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How Many of these UK Slang Words Do You Know?

Are you a British slang expert? Can you answer these 10 questions correctly?

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:ย  May 13th 2022

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1/10 Leg it

What does 'leg it' mean?

2/10 A woman and a cat's paw

What might 'miffed' mean?

3/10 An elderly gentleman

That's a load of tosh! Fair enough. But what does 'tosh' mean?

4/10 A goose

If someone has a 'gander', what are they doing?

5/10 A playing card

How ace is that? Dunno, but tell us what 'ace' means!

6/10 A man drinking tea

If someone chunders, what are they doing?

7/10 A spoonful of jam

If someone is 'jammy', what are they?

8/10 A squid

What's a damp squib?

9/10 A banana man, but not Bananman
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We all love Fornite, but what does 'fortnight' mean?

10/10 A bee

If something is described as 'the bee's knees', is it...

Oh no

Oh no! Better luck next time!

Good try

Good try! Why not have another go?

Great work

Great work! You're ace when it comes to slang!


Wow! You're a professor of 'cool' and 'hip' words!