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31 Slang Words beginning with B

Slang is a kind of language consisting of very informal words and phrases. Slang is more common in speech than in writing. Slang words are often used in a particular context or by a particular group of people.

These are English slang words beginning with the letter B. Click on a slang term for example sentences, notes, origins, quizzes and answers.

Slang

babe

a good-looking young woman

balls (1) Vulgar

testicles

balls (2)

courage, fortitude

bastard Offensive

an unpleasant, despicable person

beat

tired, exhausted, weary

beat box American English

to create rhythmic percussive sounds with your mouth, especially when accompanying rhymes or rapping

beat it

go away

beef

a conflict with someone; a complaint against someone

bent

dishonest, corrupt

bimbo

a pretty, but empty-headed, young lady

blab

to talk too much and carelessly reveal a secret

blade

a knife

blast (1) American English

a great experience, a very enjoyable time

blast (2)

to strongly reprimand (v.) | a strong reprimand (n.)

blast (3) British English

an exclamation expressing annoyance or anger

bling American English

flashy jewellery worn to create the impression of wealth

blog

an online diary, journal or commentary (n.) | to write an online diary, journal or commentary (v.)

bloody British and Australian English Offensive

an intensifying expletive used before an adjective, adverb or noun; very, really; total, complete

blow (1)

to waste something, such as money or an opportunity

blow (2) American English

cocaine

booze

alcohol, liquor

bottom

a man who takes the passive role in gay or homosexual sex

break

an opportunity for advancement in one's career, a lucky turn of events

bugger (1) British and Australian English Vulgar

a disliked or pitiful person, usually a man

bugger (2) Vulgar

an expletive used to express anger or frustration

bugger (3) Taboo

to perform anal intercourse

bugger off Offensive

to go away

bugger up Offensive

to ruin, spoil, mess up

bull dyke American and Australian English Offensive

a lesbian (see note below) who is very manly in appearance and behaviour

bullshit | bull Offensive

nonsense; something that's not true

busted

to be charged with a criminal offence

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