Slang

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Colonial Marines has a variety of slang and acronyms used. This is an uncompleted compilation of slang that can be found used on the server.

All Marine Slang & acronyms

  • AWOL = Away Without Official Leave = Desertion
  • Boot = Rookie
  • BO = Bridge officer
  • CE = Chief Engineer
  • Civie = Civilian
  • Cheyenne = Dropship
  • Chrome-Dome = Bald marine
  • Cue Ball = Bald marine
  • CL = Corporate Liaison
  • CMO = Chief Medical Officer
  • CO = Commander
  • CT = Cargo Technician
  • Doc = Doctor
  • Engie= Engineer
  • FF = Friendly Fire
  • FUBAR = Fucked Up Beyond All Repair/Recovery/Recognition
  • FOB = Field Operating Base
  • Frag = (Fragmentation) Grenade
  • Flamer = Flamethrower
  • Grunt = Basic Soldier / Marine
  • Gyro = Gyroscopic Stabilizer
  • HQ = Headquarters
  • IB = Iron Bears
  • KIA = Killed In Action = Confirmed Death
  • KOS = Kill On Sight
  • LOS = Line of Sight / Lane of Sight
  • LZ = Landing Zone
  • Mag = Magazine
  • Mag harness = Magnetic Harness
  • Medevac/Medivac = Medical Evac (via dropship or drop pod)
  • MIA = Missing In Action = Contact lost with the marine
  • MP = Military Police
  • MT= Maintenance Technician
  • 'Nade = Grenade
  • OB = Orbital Beacon / Bombardment
  • Pajamarine = Any marine who forgets to put on his or her uniform
  • PMC = Private Military Contractors
  • PO = Pilot Officer.
  • Rasputin = The Sulaco's Dropship
  • Re = Researcher
  • RDS = Red Dot sight
  • RO = Requisitions officer/ Requestions office
  • Sentry = UA 571-C Automated Sentry Gun
  • Shrap Head = Colonial Marine
  • SL = Squad Leader
  • SM = Super Matter
  • Spec = Specialist
  • SSD = Space Sleep Disorder, an Ingame term to say that the player is away from the keyboard or closed his client and left the game.
  • Vindicator = Drop pod
  • Wey-Yu = Weyland-Yutani
  • WIA = Wounded-in-Action
  • XO = Executive Officer

Alien Slang & acronyms

  • Hosts = Infectable entities
  • Furry Hosts = Monkeys/Farwas/Stoks/Neaeras
  • Tall Hosts = Humans
  • Headhunters = Predators
  • Metal Bird = Dropship
  • Metal Box/Egg = Drop pod
  • Metal/Auto Spitter = Sentry Gun
  • Boom Rock = Claymores
  • Boom Tube/Stick = SADAR