Drug Dictionary

Street Names for
Cocaine, Crack Cocaine and Heroin

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- Marijuana cigarette with heroin or opium
AIP - Heroin from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan
Al Capone - Heroin
All-American drug - Cocaine
Angie – Cocaine
Antifreeze – Heroin
Apple Jacks - Crack Cocaine

Aries – Heroin
Artillery – Equipment for shooting drugs
Aspirin – Powder cocaine
Atom bomb - Marijuana mixed with heroin
Aunt – Powder cocaine
Aunt Hazel - Heroin
Aunt Nora – Cocaine



B.J.'s - Crack Cocaine
Baby T - Crack Cocaine
Back to back - Smoking crack after injecting heroin or heroin used after smoking crack
Back Up – Permitting blood to back up into a syringe to ensure the needle is in a vein
Bad - Crack Cocaine
Bad bundle - Inferior quality heroin; damaged heroin
Bad seed - Marijuana combined with peyote; heroin
Badrock - Crack Cocaine
Bag - Container for drugs; a package of drugs, usually marijuana or heroin; a person's favorite drug
Bag bride - Crack-smoking prostitute
Bag Man – Person who transports money
Ball - Crack cocaine; Mexican Black Tar heroin
Balling – Vaginally implanted cocaine
Balloon - Heroin supplier; a penny balloon that contains narcotics
Ballot - Heroin
Banano - Marijuana or tobacco cigarettes laced with cocaine
Barbs – Cocaine
Bars - Heroin mixed with alprazolam
Bart Simpson - Heroin
Basa - Crack cocaine
Base - Cocaine; crack
Base crazies - Searching on hands and knees for cocaine or crack
Base head - person who bases
Baseball - Crack Cocaine
Based out - To have lost control over basing
Basing - Crack Cocaine
Basuco (Spanish) – Cocaine; coca paste residue sprinkled on regular or marijuana cigarette
Batman - Cocaine; heroin
Bazooka - Cocaine; combination of crack and marijuana; crack and tobacco combined in a joint; coca paste and marijuana
Bazulco – Cocaine
Beam - Cocaine
Beam me up Scottie - Cocaine (powder or crack) combined with PCP
Beamer - Crack smoker
Beamers - Crack cocaine
Beast - Heroin plus LSD
Beat - Crack cocaine
Beat vials - Vials containing sham crack to cheat buyers
Beautiful boulders - Crack Cocaine
Bebe - Crack Cocaine
Beemers - Crack Cocaine
Behind the scale - To weigh and sell cocaine
Beiging - Chemically altering cocaine to make it look brown, higher quality
Belushi - Combination of cocaine and heroin
Bernice – Cocaine
Bernie – Cocaine
Bernie's flakes – Cocaine
Bernie's gold dust – Cocaine
Big 8 - 1/8 kilogram crack
Big bag - Heroin
Big bloke – Cocaine
Big C – Cocaine
Big doodig – Heroin
Big flake – Cocaine
Big H – Heroin
Big Harry – Heroin
Bill Blass - Crack Cocaine
Big rush – Cocaine
Billie Hoke – Cocaine
Bin Laden - Heroin (after September 11)
Bindle - Small packet of drug powder; heroin
Bing Crosby - Cocaine Boston area
Bingers - Crack addicts
Bings - Crack Cocaine
Bipping - Snorting heroin and cocaine, either separately or together
Birdie powder - Cocaine; heroin
Biscuit - 50 rocks of crack
BJs - Crack Cocaine
Black - Heroin
Black eagle – Heroin
Black pearl – Heroin
Black rock - Crack Cocaine
Black stuff - Heroin; opium
Black tar – Heroin
Blanca (Spanish) – Cocaine
Blanco (Spanish) - Heroin plus cocaine
Blank - Container of non-narcotic powder that is sold as heroin

Blast - Cocaine; Smoke crack; Marijuana; smoke marijuana or crack
Blizzard - A white cloud in a pipe used to smoke cocaine
Blotter - Crack cocaine; LSD
Blow - Cocaine; to inhale cocaine; to smoke marijuana; to inject heroin
Blow blue - To inhale cocaine
Blow coke - To inhale cocaine
Blow smoke - To inhale cocaine
Blow up - Crack cut with lidocaine to increase size, weight, and street value
Blowcaine - Crack diluted with cocaine
Blowout – Crack
Blows – Heroin
Blue - Crack Cocaine; depressants; Oxycontin
Blue bag - Heroin
Blue star – Heroin
Blunt - Marijuana, or cocaine and marijuana inside a cigar
Bobby Brown - Heroin
Bobo - Crack Cocaine
Body-packer - Individual who ingests wrapped packets of crack or cocaine to transport
Body-stuffer - Individual who ingests crack vials to avoid prosecution
Bolivian Marching Powder – Cocaine
Bollo – Crack cocaine
Bolo - Crack cocaine
Bomb - Crack; heroin; large marijuana cigarette; high potency heroin
Bomb squad - Name of crack-selling crew
Bombido - Heroin; injectable amphetamine; depressants
Bombita (Spanish) - Heroin plus amphetamine; depressants; mixture of heroin and cocaine
Bombs away – Heroin
Bone - Marijuana; $50 piece of crack; high purity heroin
Bone crusher - Crack Cocaine
Bones - Crack Cocaine
Bonita (Spanish) - Heroin plus amphetamine; depressants
Booger Sugar - Cocaine
Boost - Crack Cocaine; to steal; to inject a drug
Booster - To inhale cocaine
Booth - Cocaine
Bopper - Crack Cocaine
Botray - Crack Cocaine
Bottles - Crack vials; amphetamine
Boubou - Crack Cocaine
Boulder - Crack Cocaine; $20 worth of crack
Boulya - Crack Cocaine
Bouncing powder – Cocaine
Boy - Cocaine; heroin
Boy-girl - Heroin mixed with cocaine
Bozo – Heroin
Brain damage – Heroin
Brea (Spanish) – Heroin
Break night - Staying up all night on a cocaine binge until daybreak
Breakdown - $40 of crack cocaine that can be broken down into $20 packages
Brick - Crack Cocaine; cocaine; marijuana; 1 kilogram of marijuana
Brick gum – Heroin
Broja – Heroin
Brown - Marijuana; heroin; methamphetamine
Brown crystal – Heroin
Brown Rhine – Heroin
Brown sugar – Heroin
Brown tape – Heroin
Bubble gum - Cocaine; crack cocaine; marijuana from Tennessee
Buda - Marijuana; a high-grade marijuana joint filled with crack
Buffer - A woman who performs oral sex in exchange for crack; crack smoker
Bull dog - Heroin
Bullia capital - Crack; fake crack
Bullion - Crack Cocaine
Bump - Crack; fake crack; cocaine; boost a high; hit of ketamine ($20)
Bump up - Use of cocaine to bolster MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine)
Bumper - Crack cocaine
Bumping up - Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) combined with powder cocaine
Bundle - Heroin
Bunk - Fake cocaine; Crack Cocaine
Burese - Cocaine
Burnese - Cocaine
Bush - Marijuana; cocaine; PCP
Butler - Crack Cocaine
Butter - Marijuana; crack
Butu – Heroin



