Short for "English as Second Language", the term actually refers to *people* who use english as their second language. These people are often falsely thought of as morons, or generally a person of lower degree/intelligence. They often use their own version of English, mixing in some of their own words or their first language's grammar, especially when talking to other ESL, even more so when the other ESL's first language is the same as his own (when they are speaking English to each other for whatever weird reason, that is.)
Generally ESLs can understand English decently, especially when an ESL version is spoken by another ESL. Their first languages needn't be the same, but it would help even more.
Between the english-speaking community, however, it has a derogatory meaning.
Between 2 English-speaking persons (an arrogant one apparently) :
Damn, i got an ESL in my group. This is gonna suck...
Zip it, you'll be lucky if you contributed half as much as him, assuming he knows what's expected of him.
by OXB April 08, 2004
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The ESL is a group of hard re's (apart from Ollie and Greevzy) that play in a competitive 8 square league. The league contains 29 retards with one of them missing chromosomes so 28.5 retards that all fight for the glory of winning and taking home 7 points.
'Oi Shan death rally me today in ESL you black coon' said Peter
by Mrincredible______ March 03, 2019
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An actual angel face, perfect, would ruin ur life but in the best way possible
Damnnnnn that dudes an esle
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Thinks they are hard actually insecure as f*ckkkkk will probably be single forever and lonely with 12 cats and a mini fridge full of chocolate
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Electronic Sports League, mostly known along the European gaming community. An online league where players from all over Europe can compete in. See www.esl-europe.com
a.: Have you been playing in the ESL the past months?
b.: Nah, I quit playing online games last january.
by Igby July 21, 2005
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an acronym for "english second language", used to describe situations when the misuse of the english language can be advantageous to the person who conveniently exhibits diminished command of the english language yet remains above reproach.
"Dmitri, stir my drink with your cock!" -very esl
by chetbeeker May 04, 2008
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Everyone Surely Loses Everything. A term often used to threaten a lower-class individual, such as a man speaking to a woman. The term "everyone" is typically implied to mean everyone within the given group being spoken to.
by Urban Gnostic November 14, 2010
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