Common questions

Is a Roadman a chav?

Is a Roadman a chav?

The top definition on Urban Dictionary says a roadman is the “brother species” to the chav. Other definitions say roadmen can be seen wearing tracksuit bottoms with a bomber jacket, riding on bikes and being aggressive or using intimidating behaviour.

How do you spot a posh person?


  1. You went to boarding school – 34%
  2. You have antiques and family heirlooms – 28%
  3. You have a wine cellar – 26%
  4. You have paintings of your ancestors – 26%
  5. You belong to an old private members club – 25%
  6. You NEVER discuss money – 25%

What do you call a girl in England?

Bird. This is British slang for a girl or a woman.

What is a Roadman in Australia?

When a “roadman” (a streetwise young person) out for a stroll trips over a kerb and temporarily loses his composure, possibly dropping his iPhone, you might hear his companion cry out: “Oh.

What does Piff Ting mean?

an attractive person
Piff Ting. Someone who is considered an attractive person.

How do you say Girl in Roadman?

T – Ting. Often paired with peng, i.e. ‘she’s a peng ting’, it’s literally just a contracted version of ‘thing’ and is used very often by roadmen.

Who are Roadmen UK?

UK slang. someone, usually a young man, who spends a lot of time on the streets and may use or sell drugs, or cause trouble: He thinks he’s some kind of roadman.

What is British posh?

Posh is most commonly used today as an informal adjective to describe a person, place, or thing as classy, fancy, or spiffy (e.g., a posh restaurant). The word has a strong upper-class connotation, related to having or spending money. Calling something posh is still closely associated with the UK.

What makes Posh UK?

You have a family coat of arms – 23% You ride horses – 22% Your dinner parties are catered – 22% You know how to eat properly with a knife and fork (and would never say cutlery) – 20%

Where does the slang term Roadman come from?

Roadman: Roadman comes from the 21st century slang word, describing a boy (normally at a teenage age) as someone who thoroughly knows the ins and outs of his area, and the people in the area – he will also be involved in popular events such as trapping, driving (cruising), parties etc.

What does it mean when a roadman says peak?

Most roadmen will use the word negatively, i.e. ‘that’s peak’, although plenty of places across the UK will describe something positive as peak. When in London, you’re safer sticking to the negative meaning. This is a funny one. ‘Reh teh teh’ is used at the end of a list to mean etcetera.

What does it mean when a roadman says Dench?

First introduced by grime artist Lethal Bizzle in 2012, ‘dench’ can be used to describe anything or anyone that’s good or attractive. You’ll often hear a roadman say, ‘these are my ends’ – this simply means that this area is where they are from.

What does BRUV stand for in Roadman slang?

Another common word in London roadman slang. ‘Bruv’ is short for brother, and is often used between men to address each other, whether they’re actually brothers or not.

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