“Crazytown tastic! ... andy: all i can find for the word chancer is a scheming individual. no french translation. they must b mad! ...”
“Did you see the one where, James I think from the first series looked a cert for the final and then turned out that he was 'chancer' and could not stick at anything.”
“As, under Blair's premiership, the UK has been reduced to the role of being an international 'chancer', our best strategy is probably to smile, back off and try to sell him a football club, a swanky townhouse or some hedge fund bonds.”
“I still think this latter case is beyond what was envisaged and could be considered to be "chancer" behaviour - what Ashcroft/Flying Lion is doing is far more like giving cash, and the costs are disproportionate.”
“The families of two of serial killer Peter Tobin's victims have branded him a "chancer" after he missed another court appearance through illness.”
“Mr Callely, who was banned from the Seanad for 20 days without pay for deliberately misrepresenting his normal place of residence to claim travel expenses, claimed he had been painted as a "chancer" and "a rogue" and "thoroughly despicable".”
“These included such horrific insults as 'chancer', 'communist', 'corner boy' and 'yahoo'.”
“In previous times he would have been called a wide boy, a chancer.”
“I love the description “a wide boy, a chancer” because I have absolutely no idea what those expressions mean, and yet somehow they fit!”
“But although I've long reckoned him to be a grade 1 careerist and a bit of a chancer, I've always strangely liked him, can appreciate his strengths, certainly his hard work, and at times his sheer balls when defending the indefensible.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘chancer’.
According to the Irish Times, the Irish Independent, and other media, these words have been deemed "unparliamentary."
Well-known phrases in Irish English that aren't understood in American English.
Mostly, the cant words come from my reprint of Francis Grose's 1785 dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', while the more modern slang has been found at various online sources, e.g. this online diction...
Mostly but not limited to slang and some cockney guffy wibble
Words I disovered in Anonymous's "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight."
Looking for tweets for chancer.