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How do you say coffee in British slang?

"Cuppa" is a more informal version of "cup of," and is often even used to mean "cup of tea" on its own – "Fancy a cuppa?"

What is motorcycle in British English?

British English: a motorbike.

What does Loo mean in British?

Loo. Despite being a very British word for toilet, 'loo' is actually derived from the French phrase 'guardez l'eau', which means 'watch out for the water'.

What's a slang word for coffee?

Coffee has a lot of nicknames: java, joe, dirt, mud, brew, cuppa, daily grind, lifeblood, tar, rocket fuel, even worm dirt.

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Most frequently asked questions

What are slang terms for coffee?

Slang Terms for Coffee
  • 1 Cup of Joe.
  • Dirt.
  • Mud.
  • Java.
  • Brew.
  • Cuppa.
  • Go Juice.
  • Jitter Juice.

What do they call coffee in London?

Coffee is also referred to as a brew but more often or not is just Coffee. “I'm having a brew” = I'm having a leafy drink called Tea.

How do you say monkey in British?

Below is the UK transcription for 'monkey':
  1. Modern IPA: mə́ŋkɪj.
  2. Traditional IPA: ˈmʌŋkiː
  3. 2 syllables: "MUN" + "kee"

How do you say peanut butter in British?

Here are 4 tips that should help you perfect your pronunciation of 'peanut butter': Break 'peanut butter' down into sounds: [PEE] + [NUT] + [BUT] + [UH] - say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.

What do Brits call a bicycle?

An old American friend, Lord Affectation (I've got other less flattering names for him too), has moved to Kent and informed me that "The British call bicycles push irons!" I said, "Your English friends are pushing your leg." Most English people call them bicycles, just like the rest of the English-speaking world.

How to pronounce COFFEE in British English

How do you say truck in the UK?

The reason the British say lorry and Americans say truck, is because each word is part of their terminology. Since the early 20th century, lorry and truck have both described the HGVs that are essential to our society.

What is mail in British English?

The public service by which letters and parcels are collected and delivered is usually called the post in British English and the mail in American English. Mail is also sometimes used in British English, for example in the name Royal Mail. ... In both British and American English, mail is used to mean `email'.