The School Bully with a secret – Terminology
This story uses British slang language and other British terms.
British slang a person who persistently avoids work or responsibility
Games are organised sports activities that children do at school.
Abdominal guard or “box” (often referred to as a cup, box or abdo guard). It is usually constructed from high-density plastic with a padded edge, shaped like a hollow half-pear, and inserted into the jockstrap with cup pocket underwear of the batsmen and wicket-keeper. This is used to protect the crotch area against impact from the ball.
mainly UK offensive (also poofter)
a gay man
An occasion when someone’s underwear moves or is pulled up, so it is uncomfortably tight around, or between the two sides of, their bottom.
UK old-fashioned child’s word
food, especially sweets and cakes
sweet food, such as candy or cake
small pieces of rubbish that have been left lying on the ground
a student who lives and studies away from home at a boarding school
a permission from a college, boarding school, or other institution for temporary absence.