Commonly-Used American Slang - Page 10

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high
The teenagers look high to me.

hip-shooter
He is such a hip-shooter.

history
I don't have any idea where my old boyfriend is. He's history.

hit
Your proposal was a hit with the boss.

hole up
I had to hole up for three days because the police were looking for me.

honcho
The honcho says that we are going to have to give up two days of our vacation.

hooker
Her clothes make her look like a hooker.

hot
The police stopped them because they thought the car was hot.

huffy
I will do it soon so please don't get huffy.

hungry
If you are not hungry, you won't get ahead in the business.

hustle
If you don't hustle, we will be late again.

hyped
The fans were all hyped up for the football game.

hyper
Don't get hyper about what she told you. You know it isn't true.

I.D.
Can you show me some I.D. please?

in
The tie you are wearing is really in.
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