Residents of Toronto, particularly those of a younger generation, often indulge in the use of characteristic slang words and phrases. Such constitute an informal style of speech that is generally associated with the city.\nREAD ALSO: 16 Best Toronto Bars For $2, $3, $4, And $5 Drinks\nHowever, there are several misconceptions surrounding the slang. While there are several claims that its origins are wholly exclusive to the district of Scarborough, other arguments attest that a notable proportion of the slang arose from the western regions of Toronto as well. Additionally, what is often acknowledged as an exclusive product of Torontonian creativity is actually a Jamaican invention that takes from Patois, the idiosyncratic vernacular of West Indian heritage.\nEven more, the usage of the slang is not restricted to only Scarborough - several people across the GTA engage in it, and it has become an integral part of daily life for many individuals over the years.\nHere are 60 slang words used in Toronto that are applicable for everyday situations:\n(Note: The following words are simply used frequently in Toronto and may or may not have originated from there. The definitions of certain words may be different from person to person.)\nFor daily speech\nAhlie\nA remark used for confirmatory purposes or to express skepticism.\nEx.\nPerson 1: My girl Angela got my eyebrows lookin' fleeky today.\nPerson 2: Ahlie.\nAre u dumb\nA rhetorical exclamation used to imply the idiocy of a person, behaviour or circumstance.\nEx.\nNobody tryna pay full fare on the TTC are u dumb??\nBare\nA measure of quantity that describes something in abundance or excess.\nEx.\nYo bare sweeties at Eaton today.\nCome thru\nThe act of attending, showing up or doing what one is expected to do.\nEx.\nYo dawg come thru wit dat Fruit Roll-Up.\nCyattie\nRefers to a female with a reputation for being notoriously loud, obnoxious and promiscuous.\nEx.\nMore times I'm tryna dash dat cyattie.\nDeafaz\nA physical blow delivered in the form of a hard slap or punch.\nEx.\nDawg I'm bout to give this mans a deafaz if he don't nize it.\nDifferently\nSpeaking frankly.\nEx.\nYo differently, you could catch it.\nDun kno\nA remark used to confirm that something has been understood.\nEx.\nPerson 1: STC is poppin' on Tuesdays.\nPerson: Dun kno!\nFam / Fom\nA compliment given to friends to indicate closeness and cordialness.\nEx.\nWhat you sayin' fam? Let's run ball at Miliken.\nFrom time\nRefers something that is long withstanding.\nEx.\nScarborough ting from time, styll.\nGreezy\nDescribes something as fashionably attractive or impressive.\nEx.\nTop left, those '97s look greezy fam.\nMerked\nTo be wholly run down by physical or verbal means.\nEx.\nPenny finna get merked if she tries to talk to my mans again.\nMake moves\nTo initiate an activity or get something done.\nEx.\nBruh we been loafting at the food court, let's make moooves.\nLink up\nTo meet or assemble with a person or persons.\nEx.\nAye let's link up at Malvern Mall after school lol.\nLowe\nTo ignore, forget or not bother with.\nEx.\nYo forreal just lowe me right now doe.\nLowkey\nDescribes something that is secret or relatively classified.\nEx.\nYo lowkey, Comfort Zone is lit styll.\nNice\nTo commit a good deed for someone else.\nEx.\nYo nice me a juice box dawg.\nNize it\nAn aggressive request for someone to stop talking immediately.\nEx.\nPerson 1: Girl you lookin' fine in yo pum pum shorts.\nPerson 2: Nize it!\nRegulate\nTo maintain one's control and position amidst intimidation by an opposing party.\nEx.\nBruh tell Tyrell to reach Woodside I'll regulate him dawg.\nRun up freak\nA taunt intended to invite or further provoke an aggressor.\nEx.\nYo this bee really tryna come for me eh?! Run up freak!\nSnake\nAn untrustworthy individual, usually one who is initially inconspicuous as such.\nEx.\nYou got Real Fruit without me? Snaaake.\nStyll\nA remark used to affirm agreement in something; often added at the end of a statement.\nEx.\nI just been to the gym but I'm bout to reach Korean BBQ styll.\nTwo-twos\nQuickly and unexpectedly.\nEx.\nWe was messin' around in her room and two-twos her dukes showed up.\nWagwan\nA Patois interjection derived from the phrase "what's going on" that is used as a friendly greeting.\nEx.\nWagwan my G?