How Well Do You Know Most Commonly Used American Slang Words?

Do you consider yourself a slang expert? Well, take our quiz to find out for real!
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What does "bail" mean?
leave abruptly
close but not enough
a long shot
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What does "feeling blue" mean?
feeling happy
feeling sad
feeling angry
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What does "a buck" refer to?
a rock
a dollar
a punch
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What is a "couch potato"?
A person who sits around all day and does nothing.
A person who sells couches door to door.
A person who likes to exercise specifically while watching TV.
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What does it mean if you "crashed"?
you lost your temper
you fell asleep
you had sex
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Which of the following describes someone who is practical?
jacked up
John Hancock
down to earth
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What does it mean to "shoot the breeze"?
rush through a conversation
talk to pass time
converse awkwardly
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What does it mean if you're "jonesing" for something?
you want to get away from it
you need it as soon as possible
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If you "trashed" a car, what does it likely mean in slang-speak?
you wrecked it
you repainted it
you sold it
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What does "knocking" someone mean?
hitting them
speaking bad about them
complimenting them
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If someone "drove you up a wall," what did they most likely do?
irritated you
ignored you
hit you
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"Hyped" means:
excited
deflated
exaggerated
Result
Don't beat yourself up too badly over this score - not everyone can be a total slang expert. As long as you can identify what these terms mean in day-to-day life, you're gonna be fine!

C+, Stumped By Slang

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While you may have missed a couple trickier slang terms on this quiz, you still proved you generally know your stuff when it comes to the most popular slang around. Good work!

B+, Slang Star

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You're a real slang superstar! Your knowledge of the most commonly used slang is quite impressive, and puts almost anyone else to shame! Awesome work!

A+, Slang Supreme

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1
What does "bail" mean?
leave abruptly
close but not enough
a long shot
2
What does "feeling blue" mean?
feeling happy
feeling sad
feeling angry
3
What does "a buck" refer to?
a rock
a dollar
a punch
4
What is a "couch potato"?
A person who sits around all day and does nothing.
A person who sells couches door to door.
A person who likes to exercise specifically while watching TV.
5
What does it mean if you "crashed"?
you lost your temper
you fell asleep
you had sex
6
Which of the following describes someone who is practical?
jacked up
John Hancock
down to earth
7
What does it mean to "shoot the breeze"?
rush through a conversation
talk to pass time
converse awkwardly
8
What does it mean if you're "jonesing" for something?
you want to get away from it
you need it as soon as possible
9
If you "trashed" a car, what does it likely mean in slang-speak?
you wrecked it
you repainted it
you sold it
10
What does "knocking" someone mean?
hitting them
speaking bad about them
complimenting them
11
If someone "drove you up a wall," what did they most likely do?
irritated you
ignored you
hit you
12
"Hyped" means:
excited
deflated
exaggerated