the anus. From the rhyming slang 'Khy-ber Pass': arse. This London working-class expression was used in TV come-dies of the late 1960s, trading on the fact that most viewers were only vaguely aware of its vulgar provenance. The word appeared in working-class speech after the Khyber Pass was introduced into the public perception by the Afghan wars of the later 19th century. a kick up the Khyber

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Khyber — /ˈkaɪbə/ (say kuybuh) noun Colloquial arse. {rhyming slang, Khyber Pass arse} …   Australian English dictionary

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