Yeet Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Yeet is an expression that is used when a person is excited and easily agrees to do an activity. Origin The word “yeet” was first recorded on the Urban Dictionary around 2008. But, it was only popularized in 2014 on the online platform “Vine.” Demographic (Who Uses This Word) Gen Z who are … Read more

Woke Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) Woke is an adjective that describes a person who is knowledgeable about the issues, mostly political, in his or her community and does something to address the issue and make his or her community a better place. Origin Before “woke” became Gen Z slang, it traced back to the 1930s. It is part … Read more

Wig Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) When a person says that someone, something, or an occasion is a “wig”, the person is saying that said person, thing, or event is awesome. Origin Wig is believed to be an African American Vernacular English and was mainly used as a complimentary response. Demographic (Who Uses This Word) Today, die-hard Gen Z … Read more

Whip Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The word “whip” is Gen Z slang and another name for a fancy or luxury car. Origin When automobiles were first invented, the steering wheel was called a whip. Then Mercedes Benz was introduced and the logo also resembles a steering wheel. After this, any fancy car was called a whip. Demographic (Who … Read more

TBH Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Acronym) TBH stands for “To Be Honest” and is a popular Gen Z slang used when a person wants to share his or her honest opinion about a certain individual or situation. Origin TBH first appeared around 1991 and slowly became popular over the years. When social media became popular, TBH was frequently used … Read more

TFW Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Acronym) TFW is an acronym for the phrase “That Feeling When” and is used when a person is nostalgic about a certain place or occasion and can’t explain what he or she is feeling. Origin When TFW started is still unknown but many believe that it was first used in 2010. It was only … Read more

Vibe Check Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Vibe check is an expression used mostly by Gen Z people to check if a person or a group of people have the same energy and vibe. Origin Vibe check was posted on the Urban Dictionary site last April 2011 by user rastabonez. After the expression was posted, it became a popular saying … Read more

W Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Acronym) The letter W is used as Gen Z slang for “win” or “winner.” It is mostly used when playing online games but some people use this when messaging each other. Origin W was first used in sports where the referee raises a W card to indicate a win. But, Gen Z adopted and … Read more

Snatched Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The term “snatched” is used to describe a person looks hot or sexy in a dress or an outfit he or she is wearing at the moment.  Origin Snatched is Gen Z slang that came from the black drag culture. When performers dress up and look exceptionally hot, the audience could “snatch their … Read more

Stan Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The term “stan” is a combination of the word “stalker” and “fan” and is used when a person is a huge fan of a celebrity, so he or she stalks them but not in a weird way. A person who stans may have all the merch a celebrity or artist has over the … Read more

Sus Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The word “sus” is a shortened version of “suspicious” and is Gen Z slang for a person who acts weird around somebody or moves suspiciously to hide something. Origin Tyler, The Creator was the first person to use “sus.” The word was first popularized in Los Angeles, California in 2013. Demographic (Who Uses … Read more

Steez Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) Steez is a word used to describe a person that’s always in fashion, has the trendiest clothes and accessories, and looks effortless when wearing them. Origin Before steez became Gen Z slang, it can be traced back to the 1980s. It was first a black and hip-hop slang used in songs. It is … Read more

Smol Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) Smol is derived from the word “small” and is used to describe a small and adorable person, animal, or thing. Origin Smol started as a dark joke for children on Twitter around 2008. Then in the mid-2010s, smol was added to the DoggoLinggo as a descriptor for small and adorable dogs. Demographic (Who … Read more

Snack Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The word “snack” in Gen Z slang is not the food we eat in between meals, but is a “hot” or “fit” person we see walking around. A person who is extremely attractive can also be a snack. Origin The first record of the word snack used to describe a hot person was … Read more

Simp Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The word “simp” is Gen Z slang for someone who does too much for someone they like. Their actions can go overboard and can be awkward to watch. Origin Around 1903, a simp was a shortened version of the word simpleton. But in the early 2000s, the term adopted the new meaning that … Read more

Sip Tea Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) The expression “sip tea” is used when a person only sits back and listens to gossip instead of talking about gossip. Origin Sip tea was first used in Black Drag culture, wherein tea is synonymous with one’s life or events in one’s life. Therefore, when a person sips tea, he or she is … Read more

