We compiled a list of British slang terms for women. Be careful since there are some nasty examples in this article.
British Slang For Woman (in Alphabetical Order)
- (Noun) An offensive and vulgar slang for women, especially prostitutes or those with promiscuous activities.
- Example: Being sexually active does not mean that you are a bint. It is healthy to be casual and live life in what way you want as long as you are safe.
- (Noun) Primarily British, “bird” is used to refer to a young woman or girl.
- Example: You birds must always keep safe. You never know what people around you might be trying to pull.
- (Noun) Chiefly Scottish slang for an attractive female or woman. Sometimes used in Australia.
- Example: My daughter is a big Bonnie. She is the most beautiful in my eyes, right after her mother.
- (Noun) Used in the UK as somewhat derogatory slang for an old and nasty woman.
- Example: The nice old lady down the street was called Carlin by the kids just because of her worn-out clothes.
- (Noun) An archaic British slang that is the equivalent of “cove” for women. This means that it is a generally neutral term for adult females.
- Example: The covess was strict about her policies but she was a helpful landlady.
- (Noun) This vulgar slang originally referred to “vagina.” However, some have used this taboo term to refer to a woman, primarily as some object or sexual partner.
- Example: You keep treating the ladies as your ginches. You are sick and in need of some attitude adjustment.
- (Noun) A Cockney rhyming slang for “woman.”
- Example: Hey, Gooseberry Pudding! You forgot your purse at the cafe!
- (Noun) A term of affection by the Scottish people for the ladies. It acts similarly to “sweetheart.”
- Example: That sweet hen protected her kids and did the best she could to provide for them after his husband left. Show some respect.
- (Noun) Another obsolete UK slang for female. It primarily was popularized by thieves in their codes.
- Example: The mort was always attacked by the dog. It’s a good thing that the owner was able to hold the leash well.
- (Noun) A British slang used for older women, usually grandmothers, who appears to be always confused or dazed.
- Example: She is an old dear. She might be dosing sometimes but she often is reminiscing about her departed husband.
- (Noun) Another Cockney rhyming slang for woman.
- Example: The brave Polone in the village led the rebellion against the power-hungry king. She became a hero commemorated by everyone.
- (Noun) Derived from a popular girl’s name, the Irish use this as slang for a woman. It is also used in Australia.
- Example: My Sheilas are going to be great people and I am going to support them at every step.