If you’re spending some time in the state, you will want to know these Utah slang words to help you speak like a local. From great road trips to tasty burgers, as well as enjoyable cities like Salt Lake City, this is a state you will want to get to know a whole lot better.
The Best Utah Slang
1. St. Geezy = St. George
“I’m going to St. Geezy for the weekend.”
2. They totally biffed it = Tripped up
Utahns have their own term for falling, tripping or wiping-out at something.
3. Sluffing = Skipping class
“Man make sure you don’t get caught sluffing tomorrow!”
4. Slots = Canyons
Slots are the standard landscape background in Utah. Normal to locals, but impressive to everyone!
5. Epic = Local beer
Utah’s favourite beer is without a doubt Epic Beer. You have to stop by the brewery itself in Salt Lake City for a tasting!
6. Ward = Mormon gathering
A ‘ward’ is a congregation of Mormons.
7. Oh my heck! = OMG
This is a politer way of saying Oh my God, or what the hell?!
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