Cockney Rhyming Slang London's Famous Secret Language Logo

Bows and Arrows

Bows and Arrows is Cockney slang for Farahs (trousers).

"Put on me bows and arrers"

Credit: contributed by Joe Deloach on 14-Dec-2001.


Ratings for Bows and Arrows

This slang has been rated:

Classic 16 times. Modern 8 times. Mockney 50 times.

Rate Bows and Arrows



Comments and queries


Cockney Twitter

We tweet new slang every day!

  • Tweet NOAH'S ARK means PARK #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/ylxa0f30Bx
  • Tweet JIMMY HILL means BILL (STATEMENT) #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/hXgmTsVJgi
  • Tweet Well, we had the BAKED BEAN's speech earlier this BUBBLE AND SQUEAK. Why no robes though Mrs?… https://t.co/A4QkvTXAdW
  • Tweet CURRANT BUN means NUN #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/T8dZBF4jWe
  • Tweet BLACKPOOL TOWER means SHOWER #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/5wubZEX7i7
  • Tweet The CURRANT BUN is beaming down here in #London and it's making us all very PEAS IN THE POT. https://t.co/OwJfImCBoX #cockneyrhymingslang

Follow us on Twitter