Youth and old age 

Baibín        – Young baby

Maistín            - bold (naughty) child

Séard 'tá ionat, maistín         - you are a naughty child

Guaigín           - an ill-tempered child

Séard 'tá ionat, guaigín           - you're a naughty little child

Naíonán        - a baby

Marlach              - baby (up to 1 years old)

Dúradán             - toddler

Na dúradáin bheag         - the small toddlers

Gasúr          - Boy

Cailín           – Girl 

Páiste        – Child  Páistí           - children 

Peataíocht       – child looking for attention from mother 

Prántach         – a spolit child   

Girseach             - young woman 

Bodghasúr           - tomboy

Fear        – man   Fir          - men

Bean        – Woman Mná                 - women 

Boc            – Bloke, guy

Na seanbhoic           - the old boys, the old men

Cailleach        –  old woman 

People of diverse shapes and sizes 

Amplóir             - a glutton

Bolgdán            - a short overweight man

Bromach        –  strong, lazy and overweight youth

Ceis            -  someone who has let themselves go 

Clais           -  an overweight woman

Coca dhe chailleach        – a large old woman

Cuaille dhe chailleach         - a large old woman

Corraboc            - A lively youth 

Cnugaire              - a hardy looking man 
Cuaille             - a large old woman

Gíoplach                      - big ungainly lad

Greilleach dhe sheandhuine          - a big old person

Griodeall                 - An overweight person 

Gnúsgaire        - A big overweight person with a red face 

Greilleach            - a large older person

Liab           - an obese person

Peilic                 -  a large, overweight woman     

Príomaire            - big strong lad

Rúisc                  - a big strong woman

Scaltán           - a puny man

Sciat           - a layabout, a dosser

Scrábaire         - a big overweight clumsy man

Scrait            - a big clumsy man

Scraith           - a big clumsy awkward man

Scudal          – lanky, long legged person

Slámín            - someone who is quite uncoordinated

Sneáthadán            - a thin man 

Stócach              - a young strong man; boyfriend

Stroiméad               - big lazy lad


Amadán        - fool 

Áthaigh            - a daft person 

Caoineach         - A foolish person 

Ceólthán           - a harmless idiot

Gam        – Simpleton

Leathbhoc              - a simpleton

Leathcheann                   - a simpleton

Péic                   - a moron 

Pléisc            - a gullible person

Péicín          - a gullible person

Ceann dhe na ceithre cinn mhóra           - someone who doesn't have much sense

Antisocial types 

Ardchlosaí         - a person who will not tell you a word of truth

Cabaire          - someone who tells other people what you told them

Cáibín          - an easily angered old man

Clabaire           - someone who tells everyone all their business

Coilibín           - someone who gets angry a lot but isn't nasty

Closaí             - someone who can't stop lying

Codamán          – annoying person

Séard 'tá ansin, closaí             - he's an unreliable person

Bodach          - a bully          Drochbhodach          - a very mean bully

Boidicín                - a little bully     Drochbhoidicín        - a bad little bully

Cróithín         - a person who overstays their welcome

Duine acu is a dhéanfadh luaith' dhe choigilt            - a visitor who just won't go home

Duine a furast' a bhaint        - a person who is easy to wind up

Duine a mb'fhurast' a choraicín a chur suas            - someone who is easy to wind up

Duine falsa            - a lazy person

Fádóir             - someone who tries to get information out of you but gives little away about themselves

Falsóir           - a lazy person

Gadaí          – thief, rascal 

Gliceadór              - someone who keeps changing their story

Gliocaí            - someone who keeps changing their story

Gliomach                 – a clumsy person

Gríosín               -  a greenhorn from the city 

Leadaí                        - a layabout, a good for nothing person

Magarlán           - small man acting big

Magarlín             - small man acting big

Pusaire             - someone who takes offence at a topic of conversation

An seanstioc        - someone not doing something properly

Sliamadóir            - a dawdler

Slosaí          - someone who witholds gossip

Smaois          - an annoying person

Scibhear             – sharp tongued person

Stiall            - someone not doing something correctly

Straedhadóir          - Person (or animal) that wanders   

Streachaille         – a lazy, untidy person

Stróinse                    - someone who is good for nothing

Stuaid        - someone who hasn't a clue about what is being talked about

Suanaire              - someone who says little

Nice people

Duine gan mhairg             - a person with bad in them