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EASY SLANG WORDS | Slang words have their own prominence and they have their own significant importance for its usage of daily usage.Slang words play their role in describing their meaning with deep root and slang words are used to speak less and say more.

  1. Take the mickey —Easy Slang Words – To tease or mock.
  2. Throw shade-Easy Slang Words- To insult or say something unkind about someone. — “I can’t believe he said that. He just threw some serious shade.”
  3. Tosh —Easy Slang Words- Nonsense.
  4. Trash —Easy Slang Words- Can be used as an intransitive verb for destruction. e.g. “He trashed the car.”
  5. Uptight —Easy Slang Words- Stuffy, persnickety, the opposite of relaxed.
  6. Wrap (something) up —Easy Slang Words- To finish or complete something.
  7. U –Easy Slang Words- A letter used far more in British. It is in words like colour, favour, labour etc. I think this is why UK keyboards have 102 characters on them instead of your 101, or is it because they have a pound sign on them?
  8. Uni –Easy Slang Words- Short for university, we would say we went to uni like you would say you went to school. School here is just for kids.
  9. Wank –Easy Slang Words- This is the verb to describe the action a wanker participates in.
  10. Wanker –Easy Slang Words- This is a derogatory term used to describe someone who is a bit of a jerk. It actually means someone who masturbates and also has a hand signal that can be done with one hand at people that cannot see you shouting “wanker” at them. This is particularly useful when driving.
  11. Watcha –Easy Slang Words- Simply means Hi. Also short for “what do you” as in “watcha think of that”?
  12. Waz –Easy Slang Words- On average, it seems that for every pint of lager you need to go for a waz twice! A complete waste of time in a serious drinking session. It means wee or pee.
  13. Well –Easy Slang Words- Well can be used to accentuate other words. for example someone might be “well hard” to mean he is a real man, as opposed to just “hard”. Something really good might be “well good”. Or if you were really really pleased with something you might be “well chuffed”. Grammatically it’s appalling but people say it anyway.
  14. Welly –Easy Slang Words- If you “give it welly”, it means you are trying harder or giving it the boot. An example would be when accelerating away from lights, you would give it welly to beat the guy in the mustang convertible in the lane next to you. Welly is also short for wellington boots, which are like your galoshes.
  15. Whinge –Easy Slang Words- Whingers are not popular in any circumstance. To whinge is to whine. We all know someone who likes to whinge about everything.
  16. Willy –Easy Slang Words- Another word for penis. It is the word many young boys are taught as it is a nicer word than most of the alternatives. Some people also use it for girls as there are no nice alternatives. Hence “woman’s willy”. Also used by grown ups who don’t wish to offend.
  17. Wind up – This has a couple of meanings. If something you do is a “wind up” it means you aremaking fun of someone. However it you are “wound up” it means you are annoyed.
  18. Wobbler – To “throw a wobbly” or to “throw a wobbler” means to have a tantrum. Normally happens when you tell your kids they can’t have an ice cream or that it’s time for bed.
  19. Wacky backy – This is the stuff in a joint, otherwise known as pot or marijuana!
  20. Waffle – To waffle means to talk on and on about nothing. It is not something you eat. Americans often think that Brits waffle on about the weather. The truth of course is that our news reports last 60-120 seconds and the weather man is not hyped up to be some kind of superstar as he is on the TV in the US. If you want to see an example of real waffle watch the weather channel in Texas where there is nothing to talk about other than it is hot and will remain so for the next 6 months. Another example is the ladies who waffle on about anything on the Home Shopping Network. They would probably be classed as professional wafflers!
  21. Wangle – Some people have all the luck. I know some people that can wangle anything; upgrades on planes, better rooms in hotels. You know what I mean.
  22. Wonky – If something is shaky or unstable you might say it is wonky. For example I changed my chair in a restaurant recently because I had a wonky one.
  23. Wag off — To waste time, or play truant.
  24. Woke: Slang for “awakened,” as in being made aware of social injustices. — “If you’re so woke, why didn’t you vote?”
  25. Warts and all — Equivalent to ‘as is.’ Taken to include all negative characteristics.
  26. Write to – When visiting the US one can’t help noticing that you write each other. You don’t “write to” each other. Here it would be grammatically incorrect to say “write me” and you would be made to write it out 100 times until you got it right.
  27. YMMV: Your Mileage May Vary
  28. YOLO: You Only Live Once
  29. Yakking – This means talking incessantly – not that I know anyone who does that now!
  30. Yonks – “Blimey, I haven’t heard from you for yonks”. If you heard someone say that it would mean that they had not seen you for ages!
  31. Zonked — Completely exhausted.Our next post will cover British slang terms that Americans find confusing. Until then, here are some of our favorite American slang words:
  32. Zed – The last letter of the alphabet. The English hate saying zee and only relent with names such as ZZ Top (Zed Zed Top does sound a bit stupid!).
  33. Bye Felicia: A fast way to tell someone to go away. This term comes from the 1995 movie “Friday.” — “No, I will not go out with you. Bye Felicia.”
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