Teens seem to add new words to their vocabulary every other day, and many of these are used online. That’s why we have created a handy list to help you!
THE RELATIVELY INNOCENT TERMS
11:11 - 11:11 AM or 11:11 PM; it’s commonly believed that making a wish at these times makes it come true! Has connections to numerology and spirituality.
Awks - Short for ‘awkward.’
BTS - A popular boy band in Korea.
Bruh - Another slang for ‘bro’ or ‘dude.’
CYA - Two very different possible meanings: 1. See you. 2. (See RUDE list.)
Chillaxin’ - A compound word formed by adding ‘chilling’ with ‘relaxing.’
Dabbing - Again, two very different possible definitions! 1. (See DRUGS list.) 2. A trending dance move.
Dope - Awesome.
GOAT - Greatest of All Time.
GTG/G2G - Got To Go. Used to end a conversation.
Gucci - Not just the brand! Implies anything that’s extremely expensive.
High Key - Very much. The opposite of Low Key!
Hundo P - One hundred percent.
ILY - I Love You.
IRL - In Real Life.
ISO - In Search Of.
JK - Just Kidding. Used after pulling someone’s leg.
LMP - 1. Like My Pic. Used to ask someone to like one’s picture online. 2. (See SEXUAL list.)
Low Key - A little bit. The opposite of High Key!
Lit - Someone/something that is popular.
LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off. Used when a particular content is found to be extremely funny.
LOL - Laughing Out Loud. Sent after reading something funny.
NP - No problem.
Noob - Used to describe a novice in a field.
ROFLMAO - Rolling On the Floor Laughing My Ass Off. Used to refer to the funniest things you read!
Salty - To be bitter or irritable about something.
SMH - Shaking My Head. Used to express exasperation or frustration.
Snatched - Someone that looks good or is well-styled.