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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
SwagSkills or style
Easter eggA hidden message
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
DnDDungeons & Dragons
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
sfxSpecial effects
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
You got servedYou were called out
DopeIllegal drugs
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
DabHip hop dance move
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
CGComputer Graphics
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
BMWBoy Meets World
BromanceNon-sexual friendship between two or more males
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
TWDThe Walking Dead
SpitTo freestyle rap
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
TDSWJSThe Daily Show with Jon Stewart
WokeAware of social issues
DashieRainbow Dash
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
HPHarry Potter
Off the hookTotally awesome
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
WCWWorld Championship Wrestling
KpopKorean Pop music
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
1DOne Direction
MovemberMustache-growing November
MST3KMystery Science Theater 3000
LOTRLord of the Rings
GNRGuns N' Roses
HodorHold the door
DougieDance move
RHONJThe Real Housewives of New Jersey
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
Galentine's DayFebruary 13th ladies-only celebration
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
A7XAvenged Sevenfold
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
Welcome to your tapeI'm mad at you
WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment
Tay tayTaylor Swift
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
SledneckA mountain person who drives a snowmobile
StanAn obsessed fan of a famous person
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
Rom comRomantic comedy
AGTAmerica's Got Talent
NKOTBSBNew Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
KUWTKKeeping up with the Kardashians
NKOTBNew Kids on the Block
Pain in the choobiesAnnoyance
FestivusA holiday celebration
DuckrollTo mislead someone
DemThronesGame of Thrones
Treat yo selfTake care of yourself
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
SNLSaturday Night Live
HOHHead of Household
And I oopI'm so embarassed
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
BelieberA committed fan of Justin Bieber
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
TAAHMTwo and a Half Men
skskskOvercome with emotion
AYAOTDAre You Afraid of the Dark?
Nuked the fridgeA movie series drastically decreased in quality
MMPRMighty Morphin' Power Rangers
FanboyA dedicated male fan
OITNBOrange is the New Black
Dump statAn ability that an RPG player doesn't prioritize
HBOHome Box Office
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
GOTGame of Thrones
MLPMy Little Pony
T SwiftTaylor Swft
OMAMOf Mice and Men
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
VMAVideo Music Awards
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
WailTo be awesome
LZLed Zeppelin
JuggaloA fan of Insane Clown Posse
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
BTFDBack to the Future day
JuggaletteA female fan of Insane Clown Posse
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
SlasherHorror film
CipherAn informal dance or rap gathering
DTPDisturbing the peace
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
JPJurassic Park
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
UPFUltra passionate fan
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
STPStone Temple Pilots
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
StanningObsessing over a person
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
GleekGlee geek
CosplayCostume play
WAPWet A** P***y
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
K-popKorean Pop music
RetconRetroactively change
SuperfanAn extremely dedicated fan
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
Hate-watchTo watch something you love to hate
BarsLyrical hip hop sentences
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
ASMRAutonomous Sensory Meridian Response
NINNine Inch Nails
DCAUDC Animated Universe
Mo sistaA woman who supports Movember
WW84Wonder Woman 1984
JLoJennifer Lopez
FEFinger Eleven
WWWonder Woman
BBBreaking Bad
Fan serviceIndulging fans' desires
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
BTTFBack to the Future
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
UnstanA person who is trying to be less obsessed with a celebrity
Speak truth to powerStand up for what is right
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
CypherAn informal rap or dance gathering
JLUJustice League Unlimited
Bantha fodderAs good as dead
BronyMale viewer of My Little Pony
TFAThe Force Awakens
Binge racingWatching an entire season of a show within 24 hours
Damp down your power coreSettle down
Binge racerA person who watches an entire season of a show within 24 hours
Christmas creepThe slow expansion of the Christmas shopping season
ILUMI love you man
KOTLCKeeper of the Lost Cities
3EBThird Eye Blind
Schmuck baitA ludicrous tease for a show plot
BVBBlack Veil Brides
DWTSDancing with the Stars
HOCHouse of Cards
TSFHTwo Steps From Hell
FangirlA dedicated female fan
NWONew World Order
TAWOGThe Amazing World of Gumball
MansomeManly handsome
HallyuKorean wave
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
JonerysJon and Daenerys
Mo broA movember participant
BromentBro moment
SmizeTo smile with your eyes
AHSAmerican Horror Story
RHOAThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
WTAWomen tell all
BrollingJames Bond trolling
KartrashiansKardashian family
DARDaily afternoon randomness
UTFLUse the force, Luke
BroA male bra
MIBMen in Black
ManssiereMale brassiere
FreshBrand new
MCRMy Chemical Romance
5SOS5 Seconds of Summer
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
PJPearl Jam
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
GroolGreat and cool
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
KCCOKeep calm and CHIVE on
PFPink Floyd
DMBDave Matthews Band
SYTYCDSo You Think You Can Dance
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
BenniferBen and Jennifer
TTTHCSThings that Tim Howard could save
KFCKid's Fattening Clinic
CNRHKYITFChuck Norris roundhouse kick you in the face
AFIA Fire Inside
OMJOh my Jonas
Lip DubA lip synching music video
TWSSThat's what she said
RHODCThe Real Housewives of D.C.
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Mom comRomantic comedy directed at moms
Turn down for whatI'm excited
DrakingPlacing Drake's head on handicap wheelchair signs
McConaughssanceMatthew McConaughey's renaissance
TFKThousand Foot Krutch
OSTOriginal soundtrack
OMAMOf Monsters and Men
TravoltafyTo mispronounce a name
GDGreen Day
TravoltafiedTo mispronounce a name
FF5Family Force 5
SparrowfaceFacial expression with eyes wide open and mouth slightly open
APCA Perfect Circle
BromanticAction showing friendship between two or more males
SOADSystem of a Down
STTWSabrina the Teenage Witch
PTIPardon the interruption
DTDream Theater
F11Finger Eleven
TIOTurn it off
ICPInsane Clown Posse
FWBLFriends with Better Lives
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
ICHCI Can Has Cheezburger?
ChibiMiniature Character
SOASons of Anarchy
gtrdunGet 'er done
SWTLJStar Wars: The Last Jedi
FNLFriday Night Lights
BSBBackstreet Boys
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
CCRCreedence Clearwater Revival
FWBFriends with benefits
Bro countryA subgenre of mainstream country music
MOTUMasters of the Universe
RHOOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
ANTMAmerica's Next Top Model