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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Biatch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Biatch

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As If! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
james.villarruel added As If!

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Talk to the Hand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Talk to the Hand

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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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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
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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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Oh No She Didn't! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Oh No She Didn't!

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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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All That and a Bag of Chips is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
All That and a Bag of Chips

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

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I Know is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
JenAnistonFriends added I Know

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Oh Snap! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Oh Snap!

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

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

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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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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!

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

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

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

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

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Hooptie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Delapitated added Hooptie

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Whack is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Whack

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Cowabunga is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
teddybear1029 added Cowabunga

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Shwing is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Shwing

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Cut. It. Out. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Cut. It. Out.

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Homeslice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
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Rad is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Rad

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Oh You Didn't Know? is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
GarrettEdwardSpears added Oh You Didn't Know?

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Crib is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Crib

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Mad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Mad

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Aw Hell Naw! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
AishaI added Aw Hell Naw!

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Hella Cool is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
CraigNykiel added Hella Cool

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Playa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Incredible '90s Slang You (Almost) Forgot About
Playa