Intended ultimately to be a fairly comprehensive guide to words, terms, and
phrases related to recreational drug use. It contains Slang, lingo, and
n. - noun adj. - adjective
v. - verb per. - person
abr. - abbreviation
Asterisk (*) indicates a definition taken from the High Times
[n.] A police code used by the San Fransisco Police to identify pot smoking. As such, the number has also taken on a new meaning for pot smokers, becoming a symbol of praise for marijuana. 420 has even become a stoner holiday of sorts. On April 20th at 4:20 pm pot smokers everywhere convene in large groups and have huge smoke sessions. 4:20 is often used on any given day as a time to call for a session: "It's 4:20! Let's smoke a bowl!"
[n.] Slang. LSD.
Alice B. Toklas
[per.] The lesbian lover of Gertrude Stein and a good friend of Pablo Picasso, she had a recipe for killer marijuana brownies.*
[adj.] High on speed: "I just smoked a bulb and I'm so amped!"
[n.] Water-grown marijuana.
[n.] Slang. Blunt.
[v.] To be high, or to get high, on LSD or marijuana: "G-Dogg wants to bake tonight."
[adj.] High on a drug, especially LSD or marijuana: "The little green gremlins aren't real, Billy! You're baked!"
[n.] A compressed brick of marijuana, usually ranging in weight from 10 to 40 pounds.*
Balls / Ballz
[adv.] Used as a postfix to verbs that indicate the experience of intoxication. Indicates great intensity. i.e., "tripping ballz," "rolling ballz," etc.
[adj.] The term used to describe a finished bowl or joint; cashed: "This bowl is beat."
[n.] An Indian and Middle Eastern smoking mixture consisting of pollen from marijuana flowers and ghee, an oily butter. In medieval Arabia it also referred to a datura-based knockout potion.*
[n.] Slang. A ten-sheet stack of acid blotter with each sheet containing 100 tabs: "I swear on the bible I am high as fuck!"
[n.] Slang.Ecstasy. Region: Perth, Australia
[n.] Slang. A fat joint. Region: UK
[n.] A variety of hashish, referring to its color: "Wanna buy some black?"
[adj.] High on marijuana; stoned: "Fuuuuck.. I am soooo blazed, man."
[adj.] Very high on marijuana. Region: New York
[n.] A variety of hashish, referring to its golden color: "Wanna buy some blonde?"
[v.] Experiencing the climax, or ultimate peak, of an ecstasy trip.
[n.] A joint rolled in the tobacco-leaf wrapper of a Phillies Blunt cigar.*
[v.] To hang onto the pipe/bong/joint for too long; not passing it around to the other smokers. Usually this happens when the person holding it is too caught up in a conversation or too zoned out to just hit the thing: "Hey, don't bogart the pipe! Pass it on!"
[n.] A pipe-like smoking device for one smoker with a long, tubular chamber. The bottom of the chamber is filled with water through which inhaled smoke is filtered and cooled. Usually made of glass, plastic or sometimes bamboo. Sometimes called a water pipe.
[n.] Slang. Term for marijuana used when in the company of straights (e.g., parents, teachers). "Yo, let's go read some books, dogg!" Regional: Western Canada.
[n.] Slang. Mushroom.
1. [n.] The part of a pipe, bong, or similar smoking device which holds the substance to be smoked. Usually made of metal and resembling a bulbous thimble. The phrase, "smoking a bowl," means to smoke one bowlful of the said substance.
[n.] A kilogram-sized slab or cube of compressed pot.*
[n.] A type of bong with a short tube and a big, bulbous bottom.
[n.] Slang. Gravity bong. Region: UK
1. [n.] Slang. Marijuana.
2. [n.] The fresh or dried flowers of the female marijuana plant.*
See Thai Stick.
[adj.] With regard to drug doses, non-potent and often poorly manufactured: "Man, those tabs we dropped last night were bunk!"
[v.] To light up, as in to light up a joint.
1. [v.] To get high on both LSD and Ecstasy together: "Hey Sid, are we still gonna candyflip tonight?"
2. [n.] A trip induced by combining LSD and Ecstasy: "That was an awesome candyflip last night."
[n.] The scientific name for a species of marijuana plant, the Indian hemp plant.*
[n.] Another species of marijuana, closely related to indica.*
1. [n.] Capsule.
