If you grew up in Ireland or around Irish people you would undoubtedly have heard many of these Irish insults.
This list of Irish insults is actually on a small selection of the many… many phrases which seem to have no origin.
Feel free to add to this list in the comments.
Now lets begin this list of Irish Insults. If you would like to see the comments on my Facebook page click here and take a look.
Keep in the meaning is only a lighthearted translation. In fact, there iareactually multiple meanings to a lot of these expressions.
15 Irish Insults You Should Know:
|When the Irish say…..||They Mean|
|Ya Dope||You’re an idiot|
|Ya Ape||You’re an idiot|
|Your an eejit||Your an idiot|
|feckin’ eejit||Emphasis on idiot|
|Your a Spanner||Comparing you to a blunt object|
|Ya Muppet||You are foolish|
|Gobshite||Variation of Eejit. See Eejit|
|Plank||As thick as a piece of wood(thick head)|
|Langer||Not used as much anymore, Cork term for a foolish person.|
|Geebag||An unpleasant or foolish person|
|It’s shīte||Emphasis on the “H”. Meaning it is Shit|
|Stop acting the maggot||Stop trying to cause trouble for no reason|
|Your some Lickarse||Often heard in school meaning trying to be a teacher’s pet|
|He’s a bollix||He is an unpleasant person that’s hard to get along with, often male|
|Your some fecker||Gets away with everything|
What is your favourite Irish insult from above?
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I also made a few spelling mistakes on the Facebook post. But the corrected image of Irish insults is below:
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