C – Cocaine
C & M - Cocaine and morphine
C joint - Place where cocaine is sold
Caballo (Spanish) – Heroin
Cabello (Spanish) – Cocaine
Caca – Heroin
Cadillac - Cocaine; PCP
Caine - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine
Cakes - Round discs of crack
Calbo (Spanish) – Heroin
California cornflakes – Cocaine
Came – Cocaine
Canade - Heroin/marijuana combination
Candy - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine; amphetamine; depressants
Candy C – Cocaine
Candy flipping on a string - Combining or sequencing LSD with MDMA; mixing LSD, MDMA, and cocaine
Candy sticks - Marijuana cigarettes laced with powdered cocaine
Candy sugar - Powder cocaine
Cap - Crack Cocaine; LSD; a capsule of a drug
Capital H – Heroin
Caps - Heroin; psilocybin/psilocin; crack; Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
Capsula (Spanish) - Crack Cocaine
Carburetor - Crack stem attachment
Carga (Spanish) – Heroin
Carne (Spanish) – Heroin
Carnie – Cocaine
Carpet patrol - Crack smokers searching the floor for crack
Carrie – Cocaine
Carrie Nation – Cocaine
Casper - Crack Cocaine
Casper the ghost - Crack Cocaine
Caviar - Combination of cocaine and marijuana; Crack Cocaine
CDs - Crack Cocaine
C-dust - Cocaine
Cecil – Cocaine
C-game – Cocaine
Chabbie – Cocaine
Chalk - Crack cocaine; amphetamine; methamphetamine
Chalked up - Under the influence of cocaine
Chalking - Chemically altering the color of cocaine so it looks white
Champagne - Combination of cocaine and marijuana
Channel swimmer - One who injects heroin
Chapopote (Spanish) – Heroin
Charlie – Cocaine
Charley – Heroin
Chase - To smoke cocaine; to smoke marijuana
Chaser - Compulsive crack user
Chasing the dragon - Crack mixed with heroin; a particular way of inhaling heroin
Chasing the tiger - To smoke heroin
Chatarra (Spanish) – Heroin
Cheap basing – Crack
Cheeba– Heroin
Cheese - Heroin; mix of ground-up cold medicine and a small amount of heroin, also black tar heroin combined with diphenhydramine
Chemical – Crack Cocaine
Chewies – Crack Cocaine
Chiba – Heroin
Chicken Feed – Cocaine
Chicken scratch – Searching on hands and knees for crack or cocaine
Chicle (Spanish) – Heroin
Chieva – Heroin
China cat
– Heroin
China white - Heroin plus fentanyl; synthetic heroin
Chinese red – Heroin
Chinese Sky Candy – Cocaine
Ching - Cocaine, resembling a cash-register, because of how expensive cocaine is
Chip – Heroin
Chipper - Occasional user; occasional heroin user; occasional Hispanic user
Chiva/chieva (Spanish) – Heroin
Choco-fan – Heroin
Chocolate Chip cookies - MDMA combined with heroin or methadone
Chocolate ecstasy - Crack made brown by adding chocolate milk during production
Chocolate rock - Crack smoked together with heroin
Choe - Cocaine
Cholly - Cocaine

