27 terms

The Outsiders Slang Words

STUDY
PLAY
Lone it
To do something or go somewhere alone
Dig
To understand; to like
Jump
To beat up; assault
Hood
A young person who gets into trouble or acts in a criminal way
Souped up
Something modified or upgraded for performance or looks (usually cars)
Corvair
A popular sports car in the 60's
Cuss
To swear or curse; to use bad language or profanity
Blade
A knife
Kools
A popular brand of cigarettes in the 60's
Fuzz
Police
Heater
Gun
Broad
A term for a woman, usually offensive
Cooler
Jail
Turf
A territory or location belonging to a person or group
Bull session
A term used in the 50's & 60's referring to young people talking
Chessy cat
The fictional Cheshire cat from "Alice in Wonderland." A trickster
Tuff
Cool, fashionable. A compliment
Rumble
A large, no-holds barred fight between groups of people; a gang fight
Booze
Any type of alcohol, usually beer
Breeze, fly
A pretty girl
Cancer stick, weed
A cigarette
Hacked off
To be angry
Lift
To steal
Lighting up
To light a cigarette
Rank
Something uncool; not fun
Rolled
To rob (someone)
Scrap
A fight