2. [n.] The top of a mushroom: "I just ate four caps and I'm tripping!"
3. [n.] A measurement of 1 capful of the liquid drug, GHB. The cap itself is generally equivalent in volume to the cap on a soda bottle.
[n.] A small hole in a pipe, bong, or other smoking device with a smoke holding chamber. Located at the end of the chamber farthest from the smoker's mouth. A thumb or finger is placed over the hole during the initial inhalation so that smoke can be sucked into the holding chamber. After the chamber is filled with smoke, the carb is released and the smoke sucked out of the chamber with fresh air rushing in through the carb to displace it. Alt: Shotgun.
[adj.] The state of a bowl whose contents have been completely smoked, with only the ash remaining: "This bowl is cashed."
[abr.] Closed-Eye Visuals; drug-induced visual hallucinations experienced with the eyes closed, or blindfolded.
[n.] Slang. Marijuana. Region: India
[n.] A black Brazilian form of marijuana, usually gummy and compressed into bricks.*
Chief / Chiefin / Chief Out
[v.] Slang. To smoke a lot of weed. Refers to the image of a Native American chief puffin' on the old peace pipe.
Chillum / Chalice
[n.] A cone-shaped pipe made of clay, or sometimes of fruit or vegetable rinds.*
[n.] Slang. Marijuana: "Smell that sweet chiva!"
[n.] Carb: Region: American Midwest.
[n.] Acid; LSD
1. [n.] Slang. CoricidinTM, an OTC cough remedy containing Dextromethorphan (DXM), and often (foolishly) used recreationally for this reason. CAUTION: Read warning below!
2. [v.] Slang. Using CoricidinTM recreationally to get high from the DXM it contains: "We're gonna be 'cidin tonight. Want to join us?"
IMPORTANT NOTE: While Coricidin does contain DXM, it also contains antihistimines which can be extremely dangerous when taken in larger-than-normal quantities. There are much safer ways to take DXM than through Coricidin and we highly recommend you altogether avoid Coricidin for recreational use..
[n.] The term for the appearance of someone's eyes when they're very stoned and their eyelids are heavy and hanging low: "Your Chinese eyes give you away."
[n.] Marijuana from Thailand that has a unique odor and flavor reminiscent of chocolate.
[n.] The hip-hop term for marijuana, especially that of a high-quality or potent variety.
[n.] Slang. Chronic.
[n.] A pot smoking session that takes place in a small, closed, confined space so that the smokers may increase their high by breathing secondhand smoke; a hotboxing session.
[n.] An anaesthetic stimulant drug derived from the coca plant. Cocaine, or "coke" as it is very often called, is usually either snorted in powder form or smoked in rock form (a la "crack" cocaine).
[n.] Slang. A mixture of cocaine and marijuana.
1. [n.] A joint made with tobacco and marijuana combined.
2. [n.] An alcoholic mixed drink.
[n.] Slang. Marijuana laced with cocaine. Region: Western Canada
[adj.] The most common type of marijuana on the black market.*
[n.] Slang. Crack cocaine. It is a pure and potent form of cocaine that has not been crumbled into powder. Usually smoked from a glass pipe.
[n.] Slang. Speed; methamphetamine.
Crippy / Crip
[n.] Slang. Potent, hydroponically grown marijuana with white crystals on top.
[n.] Slang. Crystal methamphetamine: "Speedy just smoked some crystal."
[n.] Pronounced "dumb," the Malaysian name for weed sold in back-alleys; presumably of lower grade.
[adj.] Of considerably good quality; refers to marijuana: "This is some dank weed!"
[n.] A devoted fan or follower of the now defunct classic American psychedelic-folk rock band, the Grateful Dead. During the active time of the band's career until the death of band's iconic leader Jerry Garcia in 1995, thousands of deadheads would follow the Grateful Dead continuously through each stop on their seemingly endless tours. This strongly devoted form of deadhead, as well as others, often belonged to a somewhat of a neo-hippie culture which stresses peace, love and fellowship, as well as expansion of the consiousness through the use of psychedelic drugs as tools.
[n.] Slang. Dextromethorphan (DXM)
[v.] To get high, or to be high, on DXM: "We're going to dex tonight," or, "Don't mind her, she's dexing."
