Spanish Slang Phrases
I was thinking about words we use in English such as "cool" which does not necessarily mean we are referring to the temperature. Upon looking up a similar reference online I found this:
Bárbaro (Mexico, means bad, but like in English, also can mean cool): Cool!
What other phrases or words do you know?
No hay de queso, no más de papa.
If you are interested in slangy expressions, check the link below. It's quite fun!!
Esto vale callampa - It isn't worth diddly squat. (chilean slang)
Al tiro - immediately (chilean slang)
¡Que padre! = Cool!
?Que Onda? (Mexico) (literal: What's the wave?) - What's up?
Cachi?= Get it? (Chilean slang) Ya cache= I get it
china orange -in puerto rico
tranquilo- chillin -puerto rico
¿Te tinca? Do you like that? Do you agree?
(tincar: to guess, to have a hunch; to like)
Please, don't forget... It's slang!
How about "chévere"?
cool = copado / bárbaro / de 10 .
En Colombia, no sé si en otras partes:
Bacano, bacanísimo, que bacanería (de Baco, el dios romano del vino).
También se usa la expresión "una chimba"
Tamarindos Mexican traffic cops for the color of their uniforms.
Judis Judicial cops of Mexico City. These guys are just as dangerous as the criminals.
Aguas con los Judis. Watch out for the Judis.
Oooooh! Please give me more! My favorite ones are learning the plays on words!