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StarCraft 2 Slang

Blizzard's StarCraft was one of the most popular real-time strategy (RTS) games of all time. StarCraft II (SC2) has created a resurgence in the StarCraft community and has also provided a new collection of slang terms. Whether you're just starting out in Bronze league or you've laddered up to Master, it's important to be familiar with StarCraft slang. Below are some of the chat slang terms every StarCraft II player should know.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
KitingMoving while avoiding attack
BarcraftBar gathering for StarCraft
BioballBiological unit group
blingBaneling
DTDark templar
NaturalNatural expansion
chargelotCharge Zealot
CCCommand Center
PFPlanetary Fortress
tossProtoss
TPvPZTerran Protoss versus Protoss Zerg
FFEForge fast expand
sc2niteStarCraft 2 tonight?
gglordsBroodlords
ovieOverlord
LOTVLegacy of the Void
SkytossProtoss air units
WWWell won
GFGGood friggin' game
PPPause please
HOTSHeart of the Swarm
BGBad game
pwnageOwnage
RagequitAngrily exiting
raxBarracks
TvPTerran versus Protoss
TvZTerran versus Zerg
TvTTerran versus Terran
PvPProtoss versus Protoss
PvTProtoss versus Terran
PvZProtoss versus Zerg
ZvTZerg versus Terran
ZvPZerg versus Protoss
ZvZZerg versus Zerg
BioBiological units
MetagameOutside game preparation and strategies
lingZergling
CheeseCheap strategy
reReplay
epmEffective actions per minute
SpeedlingZergling with Metabolic Boost
FFFocus fire
BOBuild order
MMMMarine, Marauder, Medivac
mechMechanical units
mutaMutalisks
roboRobotics Facility
ggsGood games
BO3Best of three
SmurfHidden alternate character
WOLWings of Liberty
GSTLGlobal StarCraft Team League
GGLGood game loser
FFAFree for all
DPSDamage per second
HPHit points
APMActions per minute
GGAGood game all
ventVentrilo
imbaImbalanced
NerfWeaken
newbNewbie
BuffStrengthen
TurtlingPlaying defensively
MicroUnit micromanagement skill
MacroEconomy management skill
KekKorean laugh
GogoGo now
blizzBlizzard
nukeNuclear missile
haxHacks
BO5Best of five
WCGWorld Cyber Games
TiltedAggravated
gmGrandmaster
GhostingObserving an enemy player
GSLGlobal StarCraft League
MLGMajor League Gaming
IGNIn-game name
RushTo quickly attack and cause damage
HFHave fun
n00bNewbie
opOverpowered
RTSReal-time strategy
sc2StarCraft 2
WPWell played
BMBad manner
GosuHighly skilled
UberThe best
KekeKorean laugh
eSportsElectronic sports
Mid gameMiddle phase of a game
Early gameBeginning phase of a game
Late gameLater stages of a game
GGGood game
GLGood luck
FTWFor the win
pwnOwn
NoobNewbie
GLHFGood luck have fun