sweet Fanny Adams

sweet Fanny Adams
Phrs. Absolutely nothing. Euphemism for sweet fuck-all. Cf. 'fanny adams'.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • Sweet Fanny Adams — may refer to,* Fanny Adams (1859 1867), murdered by Frederick Baker, from whom comes the phrase Sweet Fanny Adams meaning nothing at all * Sweet Fanny Adams , 1974 album by Sweet …   Wikipedia

  • sweet Fanny Adams — noun little or nothing at all I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger all I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery • Syn: ↑bugger all, ↑fuck all, ↑Fanny Adams • Usage Domain: ↑obscenity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet Fanny Adams — informal, very informal nothing. Why s Mark dispensing advice? He knows sweet Fanny Adams about computers! And what did we get for all our hard work? Sweet FA! …   New idioms dictionary

  • sweet Fanny Adams — Fanny Adams, sweet F.A. n British a. nothing at all. Fanny Adams is a wide spread euphemism for fuck all. b. a pitifully small amount. In 19th century naval slang, Fanny Adams was tinned or cooked meat, a sardonic reference to a girl of the same… …   Contemporary slang

  • Sweet Fanny Adams (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Sweet Fanny Adams Type = Album Artist = Sweet Released = April 1974 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = 42:44 Label = RCA Records/Capitol Producer = Phil Wainman Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • sweet Fanny Adams — Meaning Nothing. Origin Fanny Adams was murdered in 1867 and her body dismembered. Sailors in the British Navy came to use the expression to refer to unpleasant meals. It later came to be used to mean nothing of value …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • sweet Fanny Adams — noun see Fanny Adams …   English new terms dictionary

  • Sweet fanny adams — This means nothing or sod all. It is a substitute for sweet f*** all . It is also shortened further to sweet F A …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • Sweet Fanny Adams — very little; next to nothing (euphemism for sweet fuck all ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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