Drug and cocain slang

A street name is a slang name given to a drug other than its popular or chemical names. Street names for drugs drastically change from place to place and time to time, and no absolute reliance should ever be placed on them. This list covers only English terms, though many such terms exist in other languages.


Alcohol slangs
Drinks that contains Alcohol
Beerpop – cold beer
Bitch-piss- UK, referring to alco-pops
Boozepiece – Referring to a single drink of any sort (i.e. a can/bottle of beer)
Brewdog – refers to beer
Brewpop – cold beer
Brew(s) – Referring to beer or ale
Brewskeez – beer
Brewskis – Referring to beer or ale
Cardbordeaux – red box wine
Cargo – (Glaswegian) Alcohol, drink i.e “Ye gettin a cargo the night?”
Cold One – Referring to beer or ale
Crunk juice –A mix of Hennessey and Red Bull
Daddy’s juice- popular in Northern Virginia
Daddy’s Soda- popular in East Texas
Daddy’s vagina- popular in Southern Florida
Fire Water – Allegedly coined by Native Americans
Goon – Usually box wine
Grandpa’s (or Grandma’s) Cough Syrup
Grog – Australian slang, derived from British Navy usage
Hard Stuff – distilled spirits
‘Hol – contraction
Hooch –illegally made hard liquor
Horsepiss – Bad tasting or spoiled beer
Hyphy Juice-Gin or Vodka mixed with Clyde Carson’s drink
Jesus Juice (white wine) — coined by Michael Jackson
Liquid Courage
Lolly Water – alco pops
Lush – Irish Slang (Sligo)
Moonshine – Referring to illegally made hard liquor(corn liquor)
On The Turps
Pimp Juice
Piss –Australian, Referring to the similarity in color between Urine and some beers. However, the slang is not always limited to beer.
Plonk – UK (wine)
Poitín – Ireland (home-distilled whiskey)
Poof juice (alcho pops)
Rancid Snatch [Glaswiegian Spirt]
Road Soda – Bottled beer
Rocket Fuel – Referring to high-proof alcohol
Rotgut – poorly made spirits
Shack – Popular in Nigeria
Space Bag – A box of wine
Tinnies – can/tin of alcoholic drink
Tramp Juice – High-strength, low-price alcohol
Wobbly Pop – Beer
A-Plus — Since Amphetamines are commonly used as study aids among college students.
“A-train” –Being high on amphetamines is sometimes called “riding the a-train.”
Adderall — brand name as well as a more generalized name.
Addies — Slang term for adderall
Affe — used in Sweden
Amfis — used in Finland
Amfa — used in Poland
Amfeta — used in Denmark
Anfetas — used in Spain
Billy — generally Amphetamine Sulphate, from the comic character, Billy Whizz
Black Beauties
Blueberries — 10 or 5 mg Adderall pill referring to blue coloring.
Dexies – from the brand name Dexedrine or the chemical name Dextroamphetamine sulphate
Drex — a reference to propylhexedredrine contianed in benzedrex cotton found otc sinus inhalers
Fly Boys
GB’s — Standing for goof balls, it refers to the euphoric ‘goofy’ feeling experienced from heavy doses
Go-ee — generally Amphetamine Sulphate
Head fruit
Höökipulveri — Finnish, liberally “mojo powder”
“Little Guys” – Term for amphetamine pills, because they’re small and come to be like a friend.
Oranges — 15mg+ pills of Adderal, or Adderal XR, referring to orange color.
Pep pills
Pervitiini — Finnish from German trade name Pervitin for amphetamine sulfate
Piri — Finnish short from “piriste” (stimulant)
Proszek — Poland
Speed — generally Amphetamine Sulphate
Sprinkles– usually Aderall xr or Dexadrine for the small sprinkle like balls of aphetamine
Sulph — generally Amphetamine Sulphate
Tic-tacs (Adderall, because they resemble orange tic-tacs)
Vitamin R – Ritalin
Whiz — generally Amphetamine Sulphate
Amyl nitrite
Animal — play on ‘Amyl’
Bottle O’Maitland
“Diet Coke” — Brooklyn Colloquial. in reference to it similar but weaker effects with cocaine
Liquid gold — descriptive
Locker room
Poppers — may be any of Amyl nitrite, Alkyl nitrites, or Butyl nitrite
Stephen Armstrongs
Stinky Willy
bum bum blasters
Anabolic steroids
Arnolds — from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s known steroid use in the past
Asteroids– steroids in general
Gear — steroids in general
Iron Brew — steroids such as Durabolin, Stanozolol, Dianabol; this should not be confused with the soft drink Irn-Bru
Juice — steroids in general
Liquid Gold
Mömmöt — Finnish, “the stuff”. Also used by the transgendered for hormonal replacement therapy.
