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Slang words

Slang is very informal language.We usually use slang in speaking rather than writing, used especially by particular groups of people.
  • Abs: very good at, be skillful 
  • Ace: someone who is very good at doing something 
  • Admin: person/department of an organization 
  • Airhead: silly, stupid person 
  • All right?: hello, how are you? 
  • Antsy: nervous and unable to relax 
  • Axe/ax: to dismiss someone from a job 
  • Babe: a good-looking young woman 
  • Beat: tired, exhausted, weary 
  • Bee’s knees: something or someone fabulous, spectacular 
  • Beef: conflict with someone, complaint against someone 
  • Blab: talk too much 
  • Blast: a great experience 
  • Blatant: something that is really obvious 
  • Blimey: used for expressing surprise 
  • Blinding: (of an action) remarkably skilful and exciting 
  • Bling: flashy jewelry 
  • Bloody: very, really, totally 
  • Blow: waste something like money or an opportunity 
  • Botch: to do something very badly or carelessly 
  • Bottom line: the main point 
  • Break: an opportunity for advancement in one’s career 
  • Bugger: a disliked thing 
  • Busted: to be charged with a crime or offense 
  • Cabbie: taxi driver 
  • Cahoots: working together secretly 
  • Can: to reject someon 
  • Cheerio: a friendly way of saying goodbye 
  • Cheesy: low quality, distasteful, not stylish 
  • Chicken (out): not to do/change your mind in doing out of fear 
  • Chill/out: relax 
  • Cold fish: an unfriendly, unsociable person 
  • Chuffed: used when someone is really pleased about something 
  • Con: persuade (someone) to do or believe something by lying to them 
  • Cool: likeable 
  • Couch potato: someone who watches too much television 
  • Cram: to study hard in a very short period of time 
  • Crikey: an exclamation of surprise 
  • Cushy: (of a job or situation) undemanding, easy, or secure 
  • Dead: quiet, dull 
  • Deadbeat: unreliable, dull, lazy 
  • Dear: something that is expensive 
  • Deck: knock someone to the floor 
  • Diddly-squat: not anything 
  • Dig: to really like something 
  • Dirt: information to damage someone’s reputation 
  • Diss: when a person disrespects someone else 
  • Ditch: end relationship with someone 
  • Do: another word for a party 
  • Dodgy: dishonest or unreliable 
  • Donkey’s years: a very long time 
  • Dunno: don’t know 
  • Easy peasy: something very easy 
  • Eating: annoying, upsetting 
  • El cheapo: very cheap 
  • Elbow grease: physical effort/hard work 
  • Exec: an executive or manager 
  • Fab: fabulous, wonderful 
  • Faff: someone procrastinates, or wastes time wondering around 
  • Fib: a small, harmless lie 
  • Flab: body fat 
  • Flake: a crazy or eccentric person. 
  • Flick: a movie 
  • Flip-flop: make an abrupt reversal of policy 
  • Flog: to sell something 
  • Fortnight: fourteen nights 
  • Gag: a joke 
  • Gear: of poor quality 
  • Geezer: an old person 
  • Gob: to spit 
  • Gobsmacked: amazed 
  • Goose: a silly or stupid person 
  • Grub: food
  • Haggle: to argue over, and try to negotiate the price of something you want to buy 
  • Hairy: dangerous, risky, scary 
  • Hang/hang out: to spend time with 
  • Hassle: to annoy or bother someone 
  • Hoops: game of basketball 
  • Hung-up: overly concerned about something or someone 
  • Hunky-dory: good, going well 
  • Hyper: over-excited, over-active 
  • Icky: unpleasant in color or taste 
  • Iffy: doubtful, of uncertain qualities or legality 
  • In: fashionable, trendy 
  • In deep: deeply involved 
  • Jolly: very 
  • Kip: a short sleep 
  • Kudos: compliments or congratulations 
  • Leg it: to walk, run, or hurry 
  • Mate: friend, chum, pal, or buddy 
  • Nice one: used to express approval 
  • Not my cup of tea: something that is not to your liking 
  • Peanuts: when something is cheap, financially low 
  • Pear shaped: something has become a disaster 
  • Porkies: telling lies 
  • Props: due respect 
  • Row: an argument 
  • Smashing: something is terrific, brilliant 
  • Splash out: when you spend far too much money 
  • Strop: a bad mood, especially one in which a person will not do as they are asked and is unpleasant to other people 
  • Wangle: used to say some people have all the luck 
  • Wind-up: an attempt to tease or irritate someone 
  • Wonky: not straight, steady, or firmly fixed in position 
  • Zonked: very tired, or almost unconscious