These 20 Slang Terms From The ’50s Need To Come Back ASAP!

Are you still using any of these words and phrases?

There are so many fun slang words from back then that we wish were still in use. While we may hear them on occasion, for the most part you just don’t find them used at all anymore, which is a darn shame!

10) Pad (noun):

someone’s home, as in “let’s go back to my pad, baby.”

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9) Rag top (noun):

a convertible car.

8) Shook up (expression):

very excited, usually in a good way.

7) Shuckster (noun):

a trickster, a cheater, or a liar.

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6) Square (noun):

someone who is old-fashioned and not “hip.”

5) Split (verb):

to leave in a hurry, as in “let’s split this joint.”

4) Threads (noun):

your duds, your clothes, your cool outfit.

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3) Wazoo (noun):

someone’s butt.

2) Wig chop (noun):

a hair cut.

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1) With it (expression):

in style, hip, the opposite of a square.

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