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Glossary of slang in 2072

(vul) = vulgar
(jap) = Japanese or "Japlish" loan word
(brit) = British slang, or borrowed from British slang
v. = verb
adj. = adjective
n. = noun

ace, acing-adj. (brit) Rubbish
aggro-n. (brit) Trouble
angel-n. A benefactor, especially an unknown one.
arc-n. arcology
arcstore-v. 1) To compress a file and store it as an archive 2) (vul) To lose or put away(e.g. "you can arcstore that")
bagger, baggie-n. (brit) Policeman
baldrick or baldie-n. (vul)(brit) Ork.
band-aid-n. shadowrunning magician who specializes in patching up teammates with healing spells
banging-adj. (brit) Superb.
beetle (BTL)-n. Abbreviation for "Better Than Life" A one-shot simsense chip that has been altered to produce dangerously intense sensory input, especially ones that target the pleasure centers of the metahuman brain. Extremely addictive, dangerous and illegal.
biff-n. (vul) Woman (implies someone only good for sex)
biz-n. Crime. See also Business.
blank-n. a SINless person. v. to kill someone
blood-n. (brit) Ambulance, doctor.
box-v. (brit) To kill
box, the-n. (brit) Trideo screen
boxed-adj. (brit) Dead, broken, useless.
breeder-n. (vul) Ork slang for a "normal" human.
burnout-n. magician or adept who has lost all or part of her magical ability (for example, due to too much cyberware)
business-n. In slang context, crime. Also "Biz."
buzz-v. Go away. Buzz off.
chiphead-n. Someone hooked on Better Than Life (BTL) chips/downloads
chipped-adj. 1) Senses, skills, reflexes, muscles, and so on, enhanced by cyberware. 2) To find it easy or have it prepared (e.g. "we've got it chipped, Mr. J.")
Christmas tree-n. magician who relies heavily on foci and thus lights up on the astral plane
chromed-adj. cybered
chummer-n. "Pal" or "Buddy". A friend or trusted person. Derivatives include "Chummlichien" (germanic) and "Chumpadre" (hispanic). See also "Term" (brit).
comm (also link)-n. a commlink; communications link
corp-n., adj. Corporation. Corporate.
corpse (also wageslave, zombie)-n. corporate employee/citizen.
dandelion eater (also keeb)-n., adj. (vul) derogatory term for elf or elven.
dataslave-n. Corporate decker or other data processing employee.
datasteal-n. Theft of data from a computer, usually by decking.
deck-n. A cyberdeck . v. To use a cyberdeck, usually illegally.
decker-n. Pirate cyberdeck user. Derived from 20th century term "Hacker."
deckhead-n. (vul) 1) Simsense abuser. 2) Anyone with a datajack or chipjack.
demi-tech-n. (brit) Cannibalized technology.
dino-n. (brit) Unarmed policeman or security guard.
dodgy-adj. (brit) Risky, unsafe, borderline illegal.
downtime-n. (brit) Night.
drek-n. (vul) A common curse word referring to any vile substance. adj. Drekky.
dumped-v. Involuntarily ejected from the Matrix.
DX-n. (brit) Area far away.
Elvis-adj. (brit) Dead (e.g. "He was Elvis")
exec-n. Corporate executive.
fetishman-n. A talismonger, a dealer in magic-related supplies.
flip-v. (brit) Mug, rob, cheat.
floater-n. watcher spirit
fluff-n. (brit) Pollution, bad weather.
frag-v. (vul) Common curse word, to harm, harass, damage or destroy. adj. Fragging.
FRO-v. (brit)(vul) Go away. Abbreviation for F___ Right Off.
gaijin-n. (jap) foreigner, anyone not local or out of their element.
gator-n. (brit) Big mouth.
geek-v. To kill.
ghost-n. an astral form
gillette-n. (vul) female street samurai or razorgirl
glitched-adj. messed up, crazy, drunk
go-gang-n. A biker gang.
gonk (out)-v. (brit) Sleep.
gopi-n. (brit)(vul) Young asian girl.
gopping-adj. (brit) Dirty, foul or polluted.
(go) whiteline-v. (brit) To kill or stop.
grep (or grok)-v. understand
groggy-n., adj. derogatory term for an aspected magician (from "half Awakened")
haircut-n. (brit) Corporate employee.
halfer (also stuntie, grunt)-n. (vul) derogatory term for dwarf
hilda-n. (brit)(vul) Female troll.
hitmage-v. magical assassin
heatwave-n. Police crackdown.
hermit-n. a commlink user who always operates in hidden mode
hez-n. (Or'zet) courage, sexual prowess
hoi- a greeting, hi, hello (familiar)
hose-v. Louse up, screw up. Trash or destroy beyond recovery.
ice-n. Security software. From "Intrusion Countermeasures" or IC.
input-n. Boyfriend or male sexual partner.
jack-v. 1) Jack into, or enter cyberspace. Jack out, or to leave cyberspace (vul) 2) To rape, esp. a male raping a female.
jacked inadj. online, wired, having sex.
jam hole-n. (brit) Hiding place.
jammie-n. (brit) Vehicle.
jander-v. To walk in an arrogant yet casual manner; to strut.
joyboy/joygirl/joytoy-n. prostitute
Ken-n. (brit)(vul) Corporate worker.
kick artist (also cleaner)-n assassin.
Kylie-n. (brit)(vul) Young British Girl, Girl next door.
kobun-n. (jap) Member of a Yakuza clan.
manatech-n., adj. technology that interacts with magic
meat-n. an unwired individual; the physical part of a hacker that gets left behind while surfing the Matrix in VR
