Verb To “Cowen” Makes Lexicon
From the pages of the forthcoming edition of the Oxford English Dictionary The Emergency is pleased to reveal a new word – and it’s Irish!
Cowen [v.] pron:kOW-N
To make an utter hash of; hollow blustering; (to pull a) Cowen; incapacity to tell actual truth; a national ‘facepalm’;
to fuck up royally; to protect one’s cronies; the act of soaking money in kerosene before storing it intentionally in a blast furnace; to waffle, to drone;
[n.](slang) derogatory term similar to cunt