Colorado Slang

7 Colorado Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

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

Take note of these essential Colorado phrases and you’ll fit right in – or at the very least, not be confused if somebody says one of these sayings!

Colorado Slang Words

1. Rockpile = Cheapest seats to sit in during Rockies games

The center field bleacher section is named “The Rockpile”.

Colorado Slang

2. Pow = A fun term used to describe a fresh, powdery snowfall

“Have you seen that pow? It’s perfect conditions for snowboarding this morning!”

Colorado Slang

3. Colorado Kool-Aid = Coors beer

“Gimme some Colorado Kool-Aid, I’m thirsty!”

4. LoDo = short for Lower Downtown (Denver)

“There’s a great new restaurant in LoDo, you should totally check it out this weekend with me…”

5. The Front Range= Refers to the cities that make up the non-mountainous parts of Colorado

(Arvada, Aurora, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins, and Pueblo).

6. BV = Nickname for Buena Vista, also called Booney or Bueny

“Wanna head to BV next weekend? We really need a vacation!”

7. The Springs = Colorado Springs

“You live in The Springs? Cool, I’m from a small town in the Front Range.”

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Big 7 Travel Team