Pump-up pills
Roids — steroids in general
Steds — steroids in general
T-Stoff — German for testosterone, originally Me 163 Komet rocket fuel
Benzodiazepines, Barbiturates & Miscellaneous Depressants
Barbies — Barbiturates
Barred-Out — an adjectival construction which refers to someone under the effects of Xanax bars; see also Bars, White Bars, and Green Bars
Bars — 2mg long rectangular tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Beans — Temazepam
Benzos —Benzodiazepines
Bennies — Benzodiazepines
Blue Angels — brand name Amytal, chemical name Sodium Amobarbital
Blues — slang for various drugs belonging to several different classes, but in this case refers to either Sodium Amobarbital capsules (brand name Amytal), or more commonly, 10mg Diazepam tablets (brand name Valium)
Chill Pills — any of a number of benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or other Central Nervous System Depressants which tend to induce a spectrum of sedative effects including sense of tranquility, anxiolysis, mild euphoria, myorelaxation, and sleepiness at usual doses
Coffins — brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Don or The Don — brand name Mogadon, chemical name Nitrazepam
Dogbones — chemical name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Downers — any of a number of benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or other Central Nervous System Depressants which tend to induce a spectrum of sedative effects including sense of tranquility, anxiolysis, mild euphoria, myorelaxation, and sleepiness at usual doses
Eggs — Temazepam
Footballs — 0.25mg (white), 0.5mg (peach or pink), and 1mg (blue) ovoid tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Four Bars (often pronounced “Fo’ Bars” or simply shortened to “Fo’s”) — 2mg long rectangular tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam; so-called because of its tri-score segmentation which can provide four separate doses of 0.5mg each
Forget-Me-Pill — chemical name Flunitrazepam
French Fries — brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Gold Bars — 2mg long rectangular tablets manufactured by Purepac Pharmaceuticals, chemical name Alprazolam; so-called because of its yellow color which distinguishes it from other, usually white, generics
Gorilla Biscuits — Large quaaludes that make you go “apeshit”
Green Bars — 2mg long rectangular tablets manufactured by ESI Lederle, chemical name Alprazolam; so-called because of its green color which distinguishes it from other, usually white, generics
Jellies — chemical name Temazepam; refers explicitly to a gelcap form of the drug formerly available in the UK, but since taken off the market due to high street appeal among intravenous drug users
K-Pins — brandname Klonopin, chemical name Clonazepam
Knockout Drops — brand name Aquachloral, chemical name Chloral Hydrate; generally refers to Chloral Hydrate only in its syrup formulation
Knockout Pills — chemical name Temazepam
Klondike Bars — brand name Klonopin, chemical name Clonazepam
Klonnies or Klons — brand name Klonopin, chemical name Clonazepam
La Roche — usually refers to brand name Rohypnol, chemical name Flunitrazepam, manufactured by Hoffman-La Roche; sometimes used for other Roche benzodiazepines, such as Valium, chemical name Diazepam, and Klonopin (United States) or Rivotril (Canada and Europe), chemical name Clonazepam
Ludes — brand names: Quaalude, Sopor, Parest, chemical name Methaqualone; no longer marketed in the United States due to extensive abuse, though various benzodiazepines and other CNS Depressants are occasionally misrepresented as Methaqualone on the black market
Mazzies — Temazepam
Mexican Valium – chemical name Flunitrazepam
Mickeys or Mickey Finns — brand names: Somnote, Aquachloral, Noctec, Somnos, chemical name Chloral Hydrate; Mickeys are generally Chloral Hydrate solely; the infamous Mickey Finn refers to a (usually alcoholic) drink laced with Chloral Hydrate, the original “date-rape drug”
Moggies — brand names: Mogadon, Nitrados, Remnos, Unisomnia, chemical name Nitrazepam
Moogles — brand name: Mogadon, chemical name Nitrazepam
Mother’s Little Helper — brand name Valium, chemical name Diazepam; also sometimes used to refer to the prescription amphetamine Dexedrine, chemical name Dextroamphetamine Sulfate, or a combination of Dexedrine and Valium
Nitro’s — chemical name Nitrazepam
Oranges — 10mg orange circular pills, brand name Normison, chemical name Temazepam
Pami — Finnish play on trade name Diapam (diazopam)
Pins — brand name Klonopin, chemical name Clonazepam
R-2 — chemical name Flunitrazepam
Reds or Red Bullets — brand name Seconal, chemical name Sodium Quinalbarbitone or Sodium Secobarbital; a potent short-acting hypnotic barbiturate known for its bright red colored capsules; common during the 1960s-1970s, but not often encountered today
Rib — chemical name Flunitrazepam
Rick James Biatch — chemical name Flunitrazepam
Roaches / Roachies — usually refers to brand name Rohypnol, chemical name Flunitrazepam, manufactured by Hoffman-La Roche; sometimes used for other Roche benzodiazepines, such as Valium, chemical name Diazepam, and Klonopin (United States) or Rivotril (Canada and Europe), chemical name Clonazepam
Roche — usually refers to brand name Rohypnol, chemical name Flunitrazepam, manufactured by Hoffman-La Roche; sometimes used for other Roche benzodiazepines, such as Valium, chemical name Diazepam, and Klonopin (United States) or Rivotril (Canada and Europe), chemical name Clonazepam
Roofies — chemical name Flunitrazepam
Rope — chemical name Flunitrazepam
Ropies — chemical name Flunitrazepam
Ruffies — chemical name Flunitrazepam
Rugby Balls — chemical name Temazepam
School Buses — 3mg extended release Alprazolam tablets
Sticks — 2mg long rectangular tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Terms — chemical name Temazepam
Tic-Tacs — small 5 or 10mg oblong tablets, brand names: Ambien, Stilnox, chemical name Zolpidem Tartrate
Totem Poles — chemical name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Tranqs — tranquilizers
Vallies or Vals — brand name Valium, chemical name Diazepam
White Bars — 2mg white long rectangular tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Xan-Bars — 2mg long rectangular tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
X-Boxes — brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Zan-Bars — 2mg long rectangular tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Zanny-Bars — 2mg long rectangular tablets, brand name Xanax, chemical name Alprazolam
Zannies — Also spelled Xannies, term for Xanax.
4.20 — Possibly referring to the time at which school ends, when some pupils will use cannabis; also could be reference to American equivalent of the holiday “J-Day” which falls on the twentieth of April (4/20).
A Big One — a pound of marijuana
Ak-47 — a strain known for its sticky consistency and crystal covered exterior
Al Green
Afi — short for Afghani variety of marijuana characterized by seedless buds
Abu-Sufian — a very potent form of hydroponics smoked by Abu-Sufian and his crew.
Amsterdam– used because in the Netherlands it is legal to smoke and have possession of marijuana
Arathi or Arathi Highlands — high-quality San Francisco Bay Area marijuana, named taken from World of Warcraft.
B — shortened form of Bud
“B-Legit”– 2 marijuana blunts rolled together; the initial stands for the amount of blunts used: for example, a M-Legit would be 13 blunts, or an A-Legit would be a single blunt
Bad One — refers to high-quality cannabis
Baking — slang for the act of smoking weed; afterwards the smoker is baked
Banana ramma — refers to the banana after taste of some weed
Bangoo — very potent form of Sudanese marijuana
Bammer or “Bab” — bad marijuana
Banji — what the Hadza, modern day foragers of East Africa, call it
Bank Head Bud
Banzai Buds — term used in Florida by Asian smokers
BC Bud — hydroponically grown marijuana from British Columbia, usually Vancouver, known for its high THC content
Beaster — sleepy time, Bunkly 100% Indica marijuana. Thought to have originated in British Columbia (BC) .
