Ohio Slang

7 Ohio Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

If you’re spending some time in the state, you will want to know these Ohio slang words to help you speak like a local. From great road trips to tasty burgers, as well as enjoyable cities like Cincinnati this is a state you will want to get to know a whole lot better.

The Best Ohio Slang

1. “The Three C’s”= Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati

You’ll hear mention of the ‘Three C’s’ a lot from Ohio locals and in local news.

Ohio slang words

2. Goetta = Sausage patty

A traditional German food in Cincinnati. It’s a patty of ground beef, ground pork, oats, onions, celery, and spices, and is popular for breakfast.

Ohio slang words

3. Chubinuptu = What have you been up to?

“Hey John! Chubinuptu?”

Ohio slang words

4. Polish Boy = Sausage sandwich

The Polish Boy is a sausage sandwich that comes from Cleveland, Ohio. It consists of a link of kielbasa placed in a bun, and covered with a layer of french fries, a layer of barbecue sauce or hot sauce, and a layer of coleslaw.

5. The Jake = Cleveland baseball park

“The Jake” is Progressive Field Baseball Park in Cleveland, home to the Cleveland Indians. It gets the nickname from its former name, Jacobs Field.

6. Buckeye candies = Fudge candy

Resembling a tree nut in Ohio, Buckeye candies are everywhere. They’re a tasty ball of peanut butter fudge dipped in chocolate.

7. Put that up = Put that away

“Put that up when you’re finished using it, okay?”

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