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Date: Jul 03 2003


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

Chillin’ consists of different things. Sometimes I like to just get in my bed, put the heat on at 90, have a nice Haagen-Daz ice cream and watch Cartoon Network. Sometimes it’s going to the beach and getting a nice bronze tan lying in the sun. It varies.”
- Ashanti, singer, talking about what she likes to do.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

relaxing, hanging out, being calm, doing nothing, existing without worrying, spending time without doing anything specific

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Chill” is very common in natural communication and is used in many contexts. You should do your best to learn the different uses “chill” because it will make you seem more like a native English speaker.
The most common uses of “chill” include:
Chill out.” (A command)
- Calm down. Relax.
“Take a chill pill.” (A command)
- Relax. Stop acting crazy. Calm down.
“I’m just chillin’.”
- I’m relaxing. I’m not doing anything specific.
chillin’ with my friends”
- hanging out with friends
chillin’ at the crib”
- hanging out at home


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

””Me and Sarah are chillin’ at home tonight and watching a movie. What are you going to do?”“

””I was chillin’ with Dexter yesterday. He’s a fun guy to hang out with.”“

””I’m tired of chillin’ at the beach. I want to go somewhere else. Lets go to the mall or something.”“

””Where are you chillin’ tonight? Are you going to a club or a party or what?”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

“Chillin” means relaxing. When you are not worried about anything!
by Andrea (Beverly Hills, USA)
I think “Chillin” means relaxing, taking things easy, resting. Ex: you are on vacations and really want to rest so you are chilling
by Hesly (Bogota, Colombia)
Having a nice time in life or having a luxurious living.
by Emmanuel (Accra, Ghana)
It means the things from which you can get refreshed, relaxed.
by Joyce (JH, China)
Chilling = relaxing, without doing anything, just resting or whatever.
by edmundo (Nuevo Leon, Mexico)
I guess “chillin” here means cool things, the things that she likes to do to relax herself and thinks it is terrific and excellent.
by Sherry (ShenZhen, China)
I think ‘chillin’ means to relax, to have some time to yourself
by Caroline (Guarapuava, Brazil)
“Chilling” is a more common word for “relaxing”.
by Liz (Calw, Germany)
It might mean unplugh your brain from the outside, create a good enviroment, just relax and pump yourself.
by Maria Elena (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
if u need a break, just sit down or lay down, hear some silent cool music, turn off the lights and close ya eyes and ya just chillin out.
by Roman (Dijon, France)
“Chilin” means entertainment, relaxation, or leisure.
by Hong (HongKong, )
Means of relaxation of one’s body and mind.
by Lulex (Beijing, China)
Think it means “relaxing”
by Jodie (Taipei City, Taiwan)
i think it is relaxing or taking a nap; to calm down or to pass time idly; to be in company with others.
by diona (Dumaguete, Philippines)
“Chillin” here means to have fun, to take out for oneself and do as one likes to the maximum at ease and with full pleasure.
by Anjali (Doha, Qatar)
Just relaxing or taking it easy.
by Surya (Hillsboro, USA)
Chillin means relaxing, self pampering.
by Tina (Jakarta, Indonesia)
Chillin’ means taking it easy, relaxing.
by Monique (Liege, Belgium)
Chillin’ : Relax, rest.
by Erica (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)
“Chillin” could be anything makes you feel comfortably cool, for both body and mind.
by Jenny (Nanjing, China)
It may mean things she like to do
by wheatfield (Wenzhou, China)
I guess it means a lot of different things you will do or that something include.
by hua (Peking, China)
it means “other kinds of entertainment”, i guess
by Jennifer (Guilin, China)
Maybe she means that is some “strange” hobbies she has.
by Antonio (Tianguá, Brazil)

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