15 Slang Words That Need To Be In Your Vocabulary

15 Slang Words That Need To Be In Your Vocabulary

Atmaj Vyas

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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