taters in the mould

taters in the mould
Cockney Rhyming Slang
Cold

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  • taters in the mould — adj British cold. This authentic cockney rhyming slang expression has survived in its shortened form to the present day. It is now common in respectable jocular speech and is usually thought by users to be merely a shortening of cold pota toes .… …   Contemporary slang

  • potatoes in the mould — Cockney Rhyming Slang Cold Cor, taters out there init? …   English dialects glossary

  • taters — Noun. Potatoes. A corruption of the word potatoes. Informal Adj. Cold. From the Cockney rhyming slang taters in the mould (potatoes in the mould). E.g. It s a bit taters in hear. Shall I light the fire? …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • taters — I. n 1. British potatoes. A short form most often heard in London and the south of England. 2. See do one s nut/block/crust/pieces/ taters 3. American the buttocks II. See: taters in the mould …   Contemporary slang

  • taters — • Rhyming Slang for potatoes in the mould meaning cold. The word taters is an abbreviation of potatoes …   Londonisms dictionary

  • taters — Meaning Cold potatoes in the mould. Origin Cockney rhyming slang …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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