If you grew up in the '60s, a few phrases may come to mind that you haven't heard in decades. Slang words and phrases come and go throughout the years, but we definitely miss some of these! If you're feeling nostalgic for the 1960s, try some of these slang words out for size. Start using these again and see who else remembers them. Here are some of the most popular slang terms from the '60s and what they mean: 1. "Far out" Hippies in the '60s \/ Facebook If you've ever heard someone say something or someone is "far out" or "out of sight", that means the thing or person is cool. It is a compliment. 2. "Bummer" Bummed \/ Flickr On the flipside, a bummer is something that makes you sad or upset. A "bum rap" means you're being treated unfairly, and the phrase "bummer" comes from that term. I still use this word! 3. "Foxy" The 'foxy' Dolly Parton in the '60s \/ Facebook If you find someone very sexy, you might call them "foxy." 4. "Gimme some skin!" Shaking hands \/ Flickr This just means that someone wants to shake hands and they will probably do so in an exuberant manner. 5. "What's your bag?" Annoyed \/ Flickr If someone seemed annoyed or upset for no reason, someone might ask them "what's your bag?" to try to figure out what was wrong. 6. "Bippy" Laugh-In \/ YouTube "Bippy" referred to someone's butt. This slang term came from the show Laugh-In. 7. "Can you dig it?" The Sixties \/ Facebook This phrase is asking you if you understand what the person is saying. In this sentence, dig means to understand. Read onto the NEXT page to find out what married men used to call their wives... 8. "Old lady" 1960's couple \/ Flickr Referring to someone as an "old lady" was actually a term of endearment in this decade! Many people referred to their wife as an "old lady" and they weren't offended! 9. "Freak flag" Jimi Hendrix \/ Wikimedia Commons "Waving your freak flag" meant that you were about to get weird. It came from the Jimi Hendrix song "If 6 Was 9," where he declares that he is "gonna wave my freak flag high." 10. "Hang loose" Hang loose \/ Wikimedia Commons A popular phrase among surfer types, it meant that you were going to chill and relax. 11. "The Fuzz" 1960's police officer \/ Facebook The "fuzz" referred to the police. 12. "Lay it on me" Talking \/ Pexels If someone asked you to "lay it on me," it just means they want to know what's on your mind. If you share your thoughts and opinions with someone, you're "laying it on them." Read onto the LAST page for more fun '60s slang! 13. "Bogart" Humphrey Bogart \/ Flickr The phrase "Bogart" came from actor Humphrey Bogart. He reportedly used to let a cigarette dangle in his mouth for a long time, so "Bogart" means to hog something. 14. "It's a gas" The Rolling Stones \/ Wikimedia Commons When someone says "it's a gas," it doesn't mean they have gas. It means they are having fun! The phrase originated from The Rolling Stone's song "Jumpin' Jack Flash." 15. "Heavy" The Beatles \/ Wikimedia Commons People started using the word "heavy" in the '60s to refer to something emotional. It came from The Beatles song "She's So Heavy," and has nothing to do with weight. 16. "Bread" Money \/ Pixabay In this instance, "bread" refers to money. 17. "Split" Walking \/ Max Pixel When someone said, "let's split," in the '60s, it meant they wanted to leave wherever they were immediately. What is your favorite slang term on this list? Which ones do you still use? Curious about other old slang terms? Check out this hilarious list of 1930s insults!