Ambridge Reporter Shorter English Dictionary


#161

Sudoku: a bovine impersonator, esp. in Scotland


#162

Maastricht Disciplinarian mother
Rotterdam Very nasty mother


#163

Amsterdam: “Your father was [probably] a hamster” too.


#164

Kilheffernan To slaughter a calf’s mother
Kilmacow An abattoir
Killinaspick Death by jelly


#165

Harpic: tool for cleaning bits of canapé out of a harp


#166

Phallocracy Government by pricks


#167

Spheroid: S’quite like a real fear, but made up


#168

Shellac: what an ear is, particularly when listening to one’s collection of 78s

Scrimshaw: 'Appen th’art right, lad: that is one of young Atkinson’s


#169

Balloon an insane bear
Lavish like a toilet (as in “The bedrooms were lavish…”)


#170

Tirade - Smash & grab from Tie Tack

Regiment - Jack McVitie identifying the wrong Kray twin.

Pointless - A broken pencil


#171

Cross-dressing result of unscheduled ringing of doorbell


#172

abattoir material for restringing tennis racquets
concur a recidivist dog
customize bespoke narcotics
semaphore two
semantics misbehaviour by naval personnel
sycophant a malingering pachyderm


#173

Fortify: to smite someone with middle age


#174

extrovert excessively green


#175

Pretend - To pay in advance

Prequel - Before, before pen & ink

Present - … oh, you get the picture.


#176

Co-operate - two surgeons
Correspond - two replies
Conker - a nose surgeon


#177

decagon TripAdvisor review posted from Titanic


#178

Diadem: ‘They are a bit crap, really.’ Truth, dat.


#179

Espuma: ‘No, ees just large domestic cat’.

Between the rewilding bollocks and Masterchef, I think I am losing the last vestiges of my mind.