‘Gutted’, ‘knackered’, ‘skint’ and ‘loaded’ – learn about this slang vocabulary with English In A Minute!

Slang words are words you should only use in an informal situation. Here are four examples…

gutted. This is an adjective and means very sad or disappointed.
I just failed my driving test for the fourth time! I’m gutted.

knackered. This is also an adjective and means really, really tired.
I went to a party last night and now I’m knackered!

skint. This means to have no money or very little money.
I can’t come out tonight, I’m skint.

loaded. If someone is loaded, they are very very rich.
I just won the lottery – I’m loaded!

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