American School Slang Expression: Vocabulary H                     [back]

hakuna matata (adj)


Good-looking. Oooohh, look at him; he is hakuna matata! [Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, 1998]

hammered (adj.) 


Intoxicated. I was totally hammered at that party last night. [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

hard (adj)


Completely awesome in every fashion. Her outfit is so hard!! [Westminster College, Fulton, MO, 1998]

hardcore (adj)


1. Harsh; mean. What you just said to me was totally hardcore. I can't believe you would ever say something to me like that. 2. Cool. That movie was hardcore! [Iowa Lakes Community College, Estherville, IA, 1998; West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1999]

have arms (v)


To hang; to party. We got arms tonight! [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

have beer goggles (v)


To be so intoxicated that one hits on an unattractive person after consuming mass quanties of alcohol. You must have had beer goggles on last night because you were hitting on the nastiest guy at the party. [Depauw University, Greencastle, IN, 1998]

have (one) bent (v)


To protest because of mistakenly being harassed or accused. You've got me bent if you think you can talk to me like that! They've got me bent if they think they are going to charge me with somebody else's crime. [Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, 1998]

have a shaft (v)


To find someone attractive. I have a shaft for that new girl. [University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 1998]

have issues (v phr) (see, issues)


To be having problems or troubles with something or someone. Can you help me? I'm having issues with this button. What's wrong with her? Oh, she's having issues getting her paper done. [Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, 1999]

head (n)


Oral sex on a guy; fellatio.  He got head from that blonde at the party. [University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC]

headace (n)


Oral sex on a guy; fellatio. Hey, how about a headace?!! [Delaware State University, Dover DE]

hear fat ducks fart underwater (phr)


A reply used to indicate disbelief when you can tell someone is trying to lie or BS you. You got an A on that test? Yeah, right. I've heard fat ducks fart underwater. [Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, 1998]

heart of glass (n)


Someone who falls in and out of love (or like) too easily and usually ends up getting very hurt (re: the blondie song from the early 80's). Tori is fully a heart of glass; she's cryin' all the time. [Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA] 

heather c. {likely to be offensive} (n)


A fat,u gly person who stutters. Usually this person would wear tapored jeans or stretch pants. A " heather c." has no friends or any sense of style at all what so ever. Did you see the new heather c. in bio? [University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI] 



1. (adv) Very; a lot; totally. That movie was hella cool.[Clark University, Atlanta, GA; UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; University of California at Davis, Davis, CA; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997] 2. (adj) Many.  We had hella papers in that class. [UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA]

hellified (adv)


Very much; in great quantity (an intensifier). I know something's up because my parents have been calling hellified tonight. I have to study hellified tonight; I have a huge Chem final tomorrow. [Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 1999]

Hellooooooo, nurse! (int)


Said upon the sight of someone particularly attractive (from the Animanics). Hellooooooo, nurse! [Montreat College, Montreat, NC, 1998]

herb (n)


Someone who is unaware of what is going on; someone who is not cool; a nerd; an idiot. Stop acting like a herb! [Morehouse , 1998; Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, 1998; Lincoln University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1998]

heyla (int)


Hello. Heyla, dude. [Montreat College, Montreat, NC, 1998]

Hey short-ey!!! (int)


Used to get someone's attention. Hey short-ey!!! [Catonsville Community College, Baltimore, MD, 1998]

Hey ya seen any zeltoids? (s) 


Got any weed (marijuana)? Dude, hey ya seen any zeltoids? [North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC] 

H.F. (n)


1. hottie factor. 2. The number of hottie's at a given location. 3. The quality of a given hottie. Man I was over at the Lab and the HF was unbelievable. [Front Range Community College, Northglenn, CO, 1998]

high (adj)


A state of very deep drug inducement. I was so high I couldn't find my bed. [UCLA, Westwood, CA]

highside (v)


To show off; to flaunt; to act conceited. Thomas was just highsiding when he said he was getting a new car. [Lamar University, Beaumont, TX] 

highsider (n)


A person who thinks that they are all that (Mainly because of some material status). Thomas is fully a highsider. [Lamar University, Beaumont, TX]

hit (hit that) (v)


To have sex with.  Man, I'd like to hit that! [Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL]

hit it and quit it (hit it then quit it) (v)


To have a one night stand; to have sex once and leave it alone. That girl is bad news; if you have sex with her you should hit it and quit it. [Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE, 1998; University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1998]

hit (one)/hit (one) on (one's) hip (v)


To call on a pager.  Hit me on my hip after you get out of class. [Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

hizou (n)


House. Meet me back at the hizou after 5. [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY] 

hizzee (pronounced "hee-zeeA") (n)


1. Hook. That party was off the hizzee!   2. House. Sara's at the hizzee studying. [University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley,CA]

hoagie time {vulgar; potentially offensive} (n)


Oral sex on a female. Here comes his chick; it's hoagie time! [Penn State University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 1998]

hobeast (n; voc)


