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American School Slang Expression: Vocabulary P                     [back]


P. (n)

 

Parent. My P.s are coming to see me this weekend. [Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS, 1998]

P.A.B. (n)

 

Punk Ass Bitch....something you would call a friend if you were jokin' or kiddin' around with them. You need to quit with all that....you are such a P.A.B.!!!!! [Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA, 1998]

Pablo (honey), come to Florida. (sentence

 

You use it with friends to let them know you miss them and want them to come visit or call (from a Jerky Boys song). I haven't heard from you in a long time. Pablo honey, come to Florida. [Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO]

pansy (n)

 

A person who is weak; a male who acts like a female; a person who is stupid. Brooke is such a pansy; she can't dribble; she has no moves on the court. [University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 1998]

pants (adj)

 

Bad; pathetic; stupid. Have you heard the new album from Celine Dion? It's really pants. [University of Hull, Hull, England 1998]

paper (n)

 

Money. I need da paper to get a new car. [Lamar University, Beaumont, TX; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

paper boy (n)

 

A guy who has been around the neighborhood more than the paper boy; male  hoe; someone extremely dirty.  You don't want to go out with him; he's just a paper boy. [Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA]

parlay (and) marinate (v)

 

To chill; to cool out; to relax.  After class we're just goin' back to my house to parlay and marinate. [James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA]

party foul (n)

 

An embarassing thing done in front of others. Sanders brought a year old keg; total party foul. [University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 1999]

peace out (int)

 

Good bye. See you later.  [Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

peach (n)

 

A very attractive girl. Amanda is a peach. [Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA]

pear (adj)

 

Shape obtained by a college freshwoman.  [Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL] (Judi¡¦s note:  must be the dorm food!)

peep

 

1. (v) To look at. Let me peep dat magazine you got there. [Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1998] 2. (n) Family member; close friend that is like family. Derek is my peeps. I'm meetin' my peeps at the U after class. [Hampton University, Hampton, VA, 1998; Clark University, Worcester, MA, 1998; Catonsville Community College, Baltimore, MD, 1998; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI] 3. (v) To steal from assault, or otherwise negatively affect.  He's been tryin' to peep me for that pen. [Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT]

peep game (phr; int)

 

command given to alert the listener to pay close attention. [University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; California State University-Hayward, Hayward, CA]

peeps (n) (see also, peep)

 

Congratulations. Peeps on gettin' that job. [Sheridan College, Brampton, Ontario, Canada]

peepy (adj)

 

Sly; sneaky; with stealth. We was gettin' peepy on the bitch. Man, bill has some peepy skills at gettin' the brew. [Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO, 1999]

perp (v)

 

To tell a lie; to act fake or guilty of something. Don't be perpin' me; I know you took my pen. [Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro,TN

perved (adj)

 

Having the perfect buzz (not totally drunk--just a real good buzz). After that pitcher, I'm feelin' perved as hell. [Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 1998; University of Michigan, MI, 1998]

peter-toucher {potentially offensive} (n)

 

A homosexual. That guy is too feminine; I think he's a peter-toucher!! [Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 1999]

petro (n)

 

Gasoline. Hey, you're on empty; we need some petro. [Radford University, Radford, VA]

P.H.D. (n)

 

Someone who hates players, from player haters degree. Look at that P.H.D.! [University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1998]

phat

 

1. (adj) Cool; very good; very attractive. Man, she is phat. [Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, 1998; North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 1998; Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA; Jefferson County, MO] 2. (adj) Pretty hot and tempting. Your girl is phat! [Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR, 1998; University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA] 3. (n) Acronym for: Pussy, Hips, Ass, Titties. Man, she's got phat. [University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 1998]

phat-a-tat-tat (adj) (you say it kind of fast)

 

Da bomb diggity, all that, the shit, the bomb shit, very good.  You're new car is phat-a-tat-tat. [South Carolina University, Charleston, SC]

phatty (adj)

 

1. Fun; exciting; cool. The after-graduation party was way phatty. [Charles County Community College (Calvert Campus), Broomes Island, MD, 1998; Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD] 2. Big. That's some phatty blunt. [Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD]

pie eater {offensive} (n)

 

A fat person. There were a bunch of pie eaters in that bar last night. [Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1999]

pig (n)

 

A cop. The stupid pig has me tied to his ass! [MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1998]

pigeon {offensive} (n)

 

