Top Ten Dumbest Slang Words

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1Swag

It actually means "Secretly We Are Gay". It was used in the 60's.

It's just stupid. The "word" just came out of the blue,
And now every stupid white 13 year old is saying it in in every
Possible context. "Swag this, swag that, look at my swag! " It's
Completely ridiculous.

Sorry but, Swag and swagger is the only word out of the ten words that seem to piss me off every time I hear it, and I'm not joking when I say it literally makes me grind my teeth when I hear it.

I don't know, or care why, but hell
It's my opinion right?

To be honest, I don't even have a problem with this. What the heck is wrong with being gay anyway? It doesn't even MEAN secretly we are gay... - iiKyodaiKickz

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2Yolo

Yolo is suppost to teach you to enjoy life before you die. Now its an excuse to be an idiot. I hate my generation so much now..

First of all, this acronym can REALLY offend some religious people. Or just annoy em. Which you do not wanna do. Second, it is overused so much. It's rarely funny except in a few movies or YouTube videos. - iiKyodaiKickz

You Only Live Once. So at least one time in your life, scream YOLO in your house, your office, you're school, maybe your funeral. And laugh. You only live once, might as well use this word and emphasize your desire to live and make others hate you. It won't matter once you reach the underground. :P

No just no, I just can't stand that word and its use over and over and over and over and over and over again and again and again and again... Kmn (kill me now) should come straight after Yolo intact with so much of its use just replace it..

I JUST KICKED MY GRANDMA IN THE FACE YOLO! I JUST MESSED MY DOG YOLO!

Y'see this is how people use it, so annoying.

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3Noob/N00b/Newb

This is so annoying when someone calls you that on a game when you first start playing, everyone was new at the game sometime, THIS PISSES ME OFF! - dragon13304

Don't mind somebody when he/they call you noob. They are only envious - ronluna

Only low life nerds that live with there mother use this - anthonybecerra831

I use this word all the time but it is still annoying.

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4Ratchet

This word is so overused by everyone. "She ratchet! " "That outfit is ratchet! " WHERE DID THIS WORD COME FROM? It sounds stupid, it sounds ugly, words can't describe how much I despise this word.

First heard in my classroom. Yes folks it is a mispronunciation of the word wretched. Every time I hear this word I become severely agitated by the promulgation of stupidity.

How is this not the #1 spot? The first time I heard this I was completely confused. I was trying to figure out how said girl was like a tool I use on a daily basis. Hearing this makes me not want to live on this planet anymore.

Ratchet is so annoying if you say it a lot of times then it gets annoying and then when somebody says your like just be quiet

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5Gay

it's stupid how some guys use this word, if they don't like something, they say "that's gay"; I am tired of watching comments like "metalcore is gay" - rock2metal

1. Gay shouldn't even have insulting connotations. Because someone being gay is NOT a reason to a) be ashamed and b) cause any upheaval at all. People should finally accept that there's no one good way to love any other human being.
2. People who do use it as an insult are massive poopieheads!
3. Word!

The actual definition of gay means being happy and carefree. The version everyone uses is slang.

Holy hell. This word makes no sense in the context it's repeatedly used in. Annoys the hell out of me when my supposed future piers are saying it as normal speak.

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6N****

If its so offensive to blacks then why do they constantly use it in music, television and movies. - egnomac

It's horrible and racist, and yet some idiots think they can say it because it was used by some stupid rapper.

Its not offensive or racist! It means "to be lazy" or in another way that someone used mean "rude, unintelligent, arrogant person" so racism isn't even a factor! Get out of "Slave times" as even whites and Mexicans and other races was called this as well. as my family says its only okay for black, African American can only say this as its referred to one another! So if its offensive to your race then stop using it dumbass

Who taught you people, don't go by word of mouth. The definition does not say lazy. It means - an inferior ignorant person ; any person of color or darkened skin ; a derogatory term for African Americans; racial slur... this is from the dictionary itself. So this word is very racist

A racial slur against black people, a way black people or white trash address each other, and a commonly included word in my FAVORITE Christian rap song.

