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1.
a crucial component to teenage story telling, to describe the storytellers view on said story.
white girl: "Nikki was like with him the whole night...i was like what a slut."

black dude: "this bitch wouldn't leave me the fuck alone! i was like damn bitch, you aint even that pretty, plus you aint got no ass."
by diddy kong September 17, 2009
 
2.
I said. Used when recounting something said, to idicate that the dialogue to follow may be a paraphrase.
Yesterday, Jesse pulled my hair again, and I was like "You are annoying"!
by Nicole Mitchell December 14, 2007
 
3.
1. a replacement for the words "i said", used most commonly by teenagers telling a story

2. a filler to add a dramatic edge to a story
so i was like, okay you need to leave and he was like, well i'm taking my cat with me

i was like, sooo drunk and i made out with a lamp
by itsyagirlmeg July 09, 2011
 
4.
The saying used by the Lincoln University baseball team in trying to explain how people react during certain activities.
I was like yo, and he said yo, and then he be like this. And thas wus up.
by Coach Pla February 23, 2009