effing and blinding

effing and blinding
Noun. Using obscenities such as expletives, usually in annoyance. See 'effing'. E.g."I've never seen him so angry, effing and blinding despite being a vicar."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • effing and blinding — Swearing • • • Main Entry: ↑eff * * * effing and blinding phrase swearing and using rude words Thesaurus: offensive words and languagesynonym Main entry: effing * * * Brit. see …   Useful english dictionary

  • effing and blinding — noun swearing, cursing. Much effing and blinding could be heard from the fans when they discovered that their team had lost …   Wiktionary

  • effing and blinding — British & Australian, informal swearing angrily. I could hear Bill effing and blinding as he tried to repair the washing machine …   New idioms dictionary

  • effing and blinding — swearing and using rude words …   English dictionary

  • effing and blinding — ➡ swear words * * * …   Universalium

  • effing and jeffing — Noun. Meaning the same as effing and blinding …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • effing — adjective (only before noun) BrE spoken a rude word used to emphasize that you are angry: She s gone to effing bingo again. effing adverb see also: effing and blinding eff (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • effing — UK [ˈefɪŋ] / US adjective, adverb impolite used for emphasizing what you are saying, especially when you are angry or annoyed, but want to avoid the more offensive word fucking He was calling her an effing this, an effing that. • effing and… …   English dictionary

  • effing — ef|fing [ˈefıŋ] adj [only before noun] BrE spoken an offensive word used to emphasize that you are angry and to avoid saying the swear word ↑fucking directly ▪ She s gone to effing bingo again. →effing and blinding at ↑eff …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eff and blind — informal use vulgar expletives; swear You can eff and blind all you want; the rules still stand Origin: blind from its use in vulgar imprecations such as blind me (see blimey) * * * eff and ˈblind idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”