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English Slang





This dictionary is a comprehensive and in-depth look at all the slang, vulgarisms, curses, and insults, plus idioms, expressions, and a lot more, available in English. As always with slang, be careful using what you hear; it may not work quite the way you expect.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


S.O.B.
n. son of a bitch; despicable person (typically male)

S.O.S.
n. shit on a shingle (i.e.: creamed chipped beef on toast)

sack
n. bed; cot

sack
n. firing, termination, or dismissal from a job

sack
n. the tackling of a player in football (American)

sack
v. fire; dismiss (an employee)

sack
v. tackle a player in football (American)

sack out
v. go to bed; get in bed; go to sleep

sand box
n. Iraq (as of 2003; previously referred to Saudi Arabia)

scam
n. deception; swindle; con; v. deceive; steal; con somebody out of

scammer
n. con artist; deceiver; swindler

scank
n. ugly woman (usually young)

scarf
v. eat greedily and quickly. 1. He was so hungry he scarfed the entire pizza.

scarf down
v. eat greedily and quickly

scarf out
v. eat greedily and quickly

schlep
n. dumb, annoying person

schlep
v. carry or haul something or somebody from place to place. 1. I've been schlepping these books around all day.

schmoose
v. gossip; discuss; cat

schmooze
v. gossip; discuss; cat

schmoozer
n. person who can chat or gossip effectively

schmuck
n. dumb, annoying man or boy

schmuck
n. penis

school
v. teach somebody something (usually said by a person in authority)

scope
v. assess or evaluate somebody visually

scope out
v. assess or evaluate somebody visually

scorcher
n. very hot, sunny day

score
n. results; outcome

score
n. summary of information such as news, weather, or sports

score
v. succeed; obtain what one wanted

score
v. have sexual relations with (said by men regarding women)

scraggy
adj. bony; having little muscle or body fat

scratch
adj. unplanned; temporary

scratch
n. money; cash

scratch
v. eliminate; cancel; delete

scratch
n. money

screw
v. con; deceive; swindle; cheat

screw
n. person available for sex

screw
n. sex; the sex act

screw
v. have sexual relations with

screw around
v. waste time; do something unproductive or futile

screw over
v. cheat, lie, or deceive somebody

screw up
adj. err; mess up; blunder

screw up
n. chaos; confusion; mess

screwed
adj. deceived; cheated; swindled

scriptkiddy
n. young, inexperienced hacker with little programming ability who uses other's code for their own malicious purposes

scrub
v. cancel; halt; stop

scruffy
adj. dirty; unkempt. 1. Who you calling scruffy looking?

scum
n. disgusting, worthless person

scum
n. semen

scumbag
n. disgusting, worthless person

scumbag
n. condom, in particular a used one

scuz
n. dirt; filth; garbage

scuzzbag
n. disgusting, worthless person

scuzzy
adj. disgusting; repulsive; vulgar

second base
n. act of touching or groping sexually (used as a way to mark "progress" in sex, particularly among youth)

serious
adj. excellent; nice; good

set
n. period during which a band plays without stopping

sexy
adj. have substantial sexual appeal

shades
n. sunglasses, especially dark sunglasses

shag
v. depart; leave

shag
v. have sexual intercourse with

shag off
v. depart; leave

shank
n. knife; blade

shank it
v. walk someplace; go someplace on foot

shape up or ship out
idiom. behave/perform well or get out of the way

sharp
adj. handsome; attractive; nicely dressed

sharp
adj. smart; clever; bright

shellac
v. defeat somebody (often in a game or other contest)

shellacked
adj. defeated; beaten (often in a game or other contest)

shellacking
n. defeat; beating; loss

sheep
n. stupid or gullible people

ship shape
adj. in good condition; functioning well

shit
n. feces; the act of defacating; a despicable pesron; something completely worthless; nonsense. 1. There's shit all over the place. What happened?

shit
v. defacate; move one's bowls. 1. Gotta shit, be back in a minute.

shit fit
n. a strong, angry outburst; a tantrum. 1. Her kid threw a shit fit when he didn't get what he wanted for dinner.

shit on
v. treat somebody poorly

shit on a shingle
n. creamed chipped beef on toast

shit or get off the pot
v. take action or leave

shit slinger
n. cook

shit-ass
adj. of or pertaining to an awful, repulsive person

shit-ass
n. awful, repulsive person

shit-bag
n. set of annoying problems or difficulties

shit-bag
n. unappealing, incompetent person

shitcan
n. toilet

shitcan
n. garbage can

shit-faced
adj. drunk; intoxicated

shithead
n. dumb, rude person (usually said of men)

shit-house
n. outhouse; outdoor toilet

shit-list
n. list of worthless or troublesome people

shitload of
n. large quantity of something

shits
n. diarrhea

shits
n. diarrhea; the runs; loose stool. 1. I've had the shits since I ate that bad fish.

