British : utter, absolute. 6 : strictly limited to a specified thing, place, or idea the city proper. 7a : strictly accurate : correct.

What do you call a British girl?

Bird. This is British slang for a girl or a woman.

What is the British slang for girl?

14. Bird. A word used to describe a woman.

What does give me my propers mean?

It was common street slang in the 1960s. ‘My propers’ means ‘mutual respect’—what you know is right.”

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What is scrapper?

Definition of scrapper

: fighter, quarreler also : a fierce competitor. Synonyms Example Sentences Learn More About scrapper.

Is that correct synonym?

Correct Synonyms – WordHippo Thesaurus.

What is another word for correct?

right accurate
precise true
exact veracious
faultless flawless
strict certain