Chronic - Marijuana; marijuana mixed with crack

Chucks - Hunger following withdrawal from heroin
Cigamos - Combination of crack cocaine and tobacco
Cigarette paper - Packet of heroin
Clicker - Crack mixed with PCP; marijuana dipped in formaldehyde and smoked
Climax - Crack; heroin; isobutyl nitrite; inhalants
Clocker - Entry level crack dealers who sell drugs 24 hours a day
Closet baser - User of crack who prefers anonymity
Cloud - Crack Cocaine
Cloud nine - Crack cocaine; methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)
Cluck - Crack smoker
Co-ca-ee-na –Cocaine (phonetic)
Coca - Cocaine
Cocaine blues - Depression after extended cocaine use
Cocktail - Combination of crack and marijuana; cigarette laced with cocaine or crack; partially smoked marijuana cigarette inserted in regular cigarette; to smoke cocaine in a cigarette
Coco rocks - Dark brown crack made by adding chocolate pudding during production
Coco snow - Benzocaine used as cutting agent for crack
Cocoa puff - To smoke cocaine and marijuana
Cocofan (Spanish) - Brown Tar Heroin
Coconut - Cocaine
Coke - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine
Coke bar - A bar where cocaine is openly used
Coke broke - Financially incapacitated from supporting a cocaine habit
Cola - Cocaine
Columbian Dancing Dust - Cocaine
Columbian Foot Soldiers - Cocaine
Combol - Cocaine
Comeback - Benzocaine and mannitol used to adulterate cocaine for conversion to crack
Connie - Powder cocaine
Cook - Drug manufacturer; mix heroin with water; heating heroin to prepare it for injection
Cook down - Process in which users liquefy heroin in order to inhale it
Cooker – Usually a spoon or bottle cap used to head drugs for injection
Cookies - Crack Cocaine
Cooking up - To process powdered cocaine into crack
Coolie - Cigarette laced with cocaine
Cork the air - To inhale cocaine
Corrine - Cocaine
Cotics - Heroin
Cotton brothers - Cocaine, heroin and morphine
Courage pills - Heroin; depressants
Crack - Cocaine
Crack attack - Craving for crack
Crack back - Marijuana and crack
Crack bash - Combination of crack cocaine and marijuana
Crack cooler - Crack soaked in wine cooler
Crack gallery - Place where crack is bought and sold
Crack house - Place where crack is used
Crack spot - Area where people can purchase crack; place where crack is sold, but not used
Cracker Jack - Crack smoker
Crank - Crack Cocaine; heroin; amphetamine; methamphetamine; methcathinone
Crap - Low quality heroin
Credit card - Crack stem
Crib - Crack Cocaine
Crimmie - Cigarette laced with crack
Crisscrossing - The practice of setting up a line of cocaine next to a line of heroin. The user places a straw in each nostril and snorts about half of each line. Then the straws are crossed and the remaining lines are snorted
Croak - Cocaine mixed with methamphetamine; methamphetamine
Crop - Low quality heroin
Crown crap - Heroin
Crumbs - Tiny pieces of crack
Crunch & Munch - Crack Cocaine
Crystal - Cocaine; amphetamine; methamphetamine; PCP
Cubes - Marijuana tablets; crack cocaine
Cuch - Cocaine
Cura (Spanish) - Heroin
Cut-deck - Heroin mixed with powdered milk



Dama Blanca (Spanish) - Cocaine
Dead on arrival - Heroin
Dead president - Heroin
Deck - 1 to 15 grams of heroin, also known as a bag; packet of drugs
Demo - Crack stem; sample-size quantity of crack
Demolish - Crack
Deuce - Heroin; $2 worth of drugs
Devil drug - Crack Cocaine
Devil's dandruff - Crack cocaine; powder cocaine
Devil's dick - Crack pipe
Devil smoke - Crack Cocaine
Diablito (Spanish) - Combination of crack cocaine and marijuana in a joint
Dice - Crack Cocaine
Diesel – Heroin, common in New York
Dime - Crack Cocaine; $10 worth of crack
Dime Bag - $10 worth of a narcotic
Dime special - Crack Cocaine
Dama Blanca (Spanish) - Cocaine
Dead on arrival - Heroin
Dead president - Heroin
Deck - 1 to 15 grams of heroin, also known as a bag; packet of drugs
Demo - Crack stem; sample-size quantity of crack
Demolish - Crack
Deuce - Heroin; $2 worth of drugs
Devil drug - Crack Cocaine
Devil's dandruff - Crack cocaine; powder cocaine
Devil's dick - Crack pipe
Devil smoke - Crack Cocaine
Diablito (Spanish) - Combination of crack cocaine and marijuana in a joint
Dice - Crack Cocaine
Diesel – Heroin, common in New York
Dime - Crack Cocaine; $10 worth of crack
Dime Bag - $10 worth of a narcotic
Dime special - Crack Cocaine
Dime's worth - Amount of heroin to cause death
Dinosaurs - Populations of heroin users in their forties and fifties
Dip - Crack Cocaine
Dipping out - Crack runners taking a portion of crack from vials
Dirt - Heroin
Dirties - Marijuana cigarettes with powder cocaine added to them

Dirty basing - Crack Cocaine
Dirty joints - Combination of crack cocaine and marijuana
Divits - Cocaine
Do a line - To inhale cocaine
DOA - Crack; heroin; PCP
Dog food - Heroin
Dogie - Heroin
Doogie/doojee/dugie - Heroin
Dookie Rocks - Heroin
Dooley - Heroin
Doosey - Heroin
Dope - Marijuana; heroin; any other drug; Heroin in Philadelphia
Dope fiend - A person who is drug dependent; crack addict
Doub - $20 rock of crack
Double breasted dealing - Dealing cocaine and heroin together
Double bubble - Cocaine
Double rock - Crack diluted in procaine
Double up - When a crack dealer delivers an extra rock as a marketing ploy to attract customers
Double ups - A $20 rock that can be broken into two $20 rocks
Double yoke - Crack Cocaine
Dove - $35 piece of crack
Dr. Feelgood - Heroin
Draf - Marijuana; ecstasy, with cocaine
Dragon - When smoked, the thick smoke of heroin is said to resemble the tail of a dragon (Hence: Chasing the Dragon)
Dragon rock - Mixture of heroin and crack
Dream - Cocaine
Dreck - Heroin
Dub - When a crack dealer delivers an extra rock as a marketing ploy to attract customers
Duct - Cocaine
Duji - Heroin
Dujra - Heroin
Dujre - Heroin
Dust - Marijuana mixed with various chemicals; cocaine; heroin; PCP; narcotics in powder form
Dusting - Adding PCP, heroin, or another drug to marijuana; using inhalants
Dynamite - Cocaine mixed with heroin
Dyno - Heroin
Dyno-pure – Heroin


Eastside player - Crack Cocaine
Egg - Crack Cocaine
Eight ball - Crack mixed with heroin
Eighth - Heroin
El diablito (Spanish) - Cocaine, marijuana, heroin and PC
El  diablo (Spanish) -  Cocaine, marijuana and heroin

El Perico ("parrot") - Cocaine
Electric Kool-Aid - Crack cocaine
Esnortiar (Spanish) - Cocaine
Estuffa - Heroin
Ever clear - Cocaine; gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
Eye opener - Crack; amphetamine


