Quebec Slang Words

Quebec Lifestyle - Quebec Slang Words


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Here are some slang words that are used often in Quebec.

Tuque

Pronounced "tuke", like the name Luke. A tuque is a tight-fitting hat you wear in winter– although it’s quite fashionable for young people to wear it all year round.

Hoodie

A hooded sweatshirt with or without a zipper.

Eh, huh or hey

Please repeat or say again.

KD

Macaroni and cheese Kraft dinner. It comes in a box and can be prepared on the stove or microwave.

KFC

Kentucky Fried Chicken which is a fast food restaurant specializing in fried chicken and French fries.

BMW

It is an expensive car, however, when your classmates refer to traveling by BMW, they mean bus, metro, walk. It means they are using public transport.

N.D.G

Notre-Dame-de-Grace, a district of Montreal in the west end of the city.

Habs

Nick name of the Montreal Canadians hockey team.

Depanneur

Pronounced “day-pan-err”, is the French word for corner store also known as convenience store. It is your local store that sells basic items such as bread, juice, drinks, snacks, magazines, ice cream, etc..

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