(I cannot in good faith tell anyone to use this guide, but it’s an excellent laugh if they try.)
Wanna speak the American ‘language’? Check out the ten American phrases & words below so you can understand a bit of the lingo! Some of these you might even recognise…
- Ain’t down with
You use this one if you don’t like something – eg ‘I ain’t down with that burger’.
When something didn’t go according to plan.
Something you will more than likely engage in – a heavy drinking session.
Used to describe a male friend.
- Da bomb
Another word for awesome, amazing, the best – eg ‘that song was da bomb!’
- Dewzie, doozie
Something really big or spectacular. The thunderstorm was a real dewzie.
An event or a person who is cool.
- Homey, homie
A member of a street gang, or a member of your neighbourhood (also known as ‘hood’).
- In a New York minute
An excellent thing.