USA Slang

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Chillax - combination of chill and relax
dfw - Down For Whatever ... as in... I totally want to hang with you and I am interested in doing anything cool. Emphasis on being psyched to chill and hang out. -
Brother - Friend - Amigo
Cider = Apple juice
Dab = Atlanta term used to describe dance move (bowing head into elbow) which represents confidence, accomplishment, and pride. (Urban Dictionary)
Dude - Friend - Cuate/cuata
Fixin' - Going to (used in Texas)
FYI - For Your Information
Go big or go home - Go all the way
Holy mole - Wow
Jump the shark
Newbie =
okee-dokee = (to express agreement)
Pizaz - Special something
popping - happening
Scoot =
Sister - Hermana - Amiga
Sloppy Joe
Sounds like a plan
Straight up - absolute, very
You nailed it! - Le atinaste!
Tailgate = social event held on and around the open tailgate of a vehicle



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