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33 Slang Words beginning with P

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


pack heat

to carry a gun

pack it in

to stop what you're doing, to quit

pain | pain in the arse | pain in the backside British and Australian English

someone or something that's annoying or troublesome

pain | pain in the ass | pain in the butt American English

an annoying or troublesome person or thing


a friend


to strongly criticize someone or something


very little money


to urinate (v.) | urine (n.)


an extra benefit that comes with a job or a position

phoney | phony

not genuine, not real (adj.) | a person who's not sincere or genuine (n.)


trouble, a difficult situation


a gun

pig (1) Offensive

an unattractive and unpleasant person

pig (2) Offensive

a police officer

pimp (1)

a manager of prostitutes

pimp (2) | pimp out American English

to customize or renovate something; to make something flashier or more appealing

pinkie | pinky

the little finger

piss Vulgar

to urinate (v.) | urine (n.)

Piss off! Offensive

Go away!

pissed (1) Offensive


pissed (2) American English Offensive

angry, annoyed

pissed off British and Australian English Offensive

angry, annoyed


pictures, photos, photographs


where one lives, home

poof | poofter Offensive

an offensive, derogatory word meaning a gay man

poop American English

excrement (n.) | to defecate (v.)

pooped American and Australian English

very tired, exhausted

posh British English

high-class, stylish

prat British English Offensive

a fool

psyched | psyched up

to be inspired and energized before a competition, a performance, or any other demanding situation


crazy, insane


to vomit (v.) | vomit (n.)


very enthusiastic, exhilarated, highly motivated

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