[n.] A synthetic drug found in some cough syrups which is sometimes taken recreationally to produces a psychedelic high. It has dissociative properties in high doses. Although DXM is available over the counter, the legality of recreational use is questionable.
[n.] A ten-dollar bag of marijuana: "I just bought a dime! Let's smoke!"
[n.] The style of dancing that you get after taking a low to medium dose of a dissociative drug, such as PCP, Ketamine or DXM; the "Dissociative Dance." Region: Birmingham, Alabama and vicinity
[n.] Slang. Marijuana. Region: Northern Virginia, USA / Alt: Dolja.
[n.] Slang. Marijuana. Alt: Dojo.
[n.] A 1960s and '70s term for joint; the word originated on the baby-boomer kiddy show Romper Room, where the good children were called "good Do-Bes."*
1. [n.] Slang. Any controlled substance, although it usually refers to heroin or marijuana.
2. [adj.] Hip-hop term meaning fine or good: "Yo, dis is some dope shit!"
1. [n.] 1 "serving" of LSD. Generally the smallest amount of LSD that someone would consume at one time. Equals 1 drop of liquid, 1 tab of blotter or one geltab or microdot: "I took 3 doses and I'm feeling groovy!"
2. [n.] Slang. LSD.
3. [v.] Slang. To consume LSD: "We dosed over an hour ago."
[v.] Ingest; with regard to LSD. "Chaka dropped acid about 30 minutes ago."
[n.] Marijuana from the Natal Province in South Africa.*
Durban Poison / DP
[n.] A harsher dope than Durban Brown, and very potent; found in Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.
[n.] Slang. A $20 bag of marijuana: "Smokey hooked me up a dub."
[n.] Slang. Ecstasy; MDMA.
[n.] A pound of pot.*
[n.] The street name for the drug Methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA). It is a white crystalline powder, usually put into capsules or pressed into pills. It produces a euphoric high involving enhanced senses, feelings of inner and worldly peace, and sensations of platonic love and empathy for everyone nearby. Popular among the rave culture.
Endochronic / Endo
[n.] Slang. Marijuana.
[n.] A derogatory name given to people on Ecstasy by those not on the drug. It is due to E users' common desire to run up and hug everyone, or engage in other assorted hypersocial behavior which may seem annoying or intrusive to those who aren't on E: "Some e-tard just came up and hugged me."
[n.] Slang. A joint laced with cocaine.
1. [n.] A forty-ounce bottle of malt liquor or beer: "I drink one forty, and I'm good to go!"*
2. [n.] A $40 bag of marijuana: "G-Dogg sold me a forty."
1. [n.] Smokable form of cocaine created by cooking powder cocaine with either amnonia or baking powder to form rocks.
2. [v.] To use freebase (1).: "I've been freebasin' since I was 71, fool!"
1. [v.] To be under the influence of LSD: "We're frying."
2. [n.] Slang. LSD.
3. [n.] A skimpy marijuana joint that's been dipped in PCP: "Let's go get some fry." Alt: Wet
1. [n.] A root grown in Afghanistan which has hallucinogenic properties when ingested.
2. [adj.] Acronym for "Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition."
[n.] Slang. GHB.
[n.] 1940s Slang for pot.*
[n.] Slang. A large joint coated in hash or weed oil: "Let's go roll a big gagger!" Region: Nova Scotia, Canada
[n.] Term for pot originating in India and Jamaica but which is now used worldwide.
[adj.] Slang. High on cocaine. Region: Chicago and vicinity.
[n.] Slang. Geltab.
[n.] Gelatin capsule.
[n.] A type of carrier for acid. A full geltab sheet consists of, very basically, 2 gelatin-based sheets with LSD sealed between them in segmented compartments. One compartment equals one tab.
[n., abr.] Abbreviation, and common name for the chemical gamma-hydroxybutyrate. GHB is a normal component of mammalian metabolism and is found naturally in every cell in the human body. It is has come to be used in Europe as a general anesthetic, a treatment for insomnia and narcolepsy, an aid to childbirth, a treatment for alcoholism and alcohol withdrawal syndrome, and for many other uses.
During the 1980s, GHB was widely available over-the-counter in health-food stores, purchased largely by body-builders for its ability to stimulate growth hormone release which aids in fat reduction and muscle building. In the last few years it has been gaining popularity as a "recreational" drug offering a pleasant, alcohol-like, hangover-free "high" with potent prosexual effects.
