trouble and strife

trouble and strife
Meaning
Wife.
Origin
Cockney rhyming slang.

Meaning and origin of phrases. 2013.

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  • trouble and strife — I Australian Slang the wife II Cockney Rhyming Slang Wife I m taking my trouble dancing tonight …   English dialects glossary

  • trouble (and strife) — n British a wife. A piece of cockney rhyming slang which is still in (mainly jocular, ironic or self conscious) use; it is now generally shortened simply to trouble by Londoners …   Contemporary slang

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  • trouble and strife — noun Wife …   Wiktionary

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