Miami Slang - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

Miami New Times

Dale, dasit!

Miami is one of the best and most unique places to grow up or live in — and we are testing you to see how well you know miamians lingo!

 Apr 16, 2018

1 of 18What does this mean?

"Chanks"
Veggies
Pajamas
Flip-flops

2 of 18What does this mean?

"Guagua"
Bus
Boat
Car

3 of 18What does this mean?

"Leeeterally"
Figuratively
Literally
Littering

4 of 18What does this mean?

"Liga"
Hair tie
Bobby pin
Headband

5 of 18What does this mean?

"Que bola?"
What's up?
What's your name?
Are you sick?

6 of 18What does this mean?

"Cafecito"
Espresso
Juice
Beer

7 of 18What does this mean?

"La sagüesera"
Southwest areas of Miami including Flagami and Westchester
East Islands off of Miami including South Beach and Virginia Key
Northern areas of Miami including Shorecrest and Miami Shores

8 of 18What does this mean?

"Dale"
A way to express grief, such as "my condolences"
A way to express excitement, such as "Let's do it!"
A way to express anger, such as "Go away!"

9 of 18What does this mean?

"Dasit"
A small dog
"that's it"
A fancy boat

10 of 18What does this mean?

"Tiki Tiki"
An offensive noise
A small cigarette
A popular place to drink

11 of 18What does this mean?

"La Wawa"
A type of cracker
A cry baby
The bus

12 of 18What does this mean?

"Supposebly"
A popular, rampant mispronunciation of “supposedly"
A sunburn
A popular cocktail

13 of 18What does this mean?

"Eating sh*t"
To do nothing or waste time
Dinner at a post restaurant
A terrible hangover

14 of 18What does this mean?

"Casa de Yuca"
A really nice hotel
Anything close to Orlando
Someplace far away and/or that’s difficult to get to

15 of 18What does this mean?

"Cheese"
Gossip
Yellow bathing suit
Sunscreen

16 of 18What does this mean?

"Jock"
A nightclub DJ
Someone running on the beach
To have a crush on someone

17 of 18What does this mean?

"Rando"
Anyone named Randy
A person who is weird or a stranger
A type of tree

18 of 18What does this mean?

"Getty"
Someone who lets you into a club
A small pier
A get-together or a small party
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