“Yikes! Are you serious?”
Slang of the day: yikes
Meaning: an exclamation showing surprise
Usage: Yikes, I can’t believe that happened.
Susan – I got an ‘A’ on my history test. How did you do on it?
Tim – I got a ‘D’.
Susan – Yikes!
Tim – And I also caught a stomach bug.
Susan – Double Yikes!
“She has a sweet tooth!”
Slang of the day: sweet tooth
Meaning: liking sweet food (candy, cake, chocolate, etc.)
Usage: I feel like eating a big piece of cake! Ever since I got pregnant I have a real sweet tooth.
Ted – I can’t believe you just ate 6 cupcakes. You’re going to get a huge belly ache.
Sue – Not me, I have a sweet tooth and I live for sweets!
“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.
Fred – How are you doing today? Are you ready for our big exam?
Sam – I’m okay. I’m a bit tired.
Fred – Not me, I’m 100% ready to go!
Sam – How? Didn’t you pull an all-nighter like me?
Fred – I did, but then I followed it by downing 5 cups of coffee.
Sam – Yikes, you must be wired!
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!
Burt – I’m so hungry, I could eat a huge hamburger right now.
Dot – Sorry Burt, but we only have light munchies at our party.
Burt – That’s fine. I’ll fill up on munchies.
***10 minutes later
Dot – Where did all of the food go?
Burt – In my stomach.
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.
Sally – I can’t grow any plants. Every time I plant one, it dies within days.
Doug – That’s so sad.
Sally – Yeah, it is. Obviously I don’t have a green thumb like you do.
Doug – I can teach you how much water to give your plants.
Sally – Water? You have to water plants?
Doug – Well, that’s is your problem right there.
Slang of the day: booze
Usage: Here’s some booze for you. Drink up!
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 – I only had 10.
Dan – Yeah, that is enough to make you sick.
Fred – Oh man, I gotta go to the bathroom…
“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?
Sue – Whaaaaaaaa!!!
Mom – What happened?
Sue – Fell down, hurt!
Mom – Oh, you got a boo boo. I’m sorry. Let me kiss it and make it all better.
Sue – Thanks mama.
“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!!
Fred – Nice outfit.
Sally – Thanks.
Fred – And aren’t you going to say anything about my new hat?
Sally – It’s loud. There is nothing more I can say about it.
Fred – oh.
“Look at my humongous candy bar!”
Slang of the day: humongous
Meaning: huge, enormous
Usage: That lady has a humongous hat. Wow
Deb – Hey, I like your bow tie.
Phil – Thanks.
Deb – It’s humongous, but it’s still really sharp.
“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.
Dana – I’m glad you are enjoying the ice cream I gave you.
Chris – I really am.
Dana – I had no idea you were going to pig out and eat the whole carton of ice cream though.
Chris – Sorry about that. I was really hungry!