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300+ American Slang Words With Meanings and Examples

American Slang

We offer you an amazing and interesting list of famous American slang words. These words can help you become fluent in speaking the English used by Americans.

What are American slang words?

American slang is a language where slang is defined as an informal type of fun or trendy language. It consists of coined words and phrases, and new or extended meanings associated with fixed terms.

What does slang mean?

It is a word and expression very popular among native speakers was created by young people. It's hard to understand some Americans when they speak because they use so much slang.

Slang tends to evolve from trying to find an expression that is new and powerful, colorful, pungent, or funny.

Examples of American slang words

1. Ace: Means very good:

  • He's an ace reporter.

2. All about: Used when interest or anything worth:

  • He's all about his job these days. He never stops talking about what he does at work.

3. ASAP: Abbreviation for as soon as possible:

  • I have to get this letter mailed asap.

4. Action: Means an exciting or notable activity:

  • Do you know where the action is in this town?

5. Airhead: Means a silly or foolish person:

  • My sister's boyfriend is a real airhead.

6. All wet: Means completely wrong:

  • Your ideas about politics are all wet.

7. All-nighter: Is something that lasts all night:

  • I almost fell asleep during the test after an all-nighter.

8. Ammo: Is short for ammunition:

  • The gun was useless after the killer ran out of ammo.

9. Antifreeze: Means liquer:

  • I really need some antifreeze in me on cold days like this.

10. Armpit: Is a place regarded as extremely unpleasant:

  • This town is really an armpit.

11. Awesome: Means extremely impressive or daunting; inspiring great admiration, apprehension, or fear:

  • What an awesome sunset.

12. Bad: Means intense:

  • Wow, that was really a bad movie.

13. Barf: Means vomited:

  • He barfed all over the seat of the airplane.

14. Bashed: Means strike hard and violently:

  • The boat was bashed beyond recognition.

15. Beat: Means completely exhausted:

  • After working all day I am really beat.

17. Beemer: Is a car or motorcycle manufactured by the company BMW:

  • He just bought a new beemer to drive to work in.

18. Bench: Means out of the game:

  •  He was benched during the basketball playoffs.

19. Bent: Means angry:

  • It's OK. Don't get so bent.

20. Bent out of shape: Means become upset:

  • Don't get so bent out of shape.

21. Big gun: Means powerful people:

  • The president brought two big guns to the meeting.

22. Big mouth: Means an indiscreet or boastful person:

  • I think Burke is a big mouth and a blowhard.

23. Big stink: Means big issue:

  • The citizens made a big stink about the new nuclear power station.

24. Bail: Means abandoning someone without their help:

  • Don't bail on me man. I really need you to help me.

25. Blade: Means knife:

  • He carried a ten inch blade with him.

26. Beats Me = I don’ know: Means I don't know:

  • Beats me. Why don't you look it up online?

27. Better half: Means a person's wife, husband, or partner:

  • Before I buy this car, I'm going to have to talk to my better half.

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28. Big of: Means when it is good, admirable:

  • It was big of him to apologize for his mistake.

29. Blast: Means having a good time and having fun:

  • This new video game is such a blast!

30. Blimp: Means very fast person:

  • I always seem to have a blimp sitting next to me when I travel.

31. Breeze: Means something easy.

  • Although it might look hard, it's a breeze to learn how to drive a car.

32. Blow: Means to completely lose or miss (an opportunity):

  • I'm going to blow out of here now.

33. Baloney: Means foolish or deceptive talk; nonsense:

  • Typical salesman's baloney.

34. Blow a fuse: Mean lose your temper:

  • Hey, don't blow a fuse.

35. Blow (one's) cool: Means to get angry:

  • Calm down. Don't blow your cool.

36. Blown away: Means greatly impressed:

  • I was blown away by his donation of a million dollars.

37. Bomb: Means bad:

  • The movie was a bomb.

38. Bombed: Means intoxicated by drink or drugs:

  • “We might as well get bombed out of our minds,” he said, downing another bottle"

39. Bonkers: Means crazy:

  • I think I am going bonkers.

