Ragin': Very angry, irate, in a foul temper. From:
Rake: To joke (Ach, sure I'm only rakin') From: Kirsty
Rake: A lot - 'I had a wile rake uh spuds the night'
Raker: dissolute person, lacking moral restraint;
person indulging in sensual pleasures or vices; a waster. for example,
"He's a real raker!" From: Brian Lyness
Rakin': mucking about, fooling around 'stop rakin'
about ya tube' From Mark
Rare: odd. From Brian
Rare: Raise (as in children).
'He's an ill-rared glipe, so he is.'
Rare (rear) up: "He rared up on us when he heard
what happened." Display anger, as in 'eat the face off" From:
Rared on herrin's eyes - A person who's always hungry.
Rattle: a prolonged drinking bout. 'He's been on the
rattle since he won at the ponies'. From Kieran Kerr
Raver: Mate / Friend. From Jo
Readies. Money, ah can't go, ah havent the readies.
From: John Maze
Recht - right as in OK also right as opposed to left.
Redd: Clear, tidy.
'Ah'm away til redd up the kitchen then ah'll redd out the garage.'
By extension, to use a laxative: 'I need a good reddin' out, so ah do.'
Redner: Blush - 'He tuk a redner'. From:
Reekin - "Yer man's reekin" as in, "that
man has a bad smell". From Tim Watt
'Ah'll just give the delph a wee rench.'
Rickle - To stack turf to dry (also noun) From: Brian
Dominic Campbell adds: Rickle is also used for people who are severely
underweight. "He's badly failed now, just a rickle o'bones"
'He let out a rift that rattled the windies.'
Rigout: your attire. ie "a jeez martin, thons
a quare fancy rigout on ye". From: uubrey
Right: Adds emphasis to what you're saying.
'That's a right oul banger he's bought.'
'He made a right eejit of himself last night.'
Rightly: Intoxicated, merry.
Rip the back off: To engage in insulting, defamatory
criticism of an individual. From: Sally Kelly
Rippin' : Furious, Mad. eg: "Yer da'll be rippin'
when he hears what ye've done" From Dominic Campbell
Road: meaning way, path. "Get out of my road,
wud ye?" or "What road are you going anyway?" From: Dominic
Roasted: very hot , as in "I'm clean roasted"
From: Ken Kissick
Rockpiler - Rottweiler (overheard on a Citybus - wasn't
it tarrible what thon rockpiler did to that wee chile's face?) From
Rubbered: Drunk, inebriated. From: Sally Kelly
Ruction: An altercation, noisy scene or drama. From:
Ructions meaning trouble. 'There will be ructions when
your morr finds out.' From: Des
Rumbly: Sly, disreputable, of questionable character/morals.
From: Sally Kelly
Runion: Scrap of clothing/rag "He had not a runion
on him!". From: Sally Kelly
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