Would you like to know where to find a ghetto slang dictionary? This article will explore ghetto slang and cite resources where a dictionary may be found.
Slang words are words that are understood by a certain group of people. The reason for being in a group could be cultural, religious, linguistic, or country of origin. Slang words are outside the language that is used by most people.
The creation of slang words and expressions is one of the ways that language changes over time. A group will use a certain word and after time, it may become widely used. Then it can become a part of most people’s vocabulary.
Slang words can be abbreviations, taking a word and expanding its meaning, a word with a different meaning, or a totally new word. Some things that slang words are not is: dialect, colloquialism, advertising slogans, jargon, graffiti, catch phrases, or a special language that a secret society makes up and uses.
Ghetto slang can also be referred to as black slang or rap slang. There are several sources online where you can find a ghetto slang dictionary with definitions of black, rap, and ghetto slang words.
Here are two of them:
Here are some examples of ghetto slang from these dictionaries:
Now that you know where to find a ghetto slang dictionary and you are familiar with a few words and expressions, maybe you would like to see more slang expressions. The following words and sayings are from a site called Alpha Dictionary which allows you to search by decade for slang words and expressions. You can also search by word or meaning. Here are some words and expressions from the decade which started in the year 2000: