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

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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"
Car
Bus
Boat

3 of 18What does this mean?

"Leeeterally"
Littering
Literally
Figuratively

4 of 18What does this mean?

"Liga"
Headband
Bobby pin
Hair tie

5 of 18What does this mean?

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

6 of 18What does this mean?

"Cafecito"
Juice
Beer
Espresso

7 of 18What does this mean?

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

8 of 18What does this mean?

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

9 of 18What does this mean?

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

10 of 18What does this mean?

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

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

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

15 of 18What does this mean?

"Cheese"
Sunscreen
Yellow bathing suit
Gossip

16 of 18What does this mean?

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

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 get-together or a small party
A small pier
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