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  • adjective UK, army, slang Finished; gone; non-existent.
  • adjective UK, army, slang Dead.
  • noun UK, army, slang The end; enough,
  • verb UK, army, slang To finish; to put an end to; to kill.
  • interjection UK, army, slang There is no more.


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World War I British and ANZAC army slang, probably a corruption of French “il n′y a plus” (“there is no more”).



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  • A term for crazy apparently borrowed and corrupted into English from the French phrase "il n'y en a plus", "there is no more". By extension, from "gone" to "dead".

    November 21, 2010

  • My allergies make much taboo -

    No peanut nor even cashew.

    My diet from hell

    Bans fish in a shell

    And gluten of course is napoo.

    January 11, 2016

  • cf. napoo finny (il n'y en a plus - finis)

    January 12, 2016

  • Reminds me of the distinction in Pidgin between:

    I killim yu - I hit you


    I killim yu ded - I kill you

    January 12, 2016

  • How do you say "I hit/kill him"?

    January 14, 2016

  • With your lawyer present.

    January 15, 2016

  • badumpsh

    January 15, 2016