Urban Dictionary

crowdsourced online dictionary of slang terms

Urban Dictionary is a website which is a dictionary of slang words. The website was created in 1999 by California Polytechnic State University freshman, Aaron Peckham. The website was listed as #29 in Time's list of 50 best websites of 2008.[1] The website has been featured on Tosh.0's "words of the week". As of January 2011, Urban Dictionary has a alexa rating of 688.[2]

Urban Dictionary
Available inEnglish
OwnerAaron Peckham
Created byAaron Peckham
CommercialOwned Company
Launched1999; 25 years ago (1999)
Current statusActive


  1. "50 Best Websites 2008 - TIME". 17 June 2008 – via content.time.com.
  2. "Urbandictionary.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Archived from the original on 2020-08-10. Retrieved 2019-02-14.

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