Quiz: Only A True New Yorker Can Get 10/15 On This 90-Second Slang Test

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Do you hail from the Big Apple?

New York City slang that only native-born New Yorkers would be able to understand, including words such as mad, tight, brick, thirsty, and more.

 Aug 01, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
During the winter, New York gets extremely frigid, or as a New Yorker would say:
Brick
Hard
Mean
2 of 15Pick your answer!
A true New Yorker would say "I'm mad hungry" when they're
Really hungry
Slightly hungry
Really full
3 of 15Pick your answer!
It's unfortunate that there's a lot of grimy, or _______ stuff on the news.
Unclean
Slimey
Messed Up
4 of 15Pick your answer!
If you're in Manhattan and you're going north, you say you're headed:
Uptown
Sideways
Downtown
5 of 15Pick your answer!
You might stare at, or ______ someone who's making a ton of noise during class.
grill
dog
grind
6 of 15Pick your answer!
If you're dealing with some drama, a New Yorker might tell you to "Stop buggin'," which means:
Stop being dramatic.
Stop creeping.
Stop eating.
7 of 15Pick your answer!
If a New Yorker is tight, they're:
Angry
Tired
Uncomfortable
8 of 15Pick your answer!
If you're dead-ass about something, that means you're really _____ about it.
Stupid
Sad
Serious
9 of 15Pick your answer!
In New York, instead of saying stand in line, they say...
Stand a line
Stand on line
Stand in queue
10 of 15Pick your answer!
If a friend proclaims that they're "going to the city," that means that they're headed for:
Brooklyn.
Queens.
Manhattan.
11 of 15Pick your answer!
The corner stores in New York are known as:
Cents
Clips
Bodegas
12 of 15Pick your answer!
The ______ is the stairs leading up to an apartment building.
Stoop
Cabinet
Porch
13 of 15Pick your answer!
What do New Yorkers call the subway?
Train
Cart
Tram
14 of 15Pick your answer!
The area South of Houston St. is known as:
Nolita
SoHo
East Village
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Instead of "buy," New Yorkers use:
Cop
Handle
Catch
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