\nWasteman\nRefers to a useless male lacking in maturity and motivation.\nEx.\nBare wastemans tryna cop a fry from me tho.\nWaste yute\nRefers to a useless young person.\nEx.\nWaste yutes always mallratting smh.\nYo guy\nA salute or welcoming statement.\nEx.\nYo guy, can I bum a bogie off you?\nFor expressing states or emotions\nAmped\nA state of high excitement and energy.\nEx.\nI'm mad amped to bubble Sheila at Guv tonight.\nArms\nRefers to an action or statement that is mean or offensive.\nEx.\nShe was so arms, she said I looked fat in my Caribana outfit.\nBeat\nDescribes someone or something as ugly or unattractive.\nEx.\nRicky's new ting looks so beat, I'm weaaak.\nBlem\nBeing high, particularly from use of marijuana.\nEx.\nTwo tokes and I'm already blem fam.\nBless\nA good feeling that results from favourable circumstances.\nThis Arizona is mad bless right now.\nBout it\nTo be in favour of something.\nWarden Station patties? I'm bout it.\nCheesed\nA state of anger and irritation.\nEx.\nMuzik is at full capacity? I'm cheeeesed dawg we shoulda came earlier.\nExtra\nTo act annoyingly in an manner beyond what is necessary.\nEx.\nYou're so extra, Scarbs ain't even that bad.\nGassed\nA heightened degree of vainness, often resulting from receiving excessive compliments.\nEx.\nYou're TOO gassed fam, you need to chill.\nGheez\nAn exclamation of joy or surprise.\nEx.\nThat your new ting? Gheeeeeez!\nLit\nRefers to something that is lively and extremely entertaining.\nEx.\nManchuwok is littt right now.\nMossin'\nHanging out or relaxing.\nEx.\nPerson 1: Whatchu sayin' dawg.\nPerson 2: Just mossin' at Thomson Park yo.\nMarved\nTo be hungry or starving.\nEx.\nI'm maaarved fam let's reach Markham Station.\nSav\nDescribes a person who lives for the thrill and does not care about the consequences of his or her actions.\nEx.\nSajeev just flicked her on the forehead whatta sav.\nSo beg\nOverachieving without any necessary purpose or results.\nEx.\nTay Tay's botty shorts are so short, she looks sooo beg.\nSus\nLooking or acting suspicious or shady.\nEx.\nWhere are you fam? I'm alone at Yorkdale looking mad sus right now.\nSzeen\nExpresses comprehension and understanding.\nEx.\nPerson 1: I'll pay, don't worry I gotchu.\nPerson 2: Szeen.\nTop left\nIndicates a statement as something truthful or meaningfully felt.\nEx.\nTop left, Drake is a sweetermans styll.\nTun up\nTo raise the spirits to the highest degree, usually with the assistance of alcohol and music.\nEx.\nI tun up to the flute in 'Portland' every time.\nYeah ehhh\nAn interjection given as a compliment.\nEx.\nPerson 1: *Walks in with a hot new mans*\nPerson 2: Yeah ehhh!\nFor dating and relationships\nBitty\nRefers to an attractive girl.\nEx.\nBruh check out that bitty in those Apple Bottomz.\nChecking\nThe state of dating someone but not being official.\nEx.\nPerson 1: You guys together?\nPerson 2: Nah b, we just checking.\nChop\nAn attempt to woo a male or female with the end goal of receiving his or her phone number.\nEx.\nBrandon been tryna chop Shailene from time, dawg.\nDealing\nA state beyond "checking" but still not official; both individuals like each other and there is potential for a relationship.\nSo are we something or are we just dealing?\nDeezed\nRefers to a fit or muscly individual.\nEx.\nTiny got mad deezed over the summer break.\nDimepiece\nAn extremely attractive girl.\nEx.\nYo between you and me dawg, Martin's new ting is a diiimepiece.\nGyaldem/Mandem\nRefers to a group of females/males.\nEx.\nShay, meet the mandem. They been my crew since high school.\nGyallis\nA man with a reputation for being a "player".\nEx.\nDwayne is a gyallis. Do not trust him!\nPreeing\nTo check someone out secretly in person or by going through their social media accounts.\nEx.\nYou got a ting for Shelly I seen you preeing her on your computer the other day.\nSludem\nA very promiscuous girl who is not ashamed of being as such.\nEx.\nTop left, Suzie is and always has been a sludem.\nSweetermans\nA cute and sweet guy.\nEx.\nDrake is a sweetermans styll.\nTing\nRefers to someone, typically a female, who is seen as a fling with potential for relationship.\nEx.\nI'm tryna get a summer ting, ahlie?\nWheeling\nThe act of courting someone with the intention of potentially developing a relationship.\nEx.\nYo Bonnie's off the table, I'm wheeling her styll.