4. so guess people of that generation would not want to be called Newfie for this reason. Meaning: it’s very foggy out today. I forgot to add scoff to the list. Landfill definition, a low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil. Is that alright?” “Yes, best kind.”. cobby house witch Was usually a little shack we had built. One that we used a lot when I was growing up in St. John’s was “dout your fag” which translates to “put out your cigarette”. Dunch: My mother taught me the first one (heavy/doughy dumplings), my father the second one! fill a glass with milk; filled the tub with water. To put something into to capacity or to a desired level: fill a glass with milk; filled the tub with water. I grew up in NL, but ‘out around da bay’. fill in phrase. Stuffed to the gills!”. Words with specific British English meanings that have different meanings in American and/or additional meanings common to both languages (e.g. I don’t have the accent – I prefer to call mine “Generic Maritime” – but I’ve picked up a lot of Newfoundland sayings and slang from my parents and my almost dozen years of living in St. John’s. Other than that, you’re actually not saying what you think you’re saying. […] A CFA’s Guide to Newfoundland Sayings […], I am from Labrador and there are still some words that baffle me. Could that be the same or similar as yangy? What does fill in expression mean? My mother would often say: I’ve got some fisik (don’t know how it would be spelled) meaning having a bad cold. Fill in definition: If you fill in a form or other document requesting information, you write information in... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples Travelling across the country for work over the years I have had many experiences where it was used to put us Newfoundlanders in our place. I’m poisoned … meaning I am angry at you or about something, I’m rotted has same meaning. Ooh! Some people, like my Dad, embrace the term and that’s cool. I guess it migrated for the ship to shore as it is quite common in my circle. CFA stands for Come From Away and it refers to all non-Newfoundlanders. This one all turned out, like he’s royalty’. We use “the once” to mean right away, soon. Used in a sentence. Congratulate me! I had to translate for our foreign doctors on more than one occasion. I couldn’t possibly eat any more.”, Example: “Get out of here you little sleeveen. Who are your parents? Damper comes from the historic “5 parts of da stove” Meaning of fill in the blank. See more. The wood stove can be stogged too. Special cobbies like teapots were prized and we often traded our best cobbies with each other. ;). Good day, now. BUT….why is it wrong to call us Newfies?? The first term dates from the mid-1800s; the others from the first half of the 1900s. Cause she is constipated! *and I cannot tell you the meaning of that because we are from two different places, I'm sure lol. We played house with them until the boys would come and break them to make us mad. How’re you doing? What does Fill Me In expression mean? A note about the word ‘Newfie’. hope you enjoyed this and if your a mainlander please please please practice this a lot before you try to say these back to a real newfie as the might look at you like your snapped right off by. He returns home a few times a year and is always full of the phrases when he returns. Best years of my life . I could use one of dem der new thingamajiggers Devon. Example: “George Street is full of CFAs tonight.”. “Scoff” here also means a big feed, typically jigs dinner but could be any large meal. From African-American Vernacular English. Half-way between "want to" and "about to". :P, I’m originally from Rushoon out on the burin peninsula. I've been away – can you fill me in on what has happened? Missing also, many if our lovely, unique phrases. Notes: 'to' often reduced further to 'a' as in "I'm feelin' 'a go". (Totally against ‘Newfie’ moniker as well), I think the word is actually spelled “clew” and “to clew up” is actually a term for furling a sail. The phrase is quite popular and has been used in several situations and contexts from foods to drinks to emotions and so on. “Scoff – in Oz it means to eat everything too quickly as in “I scoffed it down and am now as full as a goog” (Australian for egg). That’ s a skint gert house there! Young crowd don’t seem to mind as they don’t have the same memories / connotations. Can’t wait to get a feed!”