Beat N Sleep — High-grade mids from Florida, name self explanatory
Beano — $10 bag of cannabis from Southern Ontario.
Benz — A £10 bag of cannabis. 1.5 – 1.8g
Bergspinasie — South-African slang for cannabis
Bhang — Indian, tea made from hash
Bigfoot — a term used in some parts of Alabama that can refer to marijuana, or to the high itself
Bin Laden — 3 different kinds of weed, grown all together.
Birthday Cake
Black — hash
Blastoff — a term used to refer to the initial smoking marijuana or to the initial high itself
Blaze — to smoke marijuana
Blueberry — very potent marijuana that has a blue hue to it
Blunt — a marijuana cigar; named for the Philly (Blunt)
Bob Hope — rhyming slang for “dope”
Bobby Brown — referring to the color of the cannabis
Boléia — [BraziL] cheap but powerful marijuana
Bomb — high potency marijuana
Bombed — Extremely high
Bomb-dizzle — Term popularized by one of the more famous Marijuana advocates, Okramx.
Boob — To smoke marijuana
Bread — a small amount can be referred to as a slice; bread is said to be thrown when ingested
Brick — Cheap weed or a large quantity in the shape of a brick.
Broccoli — slang term, coined by Bay Area Lyricist E-40 Belafonte
Brown — hash
Bud — the buds of the cannabis plant
Bun — to smoke cannabis – “bunning”
Bun-up — to participate or hold a smoking ‘session’
Bunk — low-quality grass
Burn One — to smoke a blunt or joint
Bueno/Buen — Spanish for “good”
Cann —short for Cannabis
Cereal — bowl of “cereal” used in telephone conversation to avoid illicit terminology
CDs — SE New England slang that was popularized on public access TV
Cheech and Chong— From the popular stoner films
Chocolate— hashish
Chocolate Thai
Chro — a South London slang term applied to particularly potent cannabis (short for Chronic)
Chrowed out— a term used for someone heavily under the influence of cannabis
Crunk a slang term used by Abu-Sufian and his crew to describe the euphoria reached by the very potent hydroponics.
Chucky — (NY) Bronx term for marijuana that is of low to average quality with a slow burn
Chuff — a joint, smoked like cigarette
Chronic or Chron— high quality marijuana (also used to refer to marijuana laced with crack or pure cocaine)originating in Los Angeles.
Clone — seedless marijuana
Cocktails — mix of hash and skunk in one spliff
Cocoa Puff — marijuana mixed with cocaine, usually sprinkled on top of a pipe or in a spliff
Coconut Rabbi
Costco — Where you can buy a lot of it off a dealer.
Costo — hashish, used in Spain
Collie Weed— Jamaican terminology
Conversational Bread Throwing— a euphemism for smoking marijuana, especially in a group
Creeper Weed (or Creeper) — marijuana that has a high that comes on slowly
Crippy — term used in Florida locales, referring to any general high-grade cannabis (compare to “regs”: regular-grade cannabis )
Cutch — A tightly rolled-up piece of a matchbook cover to hold the joint so that the smoked end does not get too wet and soggy (= no smoke)
Cush (or Kush) — ancient variety from the Kingdom of Cush in what is now Sudan; it grows wild along the banks of the upper Nile River
D Nugs — shortened from Dank Nuggets
Drizzle — slang for an ounce of Hydro
Dagga — South African slang
Dank — potent marijuana
Dan K— slang for Dank
Dark — marijuana that is darker than normal
Deaf – got that deaf?— popular in New Jersey or Monroe Township area
Diggity — another name for dank, used heavily in South Georgia
Dime — a 10 dollar bag of marijuana, or less commonly, 1/16th of an ounce
Dino — a predominantly southern term for a 10 dollar bag of marijuana (usually of lower quality)
Dirt — cannabis of a lower quality; also, marijuana that is grown in dirt and is not hydroponically grown (also known as Dirtweed)
Dirty — Southern term meaning marijuana laced with crack or cocaine
Dirty Dank
Ditchweed — wild marijuana which is usually not very good
Doctor Kissinger’s Crutch
DoggyNuggz — very potent strain of marijuana originating from New Jersey and made popular in Columbia, South Carolina
Dooko — A slang term used by Abu-sufianists to describe marijuana
Doobie or Doob — a spliff
Doobie Snacks — a comical term for a Spliff
Dope — sometimes a generic term for illegal drugs in general
Doshia (sometimes spelled Dolja)
Doug or Doug Funnie— a refrence to the cartoon, used often in the southern part of Michigan. Used to talk about marijuana secertivly. Hanging out or Talking to doug is the act of smoking
Dro — short for hydro (reference to it being grown hydroponically)
Dub — a $20 bag of marijuana
Dub Quap — Half pound of marijuana; Virginia slang
Dutchie — a blunt made from a Dutch Master Cigar.
Dustwallow Marsh — named after Dustwallow Marsh in World of WarCraft; high-quality cannabis
Eighth — an eighth of an ounce of marijuana (or 3.5 grams)
Elbow — One LB of Marijuana
Electric Puha — from New Zealand, named after the Puha plant
Endo — a term for marijuana made popular in west coast rap by rappers like Dr. Dre
Exotics — a term for marijuana of high quality and not found around the area
Faded — slang for being under the influence of marijuana.
Fat Sack — a large quantity of marijuana found within a single bag
Fatty— used in North Carolina referring to a fat blunt or sometimes called a pregnant blunt
Fifty — eighth-ounce of high quality marijuana; denotes street price of “$50”
Fire — very potent marijuana; also, marijuana that produces a strong burning sensation when deeply inhaled; also, marijuana with lots of red hairs
Firebush — very potent and extremely moist marijuana that does not dry out easily; also covered in red hairs that chafe off of the bud with the slightest touch
Flack Juice
Food — A code name for cannabis in the exchange process. usually in phone conversations. e.g., “Got any food?”
