Slang.ie - Roscommon Slang for Focal Sakehttp://www.slang.ie?county=RoscommonRSS feed for Slang.ie - Irish Slang for Focal Sake Like!Behave Wellhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Behave+wellIn the sense, to do well or succeed. Often said as a rhetorical question and in a sarcastic sense.Aginhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=AginMeaning againstIn And Out Like A Donkey's Flutehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=In+and+out+like+a+donkey%27s+fluteDitto!Thruma Thromahttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Thruma+ThromaRough and ready/heedless/dozyDeckhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=DeckTo cop onto something, to get/understand a concept.A Fine Outfithttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=A+fine+outfitAgricultural machinery, usually for silage-making.Shookhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=ShookTo appear tired, unwell, sick, etc.Himmin' And Hawin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Himmin%27+and+Hawin%27Indecisive, dithering.The Head On Him And The Price A Turnipshttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=The+head+on+him+and+the+price+a+turnipsLook at the 'cut' of him, usually addressed to someone who looks hungover/ has a puss on them or has a questionable sense of hairstyle.Buckin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Buckin%27Infuriated/angry.Bouldhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=BouldThis has the general meaning of bold but also means annoyed/angry.From Out The Cloonchashttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=From+out+the+CloonchasThe Cloonchas is the area of Cloonbonnive and Gortaganny in West Roscommon where most townlands begin with 'Cloon', eg. Cloonfower, Clooncan. From the Irish for meadows, 'Cluainte'.Meas Madahttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Meas+MadaOld expression, Irish for 'the heed of the dog'.Meghttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=MegNoise or sound, 'bit o' life'.Tackhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=TackA substance or drink that is unpleasant or even harmful.Cruelhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=CruelAwful/ terriblePeghttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=PegThrowTeamin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Teamin%27Raining heavily.Ara Cod?!http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Ara+Cod%3F%21Expressing disbelief or shock, another way of saying are you serious or joking.Only Coddin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Only+Coddin%27Joking, messing.In And Out Like A Fiddler's Elbowhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=In+and+out+like+a+fiddler%27s+elbowA person who can't stay still.He Didn't Get It From The Wind...http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=He+didn%27t+get+it+from+the+wind...He didn't aquire the said trait from no where, i.e. he learned it at home.Drink The Cross Off An Asshttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Drink+the+cross+off+an+assA person who drinks to excess.Ate Us Out Of House And Homehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Ate+us+out+of+house+and+homeSomeone who eats excessivelyGone Into Nothin'!http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Gone+into+nothin%27%21Describing someone who has declined significantly in physical build/appearance.Scratchin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Scratchin%27Indicating idleness, 'sratchin' his hole'All To One Side Like The Town Of Loughglynnhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=All+to+one+side+like+the+town+of+LoughglynnTraditionally, Loughglynn village was built up all on one side.He Won't Have It Done This Side O' The Christmashttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=He+won%27t+have+it+done+this+side+o%27+the+christmasHe's taking so long, he'll never get it doneHummin' And Hawin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Hummin%27+and+Hawin%27Indecisive, dithering.What's On Ya?http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=What%27s+on+ya%3FDirect translation of the Irish 'céard atá ort?' meaning 'what's wrong with you?'It'd Be More In Your Line!http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=It%27d+be+more+in+your+line%21A Roscommon way of saying, 'it would pay you better'. Usually used by parents when giving out to children.As Drunk As An Asshttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=As+drunk+as+an+assVery intoxicatedAs Drunk As A Lordhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=As+drunk+as+a+LordVery DrunkFailed A Sighthttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Failed+a+sightIf someone has 'failed a sight', their health or appearance has declined.Gossoonhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=GossoonA boy. From local Irish 'Gasún'.Blind Ya With Chathttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Blind+ya+with+chatSarcastic, means the opposite of what it says.Pisreog/ Piseoghttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Pisreog%2F+PiseogIrish for superstition.Dúidínhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=D%FAid%EDnAn old word for a pipe/ clay pipe. (For smoking)Does Be/ Do Behttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Does+be%2F+Do+beSomething that happens regularly or habitually 'does be' happening; John 'does go' to mass on Sunday. Also sometimes expressed as 'bees'.Ayehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=AyeYes or It is. Used with a verb rather than as an answer on its own.It's Been Emotional.http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=It%27s+been+emotional.Indicating it's time to part and say goodbye.Herohttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=HeroAnyone who has a good personality or is spontaneous.Plebhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=PlebA fool.Rawnyhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=RawnyA thin, delicate male.Redden Your Arshehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Redden+your+arsheTo hit someone on the bum.Be Gad!http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Be+Gad%21A Roscommon variation of 'By God'.Middlin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Middlin%27Not too good, average, ok. Also can mean