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Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒbʃʌɪt

Definition of gobshite in English:


vulgar slang , chiefly Irish
A stupid, foolish, or incompetent person: he’d have looked like a right gobshite bringing the lawnmower for a walk around a baldy garden

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