Slang English (Intermediate to Advanced – Top 600+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 5

Intermediate Deck 5

Total: 20 words

pickle

noun

a predicament; a sorry plight; an unpleasant difficulty

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ratchet

adjective

lacking in class, refinement, or good taste

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rip-off

noun

a copy; an imitation

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showstopper

noun

something that is striking or has great popular appeal

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slamming

adjective

excellent; beautiful; fabulous

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so-and-so

noun

an unnamed, disliked person

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tough love

noun

a mixture of compassion and strictness designed to affect change in destructive behavior

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yap

verb

to talk incessantly

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yesterday

adjective

outdated; unaware of current fashions and trends

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pizzazz

noun

energy, vim, vigor, or excitement

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true dat

interjection

used for expressing strong agreement

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up for grabs

phrase

available to anyone

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welcome to the club!

expression

used for expressing faint sympathy for someone who is complaining about something that others suffer

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you go, girl!

interjection

used as an encouragement or exhortation

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on the house

phrase

paid for by management of the establishment

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slam dunk

noun

something regarded as certain to occur or be accomplished, typically something desirable that requires little further effort

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badmouth / bad-mouth

verb

to insult someone; to disparage someone

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chunk of change

phrase

a lot of money

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loose cannon

noun

a person whose actions or words cannot be controlled or predicted

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read my lips

phrase

pay attention or listen carefully

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