fairly.Stoogehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=StoogeAn eejit. Usually used when referring to three eejits...Thrawneenshttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=thrawneensA meadow with high, wilted grass is said to be full of 'thrawneens', from the Irish word for a blade of dry grass, tráithnín.Plikehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=PlikeFrom Irish 'pleidhce', a fool.Shkahttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=ShkaNews or scandal.Shkithereenhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=ShkithereenA small, thin cheeky boy or man.Half Crackedhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Half+crackedDaft.Cat Melodeonhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Cat+MelodeonAwful, terrible, very bad. Often just left as 'cat'. Sounds like 'melojen'.Amadánhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Amad%E1nA fool.Balbhánhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Balbh%E1nA fool, an idiot. Used mainly by the elderly. Pron: bollawaun.Bananashttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=BananasVery drunk.Baloobashttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=BaloobasVery drunkSpághttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Sp%E1gA big, awkward foot.Meithealhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=MeithealA group of neighbours working together.Withhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=WithUsed in place of 'in' or 'for'. Mainly heard from older people.Hapehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=HapeA lot, a large amount. Also, in a heap: in a mess, in chaos. Pron: hape.Ravin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Ravin%27Delirious, daft, mad, silly.Scanhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=ScanUsed around the border with Co. Galway, may be pronounced shcan. Meaning: Friend, man, boyTight As A Duck's Arsehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Tight+as+a+duck%27s+arseAn eloquent manner of saying someone is mean with money.Tight As Tuppencehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Tight+as+tuppence(As tight as two pence) Someone who is mean with money.Desperatehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=DesperateAwful/ terribleMeanhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=MeanTight with money. Pron: MainMowldyhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=MowldyVery Drunk.A Gráhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=A+gr%E1My love, my dear. Also 'a gráín'Go Wronghttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Go+wrongTo 'go wrong' is to drink to excess.Wanthttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=WantLacking mentally or behaving in a peculiar or abnormal way.Critchyhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=CritchyBeing stooped or hump-backed, from the Irish cruit.Lughttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=LugA word for the ear; an eejit.Megija/ Megijeehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Megija%2F+MegijeeA goatee, or long beard on the chin. From Irish 'meigeall/ meigide.'Ne'erhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Ne%27erMeans never, none or nothing. The opposite of e'er; used in the same areas. Pr: NairE'erhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=E%27erMeaning any or ever. Used in areas of Roscommon close to Leitrim and the Midlands. Pr: air.Mar Dheahttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Mar+DheaIrish for 'as if' 'as it were' 'ya right'; also when pretending. Used sarcastically, mostly by older people in West Roscommon. Pr: maur yaLatchicohttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=LatchicoA lazy person, usually male.Shkelphttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=ShkelpA chunk or bit of something.Let Yehttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Let+yeUsed to tell someone or order someone to do something. Sounds like 'letchyee'Sthreessin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Sthreessin%27From the Irish 'Straois', a grin. Means giggling or laughingPusshttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=PussA grimace or sulky appearance. From Irish 'pus'.Seafóidhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Seaf%F3idIrish for rubbish, used only as in talking rubbishLockhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=LockAn amount of something, a quantity.Eenhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=EenAdded to nouns to form a diminutive to denote something short, small or little.Athouthttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=AthoutMeaning outside, from older meaning of 'without' as outsideAthinhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=athinMeaning within but pronounced as 'athin'('th'pronounced like in 'the')Bad Wayhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Bad+wayIf someone is sick or not in good form, they're in a 'bad way'Abroadhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=AbroadMeaning 'over in' 'off up' somewhereArahttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=AraAn exclamation, used on its own or as 'ara sure', 'ara musha', often as a response to a question.Flaithiúlachhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Flaithi%FAlachSomeone who is very generous, particularly with money, is said to be flaithiúlachTinthttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=TintA dropFoostherin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Foostherin%27Similar to 'footherin', fidgeting or fussing over somethingFootherin'http://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Footherin%27Fidgeting, searchingPowerhttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=PowerMeaning many / a lot; probably a literal translation of Irish 'neart'Mushahttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=MushaFrom Irish 'Muise', meaning 'ah' or 'well' at the start of a sentence. May be used with 'Ara' before it.Cachttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=cacIrish for sh*teThrishtleshttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=thrishtlesA variation on the weed 'thistle',Throw Some Shnas On Ithttp://www.slang.ie/index.php?county=Roscommon&entry=Throw+some+shnas+on+itShnas - gloss/ shine Term used to descibe the tidyin up/polishing of something