gobshite

n
British
a contemptible person. A Liverpudlian and northern term of abuse which, since the 1960s, has spread to other areas of Britain including London. It usually indi-cates great distaste or contempt (gob refers to the mouth and shite to excre-ment; both are regional vulgarisms).

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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