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like

  • Californian/"Valley Girl" in origin, but unlike other Valley Girl slang, persists in usage to the present day.

    Last edited on Jan 18 2000. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

  • introduction to dramatic or emotionally-charged event.
    My dad was, like, "You get in here right now!"
    Cyrus got so scared he, like, pissed his pants.

    Last edited on Mar 10 2014. Submitted by Beyhan T. from Bethesda, MD, USA on Jan 31 2006.

  • or onomatopoeic sound.
    And when I started the car, the engine was, like, ggggrrreeeahhghhhh.

    Last edited on Jan 31 2006. Submitted by Beyhan T. from Bethesda, MD, USA on Jan 31 2006.

interjection

  • a pause word in speech.
    Like, we were, like, just hanging, you know?
    We went to the party, and she was like, all pissed and stuff.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Oh Louie / Tickets", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Halloween / Ellie", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Chapter 8", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2011. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

  • to say.
    He was like, "Why did you say that?''
    And I was, like, 'No way, dude!'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Halloween / Ellie", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Chapter 7", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                        

                                                 

                                                               

    Citation from "Blue Jeans", Born to Die (2012 album), Lana Del Rey censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 20 2013. Submitted by Amanda T. from PA, USA on May 01 2004.

  • a pause word in speech that is near - but not to be confused with - one of the traditional meanings of the word, which is "similar to". (In the citations below, the person is asking if someone is something, not similar to something.)
                                                                                     

    Citation from "Party Down Company Picnic", Party Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Francine's Flashback", American Dad (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2005) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 03 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 03 2011.

verb - transitive

  • to believe that a suspect has likely committed a particular crime being investigated. Police slang.
                                                    

    Citation from "Meet Juan Doe", Raines (TV), Season 1 Episode 2 (2007) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                         

    Citation from "Not the End of the World", Hard Sun (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 01 2018. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 01 2011.

  • to be romantically interested in.
                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "Chitty Chitty Death Bang", Family Guy (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (1999) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 16 2011.

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P

popo

  • acronym for "Power on, power off." The ultimate fix for anything computerized.
    Person 1: My computer's locked up.

    Person 2: Give it a POPO.

    Last edited on Jun 22 2014. Submitted by Dan M. from Cedar Fort, UT, USA on Jun 02 2002.

noun

  • a police officer.
    "I ain't scared of no PoPo!" said Madea.

    Last edited on Sep 08 2015. Submitted by Billy K. from Kenai, AK, USA on Jan 31 2006.

  • "police." From the combination of "POrtland" and "POlice". Used on the campus of Oregon State.

    Last edited on Sep 08 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 07 2015.

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