American School Slang Expression: Vocabulary B                     [back]

babbage (adj)


1. Fake; not real.  That Rolex is just babbage. 2. Two-faced; backstabber. She's so babbage; she always disses everyone. [Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC]

bacon (n)


The police. This donut shop smells like bacon. Slow down, I smell bacon. [University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1998]

backward k (n)


A strikeout where the batter is struck out without swinging the bat, i.e., caught looking.  [California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA]

bad (n)


Fault, responsibility. Don't worry; it's my bad. [Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia]

bad business (n)


Something very wrong; an unpleasant or unfair occurance.You didn't get your financial aid? That's bad business. [Philander Smith College, Little Rock, AR, 1998]

Badaud! (pronounced: bah-daw-d)(int)


Used to describe an incident, attitude or situation that is unbelievable, unspeakable. It is used to express disbelief or to avoid talking about a certain topic or subject that makes one feel uncomfortable or irritated. You flunked that test?! Badaud! [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI]

badical (adj)


A contraction of "bad" and "radical". It's used to convey that a person, event or thing is good "bad" and fresh "radical". Dude, that move was badical. [Cal State-San Marcos, San Marcos, CA, 1999]

bag (v)


To skip; to miss; to cancel; to forgo an event. Did you see Peterson's lecture last Thursday? Naw, I bagged. I pulled an allnighter the night before - I was too tired. [Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1999]

bag rays (v)


1. To get a sun tan. 2. To go topless. I was bagging rays yesterday at the beach. [University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1998]

bag up (v)  


To laugh uncontrollably. [University of Delaware, Newark, DE]

bail (v)


To get out of here; to leave. [University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA; and Da Bomb]

ball (v)  


To leave.  [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI]

baller (n)


A person who is able to attract many members of the opposite sex. [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI]

bama (bamma)


1. (n) Someone who is not hip; someone who you think is not cool or down for whatever! Ignore her; she's just a bama. [Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD]   2. (adj) Dressed out of style; acting out of style; looking out of style. You are lookin' very bama in those tight plaid pants. [Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA]

banant (pronounced: ban ant) (n; int)


A really good looking person of the opposite sex. Look at that hottie! Banant! [Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 1998]

bang (v)


To have sex. I banged him last night. [West Virginia University , Morgantown, WV, 1998; SUNY-Albany, Albany, NY]

bangin' (adj)


Cool; looking good; hot; very attractive; fun; exciting; or very good. Her body was bangin'!!! The new Lexus is bangin'!! [Chicago State University, Chicago, IL, 1998; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1998; University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Burlington County College, Burlington, NJ; University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Wilmington, NC]

barney (n)


A good-looking guy.  Check out the barney over there; he's a hottie! [Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL]

bash (v)


To have sex. Yo, I bashed that girl over there. [North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1998]

baste (v)


To disrespect; to treat without respect. She just basted you! [Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1999]

B.D.S. {mildly vulgar}(n)


Someone who is cocky and is full of him/herself; a conceited person. It stands for: Big Dick Syndrome. That guy thinks he's all that. It's just another case of B.D.S. [California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA, 1998]

b-dussy (n)


The odor remaining after sex (from bootie, dick, and pussy). It smells like b-dussy in here! [Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO, 1998]

be audi; be audi 5000 (v)


To be leaving (usually in a hurry or very soon); to be out of here. It's 5pm; I'm audi. This job bites. I'm audi 5000. [St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, 1998; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1998; Emporia State University, Emporia, KS]

be 'bout it (v)


To be in favor of or to want to do something. You're going to get some beer? I'm 'bout it! [Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 1998]

be bringin' on the raucous (v)


To be doing the best possible at something. After that damn all nighter for ORGO yesterday... I'm bringin' the raucous! [Rice University, Houston, TX, 1999]

be 'down' with (v)


To be in agreement with or satisfied with. Are you coming to the party? Yeah I'm down with that. [Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada, 1999]

be raggin' it (v)


Having one's menstrual period. She's pretty grumpy. She must be raggin' it. [Bluffton College, Bluffton, OH, 1999]

be smokin' crack rock (v)