40. Boo-boo: Means mistake:

  • You could make a big boo-boo if you leap to any drastic conclusions.

41. Booze: Means alcohol, especially hard liquor:

  • They turn to booze to beat work pressure.

42. Bread: Means money:

  • I need some bread to pay for my car.

43. Break: Means an opportunity or chance, especially one leading to professional success:

  • He got his break as an entertainer on a TV music hall show.

44. Break it up: Means stop:

  • Break it up, or I will call the police.

45. Bring-down: Means depressing. 

  • The news of the airplane crash was a bring-down.

46. Buck: Means dollar.

  • Do you have a buck I can borrow?

47. Bummed: Means depressed:

  • I was really bummed after I heard the news.

48. Bummer: Means something that is annoying or disappointing:

  • The party was a real bummer.

49. Bust

A: Means a period of economic difficulty or depression:
  • The boom was followed by the present bust.
B: Means a raid or arrest by the police:
  • A drug bust. 
C: Means a worthless thing:
  • As a show it was a bust.
D: Means broken, split, or burst (something):
  • They bust the tunnel wide open. 
E: Means bankrupt:
  • Firms will go bust.

50. Buy it: Means die:

  • If you don't slow down, you're going to buy it in a car accident.

51. Call: Means prediction:

  • The weatherman made a good call about when the storm would come.

52. Cool off: Means calm down:

  • You'd better cool off before you speak to him. You're too angry right now.

53. Can: Means bathroom:

  • Do you know where the can is?

54. Carb: Means carburetor:

  • My motorcycle's carb is out of adjustment.

55. Catch some rays: Means get some sunshine:

  • I'm going to lie on the beach and catch some rays.

56. Catch some Z's: Means get some sleep:

  • I need to catch some Z's before I go on my trip.

57. Chill: Means calm down and relax:

  • I can lean back and chill.

58. Choke: Means to win:

  • Liverpool have a good football team, but they always choke at the end of the season.

59. Cheesy: Means cheap:

  • That is really a cheesy looking outfit.

60. Chicken: Means cowardly:

  • They were too chicken to follow the murderers into the mountains.

61. Chintzy: Means cheap:

  • That really was a chintzy present you got him.

62. Chow down: Means eat a lot:

  • I need to find a place to chow down.

63. Clip: Means cheat:

  • Watch out or they will clip you at that bar.

64. Clunker: Means old car.

  • I can't go on a date in that clunker.

65. Cold fish: Means dull:

  • My date for the dance was a cold fish.

66. Collar: Means arrest:

  • I knew they would collar the robber sooner or later.

67. Come up for air: Means take a break:

  • He has to come up for air or he will die from exhaustion.

68. Con: Means deceive:

  • Don't try to con me.

69. Cool: Means good:

  • This is a really cool place to work.

70. Cool down: Means calm down:

  • Things should cool down in a day or two.

71. Cop: Means stole:

  • How did you get the road sign? I copped it.

72. Couch potato: Means lazy person:

  • He is a couch potato.

73. Crack open a bottle: Means open:

  • Let's crack open a bottle for his birthday.

74. Cram: Means study hard:

  • I need more time to cram for the test.

75. Cream: Means beat:

  • Our team creamed them badly.

76. Croak: Means die:

  • The dog finally croaked in 1987.

77. Cruise: Means going very fast:

  • The skier was cruising down the hill

78. Cuffs: Means handcuffs:

  • When the cuffs went on he had braced his wrists.

79. Cushy: Means (of a job, task, or situation) undemanding, easy, or secure.

  • Cushy jobs that pay you to ski. 

80. Cut: Means dilute:

  • Could you cut my whiskey with a little water?

81. Cut out: Means leave:

  • It is late. I have to cut out.

82. Damage: Means cost:

  • Lets get the bill and find out the damage.

83. Dead: Means quite:

  • This disco is really dead tonight.

84. Deck: Means knocked down:

  • He was decked in the fight.

