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Wavy, one of New York's favorite slang terms!

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(adjective) Cool; Well-dressed

“Wavy” might be used to describe a guy lookin' good in his fine attire. 


Nat: Yo, girl, how's it hangin'?

Ari: You know, good. My new apartment is wavy. I got it all decorated up.

Nat: Nice. Girl, you see Dave at the club last night? He was lookin' wavy in those tight plaid pants and suspenders.

Ari: Yeah, I thought so, too. Man, we got weird taste in guys. And clothes.                                     


“Wavy” was made popular by Harlem rapper Max B. in the 2000s.Given its origin, “wavy” is used and understood mostly by those involved in the rap scene, but the word is becoming mainstream. “Wavy” can also describe someone under the influence of drugs, so be careful how you use it.


Max B. sings “Oww, know you like my style, wavy” in “I'm so wavy.” 

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