a song by the kottonmouth kings
“pass it around” at 420 everybody’s burning Ganja”
by laurwhore January 22, 2008
Yes, it's true that the "Waldos" were some of the first people to coin the phrase 420, but, before the "Waldos" there was a band called, The Grateful Dead.

Supposedly, on April 20th (some year between 65' and 75') the band was trying to buy some weed. They put together all the money they had on their persons at the time, and it amounted to $420. On April 20th, The Grateful Dead bought $420 dollars of weed, and after they realized the coincidence, they decided that in light of the "herbal" phenomenon, they would smoke before any/every show, at 4:20 PM because most Dead shows started around 5ish. During the show, the Dead would entertain their audiences with stories about what happened before the show, or just any stories that they had. They would usually include any crazy "Trips" or "Thoughts" they had while they were high. Normally, in the middle of someone's story, another band member would chime in and say "Yeah, but you weren't feeling that way until 420". Once the hippies caught on, it was just a spiral Up from there.
Hippie A: Did you go to the show last night, man?

Hippie B: Yeah man, we even smoked with Jerry at 420! It was fuckin' sweet man!
by Slater-the-fukn-hippie-man September 18, 2007
when you ask a bunch of stoned youths what 420 means you may get some wild stories. from what i've heard the definition ranges from being as simple as date or time of day to having to do with spring/summer solstice and psychology. Don't tell me you haven't thought of that! trust me you did but you forgot (i love stoners like that). 420 means a time and day to get high, a code to meet friends to get high with, and a way of relating the positivity people that smoke weed possess and openly communicate. have a nice day.
my uncle says he came up with 420 when he was stoned but forgot to tell people
by raymond s April 20, 2007
Columbine Day. 4/20/1999 Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold commited the worst school massacre to date, killing 13 and injuring many more in their suicide mission at their local Highschool.
-What's with the date 420?
-Dude, it's Columbine day!
by bitchslap May 11, 2006
1) It was mistakenly reported that there were 420 atoms in one molecule of the tetrahydrocannabinol, and later found to be incorrect, but not until the drug culture had adopted the number as a code for marijuana.


source - High Times magazine
Hey it's 4:19, you got a minute?
by jrh5356 April 18, 2005
1. April 20th.

2. National pot smoking day (April 20th).

3. A 2 person racing sailboat made by Vanguard and used in the olympics.
1. It's 420

2. it's 420 do you know where your weed is?

3. "lets go 420ing" "do u have the weed?" "no, lets go sailing!"
by iz March 27, 2005
The number that follows 419.
<What number comes after 419?>
<420! You idiot!>
by BJ August 25, 2004

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