brassic

Scottish Vernacular Dictionary
to be without money...

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  • brassic — UK / US or boracic UK [bəˈræsɪk] / US adjective British informal someone who is brassic does not have any money I m so brassic that I ve been eating breakfast cereal for meals …   English dictionary

  • brassic — To be without money, or at least cash. No idea about the origin, would love to know though. Can t down go the pub tonight lads, I m brassic …   Dictionary of american slang

  • brassic — adjective /ˈbræsɪk/ a) Of or relating to brassicas. b) Variant spelling of boracic (in the sense of penniless ) …   Wiktionary

  • brassic — adj British penniless, broke. The word is a shorten ing of the rhyming slang boracic lint : skint. A genuine example of London working class argot, this term was adopted into raffish speech in general from the early 1970s. (Boracic is an older… …   Contemporary slang

  • brassic — «a (L). Cabbage …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • brassic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • boracic, brassic(k) — adj British penniless, broke. The word is a shorten ing of the rhyming slang boracic lint : skint. A genuine example of London working class argot, this term was adopted into raffish speech in general from the early 1970s. (Boracic is an older… …   Contemporary slang

  • boracic — brassic UK / US or boracic UK [bəˈræsɪk] / US adjective British informal someone who is brassic does not have any money I m so brassic that I ve been eating breakfast cereal for meals …   English dictionary

  • Cut La Roc — in 2007 Background information Birth name Lee Potter Born January 1972 in Brighton …   Wikipedia

  • Anthomyia brassicae — Cabbage Cab bage (k[a^]b b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F. cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa cape. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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