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Pop Culture Slang

The Internet has popularlized the use of acronyms and abbreviations, which are now commonly used in pop culture. The list below includes slang terms related to movies, music, TV, games, and celebrities.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
Easter eggA hidden message
DnDDungeons & Dragons
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
SwagSkills or style
sfxSpecial effects
FWBFriends with benefits
OSTOriginal soundtrack
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
You got servedYou were called out
WAPWet A** P***y
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
DopeIllegal drugs
KpopKorean Pop music
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
And I oopI'm so embarassed
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
BromanceDeep friendship between two or more males
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
Rom comRomantic comedy
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
DemThronesGame of Thrones
DabHip hop dance move
ASMRAutonomous Sensory Meridian Response
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
SpitTo freestyle rap
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
DTPDisturbing the peace
WokeAware of social issues
Galentine's DayFebruary 13th ladies-only celebration
StanAn obsessed fan of someone or something
StanningObsessing over a person
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
OTPOne true pairing
1DOne Direction
CGComputer Graphics
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
TWDThe Walking Dead
DuckrollTo mislead someone
HPHarry Potter
MovemberMustache-growing November
JuggaloA fan of Insane Clown Posse
WWWonder Woman
SWStar Wars
TNGThe Next Generation
GOTGame of Thrones
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
DougieDance move
HBOHome Box Office
MST3KMystery Science Theater 3000
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment
DashieRainbow Dash
Dump statAn ability that an RPG player doesn't prioritize
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
OT3One true threesome
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
LOTRLord of the Rings
GNRGuns N' Roses
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
AGTAmerica's Got Talent
KUWTKKeeping up with the Kardashians
KOTLCKeeper of the Lost Cities
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
FanboyA dedicated male fan
NKOTBSBNew Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
MLPMy Little Pony
BMWBoy Meets World
TDSWJSThe Daily Show with Jon Stewart
WCWWorld Championship Wrestling
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
RHONJThe Real Housewives of New Jersey
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
SuperfanAn extremely dedicated fan
FestivusA holiday celebration
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
MMPRMighty Morphin' Power Rangers
WW84Wonder Woman 1984
KayfabePretending something fake is real
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
SwiftieA devoted fan of Taylor Swift
A7XAvenged Sevenfold
JLoJennifer Lopez
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
NKOTBNew Kids on the Block
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
BronyMale viewer of My Little Pony
JPJurassic Park
TAAHMTwo and a Half Men
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
OMAMOf Mice and Men
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
Off the hookTotally awesome
SNLSaturday Night Live
BelieberA committed fan of Justin Bieber
Hate-watchTo watch something you love to hate
SledneckA mountain person who drives a snowmobile
SlasherHorror film
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
K-popKorean Pop music
Tay tayTaylor Swift
BTFDBack to the Future day
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Damp down your power coreSettle down
Pain in the choobiesAnnoyance
Welcome to your tapeI'm mad at you
BarsLyrical hip hop sentences
Christmas creepThe slow expansion of the Christmas shopping season
Nuked the fridgeA movie series drastically decreased in quality
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
Fan serviceIndulging fans' desires
Speak truth to powerStand up for what is right
JLUJustice League Unlimited
Y/NYour name
Cut a promoStage a promotional interview
Put overMake someone look good
IdolA K-pop star
Meet cuteA charming first meeting between two people
DS9Deep Space Nine
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
MultifandomSubscribing to multiple communities of fans
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
BTSBangtan Sonyeondan
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
TOSThe Original Series
HSMHigh school musical
LL&PLive long and prosper
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
3EBThird Eye Blind
OITNBOrange is the New Black
LZLed Zeppelin
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
STPStone Temple Pilots
AYAOTDAre You Afraid of the Dark?