Frueben — Having the “munchies”
Ganj — a shortened variant of Ganja
Ganja — an Indian term; rather common in all Indian Languages
Gear — a general term for the drug; used with most forms the drug comes in
Giggly Sticks — slang for joints
Glaze — the act of smoking marijuana
Good Goods — from Charles Mann
Grand Pants
Green cheesy wham
Green day — a full day spent smoking from dawn till dusk and later; Green Day is also the name of a popular band
Green Funk
Green Goblin
Green Penis — from Tampa Florida
Grim Creeper
Hairy Ogre — high quality potent marijuana
Half A Sandwich — 1/2 ounce of cannabis
Half Eighth (Half E) — 1/16 of an ounce or 1.7 grams of cannabis
Half Quarter — 1/8 ounce of cannabis. Term popular in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario.
Halfy — 1/2 ounce of cannabis
Half Track— half an 8th (1/16th of an ounce) of cannabis
Hang Liu — slang term used in Chinese communities for high-end marijuana
Harry Potter
Hash — short for hashish
Hashish — Arabic term for a solid resin form of THC, made from Marijuana buds and leaves.
Haze — a certain, often very potent strand of marijuana. Purple Haze is a type of Haze.
Heady Nugs — Heady or “headies” means a type of high quality marijuana that a dealer keeps for his own smoke or “head”, as opposed to selling it.
Henry — UK term for 1/8 ounce of marijuana, from King Henry VIII
Herb — from the appearance of dried cannabis; extensively used in Jamaica (pronounced ‘erb)
Herbals (sometimes colloquially spelled as Herbalz)
High-Grade— expensive marijuana with a high THC content; often Kind-Bud
Hippie Lettuce— used commonly on “The Jungle Radio Show with Jim Rome”
Hog-Leg— a fat joint or blunt that resembles the stubby/thick leg of a hog
Holy-Roller — a joint rolled with bible paper
Home Grown — fresh picked marijuana, or marijuana grown inside a house, with the exception of a greenhouse.
Honeycomb — a particular type of joint created through rolling several small joints together (ideally resembling the structure of a honeycomb when viewed in cross-section).
Hooter — a joint
Hoots — can mean joints, or bud not yet rolled into joints/ Normally refers to a hit on dose
Hydro — short for hydroponics, a method of growing marijuana indoors using a nutrient solution in lieu of soil
Ice Cream — used in telephone conversation to avoid illicit terminology, im going to “eat” that “ice cream” out of a bowl
Indian — a game in which one person takes a drag from a joint, blunt, etc., while the other holds it in and cannot release air until the other finished their hit
— abbreviation for a marijuana joint
Janjaweed — taken from the Janjaweed, the armed militia group found in Darfur; a pun combination of both ganja and weed
Jax — a £5 bag of cannabis.
Jib Jab— a joint
Jonko — Dutch term
Judy Fly — a marijuana joint or cigar with a bit of cocaine powder added
Jungle — a term describing a joint comprised of a mixture of cannabis and hashish
K.B. — short for Kine-Bud (also, Kind-Bud or Kynd-Bud)
K.G.B. — killer-green-bud
Kaya — a strain of marijuana known for being used by Bob Marley
Killer — kind bud (also marijuana laced with PCP)
Kill — the end of a joint. eg “kill that shit”. also short for killer marijuana (i.e. the kill)
Kind-Bud — a high-grade and usually expensive strain of marijuana; often grown indoors
Kona Gold — a high quality weed grown on the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.
Kryptonite — from the green substance that weakens Superman
Kynd — a European variant of Kind
— a marijuana cigar (see Blunt)
Lang — Coined in North Kingstown, Rhode Island circa 2005
Left Handed Cigarette — a marijuana joint
Leon Mcarthy-For very powerful weed
Lid — a bag of weed
Longbottom Leaf — referring to the Longbottom Leaf smoked throughout the Lord of the Rings
Lows — low-grade marijuana that is usually cheap and not very potent.
Manitoba Hydro — Slang name for marijuana produced hydroponically in the Canadian Province of Manitoba. “Manitoba Hydro” is the name of the publicly-owned electric power utlity in Manitoba; the use of large amounts of electricity to run a hydroponic operation inspired the name.
Marihuana (variant of Marijuana)
Marijuana — word originates in Mexican Spanish
Mary Jane — literal translation of Marijuana
Maui Wowie — high quality weed grown on the island of Maui, Hawaii
Meck — low quality weed from mexico
Mersh — Slang for ‘Commercial”
Methtical — hip-hop slang from the rap-group The Wu-Tang Clan
Mid-Grade — marijuana which is above-average but below high-grade in terms of potency
Middies — a variant of Mid-Grade (also spelled Middys)
“Mids”— another variant of “Mid-Grade”
M.J. — short for Mary Jane
Mull — Australian term
Nederweed — varieties of high quality cannabis developed in the Netherlands, esp. Amsterdam.
Neihe — pronounced “near-he”; originated in Trinidad (Monos Island); neihe is usually shouted out in the duttiest fashion possible
Nine-bar — Nine ounces of cannabis.
Nordle — from the autobiography of the world’s largest cannabis smuggler, ‘Mr Nice’ Howard Marks.
Nug — term for exotic marijuana
Nuggets — resinous Nuggets of cannabis buds
Nuggs — shortened variant of Nuggets
Nugglets — comic variant of Nuggs
— abbreviation for an ounce of marijuanas
Ooh-Wee — weed that makes the smoker act “crazy”
Onion — slang meaning ounce used only to avoid more obvious connotations when using the more common term “O”
Ooot — Slang term for cannabis cigarette
Oscar — Ounce of Marijuana (Australia)
Oregano — Very bad Marijuana, named so for its similarity to the herb
Orange Cat — Usually reserved for the O-zone and at least 50% of car rides. Can occasionally be used to mean really potent marijuana, but more often than not is used to reference a really potent dude. IE: “Say, Orange Cat, how does the pill feel in there? Pretty good? I thought so.”
Phat Sack — a large quantity of marijuana found within a single bag
Piet — joint in Holland
Pito — Chilean Term
Po-Pa — slang for marijuana or the act of smoking marijuana
Pollo — joint in Puerto Rico
Poke Smot — a semi-(spoonerism), as opposed to smoke pot; used frequently in Waterloo, Ontario
Poor Man’s Hash — black stuff from stem of pipe or bong, when smoked
Porro — Argentinian term
Pot — from Mexican Spanish Potiguaya, cannabis leaves; very common slang
Pothead — Frequent cannabis smoker
Punders — Makes your pubic hairs fall out
Purple — a very high quality marijuana that turns purple from growing the marijuana in a cold location. in warm, humid countries they use air conditioning units to lower the room temperature e.g. the SF Bay Area
Purple Urple — stemming from the strain Purple Kush common use in rap lyrics V-town
Purps — short for “Purple Haze,” an extremely potent strain
— a quarter ounce of marijuana 7gm.
