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25 of the Most Common Slang Words in English


Here we have 25 of the most common

slang words that you usually hear in

English.



1.   Ditch / Ditched  

The word ditch means to get rid of something or to run out on someone.  In a sentence you could say: I am going to ditch this car. Or, or might say: He ditched me last night.


2.   Broad 

The word broad means a girl or a woman. In a sentence you could say: I am going to ditch this broad.

3.   Slick


The word slick can have 2 meanings. One meaning is positive and the other meaning is negative. In the positive sense, it can mean a clever or cool person. Or it could describe something of high quality. In a sentence you could say: He is a slick guy. Or, you might say: That is a slick car.

In the negative sense the word slick can mean that a person can easily fool or convince others by the way he speaks. In a sentence you could say: He is a slick operator. Or, you might say: He is a slick politician.



4.   Dude
                            
 

The word dude usually means a man.  We usually use the word dude when we are describing what kind of a person they are. We might say: He is a bad dude. Or, they might say: He is a cool dude. The writer of this article is of course a cool dude. 


 5.   Pumped up


The term pumped up means that you are very excited or enthusiastic over something. You might hear someone say: He is all pumped up for the competition.


6.   Salty 

The word salty is used to describe a person who is mean, repulsive, annoying, or angry.  In a sentence you could say: She is salty right now because her boy friend gave her the axe.


7.   The axe

The word axe means to break-up with someone or to get fired from a job. In a sentence you could say: My boss just gave me the axe. 

8.   Sorry ass


The word sorry ass is used to describe the low, poor, or pitiful quality of someone or something. It can also mean inadequate. In a sentence you might say: Get you sorry ass over here.



9.   Flippin out

                            
 

The term flippin out means that a person is acting crazy, angry, or panicking. It can also mean to lose control over yourself. In a sentence you could say: He flipped out when he lost all of his money.



10.   Trippin

The word trippin means that a person is thinking or acting crazy or foolish. It can also mean that a person is overreacting to a situation. The word trippin can also describe the high that a person feels when he is on drugs.  In a sentence you could say: She is trippin over the loss of her cell phone.



11.   Freak out / Freaked out 

The term freaking out means that a person has become very excited, agitated, or scared. In a sentence you could say: She freaked out when she saw a ghost.


12.   Lose it  / Lost it


To lose it means to become so emotionally upset that you do not think in a rational way.  Then you suddenly become very angry.  In a sentence you could say: He just lost it when his girlfriend cheated on him.


13.   Spaz  /  Spazzed Out



To spaz out means to go crazy or to easily lose your physical or emotional control. In a sentence you could say:  She is a total spaz! Or, you might say: He spazzed out when I totaled his new car.



14.   Geek

                            
The word geek usually describes someone who is highly skilled in technology. The word has the idea that someone is obsessed with his job. You could here someone say: He is a computer geek.



15.   Dork

The word dork refers to a person who is odd. Usually, you use the word to indicate that the person is silly, stupid or an idiot. You might say: He is a dork.


16.   Beef 


The word beef means to have a grudge, complaint or grievance with someone. You might say: She has a beef with you.


17.   Tight

The word tight can have different meanings depending on how it is used. It could mean that a person is cool or awesome. If you are talking about money though, the word tight means stingy or cheap. For example, you could say: He is a tight dude. If you are talking about money you could say: She is so tight she wont spend a dime.

18.   Bummer


The word bummer means disappointing. Often you will hear people say: That is a real bummer.



19.   Peeved  /  Peeved off

                            
 

The word peeved or peeved off means annoyed, upset or irritated. People will usually say: I am really peeved.  Or, they might say: I am really peeved off with him.



20.   Cheesed off

The word cheesed off means annoyed, angry, or disappointed. You might here someone say:  I am really cheesed off at him.


21.   Hang tight 


The phrase hang tight means to remain in your current location or to wait a little longer. You might hear someone say: Just hang tight, I will be there in a minute.


22.   Juiced  /  Juiced up


The word juiced means that someone is very excited, full of energy, or very motivated.  It could also mean that someone is drunk.  You might hear someone say: He is all juiced for the competition.


23.   Trashed

The word trashed means to destroy, vandalize or damage something. It also has the meaning of throwing away something. It has a 3rd meaning, that of getting drunk or high on drugs. You might hear someone say: They trashed his house when they threw a wild party.




24.   Hang loose

                           
The phrase hang loose means to relax or to stay calm. It can also mean not to take something too seriously. You might hear someone say: Hang loose dude, I have got your back. This means relax I am here to support you.




25.   Chill  /  Chill out

The word chill or chill out means to calm down or relax. Often you can hear people say: Chill out dude! Or they might say: You should chill out a bit. Or they might say: Just chill!


There you have it, 25 of the most common slang words in English.