. “Sook” is another great one. Eh B’y can also be used in reverse as in I am seeking your agreement to what I’m saying, eh B’y? The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slangit team. Definition of fill in in the Idioms Dictionary. The weekly newsletter is intended to fill in everyone about company policy, but no one reads it. Exclam. What about “oh what a sin” or “that’s a sin” meaning I feel bad that unfortunate occurance happened to that person!! The travel bug has only hit me hard in recent years but I'm attempting to make the most of it while still working 9-5. I love Nfldrs! As I said, it alls depends on who’s saying it and in what context, but you’ll never offend by asking “Are you from Newfoundland?” or “Are you a Newfoundlander?” instead. I always did even though I hardly knew anyone from there. There’s no Upper Canada equivalent as far as I know. Fill someone in on definition: to provide someone with additional facts , details , etc. Fans are filling the stadium. WHO YA LONGS TO? “gurnsey”, meaning a tightly woven wool sweater. In alberta they say “suck” for sook. The saying I liked was….stay where you’re at and I”ll come where you’re to. filth : Noun. As a kid, I personally was on the receiving end of Newfie jokes when ppl out west found out where I was from. We love them. “Out ‘gin door”, meaning outside and “sing out”, meaning yell ex: If someone calls for me sing out, I’ll be out ‘gin door chopping wood. is that true. Where are you from? similar to the Canadian “eh?” We throw it in to make sure that you’re paying attention. I’ve definitely heard my dad use “tough as a gad” when referring to overcooked steak. here are a few more many may not heard before. Gommel: I don’t know whether this has any other meaning other than “idiot”…used by my Mother if we did something stupid… “can’t believe ya did that…ya gommel!”. Chinched/Stogged: filling in a seam (between planks of wood) or stuffing/sealing up a hole….also used in this fashion: “I’m chinched! Perhaps stuck through generations. MEANING WHO DO YOU BELONG TO? It was quite an eye opener! Loves it. Found this page while googling “meme for crooked as sin” Lol But idk, maybe thats just us Glovertown-Gander peeps. When I asked what it mean he would say use your legs and walk. “a type of language that consists of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than writing, and are typically restricted to a particular context or group of people.”. Hi, loved your story. feel: auxiliary verb. Wound up definition: If someone is wound up , they are very tense and nervous or angry . Learn more. Can’t forget “satched,” “sook,” and “what a sin!” Usually, ‘this one’ is used appreciatively and with a bit of amazement, like you don’t quite know the person next to you (who you’ve probably known forever – hello, it’s Newfoundland). Great word! we sometimes use this word instead of ‘have’ to mean in the past. Being a Navy man, I have borrowed some nautical phrase. All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only. Vrb phrs. For too long it’s been associated with “goofy newfie” as a way for mainlanders to belittle us. Pussle as we would use it means to drink something really fast. I use the word “some” in so much of my every day language, it confuses a lot of people. We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. Another word for fill someone in. Literally balls in Italian, and translated word for word as, “What balls!” it’s the short and sweet equivalent to “What a pain in the ass!” Tack it onto the end of any annoying activity for added emphasis: “We have to climb all those stairs? The term “Newf” offends me even more & I don;t like it from anyone. The word “subscribed” is simply an old-fashioned legal term meaning “signed.” my friend quickly filled me in on the portion of the movie that I had missed. haha hmmm maybe I am missing Newfoundland after moving away. “chinched to the gunnels” meaning full, or cannot fit anymore there. means to fill the wood stove to capacity with wood…. Something can be startless which means there is nothing else quite like it!! by Rob LeDrew I need to know am I spelling it right- bide-, Probably my favourite is ‘dead soak’, possibly ‘dead soke’. As much as I understand why people are offended, whenever I personally said Newfies, my context was out of love for you and your culture ♥️ Here are some of my faves: * tanks b’y – thank you Loved reading through this post. A course of action or combination of words used by a victim of an awkward situation, used to lessen the awkwardness, but in the long run, increasing the depth of awkwardness. Growing up in SJ, Newfie was considered 100% derogatory & never used. I’m originally from Twillingate and we have some of our own slangs!! I too was totally amazed to discover that people thought the term strange. I don’t know how many arguments I’ve gotten into over that. What about the CBFAs? Bad English on my part but my first language is Newfienese. And the classic I thought I saw my friend the other day from behind, so I slapped his head. It adds emphasis to a phrase. As an Aussie currently wandering around Newfoundland I love this as there are a surprising number of common/similar terms which are probably indicative of our common Irish/Scottish/Cockney backgrounds. Ex. I’m not sure of the spelling of “dout”. “Ayse right, oilskins tight, arseholes to the mast!” We even have our own dictionary! In popular music, a fill is a short musical passage, riff, or rhythmic sound which helps to sustain the listener's attention during a break between the phrases of a melody. Yeah. yes my father would