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100+ American Slang words list with meaning and sentences. Here all the most common and daily conversational slangs words of USA are listed. Moreover their meanings and example sentences are also listed along with slang words.
What are Slang Words?
The slang words are basically informal language words that are not included in standard or formal language. These are the words spoken by native and friends in group discussion. Sometimes there is no meaning of slang words but they are used in our native conversation.
American Slang words list with meaning and sentences
Slang words with A, B, C
ASAP: stands for ‘as soon as possible’
Ace – Pass a test with 100%.
A turn off – Something that’s repulsive.
A blast – A very fun event.
By the skin of your teeth: just barely
Busted – Caught doing something wrong
Bummer – A disappointment
Buck – One dollar
Bro: a friend
Booze – Alcohol
Bomb – Really good
Blue or Have the Blues: to feel depressed or sad
Blow or Bomb: to fail or to be unsuccessful
Beat – Tired
B-Ball: often used to abbreviate basketball
Bail – To leave abruptly.
Babe – Your significant other
Crash: to go to sleep
Crash – To fall asleep quickly
Cram: to study feverishly before an exam.
Cram – To study a lot before an exam
Couch Potato: a lazy person,
Couch potato – A lazy person
Cool (adj.): nice
Chicken – Coward
Chick – A girl or young woman
Cheesy – Silly
Cheesy (adj.): Cheap
Cash (n.): money
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USA Slang words with D, E, F, G
Dutch or go Dutch: each person pays for his/her own meal
Dump – To end a romantic relationship with someone.
Drive up the wall: to irritate
Ditch – To skip an event.
Ex – An old relationship or spouse
Epic – Grand or awesome
FYI: acronym “for your information”
Freebie – Something that is free.
Flick – A movie
Flakey – Indecisive
Grub – Food
Give the cold shoulder: ignore
Getting hitched – Getting married
Get under one’s skin: bother
Conversational slang words
Hyped (adj.): Really excited.
Hot – Attractive
Hold your horses: Wait a minute!
Hit the road: to leave.
Hit the books: study.
Hip: cool, popular.
Have a crush – Attracted to someone romantically
Hang out: to gather in a casual;
Hang out – To spend time with others
It sucked – It was bad/poor quality
It is what it is: it’s a fact that cannot be changed.
In no time: Very soon.
In no time – Very soon.
I’m down – I’m able to join
I get it – I understand. Eg.
I feel you: I understand/empathize with you
I feel you – I understand and empathize with you
Jonesing: to want something badly.
Jacked: really strong
LOL: Text acronym for ‘laugh out loud’
Lighten up – Relax
Lighten up (v.): To relax
Lame – The opposite of cool or fantastic
Laid back – Relaxed or calm
My Bad: my fault or my mistake.
My bad – My mistake.
No worries – That’s alright.
No problem: you’re welcome,
Native american Slang
Once in a blue moon: infrequently
On the hour: an idiom for at every hour exactly
OMG: Text acronym for ‘oh my god’.
Put up a front: trying to act/appear tough
Pig out – To eat a lot
Piece of cake: easy or effortless.
Pass the buck: transfer responsibility to someone else.
Party animal – One who loves parties.
Ripped – Very physically fit
Rip-off – A purchase that was very overpriced.
Ride shotgun (v.): To ride in the front passenger seat of a car.
Recap: to state something again
R.S.V.P.: Stands for a French phrase,
Sweet – Fantastic.
Spill the beans: reveal a secret.
Snagged/Nabbed: to take something without asking or slyly
Sick – Awesome. Eg. “Those shoes are sick!”
Show up – Arrive at an event.
Shotgun – The front seat of a car.
Shoot the breeze: casual conversation.
Shady – Questionable or suspicious
Shades – Sunglasses.
See ya: goodbye
Screw up – To make a mistake
Screw up (v.): To make a mistake
Score: to get something you want.
Score – To get something desirable
Same here – I agree.
Trash (v.): To destroy. “The band trashed the hotel room.”
They got fired – They lost their job.
The bomb: if something
That hit the spot: (When talking about food/drinks)
Take for granted: to assume.
Take a rain-check: do at another time.
Wrap up (v.): To finish
Whiz – A really smart person.
What’s up? -Hey; what are you doing?
You bet: of course or no problem.
You bet – Certainly; you’re welcome.
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