Famous dimes - Crack Cocaine
Fast white lady - Powder cocaine
Fat bags - Crack Cocaine
Feenin - Behavior associated with a person craving cocaine or other addictive substances when they are unavailable
Ferry dust - Heroin
Fifty-one - Crack; crack sprinkled on tobacco
Fire - Crack and methamphetamine; to inject a drug
Fish scales - Crack Cocaine
Five-way - Combines snorting of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, ground up flunitrazepam pills, and drinking alcohol
Fix - Heroin
Flake - Cocaine
Flame Cooking - Smoking cocaine base by putting the pipe over a stove flame
Flamethrowers - Cigarette laced with cocaine and heroin; heroin, cocaine and tobacco
Flash - LSD; the rush of cocaine injection
Flat chunks - Crack cut with benzocaine
Flave - Powder cocain
Flea powder - Low purity heroin

Fleece - Counterfeit crack cocaine
Flex - Fake crack (rock cocaine)
Florida snow
- Cocaine
Foil - Heroin
Foo - Cocaine
Foo-Foo stuff - Heroin; cocaine
Foo-Foo dust - Cocaine
Foolish powder - Cocaine; heroin
Freebase - To smoke cocaine; Crack Cocaine
Freebasing - Smoking crack cocaine
Freeze - Cocaine; renege on a drug deal
French fries - Crack Cocaine
Fries - Crack Cocaine
Frisco special - Cocaine, heroin, and LSD
Frisco speedball - Cocaine, heroin, and a dash of LSD
Friskie powder - Cocaine
Frontloading - The process of transferring a drug solution from one syringe to another
Fry - Marijuana cigarettes dipped in embalming fluid, sometimes also laced with PCP; Crack Cocaine
Fry daddy - Crack and marijuana; cigarette laced with crack; marijuana joint laced with crack
Furra – Heroin


Gaffel - Fake cocaine
Galloping horse - Heroin
Gallup - Heroin
Gamot - Heroin
Gank - Fake crack
Garbage - Inferior quality marijuana; low quality heroin
Garbage heads - Users who buy crack from street dealers instead of cooking it themselves
Garbage rock - Crack Cocaine
Gato (Spanish) - Heroin
Gear - Heroin
Geek - Crack mixed with marijuana
Geeker - Crack users
Geek-joints - Cigarettes or cigars filled with tobacco and crack; a marijuana cigarette laced with crack or powdered cocaine
Geeze - To inhale cocaine
George - Heroin
George smack - Heroin
Get off houses - Private places heroin users can purchase & use heroin for a fee
Getting snotty - Using heroin
Ghost busting - Smoking cocaine; searching for white particles in the belief that they are crack
Gick monster - Crack smoker
Gift-of-the-sun - Cocaine
Gift-of-the-sun-god - Cocaine
Gimmie - Crack and marijuana; marijuana joint laced with crack
Gin – Cocaine
Girl - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine; heroin
Girlfriend - Cocaine

Give wings - Inject someone or teach someone to inject heroin
Glacines - Heroin
Glad stuff - Cocaine
Glass - Heroin; amphetamine; hypodermic needle; methamphetamine
Glo - Crack Cocaine
Go on a sleigh ride - Inhale cocaine
Goat - Heroin
Gold - Marijuana; Crack Cocaine; heroin
Gold dust - Cocaine
Golden brown – Heroin, from its color
Golden girl - Heroin
Golf ball - Crack Cocaine
Golpe - Heroin
Goma (Spanish) - Black tar heroin plus opium
Gone, Shot to the curb - Lost everything to crack
Good - PCP; heroin
Good and plenty - Heroin
Good H - Heroin
Good Horse - Heroin
Goofball - Crack Cocaine
Goop - Heroin
Gravel - Crack Cocaine
Gravy - Heroin; to inject a drug
Greek - Combination of marijuana and powder cocaine
Gremmies - Combination of cocaine and marijuana
Grit - Crack Cocaine
Groceries - Crack Cocaine
G-rock - One gram rock cocaine
Gun Powder - Heroin


H - Heroin
H–Bomb -  Ecstasy (MDMA) mixed with heroin
H & C - Heroin and cocaine
H Caps - Heroin
Hache - Heroin
Hail - Crack Cocaine
Hairy - Heroin
Half a football field - 50 rocks of crack
Half load - 15 bags (decks) of heroin
Half piece - 1/2 ounce of heroin or cocaine
Half track - Crack Cocaine
Hamburger helper - Crack Cocaine
Hamburger(s) -- Cocaine, from Cheech & Chong's "Nice Dreams"
Handlebars - Combination of crack cocaine and alprazolam
Hand-to-hand man - Transient dealers who carry small amounts of crack
Happy dust - Cocaine
Happy powder - Cocaine
Happy trails - Cocaine
Hard - Crack Cocaine
Hard ball - Crack Cocaine
Hard candy - Heroin
Hard line - Crack Cocaine
Hard rock - Crack Cocaine
Hard stuff - Heroin; opium
Harry - Heroin
Have a dust - Cocaine
Haven dust - Cocaine
Hayron - Heroin
Hazel - Heroin
Heaven - Cocaine; heroin
Heaven dust - Cocaine; heroin
Helen - Heroin
Hell - Crack Cocaine
Hell dust - Heroin
Henpecking - Searching on hands and knees for crack
Henry - Heroin
Henry VIII - Cocaine
Her - Cocaine
Hera - Heroin
Hero - Heroin
Hero of the underworld - Heroin
Heroina (Spanish) - Heroin
Herone - Heroin

