on Aug 15 2018. More slang words for friend in the USA include bro, homeboy and dude. Last edited on Jan 23 2012. on Nov 04 2007. 1940s slang was born from the ashes of the Great Depression and the growth of an economy. Boif: Shortened slang for boyfriend. amore a prima vista exp. alero: This is the Spanish word for “eaves,” but can mean friend in Guatemala, Honduras and El … Origin: The term “ace boon” means “top notch; helpful”, and coon is a perjorative term for a dark-skinned person. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA It also shows that you’re okay with … Usage: “Yeah, we go way back. Submitted by RASHON T. from Brick Township, NJ, USA We go way back.”, Usage: “Wagwan, star? Over the course of my time there, I received my fair share of strange looks when I said certain things. Boif: Shortened slang for boyfriend. The slang words in this thesaurus category appear below the table of contents. ): stinking breath. French speakers have their own insult terms to address good friends, or to use when they’re really angry at someone. Origin: African American and/or Mexican American street language (originally “perro”, in Mexican) starting in at least the mid 1900s, but the earliest usage was likely towards the end of the 1800s. It may also be used in a situation where you’re not quite in a relationship, and you’re not quite friends – in the transition. You might hear a girls talk about close female friends as their “gal pal”. Welcome to the Slangpedia entry on friends! 😊😊 Here you’ll find a bunch of slang terms for “friend” and “friends”, along with slang which is more generally ralated to the topic of friendship, and also slang that is specifically for best friends. Usually a person of good company. Submitted by Bev R. Usage: “He was acting like we were biffles, even though I hadn’t heard from him in years.”; “You will always be my biffle.”, Usage:  “My homeboy, Santiago, will take care of you – just tell him I sent you.”, Origin: Etymologists generally trace this term to Mexican-American “, Usage: “Hey homeslice, how much cheddah do I owe you?”; “I’m just lookin’ after my home slice here”, Usage: “We are BFFs and we always will be.”, Usage: “Hey fool you wanna play some b-ball?”. Submitted by Pazuzu from Minneapolis, MN, USA Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA Origin: Likely the combination of bro and Gohan (of Dragon Ball Z fame). Without further ado, here’s our list of slang words for “friend”: That’s our whole list of slang words for “friend”! Slang meaning: Kid, youngster. Last edited on Mar 07 2018. Ghost – When you completely disappear after hanging out and showing interest. Aussie slang is only for good friends and informal gatherings. My Irish friends and I are partial to the term gobshite to address one another 🙂 . My conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty starts dropping on Aug 29 2002. Here the top 80 most used Irish slang phrases. 1. on Aug 20 2010. a very good, trusted friend, often from childhood; ". This is a glossary of words related to the Mafia, primarily the Italian American Mafia and Sicilian Mafia.. administration: the top-level "management" of an organized crime family -- the boss, underboss and consigliere. on Dec 02 2010. This word is the classic term used in everyday Canadian vernacular. Your email address will not be published. Top friend synonyms (related to slang) are mate, dog and girlfriend. Last edited on Mar 07 2018. acronym for "best friend forever" or "best friends forever". Usage: “I’d like you to meet my goombah. Other Useful Scottish Slang Phrases and Terms Auld Reekie (Owld Reek-ay) Edinburgh’s nickname which means ‘old smoky’ from its historic coal fires, although some tour guides and locals say it refers to how smelly the city’s sewage system (or lack of it) used to be. You gotta love this Puerto Rican slang term, as it’s used to express all kind of emotions … Last edited on Oct 24 2005. Youth expelled from Montreal college after finding 'sloppy coding' that compromised security of 250,000 students personal data, uncool person, jerk, asshole (general insults - list of), Internet, texting, SMS, email, chat acronyms (list of). Last edited on Jan 03 2014. Last edited on Mar 26 2013. a friend who one isn't dating but "bangs" (i.e. Submitted by HotHoney from Florida, USA on Apr 04 2009. Another word for friend: companion, pal, mate, buddy, partner | Collins English Thesaurus But the thing that folks usually pick up on first is our way of sayin’ things. on Apr 05 1999. Submitted by Jonny S. from Lorain, OH, USA Origin: In the TV series “Lone Ranger”, Tonto (fictional Native American sidekick) often referred to the Lone Ranger as kemosabe, meaning “trusty scout”. has sex with); "friend with benefits".We're just bang buddies. ): an owl. We all have close friends or siblings with whom we like to exchange insults. 36. 12 – 22: Funny Irish phrases and slang that confused my non-Irish friends when we first met. Usage: “Wassup my youth, where you heading to bruv?”, Usage: “You lookin fine my little cheesemuffin!”; “What would I do without my cheesemuffin?”, Usage: “Me and my beau went out last night and had a fabulous time!”. Submitted by Bev R. G! Origin: May have originated from “booty” in the phrase “play booty” meaning “join in sharing plunder”. (What’s goin’ on, star?)”. Fam – A group of friends who feels more like family. While this translates directly to “father” in English, it is often used when talking to non-related … See more words with the same meaning: friend, friends. Lucky for you, slang … avere un chiodo fisso in testa exp. Icy mitt: You receive the “icy mitt” when you express feelings for someone, and said feelings are not … Here’s a list of popular Australian slang terms you probably heard before but didn’t know what they meant. Submitted by Anonymous Last edited on Mar 07 2018. A best friend is someone who is there for you through thick and thin. Popular Slang Searches Urban Thesaurus. Millennial Slang. This is the translation of the word "friend" to over 100 other languages. Last edited on Mar 07 2018. china – friend, mate (from Cockney rhyming slang china [plate] = "mate") chow – to eat; coaster – a state of affairs that surpasses cool; pom – name for an English person originating from England; shab short for shebeen. 34. All of our slang term and phrase definitions are made possible by our wonderful visitors. What’s been happenin?”; “Thanks, B!”, Usage: “What up, G?”; “Yo! Manfriend: May refer to one’s boyfriend, or to a male friend with benefits. See more words with the same meaning: sexuality (related to). Considered a slang word in Russian, френд, or фрэнд, means the same thing as friend. inseparable. Last edited on May 06 2011. Last edited on Aug 15 2018. Bruddah – Another Rastafarian slang word for brother. Let’s look at a few popular Cajun words and phrases in what we’ll call, “Cajun Phraseology.” Submitted by Robert C. on Jan 13 1998. A friend is someone you love and who loves you, someone you respect and who respects you, someone whom you trust and who trusts you. Origin: In spanish it means “little girl”, or “petite” but in slang it translates to “shorty”. Last edited on Dec 05 2012. to let someone smoke a small amount of one's cigarette. Submitted by Henry Bradley from Vallejo, CA, USA Explanation: I like to think of … Last edited on Mar 07 2018. Last edited on Oct 01 2019. Chaval(a) Literal meaning: None. Papá. Slang is fun to learn: it’s informal and a little bit silly, and using it signifies to someone that you’re on friendly terms. Last edited on Jun 06 2013. Submitted by Anonymous Submitted by Cosmo Kramer from Manhattan, NY, USA To pal about means to hang around with a friend and have fun. Origin: Possibly derived from the French word “beau” (pronounced “bo”, not “boo”), meaning beautiful (see above). Origin: Comes from the Irish phrase “mo chara” (my friend). on Aug 04 2017. Bruh – Street slang for your brother. This slang is something often ignored in courses and study programs. an attractive close friend of the opposite sex used to gain the attention of prospective suitors when in public. on Oct 18 2007. Last edited on Mar 07 2018. Last edited on Aug 29 2002. Submitted by Dylan H. from Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK However, knowing slang and informal speech is absolutely essential to understanding what’s being said by natives. alzare il gomito exp. Submitted by Anonymous ; associate: one who works with mobsters, but hasn't been asked to take the vow of Omertà; an almost confirmed, or made guy. Let’s start with the basics: core Australian slang vocabulary. to drink; (lit. Last edited on Dec 27 2004. The English word "friend" can be sometimes heard in Russian, pronounced with the rolling "r" and used in an informal environment. Last edited on Oct 26 1998. Slang Greetings. It was love at first sight! on Dec 27 2004. Last edited on Apr 09 2013. It is still commonly used in the US today. on Apr 07 2007. Boyfy: Slang abbreviation of “boyfriend”. 