Doing something stupid. (Used as an excuse for doing something really stupid usually in front of someone else.) I didn't delete that file; I'm just smokin' crack rock. [East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1998]

Beast; Beast Light (n)


Milwaukee's best beer. What beer is in the keg? Beast Light. [University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1998; SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

beat (adj)


1. Not cool; unpleasant or bad. That party was kinda beat! [West Chester University, West Chester, PA, 1998] 2. Phat, cool, bomb or great. That board is beat. [Seattle Art Institute, Seattle, WA, 1998]

beat those (v)


To have sex. Hey Bobby, did you beat those yet? [San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1998]

beat up tank (n)


In the state of being highly intoxicated. Brian's a beat up tank tonight. [University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 1998]

beef (n)


A problem (or disagreement) with someone or something. After we ignored Jim we had a beef with his whole crew! [North Carolina A and T State University, Greensboro, NC, 1998; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1998]

beejer (n)


Oral sex performed on a male; fellatio. Did she give you a beejer? [University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, MI, 1999]

been around the block (adj)


Sexually experienced; promiscuous. That chick's been around the block a few times too many! [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

beer {vulgar} (n)


Semen. It smells like beer in here! [University of Western Ontario, London, Canada]

beeyatch (byach--pronounced "BEE-YOCH") (n; voc)


1. An exclamatory response to a girl that dissed ya or used to describe a chick that ain't worth mugging with.  Take a hike, beeyatch! [Texas A&M University, College Station, TX]   2. An attractively fine lady, especially with an attitude.  Check out the beeyatch in the red dress. [Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN] 

b-ei-ei-ich (n)


Bitch. She's nuthin' but a b-ei-ei-ich. [Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA]

belligerent (adj)


Drunk (and sometimes incoherent and violent). I was so belligerent last night, I almost booted. [UCLA, Westwood, CA, 1998; Boston University, Boston, MA, 1999]

benjamin (n)


A one-hundred dollar bill. [Kent State University, Cleveland, OH]

bent (adj)


High or intoxicated. I was totally bent after that keg. [Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI]

beotech (pronounced beeeeyotek) (n; voc)


It is a substitute for bitch. Hey beotech! Smoke a bird!!! [Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, 1998]

bessie (n)


Cow smell. The wind's blowing today. It smells like bessie in here. [University of California at Davis, Davis, CA]

bet (int)


To agree to do something, to confirm or agree with. Wanna go see a movie? Bet! [University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; and Da Bomb]

Better put some water on that shit! (phr)


A strong recommendation to someone to improve their appearance. You better put some water on that shit. [West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1998]

Betty  (n)


A good-looking girl.  [Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL; University of Maine, Orono, ME; and Da Bomb]

B.F.A. (n)


A boy from Ayer; a loser. Don't listen to him he's a B.F.A. [University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1999]

B.F.E. (n)


Out of the way, hard to find, and/or a remote location (short for buttfuckin' Egypt). It was a cool party, considering it was all the way out in B.F.E. [University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1998]

big ole' six (n)


Crips and GD's (gangs). Watch out for him; he's a big ole' six. [University of Jackson, Jackson, MS;  Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS]

Billy Big Willy (n)


US President Clinton.  Billy Big Willy got himself in some shit now! [University of Western Ontario, London, Canada]

birrrrrds (n)


A female¡¦s breasts.  She got some fine birrrrrds! [University of Louisville, Louisville, KY]

bitter (adj)


Angry and/or sad. He flaked on me so I'm a little bitter. Are you bitter about your grade? [UCLA, Westwood, CA, 1998]



1. (n) Woman or girlfriend. There were some mighty fine bitches at that party last night. 2. (n) Person who is being annoying often by being cheap or stingy. Stop being such a bitch, Bill, and give me one of your cookies. 3. (v) To complain. Stop bitchin' and get back to work. [Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, 1999]

bizatch (n)


