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American School Slang Expression: Vocabulary G                     [back]


game (adj

 

Attractive; worthy of personal attention in the dating sense. That girl got game! [Suffolk County Community College, Long Island, NY]

gank (v)

 

To steal. Dude, you ganked my lighter. [West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1998; Red River College, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1999; University of Tennesee, Knoxville, TN; Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA;University of Georgia, GA; University of Dayton, Dayton, OH]

gator mouth (n)

 

1. Someone who talks too much. She's such a gator mouth; she never shuts up. 2. A girl who gives head. I hear she's a real gator head. Did you have a fun date? [Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN]

gay (adj)

 

Dumb, stupid, or unfair. Having a 9 o'clock curfew is so gay. [John Wood Community Colllege, Quincy University, Quincy, IL, 1998; Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, Ohio]

gaybert {likely to be offensive} (n)

 

A homosexual. There were a bunch of gayberts in that class. [University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC]

gup (v)

 

To modify and make more valuable. I'm going to g up my car before I sell it. [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

gear (n)

 

Clothing. The new gear I got is all that! [University of California, San Diego, 1998]

geck

 

1. (n) A unique individual who is oblivious to the fact that they are so different. (Short for gecko.)   Wayne's in another world; he's a total geck. 2. (n) A person who uses l.s.d.   There were a bunch of gecks tripping at that party. 3. (v) To lose ego or awareness in self. You look lousy today; are you geckin'? [University of Florida, Gainesville, FL]

gee or game (n)

 

Charm or attractiveness in trying to talk to a female. Your gee ain't strong enough to get dat. [Lincoln University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1998]

geedis (n)

 

All the knowledge and experience required to be an expert at something. I studied for 8 hours yesterday. I've got the geedis for that test. [ASU, Tempe, AZ]

geeka (n)

 

A crackhead who is wanting some drugs. Them geekas been knockin' on tha door all day. [St.Philips College, San Antonio, TX, 1998]

geeked (adj)

 

Excited and/or surprised, about something. I was so geeked when he asked me to come over and meet his family! [Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, 1998]

geek out (v)

 

To make a big deal out of nothing; to freak out; to become excessively upset or excited. She was geekin' out when she saw her boyfriend hanging out with another girl. [College of St. Rose, Albany, NY, 1998]

geri (n)

 

An old person. Those geris drive too slow. [Towson University, Baltimore, MD, 1998]

Get a helmet! (or Life sucks -- get a helmet!) (phr)

 

Get over it. A reply to a sob story or pity party. My girl left me, took my bank, and my car blew up. Get a helmet! You got fired? Life sucks--get a helmet. [University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, 1998]

get a little tipsy in one (v)

 

To get drunk. I've gotta little tipsy in me. [University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1998]

get at me dogg (phr)

 

An expression of goodbye; a way of letting the group know that you are leaving. Stacy, I'm leaving; get at me dogg. [University of Connecticut, Connecticut, 1998]

get left (v)

 

To became violently angry. When Maria walked in and caught her parents reading her diary, she got left. [Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 1998]

Get off me old skool; this boy right here gonna show you somethin you aint never seen before (sentence

 

You say this when you are playing ball because it gets the man pissed.  [CSUN, Northridge, CA]

get off slim-slow (v)

 

To lose weight. I know she doesn't think she is cute; she needs to get off slim-slow. [Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, 1998]

get one's drink on (v)

 

Starting to drink or wanting to drink. I'm going to get my drink on! [University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, 1998]

get one's drisey on (v)

 

To drink. I got my drisey on at the bar. [St. Michael's College, Winnoski, VT, 1998]

get one's head cut (v)

 

To have one's girlfriend stolen away by an unsuspected contender. Did you hear that Mr. Man got his head cut? [Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 1998]

get ones jig on (v)

 

To dance. I went to Dana's party last night and got my jig on! [Clarion University, Clarion, PA, 1999]

get one's johnny blaze on (v)

 

To smoke marijuana. I'm going up to room 5 to get my johnny blaze on. [George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1998]

get (one's) swerve on (v)

 

1. To have sex.   So did you get your swerve on with him last night? 2. To make out. There was a couple on the second floor of the library gettin' their swerve on right there for the whole world to see! [University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV]

get skooled (v)

 

1. To learn a hard lesson. If you play him one-on-one, you're gonna get skooled! 2. To get information. I'm driving to L.A. I gotta get skooled on the good stops. [University of Texas, San Antonio, TX]

get the giddie (v)

 

To engage in sexual activity. So are you and Ricky gettin' the giddie yet? [Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN]

geezer rock (n)

 

The music your parents or grandparents listened to such as Frankie Valee, The Temptations etc. Dad's listening to his geezer rock again. We'll just chill until he passes out on Bud Lite. Let's jam the Dragster Barbie tunes. [American Samoa Community College, Pago Pago, American Samoa, 1998]

ghet (adj)

 

Worthless; bad; poor; having less worth than that which is ghetto. Those L.A. Gear kicks are so poor they're not even ghetto, they're ghet. [Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, 1999]

ghetto

 

1. (n) The student neighborhood. I live in the ghetto. Are you going to a party in the ghetto tonight? [University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1998] 2. (n) A bad place you live. I come from the ghetto. [Boston College, Boston, MA, 1998] 3. (adj) Very old, run down, obsolete, almost not useable but still does the job. I have a ghetto computer. It's a 386. [University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA, 1998] 4. Bad; lame; stupid; sleazy and cheap; of poor quality. (also ghetto-ass) My highschool was so ghetto that they had cockroaches in the basement;, man did that suck! [University of Puget Sound, , WA, 1999; University Wisconsin-Madison, Madison,WI; Gilbert Community College, Chandler, AZ]

ghetto fabulous (adj)

