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31 Slang Words beginning with G

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

Slang

gaffer British English

the manager, the boss

gag

a joke

garbage

something of very poor quality

gasbag

a person who talks too much

gear

equipment, clothes

geek

a computer and IT expert

geezer Offensive

an old person

get (1)

to understand something or someone

get (2)

to punish, injure, or kill someone (as revenge)

get (3) | get to

to annoy or upset someone

gig

a public performance, usually of rock, folk or jazz music

git British English Offensive

a fool, a stupid person

glitch

a fault or defect, esp. in computer software

gnarly

extreme (in either a good or bad sense)

gob (1) British and Australian English

mouth

gob (2) British and Australian English

to spit

gonzo

journalistic writing that's deliberately exaggerated and highly stylized

goof off | goof around American English

waste time, play around

goofy

silly or harmlessly eccentric

goose (1)

a silly or stupid person

goose (2)

to poke someone in the bottom

grand

one thousand dollars, one thousand pounds

grinding

dancing in a sexually arousing way

groovy

exciting, fashionable, interesting

gross

disgusting, very unpleasant

groupie | groupy

follower of a singer or a band who offers sexual favours

grub

food

grunge

a style of rock music that appeared in Seattle in the late 1980's

gutless

cowardly, lacking bravery

guts

courage

gutted British English

very upset, devastated

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