Sis Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The word “sis” is a noun derived from the word “sister” and is Gen Z slang and a greeting for a close friend. It is often used among friends. Origin The origin of “sis” came from Black women’s slang “sistahs” and was shortened into the word we now use today. Demographic (Who Uses … Read more

Pressed Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Verb) Pressed is a Gen Z word used when a person is upset or angry with another person, an issue, or a situation. Origin The word “pressed” has been around since the early 2000s but was more used when social media took over.  Demographic (Who Uses This Word) Most teenagers and young adults on … Read more

Salty Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Verb) When a person gets jealous and shows that he or she is jealous, the Gen Z slang used for this is “salty.” This slang is also used when a person is irritated or angry. Origin Salty was first attested back in 1938. In 2007, an entry for “salty” was passed to the Urban … Read more

Sending Me Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Phrase) The phrase “sending me” is used when a person finds something hilarious, like a picture or a video on the internet. Origin The term “sending me” gained popularity in the late 2010s because of social media platform users who love sending or sharing funny content. But, the origin of the phrase is not … Read more

Sheesh Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Sheesh is an expression used when a person hypes up another person. The word “sheesh” can be used in place of “damnnn.” It can also be used to express disbelief. Origin The term “sheesh” started when Tiktok user @meetjulio made content that has this audio. Soon after the content was uploaded, the audio … Read more

Slaps Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The word “slaps” is Gen Z slang used to describe a person, thing, or situation that’s exceptional or sensational. Origin The slang “Slaps” was originally from the Bay Area and was first used when a song has extra bass, that you “slap” your hands while listening to it. Demographic (Who Uses This Word) … Read more

L Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Acronym) L is an acronym for “Loss” and is used when texting or sending a private message on social media apps. When someone sends an L, it means he or she is accepting loss or defeat. It is also used as an insult without being too obvious. Origin The Gen Z slang L was … Read more

Lewk Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The term “lewk” is a way of calling a person’s unique style. Today, people are more comfortable expressing themselves and serving “lewks” through social media platforms. Origin If you are familiar with the television series “The Rachel Zoe Project” back in 2010, the word “lewk” was first heard there. The stylist Brad Goreski … Read more

Low-key Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) The expression “low-key” is used when a person does not want to draw any attention to him or her. This person will not show any emotion or act extravagantly to avoid getting attention. Origin Low-key was first used in rap songs in the late 2000s. Then in 2015, it became a popular expression … Read more

Main Character Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The term “main character” is a person that is confident and is in control of his or her own life. People as such are noticeable because of how they carry themselves. Origin The main character is a new Gen Z slang popularized on TikTok by users @lexapro_lesbian and @ashlaward made TikTok videos about … Read more

No Cap Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Phrase) No Cap is used to emphasize that a person is telling the truth. The term no cap can be used in place of “no lie”, “for real”, or “no joke.” Origin No cap was first heard in the song “No Cap” by rappers Young Thug and Future. The song was released back in … Read more

Periodt Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Periodt is another term for “period” and strongly emphasizes the end of a conversation. This term is also used to emphasize that a plan made is the final plan. Origin The word “periodt” dates back to 2010 when Southern black gay slang became popular. Most English words back then were spelled differently to … Read more

I’m Dead Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) The expression “I’m dead” is Gen Z slang used when a person laughs too much that he or she could no longer breathe.  Origin The term “I’m dead” was first used in the early 2000s, but can be related to old sayings about how too much laughing can cause a person to die. … Read more

I’m Weak Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) The term “I’m weak” has the same meaning as “I’m dead.” It describes a person going weak from laughing too much because of something funny. Origin The origin of the term “I’m weak” is unknown, but most Gen Z have been using the term since the early 2000s and became more popular in … Read more

IYKYK Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Abbreviation) IYKYK stands for “If you know you know.” It means that two or more people understand each other without explaining themselves. Origin IYKYK was first heard in 2018 from the song “If You Know, You Know” by rapper Pusha T. Then, in 2020, it became one of the most rapidly growing TikTok and … Read more

High-key Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) The term “high-key” is an expression used when a person is emphasizing something as important. The word could also describe a loud or over-the-top person who wants attention. It’s anonymous to low-key. Origin High-key was first heard in 2013 when rapper Styles P. released a track and used high-key. Drake, another famous rapper, … Read more

Hits Different Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Hits different is a sentimental expression used by Gen Z today. It means that certain food, smell, or situation reminds a person of their childhood, so it “hits different” compared to other things, food, or situations. Origin The expression “hits different” is a term that came from the LGBTQ community. Two famous YouTubers, … Read more

