Horlicks

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From William Horlick, founder. Term extended as euphemism for bollocks (mess).

Proper nounEdit

Horlicks

  1. (chiefly UK) a malted milk hot bedtime drink

NounEdit

Horlicks (plural Horlicks)

  1. (euphemistic, chiefly UK, slang) bollocks – a muddle, hash or balls-up

VerbEdit

Horlicks (third-person singular simple present Horlickses, present participle Horlicksing, simple past and past participle Horlicksed)

  1. (euphemistic, chiefly UK, slang) to make a hash (of something); to make a Horlicks of.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 26 August 2013, at 11:27