how's your father

how's your father

euphemism Sexual intercourse or activity. Usually preceded by "a bit of" or "a spot of." Jeremy snuck under the bleachers with his girlfriend to have a spot of how's your father, but ended up getting caught by the headmaster. It's well known that having kids is going to drastically reduce the how's your father in your relationship, but it's something many couples still struggle with.
See also: father

how's your father

sexual intercourse. British informal
A pre-World War I music-hall catchphrase, how's your father was earlier used to mean ‘nonsense’ before acquiring its present sexual sense. It is now used also to refer to a man's penis.
See also: father
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Another said: "Aye, if he actually gets that you're waiting on a wee bit of how's your father.
Had you been trying have a bit of how's your father with them, eh?
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However, in television drama, men continue to be characterised as stupid and bigoted, to such an extent that when the BBC takes the frankly brave step of screening something like Top Gear, it cops the flak from the killjoy brigade, who seem to live in fear of sliding back to an age where we dragged the wench back to the cave for a bit of how's your father at our convenience, all because a group of males are seen standing around enjoying the speed and lines of the latest Aston Martin.
There you are, recovering from an operation on your How's Your Father, and you're woken up by Michael Howard.
Mr Watling, a former comedy actor who featured in 1970s series How's Your Father and 1980s series Bread, was selected to represent the Conservatives after Mr Carswell quit the party and forced a by-election in a shock move last month, saying he had become disillusioned with Tory policies on Europe.
Channel 4 were going to host a live sex show where couples would disappear into a garden shed set up in the studio, have a bit of how's your father and then tell viewers all about it, I didn't believe it.
The flashing the flesh just demeans the poor girls and cheapens the whole place to a nudge nudge, wink wink and how's your father seventies sitcom.
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The programme is about four women who are available, if not single, for a bit of how's your father.
SINCE it's unlikely that countless thousands of Brits have become entranced overnight by the thespian qualities of pneumatically-lipped actress Billie Piper on ITV2 each Thursday, it's safe to say the nation is in search of a bit of knicker-lace, rumpypumpy and how's your father in Secret Diary Of A Call Girl.
IF A film has a lot of how's your father in and happens to be foreign - most especially French - then it's a sure-fire cert that the luvvies will label it a work of art.