85. Deep pockets: Means abundant financial resources:

  • These companies have deep pockets and don't mind spending to get their projects off the ground.

86. Dicey: Means unpredictable and potentially dangerous:

  • The lot of a wanderer is always dicey.

87. Dirty: Means obscene:

  • I hear that it's a dirty movie.

88. Ditch" Means get rid of or give up:

  • Plans for the road were ditched following a public inquiry.

89. Do a snow job on: Means deceive:

  • Don't try to do a snow job on me.

90. Dope: Means a drug taken illegally for recreational purposes, especially marijuana or heroin:

  • My dad caught me smoking dope.

91. Dork: Means strange person:

  • He is such a dork.

92. Dough: Means money:

  • Lots of dough.

93. Down: Means drink quickly:

  • Let's go to a bar and down a few beers.

94. Drag: Means a boring or tiresome person or thing:

  • Working nine to five can be a drag.

95. Dynamite: Means powerful; great:

  • This drink is really dynamite.

96. Earful: Means a prolonged amount of talking, typically an angry reprimand:

  • He gave his players an earful at halftime"s powerful; great.

97. Easy mark: Means a weak or gullible person; a person who is easy prey:

  • An easy mark for a grifter.

98. Eat: Means bothering:

  • The problem is really eating away at me.

99. Excellent: Means fine:

  • That's excellent man.

100. Face-off: Means confrontation:

  • The two sides were headed for a nasty face-off.

101. Far-out: Means great:

  • This music is really far-out.

102. Fix: Means taking an injection of a narcotic drug:

  • The addict needs another fix.

103. Flaky: Means crazy or eccentric:

  • Flaky ideas about taxes.

104. Flashback: Means remember:

  • At the wedding he had a flashback of his old girlfriend.

106. Flick: Means a moving picture:

  • A Hollywood action flick.

107. Flip out: Means losing control:

  • He flipped out when he heard that his mother had been killed.

108. Flip side: Means the other side:

  • What kind of music do you have on the flip side of the tape?

109. Fox

A: means very attractive:

  • His older sister is a fox.

B: means baffle or deceive (someone):

  • The bad light and dark shadows foxed him.

110. Freebie: Means something that is given free of charge:

  • He was never able to resist a bargain or a freebie.

111. Get it: Means understanding:

  • I listened to the joke twice, but I still don't get it.

112. Get with it: Means hurry up:

  • If you don't get with it, we will never finish this work.

113. Gig: Means job:

  • I have a gig on Saturday night from 7:00 to 10:00.

114. Glitch: Means a sudden, usually temporary malfunction or irregularity of equipment:

  • A draft version was lost in a computer glitch.

115. Glitzy: Means ostentatiously attractive (often used to suggest superficial glamour):

  • I wanted something glitzy to wear to the launch party.

116. Go: Means trying:

  • Let me have a go at solving the problem.

117. Go bananas: Means to go crazy:

  • I am going to go bananas if I don't have a vacation soon.

118. Go down: Means happening:

  • What is going down?

119. Goof: Means fool:

  • I am really a goof at times.

120. Goof up: Means making a serious mistake:

  • I really goofed up when I painted my room green.

121. Goofy: Means silly:

  • You are always acting goofy these days.

122. Gourd: Means head:

  • Use your gourd to figure out what is happening.

123. Grand: Means thousands of dollar:

  • His salary is twenty grand.

124. Grass: Means marijuana:

  • Lots of students smoke grass in the dormitory.

125. Gravy: Means easy money:

  • This job is pure gravy.

126. Groovy: Means fashionable and exciting:

  • Sporting a groovy new haircut.

127. Gross: Means very rude or coarse; vulgar:

  • The duties we felt called upon to perform toward our inferiors were only gross, material ones.

128. Gross-out: Means disguising time:

  • The party was a gross-out.

129. Grub: Means food:

  • A popular bar serving excellent grub.

130. Grubby: Means dirty; grimy:

  • Those clothes are too grubby to wear to the party.

131. Grungy: Means grimy; dirty:

  • A dark and grungy basement.

