gobshite


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gob·shite

 (gŏb′shīt′)
n. Chiefly British Slang
A person regarded as mean or contemptible.

[Perhaps ultimately from obsolete gobshite, wad of expectorated chewing tobacco or tobacco juice : gob + shite.]

gobshite

(ˈɡɒbˌʃaɪt)
n
slang a stupid person
[C20: from gob3 + shite excrement; see shit]
Translations

gobshite

[ˈgɒbʃaɪt] N (= idiot) → chulo/a m/f de mierda
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The stupid gobshite responds by telling me that was "very, very sweet of me".
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The Frenchman is dodging his annual grilling from Arsenal shareholders - taking his lead from majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, a man who makes Roman Abramovich sound like a proper gobshite.
I suppose you can't blame them, they see every other gobshite jumping on the social bandwagon so why shouldn't they.