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American School Slang Expression: Vocabulary L                     [back]


l's (n)

 

Driver's license. Hey Alethia, did you get your l's yet? [University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1998]

lace (v)

 

1. To get/be dressed up. I got laced in Versace then went out for the night. 2. To become intoxicated. This guy was stumbling out of the bar all laced. 3. To spend excess amounts of money on a woman, self, friends, partying. I got my check on Friday, then I went to the mall and got laced for back to school. 4. To bestow or give as in a gift. For X-mas, I laced my lady with a 12 carat diamond.[Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 1998] 5. (adj) In an outrageously good mood. I'm laced about spring break! 6. Being very wild as a result of drugs. Man, he's been doin' too much of those drugs... he's laced. [Clinch Valley College, Wise, VA, 1998]

lackey (adj)

 

Bad; lazy; unacceptable. Her attitude is so lackey. [Philander Smith College, Little Rock, AR, 1998]

lagger (n)

 

A slow ass. Someone who is always lagging behind, running late, slowing the train down. Hurry up you damn lagger! [Sierra College, Rocklin, CA, 1999]

larrie

 

1. (n) Someone who is beyond stupid.   Her boyfriend is fully a larry. 2. (adj) Slacking, unable to perform a common function, frothing with extraneous stupidness.  I couldn't believe how larry that speech was. [University Of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI]

later (v)

 

To beat, defeat, or make to look bad. Last week, the Kentucky Wildcats were latered. [Florida State, Tallahassee, FL, 1998]

latex (int)

 

Concluding remark at parting (as opposed to saying "later" or "goodbye").  [Cal Poly, SLO, San Luis Obispo, CA; Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA; University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV]

lava (v)

 

What your lava lamp does. He spent the whole afternoon lavaing on the couch. [Cornell University, Ithaca, NY]

laxstitute (n)

 

A female freshman who enjoys screwin' around with several members of the lacrosse team. Julie's just the current laxstitute. [Providence College, Providence, RI, 1999]

lean (n)

 

Liquid codeine (sold in Texas clubs for $15.00 a cup and mixed with a bottle of liquor). We went to the club and got bent off some lean. [St. Philips College, San Antonio, TX, 1998]

legend (adj)

 

Really amazing-it will be talked about for ages. [Pakuranga College, Auckland, New Zealand]

legit (adj)

 

Awesome; cool; perfect. That party was legit! [Williams College, MA, 1998]

lemme holla at cha (phr)

 

Come here I want to talk to you . Yo, lemme holla at cha! [University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1999]

lewinsky (n)

 

Fellatio; blow job. That party was phat; I got a lewinsky in the bathroom. [Cal State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, 1999]

lick-off {offensive} (int)

 

An insulting way to tell someone to leave; same connotation as fuck off but available for use in polite company. I don't want to hear it. Why don't you just lick-off. [Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1998]

lifted (adj)

 

Drunk. After that kegger, I was totally lifted. [University of Washington, Seattle, WA]

light (v)

 

To be ignored in some way or another. I was so lighted by my boyfriend yesterday. [UCLA, Westwood, CA, 1998]

lightweight (n)

 

Someone who can't hold their alcohol. Jen is such a lightweight; she was drunk after one beer. [Ohio University, Athens,OH]

like a ban-shee (phr)

 

1. Quickly. 2. Of great necessity. I gotta pee like a ban-shee! [Purdue University-Calumet, Hammond, IN, 1998]

like ya read about (phr)

 

1. Of superior quality, a paragon. 2. Out of the ordinary. Did you see Jimmy C's new car? Clearly, it is like ya read about. [Framingham State, Framingham, MA, 1998]

link card (n)

 

Food stamps. Link cards are not allowed in clubs. [University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1998]

lit (adj)

 

1.Angry.   I was fully lit after he dissed me like that. 2.Drunk. I got so lit at that party I puked all night. [Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene,TX; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

little debbie {offensive} (n)

 

An overweight woman.  Check out the little debbie trying on that two-piece! (University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA]

live park (v)

 

The act of waiting in traffic or driving round the block while someone runs an errand. Jump out. I'll live park while you get the beer. [University of Texas, Austin, TX]

log in (v)

 

To defecate. Hurry up. I gotta log in. [NYU, New York, NY, 1998]

loopy (adj)

 

Drunk; intoxicated.  He partied all night and then came to the final loopy. [Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ]

loot (n)

 

Money. Yo man, I ain't got no loot; hook me up. [Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 1998; Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA; University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA]

lop (n)

 

Someone who is a bit slow, who is not accepted, and who is just plain dumb; someone who is nerdy.  (Usually used to put someone down.)   You are such a lop; can't you ever park right?! [California State University at Northridge, Northridge, CA]

lord (n)

 

A scumbag or dirty person that everyone looks down upon.  (It was derived from scumlord.) That party was wack; there was a buncha lords there. [University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA]

lovins (n)

 

Sex; kisses; anything romantic or "loving" that you do with your partner.  Hey baby, give me some lovins. [University of Akron, Akron, OH]

LS & players {derogatory}  (n)

 

The students who are in Michigan's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. (Primarily used by Engineering Students to mock the ¡§easy¡¨ life of liberal arts students.) The quad's full of L S & players today. [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI]

lullo (n; voc)

 

A typical, stereotypical Dutch university fret. He's bored, always intoxicated, and because of that sleeps around with women without really realizing it. Hey lullo, had anything good lately? [University of Amsterdam, Schagen, The Netherlands, 1998]

lumberjack (n)

 

A homosexual.  Ted's cute but he's a lumberjack. [University of Illinois, Chicago, IL]

lunachick (n)

 

A girl who is basically psycho, or exhibits behavior that is out of the ordinary for the given situation. She's such a lunachick she went postal when he took her parking place. [Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA]

lunch (v)

 

To go crazy.  She lunched when she found out she needed another math class. [Howard University, Washington, DC]

lust man/woman (n)

 

A person who you oggle when walking on campus but would never have the nerve to talk to. Chuck is my lust man! [Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA, 1998]


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