mellow-n. (brit) Stupid, air-headed person. An idiot or fool.
meshed-adj. online, networked, connected to the Matrix
mop out-v. (brit) To hide.
Mr. Johnson-n. name often adopted by a person who hires shadowrunners.
mundane (or muggle)-n., adj. non-magical; a non-magical person.
mycobrick-n. Inexpensive protein food base derived from gene tailored fungi.
nutrisoy-n. Cheaply processed food product derived from soybeans.
omae-n. (jap) friend.
on-adj. (brit) Fashionable.
open-adj. (brit) Crawling with police, generally unsafe.
oppos-n. Enemies (from opposition)
output-n. Girlfriend or female sexual partner.
Oyabun-n. (jap) Head of a Yakuza clan.
panzer-n. Any ground-effect combat vehicle.
paydata-n. A datafile worth money on the black market.
ping-v. to detect a target with magic
pitch-n. (brit) Corporate-administered area.
pixie-n. (brit)(vul) An elf.
plazzy-n. (brit) Cheap, shoddy or useless.
plex-n. A metropolitan complex or "metroplex."
poindexter-n. derogatory term for a hermetic magician
poli-n. A policlub or policlub member.
proff-v. (brit) To steal.
rad-n. political activist, agitator.
rags-n. (brit) Cigarettes. Also drugs.
rak, rakkie-n. (brit)(vul) Jerk. Also a suburbanite.
rakk off-v. (brit)(vul) Go away. also rakking adj. Useless.
razorguy/razorgirl-n. Heavily cybered samurai or other muscle.
rip-v. download, copy
roller-n. (brit) Rich person.
rub-v. (brit)(vul) To have sexual relations with. also Rubbing adj. and Rub off/out v.
samurai-n. (jap) Mercenary or muscle for hire. Implies a code of honor.
sarariman-n. (jap) From "salaryman." A corporate employee.
scan-v. look at, check out, read
screamer-n. Any device, especially a Credstick or other ID that triggers an alarm if used.
sep, septic-n. (brit)(vul) American.
Seoul man-n. Member of a Seoulpa ring.
Seoulpa ring-n. A small criminal gang with connections to other gangs like it. Originally a Korean gang
shaikujin-n. (jap) Literally; "Honest citizen" A corporate employee.
shoes-n. the body left behind when a magician astrally projects ("I let my shoes in the car")
simsense-n. ASIST sensory broadcast or recording
skraa- (Or'zet) hello
slamming-adj. (brit) Fast, good.
sleeper-n., adj. mundane
slim-adj. (brit) weak
slitch-n. (vul) derogatory term for a woman
slot-v. A mild curse word; n. guy ("the poor slot got cacked."); adj. have sex
slot and run-v. hurry up, move quickly
smoothie-v. (vul) derogatory term for a non-ork or non-troll
snag-v. (brit) To arrest
snakeboy(-girl)-n. (brit) Street kid.
so ka (jap) I understand, I get it.
soykaf-n. Erzatz coffee substitute made from soybeans.
spammed-v. (brit) Made to look a fool.
spellworm-n. magician
spider-n. security rigger
spin it-v. (brit)(vul) Get out of here.
splash-v. (brit) To blow up, hit, strike.
sprawl-n. A metroplex (see Plex) v. To fraternize below one's social level.
squat-n. Territory claimed by a particular homeless person or persons. (see: Squatter)
squatter-n. A homeless person or urban nomad.
squid-n. (brit)(vul) Troll
stan-n. (brit)(vul) Male troll.
steam-v. (brit) To mug or steal from.
steaming-adj. (brit) Drunk.
stiff-v. To cheat or swindle.
stretch-n. (brit) Rastafarian
suit-n. A "straight citizen". see also shaikujin, sarariman
System Identification Number (SIN)-n. Identification number assigned to each person in the society.
techno-n. short term for technomancer, also "VK" for virtuakinetic
term-n. (brit) Friend, trusted person.
terminal-adj. (brit) Good, great.
trancer-n. (brit) Substance addict.
Triad(s)-n. Chinese organized crime.
trid-n. Short for Trideo. Three-dimensional successor to video.
trog-n. (vul) derogatory term for troll
ulu-n. (brit) Middle of nowhere.
vatjob-n. a person with extensive cyberware replacement; reference is to a portion of the process during which the patient must be submerged in nutrient fluid
wage mage-n. magician employed by a corporation. The expression is also used as an insult for a magician with no real talent or potential
wetwork-n. Assasination, murder.
white hat-n. security hacker
wilma-n. (brit) Suburban housewife.
wired-adj. Equipped with cyberware, especially enhanced reflexes.
wizard (wiz)-n. A magician, usually a hermetic mage. adj. Great, wonderful, excellent, cool
wizpunk-n. musical genre popular with young magicians; it employs illusions and astral components to heighten the experience
wizworm-n. dragon
wizzer gang-n. gang consisting of (usually young) magicians
wraith-v. (brit) To kill.
X-men-n., adj. derogatory term for adepts
Yak-n. (jap) Yakuza. Either a clan member or the clan itself.
Yakuza-n. (jap) A loose affiliation of clans that are roughly analagous to North American organized crime. They also act as an informal "police force" within their territory. Being Yakuza is considered an honorable tradition in Japan.\\

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