A variation on Be-atch which is derived from the word Bitch. This is the term for a disliked female. However the term is used to describe both males and females with positive and negative connotations. (It's all in the enunciation) [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

biznitch (n)


Bitch; a dislikeable female. Yo dude, stop acting like such a biznitch. [University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, 1999]

blah (adj)


Tired; not feeling well. I feel so blah after taking five midterms in one day. [Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA, 1998]

blaze (v)


To smoke marijuana. Hey man, did you blaze today? [New York University, New York, NY, 1999]

blew out (n)


1. Very drunk or high off marijuana.    I been partying all day; I'm blew out. 2. Rough, like you didn't sleep or hadn't groomed yourself. Wonder what's up with Janet. She looks blew out! [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI]

blizzie (n)


Blunt; marijuana cigarette. Fire up dat blizzie! [St. Philips College, San Antonio, TX, 1998]

blower (n)


A paper towel roll stuffed with dryer sheets to dissipate marijuana smoke. I got the blower if you got the bowl. [West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1998]

blowyalance (n)


Something that is really bad; something that really sucks. Mrs. Yoke has much blowyalance because she gave us a pop quiz. [DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, 1998]

blurge (n)


A paper towel roll with fabric softener that dilutes the smell of marijuana or other drugs. The blurge needs to be refilled. [Morrainne Valley Community College Palos Heights, IL, 1998]

bobbing for fries (adj)


Extremely ugly--as in the girl's so ugly she stuck her face in a fry vat. She needs a bag for her head; she's so ugly, she's bobbing for fries. [Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1999]

boce (n)


A term for females usually from the Maryland, DC area who are two-faced, and stuck on themselves. [North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mt., NC]

bogus (adj)


Bad; unfair; fake. That exam was bogus. [University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998]

boh-ya (phr)


In your face.  [City College of New York, New York, NY]

boinkable (adj)


Attractive enough to have sex with. That guy is so boinkable. [University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH , 1998]

bojangle (v)


To act crazy and mess up; to make a fool of oneself. She's straight bojanglin' by trying to get wit' my boy! [James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, 1998]

bomb-biggity (adj)


All that; very good. [University of Mississippi, Oxford, Ms]

bomb-diggity (adj)


Extremely cool or interesting. The bomb-diggity chick walked by my locker. [Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL, 1998]

bommy (bomby) (adj)


Very good. [University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX]

bon diggity (adj)


Attractive; good-looking. You are so bon diggity. [Penn State University, University Park, PA, 1999]

bones (n)


Money; dollars.  [Montgomery College, Germantown, MD]

bonk (int)


An expression of surprise meant to convey the surprise of being hit over the head causing the sound bonk. Oh bonk! I forgot to do my homework! [Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 1998]



1. (int) An expression used when someone stares at you for a long time and doesn't speak to you; you say boo!! I said boo to that guy who just stared at me in the library. [Philander Smith College, Little Rock, AR, 1998] 2. (voc) A name given to a recluse, or someone strange and antisocial, as in Boo Radley from To Kill A Mockingbird. Watch out for Boo; he might be a serial killer. [University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1998] 3. (n; voc) Your boy/girlfriend. He's my boo. [Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN]

boo-boo (adj)


Ugly (used for females). Man, that chick is boo-boo. [University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

bool (adj)


Very good; cool. You're the boolest! [San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1999]

boone (n)


Someone who stabs you in the back; someone who betrays you. Don't trust him; he's a boone. [University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN]

boosted (adj)


Happy; surprised; excited. Jason was boosted when he saw that his grade turned out to be an "A"! [University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1999]

boot (n)


To vomit, presumably from drinking. Watch out! Looks like she's going to boot. [Williams College, Williamstown, MA]

bootilitious (adj)


Corny; lame; stupid; weak. That joke was bootilitious. [Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ]

bootleg (adj)


Illegal or unfair. That test was totally bootleg. [Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH]



1. (adj) Weak, no good, bunk; bad or unfair. We can't have beer in our dorm? That's booty. [University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1998; Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ; University of Georgia,  Athens, GA] 2. (n) Posterior. Check out the booty on that chick! [University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1998]

booty call (n)


When someone calls or pages you for sex. I got a booty call tonight. [North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 1998; UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA ]



1. (n) Dance or any type of social gathering with loud music. Hey It's Collingwood's bop tonight. [Durham University, Durham, England, 1998] 2. (v) To look for someone of the opposite sex. Me and my buds were just out boppin' at that bar. [Lamar University, Beaumont, TX]

bop bop bop (n) (always used with hand movement that involves pointing at person your saying it to.) 


