how's your father


how's your father
   casual copulation or its outcome
   A male usage, perhaps from an opening conversational gambit. Where copulation is meant, usually in the phrase, a bit of how's your father. Less often of unplanned pregnancy:
    The girl was in the club, knocked up, a bun in the oven — 'ow's yer father. (Lyall, 1982)

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  • how's your father — ► how s your father Brit. informal sexual intercourse. Main Entry: ↑father …   English terms dictionary

  • how's your father — (facetious) 1. Amorous frolicking 2. Sexual intercourse 3. Nonsense, foolish activity • • • Main Entry: ↑how …   Useful english dictionary

  • how's your father — Noun. Sexual intercourse. E.g. I wouldn t go in the front room at the moment, I suspect your brother s having a bit of how s your father with his new girlfriend …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • How's your father? — This is a very old term for sex which plays on our apparent British sensitivity. Rather than saying the actual sex word you could refer to having a bit of How s your Father, instead nudge, nudge, wink, wink. The sort of old fashioned saying… …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • how's your father — noun Sexual intercourse I popped round Marys for a bit of hows your father …   Wiktionary

  • how's your father — • a euphemism for sex. The sort of phrase used in a carry on movie. Pron. aa s yer farva . e.g.. I think there upstairs having a bit of how s your farther ! …   Londonisms dictionary

  • how's your father? — Cockney Rhyming Slang Lather …   English dialects glossary

  • how's your father Brit. — how s your father Brit. informal a euphemistic way of referring to sexual intercourse. → father …   English new terms dictionary

  • (a) bit of how's your father — British & Australian, humorous sexual activity. Apparently he came home and discovered them having a bit of how s your father in the kitchen …   New idioms dictionary

  • A bit of how's your father — sexual intercourse …   Dictionary of Australian slang


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