132. Gut 

A: means the stomach or belly:

  • A painful stabbing feeling in his gut. 

B: is used to refer to a feeling or reaction based on an instinctive emotional response rather than considered thought:

  • I had a gut feeling that something was wrong.

133. Guts: Means courage:

  • It takes a lot of guts to give the boss your true opinion.

134. Hairy: Means alarming and difficult:

  • We drove up yet another hairy mountain road.

135. Hammer: Means attack or criticize forcefully and relentlessly:

  • He got hammered for an honest mistake.

136. Hang up: Means an emotional problem or inhibition:

  • People with hang-ups about their age.

137. Have beef: Means to have a complaint about something, to have a disagreement with someone, to be dissatisfied with something:

  • I don’t know, I think of it as music that no one really has a beef with.

138. Hang loose: Means relax:

  • Just hang loose for another few days.

139. Hang tough: Means stick with:

  • We need to hang tough on our decision.

140. Hardware: Means weapons:

  • The police were surprised by all the hardware the gang members had.

141. Have a buzz on: Means a little drunk:

  • I had a buzz on after the third martini.

142. Have good vibes: Means feeling good:

  • I have good vibes about our new secretary.

143. Have it all together: Means mentally feeling all there:

  • Recently I don't have it all together.

144. Heave: Means retching or vomiting:

  • Waiting for the heaves to subside.

145. High: Means drunkenness when using drugs or alcohol:

  • The teenagers look high to me.

146. Hip-shooter: Means to speak without thinking:

  • He is such a hip-shooter.

147. History: Means something in the past:

  • I don't have any idea where my old boyfriend is. He's history.

148. Hit: Means successful (a particular level, point, and figure):

  • Your proposal was a hit with the boss.

149. Hole up: Means to hide:

  • I had to hole up for three days because the police were looking for me.

150. Honcho: Means boss:

  • The honcho says that we are going to have to give up two days of our vacation.

151. Hooker: Means prostitute:

  • Her clothes make her look like a hooker.

152. Hot: Means stolen:

  • The police stopped them because they thought the car was hot.

153. Huffy: Means anger:

  • I will do it soon so please don't get huffy.

154. Hungry: Means yearning to make money:

  • If you are not hungry, you won't get ahead in the business.

155. Hustle: Means hurry:

  • If you don't hustle, we will be late again.

156. Hyped: Means excited:

  • The fans were all hyped up for the football game.

157. Hyper: Means hyperactive or unusually energetic:

  • Eating sugar makes you hyper.

158. I.D.: Means identification:

  • Can you show me some I.D. please?

159. In: Means fashion:

  • The tie you are wearing is really in.

160. In deep: Means deeply involved:

  • They are really in deep with each other.

161. In the bag: Means stable:

  • Everything is in the bag. There is nothing to worry about.

162. Intense: Means serious:

  • This is a very intense situation we are discussing.

163. Jam: Means trouble:

  • I am glad you got yourself out of that jam.

164. Jerk (someone) around: Means wasting my time and causing me trouble:

  • Recently it seems like everyone is jerking me around.

165. Jock: Means athlete:

  • My roommate is a jock for the basketball team.

166. John: Means bathroom:

  • The john really smells.

167. Joint

A: Means an establishment of a specified kind, especially one where people meet for eating, drinking, or entertainment:

  • A burger joint.

B: Means a marijuana cigarette:

  • He rolled a joint.

168. Junkie: Means drug addict:

  • Sam is a junkie.

169. Just off the boat: Means native:

  • He acts like he is just off the boat.

170. Keep (one's) cool: Means to stay calm.ans native:

  • He kept his cool when his house burned down.

171. Kegger: Means beer party:

  • I hear there is a kegger at John's house tonight.

172. Kick

A: means enjoy:

  • I get a kick out of watching him paint. 

B: means succeed in giving up (a habit or addiction):

  • Smokers may soon have new help to kick the habit"

C: means the sharp stimulant effect of something, especially alcohol:

  • Strong stuff, this brew: he felt the kick.

