Wut up Mooselini? Slang Dictionary Apps

Oct 30, 2010
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I love words, especially weird slang words. The less they make sense, the better! As I downloaded the higher ranked apps to find good slang dictionaries, I found myself disappointed that three of the four I downloaded had exactly the same Words of the Day. So this list isn’t so much a “best of” but rather a presentation of the pros and cons of these apps. Then for kicks, I threw a Yiddish slang dictionary. I’m a mensch like that.

Urban Dictionary Definitions Free

Of the three apps that use urbandictionary.com as a source this one was the best. Unfortunately the bar is set extremely low. Pros: it didn’t freeze on me or shut down and it actually showed me words of the day, their definitions and a list of slang words. Cons: However, if I wanted to know exactly what they meant, well ballyhoo for me. I tap on several words and only get “End of Definitions.” I am guessing that the source is a difficult one to make an app with because all the Urban Dictionary apps did this!

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Urban Dictionary by Slango

Another glitchy Urban Dictionary App! Pros: I can see Word of the Day and its definition. Cons: absolutely nothing else works and it froze on me several times! Until these guys figure out what the problem is, stay away!

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Street Lingo – Urban Dictionary

I hate being mean, even to apps, but this app is terrible! Nothing works, nothing is clear and it froze on me several times.

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Yiddish Slang Dictionary and Quiz

Not using urbandictionary.com as a source made this automatically the best app on this list. This is a solid little dictionary app that will help any unlearned goy know exactly what “bubkes” means.

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