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The A to Z of Northern slang: A is for 'angin

Written by
Ian Jones
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Welcome to the start of a new series, The A to Z of Northern slang, in which we'll be adding a new letter each weekday. And what better place to start than with the letter A?

'Angin

adjective \ˈaŋ-gin\ 

Definition:
1. A sick feeling that comes after consuming too much alcohol or food at an earlier time.
2. Something so unpleasant to see, smell or taste that you feel slightly sick.

Usage: "I can't eat this. I've had six Vimto milkshakes and I feel 'angin."

Synonyms: rough, minging, gross

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