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Maine Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

7 Maine Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

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

Here are 7 Maine Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

Bug = Lobster

1. Bug = Lobster

Head to one of the many lobster shacks in Maine for a proper bug feast!



Ayuh = Agreement

2. Ayuh = Agreement

An expression of agreement: “Ayuh, I love the food.”



Right Out Straight = Very busy

3. Right Out Straight = Very busy

“I would love to see you, but I’m right out straight.”



Numb = Stupid

4. Numb = Stupid

“He’s so numb that he forgot his own name.”



Clickah = TV remote

5. Clickah = TV remote

Other Americans might call this a “beeper” or “changer” or “remote control”. If you’re sitting on the couch you might ask someone to “hand you the clicker.”



Bean’s = Bean Boots

6. Bean’s = Bean Boots

L.L. Bean’s -Referring to the brand’s waterproof ‘duck boots’.



From away – Not from Maine

7. From away – Not from Maine

“He’s from away, but he moved here 10 years ago.”

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