Oklahoma Slang

7 Oklahoma Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

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

The Best Oklahoma Slang

1. What in tarnation? = What the hell?

This is a more polite way of saying, “What in the hell?”

Oklahoma Slang

2. Billfold = Wallet

If you are over the age of 40, this is probably what you call your wallet.

Oklahoma Slang

3. Fraidy Hole = Tornado shelter

An underground tornado shelter.

Oklahoma Slang

4. Cowpie = Cow dung

The polite way to say cow dung. “‘Make sure you don’t step in that cowpie!”

5. T-Town = Tulsa

This is what Oklahoma locals call Tulsa, the second largest city in the state.

6. Ice Box = Fridge

That spar refrigerator in the garage that holds the beer? It’s actually an ‘ice box’.

7. Thunder = Oklahoma basketball team

The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City.

Spending time in the state? Check out 7 Unmissable Things To Do In Oklahoma City.

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