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Cool American English Facts

1. there are over 540,000 words in the American English Language

2. McDonalds opens a new restaraunt every 13 hours"

3. Roughly 95% of all Americans eat at McDonalds or Burger King at least once a year

4. Roughly 4.5 million native american indians live in the United States

5. about 50 million American do not have health insurance

6. Tiger Woods earns over $35,000 every hour

7. About 1/3 of all of the money in America is in California

8. Alaska is America's largest state

9. Over half of all African Americans in the US live in the South Eastern states

10. American English is the most popular form of English in the world

11.- America uses over 25% of the world's energy

12.- Roughly 90% of the Canada's population lives within 100 miles of the US border

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A

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
abs stomach muscles
adorbz adorable
aint is not
amazeballs amazing
awesome very good, great, cool, exiting, tight, enjoyable

B

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
baby('s) mama the mother of someone's child
back pack a large butt, booty, buttocks
band (as in rubber band) $1,000
bank a very large amount of money
baller 1. someone who is very good at sports (usually basketball or football)
2. someone who is very successful
bootleg something that has been recorded illegally (usually movies, DVDs, etc.)
booty a butt, rear end, buttocks
booty cleavage when the top of a buttocks is showing due to clothing being too small or tight
badinkadink a small butt, booty, buttocks
badonka big, large
badonkadonk a large butt, booty, buttocks
badunkadunk a large butt, booty, buttocks
beezy girl, woman (considered rude)
bejamins $100 dollar bills
to be bent on doing something to be very determined to do something
a big deal very important
a bill $100
bizzle girl, woman (could be considered rude)
to blast music to play music very loudly
bling shiny jewelry
bogus counterfeit, fake, not real
to bounce to leave
bows elbows
brawl a physical fight involving many people
bread money
brizzle girl, woman (could be considered rude)
broad girl, woman (could be considered rude)
to break someone's pockets to cost (someone) a lot of money (be very expensive for someone)
to be broke to have very little or no money
bubbly champagne
to bump music to play music loudly
bucks dollar bills (money)
to bust something to break something
to get busted to get in trouble for something
to buy time to stall or delay something in order to give someone more time to do something

C

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
cake buttocks, butt, booty, etc.
cash a way to say money
cell, celly a cellular phone
change a lot of money
a cheap shot a hit or punch when someone is not expecting it
cheddar a way to say money
cheese a way to say money
chi-city (pronounced "sha city") chicago
chi-town (pronounced "sha town") chicago
chica a way to say girl (actually is the Spanish word for girl)
chick girl, woman (could be considered rude)
to chill out to relax, to be relaxing, to be calm
cop a police officer
to cop something to get something
cougar a lady that pursues, and is attracted to, significantly younger men
cray crazy
cray cray crazy
crazeballs crazy
crooked cop a police officer that acts illegally or unethically
crunk 1. Very fun, exciting, cool, awesome
2. To be under the alcohol and marijuana at the same time
to cut a rug to dance

D

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
deets details
deez these
to have deep pockets to have a lot of money
dench awesome/cool
DJ disk jockey (person who plays the music at a party or club)
diss an offensive comment
the dirty south the states in the south east corner of the United States
to diss someone to say something offensive to someone
donk a butt, booty, buttocks (same as 'donque' or 'badonkadonk')
donque a butt, booty, buttocks
dough a way to say money
dope 1. very cool, exciting, tight, awesome
2. a way to say marijuana
draped up very darkly tinted car windows
drawers a way to say underwear
dripped out very fresh car paint job (appears wet)
to drop money on something to spend money on something

E

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
to eye something to see something, to look at something

F

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
fake counterfeit, not real
fly very attractive

G

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
a G 1. $1,000
2. a gangster
to get into it with someone to start arguing or fighting with someone
getting paid making a lot of money
ghetto a very poor area of a city
gnarly very good, cool, awesome, enjoyable (pronounced "narly")
gold digger a woman that is dating someone for their money
a grand $1,000
a groupie a person (usually a girl) that follows a rock band, or rap artist with the intent of spending time with them
green a way to say money
grenade an overweight, unattractive girl (made popular by TV series Jersey Shore). Also see 'landmine' below.
grill 1. the front (usually metal) section on a car
2. someone's teeth

H

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
hater someone that is jealous, dislikes something, or does not approve of something
to hang out to be speding time somewhere or with someone
hangover the negative effects of alcohol the day after heavy drinking
hench very muscular in appearance
to be high to under the influence of drugs
high tops a kind of shoe that ends just above the ankle
to hit something 1. to go somewhere
2. to eat, drink, or smoke something
home boy a friend (male)
honey an attractive girl or lady (could be considered rude)
homey a friend (male)
hot mess someone with an unkept, messy appearance
hustler a person that does whatever needed to make money (usually by illegal actions)

