Can You Translate Irish Slang?

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Can You Translate Irish Slang? - Quiz

Try to make sense of some Irish slang words or expressions. Do you know what they mean? It's another language! Do you know what each one means or do you have to guess?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do the following mean?Have a dekko
    • A. 

      Put up some decking

    • B. 

      Own a newt

    • C. 

      Take a look

  • 2. 
    Doing a line
    • A. 

      Snorting cocaine

    • B. 

      Going out with someone

    • C. 

      Dancing like an American cowboy

  • 3. 
    Taking the hump
    • A. 

      Riding a camel

    • B. 

      Riding over a speed bump

    • C. 

      Having a sulk

  • 4. 
    Foundered
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Lost

    • C. 

      Born

  • 5. 
    Your noggin
    • A. 

      Your friend

    • B. 

      Your head

    • C. 

      Your Christmas present

  • 6. 
    On the pigs back
    • A. 

      Very fortunate

    • B. 

      Eating fried breakfast

    • C. 

      In cloud cuckoo land

  • 7. 
    Yer head's cut!
    • A. 

      You have hurt yourself

    • B. 

      You are not well

    • C. 

      You don't know what you are talking about

  • 8. 
    Dry up!
    • A. 

      Stop raining

    • B. 

      Turn on the heating

    • C. 

      Quit talking

  • 9. 
    Your mucker
    • A. 

      Your friend

    • B. 

      Your cleaner

    • C. 

      Your gardener

  • 10. 
    Banjaxed
    • A. 

      Funny

    • B. 

      Complicated

    • C. 

      Broken

  • 11. 
    Yes!
    • A. 

      Hello!

    • B. 

      Of course!

    • C. 

      No way!

  • 12. 
    Ructions
    • A. 

      Big trouble

    • B. 

      Lots of money

    • C. 

      Fast driving

  • 13. 
    A lick and a promise!
    • A. 

      A quick snog

    • B. 

      A quick and careless cleaning or wash

    • C. 

      A slow languorous bath

  • 14. 
    That's sticking out!
    • A. 

      Your fly is open!

    • B. 

      It's cold outside!

    • C. 

      That's fantastic!

  • 15. 
    You are doolally!
    • A. 

      You are insane!

    • B. 

      You are walking too slow!

    • C. 

      You are making a commotion!