Prison Slang Words

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Blasting โ€“ term used by the Tango Blast prison gang when referring about a fellow gang member.

Abispa (Wasp) โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prison gangs when describing an Aryan Brotherhood gang member.

B.B. Gaytan โ€“ Offensive term the Barrio Azteca uses to describe a California based rival gang formally known as the Border Brothers.

Bone โ€“ Term used when describing a shank.

Bombita โ€“ Slang term for (TCB) Tri City Bomber prison gang

Booty Bandit – A term used in prison to describe a prison rapist who rapes weaker inmates.

Borracho โ€“ Term used by convicts when referring to a member of the PRM Partida Revulucanios Mexicanos.

Bro – Term strictly used by White gang members when describing their fellow gang members.

Cakero โ€“ Term used to describe a convict who rapes weaker inmates.

Calaca โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prisoners when describing a murder.

Calles de Oro (Streets of Gold) Term used by Hispanic gang members when referring to the streets.

Car โ€“ Slang term for prison gang

Carga – Heroin

Carnal โ€“ Term strictly used by Hispanic gang members when describing their fellow gang members.

Catch my fade โ€“ Black offender slang for fight

Catching The Square โ€“ Term used by prisoners challenging another to a fight.

Chanate- Offensive term used by prisoners describing a black prisoner.

Chava โ€“ Offensive term Hispanic offenders use when describing a homosexual.

Chica โ€“ Offensive term used by Hispanic prisoners when describing a TCB Texas Chicano Brotherhood gang member.

Chiva โ€“ Heroin

Chow Time โ€“ Term convicts and staff use to describe lunch and dinner time.

Chump โ€“ Term used by prisoners describing a gullible inmate.

Chuntaro โ€“ Offensive term American born Hispanics use to describe a Mexican National.

C.O.โ€™s โ€“ Correctional Officers

Cock Blocker โ€“ Term used by convicts to describe an offender or staff who interferes or is annoyed with offenders who masturbate on female staff.

Color Scared- Term used by white offenders to describe a white inmate or staff who fears African American prisoners.

Convict โ€“ term of respect describing a prisoner who is experienced in crime and prison life.

Corpitos โ€“ Term used by Hispanic inmates when referring to Corpus Christi, Texas.

Crepa (Crap) โ€“ Offensive term used when describing a Crip gang member.

Cuerno โ€“ Term used to describe a Texas Syndicate member.

Cuz โ€“ term used by Crip gang members when describing a fellow Crip member.

Cuete- term used when referring to a (HPL) Hermandad de Pistoleros Latinos member.

Dog โ€“ Term used by Blood gang members when referring to a fellow Blood gang member.

D-Town โ€“ Term used to describe Dallas, Texas.

El Chuco โ€“ Term used to describe El Paso, Texas.

ESE โ€“ General prison term blacks and whites use when describing a Hispanic prisoner.

Back doored โ€“ Term used by offenders when describing a surprise assault on an inmate or staff.

El Sharko โ€“ Term used to describe Corpus Christi, Texas.

Encaruchado โ€“ Term used by Hispanic offenders when describing a prisoner who is a member of a prison gang.

Escina โ€“ Slang for non member gang associate who offers support to prison gang.

Fama โ€“ Short for family. Hispanic prisoners generally use this term to describe a prison gang.

Fierro-Term used by Hispanics when referring to a shank.

Foritos โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prisoners when referring to Ft. Worth, Texas.

Fresh meat โ€“ term used by inmates when describing a new and weak looking prisoner.

GOON SQUAD: A term used by inmates to describe correctional officers who are fully geared in protective vests, shields and riot gas.

Kid – A term used to describe an inmate who is paying for protection.

Kite โ€“ Term used to describe a small note sent by one prisoner to another.

Hoe โ€“ Offensive term inmates use when describing a woman.

Houstone โ€“ Term used to describe Houston, Texas.

Hug a thug- Term used by correctional officers when describing a fellow staff officer who makes friends with offenders.

H-Town Term generally used to describe Houston, Texas.

Indio- Term used to describe a Barrio Azteca member.

Jail House lawyer- Term used to describe inmate with legal experience.

Jiggers โ€“ Term used by prisoners for another prisoner who is asked to watch out for officers during the commission of a crime.

Juaritos โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prisoners when referring to Ciudad Juarez Mexico.