1920s slang was prevalent all through the decade: from gangsters to the everyday civilian, learn what was popular to say amongst each other with our list. Origin: Probably a combination of “bro” and “Joseph”. You are no longer … ): to raise an elbow. ): an accident. Welcome to the Slangpedia entry on friends! Last edited on Apr 16 2013. To expand these results, click one of the above categories. 33. Slang terms originating from ethnic minorities South African Indian and Colored slang Submitted by Dylan H. from Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK Origin: Comes from the term “brethren”, meaning “brothers”. Submitted by Robert G. from Brooklyn, NY, USA I need some advice.”, Usage: “Hey kemosabe, long time no see!”Â. 39. Last edited on Apr 24 2013. In my last job, I worked in a building with around 250 people from 34 different countries. I totally have a friend crush on her.”, Usage: “Tam and I are thick as thieves – we go way back.”, Usage: “Hey boet, wanna catch a dop this eve after the rugby?”. Used to … a Blood, i.e. Ta, bogan, brekkie and more popular Australian slang terms you heard before. love at first sight: È stato amore a prima vista! Pronounced “ay”. Submitted by Kelly S. from Pittsburgh, PA, USA on May 28 2007. on Dec 27 2004. It's someone who listens and understands you. Usage: “Girl, you my nooka – we always gonna be tight!”. It is also often used to mean social media and online friends. Submitted by Bev R. Submitted by DVG from Edmonton, AB, Canada Usage: “What’s up, girl?”; “Oh girl I’m so proud of you!”, Usage: “Hey girlfriend, what’s happening?”, Usage: “He used to be my number one ace until he started on the drugs.”. Indeed, since the dawn of time, the Irish have managed to invent our very own slang words and phrases to unleash on all unfamiliar with the lingo! Usage: “That’s my boy other there, I’ll introduce him to you.”, Usage: “Fo shizzle, my nizzle (For sure, my friend)”, Usage: “Whatup B? on Dec 03 2012. Submitted by Chuck S. Origin: Derived from “chamber fellow” (roommate)  in the late 1600s. allocco m. a stupid person, a jerk; (lit. on Nov 11 2009. Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years. Find another word for friend. When you arrive in Ireland, you may be forgiven for thinking the English spoken here is a completely different language! Last edited on Mar 16 2018. See also, an offensive way to refer to someone of either gender. Example: Submitted by Emily M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA This term is used in a non-perjorative way, similar to how the perjorative term n***er was transformed to “nigga” meaning “friend”. Last edited on Jan 01 2019. Buttercup – A sweet name for a male friend (For ladies to call their male besties) Button – For a short and cute male friend. High-key – Straight up truth. The definitions of these slang words appear below the list. Beat – To have a full face of makeup. She’s my sister from another mister.”. If you’ve ever spent any time around true Cajuns in south Louisiana, you’ve probably noticed a few things that stand out us that seems a little different from most cultures. Shook – Confused or in utter disbelief. 35. Friend: a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another. on Oct 26 1998. 😊😊 Here you’ll find a bunch of slang terms for “friend” and “friends”, along with slang which is more generally ralated to the topic of friendship, and also slang that is specifically for best friends.Without further ado, here’s our list of slang words for “friend”: on Oct 24 2005. Usage: “What’s up, amigo?”; “Me and my amigos.”. Yo! Here are some different ways to say “hello” to your good friends and younger relatives. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 02 2010. prostitute. a member of the Bloods gang. Usage: “Those two have such a bromance, they literally know what the other is thinking.”,  Usage: “Yo broseph, what’s happening tonight?”. on Sep 19 2017. Last edited on Jun 06 2013. The “aw” in dawg may have evolved from the southern pronunciation of dog. Discover more behind the meaning of the decade's slang with us. likely short for "brother" or possibly "boy." Manfriend: May refer to one’s boyfriend, or to a male friend with benefits. He’s always got my back.”, Usage: “Say, woe, was happenin’ tonight?”. 