batty boy


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batty boy

or

batty man

n
chiefly slang offensive Brit a male homosexual
[C20: from Caribbean slang batty bottom, buttocks]
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When approached by the ASA, she offered to change the wording to "BMW batty boy", but was told it was "equally offensive for the same reason".
"We acknowledged Ling's Cars suggested change of wording to 'BMW batty boy', but considered that was not significantly different to the original term and was equally offensive for the same reason."
The expression "batty boy" is a derogatory Jamaican term for a homosexual.
They challenged him and started shouting anti-gay epithets such as "batty boy".
"It was mainly young guys shouting out 'batty boy' and things like that "It was nothing I hadn't heard before and I dealt with it in the way I would on the street.
"The bloke was shouting, 'Don't talk to him, he is a batty boy.' (offensive Jamaican term for a homosexual).
I couldn't help but be a little disturbed by this batty boy. What was he playing at?
One guy who was Jamaican called me a batty boy." (Sway later got flak for his on air behavior and, says Williams, almost got fired from Hot 97.) Williams--whose credits include Martin Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead and lead roles in episodes of Law & Order and The Sopranos--remains philosophical about the response to his character.
The star of the show had been a Batty boy - young Jonathan scored 84 not out and took three catches.
Why didn't they just call it "Sir Cliff Richard - Batty Boy or What?".