shitsky
n. dumb, rude person (usually said of men)

shitsky
n. feces; dung

shitstick
n. feces in a long, narrow shape

shitstick
n. horried person

shitty
adj. coated with feces

shitty
adj. lousy; poor quality; undesirable. 1. What shitty weather. 2. That's such a shitty car, what with the dents and scracthes.

shlep
n. dumb, annoying person

shlep
v. carry or haul something or somebody from place to place

shmen
n. freshmen; first-year college students

shmoose
v. gossip; discuss; cat

shmooze
v. gossip; discuss; cat

shook
adj. scared; frightened; startled

shoot
v. start to explain something

shoot the bull
v. gossip; discuss; chat

shoot the crap
v. gossip; discuss; chat

shoot the shit
v. gossip; discuss; chat

short stack
n. two pancakes

shot
adj. tired; exhausted; damaged; ruined

shot
n. attempt; attempt to do something

shot
n. launch of a rocket

shot down
adj. rejected; eliminated; destroyed

shot glass
n. small glass, 1.5 to 2.0 ounces, for measuring or drinking liquor

shot in the dark
idiom. guess; random attempt. 1. It was a shot in the dark. I'm not surprised I got it wrong.

shot to the curb
adj. having no money or place to live; in the gutter

shotgunning
n. ordering large numbers of tests so as to find what is wrong with a patient

shove off
v. depart; leave

shrooms
n. Psilocybin/psilocin

shut somebody up
v. force somebody to stop talking; prevent somebody from talking

silver bullet
n. amazing and full-proof solution

single digit midget
n. solider with less than ten days left in a combat zone

sitrep
n. situation report

SIW
abbr. self-inflicted wound

six pack
n. well defined stomach muscles

sixty-nine
n. oral sex in which the two partners mutually stimulate each other

sixty-nine (69)
n. oral sex in which the two partners mutually stimulate each other

skank
n. ugly woman (usually young)

skanky
adj. ugly; disgusting (said mostly about women)

sketchy
adj. shady; vague; weird

skills
n. ability; capacity; talent; gifts. 1. You know you brought me in 'cause I got the skills.

skin
v. cheat; deceive; overcharge

skinhead
n. person with a shaven or bald head

skinny-minnie
n. very slender woman

skins
n. drums

skive off
v. avoid work or responsibilities; shirk

skosh
n. a little more

slacker
n. lazy, unproductive person

slam
n. criticism; harsh review

slam
v. criticize; berate; object. 1. He got slammed by his boss for doing a lousy job last month.

slam (some) beers
v. drink (a lot of) beer

slam dunk
n. forcing a basketball into the basket from above

slam dunk
n. something that is absolutely certain. 1. I'm telling you, it's a slam dunk. No problems.

slammer
n. prison; jail

slanging match
idiom. prolonged exchange of insults using slang

sleaze
n. disgusting, despicable person

sleaze
n. worthless item or object

sleaze
v. be promiscuous (sexually); be a slut

sleazebag
n. disgusting , repulsive person

sleazeball
n. disgusting , repulsive person

sleaze-bucket
n. disgusting , repulsive person

sleazo
adj. sleazy; disgusting; having a bad reputation

sleazoid
adj. sleazy; disgusting; having a bad reputation

sleez
n. disgusting, despicable person

sleez
n. worthless item or object

sleez
v. be promiscuous (sexually); be a slut

slime
n. disgusting, worthless person

slime bag
n. disgusting, worthless person (usually said of men)

slime bucket
n. disgusting, worthless person (usually said of men)

slimeball
n. disgusting, worthless person (usually said of men)

SLJO
abbr. shitty little jobs officer (junior officer given many small tasks)

slope
n. Asian person (so called because of the shape of the eyes)

slow code
n. cardiac arrest for which no particular measures are taken due to the moribund condition of the patient

slug
n. bullet; firearm ammunition

slut
n. a woman who is sexually promiscuous; a woman who appears sexually promiscuous or sexually alluring. 1. She looks like a slut but doesn't actually put out.

slutty
n. a sexually promiscuous or alluring appearance (used only in reference to women). 1. She always looks slutty, even when she goes to church.

smarts
n. intelligence; brains

smash hit
n. very successful movie, play, or other form of entertainment

smashed
adj. drunk; intoxicated

smear
v. defeat somebody (often in a game or other contest)

smoke
n. act of smoking any substance

smoke
n. cigarette (tobacco); cigar; pipe

smoke
n. deception; exaggeration; bullshit

smoke eater
n. firefighter

smokin'
adj. excellent; very hot

smoking gun
n. irrefutable evidence of guilt

smoothie
n. blended drink, usually including fruit

SNAFU
n. problem; trouble; trouble spot (from WWII military slang: situation normal, all fucked up). 1. Just one little snafu: the computer crashed.

