Beach volleyball players and fans, as well as beach-goers in general, have developed their own language. Here is a glossary of volleyball slang as heard on the sand. Bambi: A player who tenses up and does not play aggressively.
Beddie: A bikini-clad beach girl.
Boom: A ball spiked straight down into the sand.
Chuck: A ball that is pushed or thrown, rather than hit.
Facial: A spike to the face. Also known as a six-pack because volleyball etiquette holds that if you give another player a facial, you buy him or her a six-pack to help ease the pain.
Flosser: A woman wearing a thong or G-string bikini.
Heater: A hard-driven or spiked ball.
Jed: A block.
Juice head: A body builder at the beach.
Kong: A one-handed block similar to the move King Kong performed on the biplanes in the original movie.
Lip: A good dig. Gets its name from the lip-like appearance the arms create when they are placed together for a dig.
Missile: A spike or serve that rockets out of bounds.
Rock: A guy without the body for the beach.
Roof: An excellent block that ignites barking from the crowd, as in "Roof! Roof! Roof!"
Spade: An ace serve.
Stone: A woman without the body for the beach.
Surf hamburger: A swimmer who gets banged up in the undertow.
Team Advil: When two teammates are fighting and edgy with each other.
UC State: An unconscious state where a player or team can do no wrong.
Volley Dolly: A female groupie.