Nicknames, Street Names and Slang for MDMA/Ecstasy



MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy or molly, is a powerful psychoactive drug that produces feelings of heightened energy euphoria, and sensitivity to touch. This makes MSMA very popular among teens and young adults especially at nightclubs and “raves”. Studies have shown that half of teens have tried some sort of illicit drug by the time they finish high school and over six percent have tried Ecstasy.

The more you know about what your child/ren is and does, as well as who they hang out with, the more likely you’ll be able to see the signs when they’re suffering from a drug addiction, or experimenting with types of club drugs. There are many nicknames and slang terms for Ecstasy. This allows users to speak about their drug usage in open conversations without drawing attention to themselves when using the wrong stuff. To help you gain insight into your kid’s potential relationship with Ecstasy, we’ve put together a list of common street names and nicknames for ecstasy, molly, and partying.

Nicknames and Street Names for Ecstasy

Ecstasy usually appears as a small pill or tablet in various colors, sometimes with a logo stamped on it. Another variety of ecstasy comes in powder or crystallized form in the name of molly. Here are the common nicknames and street names for Ecstasy:

* X, E, or XTC
* Adam
* Beans
* Candy
* Dancing Shoes
* Disco Biscuits
* Doves
* E-bomb
* Egg Rolls
* Happy Pill
* Hug Drug
* Love Drug
* Malcolm (or Malcolm X)
* Molly
* Scooby Snacks
* Smartees
* Sweets
* Skittles
* Thizz
* Vitamin E or Vitamin X
* Vowels

Slang Terms for Ecstasy Use and Abuse

Is your child talking about using Ecstasy right in front of you? Here are some common slang terms for using Ecstasy or to describe someone who uses Ecstasy:

* Drop, Double Drop
* Thizzing
* Flip or Flipping
* Roll, Rolling
* Cuddle Puddle, E-Puddle
* E-tard
* Raver, Raving

How to Talk to Your Teen about Drugs and Partying

According to, only 10 percent of the estimated 1.4 million teens with substance abuse and drug problems receive recovery treatment. Don’t let your child be another statistic. If you think your teen is using drugs or drinking, take action. The sooner you address the problem with potential substance abuse, the less likely that their experimentation will lead to abuse and addiction. Immediately begin to more closely monitor your teen’s activities and set up reasonable rules and consequences that are enforceable. The most important thing you can do as a parent is not deny that a drug or alcohol problem exists. If the problem is beyond your ability to handle, ask for help. There are many drug and alcohol treatment programs that are tailored to teens.

Teen Ecstasy Treatment at Casa Palmera

At Casa Palmera substance abuse treatment center, we understand the unique issues teens face, and we know that Ecstasy and other substance use is usually a symptom of something deeper. Our highly skilled staff is trained at uncovering the underlying issues that lead teens to use drugs or alcohol and will help them work through their problems in a more productive way.

Don’t let your child ruin his or her life with Ecstasy, alcohol or other drugs. Call Casa Palmera drug treatment center today and put your teen in the hands of trained, highly skilled professionals who will bring your child back to a healthy, happy life.


This blog is for informational purposes only and should not be a substitute for medical advice. We understand that everyone’s situation is unique, and this content is to provide an overall understanding of substance use disorders. These disorders are very complex, and this post does not take into account the unique circumstances for every individual. For specific questions about your health needs or that of a loved one, seek the help of a healthcare professional.