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7Shorty

When I was young, a shorty was just a bit of a teasing nickname for parent/grandparents/whatever adults to call their kids/relatives/whatever. Now it's apparently a nickname for your girlfriend? It's usually said by the whitest of white boys, too (looking at you, Bieber! ) I understand that it's a word not intended for me, but come on. Do you really think your girl appreciates being called short? What if she's taller than you (looking at you AGAIN, Bieber! )

I don't get it either. It started as some regional slang for Atlanta rappers and everyone jumped on the bandwagon apparently. I know slang doesn't need to make sense but "shawty" is just ridiculous.

way overused only should be used if they are called shorty. Why is it used so much in music

I think it's "Shawty" - Survivor101

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8Homie (s)

I couldn't find 'Brap' so I settled with this one.
Someone called me this once and I almost smacked him because I thought he said homo.

If your white don't use this term make you look fake like you probably (R)

This word should'nt even be on this list. It's a perfectly normal word & who ever has a problem with the word homies, probably does'nt have any Homies because there probably a snotty, close-minded, astintatios prick!

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9Dope

Simply Dope This word is so overused by everyone. "simply dope! " "That outfit is simply dope" WHERE DID THIS WORD COME FROM? It sounds stupid, it sounds ugly, words can't describe how much I despise this word

This word is supposed to be used describe people with tin foil IQ's.

The people who use this word are referring to themselves. - SammySpore

Eminem uses a lot of these words - FerrariDude64

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10Cray

It gets really annoying people say it because they are to lazy to say crazy its not that hard

I hate this word its not Cray-Cray it's Crazy! I think this is more offensive to insane people than "retarded". Thumbs up if you agree ( but you don't have to) - MusicalPony

This needs to be way higher on the list of dumb words. Just saying!

Cray cray is a banned word in my house. Thanks Gravity Falls - dumbAmerican

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The Newcomers

?Juke

Half the seventh grade used it in every other sentence. It. Ticks. Me. Off!

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11Hootie

ive never even heard of this word but it just sound so annoying - kumo9

I don't know WHAT this means, and quite frankly, I don't care. A lot of people have that word that grates on their nerves. Some don't like the word "poop", can't stand the word "flesh", etc. "Hootie" is the PERFECT combination of sound to instantly piss me off.

I have never even heard of this tragedy, yet it compels me to hatred so strongly. I hate all the words on here, accept groovy, which is just... great! - QuarantineGames

Whatever it means

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12Bruh/Bruhh

Bruh is so annoying everyone sounds stupid saying it but I don't know y people still say it

HIT THE BRUH BUTTON! Laugh out loud so annoying

This is/used to be an actual African word meaning Brother. Now everybody messed this word up.

I just want to punch the person who says it

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13Word

A lot of this I can see, however slang like word, that or Holmes is to me an homage to 90's rap. Which I actually find culturally significant. Is rap as skilled of an art as writing and mastering a symphony or metal song, no. But it still required skill to make and sell and is basically the first music to get so mainstream that unlike music before it began to transcend skin colour and ethnenticity later in its vogue per say. As silly as the words left over from rap may seem to me they mark a more tollerant North America... WORD!

THIS JUST ANNOYS ME SO MUCH. I was reading this book and the person said Word like in every sentence and finally I just decided I couldn't read the book since she said it every 2 friggin' seconds!

Completely meaningless, why would you say it if you don't have anything to say. If you want to say something, just say it, saying "word" has no meaning, so don say anything. - HarCher

It started off as.. Word is bond. Meaning you are bound by your words. Later got shortened to just Word. - dumbAmerican

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14Twerk

This word is stupid. Even though it was invented around 2012 - Harri666

Stupid word and dance move. What kind of girl would twerk? It's so degrading to women. - SammySpore

This is just, oh I can't even. I don't know anything about it accept that a) white girls can't do it and b) I can't do it. But what I do know is big booty big booty big booty. Some are just twerkhards... Haha who am I kidding? TWERKK

-rolls eyes- Don't get me started.

