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American Slang,English Vocabulary 18 August 2011 | 2 Comments

“Yikes! Are you serious?” Slang of the day: yikes Meaning: an exclamation showing surprise Usage: Yikes, I can’t believe that happened. Dialog: 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 […]

Sweet tooth

American Slang,English Vocabulary 17 August 2011 | 2 Comments

“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. Dialog:   Ted – I can’t believe you just ate 6 cupcakes.  You’re going to […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 – […]


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 […]