1. That's right; you said it.  That test was booty. Bop bop bop! 2. A greeting. Bop bop bop. What's up? [Ottawa University, Ottawa, Canada]

bopper (n)


A guy/girl who looks for the opposite sex all the time. (ex: car bopper, bed bopper, telephone bopper). You don't want him; he's just a bed bopper. [Lamar University, Beaumont, TX]

bosh (v)


To have sexual intercourse with a female. My mate Ross boshed her twice last night. [Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1998]

boss (adj)


Very cool, most excellent. [North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA; University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI]

bounce (v)


To leave. This party is whack, man. Let's bounce. [East Los Angeles College, East Los Angeles, CA, 1998; University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1998; Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, 1999; California State University at Northridge, Northridge, CA; Quinnipiac College, Hamden, CT; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; West Chester University, West Chester, PA; Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI; Fresno State University, Fresno, CA.; Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA; Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; New York City, NY;and Da Bomb]

bout it bout it (adj)


1. Focused on achieving your goals. We are bout it bout it on that project. [Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, 1998; Savannah State University, Savannah, GA] 2. Da bomb, very good, excellent, the best. Your love is bout it bout it. [Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL, 1998; Howard University, Washingtion D.C] 3. In agreement with something. I'm bout it bout it for the movies. [McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA; Howard University, Washingtion D.C.]

bouya (adj; int)


Busted; got proven wrong. Bouya; I said you couldn't beat me at tennis! [University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC]

bra (n; voc)


Surfer way of saying bro (short for brother). Hey bra, whas up? [North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA]

brad (adj)


Really cool and/or studly. That guy is brad. [Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1998]

brains (n)


Fellatio; oral sex on a male; a blow job. So can I get some brains from you girl or what? [Indiana University, South Bend, IN, 1998]

brazier; braze (adj)


Cool, hip, awesome, on the edge. Did you see Armageddon last weekend? Yeah, that movie is brazier. [Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1998]

break down (v)


To happen. If the fedz knock on our door, shit's gonna break doooooooown. [University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1999]

breed (v)


To have sex.  Yo girl, we gonna breed or what? [Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS]

breeze (n)


A corny joke. That prof thinks he's funny but he don't know nuthin' but breezes. [University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC]

broke (adj)


1. Uncool; not living up to expectations; unable to perform. That party was broke. They ran out of beer right after I got there. [University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 1998] 2. High or intoxicated from marijuana. [Howard University, Washington, D.C.]  

brown bag it (v)


To have sex with someone even though their face is wack... and you wish you could (or actually do) put a bag over it. Damn my date is ugly; looks like I'm brown bagging it tonight. [Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1998]

brown bag special (n)


A woman whose face is foul but her body is attractive. Ya, she's a brown bag special. [Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1998]

brush teeth (v)


To perform oral sex on a male. That girl likes to brush teeth. [Victoria College, Victoria, TX, 1998]

bubbler (n)


A (drinking) water fountain. I'm going to get a drink at the bubbler. [Gordon College, Glouchester, MS, 1998]

buca (adj)


Simple; average (applied to people). That girl is so buca. Why are you watching her? [University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 1999]

buck (v)


To intimidate someone. They tried to buck him but he didn't back down. [Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA]

buckled (adj)


Ugly girl. Damn, she's buckled! [The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA, 1998]

buddah (n)


Marijuana; chronic. Yo, that's some mighty fine buddah! [Penn State, State College, PA]

buddy (n; voc)


A person (often used to replace the person's name). Buddy on T.V said it was going to rain. I had just sat down when, buddy over at the next table starts. [McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1998]

budget (adj)


