Vermont Slang

7 Vermont Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

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

The Best Vermont Slang

1. Flatlander = Out-of-towner

A ‘flatlander’ is someone who wasn’t born in Vermont.

Vermont Slang

2. Green Up Day = Clean up day!

Green Up Day, which is always the first Saturday of May, is a statewide effort in Vermont to clean up roadside trash – and everyone helps out!

Vermont Slang

3. Chinin’ = Snow machining

Short for ‘Snow machining,’ otherwise known as ‘Snowmobiling.’

Vermont Slang

4. Creemee = Soft serve ice cream

Vermont locals don’t call soft serve anything but ‘Creemee’ – it sums it up perfectly!

5. Had the radish = No longer useful

“That old car’s finally had the radish.”

6. Down cellar = Basement

‘Will you grab the boxes from the down cellar?”

7. Sugar on snow = Sweet candy

Sugar on Snow is maple syrup heated up, and then drizzled over packed snow, where it seizes up into a shiny, chewy taffy-like candy.

Spending time in the state? Check out The 7 Best Places To Go Glamping In Vermont.

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