 

A good thing that is ghetto.  Your car is ghetto fabulous! [University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE]

ghetto sled (n)

 

A car that looks like it has gone through hell and back but which the driver thinks its the shit. Check out the guy in that lime green ghetto sled! [Penn State University, Wilkes Barre, PA]

giddie (n; int)

 

Something cool.  If a party is cool, you say, Can I get a giddie on this party?  The crowd should then respond with "Giddie!" [Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN]

gimmick (n)

 

1. Any fun thing to do. Come with us. We'll find a gimmick for the evening. 2. A party plan. What's the gimmick for Friday night? [Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines, 1998]

god squad (n)

 

Religious studies majors. Don't go in there. It's full of the god squad. [Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT]

good times (int)

 

An expression used sarcastically in response to strange or boring situations or comments. Tell us more about your fishing trip. Good times! [University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1998]

go central (v)

 

To have sex. Hey you wanna go central? [Tarrant County Junior College, Arlington, TX, 1999]

go down (v)

 

To perform oral sex. Dude, we just hooked up and she's already going down on me. [Cal State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 1999]

go go Gadget ego (int)

 

A reply to a statement that sounds too egotistical.  You're gonna get an A? Go, go Gadget ego! [Bradley University, Peoria, IL]

go nuts (v)

 

Do it; go ahead. Can I borrow your car? Yeah go nuts. [Simon Fraser University, Douglas College, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1999]

go postal (v)

 

To become very angry; to go crazy. My old lady went postal when she found out about my new lady. [Avon Lake Community College, Avon Lake, OH, 1999]

go titanic (v)

 

To fail; to lose; to sink. We were planning on catchin' a flick, but that went titanic. [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,1998]

go yard (v)

 

To do really well, succeed. (From baseball, to hit a home run. ) I went yard on that test, bro! [University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1998]

golden (adj; int )

 

Good, great, cool. My friend asked me how I was after my nap and I said I'm golden. Everything worked out like you wanted! Golden![James Madision University, Harrisonburg, VA, 1998; Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 1999]

goncha (adj)

 

In a bad mood; grouchy; mean. Why are you acting so goncha today?!? [De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, 1999]

goober (n)

 

A person, usually of inferior quality. Look at that goober in those velvet pants. [Rutgers, Rutgers, NJ, 1998]

goodgood (int)

 

Roughly equivalent to "It's All Good" - often sarcastic, however. We're outta gas? Goodgood! [Matamata College, Matamata, NZ]

goon (v)

 

To fall or trip. I gooned on the library steps and broke my heel. [Kent State University, Kent, OH]

G.Q. (pronounced "jee cue")

 

The rating of a guy's studlyness (via points) associated with GQ magazine. Those sunglasses could really up my GQ rating. [University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1999]

gravy

 

1. (int) Expression used to voice approval of something very cool. You got a new car? Gravy! [West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1998] 2. (adj) Very good; cool; hip. Yo that car is hooked up; it's all gravy. [Boston University, Boston, MA, 1999]

green (adj)

 

1. Class, phat, not wack (not bad). That new disk is green! [University of Delaware, Newark, DE]  2. Messed up or not right.  My computer is so green that I'll never finish this paper. [University of Florida, Gainesville, FL] 3. Unfeeling, cruel.  That was so green for him to dump her before the dance. [University of Florida, Gainesville, FL]

grift (v)

 

To freeload.  I don't have any cash so we'll have to grift tonight. [Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA; and UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA]

grifter (n)

 

One who freeloads. John is such a grifter; he eats at his Mom's every night. [Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA; and UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA]

grill (n)

 

Face; teeth and mouth. Check out that grill. There's a reason for plastic surgery! [University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

grip

 

1. (n) A great amount of money. It costs a grip! [Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1998] 2. (v) To calm down; to take control. Why don't you grip and get me a cheeseburger? [St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, CA, 1998]

grogan (n)

 

A bowel movement. Where's the can? I've got a grogan coming on. [NYU, New York, NY]

groovycool (adj)

 

Cool; very good. Your new car is groovycool! [Montreat College, Montreat, NC, 1998]

grub (v)

 

To kiss, pet, pet heavily; to make out.  They were grubbin' in his car when her parents came home. [Rhodes College, Memphis, TN]

grump (v)

 

To defecate. Find a john; I gotta grump. [University of California at Davis, Davis, CA]

gruuve (v)

 

To get sexual.  Jaycee and I are just going to stay home and gruuve tonight. [University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA]

gueri (n)

 

A lover of guys with mop heads. Teri's a gueri--no doubt! [University of California-Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA]

guinea-t (n)

 

Man's A-shirt; a sleeveless t-shirt. He's wearing a guinea-t. [Towson University, Baltimore, MD, 1998]

gunt (n)

 

A contraction of "gut" and "cunt". It's the fleshy mound on a pudgy girl. See that fat bitch wit the huge gunt? [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999]

gustoppo (n)

 

A cop. Slow down or the gustoppo will pull us over! [College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, 1998]

guy (voc)

 

Used in a sentence to replace someone's name. How's it goin', guy. Hey guy, what's up? [University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1998; University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1999]

gyalist (n)

 

A man who always wants another girl. I'm not a womanizer I'm just a gyalist. [University of Luton, England, 1998]


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