QP — a quarter pound of marijuana 112gm.
Quap — a quarter pound of marijuana 112gm.
Quarter — 1/4 ounce of marijuana.
Rasta Plant — from the Rastafari movement
Reef — a shortened variant of Reefer
Reefer — A generic name for marijuana, generally, better than schwag. In some contexts, it refers specifically to a cannabis cigarette with no tobacco
Regs — “Regular” marijuana, not high-quality.
R.G.B. — Really Good Bud; a term for marijuana that is better than schwag but not as good as KGB
Rube — Marijuana
Rope — a joint, “smoke a rope”
Salad — separate strains of cannabis mixed and smoked together, or a joint of cannabis and hashish
Schwag — below-average marijuana which is usually very cheap; schwag is often smuggled in to the USA from Mexico (Mexican Brick Schwag); many teenagers begin their “marijuana experience” smoking schwag because it is extremely cheap and very accessible to the general public
Score — £20 worth of marijuana
Scraps — Specific term used to describe the low grade parts of the plant (ie stalks)
Scruebed — Extremely high
Sensi — a shortened variant of Sensemilla
Sensemilia — Spanish sin semilla, “without seeds”; unfertilized female cannabis buds
Session, Sesh a smoke out session
Sess (sometimes spelled as Cess) see “schwag”
Shake — loose cannabis flakes that have fallen off of the bud into the bottom of the bag; also known as scrapes
Shake n’ Bake — Smoking Marijuana after engaging in sexual intercourse
Shifty — Common effect of extensive cannabis use, resulting in: quietness, staring into space, grinning.
Sizzla — potent marijuana
Skunk — a particular cannabis strain; from its distinctive, skunky smell
Smoke a sac — to smoke some marijuana
Snoop Dogg and his Dogg Pound Gangstaville sack of extraordinary trees — that double triple dank, but you’ve got to keep it real cool.
Spliff — a joint mixed with tobacco (from either a cigarette or rolling tobacco)
Stank — highly aromatic marijuana
Stick — $25 worth of marijuana, also called a Twenty-Fiver
Sticky — marijuana that is particularly resinous
Sticky Icky — marijuana that is particularly resinous
Sticky Black — (or sticky brown) used to refer to particually sticky resin
Stress — lower grade marijuana characterized by the presence of seeds and stems
Striijj — pronounced “Streeeege,” from slang used in Toronto, Canada
Stuff — often used over the phone for those buyers/sellers paranoid or wary of being busted by the police
Swamp Grass — term used in Florida for pot grown by country-boys/rednecks in the backwood areas
SWED- Smoke — Weed Every Day
Sweet Leaf — Term used by the band Black Sabbath.
Sweets — Used in conjunction with “sweet tooth.” (When one has a craving for the drug)
Tack — Southeast Irish term for hashish
Tai Alon — Term used in Northeast, esp. New Jersey and Massachusetts, after well known marijuana enthusiast.
Tea — early 20th-century slang
Ten Draw — half an 1/8th of an ounce, equal to £10
The Shit That Killed Elvis— really dank shit from down souf’
The J O Experience— A legendary gathering of individuals to join together and experience/enjoy the smoking of cannabis
Throw Bread— to smoke marijuana; one can also toss-a-slice
Time — often used over the phone, as in: How much time do you need?
Tical — slang term for medicinal marijuana. coined by rap-group The Wu-Tang Clan and more specifically Method Man.
Toob — A bong
Towels — reference to South Park character Towelie
Trees — from the resemblance of marijuana buds to leafy tree-greens
Tro — 1/8 oz. (3.5 gram) bag of marijuana
Turtle — slang term. coined by rapper E-40. the term is derived from how marijuana is green and makes you slow.
Twenty-Fiver — $25 worth of marijuana, also called a stick
Twenty Twen Twen — From the movie Friday
Two-Fiver — $25 worth of marijuana
Twomp — $20 worth of marijuana
Wacky Tabacky — from tobacco
Wag — shortened from Schwag
Wake ‘n’ Bake — To smoke right when you wake up, sometimes before even getting out of bed.
White Widow — a strain of marijuana from Amsterdam with white hairs.
Willie Pants — spilling marijuana on pants while rolling a joint
woof — rhymes with choof, an Australian term
Yandi — (rhymes with Gandhi and is Australian Aboriginal term)
— one ounce of Marijuana
Zen Corn Dog — Marijuana smoked with pipe tobacco from a briar or meerschaum pipe
Zip — One Oz of Marijuana
Zone — One Oz of Marijuana
Zoot — a joint of marijuana, popular in the UK
100 — A 100 size cigarette
50 — An regular cigarette
Baccy Loose cut tobacoo
Bad boy
Burn – In UK Prisons ” you have any Burn?” is do you have any tobacco.
Cancer sticks
Ciglers UK
Ciggy wiggy dillies
Chop Chop – Australian term for black market tobacco
Coffin nails
Cowboy killers(only for Marlboros)
Decks – NW England (refers to the number in a pack, i.e., 10 Deck, 20 Deck)
Dugans – especially in NYC
Durries – in Australia
Freedom Sticks
Glory Sticks
Grants – A common phrase used for asking someone for a cigarette is “Can you grant me a grant?
