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Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade
The ability to understand current drug-related street terms is an invaluable tool for law enforcement, public health, and other criminaljustice professionals who work with the public. This document contains over 1,500 street terms that refer to specific drug types or drug activity. Examples include "Woolah," which is a hollowed cigar filled with marijuana and crack "Kibbles & Bits," which is a term used to describe small crumbs of crack "Rave," which describes a party designed to enhance a hallucinogenic experience through lights and music "Skeegers," which can be used interchangeably with the term "skeezers" and means a crack-smoking prostitute "Wild cat," which is a term for methcathinone mixed with cocaine All terms are cross-referenced where possible. A single term or similarterms may refer to various drugs or have different meanings, reflectinggeographic and demo-graphic variations in slang. All known meaningsand spellings are included. No attempt was made to determine whichusage is most frequent or widespread. Different definitions for a singleterm are separated by semi-colons (;). The use of commas (,) and thecon-nective "and" indicates that the term refers to the use of thespecified drugs in combination.For source information, please contact the Drugs & Crime Data Center& Clearinghouse at 1-800-666-3332.
A - LSD; amphetamine Abe - $5 worth of drugs Abe's cabe - $5 bill Abolic - veterinary steroid Acapulco gold - marijuana from S.W.Mexico Acapulco red - marijuana Ace - marijuana; PCPAcid - LSD Acid head - LSD user Adam - MDMA African black - marijuana African bush - marijuana African woodbine - marijuana cigarette Agonies - withdrawal symptoms Ah-pen-yen - opium Aimies - amphetamine; amyl nitrite AIP - heroin from Afghanistan, Iran, & Pakistan Air blast - inhalant Airhead - marijuana user Airplane - marijuana Alice B. Toklas - marijuana brownie All lit up - under the influence of drugs All star - user of multiple drugs All-American drug - cocaine Alpha-ET - alpha-ethyltyptamine Ames - amyl nitrite Amidone - methadone Amoeba - PCP Amp - amphetamine Amp joint - marijuana cigarette laced with narcotic Amped-out - fatigue after using amphetamines Amping - accelerated heartbeat AMT - dimethyltryptamine Anadrol - oral steroid Anatrofin - injectable steroid Anavar - oral steroid Angel dust - PCP Angel hair - PCP Angel mist - PCP Angie - cocaine Angola - marijuana Animal - LSD Animal trank - PCP Animal tranquilizer - PCP Antifreeze - heroin Apple jacks - crack Aries - heroin Aroma of men - isobutyl nitrite Artillery - equipment for injecting drugs Ashes - marijuana Atom bomb - marijuana and heroin Atshitshi - marijuana Aunt Hazel - heroin Aunt Mary - marijuana Aunt Nora - cocaine Aunti - opium Aunti Emma - opium Aurora borealis - PCPB
B B-40 - cigar laced with marijuana and dipped in malt liquor B.J.'s - crack Babe - drug used for detoxification Baby - marijuana Baby bhang - marijuana Baby habit - occasional use of drugs Babysit - guide someone through first drug experience Baby T - crack Backbreakers - LSD and strychnine Back door - residue left in a pipe Backjack - injecting opium Back to back - smoking crack after injecting heroin or heroin used after smoking crack Backtrack - allow blood to flow back into a needle during injection Backup - prepare vein for injection Backwards - depressant Bad bundle - inferior quality heroin Bad - crack Bad go - bad reaction to a drug Bad seed - peyote; heroin; marijuana Bag - container for drugs Bag bride - crack-smoking prostitute Bag man - person who transports money Bagging - using inhalant Bale - marijuana Ball - crack Balling - vaginally implanted cocaine Balloon - heroin supplier Ballot - heroin Bam - depressant; amphetamine Bambalacha - marijuana Bambs - depressant Bang - to inject a drug; inhalant Bank bandit pills - depressant Bar - marijuana Barb - depressant Barbs - cocaine Barrels - LSD Base - cocaine; crack Baseball - crack Base crazies - searching on hands and knees for crack Base head - person who bases Bash - marijuana Basuco - cocaine; coca paste residue sprinkled on marijuana or regular cigarette Bathtub speed - methcathinone Batt - IV needle Battery acid - LSD Bazooka - cocaine; crack Bazulco - cocaine Beam me up Scottie - crack dipped in PCP Beamer - crack user Beans - amphetamine; depressant; mescaline Beast - LSD Beat artist - person selling bogus drugs Beat vials - vials containing sham crack to cheat buyers Beautiful boulders - crack Bebe - crack Bedbugs - fellow addicts Beemers - crack Behind the scale - to weigh and sell cocaine Beiging - chemicals altering cocaine to make it appear a higher purity Belt - effects of drugs Belushi - cocaine and heroin Belyando spruce - marijuana Bender - drug party Bennie - amphetamine Benz - amphetamine Bernice - cocaine Bernie - cocaine Bernie's flakes - cocaine Bernie's gold dust - cocaine Bhang - marijuana, Indian term Big bag - heroin Big bloke - cocaineBig C - cocaine Big 8 - 1/8 kilogram of crack Big D - LSD Big H - heroin Big Harry - heroin Big flake - cocaine Big man - drug supplier Big O - opium Big rush - cocaine Bill Blass - crack Billie hoke - cocaine Bindle - small packet of drug powder; heroin Bing - enough of a drug for one injection Bingers - crack addicts Bingo - to inject