bronson - beer
sentence: "I drank a sixer of bronsons last
night while watching the game."
Origin: Watching Charles Bronson movies while drinking
beer is deck. The term spawned from this ritual.
bust a moby - to dance
sentence: "Let's go to the Tunnel and bust
"Did you see her moves at the party last night?
She really knows how to bust a moby."
chipper - a woman who's easy
sentence: "She's a real chipper and will
sleep with anyone after one bronson."
clothesline - the gossip that is on the scene
sentence: "Yo, I heard on the clothesline
that she is sleeping with Billy. She is such a chipper."
cronkite - boy
sentence: "Have you seen Anne's new cronkite?
She met him at the cafe and he is such a frado."
deck - a key word for most Hipsters, similar
in meaning to the antiquated fresh. To be deck is to
be up on the latest trends, cutting edge, and/or hip.
sentence: "That tassel we met at the gallery
opening sure looked deck in her cowboy boots."
" Have you checked out the new Jonathan Lethem
book? It's deck."
fin - the opposite of deck, similar to outdated
terms like "wack" and "lame." Something
that is fin is bad or undesirable.
sentence: "How can you like that Vin Diesel
movie? Every film he's ever starred in has been fin."
"My date with Larry was so fin. He took me to Applebee's
and ordered cheese fries as an appetizer."
frado - an ugly guy who thinks he's good-looking
sentence: "Bill thinks all the girls love
him, but they all know he's a frado."
the frigidaire - the cold shoulder
sentence: "I don't know what her problem
is, but she gives me the frigidaire every time I see
jerry - a stoner or hippie
sentence: My pits smell ishtar. I feel like a
juicer - a ladies' man. An individual who has
undeniable sex appeal.
sentence: "I wish he would ask me out, he's
such a juicer."
jug - a 40 ounce bottle of domestic beer.
sentence: "Tassels respect me. I can drink
a whole jug and still bust a mean moby."
kale - money
sentence: "Yo Kim, can you slide me some
kale? I'm still waiting for my mom to send rent."
kidsman - one who rounds up children to educate
them in thievery. (Oops-this is Victorian slang, not
midtown - uncultured or unhip
sentence: "He's never heard of Spike Jonze.
He's so midtown."
piece - cell phone
sentence: "John is such a nerd. He doesn't
even have a piece."
"I must have been on the subway, my piece didn't
shitter - someone who constantly looks like
he/she is taking a shit.
sentence: "Dude, Jake is such a shitter."
tassel - girl
sentence: "Jim is definitely a frado, but
somehow he gets a new tassel every night."
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