Welcome to the land of conversation, opportunity and creativity, welcome to Ireland. The euphoria of living your comfort zone be it as an international student, a visitor or a tourist always hit one at some point of our lives. The thoughts of how to fit into a new society sometimes possess a challenge. But…hey, worry not, I got you covered. Here is some Irish slang to help you become 10% Irish and follow up with some conversation.
You are acting the ‘maggot’
Interpretation: When one ‘behaves/acts immaturely’.
She/he is a ‘bag egg’
Interpretation: A person of ‘questionable character’.
To be ‘under the weather’
Interpretation: the state of feeling ‘ill or depressed’.
To get out of ‘the scratcher’.
Interpretation: to get ‘out of bed’
He/she is stocious/ to be stocious
Interpretation: to be ‘drunk’
He is bit of a snake
Interpretation: an ‘untrustworthy person’
When a lady is referred to as a ‘Savage bird’
Interpretation: a ‘fiercely attractive female’
He acted in a ‘mighty’
Interpretation: to act in an ‘impressive way or manner’
She/he is a ‘life and soul’
Interpretation: she/he is a ‘good company’
To ‘head off’
Interpretation: to ‘change or move location’