currant bun

currant bun
Noun. 1. The sun. Cockney rhyming slang.
2. The Sun newspaper. A tabloid newspaper that adopted the rhyming slang expression for its own use.
3. Son. Rhyming slang.
4. A protestant or commonly also a supporter of Rangers FC. Rhyming slang for 'hun'. See 'hun'. Mainly Glasgow use

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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