Quiz: '80s Vocabulary Quiz
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'80s Vocabulary Quiz
By: Talin Vartanian
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About This Quiz

A variety of slang words and phrases were popular in the '80s and were used to describe feelings, emotions and situations. Some of these slang words were meant to insult someone, while others were meant as compliments. Let's take a look at some of these popular '80s slang words.

"Lame" was one of the most popular slang words during the 1980s and was used to describe something that was uncool in nature. An example of this word in a sentence would be, "Your haircut is so lame." Another word that was used to insult or dismiss someone was "kick rocks." This phrase was synonymous with "get out of here; I don't want to talk to you anymore."

Here are some phrases that were synonymous with the words cool/great: bombdigity, choice, butters, and crunk. For example, "This burger is bombdigity" means that the burger is really good. Or how about, "This rave is crunk," which means that the rave is cool and awesome.

This quiz is a compilation of 35 slang words and phrases from the 1980s that will test your knowledge!  Do you think you can blast to the past by scoring at least 90 percent on this quiz? Try it now to find out!

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