173. Klutz: Means stupid and clumsy person:

  • He is a real klutz.

174. Knock: Means disparaging about; criticize:

  • Don't knock it if you can't do it any better.

175. Knocked up: Means pregnant:

  • My dog gets knocked up once a year.

176. Knockout: Means an amazing person:

  • Who was that knockout I saw you with last Friday?

177. Knuckle sandwich: Means punch in the mouth:

  • Shut up or I'll give you a knuckle sandwich.

178. Kook: Means strangers:

  • Watch out for all the kooks in this neighborhood.

179. Laid-back: Means relaxation and calm:

  • A shaggy dog with an engaging, laid-back temperament.

180. Lame: Means inappropriate:

  • That is really a lame excuse.

181. Line: Means storey:

  • I have heard that line a million times.

182. Loser: Means annoying and useless:

  • John is a loser.

183. Love handles: Means excess fat deposits on either side of a person's waistline:

  • I swim to get rid of my love handles.

184. Make waves: Means cause trouble:

  • Try not to make waves around the office. 

185. Maxed out: Means exhaustion:

  • I am maxed out at my work and need to rest.

186. Mean: Means excellent; very skillful or effective:

  • He's a mean cook.

187. Mega: Means large:

  • I have mega amounts of tomatoes in my garden this summer.

188. Megabucks: Means a million dollars:

  • He made megabucks when he sold his company.

189. Mellow: Means calm down and relax:

  • You need to mellow out and enjoy life.

190. Meltdown: Means total collapse:

  • There has been a meltdown in the relationship between my parents and me.

191. Mickey mouse: Means nonsense and a waste of time:

  • The homework the teacher gave us was mickey mouse.

192. Move on (someone): Means capture and seduce:

  • I am going to try to move on Sarah next Saturday.

193. Mush: Means nonsense:

  • That is total mush and you know it.

194. Nark: Means drug police:

  • Watch out for the narks in the airport.

195. Neat: Means good:

  • That was a neat idea that you had.

196. Negative: Means bad things:

  • There are too many negatives about the company merger.

198. Nick: Means arrested:

  • The police nicked the shoplifter as he was leaving the store.

199. Nip: Means a sip or sips:

  • The men nipped from the bottle.

200. No sweat: Means no problem:

  • It's no sweat to have the report in to you by Monday.

201. Nuke

A: means a nuclear weapon:

  • Does that attack plane have any nukes?

B: means head up in the microwave:

  • I'll nuke our dinner in a few minutes.

202. Nut: Means a crazy or eccentric person:

  • She would have written me off as a time-wasting nut.

203. Pad: Means a person's home:

  • He crashed at my pad when he was in town.

204. Pain in the neck: Means an annoying or tedious person or thing:

  • My wife's best friend is a pain in the neck.

205. Paper-pusher: Means to do boring or unimportant work:

  • My office is filled with paper-pushers.

206. Party animal: Means a very gregarious and outgoing person who enjoys parties and similar social activities:

  • A buzzing bar makes this a good place for party animals.

207. Party-hearty: Means someone capable of partying for a long time and having fun:

  • We need to party-hearty because we just got a raise in salary.

208. Popo: Means police:

  • He had no idea the po-po had been following him.

209. Paw: Means hands:

  • Get your paws off of my body.

210. Peanuts: Means a very small or inadequate sum of money:

  • He pays peanuts.

211. Pickled: Means intoxicated:

  • He gets pickled after only one beer.

212. Piece of cake: Means something that is easy to do:

  • Working on a computer for me is a piece of cake.

213. Pig (pig out): Means devouring oneself with food:

  • He'd pigged himself on the last of the food.

214. Pit stop: Means stopping in the pits for servicing and refueling, especially during a race; or go to school:

  • Let's make a pit stop at the next rest area.

215. Plastered

A: Means very drunk:

  •  I went out and got totally plastered.

B: Means covered with or made of plaster:

  • Coarsely plastered brickwork.

