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General Slang

Many slang terms are used both online and offline, such as in spoken conversation. The following list includes general shorthand and slang terms that are not specifically used online or in text messaging.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
LOLLaughing out loud
NoobNewbie
VRVirtual reality
xpExperience
NerfWeaken
PCPersonal computer
FPSFirst-person shooter
FailFailure
TwitchVideo game streaming website
ScrubLoser
TrollingPosting offensive comments
FacepalmTo place your palm on your face in embarrassment
MMORPGMassively multiplayer online role-playing game
muahKiss
DripSexy style
bfBoyfriend
xxKisses
BFFBest friends forever
SOSSave our souls
GTAGrand Theft Auto
CapLie
GamerA video game player
WoWWorld of Warcraft
ASAPAs soon as possible
POSPiece of s***
thxThanks
bcBecause
cyaSee ya
eSportsElectronic sports
PS4PlayStation 4
GhostingLeaving without saying goodbye
RPGRole-playing game
FriendversaryFriendship anniversary
MemeA piece of media that spreads via the Internet
DnDDungeons & Dragons
supWhat's up
CYOACover your own a**
AIArtificial intelligence
secSecond
Go viralTo become popular on the Internet
LANLocal Area Network
VaxholeA person who brags about being vaccinated
24/7Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
StudA highly skilled individual
TriggeredAngry
KarenAn entitled woman
vsVersus
AKAAlso known as
HBYHow about you?
qtCutie
SOSignificant other
XOXOHugs and kisses
2To
NSFWNot safe for work
HottieAn attractive person
PSPlayStation
Clout chaserA person who does things just to become popular
SOBSon of a b****
FPSFrames per second
420Marijuana
Binge-watchTo view many episodes or movies in a row
AdultingActing like an adult
KIAKilled in action
antifaAnti-fascists
N64Nintendo 64
TwinkPowerful low-level character
Gummy acheStomach ache from eating gummy candies
b4Before
KOK
TMIToo much information
msgMessage
ShawtyA fine female
46President Joe Biden
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
SimpA person who obsesses over someone that does not return the same affection
MIAMissing in action
TorchTo beat someone in competition
UberThe best
PEOTUSPresident-elect of the United States
sfxSpecial effects
LeechFreeloader
procProgrammed random occurrence
DankruptOut of Marijuana
hunHoney
DittoSame
ftFeaturing
plzPlease
b-dayBirthday
PlasteredDrunk
TMTrademark
pervPervert
mwaKiss
ETAEstimated time of arrival
Netflix and chillHook up
shipRelationship
dDi**
sortaSort of
You got servedYou were called out
BossAwesome person
BoozeAlcohol
KicksFun
odOverdose
BTDTBeen there, done that
APAssociated Press
J/KJust kidding
TBCTo be continued
COCCode of conduct
N/ANot Available
uYou
USAUnited States of America
imbaImbalanced
NFLNational Football League
Straight fireVery cool
PotMarijuana
You got itFor sure
Show holeSadness after finishing your favorite show
CupcakingFlirting
WhoaExpression of surprise
HotPhysically attractive
favsFavorites
DIYDo it yourself
FUBARFouled up beyond all recognition
FWIWFor what it's worth
cSee
LitExciting
SnowflakeA sensitive person
reRegarding
MMOMassively multiplayer online
rawrRoar
hahaLaughing
Stay wokeStay aware of social problems
DACADeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
SlackerA lazy person
CreeperA socially invasive person
GaslightingManipulating information or objects to make a person doubt themself
Hot takeA controversial opinion
Break the InternetTo cause something to go viral online
addyAdderall
JailbaitAttractive underage person
FandomCommunity of fans
Hook upTo be physically intimate with another person
POTUSPresident of the United States
CDCompact disc
FYIFor your information
SOLS*** out of luck
DopeIllegal drugs
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
Oh snapExpression of surprise
ytYouTube
mhmMm-hmm
hwHomework
SlacktivismLazy activism
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
ScamdemicFake pandemic
lilLittle
minsMinutes
NNTRNo need to reply
ChillRelax
DivaA self-important, demanding person
dqDisqualify
CrewGroup of friends
ClapbackA clever comeback
blizzBlizzard
nukeNuclear missile
PotheadPerson who smokes a lot of pot
RoofieA date rape drug
PCPolitically correct
roboRobotics Facility
LGBTQLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer
Crying JordanA meme featuring a crying Michael Jordan
DopeCool
Mary JaneMarijuana
Tree huggerA person who cares about the environment
TiltedAggravated
Irish goodbyeLeaving without saying goodbye
charCharacter
The struggle is realHaving difficulty doing something
mgmtManagement
gimmeGive me
VacayVacation
DigitsPhone number
WootWoohoo!
