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"
Flip-flops
Pajamas
Veggies

2 of 18What does this mean?

"Guagua"
Boat
Car
Bus

3 of 18What does this mean?

"Leeeterally"
Figuratively
Literally
Littering

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"
Beer
Juice
Espresso

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 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
"that's it"
A fancy boat

10 of 18What does this mean?

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

11 of 18What does this mean?

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

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
A really nice hotel
Anything close to Orlando

15 of 18What does this mean?

"Cheese"
Sunscreen
Gossip
Yellow bathing suit

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
Anyone named Randy
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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