20-20 Hindsight: The wise act of watching your back.
666: A computer virus. Also called “Sixes”
- An expert in the field.
- Friend, buddy, pal.
Aehallh: (Pronounced: Aye-Hall) (Romulan Origin)
- Someone who is hideous
- a Monster
- a person who is so vile that he should be removed from society
AMF: A derogatory way of saying goodbye.
Andor Toast: Refers to any foul-tasting or otherwise inedible food. Commonly used to refer to standard survival-ration concentrates.
Artist: An extremely professional hit-man, who usually has a signature.
Axanar: Describes a singular waste of time and effort. (Klingon origin)
Bagged and Tagged: Dead.
Bagman: Street slang for a criminal courier.
Bakebrain: General purpose derogatory term indicating someone with limited or damage mental faculties. (Syn. asshole, idiot, jerk, moron.)
Beam-n-Scream: To beam into a dangerous situation. (Security/ground forces use)
Bennie: A new prisoner just entering the colony. (Dencharan Origin)
Bioroid: A full-body conversion cyborg.
Bioware: Any biological enhancement or replacement.
Bit Jockey: Programmer.
Bitty Box: A primitive, underpowered, or generally useless computer or other electronic device.
Black, Big Black: Space. The final frontier. Where no man… well, you get the idea.
Black Clinic: A medical facility which specializes in the implant of illegal or unregistered cyberware or bioware.
Blister: A Derogatory term for someone with one of the many pox diseases.
Blueberry: Derogatory term for Andorians.
- A Doctor
- A Scientist who is arogant
BOHICA: Acronym for ‘Bend Over Here It Comes Again’
Bopper: A robot or droid.
Brain Potato: A spice addict.
Brandy: A professional prostitute.
Breeder: One who has sex with species not their own. Usually derogatory.
Bubba-Spook: A person with no Cred that claims to be a bad ass killer.
Buck Rogers: Derogatory phrase for an individual obsessed with high-tech weaponry.
Buff: To attack viciously with intent to maim or kill.
Butt-Head: A Derogatory term for a Klingon
Bug-Out: To flee from a situation or area.
Buzz: Buzz off. Go away. Leave.
BYOB: Ready for battle. From the acronym for “Bring your own Bat’Leth”
Cacking: Dying. Slang analogous to ‘croaking’ or ‘kicking the bucket’.
Cardie: A Cardassian. (Derogatory)
Cash or Cash out:
- Someone who has died
- Someone who has retired
Catalog: A Class-A information dossier. Public Records.
Causing Static: Starting trouble.
CC: Abbreviation for ‘Computerized Cranium’. Derogatory term for an annoyingly intelligent person.
Cement Poisoning: What a person dies of after being pushed off of a multi-story building and hitting the sidewalk. Also known as Deceleration Trauma.
Chilled: A hip term meaning, to be cool, together.
Chip-Truth: The absolute truth.
Choob: Jerk, nerd, weirdo.
Chuck: A non-colonist person. Usually derogatory.
Civvie: A civilian.
Clint: The male counterpart to a Brandy.
Combat: Drugs Designer drugs for military use.
- A high prices female escort
- A classy whore
Config: To arrange an illegal job.
Cortex Bomb: A small, implanted explosive device (usually in the skull) that detonates in response to a timer or remote signal. Usually implanted against the wearer’s will to keep them in line. Most cortex bombs will detonate automatically if tampered with.
Cowboy: Someone who is prone to violence before conversation.
Crash and Burn: To fail miserably.
Cream: Acronym for Cash Rules Everything Around Me.
Cred: Renown or fame
Cryo: A Cryokinetic
C-YA: Pronounced as ‘see ya’, acronym for ‘Cover Your Ass’.
Cylon: Derogatory term for corporate security personnel.
Dag-yo: ’Cool. (Nebari origin)
Deceleration Trauma: See Cement Poisoning.
Deep Reality: The real world we live in. As opposed to the realities we create with drugs or holosuites.
DeeVee: Devalue. To make something worthless.
- To terminate a program.
- To kill someone.
- To purposefully lose someone in a transporter beam
Gha’Rudh: Jerk or Asshole (Romulan Origin)
Die of the Pox: In military parlance, an assassination which makes the death appear to be of natural causes.
Disappear: To cause a person, and all known references to that person, to become difficult or impossible to find.
Dobo: A Person. Often used the same way as “dude” was in the 20th century.
Dock: To have sex.
Doughboy/girl: Derogatory term for someone wearing too much body armor.
Downtime: Free time; off the job.
Drad: ‘Best’, ‘wild’, or ‘rad’.
