Slangs are defined as the words and phrases used informally in any language. These expressions are usually formed and gain popularity locally before becoming accepted in informal speech all over. A problem with keeping track of slangs is that new additions are being made to the slang language on a daily basis. Here is a list of 100 slangs that are commonly used today -

  1. Airhead - A foolish or dumb person

She is such an airhead she keeps forgetting to get her books.

  1. All-Nighter - Studying all night usually before an exam or test

They were wandering dazed in school after pulling an all-nighter.

  1. Ball - A good time

The kids had a ball at the party.

  1. Bazillion - Used to indicate an uncountable number or a very big number

She gets a bazillion friend requests everyday on Facebook.

  1. Beemer - A BMW car

He kept driving around the block to show off his new beemer.

  1. Big Guns - People who have influence, are powerful

She knew it was time to call in the big guns when he refused to cooperate.

  1. Bitch - Complain or moan or gossip about something

Whenever the girls get together they find something to bitch about.

  1. Bonkers - Being mad or insane

He has gone bonkers since he got to know about the test.

  1. Break - Opportunity or chance

The band got a break when they performed on a T.V. show.

  1. Bummed - Sad or disappointed

Everyone was super bummed when the concert was cancelled.

  1. Cheesy - Outdated or overused, sometimes cheap as well

She was tired of hearing cheesy pick-up lines.

  1. Chicken - A name called to a coward

“He’s too much of a chicken to try that jump!” Tim said snidely.

  1. Con - Swindle

He was convinced the bank was trying to con him of his money.

  1. Couch Potato - Someone who does nothing but watch T.V. all day

Ever since he lost his job, he’s turned into a complete couch potato.

  1. Crap - Something that is worthless or a lie

His promises to change were all crap.

  1. Crash - To sleep over at someone’s house

She was crashing at a friend’s house after the party.

  1. Crash - Break into a place or attempt to get in somewhere

The plan to crash the party was foiled by the heavy security.

  1. Croak - To die

The old man croaked sometime in the night.

  1. Cruising - In a car, going at a high speed

They were cruising around town when they spotted the ghost.

  1. Cushy - Comfortably easy

She had a cushy job as the floor manager.

  1. Deck - Hit some on the face

He decked Tom a good one when he insulted him.

  1. Deep Pockets - Someone who has a lot of money; a good source of money

His father has really deep pockets and spoils him terribly.

  1. Dinosaur - Something or someone who is very old

Her computer is a total dinosaur.

  1. Dough - Money or cash

“I lent her some dough last week!” He cried.

  1. Ditch - Abandon something or leave

She has a reputation for ditching plans at the last minute.

  1. Dynamite - Awesome or great

That was a dynamite dinner at the new restaurant.

  1. Earful - Scolding or reprimanding

They both got an earful from their mother.

  1. Eyeball - Look and admire

All the girls were eyeballing the exchange student.

  1. Eye Popper - Astonishing or fantastic

The display for the store was an eye-popping success.

  1. Fender-Bender - A minor accident or collision between two vehicles

He had to give his car into repairs because of the fender bender.

  1. Flicks - Movies or films

She went to the flicks with her best friends.

  1. Freebie - Something that you got for free

The company was giving freebies to promote the product.

  1. Gig - Job or work

She makes a bundle at her current gig.

  1. Glitch - Some kind of defect or problem

There was a technical glitch with the sound system.

  1. Go Bananas - Go crazy

The kids went bananas when school was cancelled because of the storm.

  1. Goof Off - Wasting time, not doing anything in particular

He decided to stop goofing off and study in his final year.

  1. Grand - A thousand

He made 20 grand at his old job.

  1. Gross Out - A very bad time

The event was a gross out, nobody turned up!

  1. Grub - Food

They went to the diner to get some grub after the game.

  1. Guts - Courage or boldness

He finally worked up the guts to ask her to the prom.

  1. Hang out - Frequently spend time together in a place

The group usually hung out at the abandoned farm.

  1. Heave - Vomit

“Uh-oh I need to heave!” She said before disappearing into the toilet.

  1. Hot - Attractive, popular or sexy

The office was buzzing because of the hot new intern.

  1. Hustle - Leave hurriedly

We need to hustle or we’ll miss the train.

  1. Idiot Box - The television

He spends too much time indoors in front of the idiot box.

  1. Icky - Unpleasant or annoying

She wrinkled her nose at the icky mess in the kitchen.

  1. In - Currently fashionable

Stripes are in for summer this year.

  1. Jam - Being in trouble or playing music together

They got into a jam with the police while having a jam session.