Fags – the term “fag” is used more commonly in the United Kingdom and some commonwealth countries whereas in the United States and Canada it is primarily a derogatory term for a male homosexual
Gwan gwigs
Hairy rags
Joes – taken from “Joe Camel”, an old Camel cigarettes mascot
Jom – taken from the huts of dover, used widely among singaporean teens
Loosey – a single cigarette
Nail (As in ‘Nail in My Coffin’)
Magic Dragons
Lung darts
Nigger Sticks – A slang term for Newport (Hundreds) cigarettes
P-Funks – A slang term for Parliaments
Pizza Pops
Port – short for Newport
Pucho – mapudungun term which means ‘leftovers, actually much used to refer to cigarretes
Red – short for Marlboro Red
Refries – already used cigarettes being relit and smoked
Rollies – self-rolled cigarettes
Ronnies – in UK
Saves – when you give the last two or three drags on a cigarette
Short – A regular size cigarette
Shorts – The last 2 or 3 hits of a cigarette
Smokey Treats
Smurt – the remains of found, discarded cigarette butts hand-rolled into a cigarette
Square – cigarettes lose their cylindrical shape and become rectangular prisms when a full pack of cigarettes is “packed”. This term may also refer to the shape of a pack of cigarettes before filters came into fashion.
Stoages – Chicago slang
Stompies – South Africa
Straights – for factory rolled ones
Super Saves – when you give the very last drag to a friend – UK
Sweet cancer
Tabs – NE England
Tailors – short for “tailor made” (machine rolled), only in New Zealand and Australia
Troggs – in L.A.
Twos – Smoking only half of the cigerette and giving the other half to a friend, used in the UK
Cocaine Slang
Slang names are known as street names which are used for commercial purpose, these names can often change from place to place, time to time and there are some terms in other languages which have the same name but these can have different meanings. Besides, the users create their own slang names for disguising their activities and actions.

The drug slang is a list of street drugs which have slang names for replacing their popular or chemical names, these slang names descriptive the drug or its effects on the users. Some are from drug culture or referring cocaine in the street code. Keep in mind, the cocaine is illegal in every state and the laws regarding sale and possession of the drug, though there are consumers who use it, that is why this drug has its own cocaine slang for describing the possession and use of it, this way consumers can avoid problems. Check out the list below and learning some of drug slang.
256 – “BLO” on a telephone keypad
51 — marijuana joint rolled with cocaine –Detroit area
7 up — 7 grams (1/4 ounce)
8 ball — 3.5 grams (1/8 ounce)
Balls Mahoney
Bing or Bing Crosby — Boston area
Blow– coke (NOTE: blow is becoming a more common way to refer to snorted heroin)
Bogota Bullion
Bolivian Marching Powder
Booger Sugar
Brooke Shields – Bay Area reference
Butter Sandwich(es) – Philadelphia area
California Cornflakes
Champagne – from its nickname “the champagne of stimulants”
Chandi – Indian Street term to define cocaine, meaning pleasure + paradise + winning emotions
Chinese Sky Candy
Ching — resembling a cash-register, because of how expensive cocaine is
Co-ca-ee-na (phonetic, from Spanish)
Coco-Puff – marijuanna joint rolled with cocaine
Coke – shortened form of cocaine
Colombian Dancing Dust
Colombian Foot Soldiers
Colombian Marching Powder
Colombian Alpine Ski Team – A group of friends or associates who all plan to get high together.
Cornbread – crack cocaine
Cotton Brothers – cocaine, heroin and morphine
Crack – crack cocaine is cocaine which has undergone chemical alteration so it can be smoked or “free-based”
Crill – a piece of crack
Dart – Used in conjunction with a ‘throw’ (light) i.e. “you got a throw for my dart?”
Devil’s Dandruff
Dutch Bliss – Particularly potent Colombian blend
Farlopa – used in Spain
Fat White Lady (ladies) – Refers to a line or lines of cocaine
Freebase – to smoke cocaine
Gas (specifically referencing high quality cocaine)
Gold Dust
Hamburger(s) – from “Cheech & Chong’s Nice Dreams”
Happy Trails
Hard – Refers to crack cocaine
Hollywood – mentioned in “Rock & Roll Heart” by Eric Clapton
Jessica Simpson – Detroit area
Johnny – Talked to Johnny lately?
Kate – Jersey City area
Kubba – Kubs also
Lady, Lady C
llello — the Spanish word for cocaine, the misspelling of which lead to “yay” and “yayo” or “yao.”
Love — used only for crack cocaine
Lucifer Left-Nostril
Mr. B.
Nose Candy
Perico (Spanish for parrot) –Hispanic term.
Peruvian Marching Powder
Powder — self descriptive
Rails — refers to “lines” of cocaine
Roseanne Barr – see “fat white lady”
Rocks — crack cocaine
Scotty — as in, “Beam me up, Scotty”
Shit — crack
Showbiz Sherbert
Skeezell — A bump
Skiing — doing coke “lets go skiing”
Sleigh Ride
Snai — Southern California term “Let’s go get some Snai” pronounced SNAY
Sniff — UK
Snow — cocaine as a powder resembles very fine snow
Snow Train
Snowballing – pertains to the act of taking cocaine [“Dude, are you snowballin?] or a user thereof [“Is she a snowball?] [used in the USA Midwest]
Squib — a piece of crack
Tony — after Tony Montana from Scarface
Toot — “tooting” is the act of “insufflating” or snorting, and can be done with any powdered substance with varying degrees of success.
Turtle stuff – used in central North Carolina in gang and street talk
White Devil
White Girl
White Lady
White Lion
White Pony
Yadidi — (pr. Yah-did-eye) shortened from Bay Area slang “yadidimean” to mean “do you know what i mean”
Yak — Southwestern colliquial.
Yams — Orlando area
Yao — pronounced “yay-O”
Yay-yo, or just “yay”
Yeyo — from Scarface: “Chi-Chi, get the yeyo” (also featured in hip-hop lyrics)
CCC — Abbreviation for Coricidin Cough and Cold; refers to the three C’s on the pill.
Dex — Abbreviation for dextromethorphan.
Dexed — To be under the influence of dextromethorphan.
Dextro — Abbreviation for dextromethorphan.
DXM — Abbreviation for dextromethorphan.
Robo — Refers specifically to Robitussin brand cough syrup.
Robotripping — Being under the influence of DXM by drinking bottles of Robitussin brand cough syrup.
Skittles — Dextromethorphan gel caps; refers to using Coricidin Cough and Cold pills because of their resemblance to red skittles candy. This is commonly found in news articles about dextromethorphan use.
Skittling — Using or being under the influence of DXM gel caps or Coricidin.
Triple C’s — Abbreviation for Coricidin Cough and Cold; refers to the three C’s on the pill.
