15+ Slang Words For Men (And How To Use Them)

We know them as our father, husband, boyfriend, brother, or simply, a good male friend. Did you know there were plenty of slang words to refer to men? 

Buckle up and read to find out what they are. Here you go:

Slang Words for Men (in Alphabetical Order)

B

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Short for “boy.” It is a term of endearment amongst male friends. 
  • Example: Hey, B! You up for some beer next Tuesday?

Babe Magnet

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Men who have strong charisma and attractive physical features that make them attractive to ladies.
  • Example: Tony is a certified babe magnet. He has this certain sophistication that many women find irresistible. 

Baldwin

Meaning:

  • (Noun) This slang word comes from the Baldwin acting family. It is used for men who are very handsome. 
  • Example: Dom always says he is a baldwin. I guess he is somewhat delusional. 

Barney

Meaning:

  • (Noun) The opposite of a Baldwin. Barney is used for men who are not attractive and are dull. 
  • Example: It’s a surprise that Rico has a super attractive and successful girlfriend. I mean he is a barney so I just don’t get it.

Bastard

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A derogatory and offensive slang phrase for men who are despicable. The original meaning of bastard is a son who is illegitimate. 
  • Example: Zuko was a huge bastard for betraying his uncle who raised him.

Bloke

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A British slang for any common man. However, in the other parts of the world, a bloke is a fool. 
  • Example: Jake is just like any other bloke. He likes sports and video games. 

Bro

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A friendly slang for men who are friends or buddies. 
  • Example: Yow, Bro! You should’ve seen the game last night. Dave scored a buzzer-beater.

Casanova

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A handsome man who is a womanizer and has many affairs. 
  • Example: James Bond might be considered a casanova because of his dashing looks and passion for women. 

Chap

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A general slang for men, acquaintances or strangers. It is very much used in the UK. 
  • Example: Hey, chap. Could you lend me your seat? My legs are killing me. 

Dreamboat

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A dude who is mesmerizing and the dream man of many. 
  • Example: Grandma said Elvis was a dreamboat and she would have done anything to attend his concerts. 

Home Boy

Meaning:

  • (Noun) An urban slang for male friends, usually young or the same age as you. 
  • Example: My home boy could fix a car in no time. He just needs the tools to do it. 

Mac

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A slang term for a man whom you are not familiar with. 
  • Example: Hey, mac! You forgot your wallet at the counter.

Mate

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A very famous Australian slang that is often used as a term of endearment for your male friends. However, it can also be used for strangers whom you want to be friendly with. 
  • Example: Zack, my mate! You’ve made it to my wedding. I thought you missed the flight.

McDreamy

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Acts similarly to dreamboat. This slang term is akin to an order from McDonald’s
  • Example: Jacob from twilight is a McDreamy. I mean did you see his abs?!

Omi

Meaning:

  • (Noun) The Cockney Rhyming slang for men.
  • Example: The omi went out for hunting season to prepare for the winter.

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