Hypebeast Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The word “hypebeast” is a name for a person who will do anything to acquire the latest fashion trends. This person owns plenty of luxury goods and will always be the first to have the newly released items. The term was also used as an insult, since being a hypebeast means acquiring the … Read more

I’m Baby Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) I’m baby is an expression used when a person looks and acts innocently, just like a baby.  Origin The “I’m baby” expression became a meme in 2017. A screenshot of the messages between mother and daughter was innocently posted on the internet when netizens saw the auto-correct message of the daughter to her … Read more

GOAT Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Abbreviation) GOAT stands for “Greatest Of All Time” and refers to a person who made a huge and positive impact on many lives that people are impressed. Origin GOAT was first released in the 1990s, when the wife of the famous boxer Muhammad Ali, whose nickname is The Greatest, changed the name to GOAT … Read more

Glow Up Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) The expression “glow up” is a term used when a person that came from a horrible breakup becomes more attractive. His or her attractiveness can be physical, mental, or spiritual. Origin Glow up was first featured in a song by a famous rapper named Chief keef back in 2013. His song “Gotta Glo … Read more

Ghosting Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Verb) Ghosting is a word that describes the action of a person who disappears without a warning when in the early stages of a romantic relationship. A person ghosting another won’t reply or answer calls without giving an explanation. Origin Ghosting was first used back in the early 2000s. It became popular due to … Read more

Finna Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Finna is another Gen Z slang that is a shortened version of a phrase or expression. Finna means “I’m going to” and is used when a person tells another that he or she will do something. Origin Finna is an African American slang that dates back to the 18th century. Back then, the … Read more

Finesse Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Verb) The word finesse is used by Gen Z people to describe the way a person handles or manipulates a situation to get what he or she wants.  Origin Finesse is a Middle French word that means delicate. The word describes a person who can handle any situation with a calm demeanor and grace. … Read more

Fam Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) Many slang today come from shortened or abbreviated words. Fam is Gen Z slang and a shortened word for “family” and is also used for a close friend. Origin The slang “fam” was believed to come from African American people. Then, in the early 2000s, it was heard in many rap songs. Later … Read more

Extra Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) Extra, in  Gen Z slang, is someone over-the-top. It could be their actions, their clothes, or their lifestyle. The word could be used positively and negatively. Origin The word “extra” came from the Latin language, which means outside or beyond. In 2003, it was used to call someone that lives beyond what’s normal. … Read more

E-boy Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The term “E-boy” is used when a person dresses and acts like an emo boy. An emo boy dresses in all black clothes, wears heavy eyeliner, and parts his hair to help cover his face.  Origin E-boy was first used by Gen Z back in 2010. They elevated the emo style and made … Read more

Drip Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The word “drip” is used to describe a style that is trendy. It is also used when a person has swag and is full of jewelry. Origin Drip was first used in the early 2000s in the Atlanta rap scene w. In 2010, the word was added to the Urban Dictionary as New … Read more

Drag Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Verb) When a person makes fun of another person, it is called dragging. It could also mean criticizing a person or embarrassing them in public. The term “drag” was popularized by Gen Z people. Origin The origin of the slang “drag” is unknown but has circulated the internet in recent years. Influencers and celebrities … Read more

DMs Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) DMs is an abbreviation for “Direct Messages.” These messages are sent by a person to another person’s account. DMs are used by gen Z kids and older generations when sending a message on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and more. Origin DMs is an abbreviation from the 21st century. It is now … Read more

Dank Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) Another Gen Z term we have today is Dank. This word describes something that was made in excellent condition. Origin During the 1300s, the word dank describes a place that is dark and unpleasantly humid, like a cellar. In the 1980s, the negative meaning was turned into a positive one when people started … Read more

Cringe Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) Cringe is one of the most popular Gen Z slang used today. It describes the feeling of secondhand embarrassment, an embarrassment when a person watches or reads something awkward. Origin Cringe comes from the Old English word “cringan” which means to give way or to bend, which is exactly what your body does … Read more

Cheugy Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) Cheugy is a word popularized by Gen Z. It is a word for someone or something that’s not considered trendy in this generation. Origin Cheugy was first heard when a high schooler back in 2013, Gaby Rasson, used the word to describe a person who did not follow the trend.  Demographic (Who Uses … Read more