say the same. I still have my closest girlfriend and talk frequently. It’s starting to rain. Yaney- it means disagreeable, said to me by my babysitter ,” Your children were right yaney today”. Arse – same as in Oz. Sorry Mainlanders , I’ll give the baby the pacifier or soother ….lol, Living near Bonavista when I first heardthw word Startless I thought it was so funny. I have been married to a Newfoundlander for 20+ years. How about “snarl”, meaning tangled, mess? You’re going to start a row. I grew up in the centre city and we always used the term goulos while playing tag or any other game. And I will count myself as one who’s on the young side but doesn’t like Newfie used by CFAs. I’m a Nfldr in my 30s. More power to you. Lee Bromley says: May 26th, 2015 at 10:30 am . Have you heard any others that stood out to you as being particularly Newfoundland? feel up: [verb - transitive] to feel another person's body, in a sexual way, with one's hands. I could go on for days! JUST LOVE IT AND THE CFAB MUST THINK THIS IS HILARIOUS! I dies at you … meaning you make me laugh/happy. I know what you mean. Ass – it just sounds nicer when we say it. Also see fill out. My husband often says “you poor old trout.” We live in Indiana. Interesting! It wasn’t till I moved back to ON that I learned that I didn’t speak Ontarian anymore. “Long may your big jib draw”, a jib is a sail and to draw it up would help to make your ship go fast and finish your journey. First up, reading the title of this post, you’re probably thinking “What the hell’s a CFA?” In short, unless you’re from Newfoundland, it’s you. The police. * I about bust – I laughed really hard cung cấp cho ai đầy đủ chi tiết về cái gì. filly : Noun. Don’t use the term ‘Newfie’. I just used ‘slang’ in the dictionary definition sense. It comes from the Irish word for work. Wha! Loft papillon; Suite étoile; Tables d’hôtes; Promotions Fill-in definition is - someone or something that fills in. I’m in the middle, and for me it is greatly dependant on context and tone. I shit ya not” translation they have to be the best fish I have every had, with out a doubt and I am not lying to you. But you are going drinking…a lot. My mother described me as ‘looking like a streel’ for basically my entire childhood! “, ‘Greasy’ for slippery or icy, ‘a run’ for a ride (co-worker out west was really confused when I said I’d give him a run home), ‘sleeveen’ for a sneak or someone up to no good, ‘back o’ beyond’ for middle of nowhere…. “Slang” is a pejorative term, but, more to the point, it is linguistically inaccurate. What’s up? Bells will only be rung as a single strike, or a closely spaced double strike, with a maximum of eight bells (4 sets of 2). If you’re doing to a dinner and a dance it might be referred to as a “scoff ‘n a scuff”. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fill" and "in." Verb: to scoat…. Help yourself! Synonyms & Antonyms of fill in (Entry 2 of 2) 1 to give information to. There was a line-up to get in.”, Example: “I stepped on a spider and squat it.”, Example: “Buddy’s some stunned. Saturday, 10 November 2012 Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that while the ongoing Australia vs. South Africa Test series will be a 'ripper', there are still wide concerns about the batting order in the Aussie team. People or persons who have no meaning in this world, they have a boring personality, and they are rather dull. My mother would often say: I’ve got some fisik (don’t know how it would be spelled) meaning having a bad cold. Give me a break! Or a person can be startless…, Living near Bonavista when I first heard the word Startless I thought it was so funny. As a CFA, but living here for 30 some years, this is my take on the term. I’m roasted”, Yeah I feel like a gommel was a step up from saying you were a stund-arse. Squat means squished and squish means crooked and crooked means contrary. It’s some cold out, wha?” or “I’m after squatting my finger in the door” make perfect sense to me but left some of my fellow WITS attendees scratching their heads. I can’t see being anyone else. I am one of those who am deeply offended by the word. Being with him for the first 5 of those 7 years, I actually picked it up so well that people would ask me what part of Nfld I was from. That picture is some squish. If you wasn't rubbing all over her she could have told you to feel her up cause she wanted you to touch her. Aggressive, uneducated, unruly people usually associated with loitering and petty crimes. I don’t like the term Newfie. I guess that’s pretty similar to “Get out” when exclaiming disbelief. This slang expression means to get a promotion or a raise in salary. “What’s it giving out for?” refers to the weather forecast. … meaning I agree with you Vanessa. When asked to clue up, my colleagues insisted that they all understood the information and didn’t need to be brought up to speed. Definition of fill in the blank in the Definitions.net dictionary. 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