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noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) chick, girl
blings pronunciation
  • /bɽɪŋs/, /blɪŋs/
  • {{rhymes}}
etymology 1 Origin unknown.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) an extra thick slice of bread
Synonyms: brødblings
  • brødskive
etymology 2 See blingse
verb: {{head}}
  1. inflection of blingse
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (figuratively, slang, of a location) As if a bombshell had gone off; extremely untidy.
  • bomba horehus
brødblings etymology Origin unknown. pronunciation
  • /brøːbɽɪŋs/, /brøːblɪŋs/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) an extra thick slice of bread
Synonyms: blings
  • brødskive
bæsj etymology Possibly from æsj, æ bæ. Possible cognate with Swedish bajs. pronunciation
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  1. (informal, childish, uncountable) poo, shit
  2. (informal, countable) turd
  3. (rare, figuratively, pejorative) despicable person; piece of shit You are the biggest piece of shit I have ever encountered.
Synonyms: avføring, drit, dritt, ekskrement, rævskvæl, fekalia, lort, skit
related terms:
  • bæsje
  • tiss og bæsj
  • bæsj-and-carry
  • hundebæsj
  • menneskebæsj
  • rennebæsj
  • sprutebæsj
verb: {{head}}
  1. Imperative of bæsje
bøg etymology From Swedish bög
noun: {{no-noun}}
  1. (slightly, colloquial), sometimes derogatory: a male homosexual; gay, fag, queer, poof
chill etymology From English chill
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang) cool
Det er chill.
  • That's cool.
verb: {{head}}
  1. Imperative of chille
chille etymology From English chill, picked up as a loanword during the 1990s rave and house music culture, specifically related to the genre chillout music.
verb: {{no-verb}}
  1. (slang) chill (relax)
Being a slang term, the present participle form is not being used.
det golla meg rått
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  1. (slang) Idiomatic saying expressing gloating in someone else's misfortune. Slang phrase among adolescents from Oslo and nearby districts in the 1970s. Now obsoleted.
  • Golla is past tense of the purported verb golle which appears to be unknown in standard Norwegian.
Synonyms: det gossa meg
etymology 1 Back-formation of dustet, from Old Norse dust (dust particle)
noun: {{head}}
  1. (pejorative) dork, moron, tool
Synonyms: dustemikkel, tomsing, tosk, tufs, støv
etymology 2 From Old Norse dust.
noun: {{head}}
  1. dust (fine, dry particles)
noun: {{head}}
  1. tin, can, box, small box
  2. (slang) cunt, pussy
eon etymology From Latin, from Ancient Greek αἰών 〈aiṓn〉.
noun: {{head}}
  1. eon; eternity
  2. (geology) eon
  3. (informal, hyperbolically) eon
  4. A period of 1,000,000,000 year.
  5. (Gnosticism) eon
faen i helvete
interjection: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) god damnit (interjection) (literally Satan in hell)
fitte etymology Uncertain, possibly related to Old Norse fita or Old Norse fit or more possible to Old Norse fitje according to Cognate with Swedish fitta, cf. also Danish fisse. pronunciation
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noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) cunt; pussy.
  2. (pejorative, vulgar) woman, bitch
Synonyms: vulva, kuse, mus
fôr etymology From Old Norse fóðr.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) grub, pabulum
  2. (animal food) feed, forage, fodder, feedstock
  3. (in clothing) lining
få på
verb: {{head}} {{attention}}
  1. (idiomatic, slang) smoke a cannabis joint
gakk-gakk etymology Onomatopoeia mimicking the sound a goose makes.
interjection: {{head}}
  1. The sound of a goose.
Synonyms: gakk
noun: {{head}}
  1. Name for goose applied by young children. Also indiscriminately applied to other similar looking birds.
  2. (derogatory) A Norwegian navy conscript.
verb: golle (present tense goller; past tense golla; past participle golla; present participle gollende)
  1. (slang) to gloat
Only known to have occurred in the slang phrase Det golla meg rått. Synonyms: gosse
etymology 1 {{rfe}}
verb: gosse (present tense gosser; past tense gossa; past participle gossa; present participle gossende)
  1. (slang) to gloat
Only known to have occurred in the slang phrase Jeg gossa meg. Synonyms: golle
etymology 2 From Swedish gosse (boy)
noun: {{nn-noun-m1}}
  1. (Nynorsk) young man, great guy
grobian etymology From German, latinization grobianus of grob, probably with relation to the name Jan. Compare with dumrian. pronunciation
  • /ɡruːbɪɑn/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (pejorative) a coarse, uncouth, uncivilized fellow, perhaps violent
Synonyms: råtamp
har du røyka sokka dine
phrase: {{head}}
  1. (slang, rhetorical) Idiomatic saying expressing disapproval and scorn at someone else's apparent pipe dream or overly vivid imagination. Slang phrase among adolescents from Oslo and nearby districts in the 1970s. Now less common. Literally translates to: "Have you been smoking your socks?"
harry {{wikipedia}} {{wikipedia}} etymology From the English name Harry.
