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Last updated: May 2017

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BRITISH SLANG & JARGON

DICTIONARY, GLOSSARY & LANGUAGE LINKS

 

British English slang – Cockney rhyming slang – British colloquialisms

 

BRITISH (UK) SLANG & STREET TALK

>> Urban Dictionary – A cornucopia of streetwise lingo, posted by readers (8 million definitions)

>> American to British Translator: Translate American English to British

>> Peevish.co.uk: Dictionary of English Slang and Colloquialisms of the UK

>> British Slang Dictionary

>> Probert Encyclopaedia: Slang Dictionary

>> Vox Slang Dictionary

>> D. Sperling's ESL Slang Page

>> Babylon: English Slang Dictionary v1.2

>> PseudoDictionary: Slang, Webspeak, Colloquialisms

>> SlangSite.com: Dictionary of Slang, Webspeak, Made-Up Words (same as previous) 

>> The Best of British – British Slang (The American's Guide to Speaking British)

>> The Sceptic's Companion: A British Slang Dictionary (British Slang Glossary)

>> The East London Dictionary Project

>> YUSH UK Slanguage (archived)

>> The Alternative Dictionaries: English

>> Woodlands Junior, Kent: Glossary of English and British Words

>> YourDictionary.com: Common UK Expressions and Slang

>> The Poke: The A-Z of Office Slanguage

>> UK CB Language: The Definitive Guide to CB Slang in the UK

>> Wiktionary (Appendix): Glossary of Truck Terminology

>> Slang Exchange: Add Your Own Slang (archived)

>> TravelFurther.net: American-British Dictionary

>> TravelFurther.net: British-American Dictionary

>> UK English for the American Novice

>> The English-to-American Dictionary

>> Word Differences (UK & US English)

>> Mark Glicksman's British-American Dictionary

>> CoolSlang (The World Slang Database): British Slang Dictionary (archived)

>> UK Teen Slang Dictionary

BRITISH “DRUNK” SLANG

>> The Drunktionary – A Collection of Slang Terms for "Drunk"

>> Modern Drunkard Magazine: English Slang Words for Inebriation                                                              

>> Wictionary: Appendix: Glossary of Drinking Slang (British and some American)

BRITISH STREET SLANG – COCKNEY RHYMING SLANG

>> UK Slang Words: Rhyming & Everyday (archived)

>> Rob's London Slang Page (archived)

>> London's Famous Secret Language: Cockney Rhyming Slang Dictionary

>> London Slang Dictionary: Cockney Dialect

>> Babylon: London Slang (Glossary Containing Terms Related to London Slang)

>> Londontopia.net: Top 100 Cockney Rhyming Slang Words and Phrases

>> LeatherJerry.com: A Dictionary of Cockney Rhyming Slang (PDF format)

>> Cockney Rhyming Slang: Web’s Greatest Dick’n’arry of Rhyming Slang

>> English to Slang: Cockney Rhyming Slang

>> Freelang English-Cockney Dictionary

>> Freelang Cockney-English Dictionary

>> The Phrase Finder: Cockney Rhyming Slang

>> Some Common Cockney Rhyming Slang

>> Rice.edu: Cockney Rhyming Slang

>> Cockney Slang (archived)

>> Perlies.co.uk: Glossary of Rhyming Slang (archived)

>> Cockney Rhyming Slang Dictionary (archived)

>> Cockney Rhyming Slang: Cockney & Australian Rhyming Slang Terms

>> Norwegian-English Glossary of English Rhyming Slang (Norsk-engelsk ordbok over engelsk rhyming slang)

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF BRITISH SLANG – UNDERWORLD SLANG, CANT, PRISON LINGO

>> Edwardian Promenade: A Glossary of Slang

>> Project Gutenberg: The Slang Dictionary, Etymological, Historical and Anecdotal, 1913

>> A Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (London, 1905)

>> Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: A Dictionary of the Slang of the British Underworld, 1811

>> The Vulgar Tongue: A Dictionary of Slang Words and Phrases, collected in London 1839-1859 (digitized by Google)  

>> 19th Century British Slang: Lower Class and Underworld (Victorian Slang Glossary)

>> Old British Slang: A Listing of 18th Century Slang

>> The Thieves Guild: Simple Thieves Cant (Cant to English)

>> The Thieves Guild: Simple Thieves Cant (Cant to English)

>> The Thieves Guild: Advanced Thieves Cant (Cant to English)

>> Babylon: Lexicon of Thieves' Cant (Dictionary)

>> The Guide to Thieves Cant for AD&D by Shaun Hately (Cant to English)

>> The Lexicon of Thieves Cant by Shaun Hately, 1st ed. (Cant to English) (archived)

>> 18th Century and Regency Thieves' Cant Lexicon, Listed by Category

>> Canting Dictionary: Dictionary of Thieving Slang, 1737

>> A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant, Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology, 1889 (digitized)  

>> Prison Lingo: Language of the Prison Community – A Glossary of HMP Winchester Lingo

>> Preparing for Prison (Do or Die). The Prison Lexicon (British prison argon)

BRITISH LOCAL LINGO, INFORMAL SPEECH & DIALECT GLOSSARIES

>> The Phrase Finder: Meanings of English sayings, phrases, idioms & expressions

>> Birmingham.net: Birmingham Slang (archived)

>> The Dialect Dictionary: Brummie Dialect Glossary

>> Brummie & Black Country Dialect & Slang (archived)

>> The Dialect Dictionary: Black Country Dialect Glossary

>> The Dialect Dictionary: Bristol Dialect Glossary

>> The Dialect Dictionary: Durham & Tyneside Dialect Glossary

>> The Dialect Dictionary: Cumbrian Dialect Glossary

>> UK Dialect Translators

>> IRC Slang & Short Words Dictionary

 

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