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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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Jan 18 Word of the Day
1. Blue Monday is the most depressing day of the year, calculated by Dr. Cliff Arnall, a researcher at the University of Cardiff's Center for Lifelong Learning.
Factors used to calculate the date included weather conditions, debt level, time since Christmas, time since failing our New Year's resolutions, low motivation and feeling the need to take action.

In 2005 the date was calculated as January 24th, in 2006 it was January 23rd, and in 2007 it was January 22nd.

2. A song by the hard rock band Orgy from their album Candy Ass.
1. Guy: "Aw man, I feel like absolute shit today."
Friend: "Yeah, same here. I hate Blue Monday."

2. "I wish I could sing Blue Monday to my ex-girlfriend, she's such a bitch."
by L_Roku August 31, 2007
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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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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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