Slang Words! Slang words are defined as the words and phrases used informally in any language. Following is a list of 100 English slang words that are commonly used today. Most of them are American slang words and phrases.
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List of 100 English slang words and phrases with their meanings and examples:
- Eye-popping – fantastic, astonishing
The New York Times had an eye-popping article this morning.
- Chicken – a coward
You’re a chicken, Tom!
- Con – Swindle
He tried to con me out of $20.
- Couch potato – people who watching T.V all day
You are such a couch potato on weekends.
- Ball – a good time
We had a ball at the party last night.
- Bazillion – uncountable number/ a very big number
We gets a bazillion followers everyday on Facebook fan page.
- Croak – to die
She married a millionaire just about to croak.
- Neat – excellent
Your house is always so neat – how do you manage it with three children?
- Nuts – crazy, mad
She’s beautiful. I’m nuts about her.
- Big guns – powerful, influenced people
Jed wanted to impress a Harvard professor and some other big guns.
- Dynamite – great, awesome
That teenager singer is really dynamite!
- Earful – scolding / reprimanding
I bet Sue gave you an earful when you got home.
- Bitch – complain/ gossip about something
Whenever the girls get together, they always find something to bitch about.
- Bonkers – mad/ insane
The man must be bonkers to take such a risk.
- Break – chance/ opportunity
Never give a sucker an even break.
- Bummed – sad or disappointed
I was really bummed out that there were no tickets left.
- Cheesy – cheap, outdated
We went to some cheesy bar in Baltimore.
- Cruising – going at a high speed
- Cushy – comfortably easy
It’s a cushy life for the rich.
- Deck – hit some on the face
Do that again and I’ll deck you.
- Deep pockets – having a lot of money
They’re looking for someone with deep pockets to pay for the research.
- Dinosaur – something or someone is very old
The Health Service has become a dinosaur. It needs radical reform if it is to survive.
- Airhead – a foolish/ dumb person
Boy, that salesman was the biggest airhead I’ve ever seen.
- Eyeball – look at, look over.
Challenge him, eyeball him, intimidate him.
- Fender-bender – a minor accident/collision between two vehicles
Another time I missed a date because I got into a fender-bender on the way there.
- Idiot box – the television
Phil has been staring at the idiot box all afternoon.
- Icky – unpleasant or annoying
What is this icky old stuff?
- Jam – trouble
How are we going to get ourselves out of this jam?
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- Hang out -spend time together in a place frequently
We often used to hang out in supermarkets.
- All-nighter – study all night
I pulled an all-nighter last night.
- Ditch – leave, abandon something
Let’s ditch school today.
- Flicks – films/ movies
What’s on at the flicks this week?
- Freebie – something that is free
All the journalists were given a freebie lunch.
- Gig – work, job
I had got totally pissed and had to do a gig that night.
- Guts – courage or boldness
Barbara hasn’t got the guts to leave her mother.
- Go bananas – go crazy
Love is making you go bananas!
- Goof off – Wasting time, not doing anything in particular
He’s been goofing off at school.
- Grand – thousand dollars
He lives in a grand house.
- Heave – vomit
The smell of the fish made me/my stomach heave.
- Hot – attractive
You look so hot in that dress!
- Hustle – leave hurriedly
I love the hustle and bustle of the marketplace.
- Glitch – defect or problem
This minor glitch has turned into a big problem for the airline.
- Jock – someone who plays a sport
She is a jock from a family of jocks, articulate only in that special, odd way that coaches are articulate.
- John – toilet
I need to meet John, r-i-g-h-t n-o-w!
- Junkie – a drug addict
His son was a junkie, the kid OD’d a year ago.
- Grub – food
Get yourself some grub and come and sit down.
- Loli – young female with a childlike appearance
This might sound weird, but I am a loli lover!
- Peanuts – very little money
He gets paid peanuts for doing that job.
- Rocking – great, awesome
He had a rocking performance!
- Shades – sunglasses
She was dressed in muted shades of blue.
- Sucks – awful or unacceptable
Life sucks, but worth fighting for.
- Meltdown – the completely breaking down
The stock market crash might lead to financial meltdown.
- Mickey mouse – something that does not make sense
It’s only a Mickey Mouse job.
- Oddball – weird, unusual person
The new boss is a bit of an oddball.
- Pissed off – extremely annoyed
- Zero – an unimportant person
He is a zero in his family.
- Zit – pimple
I applied some pimple cream on the big zit on my face.
- Crap – worthless thing or a lie
You’re talking a load of crap!
- Crash – sleep
I just want to crash out on the sofa.
- Crash – break into/ attempt to get in somewhere
Last night, a thief crashed my house. Luckily, He was arrested by the polices.
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- Quarterback – lead or initiative
The Carolina Panthers were playing with a backup quarterback.
- Beemer – a BMW car
He’s got a new beemer, what a rich man!
- Quick buck – Easy getting money
I need to make a quick buck without much effort.
- K – A thousand of a currency
It costs 10k.
- Kick back – relax
Kick back, make yourself at home.
- Raw – new and inexperienced
Raw meat must be kept separate from cooked meat.
- Razz – annoy
The pupils are razzing the teacher.
- Umpteen – incalculable
We’ve been there umpteen times and she still can’t remember the way.
- Whiz – Be talented at something
Apparently, he is a whiz at thank – you notes!
- Wimp – a cowardly person
Don’t be such a wimp.
- Up – Feeling cheerful or in good spirits
She feels up and down all day.
- UwU – a reaction to something cute
Bf: I love you bae Gf: Aww Ily UwU
- Vibes – atmosphere or feelings
I have good vibes about this contract.
- Wheels – a car
I’ve got a new wheels on my birthday.
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