Funny Pirate Sayings, Phrases, and Words

Funny Pirate Sayings and Common Pirate Words:

Here are a handful of the most common pirate words and there meanings you should know before reading the pirate phrases and pirate quotes below.Ahoy – Hello!

Avast – Stop and give attention.

Aye – Why yes, I agree

Aye aye – ll get right on that sir

Agrr – can mean, variously, yes, I agree, Im happy

Beauty – The best possible pirate compliment for a woman

Boatswain -A warrant officer or petty officer on a merchant ship

Bilge rat – The bilge is the lowest level of the ship. It’s loaded with ballast and slimy, reeking water. A bilge rat, then, is a rat that lives in the worst place on the ship

Bucko -A familiar term meaning friend.

Bung hole – Victuals on a ship were stored in wooden casks. The stopper in the barrel is called the bung, and the hole is called the bung hole.

Carouser -One who drinks wassail and engages in festivity

cackle fruit-Hen’s eggs.

clap of thunder-A strong, alcoholic drink.

Chandler-A dealer offering supplies

Coffer-A chest in which treasure is usually kept.

coxswain – A person who usually steers the ship

Grog – An alcoholic drink, usually water downed rum

Hearties -Friends

Hardtack-A hard biscuit or bread


Hornpipe – Both a single-reeded musical instrument sailors often had aboard ship, and a spirited dance that sailors do

Knave-A servant boy or a dishonorable man

Lad-A way to address a younger male.

Land Lubber – This is the seaman’s version of land lover

Lass-A way to address a young lady

Loot-Stolen goods

Matey-A cheerful greeting

Picaroon-A scoundrel.

Scallywag-A villainous or mischievous person.

Strumpet-A promiscuous woman or prostitute

Smartly – Do something quickly.

Wench`A young woman or peasant girl

Ahoy, me Hearties!

Pirate Sayings and Quotes

I hope you read all the common pirate words and there meanings. You’ll get more out of these pirate sayings, pirate phrases, and pirate quotes if you know some of the common pirate lingo. Enjoy and when your done add your own favorite pirate sayings at the bottom.

Ye be sail’N amid a Scurvy savagery, it’d be smarts of ya to keep yer langy-loving tongue w’Ere it belong, and not be sassing a Cap’N.

Blow the man down!

All Hands Hoay!

Touch my loot, feel my boot.

Touch me parrot, me bite your carrot.

Save thee Bilge rats!

Let’s drink grog before the fog.

Walk the plank wench

Shiver me timbers! Me wooden leg has termites.

Hang ‘im from the yardarm

Avast, me proud beauty! Wanna know why my Roger is so Jolly?

Come on up and see me urchins.

Yes, that is a hornpipe in my pocket and I am happy to see you.

I’d love to drop anchor in your lagoon.

Son of a Biscuit Eater

Weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen!

ye willy livered ingrade!

Shiver me timbers, mate, that water is cold enough to put icicles on a wooden leg.

Bring me one noggin of rum, now, won’t you, matey

Excuse me, madam, would you please be so kind as to bring me a spot of rum?

Aye i loves them wenches with their low cut tops..Coz I really treasures their chests..

can i trouble the for a fisting

Har bring me another cabin boy, this uns split!

I’ve crushed seventeen men’s skulls between me thighs!

Hoist the anchor.

Tie me to the mizzenmast.

Fifteen men on a dead man’s chest.
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum.
Drink and the devil have done for the rest.
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum.

Dance the Hempen Jig

I’ve sailed the seven seas, and you’re the sleekest schooner I’ve ever sighted.

Batten down the hatches

Dead men tell no tales

Run a shot across the bow

Feed the fish

Pardon me, but would ya mind if I fired me cannon through your porthole?

How’d you like to scrape the barnacles off of me rudder?

Come back here with my loot you scallywag.

Look here las, I be the captain of this here ship

That there clap of thunder will Shirley nock you on your ars.

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