pony and trap

• Rhyming Slang for 'crap'. You could say "I'm going for a pony" (going to the toilet) or that something is 'pony' (no good).

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  • pony and trap — Meaning Pony and trap = crap. Origin Cockney rhyming slang …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • pony and trap — Cockney Rhyming Slang Crap Ang on, mate. Just gotta ave a pony Or, another usage if something s a bit off (i.e.. not of good quality) That s a bit pony mate! …   English dialects glossary

  • trap — 1 noun (C) 1 FOR ANIMALS a piece of equipment for catching animals: a mouse caught in a trap | set a trap (=prepare it) see also: mousetrap 2 BAD SITUATION an unpleasant or difficult situation that is difficult to escape from: Amanda felt that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trap — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a an enclosure or device, often baited, for catching animals, usu. by affording a way in but not a way out. b a device with bait for killing vermin, esp. = MOUSETRAP. 2 a trick betraying a person into speech or an act (is this… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pony * — Noun. 1. Ј25 sterling. 2. Rubbish, nonsense. E.g. Our team are a load of old pony and don t deserve to be in the final. 3. An act of defecation. E.g. Can you wait for me? I need to have a pony. 4. A piece of excrement. * Versions 2, 3 and 4 are… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • pony — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ wild ▪ polo ▪ pit (BrE, historical) ▪ Pit ponies were used in most mines at the turn of the last century. VERB + PONY …   Collocations dictionary

  • pony — I. n 1. British the sum of £25 or, more recently, £25,000, in the jargon of the racetrack, underworld, market traders, etc. In its traditional sense the word was probably adopted to reflect the small size of a £25 bet 2. American a promiscuous… …   Contemporary slang

  • pony —    an act of defecation    Rhyming slang on pony and trap, a crap. Some figurative use:     The voice must have realized I was giving him a lot of old pony. (McNab, 1993 he was lying during interrogation by the Iraqis) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Trap — A trap is a device or tactic intended to harm, capture, detect, or inconvenience a human or animal intruder, or animal pest or game. Traps may be physical objects, such as cages or snares, or metaphorical concepts. Physical trapsExamples of… …   Wikipedia

  • trap — ► NOUN 1) a device or enclosure designed to catch and retain animals. 2) an unpleasant situation from which it is hard to escape. 3) a trick causing someone to act contrary to their interests or intentions. 4) a container or device used to… …   English terms dictionary

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