language Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About  

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List Rules Only words & phrases that were popular in mainstream American youth culture in the 1990s. Vote on your favorites.

If you grew up in the 1990s, odds are that in between playing Pogs or watching reruns of 90210, you were telling your mom to "talk to the hand" and that her cooking was Da Bomb... Not! Looking back, slang from the 90s involved giving people a lot of attitude and tricking them. (Sike!) The best 90s slang are the words that you and your friends said all the time, but you would never be caught dead saying these days. This list of the best slang from the 90s and most awesome 90s lingo will really take you back. 

Even though words like "rad" and "anyways" are still said today by some, they are considered slang of the 90s because of their prominence in pop culture at the time. A lot of top 90s slang words like "Whatever!" and "Cut. It. Out" trickled down from movies and TV shows (hello, Clueless and Full House).

Some 90s jargon came directly from songs that were popular at the time, like "Scrubs" and "Whoomp, There It Is." Read this list to reacquaint yourself with popular 90s slang words and vote on your favorites. If there are great 90s slang sayings/words that you remember that are not on the list, go ahead and add them too. Okay nineties folks, late!

See also: The Most Annoying Words of 2015.
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Whatever is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Whatever

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Loser is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Loser

3
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My Bad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
My Bad

4
3,268 1,205
Alrighty Then is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Alrighty Then

5
2,985 1,193
No Duh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
No Duh

6
2,770 1,133
Anyways is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Anyways

7
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Lame is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
DreHerron added Lame

8
2,719 1,299
Take a Chill Pill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Take a Chill Pill

9
2,722 1,312
...not is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
...not

10
2,671 1,297
Wazzup! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Wazzup!

11
2,627 1,287
Sike is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Sike

12
2,265 1,426
As If! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
james.villarruel added As If!

13
2,598 1,314
Talk to the Hand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Talk to the Hand

14
2,467 1,262
Biatch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Biatch

The Most Nostalgia-Inducing '90s Toys

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1,857 1,030
Mmm Hmm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
AmandaRoseLorance added Mmm Hmm

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2,611 1,255
Cool Beans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Cool Beans

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Oh. My. GOD. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
JenAnistonFriends added Oh. My. GOD.

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WHATCHAMACALLIT Candy Bar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
GiovannaVargas added Whatchamacallit

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All That and a Bag of Chips is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
All That and a Bag of Chips

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2,232 1,040
Get a Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Get a Life

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Oh No She Didn't! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Oh No She Didn't!

The Top Thirteen 90s Teen Starlets Who Stayed Hot

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2,019 1,186
Don't Go There is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Don't Go There

23
2,382 1,138
Oh Snap! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Oh Snap!

24
1,649 869
I Know is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
JenAnistonFriends added I Know

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1,901 1,073
Peace Out is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Peace Out

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Yo Mama is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
rob-earley added Yo Mama

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2,054 1,104
Booyah is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Booyah

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1,876 1,188
Da Bomb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Da Bomb

Kid Heroes of '90s Movies That You Totally Forgot About

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1,985 1,138
You Go Girl! is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
You Go Girl!

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1,905 1,234
That's My Name, Don't Wear It ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
That's My Name, Don't Wear It Out!

31
1,974 1,040
A'ight is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
A'ight

32
1,207 860
Whoa! is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Lauren Slocum added Whoa!

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1,664 1,214
Let's Bounce is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Let's Bounce

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1,262 910
Fo' Real is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
jordanandasia added Fo' Real

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1,496 1,371
Yadda, Yadda, Yadda is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Yadda, Yadda, Yadda

The Greatest Discontinued '90s Foods And Beverages

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1,534 1,253
Whoomp There It Is is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Whoomp There It Is

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1,153 946
Nooooooooo! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
JenAnistonFriends added Nooooooooo!

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1,285 1,277
Whack is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Whack

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1,135 1,030
Cowabunga is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
teddybear1029 added Cowabunga

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1,226 1,367
Hooptie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Delapitated added Hooptie

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318 156
Aw Hell Naw! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
AishaI added Aw Hell Naw!

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1,367 1,305
Shwing is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Shwing

The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s

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1,368 1,352
Cut. It. Out. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Cut. It. Out.

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1,330 1,323
Homeslice is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Homeslice

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1,160 1,260
Rad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Rad

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865 1,076
Oh You Didn't Know? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
GarrettEdwardSpears added Oh You Didn't Know?

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258 145
Dork is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
ElieMjs94 added Dork from Ed, Edd n Eddy

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1,197 1,317
Crib is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Crib

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1,101 1,235
Mad is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Mad

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1,000 1,195
Hella Cool is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
CraigNykiel added Hella Cool