Slang with “C”

abr 01, 2011 2 Comments by

Let’s continue studying slang, today with the letter “C”.

Cheesy: inferior, malfeito; brega, cafona
What a cheesy shirt!
This song is so cheesy.

Chick: mulher, moça; mina, gata
I met a nice chick at the party.

To chill, to chill out: relaxar, descansar; ficar frio
I’m not going out today, I’m just going to chill.
Chill out! I’m sure he’ll come!

To con: trapacear, iludir; trapaça, conto do vigário
He conned her into believing he was rich.
Mary fell for his con.

To crash: entrar numa festa/evento sem convite; dar uma de penetra
They tried to crash the party, but couldn’t get in.

Adapted from “Slang”, by Jack Scholes.

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2 Responses to “Slang with “C””

  1. Flávia says:

    Adorei! Esses dias eu li no fb uma amiga americana escrever que algo era “cheesy” e não tinha entendido! hehehe

    Beijos!

  2. gabriela says:

    “Tacky” é um sinônimo, e ouço bastante os americanos usarem…

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