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American School Slang Expression: Vocabulary E                     [back]


eesh (int)

 

Interjection indicating surprise, disbelief or shock. The world is gonna end! Eesh! [James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, 1998]

8-ball (n)

 

Old English 800- 40 oz. of malt liquor. That 8-ball got me drunk. [St. Philips College, San Antonio, TX, 1998]

86 (v)

 

To throw out; to get rid of. To tell someone not to do it. 86 that! He 86ed that old car and got a new one. [Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 1998; St. Philips College, San Antonio, TX, 1998]

el (n)

 

 A marajuana cigarette. Pass me the el. [Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ]

 engi-nerd (n)

 

An engineering student. That dorm is full of engi-nerds. Quit acting like an engi-nerd. [University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, Urbana, IL, 1999]

 erf (int)

 

General expression of stress or confusion.  Erf! I forgot where I parked my car![University of Houston, Houston, TX]

errr..... (adj)

 

 Crazy, stupid or dumb. She is so errr.....; she'll never finish that project. [Redlands Community College, El Reno, OK]

evildude (evildudette, evildudess) (n)

 

Someone devious, sneaky, 'good at being bad, but not necessarily someone you don't like. Leila is the evildudess of Elm Street! [Montreat College, Montreat, NC, 1998]

eye candy (n)

 

Something/someone attractive; used when pointing to a particularly good looking babe or speaking of a girl's breasts. Look at that eye candy over there. [University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, 1999]


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