A girl who freeloads, and who thinks she's cute but is not. A girl who can't dress and still thinks she looks good. A conceited girl. Yo, look at that pigeon over there; she is mad busted. [Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, 1999; New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, 1999]

pigg (n)

 

A cop who is gay. The pigg followed me around for 20 minutes. [MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1998]

piggyz (piggies) (n)

 

1. Police. Oh sheeit!! I just robbed that mug, yo! Now the piggyz is after mah punk ass! [Tulsa Junior College, Tulsa, OK, 1999] 2. Breasts, especially ample breasts. Look at the piggies on that! [University of Colorado, Boulder, CO]

pimp

 

1. (v) To best or defeat someone; to trick or fool someone; to discipline. In a card game of Black Jack when you have the winning hand you say, "Yo, I justed pimped you!!!!" [Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute, Albuquerque, NM, 1998; Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD] 2. (adj) Great; awesome; beyond cool. Dude, if my parents bought me a Hummer that would be pimp! 3. (n) Someone who is smooth and successful with the opposite sex. Derek is a pimp! [Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, 1998]

pimpass (adj)

 

Tight; really cool. Those are some pimpass orange kicks! [Rice University, Houston, TX]

pimpmobile (n)

 

A badass car, especially one used to pick up women. Here comes Carl in his pimpmobile. [University of Vermont, Burlington, VT]

pinch (v)

 

To arrest; to bust. He got pinched by the 5-Os last night. [University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999]

pipe smoker {offensive} (n)

 

A homosexual male. That dude is a total pipe smoker. [University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1998]

pit (adj)

 

Pathetic, ridiculous.   That apartment was pit. [Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH]

pitch (v)

 

To ejaculate.  He pitched all over her dress. [University of Western Ontario, London, Canada]

planetary (adj)

 

1. Having odd ideas, strange thoughts or acting psycho or crazy. She went planetary over the grade she got in Biology. 2. Stupid or performing poorly. She is so planetary. She wanted me to give her my psychology notes so she could pass the test. [Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK, 1998]

plastic (adj)

 

Fake or artificial. That girl is so stuck up and plastic; she spends 2 hours getting ready for class in the morning. [University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1998]

play

 

1. (v)  To make a fool of. [Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA]    Don't play me like dat. 2. (n)  Sex or lovin'. Hey baby, I'm here for da play. [West Chester University, West Chester, PA]

play IRS (v)

 

To have sex. Hey baby, we're gonna play IRS ! [University of Wisconsin-Spencer, Spencer, WI, 1999]

play it off (v phr)

 

It's hard to explain-you say it when you are trying to pretend that you just DID NOT do something dumb like if you trip or bump in to someone or drop something YOU can say it "play it off" or your friends can say it like "Dick play it off" or "yeah try and play it off" you know like your trying to act as if nothing went wrong it kinda helps because people KNOW that you are aware that you did something dumb but basically that you don't really care or it wasn't a big deal. I spilled the catsup? Play it off. [UCLA, Westwood, CA]

play monopoly (v)

 

To smoke marijuana. We're going to Robin's house to play monopoly. [St. Louis University, St Louis, MO, 1998]

play Nancy Drew (v)

 

To shed light on a previously inexplicable situation; to solve a mystery of some sort. I had no idea which roommate took the last beer, but after playing Nancy Drew, I found out it was Anne. [University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1998]

playa (player/playette) (n)

1.  A person who can manipulate people or things to his/her advantage.  Gerry talked his way into that bar; he's a player. [Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA]   2. Male or female who kicks wit someone else even while goin' wit someone. Erin's not serious; she's just a playette. [UCLA, Los Angeles, CA]   3.  Usually  a male with many girlfriends. He macks on all the chicks; he's such a player. [Sheridan College, Brampton, Ontario, Canada]

playa 4 life (n)

 

A Life member of the Playas Association.  One who stays true to the game of playing.  He's never been married; he's a playa 4 life. [Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA]

played out (adj)

 

Old school; over-used; tired; worn out. That word is so played out. [University of California at Davis, Davis, CA]

plunger pump {offensive} (v)

 

To engage in gay sex. Gay sex.  I heard there were some dudes plunger pumping in the can at that bar. [Colorado Mountain College, Leadville, CO]

P.M. out (adj)

 

To be under the influence of Tylenol P.M.s. We was P.M.'d out at tha crib last night. [St. Philips College, San Antonio, TX, 1998]

pooking (adj)

 