Tussin — Generic term for cough syrup such as Robitussin
Ecstasy (MDMA)
[clicking noise with tongue] – to pop e
Adam — early term used in the context of psychotherapy
Bacalao (Salt Cod) — used in Spain. Also used to refer to electronica music.
Candy Flipping – combination of Ecstasy and LSD
Colon Rollin’ — when a pill is inserted anally
Cowies (Geordie)
Disco Biscuits – after the band of the same name
Dancing Shoes – phone slang
Eddie Bo-Southern california street name for ecstasy
Eccies (Glaswegian)
Ecstasy Tablets
Egg Rolls
Ebeneezer — From the song Ebeneezer Goode which featured the refrain “Eezer Good, Eezer Good, Ebeneezer Good.”
Flip – to do ecstacy
Garys Rhyming slang. Named after liverpudlian football player Gary Ablett (Tablet) in England, and coincidentally in Australia, after an Aussie Rules footballer of the same name following drug controversy surrounding him.
Jack and jills, or simply Jills — English Cockney rhyming slang
Junnov — an East European slang, symbolizing the droppings
Kix — Used a lot in Denmark
Louie Vuitton
Love Drug
Love potion
Madman — (MaDMAn)
Malcolm — As in Malcolm X, X, Ecstasy
Mitsu’s — named after the infamous Mitsubishi Ecstasy pills of the late 1990s to early 2000s
Mollys- Pure MDMA tabs
Rolls — in Mid-Atlanic/Great Lakes slang, a user is said to be “Rolling,” or “Rolling Balls,” or “Rolling Face”
Scooby Snacks — Reference to Scooby Doo, and the fairly inhebriated state of the characters
Sextasy — a slang term for the combination of the drugs MDMA (ecstasy) and sildenafil citrate (aka Viagra®)
Thizz — Bay Area
Thizzing — Refers to being high on Ecstacy, a very common Bay Area term made by the deceased rapper Mac Dre
Thizzlamic – a street ‘language’ created by deceased rapper Mac Dre, and used primarily in the Bay area.
Vitamin E
Wingers — Northern Irish slang
Yips — Dublin slang
Yokes — Dublin slang
Fantasy — GHB
GHB — (not a nickname, rather the short form of the chemical notation)
G — (Short form)
Georgia Home Boy — GHB
GBH — ‘Grievous Bodily Harm,’ highlighting to the use of GHB as a date rape drug.
Liquid Ecstacy — Gammahydroxybutyrate GHB
A bomb — if smoked in a cigarette
Big Bad Boy
Big H
Black Dragon
Black Girl
Black Tar — low quality heroin, which Kurt Cobain used for his last fix
Bobby Brown
Brad — a reference to Brad Nowell, a musician who overdosed on heroin
Brown Sugar
Caballo — in Spanish, horse
Captain Jack — rhyming slang for smack
Chasing the Tiger or Chasing the Dragon — refers to smoking heroin
Chicken — from the similarity of needle mark rows to chicken scratches, mentioned by Bob Dylan in “Tombstone Blues”
China White — may also be the much more powerful narcotic fentanyl; common in the Los Angeles area
Chinese Rocks — high-purity crystalline heroin
Cotton Brothers — cocaine, heroin and morphine
Cotton Candy — from the use of cotton as a filter for injection, mentioned in “Babylon Sisters” by Steely Dan
Diesel – Common slang used in New York
Dog Food
Dookey Rocks
Dope – Common slang used in Philadelphia
Dragon — when smoked, the thick smoke of heroin is said to resemble the tail of a dragon (hence Chasing the Dragon)
57 Chevy — from the Eric Clapton song “Rock ‘N’ Roll Heart”
Golden Brown — from the color of heroin
Grape Jolly Rancher
H — shortened form of Heroin
Harriet Tubman
The Jack Bauer — in reference to Season 3 of 24 (TV series)
Jesus (mentioned by James Taylor in “Fire and Rain”)
Kaka Water
Lady H
Layne — a reference to Layne Staley (lead singer of Alice in Chains who died from an overdose)
Manteca — Spanish for Lard
Mexican Black Tar — low quality heroin imported into the US from Mexico
Mexican Dirt
Mexican Mud
Mr. Brownstone
Noddy Brown
Oddy Noddy
Of course my horse
Rob Flaherty
Smack — from the action of smacking the arm to produce a prominent vein in which to inject the drug
Smackstacy — mixture of heroin and ecstacy
Tang (mentioned in “Proud Mary” by Credence Clearwater Revival)
The Nax
White Bitch
White girl
White Tiger
Cat Tranquilizer, Horse Tranquilizer, etc — from its use as a veterinary anaesthetic
K — shortened form of Ketamine
Ketapillars — a combination of ketamine and ecstasy pills (Keta- Pill- ars)
K-Hole — disassociated hallucinogenic state at higher doses
Kitty Flipping — a combination of Ketamine and ecstasy
Old Man — as opposed to Madman (slang for Mdma/ecstacy)
Special K — humorous; from the breakfast cereal of the same name
Super K
Triple K or (KKK)– used in rave clubs in Southern Washington State
Vitamin K
K wire
Clarkie cat
Acid tabs
Alice — from Alice in Wonderland’s psychedelic adventures.
Blotters — from the blotter paper it comes on.
California Sunshine
DSL — LSD backwards
Eye Candy — LSD sold in Visine bottles
Glories — When taken in the form of Morning Glory Seeds.
Lake Shore Drive — as in, “I’m cruisin’ down Lakeshore Drive”–Detroit area
Lucy in the sky with diamonds — slang originally from The Beatles song about a painting done by Lennon’s son.
Magic Tickets — pieces of paper containing LSD.
Microdots — from tiny tablets.
Monterey Purple– a form of LSD that Jimi Hendrix used before his famous guitar burning performance where he lit the guitar on fire on stage at Woodstock
Paper — from the blotter paper it comes on.
Rips — Abbreviation of “trips”
Cid-drip the entertainer– (cedric the entertainer) witty and humorous slang term for acid
Sugar cubes
Sunshine Acid — The acid made by hippies
Square dancing tickets
Tabs — LSD is sometimes blotted onto sheets of paper, cut up into little squares called tabs
Timothy Leary Ticket
Trade names — e.g. Strawberries, Orange Sunshine, Felix; tabs are often illustrated, and specific batches named after the illustration or color of paper used.
