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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gob ‎(mouth) +‎ shite ‎(excrement).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gobshite ‎(plural gobshites)

  1. (Ireland, Britain, slang, moderately offensive) One who engages in nonsensical chatter or unwanted conversation.
    What's that gobshite talking about now?
  2. (Ireland, Britain, slang, moderately offensive) A person of very poor judgment and unpleasant character.

Usage notesEdit

  • The collective expression shower of gobshites ("group of idiots") is quite common in Ireland.

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