What Does Glizzy Mean in a Text?

Glizzy means "Hot Dog" and "Pistol." Here is more information about each of these definitions with examples.

Hot Dog

Glizzy is a slang term that is widely used to refer to a hot dog or sausage. In this context, glizzy originated in the Washington, D.C. area, but it gained wider attention in 2020, when it became a popular meme on social media platforms, often used in humorous contexts.

TikToker kervo.dolo had a viral hit with his take on asking a New Yorker for a glizzy.
@kervo.dolo I just wanted a glizzy bro 😂😂😂 @zeddywill ♬ original sound - Kervo.dolo


Prior to being used to refer to a hot dog, glizzy was used to refer to a pistol, especially a Glock.

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meaning of Glizzy

Glizzy was used as slang for a pistol before being used to refer to a hot dog.

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition

"Hot Dog" is the most common definition for Glizzy on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Hot Dog
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Pistol" is another common definition for Glizzy.
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Examples of Glizzy in Sentences

Here is an example of Glizzy being used in conversation:
  • DC-er: You want a glizzy?
  • Ny-er: A glizzy? What do you wanna say? You gonna give me a Glock or something?
  • Dc-er: No man! I'm talking a glizzy with mustard and ketchup.

An Academic Look at Glizzy

Glizzy is a slang term. Slang is informal language that consists of words, phrases, and uses of language that are often restricted to a specific context or a particular group of users. Slang is not typically used in formal or professional settings.

Example of Glizzy Used in a Text

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