Strictly British

Anchor person of a news show on television.

  • "Give 'em a lifelong siesta, I would," snarled Uncle Vernon over the end of the newsreader's sentence...
    - Vernon Dursley on the Spanish baggage-handlers' strike (OP1)


Food, a light meal (from a Yiddish term meaning 'to nibble') (NSOED).

Crazy person.

  • "Dad, we met Draco Malfoy in the woods, and he as good as told us his dad was one of those nutters in masks!"
    - Ron to Arthur Weasley (GF9)

  • "Talon-clipping by charms...treating scale-rot... This is no good, this is for nutters like Hagrid who want to keep them healthy."
    - Harry to Hermione, researching dragons (GF20)

Primary editor: Michele L. Worley.
Original page date 28-October-2005; Last page update 4-August-2007 MLW