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Say What? How to Talk Like a 'Princesses' Star

Brush up on speaking like a "Lawwwng Island" girl with our handy glossary.

From the Pittsburgh "yinzer" accent to Valley Girl speak, Americans in every region of the country have a certain way of talking.

The Princesses: Long Island girls are no exception. And you can hear their unique style of Lawwwng Island speak all over this season. Feeling a bit confused by their word choices? We've compiled a handy glossary that’ll have you sounding like a Great Neck native in no time.

But before you deep-dive into the dictionary, here's a sample of some of our favorite entires.

"Schvitzing"
Sweating profusely in an undesirable manner.

How To Use It In a sentence: “Erica said she was schvitzing up a storm while flirting with guys at Body English.”

"Bridge and Tunnel"
When folks from outside New York City travel into the city, particularly to party on the weekends.

How To Use It In a Sentence “The Bridge and Tunnel crowd is totally clogging up the Long Island Expressway. All I see is Ed Hardy tees and Aqua Net.”

PHOTOS: Go Inside the Princesses' Closets.

"Mutant"
What you call someone when he/she is acting like a misfit.

How To Use It In a Sentence: “Joey treated Ashlee like a mutant in the Hamptons when she called her parents while chatting with a cute boy.”

"Mani Pedi"
Shorthand for getting a manicure and a pedicure.

How To Use It In a Sentence: "I can't do any work today because I don't want to ruin my mani/pedi!"

Want to get the full deets on how to speak like a Long Island local? Read our Essential Princesses: Long Island Glossary.