We grew up with so many new slang words, not only because kids love to use slang, but also because the ’60s were a time of changing social attitudes, and modern inventions that had never been seen before- not to mention that slang was spread quicker than ever before thanks to television. Kids today might not know all these terms, but we remember them well!
Alright: in agreement whole-heartedly.
Around the Bend: to go crazy.
Bad Scene: a place or event which is unpleasant.
Beat It: to leave quickly.
Bogart: to hog something.
Catch Some Rays: to lay out or go sunbathing.
Chrome Dome: someone who is bald.
Clued In: to be informed or to have the facts.
Decked Out: to be dressed to the nines.
Dibs: to lay claim to something.
Electric: something that was psychedelic.
Fake Out: to deceive or prank someone.
For real: truly, indeed.
Go-go: related to or dancing in nightclubs.
Groovy: something that is very good or correct.
Head Rush: fast-acting effect from drugs.
Jamming: improvisational music session.
Kiss Off: a declaration that someone should leave or stop what they’re doing.
Lay It On Me: to inform or give someone something.
Main Squeeze: boyfriend or girlfriend.
No Biggie: not of great concern.
Off the Wall: strange or unusual.
Plastic: fake or unreal.
Righteous:to be good or with it.
Sock It to Me: to give information or get something off your chest.
Thick: to be naive or not so bright.
Vibes: someone’s demeanor or aura.
Zonked Out: to be very tired from lack of or worn out from drug use.