#USSlang: American slang (22)

  1. Bash (n.) Meaning: party.
    • Example:
      • “Hey, look! I got an invitation to Josh’s bash tonight.”
  2. Crib (n.) Meaning: house or place of residence.
    • Example:
      • “You have to go to Monti’s crib. He has a great stereo system in there.”
  3. Dicey (adj.) Meaning: risky or dangerous.
    • Example:
      • “Frank is a black belt in taekwondo, so getting into a fight with him is very dicey.”
  4. Glitzy (adj.) Meaning: fashionable; flashy or glittery.
    • Example:
      • “Stacey is wearing a glitzy gown on her wedding day.”
  5. Honcho (n.) Meaning: a leader, a boss, a chief.
    • Example:
      • “Scott was in the honcho‘s office because he just made a serious mistake.”
  6. Hyped (adj.) Meaning: really excited.
    • Example:
      • “Samantha is so hyped about the concert that she’s going to see tomorrow.”
  7. Iffy (adj.) Meaning: doubtful, uncertain.
    • Example:
      • “Becky’s political future seems iffy.”
  8. Klutz (n.) Meaning: a stupid and clumsy person.
    • Example:
      • “Tanya is a real klutz. She can’t finish all the tasks which are given to her.”

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, October 13 , 2013

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