Drannit: Slang for a part of the anatomy, often used as an insult. Rough equivalent to the derogatory term ‘bastard’, or ‘asshole’. (Sebacean origin)
Drawing the Ace: Mercenary term for death in combat. To ‘draw the ace’ is to die in battle.
Drek: Common curse word (archaic ’shit). (adj: drekky.)
Dren: Equivalent to ‘shit’, or an unwanted substance or act.
Driblocks: A derogatory term, roughly equivalent to slut.
Drig: Copulation. Expletive.
- A contact who always seems to have useful info.
- A seller of knowledge.
Dr Who: Someone who sticks their nose in other people’s business.
Duck: A person who carries more weapons than could possibly be needed.
Duck of Doom: A Romulan warship.
Dumbo: A Ferengi. Derogatory reference to the size of their ears.
Dust: To kill.
Echina: A righteous and honorable warrior (Cardassian origin)
Eema: Meaning backside (Luxan origin)
Eggshell: An Imperial Stormtrooper (A derogatory term of Human Origin)
Exotic: An obviously biomodified individual.
- A corporate kidnapping.
- The removal of a (combat) team from its operational area.
Fek: Multi-usage Nebari word, not easily translated; probably ass or asshole.
Fekkik: Stupid waif; naive fool; dipshit. (Nebari origin)
Ferengi Take-Out: Anything extremely jumbled or messy.
Ferryman: Term for an expert assassin. Believed to be derived from the Eugenics War when assassination was very commonplace.
FIBUA: Urban combat. From the acronym, ‘Fighting In Built-Up Areas’.
Firelane: The clear area a weapon can put its shots into.
Fixer: A go-between, deal maker, information broker. Also a fence or mover of illegal goods.
Fodder: A derogatory term fixers use for mercenaries.
Foolie: The victim of any game in which violence is committed.
Foot, Feet: Derogatory term for police. (From flatfoot.)
- An elderly person.
- Someone who refuses to give up old ways.
- Any old or obsolete item.
- Someone who was thawed from a crypod from generations ago.
Frax: Screw; bugger; colloquially, disregard, as in ‘Frax your father’. (Sheyang origin)
- Any straight, unimaginative citizen.
- An elder person or someone who clings to outmoded ideas or practices (from Fred Flintstone). (See Fossil.)
Frell: The most well-known Imperial word, used as a replacement for ‘fuck’, both directly and idiomatically. (Sebacean origin)
Frellwit: Idiot; foolish or brainless person; shit-for-brains. (Sebacean variant)
Frellnik: Something that smells foul; the precise meaning of this word is uncertain but its Sebacean root frell leads to some spunky speculation about its meaning.
Fridgeboys: A derogatory term for Breen.
Fringe: The edges of society.
Froth-Mouth: Someone who is frothing at the mouth; a lunatic.
Fumigation: An assault in which no survivors are left.
- Any sort of confusion, snarl-up, or traffic-jam.
- An intense, chaotic battle.
Fvai: Dog (Derogatory)(Romulan Origin)
Fvadt: Fuck (Romulan Origin)
Fvadt-Fvai: Sex with a prostitute or slut (Romulan Origin)
Gander: Street slang for a pimp (see also Goose).
Garbologist: A connoisseur of things other people throw out; collectors for a profit.
Gargoyle: Someone whose job is gathering intelligence in the field, normally bedecked with surveillance gear.
Gato: A smooth operator, cool person; a Fixer.
Geek: To kill or die.
Geese: The plural form of Goose, ie. more than one prostitute.
Giri: A debt of honor; duty or obligation.
Ghost in the Machine: A virus or program left behind to monitor activity or location of a piece of equiptment.
Ghost it: Use to describe when a person inhales a drug and holds it in so long that when they exhale no smoke is visible.
Gonk: Idiot or fool.
Goose: A prostitute.
Green Machine: The Romulan Star Navy.
Grimmit: Chicken; wimp; person lacking bravery.
Guardian Angel: Mercenary on a bodyguard job.
Hard: Cool, hip, tough. A flattering term.
Harry: Complimentary term applied to an especially lethal piece of hardware.
Hazmot: Equivalent to bitch, example: ‘You son of a hazmot’. (Luxan origin)
Heatwave: A crackdown by the Law.
Hexed: Someone who is considered insane or dangerous in a bad way.
Hezmana (or Hez): Hell, literally and idiomatically. (Luxan origin)
Hingemot: Fool (Sebacean origin)
Hnaev: Shit or Crap (Romulan)
HollowDick: The male lead in an erotic holonovel.
Holo: A holographically generated image.
Hoop: A mild curse word, referring to a person’s backside.
- A derogatory term for Betazoids.
