If you’re spending some time in the state, you will want to know these Virginia slang words to help you speak like a local. From great road trips to tasty burgers, as well as enjoyable cities like Richmond, this is a state you will want to get to know a whole lot better.
The Best Virginia Slang
1. Stamp = I swear
“This place does the best pizza in all of Virginia, I stamp.”
2. Geeks/Geeker = Funny
“That geeks.” “You’re such a geeker.”
3. DMV = D.C., Maryland, and Virginia
Anywhere else in the States, DMV is where you go to get your drivers’ license. Virginians say it to mean D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
4. Bet = A deal/plan
“That’s a bet.”
5. Ugly = Not nice
No, this has nothing to do with a person’s physical appearance, but more so how they act. “That’s a real ugly thing to say!”
6. NOVA – Northern Virginia
This is everyone calls the Northern area of Virginia. It’s practically where half of the entire state lives.
7. Slug = To be lazy
If you’re taking your sweet time getting around to something, you’re “sluggin’ it.”
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