1. A friendly insult, usually directed to a female.   You hobeast! Why are you 2 hours late? 2. A woman who is a step above a slut or bitch.  (However, one may also be a virgin and a hobeast, that is, a slut wannabe.)  Tina is such a hobeast; she's done every guy in our chem class! [The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA] 

hoe (ho) {offensive}(n)


A very ugly woman. She's a hoe. [New Wales School of Art and Design, N.Wales, Britain, 1998]

hog (hog on) {offensive} (v)


For a guy to mack or dance with a fat or very chubby girl. Man, look at Kevin over hogging on that girl. [Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 1999; Millikin University, Decatur, IL, 1999]

holla (v)


To talk to. That chickenhead was tryin' to holla at my man. [St.Philips College, San Antonio, TX, 1998]

home skillet (n)


The head cheese; top dog; real cool hombre. Harry's the home skillet around here. [Harrisburg Area Community College,  Harrisburg, PA] 

homeslice (n)


A close friend. Ben's myh homeslice. [Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY; West Virginia University, Morgantown, VA] 

honey (n)


A very attractive female. There were a lot of honeys at the bar last night. [North Carolina A and T State University, Greensboro, NC, 1998]

hooch (n)


Marijuana. Let's go smoke some hooch! [Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1998]

hooch up (v)


To passionately kiss, touch and be all over someone of the opposite gender; to make-out. I saw you hoochin' up with that bitch! [Howard Community College, Columbia, MD, 1998]



1. (n) Whore, slut; female who sleeps around.  She's just a hoochie; she doesn't have a boo. [Ohio University, Athens, OH]   2. (voc) Used with friends to replace someone's name.  Hey hoochie, what's up? [Ohio University, Athens, OH]   3. (v) Kissing or making out.  They were hoochieing on the coach. [University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 

hoodie (n)


Any type of hooded sweatshirt. It's cold; have you got an extra hoodie I can borrow? [Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI] 

hoodie fem (n)


A female who is a straight up hood rat. Carla is just a hood rat. [University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE]

hook up (v)


To engage in sexual conduct with a member of the opposite sex; it can mean kissing all the way to actual sexual intercourse. Last night, Carrie left the bar with Greg and I guess they hooked up! [University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1998; Connecticut College, New London, CT, 1998]

hoopty (hooptie) (hoopdie) (n)


1. Something that is not cool; something ugly. Jill kicked jack in the nuts and, lying on the ground in pain, Jake said "You're a hoopty." [Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS, 1998] 2. An old car that runs like crap. That station-wagon she drove was a hoopty. [Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS, 1998; University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, 1998; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1998; SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

hooyah (adj.?)


A word used to express power of ones self. I have hooyah powah! [University of California-Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA] 

hork (v)


To vomit. I drank so much, I horked on my shoes. [West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1998]

horror (int)


An expression used when something dreaded happens or will happen. I have three morning classes, horror!" [Cal State Monterey Bay, Monterey Bay, CA, 1999]

horse's ass (int)


An expression of extreme displeasure or disgust. Horse's ass; we have another test! [Montgomery Community College, Troy, NC, 1998]

hose (v)


1. To screw over or mistreat.   You really got hosed by that girl. 2. To give too much work to do. That teacher is just hosing us down to the final minute. [MIT, Cambridge, MA]

hot (adj)


Cute; attractive. That girl is hot! [Northwestern University , Chicago, IL, 1999]

hot boy (fire boy) (n)


A male who is very fine and cute. Derick is such a hot boy! [Southern University, New Orleans, LA] 

hot carl (n)


An attractive male.  Check out the hot carl in that Mustang. [Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO]

hotter than a horn toad in a microwave (phr)


Extremely hot.  It was hotter than a norn toad in a microwave in her house! [East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN] 

hotty (hottie) (n)


A very good looking person of the opposite sex. There were some fine hotties at that party! [Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

housed (adj)


Highly intoxicated. I got really housed last night at the party. [Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 1998]

howard stern (n)


Someone who is prejudiced and hates people who are not white. You little howard stern! You are such a bigot. [Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA, 1998]

hucklefuck (n)


Someone from the sticks; someone who is clueless to city life. Get a wardrobe you hucklefuck. [University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 1998]

hummer (n)


Oral sex performed on a male; fellatio. He was hopin' for a hummer but I think he got the bum's rush. [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999; University of Delaware, Newark, DE] 

hunch (v)


To have sex. They were hunchin' in a study room at the library! [Morris College, Sumter, SC] 

hype (adj)


Really cool, awesome, smooth. Joe got a new drum kit; it's really hype. [University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1999; University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1998]

hynmally challanged (adj)


A virgin. Don't mack on her; she's hynmally challanged. [Univirsity of North Carolina--Greensbro, Greensbro, NC] (spelling as originally supplied) 

hypertweaked (adj)


On a *lot* of crystal meth or cocaine (usually used when referring to crystal). That dude is crazy; he must be hypertweaked. [University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1998]

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