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15Like

Correct uses of this word:
"Like" used as a verb:
- I like potatoes.
- Do you like video games as much as I do?
"Like" used as a preposition:
- He wants to be like Tim Tebow.
- I am sick of being treated like a child.
"Like" used as a conjunction:
- I felt like I was kicked in the shins.

Incorrect uses of this word:
"Like" as a meaningless filler:
- I, like, want to, like, go to the, like, movies.
"Like" in the place of "said":
- My teacher was like, "In the Stone Age, people were hominids. "

It isn't in the place of 'said'. It's when you're paraphrasing. She could have said "I believe that homo sapiens the superior animal." If you're directly quoting, you'd say "And she said, 'I believe that Homo sapiens are the superior animal. '" Whereas, if you're paraphrasing, you'd say "And she was like 'Humans are the best. '"

This is pretty obvious. - Aeterna

Like is an annoying word that is said by preppy teenage girls. This one girl at my school sounds like this " like didja like see Miley Cyrus she was so like awesome and pretty. And her songs are like totally cool and if you hate her your like totally not cool"

'Duh' is almost as bad as 'like'. I despise hearing kids say this all the time. It's ridiculous. I imagine all those blank spaces in-between thoughts in their head and they fill them up with all those 'likes' and such, oh my goodness how annoying! And you would think they wouldn't have any 'like' on online posts - nope! (oh yeah so like I went trick or treating and it was like yeah awesome so yeah. )

Another one that gets on my nerves

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16Bae

It's the Danish word for poop. Try replacing it with poop.

"Hey poop. Wanna meet at the movies tonight? "

Go ahead, I dare you to try it. - Turkeyasylum

I think this may be my all time least favorite word... It essentially bastardizes love by shortening the phrase "Before anyone else" into a three word one syllable piece of text slang! If you actually care about your significant other try saying something that takes a little more effort to say than you're obviously giving your relationship

BAE, your my BAE, what happened to just saying girlfriend or boyfriend

A string of meaningless letters loved by teenybopper teenagers. It is anthropologically significant, as it defines the subconscious urge of the new spawn to return to the era when language was not yet invented.

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17Dawg

I rember when DMX was real popular and used to say this in all his songs, so naturally everyone started sayin it and wont stop - Chris-1

One of my brothers used to use this. I also did sometimes(lol). Now it is just plain weird - floridiancat

This is an old word. People barely use it anymore. Vote for ' instead. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

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18Dat

The word is "that" its really not that difficult to say.

"is" "that" "the"... Is it so effing hard to pronounce and to spell things intelligently?!?

I truly don't believe that half the people who type this word on the internet would actually SAY it like this if they were speaking the sentence out loud.

This "word" is just a set up for so many other poor slang words.

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19Duh

it annoys me when people use this word like 'duh, eww I hate it, duh you're wrong, duh, the worst, duh, the most annoying comment, word, saying, phrase, letters, paragraph, parts of speech, slang words, everywhere when talking, speaking, writing, chatting, typing, anything. I can see also this word in this site and youtube. - ronluna

This isn't funny, exciting, or happy as other slang word. The listener feels bad for this word. It hurts other people's feeling. It also annoys people who only hear this word. This word makes people stupid for just asking innocent question or statement.

There was this girl in my class who thinks shes perfect and hot smart who said duh ALL THE TIME it was so anoying

Don't judge me, but I use this a lot.

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20Bitch

I HATE when people uses this to women. I am a boy, but still, It just plain bothers me. It's offensive, stupid, and weird. One time I was playing Clash of Clans and on world chat, this guy said that my girlfriend enjoys when I say the b word. I obviously feel bad for her OR that is not true. Boys for the future generation, it's a stupid word. Don't use it. - floridiancat

How did this turn from another word for a dog/wolf into an insult? - Harri666

This word is offensive and demeaning.
Trashy words for trashy people.
Lame
Stupid

I mean, seriously. What's the meaning of this? It's just a bunch of letters mushed together.

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