If you're an Atlanta transplant, we're sure you've noticed all the very random words people tend to use in everyday conversation. If you're from Georgia, Atlanta specifically, a lot of these words and common phrases come naturally to you. With so many people traveling in and out of The Peach State, it may be beneficial to know what a few of these funny words may mean in context. Let's hope these 2019 Atlanta slang words come in handy.
When you do something with such precision and expertise, it seems like you're moving with ease, like gel. "You slick pulled a fast one on me."
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When one comes up on a particular advantage using your own skills and knowledge, mainly by tricking someone. Normally, these skills or personal knowledge is not shared with anyone else. "So are you going to tell us how you finessed backstage tickets to the Migos concert last minute?"
To act unlawfully, typically for personal financial gain. "We're gonna have to juug him out this 5K if it comes down to it."
When something is extremely cool, well done or visually pleasing. Not to be confused with the word "fire," as all Atlanta natives will deny these origins. "Bro, that new jacket is fye, where'd you get that?"
A shorter, quicker way of saying "you didn't even know." "Yeene-enno they were going to show up to the party."
A high-grade of marijuana, named after a particular strain that, once burned, smells of gasoline. This can easily be taken out of context, so user discretion is advised. "You know where I can get some gas?"
A place of residence where drugs are made and/or sold. "I'll meet you at the trap."
An indescriable measure of time, but commonly used for a long measure of time. Not to be confused with New York City's "brick" that is used to describe a measure of (cold) temperature. "I haven't seen you in a brick. What have you been up to?"
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A promiscuous woman whom's sexual affairs are common knowledge. "Rob told me she's a natnat so I don't think I'm interested in talking to her."
The police or any law enforcement officials. "Someone shouted twelve at the party and we knew it was time to go."
11. "No cap"
Used at the beginning or end of a sentence, the phrase is meant to signify the speaker is telling the complete truth with no fabrications. "I went to the party and then straight home, no cap."
12. "Patna nem"
A shorter, quicker way of saying "partner and them," which is a group of friends and/or acquaintances. "I connected with my patna nem and we headed to Magic City."
Acronym for "outside of the perimeter." Atlanta is carved out in a circle by the Interstate I-285 highway; anything outside of the circle, is outside of the perimeter. Antonym: ITP "He lives OTP so trust me, I'm never going to his place."