FinesseTo persuade
KCCOKeep calm and carry on
Chasing cloutDoing things just to become popular
RubberA condom
RSVPRépondez s'il vous plaît
IOUI owe you
LOELevel of effort
WhippedObedient
Work boyfriendBest male friend at work
WeedMarijuana
NESNintendo Entertainment System
ChillaxChill and relax
noobletYoung newbie
RedneckAn uneducated Southerner
PlankingLying face down and straight like a plank
SwerveGo away
h8rHater
Throwing shadeDisrespecting
WBYWhat about you?
YugeHuge
WCGWorld Cyber Games
SheeshExpression of disbelief
favFavorite
Po-poPolice
b/cBecause
JKJust kidding
sk8Skate
sisSister
Bye FeliciaGoodbye
Cash me outsideCome outside and I'll beat you
MackTo flirt
ARAugmented reality
MOHMedal of Honor
bioBathroom
AirheadStupid
MacroEconomy management skill
IshKind of
BeastAwesome person
CGComputer Graphics
DTRDefine the relationship
POCProof of concept
YasssYes
SMSShort Message Service
SpitTo freestyle rap
GPSGlobal positioning system
POWPrisoner of war
BestieBest Friend
EloElo rating system
411Information
MYOBMind your own business
My bMy mistake
jJoint
lawlLOL
CrayCrazy
XKiss
PDAPublic display of affection
EffinF***ing
WokeAware of social issues
heheLaughing
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
KFCKentucky Fried Chicken
PTLPraise the Lord
XOKiss and Hug
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
fragPlayer kill
TrollA person who posts offensive comments
GotchaI get you
GrindTo do something difficult
45President Donald Trump
PS3PlayStation 3
ATMAutomated teller machine
JointMarijuana cigarette
mofoMother F*****
Throw handsFight
FireAwesome
Booty callAn intimate rendezvous
dcedDisconnected
MicroUnit micromanagement skill
GosuHighly skilled
F2FFace to face
mMale
YayoCocaine
PeacockingShowing off
G2GGood to go
PnPParty and Play
RoofiedDrugged by a person
Cancel cultureCanceling people who do anything controversial
BeefBothering problem
SkolGood health
CovidCOVID-19
GucciGood
CellfishInconsiderate of others while talking on the phone
Truth bombA surprising but true statement
DLDown low
Moon doorTo get rid of
FAQFrequently Asked Questions
More issues than VogueA lot of problems
gr8Great
NASCAR dadA white, working class father
SmartsIntelligence
pplPeople
JaguarAn older woman who dates younger men
Porcelain throneToilet
TGALThink globally, act locally
BMWBayerische Motoren Werke
DoeThough
ShawtieA fine female
famFamily
Relationship goalsAn admirable relationship
MateFriend
How bow dahHow about that
WWFWorld Wildlife Fund
NCNo comment
NetizenAn Internet citizen
TextpectationExpectation of waiting for a text
FlyCool
RatchetWretched
Selfie stickAn extendable pole with a smartphone on the end
Presidential flashcardsDollars
ICEU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
No capNo lie
AIMAOL Instant Messenger
IMInstant message
Virtue signalingDemonstrating moral superiority
YouTuberA YouTube user
NetflixingEating a lot of food when you mean to eat just a little
LOTRLord of the Rings
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
Sugar mamaAn older woman used for her money by a man
Hits differentAffects differently
Sawing logsSleeping
AAVEAfrican-American Vernacular English
CancelShut down or force out
IQIntelligence quotient
sistahSister
BrennerBreakfast for dinner
UnicornRare LuLaRoe item
Brain fartBrief absence of intelligence
spSpelling
WhitesplainTo explain racism to a person of color
YuccieYoung urban creative
Dumpster fireTotal mess
SkankA promiscuous woman
PlayerA male who manipulates others for his own gain
On fleekPerfect
Drain the swampTo remove corruption
InternestA comfy spot to surf the Internet
StaycationA vacation near your home
HangryAngry because you're hungry
Thirst trapA provocative action, message, or photo
VampingStaying up late at night using electronics
Make it snowTo toss money in the air
BreadcrumbingLeading someone on romantically
ShookCompletely surprised
Social distancingIsolating from other people
HeaddeskExtreme frustration
Corona bumpElbow bump with a person to avoid spreading the coronavirus
xmasChristmas
TrippinHallucinating
nehNo
DankHigh quality marijuana
Ugly hotPhysically attractive despite some ugly features
FOAFFriend of a friend
ColdMean
Ugly sleepDeep sleep
Turnt upExcited
Third wheelA person who feels left out
WhoopsExclamation of a mistake
SlayTo dominate
SlapsIs impressive
TikTokerA TikTok user
CSChatSlang.com
fboFacebook official
BlursdayLiterally any day of the week, they're all the same now
FriendsgivingThanksgiving with friends
HBOHome Box Office