SNAG
abbr. sensitive New Age guy

snag
n. trouble; difficulty

snag
v. acquire; grab; swipe; steal

snail mail
n. physical mail. 1. Send it snail mail. I don't mind waiting.

snake eater
n. U.S. Army Special Forces personnel; Green Beret

snap
n. snapshot

snap
v. lose control; go crazy. 1. When he heard the news, he just snapped.

sniffer
n. nose

snog
v. kiss. 1. I just snogged the girl of my dreams.

snookered
adj. deceived; cheated; swindled

snorting
n. using inhalants

snow
n. deception; con

snow
v. attempt to con or deceive somebody

snow job
n. deception; con

so sue me
idiom. retort said to reject or dismiss somebody's statement

sofa spud
n. lazy person who watches television, movies, or plays video games

soft code
n. cardiac arrest for which no particular measures are taken due to the moribund condition of the patient

solid
adj. great; excellent; cool

son of a bitch
n. unappealing, worthless person. 1. You are such a son of a bitch. I can't trust you at all.

son of a bitch
exclam. damn it, darn it (used to express frustration or anger). 1. Son of a bitch! I totally forgot.

sorry-ass
adj. depressed; sad; pathetic; worthless. 1. Get your sorry-ass car out of my space.

sorry-assed
adj. depressed; sad; pathetic; worthless

soul kiss
n. French kiss

sounds
n. music; records; CDs

soup
n. fog. 1. We can't see anything through this soup. Better drive slow.

soup's on
n. dinner is ready; dinner is on the table. 1. Soup's on. Get it while it's hot.

space
v. be befuddled; become disoriented or disorganized

space junk
n. debris, including dead satellites, in orbit around the earth

space out
v. be befuddled; become disoriented or disorganized

spaced
adj. giddy; flakey; silly; befuddled

spaced out
adj. giddy; flakey; silly; befuddled

spacey
adj. giddy; flakey; silly; befuddled

spam
n. mass mailing of email for commercial purposes (usually involving sex)

spam
n. undesired email messages (usually in large quantity) for products or services the user has no interest in

spam
v. flood email boxes with unrequested messages for products or services

spam
v. send massive amounts of email for commercial purposes (usually involving sex)

spamhaus
n. company or site that sends out spam email

sparg
n. asparagus

sparky
n. radio operator

spastic
adj. out of control; hyper

spaz
n. idiot; twit; person who overreacts

spear-phishing
n. targeted, precision phishing

specs
n. eyesglasses

specs
n. specifications; detailed information (usually about technology). 1. Just give me the specs on the new system.

speed
n. amphetamine

spic
n. Hispanic person

spiffed up
adj. nicely dressed; cleaned up. 1. You got all spiffed up for today's meeting? Why?

spiffy
adj. good; nice; excellent. 1. Very spiffy clothes. Where are going?

spike
v. put alcohol into a non-alcoholic drink. 1. Who spiked the punch?

spill one's guts
v. confess; reveal everything

splash
n. commotion; noise; something noticable or even remarkable. 1. He made a big splash with his new ideas

splash
v. shoot down; kill in an aerial battle. 1. Splash one enemy fighter.

split
v. depart; leave

sponge off
v. live off somebody without paying for rent, food, or other costs

spook
n. spy; espionage agent

spook
v. scare; frighten, startle

spook factory
n. CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)

spoon
n. cook

spoon slinger
n. cook

spot
n. small quantity of liquor. 1. Just a spot of whisky, please.

spot
n. club; nightclub; nigth spot. 1. Where's a good spot to hang out around here?

spot
v. give somebody an advantage (in a game). 1. I'll spot you ten points.

spot
v. lend somebody something. 1. Can you spot me ten dollars?

spring for
v. pay for something (usually a treat for somebody)

spring for
v. pay for something (usually a treat for somebody)

spruce up
v. fix up; clean up; make neat and tidy

spud
n. potato. 1. "Addicted to Spuds" (song title).

spunk
n. guts; verve; courage

spunk
n. semen

square
n. person who is old-fashioned, behaves well, and is traditional

square
v. set something right

squat
n. nothing; nothing at all

squat
v. sit; sit down; sit and remain sitting

squeal
v. inform, snitch, or tell on somebody

squeeze
n. difficult situation

squeeze
v. pressure; urge; push somebody to do something

squeeze
n. one's lover

stack
n. pile of toast, French toast, or pancakes

stash
n. hidden supply of drugs or drug-related items

stash
v. hide; conceal

stat
adj. immediately. 1. Get him to the ER stat.

stay loose
v. be cool; relax; be calm

steam
v. anger; upset

steamed
adj. angry; upset, frustrated

steel pot
n. helmet made of steel with a plastic liner

step on it
v. hurry; make haste; rush. 1. Step on it. We don't have time to waste.