He-she - Heroin mixed with cocaine
Hessle - Heroin
High beams - The wide eyes of a person on crack
Him - Heroin
Hit - To smoke marijuana; marijuana cigarette; Crack Cocaine
Hitch up the reindeers - To inhale cocaine
Hitters - People who inject others who have a hard time to find veins in exchange for drugs
Hocus Pocus - Cocaine
Holy terror - Heroin
Hombre (Spanish) - Heroin
Homicide - Heroin cut with scopolamine or strychnine
Hong-yen - Heroin in pill form
Hooter - Cocaine; marijuana
Hop – Heroin
Horn - To inhale cocaine; Crack pipe; to inhale a drug
Horning - To inhale cocaine; heroin
Horse - Heroin
Horse bite - Heroin
Hospital heroin - Diluadid
Hot dope - Heroin
Hot heroin - Heroin poisoned to give to a police informant
Hotcakes - Crack Cocaine
House fee - Money paid to enter a crack house
House piece - Crack given to the owner of a crack house or apartment where crack users congregate
How do you like me now? - Crack Cocaine
HRN - Heroin
Hubba - Crack Cocaine
Hubba pigeon - Crack users looking for rocks on the floor after a police raid
Hubba, I am back - Crack Cocaine
Hubbas - Crack
Hubbas (Northern CA) - Crack; I am back
Hunter – Cocaine
Hydro - Cocaine
Hype - Heroin addict; an addict; methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)


I am back - Crack
Ice - Cocaine; crack cocaine; smokable methamphetamine; methamphetamine; methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); phencyclidine (PCP)
Ice cube - Crack Cocaine
Icing - Cocaine

Inca message - Cocaine
Interplanetary mission - Travel from one crack house to another to search for crack
Isda - Heroin
Issues - Crack Cocaine
Ivory Flakes - Cocaine


Jam - Cocaine; amphetamine
Jee gee - Heroin
Jejo - Cocaine
Jelly - Cocaine
Jelly beans - Crack Cocaine
Jerry Springer - Heroin
Jim Jones - Marijuana laced with cocaine and PCP
Jive - Marijuana; heroin; drugs
Jive doo jee - Heroin
Joharito - Heroin
Johnson - Crack Cocaine
Jojee - Heroin

Jolly pop - Casual user of heroin
Jones - Heroin
Joy - Heroin
Joy flakes - Heroin
Joy powder - Cocaine; heroin
Juice joint - Marijuana cigarette sprinkled with crack
Jum - Sealed plastic bag containing crack
Jumbos - Large vials of crack sold on the streets; marijuana mixed with crack
Junco - Heroin
Junk - Cocaine; heroin
Junkie – An opiate addict


Kabayo - Heroin
Kabuki - Crack pipe made from a plastic rum bottle and a rubber sparkplug cover
Kaka Water - Heroin
Kangaroo - Crack Cocaine
Karachi - Heroin, phenobarbital, and methaqualone
Key – Kilo, 2.2 pounds
Kibbles & Bits - Small crumbs of crack
Kilo – 2.2 pounds

King - Cocaine
King's habit - Cocaine
Kissing - The exchange of plastic wrapped rocks (crack) by kissing or through mouth to mouth transfer
Kitty - Cocaine
Klingons - Crack addicts
Kokomo - Crack Cocaine
Kryptonite - Crack cocaine; marijuana


La Buena (Spanish) - Heroin
La Chiva ("goat") - Heroin
Lace - Cocaine and marijuana
Lady - Cocaine; heroin
Lady C - Cocaine
Lady Caine - Cocaine
Lady H - Heroin
Lady snow- Cocaine
Lamborghini - Crack pipe made from a plastic rum bottle and a rubber sparkplug cover
Late night - Cocaine
LBJ - Heroin plus LSD plus PCP
Leaf - Cocaine; Marijuana
Lemonade - Heroin; poor quality drugs

Line - Cocaine
Liprimo - Marijuana and crack rolled in a joint
Liquid lady - Cocaine that is dissolved in water and ingested as a nasal spray
Little bomb - Heroin; amphetamine; depressants
Little boy - Heroin
Load - 25 bags of heroin
Love - Crack Cocaine
Love affair - Cocaine
Love boat - Marijuana dipped in formaldehyde; PCP; blunts mixed with marijuana and heroin; blunts mixed with marijuana and PCP
Lucifer Left Nostril - Cocaine


Ma'a - Crack cocaine (Samoan)
Mac - Heroin
Macaroni and Cheese - $5 pack of marijuana and a dime bag of cocaine
Mama coca - Cocaine
Manteca (Spanish) - Heroin
Marching dust - Cocaine
Marching powder - Cocaine
Maserati - Crack pipe made from a plastic rum bottle and a rubber sparkplug cover
Matsakow - Heroin
Mayo - Cocaine; heroin
Merck - Cocaine
Merk - Cocaine
Meth speed ball - Methamphetamine combined with heroin
Mexican brown - Marijuana; heroin
Mexican horse - Heroin
Mexican mud - Heroin
Mexican speedballs - Crack and methamphetamine
Mighty white - A form of crack cocaine that is hard, white, and pure
Missile basing - Crack liquid and PCP
Mission - Trip out of the crack house to obtain crack
Mist - PCP; crack smoke in the bottom of a glass pipe
Mix – Cocaine; or a drug environment

Mixed jive - Crack Cocaine
Mo - Marijuana; powder cocaine
Mobbeles - Cocaine
Mojo - Cocaine; heroin
Money talks - Heroin
Monkey - Cigarette made from cocaine paste and tobacco; drug dependency; heroin
Monos (Spanish) - Cigarette made from cocaine paste and tobacco
Monster - Cocaine
Moon rock - Crack mixed with heroin
Moonstone - When a dealer shaves a slice of methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) into a bag of heroin
Morning wake-up - First blast of crack from the pipe
Morotgara - Heroin
Mortal combat - High potency heroin
Mosquitoes - Cocaine
Movie star drug – Cocaine
Mother Pearl - Heroin
Mr. Brownstone - Heroin
Mud - Heroin plus opium
Mujer (Spanish) - Cocaine
Murder One - Heroin and cocaine
Murotugora - Heroin
Muzzle – Heroin


Nachos - Cocaine
Nanoo - Heroin
New addition - Crack Cocaine
New Jack Swing - Heroin and morphine
Nice and easy - Heroin
Nickel bag - $5 worth of drugs; heroin
Nickel deck - Heroin
Nickelonians - Crack addicts
Nieve (Spanish) - Cocaine
Nod - Effects of heroin
Noddy Brown – Heroin
Noise - Heroin

Nontoucher - Crack user who doesn't want affection during or after smoking crack
Nose - Cocaine; heroin
Nose candy - Cocaine
Nose drops - Liquefied heroin
Nose Nachos - Cocaine
Nose powder - Cocaine
Nose stuff - Cocaine
Nuggets - Crack Cocaine
Number 3 - Cocaine; heroin
Number 4 - Heroin
Number 8 - Heroin
Nurse – Heroin


Ogoy - Heroin
Oil - Heroin; PCP
Old garbage - Heroin
Old navy - Heroin
Old Steve - Heroin
On a mission - Searching for crack and/or being high on crack
On the ball - When a dealer shaves a slice of methylenedioxymethamphetamine
One and one - To inhale cocaine
One bomb - 100 rocks of crack cocaine
One on one house - Where cocaine and heroin can be purchased

One plus one sales - Selling cocaine and heroin together
One tissue box - 1 ounce of crack
One way - LSD; heroin
One-fifty-one - Crack; crack sprinkled on tobacco
Onion - 1 oz. of crack cocaine
Oolies - Marijuana cigarettes laced with crack
Orange line - Heroin
Outer limits - Crack and LSD
Oyster stew - Cocaine
Ozone – Marijuana, PCP and crack cigarette; marijuana cigarette; PCP


Pack - Marijuana; heroin
Pangonadalot - Heroin
Paper - A dosage unit of heroin; one-tenth of a gram or less of the drug ice or methamphetamine
Paper boy - Heroin peddler
Parachute - Crack and PCP smoked; heroin; smokable crack and heroin mixture
Parachute down - Use of MDMA after heroin
Paradise - Cocaine
Paradise white - Cocaine
Pariba – Powder cocaine
Parlay - Crack cocaine
Paste - Crack cocaine
Patico (Spanish) - Crack cocaine
P-dogs - Combination of cocaine and marijuana
P-dope - 20-30% pure heroin
Pearl - Cocaine
Pebbles - Crack Cocaine
Pee Wee - Crack Cocaine; $5 worth of crack
Peg – Heroin
Pepper - Heroin
Percia - Cocaine
Percio - Cocaine
Perfect High - Heroin
Perico (Spanish) - Cocaine
Perlas (Spanish) - Street dealer (heroin)
Perp - Fake crack made of candle wax and baking soda
Peruvian - Cocaine
Peruvian flake - Cocaine
Peruvian lady - Cocaine
P-funk - Crack mixed with PCP; heroin
Pianoing - Using the fingers to find lost crack
Picking - Searching on hands and knees for cocaine or crack
Piece - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine; 1 ounce
Piedra (Spanish) - Crack Cocaine
Piles - Crack Cocaine
Pimp - Cocaine
Pluto - Heroin

Poison - Heroin; fentanyl
Polo - Mixture of heroin and motion sickness drug
Polvo (Spanish) - Heroin; PCP
Polvo blanco (Spanish) - Cocaine
Pony - Crack Cocaine
Pop - To inhale cocaine; crack cocaine
Poppy - Heroin
Poro - Heroin plus PCP (phencyclidine)
Potato chips - Crack cut with benzocaine
Powder - Cocaine HCL; heroin; amphetamine
Powder diamonds - Cocaine
Power puller - Rubber piece attached to crack stem
Predator - Heroin
Premos - Marijuana joints laced with crack cocaine
Press - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine
Prime time - Crack Cocaine
Primo - Crack; marijuana mixed with cocaine; crack and heroin; heroin, cocaine and tobacco
Primo Square - A marijuana joint laced with crack
Primo turbo - Combination of crack cocaine and marijuana
Primos - Cigarette laced with cocaine and heroin
Product - Crack Cocaine
Pseudocaine - Crack cocaine cut with phenylpropanolamine
Puffer - Crack smoker
Pulborn - Heroin
Pullers - Crack users who pull at parts of their bodies excessively
Pumping - Selling crack
Pure - Heroin
Purple caps - Crack cocaine
Purple haze - LSD; crack cocaine; marijuana
Pusher – Metal hanger or umbrella rod used to scrape residue out of crack stems; one who sells drugs


Quill – Cocaine; heroin; methamphetamine



Racehorse Charlie - Cocaine; heroin
Ragweed - Inferior quality marijuana; heroin
Railers - Cocaine
Rambo - Heroin
Rane - Cocaine; heroin
Raspberry - Female who trades sex for crack or money to buy crack
Raw - Crack cocaine; high purity heroin
Raw fusion - Heroin
Raw hide - Heroin
Ready rock - Cocaine; crack cocaine; heroin
Real tops - Crack cocaine
Recompress - Change the shape of cocaine flakes to resemble "rock"
Red caps - Crack cocaine
Red chicken - Heroin
Red devil - Depressants; PCP; heroin
Red eagle - Heroin
Red rock - Heroin
Red rock opium – Heroin, barbital, strychnine, and caffeine
Red rum - Heroin, barbital, strychnine, and caffeine
Red stuff - Heroin, barbital, strychnine, and caffeine
Regular "P" - Crack Cocaine
Reindeer dust - Heroin

Res - Potent residue left as a result of smoking crack which is scraped and smoked
Rest in peace - Crack Cocaine
Rhine - Heroin
Rider - 5 kilograms of heroin sometimes provided at no cost per 100 kilograms of cocaine imported from Colombia
Ringer - Good hit of crack; hear bells
Roca (Spanish) - Crack Cocaine; methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)
Rob Flaherty - Heroin
Rock attack - Crack Cocaine
Rock house - Place where crack is sold and smoked
Rock star - Female who trades sex for crack or money to buy crack; a person who uses rock cocaine
Rock(s) - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine
Rocket caps - Dome-shaped caps on crack vials
Rockette - Female who uses crack
Rocks of hell - Crack Cocaine
Rocky III - Crack Cocaine
Rooster - Crack Cocaine
Rox - Crack Cocaine
Roxanne - Cocaine; crack
Roz - Crack Cocaine
Rush - Cocaine; isobutyl nitrite; inhalants
Rush hour - Heroin