- The ship’s counsellor.
Imps, Impies: Imperial soldiers, usually Imperial Stormtroopers.
Input: Girlfriend, female companion.
Iron: A slugthrower
- A homosexual prostitute. (Derogatory)
- A hustler. (Derogatory)
- To fight or run away.
- To have sex.
- Moshing heavily in a band.
- Being involved in a paramilitary operation involving a large amount of flying bullets and shrapnel.
Jander: To walk in a casual or arrogant manner, to strut.
Jick-Tied: Tightly restrained; made helpless; equivalent of hog-tied. (Sebacean origin)
- Someone who brings a curse or jinx to a ship.
- A survivor of a ship wreck
Joytoy: A prostitute who has been cybernetically modified or sculpted to match the specifications of the user.
Jumper: A Teleporter
- Street slang for anything relating to a juvenile.
- A legal minor, e.g., anyone under 16-years-old.
JV: Someone who seems unkillable. (Originally used to describe those infected with the Jason Virus)
Khorosho: Good. OK. Fine.
Kibble: Food produced by a food replicator.
Kirk: A complimentary term used for someone who has sex with many alien species
Kizzlewalker: Someone who is gangless or unaligned. (Sebacean origin, from Kizzle or honorless)
Khoi: Shut your mouth! (From the Romulan for switch off)
Leech: A sneak thief or pickpocket
Like Kicking Dead Whales Down the Beach: Any slow and disgusting job or process.
Liquefier, Liquidizer: Common term for disruptors.
Lizard Brain: A cold, calculating, unemotional person, somebody always running in pure floating point mode (e.g. Mr. Spock).
Loomers: Breasts. Female mammary glands.
Make a Deposit in the Body Bank: To die.
Marionette: A meat puppet.
Mary: Someone who carries a communicable disease.
Meat Puppet: A prostitute whose memory and/or senses are disabled temporarily.
Meat Rack: A house of ill repute.
Medusa: Someone who is ugly or scary
Mentat: Brainy individual, specifically one who will stare at a problem without moving for a while and come up with an answer without doing any apparent intermediate steps.
Mivonks: A slang term for part of the male reproductive anatomy. Literally; testicles. Often used in a derogatory sense as in ‘being led around by his mivonks’.
Monkey: The business term for an expendable person. (See also Scratch Monkey.)
Monkey Trick: A job in which a monkey is not expected to survive intact.
Morningstar: Generic term for incendiary or fragmentation grenades or devices.
Mudder: A miner
Naff: Used to describe something that is lame or uncool.
Nerfer: Sebacean derogatory slang for someone who plays by the book, such as ‘dork’ or ‘loser’.
Ninja: A freelance assassin.
Null Persp: A slang expression meaning, ‘no problem’, ‘all right’, or ‘affirmative’. From the archaic expression, ‘no sweat’.
Oo’zhas: Awful. Terrible.
Output: Boyfriend, male companion.
Paddy: Student or child (Taken from the word Padawan used by the Jedi Cult)
Paranoid: Someone who has all the facts.
Paydata: Datafile worth money on the black market.
Peep: Someone who possesses ESP
Perp: Perpetrator. A criminal or suspected criminal.
- A freakish-looking individual.
- Perverse or perverted.
Pewnkah: A derogatory term meaning ‘low-life’.
Picard: A person who commits genocide
Pink: Substandard, cheap, useless, a ‘lemon’. Translation of the Andorian word bouf. [Andorian usage]
Pink-Skin: A Human. (Derogatory – Andorian usage)
Pinky: A human child. (Derogatory – Andorian usage)
Phaser Dust: A reference to someone hit by a disruptor or phaser and disintegrated.
Plock: A term meaning crap or dren. (Tavlek origin)
Points: A Vulcan or Romulan. Refers to distinctive Vulcanoid ear shape. (Derogatory)
Precog: Someone who can see the future
Priyatel: Buddy or friend.
Pyro: A Pyrokinetic
Quakers: Missiles or rockets.
R&P: ‘Rape and Pillage’. To engage in an activity with excessive force or violence.
Rainbow File: The research and development data of a company.
Ramjammer: A decker, more often a juggler, addicted to violent confrontations in the Matrix.
Ray-Ban Mode: Wearing goggles or other eyewear.
Reconfig: To kill or die in a particularly messy fashion, usually with a knife.
- A Mook
- An expendible person
- Starfleet Security Personel
Retro: A person who knows psychometry and can see into the past
Ridgehead: A Klingon. Refers to distinctive Klingon cranial ridge. (Derogatory)
Ridge Out: To be consumed by a violent rage and lose all emotional control. Refers to Klingon tendency to violent temperament.