a drug Bings - crack Birdie powder - heroin; cocaine Biscuit - 50 rocks of crack Bite one's lips - to smoke marijuana Biz - bag or portion of drugs Black - opium; marijuana Black acid - LSD; LSD and PCP Black and white - amphetamine Black bart - marijuana Black beauties - depressant; amphetamine Black birds - amphetamine Black bombers - amphetamine Black ganga - marijuana resin Black gold - high potency marijuana Black gungi - marijuana from India Black gunion - marijuana Black hash - opium and hashish Black mo/black moat - highly potent marijuana Black mollies - amphetamine Black mote - marijuana mixed with honey Black pearl - heroin Black pill - opium pill Black rock - crack Black Russian - hashish mixed with opium Black star - LSD Black stuff - heroin Black sunshine - LSD Black tabs - LSD Black tar - heroin Black whack - PCP Blacks - amphetamine Blanco - heroin lanket - marijuana cigarette Blanks - low quality drugs Blast - to smoke marijuana; to smoke crack Blast a joint - to smoke marijuana Blast a roach - to smoke marijuana Blast a stick - to smoke marijuana Blasted - under the influence of drugs Blizzard - white cloud in a pipe used to smoke cocaine Block - marijuana Block busters - depressant Blonde - marijuana Blotter - LSD; cocaine Blotter acid - LSD Blotter cube - LSD Blow - cocaine; to inhale cocaine; to smoke marijuana Blow a fix - injection misses the vein and is wasted in the skin blow a shot - injection misses the vein and is wasted in the skin blow the vein - injection misses the vein and is wasted in the skin Blow a stick - to smoke marijuana Blow blue - to inhale cocaine Blowcaine - crack diluted with cocaine Blow coke - to inhale cocaine Blow one's roof - to smoke marijuana Blow smoke - to inhale cocaine Blowing smoke - marijuana Blowout - crack Blow up - crack cut with lidocaine to increase size, weight, and street value Blue - depressant; crack Blue acid - LSD Blue angels - depressant Blue barrels - LSDBlue birds - depressant Blue boy - amphetamine Blue bullets - depressant Blue caps - mescaline Blue chairs - LSD Blue cheers - LSD Blue de hue - marijuana from Vietnam Blue devil - depressant lue dolls - depressant Blue heaven - LSD Blue heavens - depressant Blue microdot - LSD Blue mist - LSD Blue moons - LSD Blue sage - marijuana Blue sky blond - high potency marijuana from Columbia Blue tips - depressant Blue vials - LSD Blunt - marijuana inside a cigar; marijuana and cocaine inside a cigar Bo-bo - marijuana Bobo - crack Bobo bush - marijuana Body packer - person who ingests crack or cocaine to transport it Body stuffer - person who ingests crack vials to avoid prosecution Bogart a joint - salivate on a marijuana cigarette; refuse to share Bohd - marijuana; PCP Bolasterone - injectable steroid Bolivian marching powder - cocaine Bolo - crack Bolt - isobutyl nitrite Bomb - crack; heroin; large marijuana cigarette; high potency heroin Bomb squad - crack-selling crew Bomber - marijuana cigarette Bombido - injectable amphetamine; heroin; depressant Bombita - amphetamine; heroin; depressant Bombs away - heroin Bone - marijuana; $50 piece of crack Bonecrusher - crack Bones - crack Bong - pipe used to smoke marijuana Bonita - heroin Boo - marijuana Boom - marijuana Boomers - psilocybin/psilocin Boost - to inject a drug; to steal Boost and shoot - steal to support a habit Booster - to inhale cocaine Boot - to inject a drug Boot the gong - to smoke marijuana Booted - under the influence of drugs Boppers - amyl nitrite Botray - crack Bottles - crack vials; amphetamine Boubou - crack Boulder - crack; $20 worth of crack Boulya - crack Bouncing powder - cocaine Boxed - in jail Boy - heroin Bozo - heroin Brain ticklers - amphetamine Breakdowns - $40 crack rock sold for $20 Break night - staying up all night until day break Brewery - place where drugs are made Brick - 1 kilogram of marijuana; crack Brick gum - heroin Bridge up or bring up - ready a vein for injection Britton - peyote Broccoli - marijuana Broker - go-between in a drug deal Brown - heroin; marijuana Brown bombers - LSD rown crystal - heroinB rown dots - LSD Brown rhine - heroin Brown sugar - heroin Brownies - amphetamine Browns - amphetamine Bubble gum - cocaine; crack Buck - shoot someone in the head Bud - marijuana Buda - a high-grade marijuana joint filled with crack Buffer - crack smoker; a woman who exchanges oral sex for crack Bugged - annoyed; to be covered with sores and abscesses from repeated use of unsterile needles Bull - narcotics agent or police officer Bullet - isobutyl nitrite Bullet bolt - inhalant Bullia capital - crack Bullion - crack Bullyon - marijuana Bumblebees - amphetamine Bump - crack; fake crack; boost a high; hit of ketamine ($20) Bundle - heroin Bunk - fake cocaine Burese - cocaine Burn one - to smoke marijuana Burn the main line - to inject a drug Burned - purchase fake drugs Burned out - collapse of veins from repeated injections; permanent impairment from drug abuse Burnese - cocaine Burnie - marijuana Burnout - heavy abuser of drugs Bush - cocaine; marijuana Businessman's LSD - dimethyltryptamine Businessman's trip - dimethyltryptamine Businessman's special - dimethyltryptamine Busted - arrested Busters - depressant Busy bee - PCP Butt naked - PCP Butter - marijuana; crack Butter flower - marijuana Buttons - mescaline utu - heroin Buzz - under the influence of drugs Buzz bomb - nitrous oxide