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Slang words beginning with M. Select a slang term for more details.


a magazine

make out American English

to hug and kiss, possibly with some petting

make tracks

to leave somewhere, usually to go home

make waves

to cause trouble, to disturb a settled situation


a recording that mixes together tracks from two or more different songs or instrumental pieces


the most that's possible, at the most

max out

to reach a maximum limit


very small in amount or very few in number

meat market

a place like a bar or nightclub in which people looking for sexual partners can meet

meathead offensive!

a stupid person


a term used by young internet users to mean the physical world, in contrast to the virtual world of "cyberspace"


very big; extremely


a disastrous collapse, esp. of a market or an economy


a written message or note, usually in business


slightly and happily drunk

mess up

to make a mistake, to mishandle a situation

Mickey Finn | Mickey | mickey

a drink to which a drug has been added to make the drinker sleepy or unconscious

mickey mouse

amateurish, low-quality, unprofessional



mojo American English

spirit, passion, zest

moon American English

to expose one's buttocks in order to insult or amuse someone

mosh pit

an area in front of the stage at a rock concert where people dance energetically, or "mosh"


a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

muck up

to ruin something, or do it very badly

mug (1)

to rob someone in a public place

mug (2)

the face

mug shot

a photograph of someone taken after their arrest


a person paid to carry illegal drugs from one country to another


a dog

Contributor: Matt Errey