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31 Slang Words beginning with N

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

Slang

nab

to catch someone doing something wrong

nail

to do something perfectly

narc | nark

a narcotics officer, a police officer working in drug trade suppression

neat

very good, excellent

neck

to hug and kiss

nerd Offensive

a studious person with few social skills

nerve

bravery, courage, audacity

nest egg

money saved for the future or for retirement

nick (1) British English

to steal something

nick (2) British English

to arrest somebody

nifty

skillful, agile, very good

nightie

a woman's nightgown

nineteenth hole

the bar in a golf course clubhouse that players often go to after playing eighteen holes of golf

nipper

a young child, esp. a young boy

nippy

cold, chilly

nix American English

to cancel something, to stop something from happening

no sweat

"no problem" or "no worries"

no way

no possibility, impossible

no-brainer

an easy question or a simple problem

no-hoper

someone who will never succeed in life

no-no

something that must not be done

nod off

to fall asleep unintentionally, due to extreme tiredness or drowsiness caused by drug-taking

nod out American and Australian English

to go unconscious after taking a narcotic drug like heroin

noggin American and Australian English

a person's head

nooky | nookie Vulgar

sex, sexual intercourse

nope

variant of "no" when it's used as a negative response to a question

nous

common sense, practical intelligence

nuke

to attack with nuclear weapons; to destroy

nut | nutter British English Offensive

a crazy or strange person

nuts (1)

crazy, insane

nuts (2) Vulgar

testicles

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