Raspberry tart

Raspberry tart
fart (rhyming slang)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • raspberry tart — I Australian Slang fart (rhyming slang) II Cockney Rhyming Slang Fart He blew a raspberry. III Everyday English Slang in Ireland heart …   English dialects glossary

  • raspberry tart — noun A fart …   Wiktionary

  • raspberry tart — Meaning Fart. Origin Cockney rhyming slang …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • raspberry tart — /razbri ˈtat/ (say rahzbree taht) noun Colloquial a fart. {rhyming slang} …  

  • (to blow a) raspberry (tart) — • to blow a raspberry comes from the Rhyming Slang raspberry tart meaning fart . Always used in it s short form …   Londonisms dictionary

  • raspberry — 1620s, earlier raspis berry (1540s), possibly from raspise a sweet rose colored wine (mid 15c.), from Anglo L. vinum raspeys, origin uncertain, as is the connection between this and O.Fr. raspe, M.L. raspecia, raspeium, also meaning raspberry.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • raspberry — ► NOUN 1) an edible soft fruit related to the blackberry, consisting of a cluster of reddish pink drupels. 2) informal a sound made with the tongue and lips, expressing derision or contempt. [ORIGIN: from raspberry tart, rhyming slang for… …   English terms dictionary

  • raspberry — [raz′ber΄ē, raz′bər ē] n. pl. raspberries [earlier raspis berry < rasp, raspis, raspberry (prob. same word as ME raspis, kind of wine) + BERRY] 1. the small, juicy, edible, aggregate fruit of various brambles (genus Rubus) of the rose family,… …   English World dictionary

  • raspberry — /raz ber ee, beuh ree, rahz /, n., pl. raspberries. 1. the fruit of any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Rubus, of the rose family, consisting of small and juicy red, black, or pale yellow drupelets forming a detachable cap about a convex …   Universalium

  • raspberry — rasp|ber|ry [ˈra:zbəri US ˈræzberi] n plural raspberries [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: rasp raspberry (16 20 centuries) + berry;] [Sense: 2; Origin: raspberry tart = fart] 1.) a soft sweet red berry, or the bush that this berry grows on ▪ a bowl of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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