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boludo

Spanish Argentina

Word USED Very frequently BY Most People

(n.) It's originally an insult meaning dumb or idiot, but it's also frequently used with friends.

"Che boludo, ¿cómo andás?"

"Hey boludo, how are you going?"





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tae greet*

* to cry

Scots Scotland

Word USED On Occasion BY Most People

(v.) Meaning 'to cry'

"Shut yer weesht an stop yer greetin ye eejit!"

"Shut up and stop crying, you idiot"





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voorgevoel*

* prefeeling

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(n.) A feeling something is about to happen. Can be used in both a positive and a negative sense.

“Ik heb hier geen goed voorgevoel over.”

“I don’t have a good prefeeling about this.”





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boteren*

* to butter

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

(v.) If it butters between two people it means they get along. Can be used in negative form (e.g. “it doesn’t butter between x and y”) when people don’t get along.

“Het botert de laatste tijd goed tussen de twee zussen”

“It butters good lately between the two sisters”


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buy-cott

English English speaking countries

Word USED On Rare Occasion BY People Opposing Protests

(n.) Going out of your way to buy from a certain brand that has been boycotted.

“I’ve been buying a lot of t-shirts as part of a buy-cott to save a local business from going under”





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epibreren

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Very Rare Occasion BY Some People

To perform an undefined task in order to inspire the impression that this very task is of utmost importance, even though it is totally insignificant.

"We moeten dit document nog epileren."

"We still have to epibrate this document."





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wee

Scots Scotland

Word USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(adj.) Meaning 'small' or 'little'. Can also be used to mean 'young'.

"Gie us a wee dram a' yer whiskey pal"

"Give me a small sip of your whiskey, mate"





chongo

Spanish Buenos Aires, Argentina

Word USED Frequently BY Young people

(n.) A way to refer to your informal love partner.

"Are you and Juan boyfriend and girlfriend? Naaa, he is my chongo. We only see each other from time to time"





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bedda*

* beautiful

Sicilian Sicily, Italy

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) It literally means beautiful, so don't be surprised if Sicilian grannies call you that.

“Ciao, bedda!”

“Hello, beautiful”





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thunder-plump

Scots Scotland

Word USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

(n.) A sudden, thundery shower of rain.

"It's awfie dreich the day, a reckon we're in fer an unco big thunder-plump!"

"It's awfully grey today, I reckon there's a very big thunder-plump coming!"





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stylé

French France

Word USED Very frequently BY Students

Something or someone cool and trendy.

"Hyper stylé le nouvel iPhone!"

"The new iPhone is so cool!"


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vago

French Lyon, France

Word USED Very frequently BY Students

(n.) Slang term for "car".

"Ma vago est tombée en panne hier."

"My car broke down yesterday."


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lagom

Swedish Sweden

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(adj.) Not too little, not too much, but just the right amount.

Note: 'Lagom' underpins every aspect of Swedish society, from how many meatballs you should have, to how formal you should dress for work... the answer is always 'lagom'

"När är det lagom att fråga om datum?"

"When is it the right time to ask someone out on a date?"





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pompes*

* push-up

French France

Word USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) Equivalent of "shoes" or "creps".

"J'ai acheté des nouvelles pompes pour courir."

"I bought new shoes to go running."


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cul-sec*

* dry ass

French France

Word USED Very frequently BY Students

Equivalent to "bottoms-up" or "chug". To drink a glass of alcohol in a single shot.

"Il a bu sa bière cul-sec."

"He chugged his beer."


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