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"
Boat
Bus
Car

3 of 18What does this mean?

"Leeeterally"
Figuratively
Literally
Littering

4 of 18What does this mean?

"Liga"
Hair tie
Headband
Bobby pin

5 of 18What does this mean?

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

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

9 of 18What does this mean?

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

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"
The bus
A type of cracker
A cry baby

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"
Dinner at a post restaurant
A terrible hangover
To do nothing or waste time

14 of 18What does this mean?

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

15 of 18What does this mean?

"Cheese"
Gossip
Yellow bathing suit
Sunscreen

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

18 of 18What does this mean?

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