La Capirucha โ€“ term used by Hispanic convicts when referring to Austin, Texas.

La Escura โ€“ Term used by Hispanic gang members when describing a fellow gang member who is excluded from all gang activities as a form of punishment.

La Lista Negra (The Black list) โ€“ term Hispanic gang members use to describe an ex gang member marked for death.

La Oreja โ€“ Term used to describe San Antonio, Texas.

La Playa โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prisoner when describing a shower.

Larette โ€“ term used by Hispanic inmates when referring to Laredo, Texas.

La Yoga โ€“ term Hispanic prisoners use to describe a toilet.

Lobo โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prisoners when referring to Lubbock, Texas.

Luz Verde โ€“ term used by Hispanic gang members to describe a contract murder or hit.

Melasa โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prisoners when describing a Correctional Officer.

Meskin โ€“ Offensive term black and white offenderโ€™s use when describing a Hispanic inmate.

Merecido โ€“ Term used to describe a Mexikanemi member.

Mexicles โ€“ term used to describe prisoners from Mexico. Mexicles is also a term used to describe a unity of Mexican Nationals in prison.Miona โ€“ Offensive term used by rival prison gangs to describe a Mexikanemi member.

Moyo โ€“ Offensive term used by Hispanic prisoners when describing a black man.

Mud โ€“ slang term used by convicts to describe coffee.

Neutron- Term used by both black and white gang members when describing a prisoner not affiliated with a gang.

New Boot โ€“ Term used to describe a new correctional officer or inmate.

Ojo de Agila (Eagles Eye) โ€“ Term used by convicts when advised to โ€œWatch Outโ€ for officers and snitches.

Old School โ€“ Term of respect used to describe older prisoner.

Oregano โ€“ Term used by Hispanic gang members when referring to money.

Orejon โ€“ Term used to describe prisoner from San Antonio, Texas.

Peckerwood โ€“ A white offender usually affiliated with a prison gang.

Perica โ€“ term used by Hispanic prisoners when referring to a radio.

Perra โ€“ Offensive term gang rivals use to describe a PRM member.

Pico โ€“ Term used by Hispanic inmates when describing a shank.

Punk โ€“ Offensive term to describe a homosexual or weak offender.

Rata โ€“ Offensive term used by rivals when describing a Raza Unida gang member.

Rat Pack โ€“ Term used by offenders to describe an assault on one inmate or staff by a large group of gang members.

Relaje โ€“ Term used by Hispanic offenders describing a prison snitch.

Ride โ€“ Slang term for prison gang.

Riding โ€“ Slang term to describe a weaker offender buying protection from a prison gang.

Scrub โ€“ Term used to describe a prisoner who begs other inmates for necessities.

SHAKE DOWN: A term used by both correctional officers and inmates to describe when officers search an inmate cell.

Shank โ€“ Prison made knife.

Slob โ€“ Offensive term when describing a Blood gang member.

Soda โ€“ Term used by Hispanic prisoners when referring to cocaine.

Solano โ€“ Term used by Hispanic gang members when describing a prisoner not affiliated with a gang.

Square- Term used to describe a cigarette.

SSI โ€“ Abbreviation for Support Service Inmates. Term used to describe an inmate trusty.

Taxi โ€“ Term used by convicts when referring to a trusty inmate.

Tejano โ€“ Term used to describe Texas Syndicate member.

Tenedor โ€“ Term used by Hispanic gangs to describe a Disciple gang member.

Teta โ€“ Offensive term used by rival gangs to describe a Texas Syndicate member.

The dime โ€“ A term gang members use to describe the 10% tax charged on non member criminals selling drugs on gang territory.

Thug โ€“ Term used to describe a joint.

Trucha โ€“ Slang term for โ€œBe Alertโ€ signal that officers are around.

Vaca โ€“ offensive term used by Hispanic gangs when referring to Texas Syndicate member.

Valluco โ€“ term used to describe the south Texas Valley.

Warriche โ€“ Slang term used by Hispanic prisoners when describing coffee.

Weso โ€“ Term used by Hispanic inmates when referring to West Texas.

White boy- Offensive term used by convicts describing a weak Anglo inmate.

Woods- White prisoners who have earned the respect of fellow offenders by fighting back when provoked.

Yeska โ€“ term used by Hispanics when referring to marijuana.

5-o โ€“ term used to describe the police.

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