boat race
• Rhyming Slang for 'face'. eg "She looks awright from behind, but you wanna see the boat mate".

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Boat Race — Boat Race, the a rowing race on the River Thames in Britain, held every year between teams from Oxford University and Cambridge University …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Boat Race — Das Boat Race auf der Themse ist eine berühmte Ruderregatta zwischen den beiden renommiertesten englischen Universitäten Oxford und Cambridge. Sie wird jährlich im März oder April von den beiden Achtern der Universitäten ausgetragen. Im Ziel nach …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • boat race — noun a race between people rowing or driving boats • Hypernyms: ↑race • Hyponyms: ↑sailing race, ↑yacht race * * * boat race noun 1. A race between rowing boats 2. (with the and caps) the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boat-Race — Das Boat Race auf der Themse ist eine berühmte Ruderregatta zwischen den beiden renommiertesten englischen Universitäten, Oxford und Cambridge. Sie wird jährlich im März oder April von den beiden Achtern der Universitäten ausgetragen. im Ziel… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • boat race — n. race between people who are rowing or driving boats; annual rowing race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities on the Thames River (each University represented by a crew of eight on one boat) v. participate in a boat race …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boat race — n British the face. A piece of London rhyming slang which is still heard in both the shortened and full form. (The Oxford and Cambridge boat race provided an annual excursion for many East End ers.) ► Nice legs, shame about the boat race. (Sexist …   Contemporary slang

  • boat-race — verb participate in a boat race • Hypernyms: ↑race, ↑run • Entailment: ↑boat • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boat Race — a race that takes place each year on the River Thames in west London, England, between rowing teams from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Unlike other sports contests between the two universities, it is seen as a national event and is… …   Universalium

  • boat-race — valčių lenktynės statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Antikos sporto šaka, kurią išsamiai aprašė romėnų poetas Vergilijus (Publius Vergilius Maro, 70–19 m. pr. Kr.). Valčių lenktynes labai mėgo Atėnų jaunimas. Lenktyniauta… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • boat race — I Cockney Rhyming Slang Face Nice legs, shame about the boat. Also a good song by The Monks. II Everyday English Slang in Ireland face …   English dialects glossary

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