The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)
Like us on Facebook - Follow us on Twitter - Slang blog
Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of gnarly

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'dangerous':

Definitions include: to act foolish; under the influence of alcohol or drugs; or to do something dangerous.
Definitions include: related to immorality or illegality.
Definitions include: of questionable character, strange.
Definitions include: suspicious; "shady".

Other terms relating to 'good, okay, cool, awesome, fun':

Definitions include: To be known in a popular way for beating the shit out of people or stealing, anything illegal and not caught.
Definitions include: gang, "posse"
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: a favor or kind deed.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: "alright".
Definitions include: very well.
Definitions include: an expression of confirmation or agreement.
Definitions include: Most uses of "shit" also work with "crap", except where noted below.
Definitions include: really cool
Definitions include: acronym of "bad-ass."
Definitions include: fun or relaxing.
Definitions include: crazy, i.e. strange, insane, or wild.
Definitions include: I believe this use of shiny developed on the Colorado College campus, and have no idea if it has reached beyond that.
Definitions include: exclamation of positive sentiment (excitement, pleasure, etc.)

Other terms relating to 'gross, disgusting, creepy':

Definitions include: gross, disgusting.
Definitions include: "pervert."
Definitions include: extremely disturbing.
Definitions include: someone who will not allow a relationship to end.
Definitions include: a person who is of the red-neck, trailer trash, low morals variety.
Definitions include: exclamation of disgust.
Definitions include: gross.
Definitions include: gross.
Definitions include: shallow. Note: short for "trifling."
Definitions include: of questionable character, strange.
Definitions include: acronym for not mind safe.
Definitions include: unpleasant, disgusting, objectionable.
Definitions include: a weird or disturbed person.
Definitions include: with poor personal hygiene / promiscuous / generally gross.
Definitions include: to vomit.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: cigar.
Definitions include: the anus.
Definitions include: to stay true to one's self; to resist the temptation to be fake.
Definitions include: a person who is unintelligent and easy to push around.
Definitions include: to give names of accomplices to law enforcement authorities.
Definitions include: to understand.
Definitions include: to deliver a good performance ("A-game").
Definitions include: excellent.
Definitions include: run fast
Definitions include: a small amount.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(126)  
No longer use it(12)  
Heard it but never used it(73)  
Have never heard it(22)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 96 votes: 24%  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/gnarly">gnarly</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/gnarly gnarly]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.