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O.G. (plural O.G.s)
- (music, US, slang) Initialism of ; a person associated with the earliest era of gangsta rap.
- (by extension, US, slang) Anything associated with an earlier, more traditional, and perceivedly more authentic era.
- 2021 March 8, Pete Wells, “Building Pizzas That Can Survive the Box”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331:
- Besides the standard tomatoes-over-cheese version, called the O.G., and an even more streamlined cheeseless tomato pie called the Plain Jane, Washington Squares exploits the structural stability of the crust with more elaborate arrays.
- (soccer) Initialism of .
- (US, slang) in the manner of an O.G. (sense 1 or sense 2); traditional, authentic, old-fashioned, or old school
- 2018, Andrew Rea, “Tamales from Coco”, in Binging with Babish, season 1, episode 70, New York: YouTube, 2:17 from the start:
- A lot of people freak out at the idea of lard, but it's actually not that bad for you, and it's what they use in O.G., legit-sh*t tamales—and I'd imagine that's what the abuela in Coco is making
- 2021 February 27, Jonathan Abrams, quoting Jewell Loyd, “Jewell Loyd Is in the Gym, Building Her Game and a Community”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331:
- The Warehouse gym is a little off the beaten track, plopped south of an interstate highway, behind a hidden road. “You have to be kind of a real O.G. baller to know where it is,” Jewell Loyd said.