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    60 Gaming Words & Slangs Every Gamer Should Know


    Hey gamers, we have compiled some amazing gaming words and slang that only pro gamers use. It’s time to get gaming!

    By Kamlesh Ranjan | 
    Updated: 29th Apr 2022 14:47 IST

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    Highlights of the Story

    • Gamers tend to talks in secret lingo while playing any game. Ever wonder what those terms are?
    • We have compiled a list of 60 gaming words and slang that you just know if you call yourself a gamer.

    Gaming words & slangs for gamers are like rule number 1 of online gaming. You must know about this, otherwise don’t call yourself a gamer. Noobs are busy getting XP and levelling up and, pros are busy being a smurf. You might want to play that MMORPG game in FPS, but it’s on TPS. And if you managed to kill that NPC, it’s a bullet sponge. So, How many gaming words & slang did you get in this one? None!

    In this article, we have compiled some of the most common and used gaming words & gaming slang. Read, Speak and Practice, let’s start your journey as a pro gamer.

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    Gaming Words & Slangs

    We have compiled a list of 60 gaming words and slang, these simple lingo might help you communicate your in-game situation to your squad easily. I would not suggest you to memorise all of them at this point, just try to use some of them one-by-one.

    S No.Gaming Word/SlangMeaning
    1AAAIndie games developed by a small team
    2AddsAdditional enemies
    3AFKAway from Keyboard
    4AimbotA gaming hack that lets users aim automatically.
    5AoEArea of effect
    6AvatarA character appearance in a game
    7BotComputer-controlled player
    8BuffA weapon with high stats
    9Bullet SpongeAn NPC that is hard to kill
    10CampingStrategic team effort
    11CheesingStrategy to kill easily
    12ClansGroup of players that are playing in a team
    13ClutchTaking down enemy players one-by-one
    14CooldownThe minimum time limit for a player to resue a unique ability
    15CraftingGathering unique materials to create a useful item
    16DLCDownloadable content
    17DPSDamage per second
    18DRMDigital rights management
    19Easter EggA hidden message
    20FarmingGathering and collecting items
    21FPSFirst-person shooter
    22FYIFor your information
    23GankingTeam up to take on one or more player
    24GGGood Game
    25GlitchAn in-game bug in coding
    26GrindingA player doing repetitive tasks to gain XP
    27HitscanA weapon that immediately hits the target
    28HPHealth points
    29HUDHeads up display in-game
    30InstalockReservering a gaming character
    31K/DKill/Death Ratio
    32LagDelay in action and reaction
    33LoadoutA set of configurations for a weapon
    34LootItems that you can salvage
    35MMORPGMassive multiplayer online role-playing game
    37MPMagic points
    38NerfA weapon with low stats
    39NewbieA new player
    40NoobA player with zero skill
    42PingTime taken to send and receive a data packet
    43PoggersAn expression to show Joy
    44PvEPlayer versus environment
    45PvPPlayer versus player
    46PwnedTo dominate enemy player
    47QTEQuick-time events
    48RagequitA player leaving a match in anger
    49RNGRandom number generator
    50RPGRole-playing Game
    51SandboxA game where players can do anything they want
    52SmurfA skilled player who’s playing from a level 1 account
    53SpawnPlayers appearing anywhere in a game
    54StreakA period of continuous win or losing
    55ToxicA rude player
    56TPSThird-person shooter
    57TTKTime to Kill
    58WoWWorld of warcraft
    59XPexperience points
    60YYA trick shot in the COD game series

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    Certainly there are many other gaming slangs and gaming words that you can use. In general, I create my own gaming words, it help me stand out. To be honest, hindi names are my favourite, as long as it is funny. So, if you’re the guy in your squad that creates awesome gaming names, gaming words, and gaming slangs. Just get your creativity going.

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