Tickets – often used to describe blotter paper
Trip — note than an LSD experience is known as a trip; being on LSD is known as tripping
Uncle Sidney, Uncle Sid, Sid, Syd (as in Syd Barrett), ‘Cid — contraction of A-cid
White lightning
Window Pane – from the gelatin windows it comes on.
Yellow sunshine
M — used in PiHKAL
Pixie sticks — for the dream-like hallucinations induced by consumption
Amp — from Amphetamine.
Billy — A reference to Billy Whizz a British comic character who could move at high speeds, featured in the Beano comics
Cale Gerst
Crank — non-crystalline methamphetamine powder prepared for insufflation or injection
Crystal — from the crystalline form of pure methamphetamine
Crystal Meth’
Devil’s Dandruff – a term common within law enforcement. Brought to popularity by the US-based A&E; TV Show “Dog the Bounty Hunter”.
Dope — a term for drugs in general but also used for meth
Flash — mostly used during the 1970s
Fluff — crank of higher quality, commonly in powdered form
G — From “glass”.
Glass – from the shards that resemble pieces of glass
Go or Go Fast
Go Pills — military slang, especially pilots (see history of WWII: Japan, Germany, USA)
Ice — from the appearance of crystalline methamphetamine, resembling ice
Ink — reference to “pen” short for penetentiary. this refers to the extremely harsh legal penalties for possession, use or distribution of the drug.
Jenny Crank — instead of Jenny Craig. From the idea that Methamphetamine makes you lose weight.
Jib — Canadian Meth
Methedrine — a brand name
P — short for ‘Pure’
Pervatine — produced in the Czech Republic
Poor man’s Cocaine
Redneck cocaine
Rudy – a reference to Rudies or Rude Boys
Shabu — Japanese street name
Shards – resembles glass or crystal shards
Speed — applicable also to any stimulants of the amphetamine class
Texas Tea
Tina — from ‘Christina’
Tik — South African street name
Upside-down b — A reference to ‘P’, popularized in New Zealand by animated TV show Bro’Town
Yaba — a powerful Asian meth tablet contain caffeine, often colored and flavored
“chicken feed”
C & M — refers to the use of cocaine and morphine simultaneously
Cotton Brothers — cocaine, heroin and morphine
Drugstore Dope
First line
German boy
God’s drug
Hardstuff — refers to both heroin and morphine
Hospital Heroin
Hydrogen Bomb
Miss Emma
Mr. Blue
New Jack Swing — heroin and morphine
White Stuff
51er — A joint or blunt filled with marijuana and a line of cocaine.
Ambien tripping — Term used to describe the strange psychedelic effects following the ingestion of multiple Ambien or Lunesta pills.
Candyflip — LSD-25 and MDMA.
Cyclo — Nickname for Cyclobenzaprine
Cyclone — Nickname for Cyclobenzaprine, also the name of a brand of blunt papers.
Dusting — Inhaling “Dust Off” or any other compressed air to get a dizzy rush
Dex– Short for dexamphetamine
Eve — MDEA
Foxy — Nickname for the club drug 5Meo-DIPT
Gary Edelstein — MDMA from rhyming slang for Gary Ablett, Tablet
Hippy crack — Nitrous Oxide
Hippy flip — Magic mushrooms and MDMA.
Nevadito — From Spanish, snowy. A joint or blunt filled with marijuana or tobacco and a line of cocaine.
Nexus — 2C-B.
Pink Panther — Diphenhydramine/Dramamine; refers to pink color of diphenhydramine preparations such as Benadryl.
Pocket-Pocket — A recently discovered street name used in san frenando valley in Los Angeles, CA used as a joke street name for pornography
Rush aka Rushbo — Can refer to Oxycodone and/or Viagra, mixed together or with any other drug.
Sextasy — a slang term for the combination of the drugs MDMA (ecstasy) and sildenafil citrate (aka Viagra®)
Ska — Slang term for Salvia Divinorum, also called Ska Pastora.
Sleepeasy — Term for sleeping pills such as Ambien, Lunesta, and Trazedone.
Sleepers — Sleeping pills
Speedball — Cocaine mixed with heroin; cause of most hard drug overdoses.
Whippets — Nitrous Oxide
Other Opiates
AC/DC — Codeine cough syrup
Bam — Demerol
Beans — Oxycodone
Cough Syrup — refers mostly to Codeine, but also Hydrocodone occasionally
Duncan Flockharts — Dihydrocodeine, from DF118
DFs — from DF118, a brand name of the chemical Dihydrocodeine
Dikes — from Diconal a brand name for Dipipanone and cyclizine
Jacks from Diconal a brand name for Dipipanone and cyclizine
Dikies —
Diffs — brand name DHC Continus, chemical name Dihydrocodeine
Dillies — Hydromorphone
Doses — Methadone
Hillbilly Heroin — Hydromorphone, and more recently Oxycodone
Juice – Methadone
Nubian — from Nalbuphine hydrochloride
OC — Oxycodone
Orange County — used to avoid illicit terminology on the phone: “Have you been…” or “Do you wanna go…” Oxycodone
Phy — from Physeptone, a brand name for methadone
Purple drink- a concoction composed of codiene containing cough syrup and grape soda popularizeds by rapper mike jones.
Rushbo– Oxycodone
Schoolboy — Codeine
T3 – Codeine
Tems — brand name Temgesic, chemical name Buprenorphine
Vikes – Vicodin (Hydrocodone)
Angel Dust
Disembalming Fluid
Juicy (when smoked with marijuana)
Love Boat
Magic dust
Monkey dust
Sherm or Sherms Sherman Hemsley
Promethazine w/Codeine
Purple Drank
Purple Punch
Rainbow Colors
Psychedelic mushrooms
Blue Rimmers
Fly agarics – a form of magic mushroom (Amanita muscaria) which does not contain Psilocybin, or Psilocyn, the active ingredient in standard magic mushroom
Fun Gus
Fun Guys
Magic Mushrooms
Pizza Toppings
Shrooms, Shroomies
Yellow Bentines