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Welcome to our list of English slang! Here you will find a comprehensive list of commonly used slang words and phrases, with examples and definitions to help you understand their meanings. Slang is an important part of the English language, and can be used to express yourself in a more creative and casual way. Whether you are a native speaker or a learner, this page is sure to provide you with a better understanding of English slang.

Slang – Skedaddle

Slang – Skedaddle. Meaning – To leave or run away hastily or quickly. This expression is often used to describe someone or something making a swift and hurried…

Different Ways To Say Thank You

Thank you is one of the most important phrases in the English language. It is a polite way to show appreciation and gratitude for something someone has done…

Slang – Nowt

Slang – Nowt. Meaning – Nothing. This slang is British slang and it is commonly used in the north of England and Scotland. It is Northern English slang. The opposite of…

Slang – Cheerio

Slang – Cheerio. Meaning – Goodbye. Cheerio is a positive, somewhat lively, farewell. This expression is generally seen as a more casual and lighthearted way of saying goodbye compared to other…

Slang – Fresh

Slang – Fresh. Meaning – Attractive, cool or fashionable. This slang expression can be used to describe something that is new or up–to–date with the latest trends. Fresh…

Slang – Hullabaloo

Slang – Hullabaloo. Meaning – A commotion, disturbance, uproar or fuss. This expression is used to describe some kind of noisy argument or disagreement. A hullabaloo is a loud…

Phrasal Verb – Chat Up

Phrasal Verb – Chat up. Meaning – To start a conversation with somebody who you are attracted (sexually or romantically) to.  You chat somebody up if you wish to get…

Slang – Daft

Slang – Daft. Meaning (adjective) – Foolish or stupid. This slang is extremely common British slang (it originated in Scotland and Northern England) but is likely to be understood by all native English…

Slang – Chuffed

Slang – Chuffed. Meaning – Very happy, delighted or proud. The word chuffed is an adjective that means to be pleased, delighted, or very happy about something. This slang is…

Slang – Gormless

British English Slang – Gormless. Meaning – (adjective) Stupid or foolish. This expression can refer to someone who displays a lack of intelligence. A clumsy person may be called gormless…

Slang – Kerfuffle

Slang – Kerfuffle. Meaning – A noisy argument or commotion. Kerfuffle is a noun that means a commotion or fuss caused by a disagreement or argument. It can also…

Slang – Squad

Slang – Squad. Meaning – A group of friends. The word squad has a variety of interesting uses, both in formal contexts and slang. In a formal context,…

Slang – Zillion

Slang – Zillion. Meaning – An extremely large number. An unknown, vague or fictitious large number – it is not an actual number and does not have an exact…

Slang – Cracking

Slang – Cracking. Meaning – Excellent or impressive. The very best or of high quality. This expression is used to describe just about anything that is really good –…

Slang – Cup Of Joe

Slang – Cup of joe. Meaning – Cup of coffee. This is common American slang. In the UK people generally prefer a cuppa (cup of tea) to a…

Slang – Binge-watch

Slang – Binge-watch or Binge watch. Meaning – The act of watching multiple episodes or an entire season of a television show, film series, or any other form…

Slang – Mate

Slang – Mate. Meaning – Friend. This is an informal expression used to refer to a close friend or companion. This slang is extremely common British and Australian slang….

Slang – Dicky Bow

British English Slang – Dicky bow or Dickie bow or Dickey bow. Meaning – A bow tie. A bow tie is a necktie in the form of a bow with two loops.