FEFinger Eleven
BBBreaking Bad
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
PTIPardon the interruption
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
HOHHead of Household
MansomeManly handsome
BromentBro moment
LLAPLive long and prosper
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
CosplayCostume play
FangirlA dedicated female fan
T SwiftTaylor Swft
VMAVideo Music Awards
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
Treat yo selfTake care of yourself
HodorHold the door
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
UnstanA person who is trying to be less obsessed with a celebrity
CypherAn informal rap or dance gathering
CipherAn informal dance or rap gathering
Binge racerA person who watches an entire season of a show within 24 hours
RetconRetroactively change
MultistanAn obsessed fan of multiple things
MarkA fan who believes pro wrestling is real
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
GlitchingDance move that includes subtle jerks synced to music
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
RPFReal person fiction
SlashSame-sex romance fan fiction
EATEOTEverywhere at the End of Time
WaifuA fictional female that a real person has a crush on
YAYoung Adult
ArianatorAn Ariana Grande fan
BagSuccess and wealth
CinephileA devoted fan of cinema
NormieA person whose tastes are mainstream
Nepo babyA child who benefits from a famous parent
HusbandoA fictional man that a real person has a crush on
DisneyboundingDressing similarly to Disney characters
ILUMI love you man
MOTUMasters of the Universe
MIBMen in Black
ANTMAmerica's Next Top Model
OMJOh my Jonas
TWSSThat's what she said
NINNine Inch Nails
ChibiMiniature Character
TFKThousand Foot Krutch
PJPearl Jam
WailTo be awesome
FreshBrand new
MCRMy Chemical Romance
McConaughssanceMatthew McConaughey's renaissance
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
Lip DubA lip synching music video
Turn down for whatI'm excited
Mo sistaA woman who supports Movember
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
RHOAThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
KartrashiansKardashian family
HallyuKorean wave
AHSAmerican Horror Story
BTTFBack to the Future
Bantha fodderAs good as dead
TFAThe Force Awakens
Mom comRomantic comedy directed at moms
SmizeTo smile with your eyes
JuggaletteA female fan of Insane Clown Posse
Binge racingWatching an entire season of a show within 24 hours
UPFUltra passionate fan
Bro countryA subgenre of mainstream country music
Schmuck baitA ludicrous tease for a show plot
DCAUDC Animated Universe
JobberA character who loses fights to make others look good
BTASBatman: The Animated Series
ShootAn unscripted event
WorkA scripted event
Worked shootA scripted event that contains unscripted elements
Bitcoin Pizza DayMay 22, 2010
GrokIntuitively understand
SmarkA fan who knows pro wrestling is scripted
TweenerA wrestler who is neither hero nor villain
Comfort characterA fictional character who soothes you
WBWWorld Between Worlds
OCOriginal character
MHAMy Hero Academia
FNAFFive Nights at Freddy's
QueerbaitingImplying but never actualizing a non-hetero relationship
Needle dropWhen an existing song is used in a movie or show
IASIPIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
WAGWives and girlfriends
SFScience Fiction
TAWOGThe Amazing World of Gumball
DMBDave Matthews Band
GDGreen Day
DWTSDancing with the Stars
NWONew World Order
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
DARDaily afternoon randomness
HOCHouse of Cards
TSFHTwo Steps From Hell
GroolGreat and cool
UTFLUse the force, Luke
ManssiereMale brassiere
BVBBlack Veil Brides
GleekGlee geek
Mo broA movember participant
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
JonerysJon and Daenerys
skskskOvercome with emotion
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
Silver foxAn attractive older man
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
WTAWomen tell all
BenniferBen and Jennifer
PFPink Floyd
BrollingJames Bond trolling
RHODCThe Real Housewives of D.C.
5SOS5 Seconds of Summer
KFCKid's Fattening Clinic
SYTYCDSo You Think You Can Dance
KCCOKeep calm and CHIVE on
BroA male bra
TTTHCSThings that Tim Howard could save
CNRHKYITFChuck Norris roundhouse kick you in the face
gtrdunGet 'er done
FF5Family Force 5
APCA Perfect Circle
DTDream Theater
ICHCI Can Has Cheezburger?
BSBBackstreet Boys
CCRCreedence Clearwater Revival
SOADSystem of a Down
OMAMOf Monsters and Men
STTWSabrina the Teenage Witch
F11Finger Eleven
SOASons of Anarchy
AFIA Fire Inside
TravoltafyTo mispronounce a name
TravoltafiedTo mispronounce a name
FWBLFriends with Better Lives
FNLFriday Night Lights
BromanticAction showing friendship between two or more males
RHOOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
TIOTurn it off
DrakingPlacing Drake's head on handicap wheelchair signs
SparrowfaceFacial expression with eyes wide open and mouth slightly open
ICPInsane Clown Posse
SWTLJStar Wars: The Last Jedi