Rimbo: A gun-totting sex kitten (e.g., a rambo bimbo).
Risathra: The act of having sex outside of one’s species, though still within the sapient hominids.
Rok’Dar: A killer who prefers to cut their victims. From the Skagaran word for Butcher.
Rock: To kick or punch someone violently, especially in the head. Derived from the Jailhouse Rock fighting style.
Roller: A colonist on the move to his new home.
Rommie: A Romulan. (Derogatory)
Scabber: A miner (Derogatory- Comes from the number of cuts and bruises that most miners have)
Scratch Monkey: Any expendable substitute used in place of a more valuable item, on the off chance that it might be damaged or destroyed.
Sensors Locked: To become fixated on a member of the opposite sex.
Shiny: Good or valuable.
- Term for male private parts. (Nebari origin)
Skat: A gross-looking individual.
Skeleton: All the collected electronic records kept on an individual; their electronic identity.
Skirt: An ordinary (defenseless) person (male or female.)
Slimer: A Hutt (Derogatory)
Slit: A slang term for a female.
Slit-Face: A Bolian (Derogatory)
Smurf: A Bolian (Derogatory)
Smurfet: Someone who has sex with a Bolian.
Snowhead: An Andorian. (Derogatory)
Snurch: To steal or borrow without permission.
So Ka: I understand, I get it.
Soother: A Psychic Healer
S.O.P.: Any set of standing orders, used when commo is compromised. From ‘Standard Operating Procedures’.
SOTA: State of the Art
Space Happy: Someone who has gone insane due to isolation in space.
Sparky: An Electrokinetic
Sphincter Sense: Someone who seems to possess an extraordinary danger sense.
Spoonhead: A Cardassian. Refers to spoon-shaped ridge on a Cardassian’s forehead. (Derogatory – Bajoran origin)
State of the Art: (Aka SOTA)
- Hipper than Hip.
- To be on the edge (usually technologically).
Stiv: To urinate.
- To have sex.
- To forget about something.
Stunning: Mind-bogglingly stupid. Used sarcastically.
Surprise Party: An ambush.
- Derogatory term for someone with honor.
- A bastard.
Swag: A commodity worth money on the black market. See Paydata.
Swarm: Any large nomad convoy.
- Name, handle or trademark.
- To grab or take something.
- To mark destinctively.
Tagged: Equipped with a tracking device. Recognized.
Tanj: A mild expletive decrying ‘the unfairness of it all’. From the acronym, ‘There Ain’t No Justice’!
Tanstaafl: A mild expletive decrying ’nothing’s free’. From the acronym, ‘There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch’!
Techno Scum: A personally very unpleasant, but technically brilliant individual.
Teek: A Telekinetic
Teep: A Telepath
Throwback: Derogatory term for an exotic.
Tight Interfacing: To have sex.
Tin Can: A suit of powered armor.
Tinked: Slang term used in an expression of disbelief.
Tralk: A disparaging slang term, which seems to be slightly versatile in use, but mainly to mean, trollop, slut, or amoral individual. (Sebacean origin)
Tuning Up: The street term for the act of beating a prisoner/captive to elicit a confession.
Turn-n-Burn: A tactical retreat.
Turtlehead: A Klingon. (see Ridgehead) (Derogatory)
Twinkie: A naive, defenseless, vulnerable, or otherwise useless person.
Twitch: A careless, scatter-brained, or otherwise unreliable individual.
Twitchers: Any weapon set on Stun.
TTS: Watch your back. From the acronym ‘Trust The Sphincter’.
Underware: A slang term for form-fitting body armor.
Veruul: Fool (Romulan)
Vigilar: Traitor, deviant, or double-dealer.
Void: Someone who has the ability to negate psionic and/or supernatural energies
Votch: To vomit.
Vulcanised: Something that has been made more complex or intricate than necessary.
Wakatta: ‘All right, I understand’.
Warp Off: To leave as quickly as possible.
Wilson: A survivor of a colony or starship disaster.
Word: The latest gossip or rumors on the street.
Wysiwyg: ‘Wizzy-wig’, ‘no nonsense’. From the acronym, ‘What You See Is What You Get’.
Xamm: Fast, quick, moving with great speed
Yank-n-Bank: Take evasive action.
Yellow-Back: Starfleet Engineer
Yono: A person who is scum or a low life. (From the Korean Yonomoseki).
Yotz: An exclamation of frustration. (From the Hynerian word for God)
Zeus: Someone who is really badass.
Ziffle: A Tellarite. (Derogatory – Origin unknown)
Zipper-Head: A Bolian (Derogatory)
Zwilnik: A drug dealer