VideobombTo pose in the background of a video
WinoA person who drinks an excessive amount of wine
PeriodtAn expression of emphasis
ShadeDisrespect
BNIBBrand new in box
WhipVehicle
Day oneA very close friend
Girlfriend taxFood taken by your girlfriend
Anti-vaxxerA person who opposes vaccines
TBDTo be determined
NonpologyNon-apology
SATScholastic Aptitude Test
VeggiesVegetables
Shut up and take my moneyI want to purchase that
GA thousand dollars
PrancerciseA prance-like exercise
JackpottingWinning
Red weddingA disaster
Bros before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
TGFFThank God for Friday
Celine a sceneTo add a Celine Dion song to a video for maximum emotional impact
NowishSometime close to now
JohnToilet
HotsAttraction to a person
datThat
MSMMainstream media
WhitelashWhite voter backlash
PumpedExcited
FrontinTo pretend you are something you are not
CrimboChristmas
ShotgunFront passenger seat
SwattingCreating a false emergency to get a SWAT team to respond
Fake newsFake news source that pretends to be real
DissDisrespect
SauceStyle
puterComputer
PSAPublic Service Announcement
Put on blastTo call out
Alternative factsLies used to replace facts
AFJApril Fools' joke
Cowboy UpGet tough
ExtraOver the top
infoInformation
BrotherzoneA relationship where a person's love interest thinks of him as a brother
Revenge bodyA physically fit body after breaking up
BenchingUsing a person as a backup date
ManspreaderA guy who sits with his legs spread wide
GurlGirl
LarperLive action role-player
Bikini bridgeSpace between a bikini bottom and stomach
StudAn attractive male
blogWeb log
LeftiesLiberals
Food babyA bloated stomach from eating a lot of food
MoolahMoney
mulaMoney
NarkInformant
nahNo
BeyhiveDedicated fans of Beyoncé
Keep it 100Stay true to yourself
No chillUncalm
FleekPerfect
Do it for the gramTo do something only to share on Instagram
Shoot my shotI'm going for it
CougarAn older woman who dates younger men
HomesliceA close friend
DawgFriend
Performative activismActivism performed to gain social standing
MoochTo freeload
ronaCoronavirus
BOBody odor
QuaranteamA small group that socializes in-person during COVID-19
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
LGBTLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
SimpingObsessing over a person that does not return the same affection
Relationship weightWeight gained from a romantic relationship
RTBReal-time bidding
QuaranfifteenWeight gained during COVID-19 quarantine
PTOPaid time off
refReferee
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
ChickenScared
Sugar babyA young person who uses an older person for money
Sorority squatHands-on-knees, butt-out group photo pose
SaltyUpset
SextSexually explicit message
Hop offGo away
HoneydudeA boyfriend or husband used for his money
SickAwesome
SmoochKiss
BoomerAn adult born between 1946 and 1964
Fruit salad of lifeResults of a person's life decisions
LockdownAn order to stay where you are
Alpha momA dominant female in a group of mothers
Gold diggerA person who uses another person for money
TightAwesome
BooBabe
TootsiesToes
DougieDance move
PreshPrecious
BirtherA person who believes Obama is not a US citizen
MVPMost valuable player
MillennialA person born between 1981 and 1996
Before timesLife before COVID-19
InstadadA man who marries a person with kids
FaucismCovid-related fascism led by Dr. Anthony Fauci
LumbersexualA well-groomed male who looks like a lumberjack
GingerRed-head
vaxVaccination
PhubbingSnubbing a person to be on your phone
Trophy husbandAn attractive husband
Devil's lettuceCannabis
Netflix cheatingWatching future episodes of a favorite Netflix show without your partner
Snitches get stitchesPeople who tell on others will get hurt
LunchingActing stupid
jellyJealous
RoastTo disrespect
BurritoingWrapping yourself tightly in blankets
TwinningSaying or doing something in coordination with another person
KicksShoes
Side eyeDisapproving glance
SavageViciously cool
PhotobombTo pose in the background of a picture being taken
pkmnPokémon
FommyFather mommy
FlatlanderA person who lives in a non-mountainous region
DSTDaylight Saving Time
Dutch leaveLeaving without saying goodbye
cidAcid
DressgateControversy about the colors of a dress
IRSInternal Revenue Service
BUFBig ugly fellow
Delete your accountGo away
TurntExcited
GranolaHealth-focused lifestyle
SpacingNot paying attention
ppdPostponed
JockAthlete
RespeckRespect
BrexitBritish exit from the European Union
HubbyHusband

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