Camberwell carrot

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Coined in the film Withnail and I (1987), in reference to the shape of a carrot and the district of Camberwell in south London, England.


Camberwell carrot (plural Camberwell carrots)

  1. (Britain, slang) A large cannabis joint.
    • 2005, Neil Gentleman-Hobbs, Lord Golden-Showers "Entrepreneur?", page 182:
      He then patted the Steinway piano as he passed it and then put her Ladyship to bed. He then rolled himself a one-foot long Camberwell carrot, grabbed a bottle of Krug, and spent the evening at leisure []
    • 2010, Darren Smith, Burning Indigo, page 264:
      “I could go for a Camberwell carrot right now,” Andy slurred from his armchair.