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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
SwagSkills or style
DopeIllegal drugs
HBOHome Box Office
HPHarry Potter
BelieberA committed fan of Justin Bieber
Off the hookTotally awesome
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
Galentine's DayFebruary 13th ladies-only celebration
OSTOriginal soundtrack
You got servedYou were called out
1DOne Direction
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
ICPInsane Clown Posse
SWTLJStar Wars: The Last Jedi
BSBBackstreet Boys
CCRCreedence Clearwater Revival
DougieDance move
BromanceNon-sexual friendship between two or more males
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
DopeCool
SOADSystem of a Down
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
DabHip hop dance move
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
CGComputer Graphics
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
SNLSaturday Night Live
NWONew World Order
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
OMAMOf Mice and Men
MovemberMustache-growing November
FestivusA holiday celebration
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
Rom comRomantic comedy
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
LOTRLord of the Rings
FWBFriends with benefits
Turn down for whatI'm excited
TWSSThat's what she said
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
AGTAmerica's Got Talent
FNLFriday Night Lights
NINNine Inch Nails
FF5Family Force 5
APCA Perfect Circle
SlasherHorror film
JLoJennifer Lopez
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
RHONJThe Real Housewives of New Jersey
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
ICHCI Can Has Cheezburger?
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
NKOTBNew Kids on the Block
DMBDave Matthews Band
3EBThird Eye Blind
GNRGuns N' Roses
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
Po-poPolice
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
DemThronesGame of Thrones
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
GDGreen Day
PJPearl Jam
WailTo be awesome
LZLed Zeppelin
AirheadStupid
FetchCool
JPJurassic Park
PTIPardon the interruption
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
KUWTKKeeping up with the Kardashians
FreshBrand new
BMWBoy Meets World
DWTSDancing with the Stars
Lip DubA lip synching music video
HOHHead of Household
WalkerZombie
WCWWorld Championship Wrestling
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
BBBreaking Bad
TWDThe Walking Dead
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
SOASons of Anarchy
KCCOKeep calm and CHIVE on
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE