Yikes. I didn’t realise how much slang I used. Anyway, here’s part II!
- Homie = Shortened version of home-boy. Close friend / someone who came from the same neighbourhood, street, school, ghetto, etc.
‘Woah! Did you see Andrew on YouTube?’
‘Yeah! That’s my homie from way back!’
- Shout out = to acknowledge with respect.
‘I would like to throw a shout out to my loyal blog readers here’
- Played = tricked
‘Shit! I can’t believe I paid $200 for this phone on eBay last week. Someone else is selling it for $150! ‘
‘You got played fool’
- Hook up = Do a favour or.. engage in sexual activity.
‘Yo, how much for that iPod?’
‘I can hook you up. Let me talk to a few homies’
‘Did you see Nick and Jane hook up last night?’
- Money in the bank = Reliability. You know it’s going to happen.
‘Ugh! Where is Josephine?’
‘Keep it cool. She’s money in the bank. She’ll be here’
- Hater = Someone who knocks down a successful person
‘He must have cheated to get such a good grade’
‘That’s not cool. Why you gotta be a hater?’
- Oh snap = A playful exclamation that is made when you are surprised, insulted or disappointed. It’s a very versatile word and can be used in many situations.
‘Did you hear that Bob got genital herpes?’
‘Oh snap! Is he OK?’
- Beef = problem or grudge
‘Screw that punk’.
‘Yo’, what’s your beef with him?’
- Ho = tramp, hooker, whore, prostitute, etc.
‘Do you like this outfit?’
‘Hell no. You look like a ho’
- Son = Close friend, homie. It can also be used to look down on someone.
‘What up son!’
‘Son, you better get yo’ ass running or you gonna get a beating’.
- Shorty = Attractive girl
‘Yo’ Shorty, how you doin’?’
- Brother from another mother = A friend who you are really close to but have no relation
‘How you doin’, my brother from another mother?’