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Slang/S

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

sack (1)

to fire someone from a job, to dismiss

sack (2)

a bed

savvy

awareness of how to succeed in competitive pursuits such as politics or business

sax

saxophone

scam

a scheme to get money dishonestly

scarper British English

to run away

screw (1) vulgar!!

to have sexual intercourse (v.) | sexual intercourse (n.)

screw (2)

to cheat or swindle someone

screw (3)

an exclamation used to express anger

screw up

to make a serious mistake

scum | scumbag

a worthless or very disliked person

shades

sunglasses

shaft

to treat someone badly or unfairly

sharp

well-dressed

shit (1) vulgar!!

faeces (n.) | to excrete faeces (v.)

shit (2) offensive!

an exclamation that can express annoyance, unpleasant surprise, frustration, pain, etc.

shit (3) offensive!

nonsense, lies, misinformation

shitfaced offensive!

very drunk or very intoxicated

shithole offensive!

an extremely dirty, rundown place

shitload offensive!

a large amount or number

shitty offensive!

awful, terrible, unpleasant

shot

an attempt, a try, a turn

sickie British and Australian English

a day taken off work after calling in sick when one is actually well

sicko

a deranged or perverted person

smart-arse British English offensive!

a person who's annoying because they try to show how clever and knowledgeable they are (n.) | having an annoying way of trying to seem clever (adj.)

smart-ass American English offensive!

a person who's annoying because they try to show how clever and knowledgeable they are (n.) | having an annoying way of trying to seem clever (adj.)

straight

heterosexual, not gay

stuck-up

showing an attitude of superiority and snobbish pride

suck | it sucks

be very bad

sucker

a person who is easily cheated because they believe everything they're told

Contributor: Matt Errey