Clapback Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The word “clapback” is used by the Gen Z kids when a person responds to another one for calling him or her out on social media. This move is done so a person can defend him or herself if there are false accusations spreading online. Origin Clap back was first heard in the … Read more

CEO Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) A successful person running his or her business is called a CEO (Chief Executive Officer). Gen Z people also use this term when talking about a person who is a professional or master of a certain skill that helped him or her reach success. Origin The term CEO was first seen around 1972. … Read more

Catch These Hands Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) The expression “catch these hands” is used by people, mostly men who want to fight. The expression comes from the action of punching another person. Origin Catch these hands were popularized back in the 2000s when Braun Strowman started using this as a catchphrase in WWE. Today, Gen Z’s use this phrase when … Read more

Cancel Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Verb) Cancel culture is trending these days, especially when a celebrity or influencer does something that the public does not approve of. Therefore, “cancel” means unfollowing people on social media and calling them out for the wrong they have done. Origin The cancel culture first started around 2010 and became popular in recent years, … Read more

Camp Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The word “camp” is not hiking through the woods and sleeping in a tent. In Gen Z slang, camp is something ironically trendy, like a fashion statement that seems odd but is trending all over the world. Origin The term “camp” was derived from the French word “se camper” which means to pose … Read more

Bussin’ Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) Bussin’ is an adjective that describes delicious food. It is commonly used when a person loved the food and overall service of a restaurant.  Origin Bussin’ is an African American Vernacular English that means to dance. The earliest recorded date that bussin’ was used was back in 2009. But, Generation Z gave it … Read more

Boujee Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) Boujee is a Gen Z slang used to describe a person who is fancy. A boujee person wears designer clothes from head to toe and is not scared to accessorize using statement pieces and jewelry, even in an over-the-top way, but is still down to earth. Origin Rap and hip-hop artists started the … Read more

Bop Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Noun) The term “bop” is used when a song or an album is so good and upbeat, that you’ll want to listen to it all the time. These songs are what’s trending in the world of music today. Origin Bop was first used back in 1948 means to dance to an upbeat song. In … Read more

Big Yikes Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Big Yikes is a Gen Z slang used when “yuck” is not enough to express the situation. It can also be used as an exclamation when a person is shocked or alarmed and could also be used in place of “wow” to show disgust. Origin The origin of the term “big yikes” that’s … Read more

Basic Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Adjective) The term Basic is used by Gen Z as another word for a person who is “boring” or “uncool.” This word became a trend in the app called TikTok and is now widely used by influencers and even regular people. Origin The first ever usage of the slang “basic” was back in 2011 … Read more

Bet Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Meaning (Expression) Bet is an affirmation or approval of a person of another person’s actions or plans. It is mainly used by the younger generation called Gen Z and was made popular because of social media platforms.  Bet can be used as an exclamation, as in “Bet!” to show approval. It can also be used … Read more

What Is Yams In Slang? (DEFINED)

Yams is another word for sweet potatoes, but we’re not talking about Thanksgiving sweet potato pie here. In this case, colloquially, yams refer to a) a woman’s ass cheeks or buttocks, usually referenced as a compliment for those ladies who have larger bums, thighs, and sometimes tits, or b) drugs, particularly cocaine. Notably, in certain cultures, the … Read more

What Is Gg In Slang? (DEFINED)

I just got my butt handed to me by a kid! – GG, I guess! GG is a slang term that means ‘good game’. In this case, the following sentences provide examples of its typical usage: GG! You won that match. That was a pretty dirty move at the end there – GG, I guess.

What Is Gear In Slang? (DEFINED)

What Does Gear Mean in Slang? Gear is a slang abbreviation for ‘clothing’. The following sentences show how it is typically used: Do you have any new gear? What kind of gear are you looking for? Where can I get good gear in this town? The word ‘gear’ also has several other meanings that are … Read more

What Is Gd In Slang? (DEFINED)

What does gd mean in slang? Gd is a slang abbreviation that stands for ‘God’. The following sentences show how it is typically used: My gd bless you. Thank gd it’s Friday! Please gd help me!

What Is Tea In Slang? (DEFINED)

What does tea mean in slang? Tea is a slang word that has several meanings. In the United States, it is often used as a slang term for marijuana or other drugs. One also hears of ‘the company’s tea’ – meaning the most powerful people in an organization. In this sense, one can tell that … Read more