15 Slang Words That Need To Be In Your Vocabulary

Atmaj Vyas , 25 Apr 2018
Slang (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)
Slang (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Many years ago, when Urban Dictionary started, it was considered as a joke. It was like the online dictionary for all the slang words that existed. Now, it’s like a legitimate source that people go to when they need to find a meaning of a popular word. It has officially become mainstream! Today, in honour of our ever-changing English language, we bring you 15 such words that caught our attention!

1. A Crapella

Definition:- Singing badly while listening to music on your headphones.

2. Askhole

Definition:- An individual who asks ridiculous, obnoxious or irrelevant questions all the time.

3. Blamestorming

Definition:- Usually in a business setting, the act of attempting to identify who was to blame for a failure or problem, rather than trying to brainstorm a solution.

4. Boomerang Child

Definition:- A child who moves out to start his or her own life but returns home just as fast.

5. Crunk

Definition:- A combination of crazy and drunk often referring to someone who gets crazy after a few drinks.

6. Designated Drunk

Definition:- The individual who drinks all the alcohol offered to the designated driver.

7. Dweet

Definition:- Drunk tweeting.

8. Ego Surfing

Definition:- Using a search engine to look for information and references about yourself.

9. Fauxpology

Definition:- An insincere or fake apology.

10. Hot Mess

Definition:- A situation, behaviour or appearance in a disastrous state; often refers to an individual who’s attractive but doesn’t have it together.

11. Nom

Definition:- Eating (or nom, nom, nom or om, nom, nom… mimics the sound someone makes while enjoying something).

12. Nontroversy

Definition:- A scandal or controversy that doesn’t exist until it’s created.

13. Pregret

Definition:- Knowing you shouldn’t do something or you’ll regret it, but doing it anyway.

14. Salty

Definition:- Some who is mad or upset about something that’s insignificant.

15. Turnt

Definition:- This word has two meanings. One is drunk, the other is excited or hyped, particularly for a party.

What’s your favourite word? Let us know in the comments below.

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