  1. Jock - Someone who plays a sport

He was a lifelong basketball jock.

  1. John - Toilet

“Where’s the john?” He asked

  1. Joint - A bar or a pub

It was the most happening joint in the city.

  1. Junkie - Someone who is a drug addict

Liam became a junkie in college.

  1. K - A thousand of a currency

The guide demanded 5K before he’d take them back to the hotel.

  1. Kegger - A party where beer is the predominant drink

Her parents grounded her when they found out about the kegger.

  1. Kick Back - Relax

He needed a holiday to just kick back and unwind.

  1. Knuckle Sandwich - A punch aimed at the mouth

Dina served him a knuckle sandwich for insulting her friend.

  1. Lame - Something not up to the mark

That was such a lame ghost story.

  1. Line - An untrue story or excuse

I have heard that line one too many times.

  1. Lip - Talking disrespectfully

The student was suspended for giving lip to the principal.

  1. Meltdown - The complete breaking down of something

The politics of the country are in a state of complete meltdown.

  1. Mickey Mouse - Something that does not make sense

The entire episode was a sort of mickey mouse for the authorities.

  1. Neat - Good or excellent

“That was a really neat film.” She said

  1. Nuts - Crazy, mad

You must be nuts to try that climb.

  1. Oddball - Unusual or weird person

It was a good neighbourhood with the exception of a few oddball neighbours.

  1. Pad - A place where a person lives

Aidan has an awesome bachelor pad in the city.

  1. Peanuts - Very little money

She got that vintage jacket for peanuts from the garage sale.

  1. Pissed Off - Very annoyed

She was pissed off at him for being late.

  1. Pit Stop - Stopping to use the bathroom while travelling by road

They took a small pit stop before continuing along the road.

  1. Plastic - Any kind of card used for electronic transactions

She only had plastics, all her cash was spent.

  1. Poop - Excrement

They had to watch out for dog poop while jogging.

  1. Quarterback -Lead or initiative

He decided to quarterback the meeting and got straight to the point.

  1. Quick Buck - Easy gotten money

He is forever looking for ways to make a quick buck.

  1. Raw - New and inexperienced

The interns were raw so they needed constant supervision.

  1. Razz - Annoy or tease

He often razzed his younger brother.

  1. Repo - Repossess something due to non-payment of a loan

The bank will repo his house unless he pays soon.

  1. Rocking - Great, awesome

She had a rocking time at soccer camp.

  1. Rug Rat - A small child or toddler

They left the rug-rats at home with the baby-sitter.

  1. Scarf Down - Eat quickly or hurriedly

He just had enough time to scarf down a toast before the bus came.

  1. Shades - Sunglasses

She was forever buying new shades from the mall.

  1. Shot - Try something

“Here let me have a shot at that.” He offered.

  1. Smashed - Highly inebriated

They all got smashed at her birthday party.

  1. Straight - Honest or upfront

Give it to me straight, doctor! What’s wrong with me?

  1. Sucks - When something is awful or unacceptable

The cafeteria price hike just sucks.

  1. Threads - Clothes

He really needed to get some new threads before moving away.

  1. Totalled - For cars completely wrecked or crashed

He has totalled 4 cars in as many years.

  1. Umpteen - Incalculable

“I’ve told you umpteen times to clean this room.” His mother scolded.

  1. Up - Feeling cheerful or in good spirits

I’ve been feeling up ever since the summer started.

  1. Veg Out - Do absolutely nothing at all, relax

She really needed to veg out with a good book this weekend

  1. Vibes - General atmosphere or feelings

He was getting some weird vibes from the room.

  1. Wad - An amount of money held together by a rubber band or staple

He pulled out a wad of bills and placed them on the table.

  1. Wheels - A way to refer to a car

He got some really nice wheels for his 18th birthday.

  1. Whiz - Being very talented at something

She was a whiz at computer programming.

  1. Wimp - A cowardly person

He was a wimp who was scared of his own shadow.

  1. Yakety-Yak - Chatter about general things

She was always yakety-yakking on the phone with someone or the other.

  1. Yes-Man - Person who always agrees with those in authority

He was tired of all the yes-men who surrounded him.

  1. Yuck - Disgusting or bad

Yuck! I hate that medicine.” He cried angrily.

  1. Zapped - Exhausted or tired

He was totally zapped from running around all day.

  1. Zero - An unimportant person

In her eyes, he was a zero.

  1. Zit - Pimple

She screamed when she saw the zit on her nose.

  1. Zonked Out - Fall asleep quickly and deeply

He zonked out as soon as he hit the bed.