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang, derogatory) cheesy, shabby, kitschy
interjection: {{head}}
  1. huh; Word expressing doubt or confusion.
  2. Word used to express amusement or subtle surprise.
  3. (informal) used to indicate that one did not hear what was said.
i skapet
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) in the closet
jeg gossa meg
phrase: Jeg gossa meg
  1. (slang) Expression of gloat over someone else's misfortune.
    • Jeg gossa meg!
The expression stems from the 1970s and youth culture in and around Oslo, Norway. The word gossa (past of å gosse) is only known to have occurred in this phrase. Synonyms: Det golla meg rått
juksepave etymology From jukse + pave.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (derogatory) cheater
jævla etymology {{rfe}} pronunciation {{rfp}}
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) bloody, fucking (intensifier)
kis pronunciation
  • /kiːs/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) guy, dude
kjerring pronunciation
  • /çærɪŋ/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. old woman
  2. wife
  3. (slang) girl, lady
  4. (slang) shrew, hag
kleptopølser etymology klepto- from kleptoman + pølser
noun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial, humorous, anatomy, plurale tantum) fingers
konge etymology From Old Norse konungr and kongr, from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz.
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang) fantastic, great Helt konge!
(That's) brilliant!
noun: {{head}}
  1. king
    1. a male monarch
    2. a playing piece in chess
    3. a playing card with the image of a king on it
related terms:
  • kong
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) chick, girl, slut
laiv etymology From the direct Norwegian phonemical transcription of the English word live, as in live action role-playing ("LARP"). pronunciation
  • /lɑjʋ/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{no-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) The Norwegian equivalent of LARP. Signifies the particular Norwegian LARP-tradition.
larka etymology From Urdu لڑکا 〈lڑḵạ〉.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) boy
related terms:
  • larki
larki etymology From Urdu لڑکی 〈lڑḵy̰〉.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) girl
related terms:
  • larka
noun: {{head}}
  1. (obsolete, vulgar) homeless; bum
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang) no, not
  2. (slang) bad, ugly
morra di
interjection: morra di
  1. (slang) your mom, your mother, your mum, yo momma
nabb Alternative forms: noob, n00b
noun: {{head}}
  1. (leet, pejorative) newbie, noob
neger etymology From French nègre, from Spanish negro, from Latin niger.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (sometimes, derogatory and offensive) negro
nigger {{wikipedia}} etymology From English nigger
noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar, offensive) nigger
Synonyms: svarting
noob Alternative forms: n00b, nabb, nub
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang, Internet) noob
numeral: {{head}}
  1. (cardinal) zero
noun: {{head}}
  1. zero numeric symbol of zero
  2. zero derogatory about a person
proper noun: {{head}}
  1. Pakistan
related terms:
  • pakistaner, pakkis (offensive)
  • pakistansk
noun: {{head}}
  1. Sami; member of the Sami people
Synonyms: lapp (derogatory)
related terms:
  • samisk
etymology 1 From Old Norse slangi.
noun: {{head}}
  1. a snake
  2. a hose, a tube
etymology 2
verb: {{head}}
  1. to move like a snake
etymology 1
noun: {{head}} {{g}}
  1. singular definite of slang
etymology 2
noun: {{head}} {{g}}
  1. singular definite of slange
noun: {{no-noun}}
  1. scraper (kitchen utensil)
  2. (childish, anatomy) lickpot
noun: {{head}}
  1. (slang) chick, girl
noun: {{head}}
  1. stovepipe
  2. (vulgar) nigger (dark-skinned person)
stein etymology From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz. pronunciation
  • /staɪn/ {{rhymes}}
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang) stoned, under the influence of cannabis
noun: {{head}}
  1. stone
Alternative forms: {{l-nb}}
ståpikk etymology From stå ‘stand’ + pikk ‘prick’.
noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) erection
  1. (slang) crazy, wild.

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