Sack - Heroin
Salt - Heroin
Sandwich - Two layers of cocaine with a layer of heroin in the middle
Scag - Heroin
Scat - Heroin
Scate - Heroin
Schmeck - Cocaine
Schoolboy - Cocaine; codeine
Schoolcraft - Crack Cocaine
Scorpion - Cocaine
Scott - Heroin
Scottie - Cocaine
Scotty - Cocaine; crack; the high from crack
Scrabble - Crack Cocaine
Scramble - Crack cocaine; low purity, adulterated heroin plus crack cocaine
Scrape and snort - To share crack by scraping off small pieces to snort
Scruples - Crack Cocaine
Second to none - Heroin
Seconds - Second inhalation of crack from a pipe
Serial speedballing -Sequencing cocaine, cough syrup, and heroin over a 1-2 day period
Serpico 21 - Cocaine
Server - Crack dealer
Seven-Up - Crack Cocaine
Sh*t - Heroin
Shabu - Combination of powder cocaine and methamphetamine; crack cocaine; methamphetamine; methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)
Shake - Marijuana; powder cocaine
Shaker/baker/water - Materials needed to freebase cocaine: shaker bottle, baking soda, water
She – Cocaine
Shnazzle - Cocaine
Shebanging - Mixing cocaine with water and squirting it up nose
Sheet rocking - Crack and LSD
Sherman stick - Crack cocaine combined with marijuana in a blunt
Sherms - Crack Cocaine; PCP; cigars dipped in or laced with PCP
Shmeck/schmeek - Heroin
Shoot - Heroin
Shot - To inject a drug; an amount of cocaine; 10 shot or 20 shot
Shot to the curb - A person who has lost it all to crack
Showbiz Sherbert - Cocaine
Shrile - Powder cocaine
Sight ball - Crack Cocaine
Silk - Heroin
Sixty-two -2 1/2 ounces of poor quality crack
Ska - Heroin
Skag - Heroin
Skeegers/skeezers - Crack-smoking prostitute
Skeeter - Cocaine
Skid - Heroin
Skunk - Marijuana; heroin
Slab - A large piece of crack cocaine the size of a stick of chewing gum
Sleeper - Heroin; depressants
Sleeper and red devil - Heroin plus a depressant
Sleet - Crack Cocaine
Sleigh ride - Cocaine
Slime - Heroin
Smack – Heroin, from the action of smacking the arm to produce a prominent vein in which to inject the drug
Smoke - Marijuana; Crack Cocaine; heroin and crack
Smoke houses - Crack houses
Smoking gun - Heroin and cocaine
Sniff - To inhale cocaine; methcathinone; inhalants

Sniffer bag - $5 bag of heroin intended for inhalation
- To inhale cocaine; powder cocaine; use inhalant
Snotty - Heroin
Snow - Cocaine; heroin; amphetamine
Snow Angels - Cocaine
Snow bird - Cocaine user; cocaine
Snow coke - Crack Cocaine
Snow seals - Cocaine and amphetamine
Snow White - Cocaine
Snowball - Heroin and cocaine
Snow cones - Cocaine
Soap - Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB); crack cocaine; methamphetamine
Society high - Cocaine
Soda - Injectable cocaine
Soft - Powder cocaine
Soup - Crack cocaine
Space - Crack cocaine
Space base - Crack dipped in PCP; hollowed out cigar refilled with PCP and crack
Space cadet - Crack dipped in PCP
Space dust - Crack dipped in PCP
Space ship - Glass pipe used to smoke crack
Space ball - PCP used with crack or powder cocaine
Speed - Crack Cocaine; amphetamine; methamphetamine
Speedball - Cocaine mixed with heroin; crack and heroin smoked together; methylphenidate (Ritalin) mixed with heroin; amphetamine
Speedballing - To shoot up or smoke a mixture of cocaine and heroin; ecstasy mixed with ketamine; the simultaneous use of a stimulant with a depressant
Speedballs-nose-style - The practice of snorting cocaine
Speedboat - Marijuana, PCP, and crack combined and smoked
Spider - Heroin
Spider blue - Heroin
Spike - Heroin cut with scopolamine or strychnine; to inject a drug; needle; hypodermic needle
Splitting - Rolling marijuana and cocaine into a single joint
Spoon - 1/16 ounce of heroin; paraphernalia used to prepare heroin for injection
Sporting - To inhale cocaine
Square time Bob - Crack cocaine
Squirrel - Combination of PCP and marijuana, sprinkled with cocaine and smoked; marijuana, PCP, and crack combined and smoked; LSD
Stacks - Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) adulterated with heroin or crack
Star - Cocaine; amphetamine; methcathinone
Star Dust - Cocaine; PCP
Star-spangled powder - Cocaine
Steerer - Person who directs customers to spots for buying crack; worker who directs buyers to where drugs are sold
Stem - Cylinder used to smoke crack
Stones - Crack cocaine
Strawberry - LSD; female who trades sex for crack or money to buy crack
Studio fuel - Cocaine
Stuff - Heroin
Sugar - Cocaine; Crack cocaine; heroin; LSD
Sugar block - Crack Cocaine
Sugar boogers - Powder cocaine
Sweet dreams - Heroin
Sweet Jesus - Heroin
Sweet stuff - Cocaine; heroin
Swell up – Crack Cocaine


