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Kecks: Trousers. From: Belfast

 

Keek: Faeces.
'Mind out for the dog keek.'

'Afeard? Ah was keekin' meself, so ah was.' (see below for additional definitions)
Keek - a sly or furtive look 'She keeked out from behind the curtains' From: Eleanor Ebrahim
Keek - kick (Strabane only) From: Chris Haggan

 

Keep 'er lit: Refers to accelerating hard whilst driving a car or motorbike. From George Sproule

 


Keep goin - tease. As in "A'm oany keepin ye goin!" Stephen Hewitt

 

Keep dick: Watch out for authorities while others get up to badness. From Brian

 

Kep - pronounced like kept with a silent t, to herd cattle from field to field along a road or lane. "M'ere gimmie a hand to the kep these cows" From Marty

 

Klipe clash: a telltale - phrase used in North Antrim. From m cochrane

 

Kibble: to do odds and ends of work without as real goal - "He spends his time kibbling about". From anon

 

Kin'lin': Small, fine, dry sticks for lighting the fire



Kitter-handed: Lefthanded

Kittled -a cat producing young as in 'Our cat kittled last night and has three kittlings'. From: Eleanor Ebrahim

Kitterdee; describes someone acting the 'eejit' 'He's an oul kitterdee gettin' on like that'. From Anon, Lurgan

 

Kittery - a fool. Same as kitterdee and also from Lurgan! From Stephen Hewitt

 

Knackered: Very tired, exhausted, fatigued


Krib
: The kerb


Kribpath: footpath/pavement



Kribby: A game throwing a football from one side of the street to try and bounce it off the edge of the krib. From Michael Murphy

 


 

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