Allowance: permission: I can’t give you that allowance.
All sorts: a severe scolding, heavily: She gave him all sorts.
It was raining all sorts.
All there: cute, attractive: He’s all there.
All there [not]: intellectually challenged: She’s not all there!
Anenst: opposite, against: He lives anenst me on the road.
Antic: funny: He’s that antic ye’d split yer sides at him.
Art: direction: What art is he from?
Article: character She’s a bad article, that one!
Astray: unbalanced I wus astray with the pain of it. He’d put ye astray in the head.
At it: quarrelling, having sex They were at it with their fists
They were at it like rabbits!
Awaiting: expecting She’s awaiting for ye.
Author: informant: He’s my author on that one.
Away in the mind: unbalanced: astray!
Away: with gusto: Sing away, there!
Awanting: crazy, silly He’s awanting something.
var. wee want There’s a wee want in him.
needs Yer ma’s awanting ye.
Originally posted 2004-02-26 00:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter