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
Flip-flops
Pajamas

2 of 18What does this mean?

"Guagua"
Bus
Boat
Car

3 of 18What does this mean?

"Leeeterally"
Literally
Littering
Figuratively

4 of 18What does this mean?

"Liga"
Bobby pin
Headband
Hair tie

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
Beer
Juice

7 of 18What does this mean?

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

8 of 18What does this mean?

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

9 of 18What does this mean?

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

10 of 18What does this mean?

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

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 popular cocktail
A sunburn

13 of 18What does this mean?

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

14 of 18What does this mean?

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

15 of 18What does this mean?

"Cheese"
Yellow bathing suit
Sunscreen
Gossip

16 of 18What does this mean?

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

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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