Funny phrases Irish use that Americans don’t

Confused? A guide to more deadly Irish slang.

Now you've learned a little Irish slang you can build on your slang vocabulary with these words.

Made a hash of things

Messed things up.


Screwed

I'm screwed, meaning I'm in trouble.


Gas man

Funny guy.


Gobshite

A fool.


Happy out

Generally happy with the situation you are now in.


Holy show

Spectacle.


Sound person

Nice person.


How's the form?

How are you?


Loopers

Crazy.


Stop acting the maggot

Stop messing around.


Give Out to Someone

To criticise someone for doing wrong.


Gobsmacked

Surprised


Knackered

Very tired.


Snog

Kiss.


Rashers

Pieces of bacon.

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