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Slang Words & Terminology commonly used in P.R.

espejuelos

eye glasses

envejecientes

elderly

achaques

aches and pains

adobao

- seasoned with spices
- sweaty and smelly

ajumao

drunk

alcahuete

ass kisser

al garete

without direction or sense

arrebatao

high on drugs
Spiritual high, rapture

amargado

angry, depressed, bitter

atorrante

Uppity
Good for nothing

abochornado

embarrassed

bicho

-dick, male sexual organ.
-to act stupid

bichote

king pin, drug lord, Big shot

"el más que mea"

big shot, bad ass, the baddest

pato/pata

-gay man
-lesbian

brutal

cool, amazing

bruto

unintelligent, dumb ass

bregar/bregal

to deal with

bochinche

gossip, rumor, incident

bizcocho

- cake
- easy, piece of cake

cabrón/cabróna

man or woman who has been cheated on by their spouse

caco

a thug, a per son that listens to reagatton music

cafre

a person who revels in his own lack of class, rudeness or tackiness

Cáscara

skin on a fruit

Casqueta

masturbation, to masturbate

Catimba

a beating, one sided beating

Culeca o Culeco

excited, overly anxious

China

- oranges
- China (the country of)

Colgar

- to flunk a school grade
- to retire
- to give up

Capear

to score drugs

Chancletas

sandals

Chapusero

someone who does everything half ass.
someone who pretends to be working

Charlatán

joker, someone who doesn't take things serious

Charro

someone who is cheap and tacky style wise, "unoriginal" or "whack"

Chavos

money, currency, capital

Chévere

cool, right on, great

Chinchorro

corner bar, small store

Chingar

to have nasty or rough sex

Chocha

female sex organ, pussy snatch etc

Chota

snitch, police informer

Copao

to call dibs on something on a childish manner

Corillo

crew, posse, showbusiness, peer group

Crica

female sex organ, pussy snatch etc

Culan

coolant

cocolo

a person that listens to salsa music

capital

assets, money

chavitos

pennies

diablo

-the devil
-cool!
-holy ****!

diantre

-cool!
-holy ****!
-wow

Echar un polvo

to get laid.

embuste/embustero

lie/liar

escuela superior

high school

enchismao

pissed off, resentful, upset

coger

agarrar, tomar, levantar

esmandao

going too fast

eñangotar

to kneel down

esmonguillado

very weak, bent out of shape

esnu

naked

tripeando

tripping on drugs, drug trip

encojonao

pissed off

fiebrú

- a car enthusiast
- in fashion
- obsessed

fo!

"gross", "nasty" or "disgusting"

Fofo

- flabby, bland, has no substance.
- someone weak.
- in bad shape,fat.

gafas

sunglasses, shades

Guillao/Guille

"to have a lot of ego", "to be prideful", or "to be full of oneself."
- keeping it to yourself.

guagua

city bus, van

Gufiao

- goofy
- cool or awesome

Gufear

"To goof around", or "to joke around."

gabete

shoelace

gusarapo

tadpole

janguiar

to hang out

hostia

a word commonly used to curse by extreme anger and hate.

insecto

a traitor, a snitch

la isla

the countryside

jaiva

vagina

javao

a white man with black man features.

jincho/jincha

a person that's very white or has fair skin.

joyo

"butt" "butthole" "culo" "butt-crack"

jibaro

people from the countryside/ mountains of Puerto Rico.
Puertorican equivalent of a highlander. It also means when someone doesn't know something that's all on the news, that is sort of disconnected from the modern world.

jurutungo

A place very far away and hard to get to

jamaquear/jamaquiar

to grab somebody and sway and toss them around

jediondo

Slang for 'hediondo', foul smelling, stinking (apestoso) Bad smell.

joder

to be screwing around. To bother someone.

jorobar

To bother someone.

josear/joseador

To take advantage of something/someone/a situation.

lambeojo

ass kisser

lonchera

lunch box

maceta

- slang for penis
- person that is cheap, stingy"; frugal.

juyir

Slang for 'huir',to flee

mafu

slang for weed, marihuana

mahón

jeans

majadero

a person who persists on being foolish, needy, or aggravating.

mameyaso

a hard hit

Mandulete

a lazy and annoying useless person

Manganzón

person who behaves like a child and has to be looked-after.
A "man-child"

Melaza

- something, someone, or a situation that is great or sweet.
- molasses
- pure cane sugar

Mijo / Mija

- my son/my daughter
- sweetheart

Mimil

to sleep, to take a nap

Motín

Mutiny, Riot.

Moyeto

Slang for black person

Mangao/mangue

to be caught red handed

Mamabicho

c**ksucker

No inventes

"Quit making things up."

No te panikees

don't panic

No te rochees

don't rush

¡No Jodas!

don't f**k with me

Ñaqui

small bite

¡Ñoña es!

no f**king way

Horita

in a little while

Pato (male)/pata (female)

- duck
- homosexual (male)
- homosexual (female)

Pai

dad, daddy, father

Paquete

- package
- lie

Paquetero

liar

Patatús

- dizzy spell
- passing out
- heart attack or stroke

Parkear

to park a car

Pelado

- broke

Pendejo/pendeja

asshole

Peo

- fart

Pollo

- chicken
- handsome man/guy

Puñeta

to masturbate

Perrear

to dance to regueton

Piragua

shaved ice

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