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Puerto Rico Slang & Terminology

Slang Words & Terminology commonly used in P.R.
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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
mai
mommy
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