I

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
ice diamonds
to be iced out to be wearing a lot of diamonds
ill very good, cool, tight, awesome, great
to be "in" to be in style, stylish, or cool (usually used when talking about fashion)

J

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
j's jordans (very popular type of basketball shoe named after Michael Jordan)
jacked up very excited, full of energy
to jack something to steal something
a jam a song
a joint a marijuana cigarette
the joint prison
junk in the trunk a butt, booty, buttocks

K

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
to keep it real to not act against ones values or beliefs, to be true
kicks a way to say shoes
to knock someone out to hit someone so hard they lose consciousness
to get knocked up to accidently get pregnant (usually outside of marriage)
knockoff something that is fake, not real (purse, shoes, etc.)
a knockout a very attractive person
to kick the bucket to die
kraft singles dollar bills
kush a type of marijuana from the kush mountains near pakistan

L

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
landmine a (skinny) unattractive girl (made popular by TV series Jersey Shore). Also see 'Grenade' above.
legit 1. very good, cool, awesome, tight
2. real, not counterfeit, honest
leggo let's go
loco crazy (actually Spanish word for "crazy")
locked up to be in jail
to be on lock down to be forbidden to go anywhere
to be locked in to be commited to doing something
to lock something up when something is guaranteed to happen, something will surely happen due to someone's actions

M

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
to mess something up to do something wrong, to ruin something
mind bomb something mind blowing
molly ecstasy
money maker someone's best physical feature
to make bank to make a lot of money

N

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
nada nothing, none (acutally is Spanish word for zero)

O

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
to be off the chain to be very exciting, cool, enjoyable
to be off the hinges to be very exciting, cool, enjoyable
old lady wife

P

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
to be packing heat to be carrying a gun
paper a way to say money
peeps people
photobomb when a good photo is ruined by someone or something (usually in the background of the photo)
pimp 1. very cool, tight, awesome, fun, enjoyable
2. a male that is very successful at attracting females
player a male with many girlfriends
po po police, police officer
popping bands spending large quantities of money
popping tags shopping
to pop someone to punch someone
what's popping? what's going on?
to be popping off to be very lively, exciting, fun, enjoyable
props compliments, respect, praise
to punk someone 1. to trick someone
2. to disrespect someone
purp 1. marijuana that has a purple color
2. a cough syrup type drink that contains codine and is often purple
to push through something to struggle through something to the end

R

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
rack city las vegas
rack slang for breasts
racks a large amount of money (in thousands)
ratchet unattractive, unappealing, rude, broken
red eye (flight) a very late or overnight flight
to rep something 1. to represent something
2. to wear something (clothes)
ride another way to say car
to take a ride to go for a drive
the rock a ball (usually basketball or football)
to rock something to wear something (clothes)
rocks diamonds
to run your mouth to (continually) say offensive things

S

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
salt shaker a butt, booty, buttocks
selfie a picture taken by oneself, of oneself
to sell out to act against your beleifs or values for money
to school someone to prove your dominance over someone
scrilla another American Slang way to say money
sha-city (offical term is "chi-city") chicago
sha-town (offical term is "chi-town") chicago
shoes the rims and/or wheels on a car
shorty a very attractive female
the slammer jail or prison
to slang something to sell something (usually drugs)
slum a very poor area of a city
sick very cool, tight, hip, good, impressive, enjoyable
six pack very defined abs (stomach muscles)
to get socked to get punched
to spit game to flirt, talking to get the attention or affection of the opposite sex
to sport something to wear something (clothes)
to spot someone/something 1. to lend someone something
2. to see something
3. to assist someone lifting something (usually weights)
a stash 1. a collection of something (usually secretive)
2. a mustache
to stash something to hide something, save something
steez style
stones diamonds and other jewels
stunna someone who owns and shows off their expensive things
to sweat someone to intimidate someone
to sweat something to worry about something

T

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
to talk trash to say offensive things
TDOT the city of toronto
throwed to be drunk or high (intoxicated)
thun thun ecstasy
tight very cool, sick, hip, good, impressive, enjoyable
toe up very ugly, unattractive
trill very good, cool, awesome, tight
to trip, to be tripping 1. to be unnecessarily mad or angry
2. to be completely wrong about something
twerking a type of booty shake/booty dance

U

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
to be up on something to know current information about something

V

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
vibe a feeling given off by a person or place

W

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
wack stupid, not cool, not right
weezy rapper lil' wayne
wheels a way to say car
whip a way to say car
wimp someone who is not strong, not courageous, not daring

Y

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
yeezy rapper kanye west
yolo you only live once

Numbers

Idiom / Phrase American Slang Meaning
24/7 non-stop, never stopping, never ending (pronounced "twenty four seven")
411 information, news, gossip
5-0 police or police officer (pronounced "five-oh")
6 pack very defined abs (stomach muscles)