216. Pooped out

A: Means becoming too tired to continue what you are doing:

  • I just poop out if I stay up too late. 

B: Means to stop working or operating:
  • The engine pooped out before we reached our destination.

217. Pop: Means hit:

  • Shut up or I will pop you.

218. Pop for (something): Means pay for something, especially as a treat for someone else:

  • I popped for the first three tolls.

219. Pro: Means professional, especially in sports:

  • He is really a pro at his work.

220. Prod

A: Means to push something or someone with your finger or with a pointed object:

  • I prodded her in the back to get her attention.

B: Means to encourage someone to take action, especially when they are being slow or unwilling: 

  • He gets things done, but only after I've prodded him into doing them.

221. Psyched up: Means to try to make yourself feel confident and ready to do something difficult:

  • I have to spend a little time on my own before I give a speech, psyching myself up.

222. Psycho: Means psychopathic; a psychopath:

  • She is a psycho. She should be in a hospital.

223. Puke: Means vomiting:

  • He puked up his pizza.

224. Push off

A: Means used to rudely tell someone to go away:

  • He told me to push off.

B: Means to leave:

  • I’d better be pushing off now – I’ve got work to do.

225. Put the moves on: Means seducing to do or say things in an effort to start a sexual relationship with someone: 

  • You should give up trying to put the moves on her. She is married.

226. Put-on: Means a deception; a hoax:

  • It was an elaborate put-on which I almost believed.

227. Quarterback: Means lead:

  •  Who is going to quarterback the meeting?

228. Quick buck: Means earning money easily and quickly:

  • They were seen as more eager to make a quick buck.

229. Rack: Means bed:

  • I have to hit the rack by ten or I'll be tired in the morning.

230. Rack out: Means to go to sleep:

  •  I am going to rack out for two hours.

231. Racket

A: means an illegal or dishonest scheme for obtaining money:

  • A protection racket.

B: means a person's line of business or way of life:

  • I'm in the insurance racket.

C: means a loud unpleasant noise; a din:

  • The kids were making a racket.

232. Rag: Means newspaper, typically one regarded as being of low quality:

  • The local rag.

233. Rap: Means to talk about:

  • We need to sit down and rap about a few things.

234. Rathole: Means a cramped or squalid room or building: 

  • A rathole where a friend lived until her place was broken into for the seventeenth time.

235. Raw: Means new: 

  • The raw office workers were not getting much done.

236. Ream (someone) out: Means got angery with him: 

  • The boss really reamed him out for his bad report.

237. Red hot: Means importance: 

  • Your idea is really red hot.

238. Repo: Means restore: 

  • Hey, don't repo my car. I will pay next week.

239. Rinky-dink Means inferior:

  • The circus was really rinky-dink.

240. Riot: Means a highly amusing or entertaining person or thing:

  • Everyone thought she was a riot.

241. Road hog: Means that it takes up a lot of road:

  • That driver is a road hog.

242. Rocks: Means with ice:

  • Would you like your whiskey on the rocks?

243. Rough time: Means hard time: 

  • We have had a rough time this winter.

244. Rug: Means wig:

  • Is that a rug on his head?

245. Rug rat: Means children:

  • My sister has three rug rats.

246. Schlep: Means haul or carry (something heavy or awkward):

  • She schlepped her groceries home.

247. Rule: Means hegemony:

  • My wife rules the house.

248. Run (one's) mouth: Means talking excessively or indiscreetly:

  • He just keeps running his mouth until I get really angry.

249. Run out of gas: figuratively means to indicate getting tired:

  • The pitcher ran out of gas in the seventh inning.

250. Sissy: Means the behavior of a cowardly man, behaving like a woman:

  • Two fifth-grade boys who called John a sissy on the playground.

251. Schlep

A: Means to haul or carry (something heavy or awkward):
  • She schlepped her groceries home. 

B: Means (of a person) to go or move reluctantly or with effort:

  • I would have preferred not to schlep all the way over there to run an errand.

252. Sack: Means dismissal from employment

  • He got the sack for swearing.

