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Slang

26 Slang Words beginning with E

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

Slang

E | ecstasy

an illegal amphetamine-like drug

ear candy

pleasant-sounding music

earful

a verbal reprimand or verbal criticism, a long talk

earner

a good source of money

earworm

a song that repeats annoyingly in one's head

easy

to have no preference, be flexible

easy street

financial security

eating

annoying, bothering, upsetting

eats

snacks, food

ecofreak

a person with strong views on the importance of protecting the natural environment

effing British English

used as a less offensive substitute for the highly-offensive taboo word "fucking"

egghead

a highly-educated intellectual

ego trip

behaviour that reveals an over-estimation of one's own importance or abilities

egosurf

to search for one's own name on the Internet

el cheapo

very cheap

elbow grease

physical effort, hard work

emo

a style of music and fashion that developed among American teens in the early 21st century

empty-nester American and Australian English

a parent whose children have grown up and left home

end

(in phrase (be) the end) the limit of what one can bare

ends American English

money

ex

a former partner or lover

ex-con

someone who has spent time in jail

exec

an executive or manager

eye candy

a nice-looking person or thing

eye-popping

amazingly large or impressive

eyeball

to stare at someone or something

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