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wizard

English Virginia, United States

Slang USED On Occasion BY Young people

(adj.) The word “wizard” is a synonym for “cool”; it is used when one finds something interesting, or when one likes something.

"Did you see my new tattoo? That’s wizard! I love it!"


Confirmed by 5 people




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chur

English New Zealand

Expression USED Frequently BY Mostly the youth and middle aged

(interj.) A word used to express gratitude, excitement, or agreeance.

"That was choice as, bro!" "Chur."


Confirmed by 2 people




barking

English United Kingdom

Word USED On Occasion BY some people

(adj.) A shortened form of "barking mad" ie: insane. Used for emphasis.

“Harry is under the impression Draco is now a death eater” “You’re barking!”


Confirmed by 8 people




hang out

English United States

Expression USED Very frequently BY young people

To 'hang out with a friend' means to spend time with a friend.

"Hey, wanna hang out this evening?" "I want to, but I have work. How about tomorrow?" "Okay, sounds good!"


Confirmed by 20 people




Not my cup of tea

English United Kingdom

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

When you say that something is 'not your cup of tea', you mean that it's not something you enjoy or like; it's not your thing. You can use 'that' or 'it' or name the thing that isn't your cup of tea, or even simply say 'Not my cup of tea!'

'Do you want to play tennis with us?' 'No thanks, that's not my cup of tea' OR 'It's not my cup of tea' OR 'Tennis isn't my cup of tea' OR 'Not my cup of tea'


Confirmed by 19 people




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up to speed

English United States

Slang USED On Occasion BY Everyone

To be caught up on something.

"Can you bring me up to speed on the current economic situation?"


Confirmed by 24 people




🙃

English Various countries

Emoji USED On Occasion BY young people

Can be used to display a sense of passive-aggressiveness.

"Should we just go with my idea then?" "Sure 🙃"


Confirmed by 17 people




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on my tod

English North , United Kingdom

Slang USED On Occasion BY Northerners

Alone or on your own.

"Did you go into town with your friend." "No I was on my tod."





keep your chin up

English English speaking countries

Expression USED Frequently BY Most People

Used to encourage someone to remain positive.

"Have you heard back from the job yet?" "No." "Well, keep your chin up, you'll hear soon!"


Confirmed by 8 people




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wb*

* welcome back

English United States

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Millenials

An acronym of 'Welcome Back'. It was mostly typed in messaging/chat applications, but may also be spoken aloud in-person when someone returns.

"Be right back." ... "I'm back."


Confirmed by 3 people




brb

English United States

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Millenials

An abbreviation of 'be right back'. It was most often used online in various messaging platforms, but is now often spoken aloud in-person when needing to temporarily leave a group or a room within the need of explanation (such as needing to use the toilet).

"Brb." ... "Okay, I'm back." "Welcome back."


Confirmed by 8 people




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fixin' to

English | Southern US Southern US, United States

Slang USED Very frequently BY Older Generations

Fixin' to (Fixing to) means 'about to' or 'going to' in the near future.

"Have you taken out the trash yet?" "I'm fixin' to."


Confirmed by 4 people




y'all

English Southern States, United States

Slang USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A contraction of 'you all', most often used as a second-person plural pronoun. It can also be used as an interjection to direct an emotion towards a small group of people as a reaction, or to attract attention. As an interjection, it is most commonly used either in anger or appreciation with a difference in inflection and tone to reflect this.

"Y'all are acting silly"


Confirmed by 7 people




wdy?

English English speaking countries

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Young People

Used when texting, short for ''what do you do?''.

''Hey! Wdy?''


Confirmed by 4 people




a grand

English England

Slang USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) A generally informal word meaning £1000

"I wouldn't mind a spare couple grand to spend on a holiday."

"I wouldn't mind a spare couple thousand pounds to spend on a holiday."


Confirmed by 6 people