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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 Popularity
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
DopeIllegal drugs
HBOHome Box Office
SwagSkills or style
AfroNatural bush-like hairstyle
BSBBackstreet Boys
MovemberMustache-growing November
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
BelieberA committed fan of Justin Bieber
DougieDance move
You got servedYou are called out
CCRCreedence Clearwater Revival
BromanceNon-sexual friendship between two or more males
SNLSaturday Night Live
SOADSystem of a Down
OMAMOf Mice and Men
NWONew World Order
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
RickrollTo trick someone
ShortyA fine female
HPHarry Potter
Off the hookTotally awesome
CGComputer Graphics
HipsterAlternative subculture
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
Galentine's DayFebruary 13th ladies-only celebration
1DOne Direction
DabHip hop dance move
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
FestivusA holiday celebration
BTFDBack to the Future day
BTTFBack to the Future
VMAVideo Music Awards
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
ShawtieA fine female
ShawtyA fine female
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
Treat yo selfTake care of yourself
BBBreaking Bad
TWDThe Walking Dead
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
Pain in the choobiesAnnoyance
SOASons of Anarchy
KCCOKeep calm and CHIVE on
DabbinHip hop dance move
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
RolloutTo leave
T SwiftTaylor Swft
RHONJThe Real Housewives of New Jersey
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
DemThronesGame of Thrones
Turn down for whatI'm excited
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
SlasherHorror film
Rom comRomantic comedy
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
HOHHead of Household
Tay tayTaylor Swift
PTIPardon the interruption
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
DWTSDancing with the Stars
KpopKorean Pop music
AGTAmerica's Got Talent
KUWTKKeeping up with the Kardashians
FNLFriday Night Lights
CosplayerPerson who wears a costume and plays a character
CosplayCostume play
Lip DubA lip synching music video
SledneckA mountain person who drives a snowmobile
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
WailTo be awesome
LZLed Zeppelin
FF5Family Force 5
NINNine Inch Nails
sfxSpecial effects
JPJurassic Park
PJPearl Jam
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
APCA Perfect Circle