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effing and blinding

Passionately and angrily using expletives. "Effing" is a euphemism for "fucking." Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Of course I was effing and blinding when I opened that bill—did you see how much they overcharged me?
See also: and, blind, effing

effing and blinding

Effing and blinding means using a lot of rude words. Denise spat at them, effing and blinding until she had used every single curse word invented.
See also: and, blind, effing

effing and blinding

using vulgar expletives; swearing.
Effing and blinding here stand for the initial letters of taboo or vulgar slang words.
See also: and, blind, effing

effing and ˈblinding

(British English, informal) using swear words (= rude and offensive words): There was a lot of effing and blinding going on.
See also: and, blind, effing

effing

and F-ing
mod. fucking. (Usually objectionable.) What an effing stupid idea! Who is that F-ing idiot.

effing around

and F-ing around
in. fucking around; messing around. (see also fuck around. Usually objectionable.) They were F-ing around with the switch and turned it on accidentally.
See also: around, effing
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And I said why don't you get off her effing back, get off my effing back and let me get on with our lives.
And I just effing said at the end of the day I met the woman for a couple of hours, thanks for your effing letter, I rang me effing dad and he said what's effing going on.
Gazza: "I've had the chairman everyone on my f***ing back and I can't see my f***ing son on Wednesday and it's his effing birthday.
The next thing I know I effing speak to her after the Chile game and the next thing I know she is threatening she will go to the effing papers.
Gazza: "No, I didn't say that, they said they had everything effing taped.
They can do what they want, I can't handle it, I've effing had enough.
Gazza; "As far as I'm concerned, I am not effing bothered.
Gazza: "Go and tell her to f*** herself and shove the effing bullet up her a***.
Gazza: "They can do what they want Irene, I'm not effing bothered.
Gazza: "As far as I'm concerned, I am not effing bothered.