T - Cocaine; Marijuana
T.N.T. - Heroin; fentanyl
Talco (Spanish) - Cocaine
Tar - Crack and heroin smoked together; heroin; opium
Tar dust - Cocaine
Taste - Heroin; small sample of drugs
Taxing - Price paid to enter a crack house; charging more per vial depending on race of customer or if not a regular customer
Teardrops - Dosage units of crack packaged in the cut-off corners of plastic bags
Tecata (Spanish) - Heroin
Tecatos - Hispanic heroin addict
Teenager - Cocaine
Teeth - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine
Tension - Crack Cocaine
Thanie - Heroin
The beast - Heroin
The bomb - Heroin; fentanyl
The devil - Crack Cocaine
The five way - Heroin plus cocaine plus methamphetamine plus Rohypnol (flunitrazepam) plus alcohol
The Witch – Heroin
The White Lion - Cocaine
Thing - Cocaine; Crack Cocaine; heroin; main drug interest at the moment
Thirst monster - Crack smoker
Thirst monsters - Heavy crack smokers
Thirty-eight - Crack sprinkled on marijuana
Thunder - Heroin
Tigre (Spanish) - Heroin
Tigre Blanco (Spanish) - Heroin
Tigre Del Norte (Spanish) - Heroin
Tio - Cocaine-laced marijuana cigarette
Tissue - Crack Cocaine
Tits - Black tar heroin
TNT - Heroin plus fentanyl
Toke - To inhale cocaine; to smoke marijuana; marijuana
Tongs – Heroin
Tony’s - Cocaine, after Tony Montana from Scarface

Toot - Cocaine; to inhale cocaine
Tooter – Small, hollow tube (straw-like) to sniff cocaine
Tootsie roll - Heroin
Top drool - Heroin
Top gun - Crack Cocaine
Topo (Spanish) - Crack Cocaine
Torch cooking - Smoking cocaine base by using a propane or butane torch as a source of flame
Tornado - Crack Cocaine
Torpedo - Marijuana and crack
Toss up - Crack Cocaine; female who trades sex for crack or money to buy crack
Toss-ups - Crack Cocaine
Toucher - User of crack who wants affection before, during, or after smoking crack
Tragic magic - Crack dipped in PCP
Trails - Cocaine; LSD induced perception that moving objects leave multiple images or trails behind them
Train - Heroin
Trey - Small rock of crack cocaine
Troop - Crack Cocaine
Turbo - Marijuana and crack
Turkey - Cocaine; amphetamine
Tutti-frutti (Portuguese) - Flavored cocaine
Tweak mission - A person on a mission to find crack
Tweaker - Crack user looking for drugs on the floor after a police raid
Tweaking - Drug-induced paranoia; peaking on speed; desperately searching for crack
Tweaks - Crack Cocaine
Twenties - $20 vials or bags of crack
Twenty - $20 rock of crack
Twenty rock - Crack Cocaine
Twin towers - Heroin (after September 11)
Twinkie - Crack Cocaine
Twisters - Crack and methamphetamine
Twists - Small plastic bags of heroin secured with a twist tie
Two for Nine – Two $5 vials or bags of crack for $9


Ultimate - Crack Cocaine
Uptown - Powder cocaine

Uzi - Crack; crack pipe


Vidrio (Spanish) - Heroin



Wave - Crack Cocaine
Weightless - High on crack
Whack - Crack Cocaine; heroin and PCP; Crack/PCP mixture or marijuana laced with insecticides
White – Cocaine; Heroin; amphetamine
White ball - Crack Cocaine
White boy - Heroin; powder cocaine
White cloud - Smoke that collects in bottom of crack pipe; crack smoke
White dragon - Heroin; powder cocaine]
White dust - Cocaine
White ghost - Crack Cocaine
White girl - Cocaine; heroin
White horse - Cocaine; heroin
White junk - Heroin
White Lady - Cocaine; heroin
White mosquito - Cocaine
White nurse - Heroin
White powder - Cocaine; PCP
White stuff - Heroin
White sugar - Crack Cocaine
White tornado - Crack Cocaine
Whiz bang - Cocaine; Heroin and cocaine
Wicked - A potent brand of heroin
Wicky - Combination of powder cocaine, PCP and marijuana
Wicky stick - PCP, marijuana, and crack
Wild cat - Methcathinone mixed with cocaine
Window pane - LSD; crack cocaine
Wings - Cocaine; heroin

Witch - Cocaine; heroin
Witch hazel - Heroin
Wollie - Rocks of crack rolled into a marijuana cigarette or in a cigar
Woo blunts - Marijuana; marijuana combined with cocaine
Woola blunt - Marijuana and heroin combination
Woolah - Hollowed out cigar refilled with marijuana and crack
Woolas - Cigarettes laced with cocaine; crack sprinkled on marijuana cigarette
Woolie - Marijuana and heroin combination; marijuana and crack cocaine combination
Woolie blunt - Combination of crack cocaine and marijuana
Woolies - Marijuana and crack or PCP
Wooly blunts - Marijuana and crack or PCP
Wooties - Crack smoked in marijuana joints
Working - Selling crack
Working bags - Bags containing several small rocks of crack cocaine
Working fifty - Crack rock weighing 1/2 gram or more
Working half - Crack rock weighing 1/2 gram or more
Wrecking crew - Crack Cocaine
WTC – Heroin (after September 11)


Yahoo/yeaho - Crack Cocaine
Yak - Cocaine Southwestern colloquial
Yale - Crack Cocaine
Yam - Crack Cocaine
Yao - Powder cocaine, pronounced "yay-O"
Yay - Rock of crack cocaine

Yayoo - Crack Cocaine
Yeah-O - Crack Cocaine
Yeo - Crack Cocaine
Yeola - Marijuana and crack
Yeyo (Spanish) - Cocaine
Yimyom – Crack Cocaine


Z - 1 ounce of heroin
Zip - Cocaine
Zoomer - Individual who sells fake crack and

Zoquete (Spanish) - Heroin
Zulu - Bogus crack


151 – Crack Cocaine
24-7 – Crack Cocaine
2-for-1 sale – A marketing scheme designed to promote and increase crack sales
256 - Cocaine, "BLO" on the telephone keypad

3750 – Marijuana and crack rolled in a joint
51 - Combination of crack cocaine with marijuana or tobacco
57 Chevy – Heroin, from the Eric Clapton song "Rock 'N' Roll Heart"