The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

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Search the slang thesaurus:

Enter a slang word (e.g. kicks) or a meaning (e.g. shoes.)

How the urban thesaurus is organized

Words can have more than one definition. Each different definition corresponds to a different meaning. For example, here are two definitions from the slang word kicks:

The different definitions are assigned to thesaurus categories. A thesaurus category corresponds to a specific meaning or a group of similar meanings. Here are those same definitions of "kicks", along with their thesaurus categories:

Overall thesaurus organization

The urban thesaurus is organized into 4 main categories:

  • Things
  • Actions
  • Qualities
  • Other

Each category contains sub-categories. For example, "Things" contains a "clothes, clothing" sub-category. That category contains a "shoes" sub-category. And that's one of the places that the slang word "kicks" appears in the urban thesaurus.

At the top of the web page for a thesaurus category, it will show you where that category appears in the larger structure of the urban thesaurus.

For example, here is a small portion from the web page for the "clothes, clothing" category:

The category that you are currently viewing is in bold. You can click sub-categories and super-categories to navigate the urban thesaurus.

How to view an overview of the thesaurus

You can view the overall urban thesaurus structure in three ways:

You can also search the urban thesaurus using any search box on this site.


Search the slang thesaurus:

Enter a slang word (e.g. kicks) or a meaning (e.g. shoes.)