gnarly

This page is about the slang term gnarly.

Meaning: extreme (in either a good or bad sense)

For example:

  • That was a real gnarly spill, man! You sure you're OK?

  • Hey dude, that concert was gnarly! Whooa!!

Quick Quiz:

When my kids say something is gnarly, it means they think it's

a. extremely good

b. extremely bad

c. either of the above

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Contributor: Matt Errey