Condensed and edited for ease of use, it is a companion of sorts to Roger's Profanisaurus - a guide to modern language which doesn't take itself, or it's subject too seriously, and any criticism of the content can be easily countered by t While the website handy as it is manages to get deeper into various meanings and etymologies of the words and phrases now cropping up, this book is a handy reference tool for the times when searching through the entirety of the website is simply too daunting. In this totally and awesomely revised edition of the best-selling original, readers will find defs--mostly new, some updated, and all fularious--for the most current word creations. Clunkers swiftly fall to the bottom. You can log in to add words and definitions - and edit existing definitions! Entries are checked by volunteer editors and rated by site visitors and have multiple definitions, usage examples, and tags. It consists both of coined words and phrases and of new or extended meanings attached to established terms.
Urban Dictionary may have originally started as a joke, but the online authority of all things slang is now a legitimate source on what popular sayings mean — and a ton of the words published in their pages are commonly accepted vernacular. Urban Dictionary covers the language that encompasses the trials and tribulations that anyone under 30 encounters--and leaves everyone over 30 scratching their heads but wanting to know more. After reading through 4 letters of entries, the white suburban ghetto lingo from a decade ago isn't funny anymore and is becoming irritating. It's irreverent, idle and fun particularly for this oft-times out of the loop Gen X-er. Boomerang child — a child who moves out to start his or her own life, then returns home to live often as a result of the economy, but possibly due to irresponsibility of some kind More: 12. These neologisms serve to crystallize and critique entire experiences or social subsystems.
We realise that some people will take drugs no matter what advice they are given, so we have reproduced this guide for information purposes only. I just wish that etymological history for at least some of the entries were available. No idea if there was a third book though, I kind of lost interest after that. Since then, the site has skyrocketed in popularity, amassing thousands of definitions and edumacating millions. There is still lots of work to be done to get this slang thesaurus to give consistently good results, but I think it's at the stage where it could be useful to people, which is why I released it.
I ate fish last night and it was totally delish. A single term or similar terms may refer to various drugs or have different meanings, reflecting geographic and demo-graphic variations in slang. Why are entries for A-D 15% of the alphabet in letters 25% of this book? However, many including some of the words below have since been added to — and others may have been in old-school dictionaries first, but the peeps at Urban Dictionary just defined them better. Badassery — actions or behavior that are amazing or unbelievable; the act of being a badass 7. Bitcoin — electronic currency that can be transferred securely without the need of a third party such as a bank or PayPal 10. Users submit about 2,300 new entries every day! My brother and sister in law sent me this for Christmas for a fun gift and I have to say- well caught to them because I had quite the good time pouring through this print version of Urban Dictionary.
Since then, the site has skyrocketed in popularity, amassing thousands of definitions and edumacating millions. Users submit about 2,300 new entries every day! I had to pank down the garbage so that I could get more into the can. Last edited on Jun 19 2018. Luckily, there are many different websites offering online American slang dictionaries. In other words, it turns sentences or phrases into words. Founded in 1999 by college student Aaron Peckham as a parody of the dictionary, UrbanDictionary.
Crackberry — a slang term for a mobile phone brand BlackBerry that implies its user is addicted to the device 19. The waves are hella good, so it is a great day to surf. It allows you to do a broader search than a thesaurus allows. I suppose its a nice resource for the older generations, but its also an entertaining distraction to flip through when you have a moment here and there. Beer me — please, get me a beer can also be used figuratively to ask for anything to be passed or retrieved for the speaker 8. Almost always used sarcastically to indicate that the speaker doesn't care.
More than 5 million street lingo words and expressions have been defined by the Internet community. Since then, the site has skyrocketed in popularity, amassing thousands of definitions and edumacating millions. Last edited on Sep 18 2017. After reading through 4 letters of entries, the white suburban ghetto lingo from a decade ago isn't funny anymore and is becoming irritating. More about the dictionary can be found on. The higher the terms are in the list, the more likely that they're relevant to the word or phrase that you searched for. A dictionary that explains commonly used American slang words can be a very useful resource for anyone interested in learning more about how language continues to evolve throughout the United States.
Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade March 1997. Users submit about 2,300 new entries every day! Although I do enjoy the references to newfangled web sites like LiveJournal and MySpace. In Urban Dictionary, site founder Aaron Peckham culls his more than 170,000 definitions for the funniest, and most provocative phrases that define the modern slang scene. The more extreme and negative stereotypes are that street smart people are unintelligent and incapable of achieving a higher education, while book smart people are naive, easily manipulated, and have bad judgment in bad situations. Pretty amusing for a while.
It only includes words that are used regionally. Bropocalypse — a large gathering of adult males with the sole mission of getting drunk such as at a fraternity party 14. Its sensibility, in fact, borders on the illiterate, which must be a first for a dictionary. A crapella — singing badly while listening to music through headphones 2. Bromance — 1 as a noun or adjective, two heterosexual males with such a close relationship they appear to be romantically involved; 2 as a verb, the act of attempting to become closer to a fellow heterosexual male usually through acts similar to romancing a woman, such as flattery, gifts and spending alone time 13.
And if you enjoy reading and flicking through it, then who knows? Most evoke social scenes through inside jokes. I bet it's front-loaded, where synonyms are only listed once and for the word first in alphabetical order. It's irreverent, idle and fun particularly for this oft-times out of the loop Gen X-er. It helps you find inspiration for describing things. Regional Slang Words Some slang words are commonly used nationwide and appear in nationwide communication such as movies, television and magazines; but, some slang words have not gone mainstream and are used only in certain regions of the U. Last edited on Jun 19 2018. These indexes are then used to find usage correlations between slang terms.