Cockney Rhyming Slang London's Famous Secret Language Logo

Shovel and Spade

Shovel and Spade is Cockney slang for Blade.

"Got a spare Shovel? Gotta 'ave a Dig."

Credit: contributed by David Hyde on 15-Sep-2009.


Ratings for Shovel and Spade

This slang has been rated:

Classic 3 times. Modern 4 times. Mockney 26 times.

Rate Shovel and Spade



Comments and queries


Cockney Twitter

We tweet new slang every day!

  • Tweet SIX AND EIGHT means STATE #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/NVOljYBoAt
  • Tweet WINONA RYDER means CIDER #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/z5LJygYVnT
  • Tweet RIFLE RANGE means CHANGE #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/KN4Y2WuTsX
  • Tweet LITTLE AND LARGE means MARGE #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/WwVsT1UB97
  • Tweet JOHN SKINNER means DINNER #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/2D7puTPjda
  • Tweet HOT CROSS BUN means NUN #cockney #london #slang #cockneyrhymingslang https://t.co/G2fOOtC0sn

Follow us on Twitter