Another way to say "high"
Phil- Hey bill, did I tell you about the party last night?
Bill- Phil, I was AT that party last night
Phil- Well fuck... I was really fucking rad last night...
Bill- yeah.... you were Phil...
Shortend form of the word radical
, a 100% slang word from the 1980's, used mostly in the past by people from Generation-X
(people born in the late 60's early 70's) to describe something that's cool.
Apperantly lots teens today are starting to use it as well, most of 'm probably don't even know that it is a 80's slang word and if they do know, they probably are pretending that it's something of their generation.
That's a rad
bike you've got.
a flippant and off hand way to refer to something as being cool
or otherwise great
Commonly used in the 80's but is experiencing a resurgence particularly from the hipster fixed gear bike scene.
1. "Man, that Pista would look totally rad with a tri-wing aerospoke."
2. "Dude, did you see that guy getting totally rad on his fixie, that 180 bunny hop was off the hook".
it's like saying über
talk like a skater from the 80's,
Rewind and Delete (Pronounced rad.) Used when something embarrassing, inaccurate, or unintentional is said or done. Enables speaker to dig him/herself out of a hole: "Just R.A.D that and let me start over."
Can also be used in the event of tripping, spilling, fumbling, etc.
Me: "The party is on Friday."
You: "On Friday, really?"
Me: "Oops, R.A.D. that, it's on Saturday!"
1. An over-used adjective that people often use when they are trying to seem cool.
2. The cute term for a radish.
1. Dana: Sharon, your shoes are so cute!
Sharon: Yeah, they're pretty rad if I do say so myself.
2. Those rads taste so bitter.
A totally rad 80's movie about BMX racing featuring that hot chick from Full House
-Have you seen that rad movie Rad?
-It's totally rad.
Random Acts of Dyslexia
when you randomly mix-up numbers and spelling
I was texting her last night and asked her who she was doing instead of how she was doing... damn RAD!