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Slang

29 Slang Words beginning with C

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 C. Click on a slang term for example sentences, notes, origins, quizzes and answers.

Slang

cabbie

a taxi driver, a cab driver

cahoots

(in phrase in cahoots) in collusion; working together secretly

can (1) American and Australian English

to reject or criticize something or someone

can (2)

prison, jail

can (3) American English

toilet

cheesy | cheesey

of very low quality; not stylish or tasteful

chicken

a coward (n.) | cowardly (adj.)

chicken out

to change one's mind about doing something because of fear

chill | chill out

to relax and take it easy

chockablock | chock-a-block | chock-full

completely full of people or things, crammed full

chopper

a big motorcycle with high handlebars

cock Vulgar

penis

cock-up British English Offensive

a big mistake, something done badly

coke

cocaine

cold fish

an unfriendly, unsociable person

con

to persuade someone to do something in order to cheat them

cool

If someone's cool, they've got style and they're relaxed. If something's cool, everyone likes it.

cop

a policeman or a policewoman

cop out

to not do something you should do because of fear of failure

couch potato

someone who watches too much television

cranky

irritable, easily annoyed

crap (1) Vulgar

faeces (n.) | to excrete faeces (v.)

crap (2) Offensive

something worthless (n.) | worthless (adj.)

crappy Offensive

poor quality, terrible, bad

crash | crash out

to fall asleep

crush

a strong feeling of love or infatuation for someone

cunt Taboo

1) vagina; female sexual organs 2) a very unpleasant or stupid person

cuppa British and Australian English

a hot drink, cup of tea, cup of coffee

cushy

easy, undemanding (of a job or a lifestyle)

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