iron (hoof)

• Rhyming Slang for 'poof' (homosexual). Sometimes also extended to "iron hoofter".

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • iron hoof — Cockney Rhyming Slang Poof (homosexual) He s a bit of an iron …   English dialects glossary

  • iron hoof — noun A poof (a male homosexual) …   Wiktionary

  • iron hoof — Meaning Poof (homosexual). Origin Cockney rhyming slang …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • iron hoof — n British a male homosexual. London rhyming slang for poof, the expression is an authentic cockney folk term which is still very much in currency …   Contemporary slang

  • iron — 1) n a pistol or revolver. A slang term of the 19th and early 20th centuries (short for the American shooting iron ) which sur vives in the pages of westerns and crime fiction. Iron was revived in the 1990s by members of US street gangs. 2) iron… …   Contemporary slang

  • iron —    1. a handgun    The metal is inexactly specified:     He punched Malvern with the muzzle of the gun... Keep your iron next to your own belly. (Chandler, 1939)    A steel was always a sword or bayonet.    2. a male homosexual    Rhyming slang… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • iron — Noun. A homosexual. Rhyming slang on iron hoof meaning  poof …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Iron in folklore — Iron has a long and varied tradition in the mythology and folklore of the world. As human blood smells of the iron which its cells contain, and blood in many traditions is equated with the life force, so iron and minerals have been considered to… …   Wikipedia

  • Iron in mythology — and folklore has a long and varied tradition throughout the world. As human blood smells of iron of which it is largely constituted, and blood in many traditions is equated with the life force, similarly iron and minerals have been attributed as… …   Wikipedia

  • hoof — n See iron …   Contemporary slang

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