a load of old cobblers

a load of old cobblers
полная чепуха, неимоверный вздор

English-Russian australian expression. 2014.

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  • Load of old cobblers — nonsense (rhyming slang cobbler s awls = balls ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • load of old cobblers — Australian Slang nonsense (rhyming slang cobbler s awls = balls ) …   English dialects glossary

  • cobblers — noun a) testicles. Then she only goes and kicks me right in me cobblers, don’t she!<!the incorrect grammar is illustrative and intentional b) Nonsense. Stop talking cobblers. Load of old cobblers Syn: policeSynonyms …   Wiktionary

  • cobblers — • Rhyming Slang, short for cobblers awls , balls . Used as a general swear word much in the way balls is. eg. That s a right load of old cobblers or as a one word disagreement Cobblers ! . Also used for testicles …   Londonisms dictionary

  • cobblers —    the testicles    Rhyming slang on cobblers awls, balls, which may or may not be a shortened form of balderdash. Mainly figurative use, with a load of old cobblers, meaning nonsense …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • cobblers — /ˈkɒbləz/ (say kobluhz) Colloquial –plural noun 1. testicles. 2. nonsense; rubbish. –phrase 3. a load of old cobblers, a lot of nonsense. {rhyming slang, cobbler s awls balls} …  

  • cobblers — n British nonsense, rubbish, balls. A popular example of rhyming slang (from cob bler s awls ) which is often used in igno rance of its vulgar derivation. Formerly used literally by cockneys to mean the testicles, the word is old, but was given… …   Contemporary slang

  • cobbler — [[t]kɒ̱blə(r)[/t]] cobblers 1) N COUNT A cobbler is a person whose job is to make or mend shoes. [OLD FASHIONED] 2) N UNCOUNT If you describe something that someone has just said as cobblers, you mean that you think it is nonsense. [BRIT,… …   English dictionary

  • List of British words not widely used in the United States — Differences between American and British English American English …   Wikipedia

  • cobbler — noun (C) 1 AmE cooked fruit covered with a sweet, bread like mixture: peach cobbler 2 someone who makes and repairs shoes 3 cobblers BrE spoken informal something that someone says which you think is stupid or untrue: a load of (old) cobblers: I… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cobbler — cob|bler [ˈkɔblə US ˈka:blər] n 1.) [U and C] cooked fruit covered with a sweet bread like mixture ▪ peach cobbler 2.) old fashioned someone who makes and repairs shoes 3.) cobblers [plural] BrE spoken informal nonsense ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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