Meaning: a greeting, like “hello!”
Used in a sentence: “Ahoy buddy, how is your day?”
Meaning: to get someone’s attention, to point something out
Used in a sentence: “Avast! Look at that great happy hour special!”
Meaning: “yes,” a sign of agreement
Used in a sentence: “Aye! I understand!”
Meaning: a sign of disgust or anger
Used in a sentence: “Aaaarrrrgggghhhh that rude customer didn’t even leave a tip!”
5. Aye Aye!
Meaning: sign of agreement, usually in response to some sort of order
Used in a sentence: “Aye Aye boss, I’ll finish up this nap right away, sir!”
Meaning: an insult directed toward someone
Used in a sentence: “That bilge-sucking cashier wouldn’t honor my coupon!”
7. Blow me down
Meaning: an expression of shock or awe
Used in a sentence: “Blow me down, I actually had a good day at work today!”
Used in a sentence: “While on the beach the other day I found myself some booty.”
9. Cleave him to the brisket!
Meaning: to slash someone across the chest with a sword or sharp blade
Used in a sentence: “After seeing my BBF’s ex treat her that poorly I wanted to cleave him to the brisket!”
Meaning: to cheat someone
Used in a sentence: “After comparing my car insurance rates to my parent’s, there is no doubt that I am being hornswaggled.
11. Old Salt
Meaning: an experience sailor
Used in a sentence: “Don’t worry about Joe drinking too much at the bar, he’s an old salt!”
12. Scurvy Dog
Meaning: mild insult, oftentimes said with playful intentions
Used in a sentence: “You left the club with two boys last night?? You scurvy dog, you!”
Meaning: everything is under control and in order
Used in a sentence: “I know we are going out tonight, but this apartment has to be shipshape cuz my parents are visiting tomorrow!”
14. Son of a biscuit eater
Meaning: insult directed to someone you don’t like
Used in a sentence: “Alex still owes be three months of rent, he is a real son of a biscuit eater!”
15. Three sheets to the wind!
Meaning: someone who is v. drunk
Used in a sentence: “I tried to get Carly to stop buying drinks for people, but she was three sheets to the wind.”
16. Splice the mainbrace!
Meaning: to get a drink for your crew
Used in a sentence: “Everyone was over at my house for movie night and I spliced the mainbrace for them!”
Meaning: sign of agreement
Used in a sentence: “Yar, I would like to get some sleep tonight!”
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