stern
n. buttocks; posterior

sticks
n. remote, isolated area (often a village or town)

stiff
n. corpse; dead body. 1. Where's the stiff from last night's shootout?

stiff
v. not leave a tip (in a restaurant, bar, or club). 1. That waiter got stiffed by a stingy couple.

sting
n. operation to ensnare criminals. 1. In a brilliant sting operation, the police shut down a major drug smuggling operation.

sting
v. capture and/or arrest somebody

sting
v. cheat; deceive; swindle

stinger
n. flaw; catch; drawback

stink
n. commotion; argument; dispute

stink
v. be disgusting, unappealing, or undesirable

stinker
n. person who is undesirable or disgusting

stinking rose
n. garlic

stinkpot
n. baby with a soiled diaper (usually from defecation)

stoked
adj. excited; eager

stone
adv. totally; completely; entirely

stoned
adj. drunk; intoxicated

stoned
adj. under the influence of drugs

stones
n. guts; verve; courage

stones
n. testicles; balls

straight
adj. honest; truthful

straight
adj. no longer using drugs or alcohol

straight
adj. undiluted alcoholic drink

straight
adj. heterosexual

straight
n. heterosexual as opposed to homosexual or bisexual

straight dope
n. accurate reporting, information, or facts

straight up
adj. alcoholic drink without ice; neat

straight up
adj. forthwith; upright; earnest

straight-shooter
n. person who speaks directly and frankly

strapped
adj. short on cash; broke; having no money

street
n. real world (as opposed to jail, prison, or other confinement)

street
n. Wall Street (note that this is often capitalized)

street smart
adj. knowledgable about life in the city, particularly in dangerous parts of a city. 1. She's street smart and knows how to get things done.

street smarts
n. capacity to survive or thrive in a given environment

stress
v. become anxious or agitated; make somebody anxious or agitated

stressed
adj. anxious; upset; agitated; annoyed. 1. I'm so stressed because of all this work.

stressed out
adj. anxious; upset; agitated; annoyed

stretch
n. nickname for a tall, lanky, gangly person (usually capitalized)

stretch
n. time period

stroke
v. flatter or comfort somebody. 1. Just go stroke his ego, then you'll get a raise.

stubby
n. small can of beer

stud
n. male seen as successful with or appealing to women

studhammer
n. male who is sexually successful with women

stud-muffin
n. very handsome, sexy male

stuff a sock in it
exclam. be quiet; shut up; stop stalking

stupid-ass
adj. dumb; stupid; idiotic

stupid-ass
n. dumb, idiotic person

sub
n. sandwich made with Italian bread sliced lengthwise, filled with cold cuts, cheese, and vegetables

submarine sandwich
n. sandwich made with Italian bread sliced lengthwise, filled with cold cuts, cheese, and vegetables

suck
v. be unappealing or undesirable

suck face
v. kiss

suck suds
v. drink beer

suck up
v. tolerate; endure; accept something. 1. I know your job is tough, but you just have to suck it up.

sucker
n. person who is easily fooled or deceived

sucker
n. thing; object; device

sucker
v. trick; con; swindle; deceive

sucky
adj. undesirable; unappealing; low-quality

suds
n. beer

sue me
idiom. retort said to reject or dismiss somebody's statement. 1. You say you don't like it? So sue me.

ugar
exclam. drat; darn (used in place of shit to express anger or frustration)

sugar daddy
n. older man who financially takes care of a younger person, often in a sexual relationship

suit
n. businessman or businesswoman; a person in authority

Sunday best
n. fancy, elegant clothing

Sunday driver
n. automobile driver who goes slowly and carefully. 1. I hate being stuck behind Sunday drivers.

superfly
adj. good; nice; excellent

superjock
n. great athelete or sports competitor

supratentorial
adj. in the brain or head; used to say a condition is psychiatric instead of neurological. 1. This patient's problem is supratentorial. We can't do anything for him here in the ER.

surf n' turf
n. common way of referring to a platter with meat and seafood

suss
v. figure out; realize; understand clearly. 1. I've got you sussed now.

Suzy Homemaker
n. stereotype of the American housewife

swap spits
v. kiss

sweat
n. problem; trouble. 1. No sweat, I'll get it done.

sweat
v. anxiously await results

sweat blood
v. feel very tense or anxious

sweat bullets
v. feel very tense or anxious

sweep under the rug
idiom. hide; conceal; remove evidence. 1. Just sweep that problem under the rug. We'll worry about it if we have to.

swift
adj. clever; intelligent; smart. 1. You're not too swift, are you?

swing
v. be current; modern; with it

swing
v. be entertaining, exciting, or enjoyable

swing
v. participate in group sex, exchanges of sex partners, or other fashionable activities

swipe
n. blow or strike by somebody or something

swipe
v. steal something (usually small)

swipe
v. take something


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