Slang is a casual type of language that is playful or trendy. Typically it consists of coined words and phrases and new or extended meanings are attached to established terms.
The American slang dictionary explains commonly used American slang words. These words and phrases can be very useful for anyone interested in learning more about how language continues to evolve throughout the United States.
Slang partly develops from the attempt to find fresh and vigorous, colorful or humorous expression for specific things. While some slang words are commonly used nationwide and appear in movies, television and magazines there are some slang words only found in certain regions of the U.S.