effing and blinding

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
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Because if effing and blinding built muscle power, I swear I'd be the world's strongest woman.
She's like a daft old granny who starts effing and blinding at the dinner table after one too many sherries.
And now research has con-firmed what we all already knew - a little effing and blinding does you good.
In return Alfi gave him a load of effing and blinding.
People are objecting to this as a sexist term; yet I hear no objections to the effing and blinding spoken in public by every age, social class, and culture in Cardiff.
In fact, they should just wrap them up in cotton wool and shield them from the world, because people are effing and blinding everywhere you go.
I was effing and blinding and realised everyone was watching.
He said that "if Christianity is going to be taken seriously, it needs to get streetwise and start effing and blinding in an effort to lead from the front.
I think a lot of it starts at home as I often hear young girls pushing prams and effing and blinding in front of the kids.
The hoodies I spoke to thought I was a toffee-nosed git and were effing and blinding.
I don't advocate effing and blinding - unless you're in labour - but sometimes when you've been cut up on the motorway, you've burned the tea and the gas bill's just arrived only a bout of good old fashioned Anglo Sas xon will do.
THE fans are up in arms, the club is up for sale and the interim manager has taken to effing and blinding at the press.
The effing and blinding are enough to make any self-respecting elf blush as red as Rudolf the reindeer's nose as warehouse man Gary, his friend Simon and hooker Cherry decide what to do.
When Angus Deayton conducted the celebrities' exit interviews, they were all effing and blinding reflexively as if they had forgotten how not to swear.
Ramsay, who is famed for effing and blinding on his TV shows, is planning to open the chippy at The Linq casino on the Strip.