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25 Slang Words beginning with I

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

Slang

ice (1) American English

diamonds; expensive jewellery

ice (2) American English

to kill someone

ice (3) American and Australian English

an illegal drug; crystalline methamphetamine, speed

icky American English

unpleasant in colour or taste

ID

identification; a document that identifies someone, like a driver's licence or a passport

idiot-box American and Australian English

television, TV

iffy

doubtful; of uncertain quality or legality

ill American English

good, excellent

in

fashionable, trendy

in deep

If someone is "in deep", they are deeply involved in a situation.

in the bag

If you think something is "in the bag", you are sure you'll get it or achieve it.

in the know

If someone is "in the know", they know something that only a few people are aware of.

in-your-face

provocative, aggressive, confrontational (in style)

indie

rock music not released by major music labels

info

information

inhale American English

to eat very quickly

init | innit

isn't it

instafood

food that can be prepared in 5 minutes or less

intro

introduction

itch

a strong desire to do something (n.) | to have a strong desire to do something (v.)

itchy feet

(in phrase to get/have itchy feet) to have a strong desire to travel or move from place to place

item

a couple, a pair of lovers

ivories (1) American English

teeth

ivories (2) American English

piano keys

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