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Slang

30 Slang Words beginning with L

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

Slang

lab

laboratory

laid-back

easygoing, relaxed

lame

bad, weak, of poor quality

lardass American English Offensive

an overweight person, esp. one with large buttocks

later

good-bye

lav British English

toilet, lavatory

legit

legal; conforming to rules or regulations

lez | lezzy | lezzo Offensive

lesbian, gay woman

lick

to defeat, to beat an opposing player or team

limey Offensive

a derogatory word meaning a British person (n.) | British (adj.)

limo

limousine

lingo

language, dialect

lip

cheeky or disrespectful speech

lippy

disrespectful in the way one speaks

loaded (1)

wealthy, rich

loaded (2) American English

drunk, drugged, under the influence of a mind-altering substance

loads

plenty, lots

loan shark

an unauthorised moneylender who charges very high interest rates

loco

crazy, insane

loner

someone who likes being alone

loo

toilet, bathroom

looker

a good-looking man or woman, an attractive person

loony Offensive

a crazy or silly person (n.) | crazy or silly (adj.)

loony bin Offensive

a hospital for mentally ill people

loopy

eccentric, a little crazy

loot

stolen money or goods

loudmouth

an obnoxious person who talks too much and too loudly

louse American English Offensive

an unpleasant or nasty person

louse up American English

to spoil something or make it fail

lousy

very bad, of very poor quality

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