Something un-good or upsetting. Usually used understatedly as a reply to news you have just been told. We've got another exam in that class? Budget! [University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada]

buff (adj)


Big; muscular; brave; oversized. That dude is buff! [Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and Da Bomb]

buffalo chick (n)


Fat female. I got drunk last night and fucked some buffalo chick. [St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI, 1998]

bug (n)


To bother.  Don't bug me; I gotta study. [University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS]

buggin' (adj)


Crazy or off da wall. Jay musta been buggin' when he told me to talk to that mud! [Lincoln University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1998]

buji (adj)


Used to describe a person who tries to act high class or is snobby or stuck up. That girl in bio is totally buji. Who does she think she is anyway? [Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA]

bum (v)


To ask to have something. Can I bum ten bucks for lunch? [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

bunk (adj)


1. Extremely bad; stupid; unfair; sucks beyond belief (the harshest of the harsh); doesn't work correctly. Dude, this party is bunk! [University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1999; Red River College, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1999; Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA, 1999; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., 1998; St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI, 1998; SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia. NY; Penn State University, State College, PA] 2. Extremely ugly. [University of Maryland, College Park, MD]

bunked (adj)


Somewhere between buzzing and drunk. I got bunked at the party last night. [SUNY, Brockport, Brockport, NY, 1998]

burn (v)


1. To smoke marijuana. It's 420. Let's go burn.[Troy State University, Fort Myers, VA]   2.  To cook well. That girl is burnin'; she's going to be a master chef! [Texas Christian U., Dallas, TX]

burnin' (adj)


Infected with a sexually transmitted disease. [Jackson State University, Jackson, MS]

burnips (adj)


Very cold. It's burnips outside. [Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA , 1998]

business class (adj)


Fat; too large to fit in a normal-sized seat.  Can you believe his date ate six desserts? She's business class and then some! [University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI]

bussit (v)


1.  To release, or let out.   Close the door; don't bussit the cat. 2. To initiate something. I'm going to bussit my science project. [Brigham Young University, Provo, UT]

bust (v)


1. To leave. Yo, I'm bored; let's bust. [County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ, 1998] 2. To pull off or accomplish a strenuous task. I busted a switch rodeo on that phat jump! (snowboarding) [University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1999]

bust a nut {vulgar} (v)


To ejaculate. I busted a nut all over her face. [University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 1998]

bust out (v)


To leave, especially to get the hell out of somewhere you HAVE to be. Let's bust out of the library and get some beers. [University of Vermont, Burlington, VT]

bust rocks (v)


To do something (esp. physical activity). Let's go bust rocks on the dance floor. [University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 1998]

busted (adj)


Ugly. That girl is so busted she shouldn't even walk out of the house. [University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 1998]

busted in (adj)


1. Intoxicated; drunk.  I had 6 OEs and now I'm busted in. 2. Hung-over. After that party last night, I'm too busted in to take that exam. [Radford University, Radford, VA]

busted up (adj)


Ruined. Princess Diana's car is busted up. [St Johns College, Darwin, Australia, 1998]

buster (busta) (n)


A person who is not cool (synonymous with dork). Don't mack on him; he's just a buster. [Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA] 

bust open a can of whoopass (phr)


To prepare to beat someone up/get really angry after they've done something appalling.  (Usually meant as a joke between friends.)  Yo g, if you don't stop bugging me, I'm gonna bust open a can of whoopass on you! [Chabot Junior College, CA]

butt (adj)


1.  Ugly and/or revolting.   That dress is totally butt! Why are you wearing it? 2. Extremely drunk or very wasted. I was butt after that party. [Williams College, Williamstown, MA]

buttah (butter) (adj)


Good; really nice; phat; attractive; or great. That shot was buttah. [University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, 1998; Norfolk State University, Norfolk VA; University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE; Russell Sage College, Troy, NY; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

buttery (adj)


Not all that good; bad.  That new CD is buttery. Turn it off. [University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX]

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