253. Show-biz: Means entertainment industry:

  • Instead of going to college, Aya moved to cairo and tried getting into show-biz.

254. Say what?: Means to express surprise at what someone has just said:

  • I'm moving out. "Say what?"

255. Scam: Means a dishonest scheme; a fraud:

  • An insurance scam.

256. Shebang: Means a matter, operation, or set of circumstances:

  • The Mafia boss who's running the whole shebang.

257. Says who?: Means "Who are you to tell me that?":

  • You can't park here. Oh yeah! Says who?

258. Scarf: Means eat quickly:

  • Since he hadn't eaten in a week, he scarfed down everything on his plate.

259. Sit tight: Means to wait:

  • Just try to sit tight until dinner is ready.

260. Schmuck: Means idiot, not care:

  •  What a stupid schmuck.

261. Screw: Means cheating or putting someone in a bad situation:

  • Sam got screwed by a car dealer when he traded in his old car.

262. Screw around (play around): Means wasting time with unproductive:

  • If you screw around all day at this work, you will have to come back again.

263. Screw up: Means big mistake:

  • Many people are very mad at government who screwed up the economy.

264. Scaredy cat: Means afraid:

  • You can't go to sleep without a nightlight? Don't be such a scaredy cat

265. Sharp: Means elegant and well-groomed (mostly for men):

  • They were greeted by a young man in a sharp suit.

266. Slug it out: Means fight:

  • Everyday supporters and opponents slug it out in streets when making new laws.

267. Small fry: Means power or influence:

  • The man who is small fry, usually bullied from others.

268. Sleaze: Means behaving in an immoral, corrupt, or sordid way:

  • You're the last person who has to sleaze around bars.

269. Sleeper: Means that activities and beliefs are secret and unknown:

  • He was a sleeper agent until he was found to be carrying some important documents. The government put him in jail. 

270. Slurp: Means a loud sucking sound made while eating or drinking:

  •  I hate that to slurp when you eat.

271. Space out: Means lack of focus and easy to forget:

  • Spaced out halfway through the lecture.

272. Smack: Means hitting:

  • She got tired of getting smacked by her boyfriend, so she left him.

273. Smart-ass: Means a person who is neither respected nor disrespected:

  • If you weren't such a smart-ass, maybe you'd have more friends.

274. Snatch: Means when take to something by force and quickly:

  • A young teenager snatched a purse out of the hands of an elderly lady walking down the street.

275. Stick around: Means to stay around, wait where you are:

  • How long can you stick around today?

276. Snap: Means an easy task:

  • A control panel that makes operation a snap.

277. Somebody: Means a famous and rich person:

  • He must be a somebody because everyone is pointing at her and staring.

278. Shot: Means an attempt to do something:

  • Several of the competitors will have a shot at the all-round title.

279. Smooch: Means kissing:

  • Adam and Sara were caught at work smooching in the room, and now everyone in the office knows about it.

280. Slowpoke: Means a person who moves, walks and drives slowly:

  • The guy driving ahead of me is such a slowpoke. It looks like he's a really elderly driver.

281. Sleazy: Means that a bad person or thing is immoral (used as an adjective):

  • Aya doesn't like to watch sleazy movies but her boyfriend does.

282. Shot down: Means disapproval:

  • Everyone shot down my idea at first, but later agreed that it was a good idea.

283. Schmooze: Means lively and friendly conversation, typically one conducted in order to impress or manipulate others:

  • Williams hung around for a bite of lunch and a schmooze.

284. Slammer: Means prison:

  • If he had lived, he'd be in the slammer today.

285. Smashed: Means very drunk:

  • When they go back to the barracks, the single men get smashed.

286. Sap: Means a stupid person, a naive person:

  • If he wasn't such a sap, he'd realize that his old girlfriend doesn't want him to call anymore.

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287. Smoke eater: Means fireman:

  • My father is a smoke eater.

288. Split

A: Means (of one's head) suffer great pain from a headache:

  • My head is splitting. 