[v.] Slang. To be under the influence of a narcotic dose of Dramamine.
[n.] Yellow marijuana from Acapulco in Mexico or Santa Marta Department in Colombia.*
[n.] Slang. Marijuana, weed, pot, etc.*
[n.] A type of bong, usually homemade, that utilizes water to create negative air pressure to draw the smoke in, and positive air pressure to pump the smoke into the smoker's lungs, all without any sucking.
Hashish / Hash
[n.] Smoking mixture that regionally varies, generally based primarily on resin from substandard Middle Eastern or Indian marijuana.*
1. [n.] Cannabis stalks and stems, especially those used to make rope, fabrics, etc.*
2. [n.] These said ropes, fabrics, etc.
[n.] Jamaican term for marijuana with Biblical connotations; Rastafarian sacrament.*
[n.] Slang. One eighth ounce of weed. Derived from Henry the Eighth.
1. [adj.] Intoxicated on a drug. "G-Dogg is high."
2. [n.] The intoxication induced by a drug. "An LSD high is like none other."
1. [n.] A single inhalation of smoke taken from a joint or smoking device; a drag; puff.
2. [v.] To take a hit (1) from a joint or smoking device: "Let me hit that joint one last time before I leave."
[n.] A waterpipe with four long, flexible tube stems with mouthpieces at one end. Accomodates four smokers simultaneously. Originally used to smoke hashish, but commonly used for marijuana as well. Usually very elegant in appearance, and sometimes available in stem numbers other than four. Can be seen being smoked by the Caterpillar in Alice In Wonderland.
[v.] To smoke marijuana in a small, confined space so as to take advantage of secondhand smoke for an increased high: "Let's go hotbox my car!"
[n.] Hydroponic marijuana.
[n.] Marijuana grown in a controlled, optimized enviroment including automatic irrigation systems, regulated climate, the best fertilizer and other such amenities. Consequently, the yielded product is extremely potent.
[n.] Hipsters who throw secret parties for vipers only.*
[v.] Slang. To consume some quantity of LSD: "When i indulged on New Years Eve, I saw stars that no one else saw."
[n.] A quarter-sized seed of a special marijuana that can be smoked and is very potent.
[n.] Circa the 1940s and '50s, a term for a roach-holder fashioned from a matchbook cover.*
1. [v.] To strongly crave a drug, perhaps due to an active addiction: "I'm jonesin' for some weed!"
2. [n.] A craving for, or addiction to, a drug: "He's got a speed jones."
3. [n.] Any amount of incompletely burnt drug matter (usually speed) that has worked its way up the smoking tube and is usually accessed only when the smoker is desperate.
1. [n.] 1930s and '40s Slang for marijuana and marijuana-influenced popular music.*
2. [n.] A variety of street Slang practiced primarily by black Americans; Ebonics. ex.: "Yo, you niggaz be trippin!"
[n.] 1960s term for a joint, referring either to LBJ or the membrum virile.*
Joint / Jay / J
[n.] Slang. A marijuana cigarette.*
[n.] Slang. Ketamine.
[n.] Ketamine (Hydrochloride) is an anaesthetic used primarily for veterinary purposes. Ketamine blocks nerve paths without depressing respiratory and circulatory functions, and therefore acts as a safe and reliable anaesthetic. It is commonly injected intramuscularly, but can also be taken orally and nasal pharyngealically. Ketamine is only available to physicians, and is not commonly sold as an illicit drug, and is scheduled in several states.
[n.] The stage of a strong Ketamine trip in which the user feels disoriented to the point to paralysis, which can often cause feelings of helplessness and fear.
Kief / Kif / Kaff / Khayf
[n.] Golden pollen hash from Morocco, Lebanon and other Arab/Middle Eastern nations. It is said that "A puff of kif in the morning makes a man as strong as 1,000 camels in the courtyard."*
[adj.] Of exceptional quality, referring to marijuana; dank: "G-Spot scored us some kind buds!"
[n.] Slang. Term used in the hip hop underground for LSD: "3 ladi dadies and I'm ready to party!"
[n.] Large Jamaican buds which can be sliced like a loaf of bread and are shaped like a lamb's tail.*