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Virginia Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

7 Virginia Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

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.

Here are 7 Virginia Slang Words To Sound Like A Local

Stamp = I swear

1. Stamp = I swear

“This place does the best pizza in all of Virginia, I stamp.”

Geeks/Geeker = Funny

2. Geeks/Geeker = Funny

“That geeks.” “You’re such a geeker.”

DMV = D.C., Maryland, and Virginia

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.

Bet = A deal/plan

4. Bet = A deal/plan

“That’s a bet.”

Ugly = Not nice

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!”

NOVA – Northern Virginia

6. NOVA – Northern Virginia

This is everyone calls the Northern area of Virginia. It’s practically where half of the entire state lives.

Slug = To be lazy

7. Slug = To be lazy

If you’re taking your sweet time getting around to something, you’re “sluggin’ it.”

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