What Does ACID Mean in a Text?


Terms Used by Drug Dealers and Users

We have over 200 terms in our glossary of drug-related terms. Some of these terms are meant to be amusing, some are meant to be descriptive, and some are meant to be "cool." They all have one thing in common though: they all mask the true nature of the texts they feature in. Here is the one you care about:

ACID means "LSD".

More Observations...

The term ACID is another name for the psychedelic drug LSD. The name of the extremely powerful hallucinogen comes from the expansion of the abbreviation LSD (Lysergic ACID Diethylamide). Synthesised in 1938 by Swiss scientist Albert Hoffman, ACID is normally measured in micrograms. The substance is often ingested on sugar cubes or tiny pieces of paper. The experience of taking ACID is known as a "trip".

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When I write ACID, I mean this:

meaning of ACID

ACID, is a psychedelic drug known for its psychological effects.

Summary of Key Points

"LSD (often pronounced Aseeeeed!)" is, by far, the most common meaning for ACID when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:LSD (often pronounced Aseeeeed!)
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user


Examples of ACID in Sentences

Here are examples of ACID in conversations:
  • Tony: I had so much ACID last night I can barely remember anything.
  • Jordan: I told you not to take another hit.
  • Tony: My head is spinning! How much did I drink last night?
  • Jordan:You didn't really drink anything. It must have been the ACID .

An Academic Look at ACID

ACID is typically used as a noun (i.e., a naming word). For example:
  • I've taken a lot of ACID.
  • (Here, ACID is being used as a noun.)

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

The term ACID existed as slang for the psychedlic drug, LSD, before the digital era.

Example of ACID Used in a Text

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