38. If you know of another definition of Best Friend that should be included here, please let us know. Dank – Really cool. 35 synonyms of friend from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 38 related words, definitions, and antonyms. Please find below many ways to say friend in different languages. Also known as bestie or BFF, this is a term of endearment for someone's most cherished friend. Origin: Before the English languahe reached Cornwall it was used to refer to a miner’s workmate, since they commonly mined in pairs. Usage: “My crew have always been there for me.”, Usage: “Me and the boys went to that new place yesterday.”, Usage: “The fellas and I are thinking about going south for the weekend.”, Usage: “Me and my peeps are heading out tonight.”, Usage: “Your bull just came by – he’s been looking for you.”, Usage: “Me an’ my china’s are heading to town – you should come along.”, Usage: “This random chap approached me on the street.”; “Come on chaps, let’s go.”, Usage: “It took me and my three droogs just 2 hours.”, Usage: “My duns and me are catching a movie tonight”; “I want large fries with that, dun”, Origin: Likely started out in Queens, NY as a distortion of the word “son”.Â, Usage: “Just been at the mall with a couple of my roll dogs”, Usage: “Dude, he’s your frenemy. Talk to the handWhatever the other person is trying to tell you has been rejected. on Jun 17 2003. They want you to learn how to speak in a polished, polite and proper way. Usage: “We’re best pals”; “A pal is sleeping on my couch tonight.”, Usage: “We go way back – been buddies since pre-school.”. It's someone who will stand up for you in the times when you need it most, keep your secrets close, and someone you can trust with your life. This funny greeting came from hip-hop culture in 1990s America. If so please share it in the form below! 👍. Straighten him out or leave him. Submitted by Tintinni Last edited on Dec 02 2010. Last edited on May 02 2011. Submitted by Jennifer Moore from New York, NY, USA Cool (Adjective) Cool like awesome means ‘great’ or ‘fantastic’. on Apr 15 1999. French Slang Insults. Ay bendito! Gossip, and therefore slang, was a key oral network by which information circulated amongst Renaissance society, ultimately meaning that while daily slang expressions may reveal social class and gender differences, different forms of the slang language were constantly being used by the people of the Renaissance. A friend is loyal. on Apr 02 2010. Boyfy: Slang abbreviation of “boyfriend”. August 17. Origin: May have originated as a variation on “butty” (see below) or as an evolution of “brother” in the 1800s. A friend is honest and makes you want to be honest, too. Scottish slang for crazy. a derogatory and sarcastic term for someone who failed in a task. Ceilidh (Kay-lee) Short for ". Eh? Who is she?! Origin: The term “brah” likely started in the 1960s with Hawaiian Pigeon English. Someone you can call anytime about anything you feel you need to 'tell' or 'vent'. on May 03 2017. Pal is commonly heard in Scotland. Cakes – A nickname for a female friend with a big ass Caramel – An adorable nickname for a female friend who is cute and sweet on the inside and outside. Don’t put up with it.”, Usage: “Wow, that girl is so cool! acronym for "back", usually used in video games online chat. Bruv – British nickname for ‘brother.’ Buster – A funny name for a troublesome male friend. Italian Slang Dictionary A. accidente m. nothing, zip; (lit. on Jun 17 2003. Origin: Apparently popularised by the film Pootie Tang (2001), it is a combination of the words dude, man and homie. alito puzzolente m. bad breath; (lit. Ronan is a rocket. Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Noneya I. Submitted by mattheusjohn from Westminster, London, UK May also mean that one person is the leader and the other is the sidekick. Champ – Short word for “champion”; A nickname for a female friend who got things under control. Synonyms: alter ego, amigo, buddy… Antonyms: enemy, … It may also be used in a situation where you’re not quite in a relationship, and you’re not quite friends – in the transition. examples: money, friend, ... Urban Thesaurus finds slang words that are related to your search query. May have originated in West Belfast. Last edited on Jul 26 2011. on Jun 10 1997. Origin: In Spanish it means “girl” or “gal”, but also translates to “cute”. on Sep 07 2003. ... 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