US Urban Culture Slang
A firearm, usually some kind of a pistol.
Also known as a swam jam
"Let a fool act up, I got the swammie on me right now."
A BMW automobile "Yo girl, hop in my Beamer let's head to the crib."
home, domicile, or dwelling "Damn son, you got a nice crib!"
Refers to the imaginary "sound" that is produced from light reflected by a diamond. Also just to refer to jewelry in general.
|frontin'||to pretend or act like somethin or someone your not.|
a twenty dollar bill, also slang used to refer to 20 inch wheel rims on a car. "Hey mom, can I borrow a dub so can by some chicken?"
a vehicle, generally an expensive one
male (usually) who is skilled at manipulating ("playing") others, and especially at seducing women
A gangster, or a thousand dollars ($1000)
an overzealous maniacal fan for any celebrity or athlete.
|A Forty|| |
A bottle containing 40 fluid ounces of malt liquor beer. The beer is of low quality and fairly cheap to buy.
|ghetto blaster|| |
A large, portable, radio, often of poor quality
a quality cigarette rolled with both tobacco and marijuana
|wack||something of poor quality|
|slangin'||to tell something, usually illegal drugs|
|homeboy/homegirl||a close friend|
|shawty/shorty||term used to refer to an attractive woman or one's girlfriend|
|willy bobo||to get somebody else up to speed or aware of something, explain a theory, story, or any daily events in brief, and to the point. "Yo son, I missed the party last night, give me the will bobo."|
|banger||a song that is of extremely high quality, usually rap/hip-hop|
|peep||to look at or to listen to something|
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