United States's Slang List


  • Pull an all-nighter - Staying up late the night before an exam in order to do last minute studying or to write a paper that's due the next day - #AcademicLife


  • Ace - Excellent grade - #AcademicLife


  • Cram for an exam - Study a lot of information in a short period of time - #AcademicLife


  • Screwed - When a person believes that things will not work out in their favour (being out of luck) - #ExpressingYourself


  • Dude/Bro - Term used when addressing a familiar friend - #ExpressingYourself


  • Hangout/Chill - Asking to spend time with someone, usually after class, in the evening or on weekends (*chill or chill out: can be used to tell someone to calm down) - #Outing


  • All-ears - The person is completly listening to you and giving you your undivided attention - #ExpressingYourself


  • Piece of cake - That something is "easy" to do - #ExpressingYourself


  • Are you kidding me? - Express frustration or excitement - #ExpressingYourself


  • Jonesing - Wanting something badly - #ExpressingYourself


  • FYI - "for your information" - #AcademicLife


  • Give the cold shoulder - To ignore someone - #ExpressingYourself


  • Hold your horses - To wait a minute - #Outing


  • RA - Residence assitant in a campus dor - #AcademicLife