Going crazy. I'm pooking nuts. [Florida International University, Miami, FL, 1999]

poonjab {offensive} (n)

 

An Arab or Indian student. That club's full of poonjabs. [Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH]

poontang {mildly vulgar} (n)

 

Female genitalia. Eg., A girl might say, "He wants the poontang." [California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA, 1998]

pop (v)

 

To happen; to occur; to go on. Dude, what's poppin'? [University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX] 

popeye (n)

 

A vehicle with one headlight out. Popeye on that blue Grand Am. [University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, Urbana, IL, 1999]

po-po (n)

 

Police. The po-po just rolled up. [East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1998; Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI; Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, 1997]

poppy (n)

 

Money. How much poppy you got? [NEWI, Wrexham, N.Wales, 1998]

porn star (n)

 

An attractive person who has or could have sex frequently (usually a male and implies personality as well as looks). Whoa! That guy is a porn star! I'd like to get with that! [Univeristy of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1998]

pound (v)

 

To have sex. I pounded her last night. [UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 1999]

power tool (n)

 

A person who is more of a tool than most tools. A very inconsiderate or dislikable person. That guy is such a power tool; I can't believe he ganked your parking spot. [University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Canada]

pre (v)

 

To drink and get drunk before going out to save money. Hey let's pre some at Will's before going to the bars. [Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 1999]

pre-frosh (n)

 

A high school senior who visits a college or university as a prospective student. My pre-frosh wants to apply early-decision to Cornell University because he/she knows it's the best university in the world. [Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1998]

pressed (adj)

 

Anxious. I'm really pressed about that paper. [Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA]

props (propz) (n)

 

Compliments; kudos; statements of thanks; respect; esteem. Mad props to Jen for being such a positive, promotional force in the planning of that party. [University of Washington, Seattle Central Community College, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, 1998; New York University, New York, NY; SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

prozac (n)

 

A person who needs mental help. That girl is a total prozac. [University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI, 1998]

pubic safety (n)

 

The derogatory term for the campus police. Slow down; here come the pubic safety. [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

pud {vulgar} (n)

 

Penis. He's got quite a pud. [Bluffton College, Bluffton, OH, 1999]

pud wacker (n)

 

A dislikeable person; a jerk. (Literally, a masturbating male.) Joe is such a pud wacker!I [Bluffton College, Bluffton, OH, 1999]

puddy (n)

 

1. Pudding (particularly that served in a college cafeteria 2. A part of the female anatomy. I was on a date with my girlfriend, and I had some puddy. [Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA, 1998]

puffy clam {vulgar}(n)

 

Female genitalia. Her pants were so tight you could peep the whole puffy clam. [Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD]

pull (v)

 

To get off (make out; kiss) with someone of the opposite sex.   I'm gonna pull her tonight at the movies. [Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland]

pull a moe (v phr)

 

1. To complain about minute details and annoy people in a particular situation.   If you keep pullin' a moe during this movie, we'll be kicked out. 2. To act like a child.  He pulled a moe and screamed at the server. [San Diego State University, San Diego, CA]

pull tubes (v)

 

Smoke marijuana from a bong. Let's go pull some tubes in your room. [Chico State University, Chico, CA]

pulse (v)

 

To go to the ATM machine. I'm broke; I gotta pulse. [University of Texas, Austin, TX]

pump (n)

 

Lighter. Pass the pump; I need to hit this ret.[Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 1999]

pumped up (adj)

 

Excited. Friend: Hey, are you all ready for your trip to New York? You: Yeah, I'm gettin' pumped! I can hardly wait! [Chattanooga State University, Chattanooga, TN, 1998]

purbida (phr)

 

What are you talking about? What do you mean? Are you crazy? We're having another test? Purbida! [S.T.I. College, Davao City, Philippines, 1998]

puss gargle (v)

 

To lie.  Stop puss garglin'; you didn't do her. [Okanogan University College, Penticton, BC, Canada]

pussy-boy (n)

 

Someone who is weak either physically or mentally or is a coward. He won't fight; he's a pussy-boy. [University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, LA]

put down the smack (v phr)

 

To intervene in a harsh manner. That prof had to put down the smack when Sam and Ben started goin' at it. [SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY]

put out the puss (v phr)

 

To dress for school as though one were heading out for a night on the town in a place that required skanky attire. Cecelia is really puttin' out the puss today in that tight skirt. [University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Canada]


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