B: Means leaving a place, especially suddenly:

  • Let's split," Harvey said

289. Scrounge: Means trying to find something:

  • Every morning He scrounges around his room looking for clean clothes to wear.

290. Spook: Means to frighten; unnerve:

  • They spooked a couple of grizzly bears.

291. Scuz bag: Means a dirty, nasty person:

  • The scuz bag that lives down the street was caught peeking into his neighbors' house.

292. Spud: Means potato:

  • Do you want rice or spuds for dinner?

293. Shake It: Means faster:

  • Hey, the movie starts in ten minutes. Let's shake it!

294. Square: Means old fashioned:

  • My father looks square in his jacket.

295. Steamed up: Means anger:

  • Don't get so steamed up over the issue.

296. Scuzzy: Means filthy, physically unclean:

  • Don't you feel kind of scuzzy if you go more than two days without taking a shower?

297. Stink: Means to be very unpleasant, contemptible, or scandalous:

  • The industry's reputation stinks.

298. Shape up: Means improving behavior, to do better:

  • Ahmed's behavior at school had better shape up or else he's going to lose his parents' respect.

290. Straight: Means (of a person) conventional or respectable:

  • She looked pretty straight in her school clothes.

291. See-through: Means transparency, and it is easy to see from behind:

  • A lovely woman in a see-through blouse caught the attention of everyone at the party.

292. Stressed: Means becoming tense or anxious; worry:

  • Don't stress—there's plenty of time to get a grip on the situation.

293. Sucker: Means a gullible or easily deceived person:

  • If suckers will actually pay to do the work, more fool them.

294. Take a hike: Means go away (used as an expression of irritation or annoyance):

  • I am tired of all your complaining. Take a hike.

295. Taken: Means cheated out of:

  • He was taken for all his money at the casino.

296. Taking care of business: Means doing what i have to do:

  • I have been taking care of business.

297. Threads: means clothes:

  • Those look like expensive threads he is wearing.

298. Tool around: Means to drive or jaunt about, going from place to place without any specific direction or goal:

  • I don't want to tool around all night. It is time to go home.

299. Totaled: Means damage (something, typically a vehicle) beyond repair; wreck:

  • He almost totalled the car.

300. Up: Means a period of good fortune or positive mood:

  • You can't have ups all the time in football.

301. Up for grabs: Means available

  • Everything is up for grabs.

302. Veg out: Means to spend time idly or passively:

  • I want to veg out in front of the television this evening.

303. Vibes:

A: Means the emotional state of a person or the atmosphere of a place as communicated and felt by others:

  • We've been picking up some bad vibes on that guy.

B: Means to enjoy oneself by listening to or dancing to popular music:

  • Another classic CD for you to vibe with.

C: Means to get on; have a good relationship:

  • We vibe so well with each other.

D: Means transmit or give out (a feeling or atmosphere):

  • He vibed pure hate in my direction.

304. Wad:

A: Means a large amount of something, especially money:

  • She was working on TV and had wads of money.

B: Means a bun, cake, sandwich, or other piece of food:

  • Tea and wads in some church hall.

305. Waste: Means killing or severely injuring (of someone):

  • I saw them waste the guy I worked for.

306. Wheels: Means the car:

  • If you let me borrow your wheels, I'll go out and buy a pizza.

307. Whiz: Means a person who is extremely clever at something:

  • He is a whiz at the computer.

308. Wired:

A: Means a nervous, tense, or edgy state:

  • Not much sleep lately—I'm a little wired.

B: Means to send a telegram or cablegram to:

  • She wired her friend for advice.

309. Wussy: Means weak and overly timid or fearful; wimpy:

  • Don't be such a wussy all the time. Say what you are thinking.

310. Yukky: Means messy or disgusting:

  • Yucky green-grey slushy cabbage.

311. Zapped: Means exhausted:

  • I am too zapped to help you right now.

312. Zip

A: Means nothing:

  • He knew zip about running the company.

B: Means to move at high speed:

  • Swallows zipped back and forth across the lake.

C: Means energy; vigor:

  • He's full of zip.



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