Browsing archives for 'American Slang'

Wired

American Slang,English Vocabulary 16 August 2011 | 2 Comments

“I’m so wired after drinking this coke.”   Slang of the day:  wired   Meaning:  to be very alert and full of energy   Usage:  Wow, I’m wired. I drank 10 cokes back to back.   Dialog: Fred – How are you doing today?  Are you ready for our big exam? Sam – I’m okay. I’m […]

Munchies

American Slang,English Vocabulary 15 August 2011 | 4 Comments

She really has the munchies! Slang of the day: munchies Meaning: snack food or a craving for snack food Usage: Look at all of the munchies this party has! Dialog: Burt – I’m so hungry, I could eat a huge hamburger right now. Dot – Sorry Burt, but we only have light munchies at our […]

Green Thumb

American Slang,English Vocabulary 14 August 2011 | 4 Comments

Green Thumb Slang of the day: green thumb Meaning: to be good at gardening and growing plants Usage: Wow, your plants are beautiful; you must have a green thumb. Dialog: Sally – I can’t grow any plants. Every time I plant one, it dies within days. Doug – That’s so sad. Sally – Yeah, it […]

Booze

American Slang,English Vocabulary 12 August 2011 | 12 Comments

Booze! Slang of the day:  booze Meaning:  alcohol Usage:  Here’s some booze for you. Drink up! Dialog: Fred – Oh my God, I think I drank way too much tonight. Dan – You think? Fred – Well, the jello shots were just so good. Dan – They had a lot of booze in them. Fred – […]

Boo boo

American Slang,English Vocabulary 11 August 2011 | 4 Comments

“I have a boo boo on my hand.” Slang of the day: boo boo Meaning: This word is mainly used with children. It’s a small injury, like a scratch or cut. Usage: Did baby fall down and get a boo boo? Dialog: Sue – Whaaaaaaaa!!! Mom – What happened? Sue – Fell down, hurt! Mom […]

Loud

American Slang,English Vocabulary 10 August 2011 | 5 Comments

“Jeez, that girl’s clothes are just too loud!” Slang of the day:  loud Meaning:  bright or garish Usage:  Are you sure you want to buy that hot pink top?  It’s so loud!! Dialog: Fred – Nice outfit. Sally – Thanks. Fred – And aren’t you going to say anything about my new hat? Sally – […]

Humongous

American Slang,English Vocabulary 9 August 2011 | 8 Comments

“Look at my humongous candy bar!” Slang of the day:  humongous Meaning:  huge, enormous Usage:  That lady has a humongous hat. Wow Dialog:   Deb – Hey, I like your bow tie. Phil – Thanks. Deb – It’s humongous, but it’s still really sharp.

Pig Out

American Slang,English Vocabulary 8 August 2011 | 3 Comments

“I’m totally pigging out on cotton candy!” Slang of the day:  to pig out Meaning:  to eat a lot of food Usage:  Everyday after I come home from work, I pig out on chips and soda. Dialog: Dana – I’m glad you are enjoying the ice cream I gave you. Chris – I really am. Dana […]

All Ears

American Slang,English Vocabulary 7 August 2011 | 2 Comments

The students were all ears as their teacher spoke. Slang of the day:  all ears Meaning:  to listen carefully and attentively Usage:  When my husband speaks; I’m all ears. Dialog:   Doug – Did you hear what the teacher said in class today about the test? Peter – Nope, I fell asleep. Doug – Really? […]

Threads

American Slang,English Vocabulary 6 August 2011 | 0 Comments

“Look at my new threads!” Slang of the day:  threads Meaning:  clothes Usage:  Wow, dude! Your threads are cool! Dialog: Peter – What did you do today Phil. Phil – I went to the mall. Peter – Of course, I should’ve known. I can tell by your cool threads!