Sam's German Learning Notes

German Slang Resources

Slang Words 2008

Compiled from: http://pukkagerman.com/slang/german-slang-translation.html
Edited for aesthetics, clarity and ergonomic reasons, for my own use. Some entries censored so that I can share with my young friends.

  • abrippen (ab)rippen (klauen, stehlen)
    Hast du die CD's abgerippt? - Nee, gekauft.
    to steal, to swipe, to nick [chiefly British]
    Did you swipe the CDs. Nope, bought 'em.
     

    SUMMARY LIST

    • abrippen
    • saugen
    • steil gehen
    • vorglühen
    • Nuttendiesel
    • Paras schieben
    • poppen
    • funzen
    • Hasenhirn
    • keimig
    • harzen
    • zocken
  • saugen (downloaden)
    Mein Bruder mag es nicht, Musik vom Internet zu saugen.
    to leech, to download [literally to suck]
    My brother doesn't like downloading music from the internet.
     
  • steil gehen (party machen, wild abfeiern)
    Heute gehen wir steil!
    to go clubbing, to party hard, to rock
    Tonight we're going to rock! / Tonight we're going to party hard.
     
  • vorglühen (vor einer Party Alkohol trinken, um in Stimmung zu kommen)
    Lass uns vor der Party erst mal bei mir zu Hause vorglühen!
    to tank up, predrinking, to have a few drinks to get in the mood
    Let's have a few drinks at my place before we hit the party!
     
  • Nuttendiesel (schlecht riechendes Parfüm)
    Du riechst nach Nuttendiesel
    prossie perfume, overpowering perfume
    You smell like Joop. / You smell like prossie perfume.
     
  • Paras schieben (sich starke Sorgen machen)
    Vor der Klausur hab ich voll die Paras geschoben.
    to be really nervous, to be paranoid, to freak out
    I completely freaked out before the exam.
     
  • funzen (funktionieren)
    Funzt's?
    Mein Internetanschluss funzt schon die ganze Woche nicht.
    to work, to function
    Does it work?
    My internet connection has not been working all week.
     
  • Hasenhirn (Dummkopf)
    Mein Vermieter ist ein Hasenhirn.
    idiot, plonker, dipshit, moron, retard
    My landlord is a moron.
     
  • keimig (eklig, widerlich, dreckig)
    Heute siehst du echt keimig aus.
    disgusting, rank, revolting
    You look really rough today (Br.) / You look like shit today. (Am.)
     
  • zocken (spielen)
    Zocken wir am Computer?
    to play; to gamble
    Wanna play some computer games?
     

 

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