You think you understand this Irish? You might be surprised. Here's a list of some Irish words that are truly unique.
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!
A synonym for idiot
Broken, ruined, or no good.
The Black Stuff
Pint of Guinness
Chancers and/or drunks
A dry shite
A boring person.
Eat the head off
Used instead of the other F-word (also an unfortunately named German diver).
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.
Did we miss any? Let us know what your favorite Irish slang word is in the comments section, below.
* Originally published in 2014.