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The glossary is a list of terms used as slang by players in Among Us gameplay. These terms should not be used in articles, as per the Manual of Style. While some entries in this list link to mainspace subjects, not all of the terms have full pages.

Contents: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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2nd/3rd/4th Impostor
A term for a Crewmate who is supporting Impostors, used in games with 1, 2 and 3 Impostors respectively.

A

Airship
Short for The Airship.
Asteroids
Short for Clear Asteroids.

B

Baby
A term used by players to refer to the Mini Crewmate pet.
Buddy system
A strategy that involves everyone being in a pair or group. The aim is so that there are always witnesses to kills, lest the dead player's buddy is likely An Impostor. Some people consider this unfair, especially early in the game.

C

Caf(e)
Short for Cafeteria.
Camping
When a player or a group of players spends most of the game in one area, usually near a monitoring ability.
Cams
Used in place of Security, and could refer to the location or the ability.
Card
Short for Swipe Card.
CD
An abbreviation for 'cooldown', especially An Impostor's kill cooldown.
Clear
Similar in meaning to 'Safe', it means they are almost certain that the player being talked about is not An Impostor.
Comms
Short for Communications, but could also be used to reference Comms Sabotaged.
Crew
A term used to refer to several Crewmates, every Crewmate in a round of Among Us, or the Crewmate species.
Crewpostor
A term for An Impostor experiencing a bug in which they have the abilities of a Crewmate.

D

Decon(tam)
Short for Decontamination.
Double/Triple kill
A term for when 2 and 3 Crewmates, respectively, are killed in the same place at the same time by a group of Impostors.

E

Elec(tric)
Short for Electrical, and often used in place of Office.

F

G

H

I

Imp(o)
Short for Impostor.

J

K

Keys
Short for Insert Keys.

L

Lab
Short for Laboratory.
Lights
Short for Fix Lights. Sometimes used in place of Electrical or Office.
Lockers
Short for Locker Room.

M

Med
Short for MedBay or Medical.
Meet
Short for emergency meeting.
MIRA
Short for MIRA HQ when used in the terms of a map.

N

Nav(i)
Short for Navigation.

O

Out (a location)
Short for 'outside (a location)', usually in a doorway, or a hallway leading to the location mentioned.

P

Panel
An interactive element that appears over the main game.
Purp
Short for Purple.

Q

R

Reac
Short for Reactor. Occasionally means 'Reactor Meltdown'.
Rep
Short for the Report ability.
RHM skin
Short for the Right Hand Man skin.
Round
Refers to a space of time between emergency meetings in which main gameplay occurs.

S

Sab(o)
Short for the Sabotage ability.
Safe
Often used to say another player is not An Impostor. If followed by something like 'for this kill', the player referred to did not kill the reported dead body but is not neccessarily a Crewmate.
Scan
Short for Submit Scan.
Sec
Short for Security, and could refer to the location or the ability.
Self (-report)
A term used to describe an incident where An Impostor reports the body of a Crewmate they just killed.
Shields
Not only refers to Shields, but sometimes also Prime Shields.
Simon Says
Used by players as another name for Start Reactor.
Skeld
Short for The Skeld.
Spawn kill
A form of kill which involves An Impostor spawning on The Airship as soon as possible and then killing a Crewmate right after they spawn.
Specimen
Short for Specimen Room.
Stack kill
A form of kill where The Impostor has killed in a large group of players so it is difficult to tell who did it.
Start
A term used by players to ask the game host to start the game.
Sus
A slang term which, as an adjective, is short for for "suspicious". Can also be used as a verb or noun, and typically refers to the verb and noun form of 'suspect' respectively.

T

Teaming
When a Crewmate is aware of An Impostor's status as one and keeps it a secret or defends them. This is generally frowned upon by the other players.
Being in a group of players for a long time, especially when players do not appreciate this behaviour.
Trash
Often used in place of Empty Garbage.

U

V

Vent
Used as a verb for when Impostors use a vent.
Visual(s)
Short for visual tasks.
Vote out
A term used in place of 'eject'.

W

Weapons
Not only refers to Weapons, but sometimes also Clear Asteroids if discussing tasks.
Where
A short and quick to type term used to ask for the location of the dead body when a dead body is reported.
Wires
An abbreviation for the Fix Wiring task.

X

Y

Y-hall
A term for the hallway on MIRA HQ containing Doorlog sensors.

Z

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