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 experiementing 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.


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44 Responses to “Nicknames, Street Names and Slang for MDMA/Ecstasy”

  1. corporate gifts

    Helpful information. Fortunate me I discovered your site unintentionally, and I’m shocked why this accident didn’t happened earlier! I bookmarked it.

  2. anonymous

    I’m doing a project on ecstasy for my health class and found the wide variety of nicknames and slang terms very useful for my 9th grade project, thank you very much. I am now much more aware of the drug community and how to avoid censor myself (and friends) to this dangerous drug.

  3. anonymous2

    Same here, I ended up using all of the slang terms in my project. I knew couple people using these in my classes and now understand what they were actually talking about. Very useful.

  4. Gina

    You left off “Molly.” That’s what most of the kids are calling it now.

  5. coldiee

    thank you helped me with my project and you forgot molly

  6. Rachel I

    People who have drugs are complete idiots. There is no excuse for doing drugs, seriously stop you can kill yourself you know…

  7. Taylor

    Ok the ppl saying that ppl who drugs are stupid dnt know what they’re tlking bout I myself am a RECOVERING drug addict as well as studying to be a drug and alcohol counselor addiction can grab hold of ANYONE n drug addicts (statistly) are sone of the most intelligent ppl in the world why don’t you take some time to learn about addiction its a DISEASE the first one is a choice after that there is no choice you’re under the control of the disease take some time to learn about it before you go judging and btw Alcohol is also a DRUG

  8. Di

    This is a good site for info! I have found out a lot of things have moved on from how it was back in the day when I was at school in the 1980/1990s. But I have spotted that one of the names missing is ‘Mandy’ which is a common term in the UK.

  9. addvm

    Thanks I’m using this for my end of the semester drug project.

  10. Byrd

    Thank you so much for the other nicknames. This really helped me on my project!!

  11. Cooke

    Molly is in the first sentence abouts so they did not add it to the list..

  12. Taylor

    They didn’t leave out Molly…it’s on there…wow some people..but thanks for the help

  13. Okuhle

    Drugs have a dangerous result which can damage your intelligence and most importantly your memory function it is advisoble to teens to avoid them in the best way possible.

  14. anynomous

    If you know what is good for you, you would never go anywhere near drugs because they are not only bad for your health but as well as you corresponding image. STOP, AWAY WITH DRUGS AWAY

  15. shersher

    U left off…. chanels, Twitters, lollies, tweets, Calvin Klein’s, Rolex etc

  16. Dom

    I am also using these names for a drug project. This site is also useful. Thank you.

  17. unknown

    Ecstasy is commonly called MDMA, its original given name, on the streets now especially when its in powdered form. I rarely ever here it called “E” or ecstasy any more.

  18. noname

    theres another one called “Grandpa’s Powder”

  19. Maddie

    i was dyeing laughing when shaniqua said dont drop that thu thu thun and now that song is stuck in my head. But other than that this website was really helpful so thank you i have been looking for this kind of list for hours for a school project so thank you so much. šŸ™‚ you guys are like the only useful drug website on the internet you have helped me to get an A on my project you are amazeballstastic!!!!!

  20. Faith

    so many peopple working on a project about eecstasy did you also know that ecstasy is called turtles that kid that said i like turtles was he talking abou ecstasy or real turtles

  21. someone

    Great for my health project!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. Not You

    Even though i’m not working on this specific drug, it’s still kind of cool to look at the slang names and laugh at how stupid they are! I’m researching Meth for my health project, and some of the slang names are hilarious!!! For example: Tina, poor man’s cocaine, yaba, and shabu! Oml they’re crazy funny, whoever came up with these slang names for certain drugs are something else.

  23. Sam

    Please don’t do drugs,It affects ur health in a unhealthy manner

  24. nope

    In the second sentence they meant to say MDMA not MSMA right?