Funny phrases Irish use that Americans don’t

A quick guide to Irish slang lingo.

This is savage! Your language skills may be a bit banjaxed but these words are gas! Here are some Irish slang phrases that most Americans have never heard. Try them out on your friends!

Eejit

A synonym for idiot

Banjaxed

Broken, ruined, or no good.

The Black Stuff

Pint of Guinness

Langered

Drunk

A Chancer

Risky character

Langers

Chancers and/or drunks

Deadly

Very cool.

A dry shite

A boring person.

Eat the head off

Attack verbally.

Feck

Used instead of the other F-word (also an unfortunately named German diver).

Runners

Athletic footwear.

Savage

Excellent, not unlike an ice cream sandwich on a hot summer's day.

Do a legger

To flee from the scene.

Go away outta that

A dismissive response to someone.

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