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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
sfxSpecial effects
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
DnDDungeons & Dragons
You got servedYou were called out
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
OSTOriginal soundtrack
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
DabHip hop dance move
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
StanningObsessing over a person
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
SpitTo freestyle rap
CGComputer Graphics
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
WAPWet A** P***y
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
DopeIllegal drugs
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
FWBFriends with benefits
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
WokeAware of social issues
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
LOTRLord of the Rings
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
OTPOne true pairing
1DOne Direction
BromanceDeep friendship between two or more males
TWDThe Walking Dead
HPHarry Potter
Rom comRomantic comedy
DemThronesGame of Thrones
KpopKorean Pop music
StanAn obsessed fan of someone or something
Dump statAn ability that an RPG player doesn't prioritize
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
FanboyA dedicated male fan
DougieDance move
MST3KMystery Science Theater 3000
BMWBoy Meets World
DuckrollTo mislead someone
Off the hookTotally awesome
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
MovemberMustache-growing November
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
WWWonder Woman
NKOTBSBNew Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
NKOTBNew Kids on the Block
GNRGuns N' Roses
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
HBOHome Box Office
TDSWJSThe Daily Show with Jon Stewart
WCWWorld Championship Wrestling
WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
AGTAmerica's Got Talent
KUWTKKeeping up with the Kardashians
SNLSaturday Night Live
RHONJThe Real Housewives of New Jersey
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
SuperfanAn extremely dedicated fan
Tay tayTaylor Swift
FestivusA holiday celebration
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
A7XAvenged Sevenfold
GOTGame of Thrones
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
MLPMy Little Pony
BronyMale viewer of My Little Pony
OMAMOf Mice and Men
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
DashieRainbow Dash
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
BelieberA committed fan of Justin Bieber
SledneckA mountain person who drives a snowmobile
SlasherHorror film
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
CosplayCostume play
T SwiftTaylor Swft
VMAVideo Music Awards
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Pain in the choobiesAnnoyance
Treat yo selfTake care of yourself
Galentine's DayFebruary 13th ladies-only celebration
Welcome to your tapeI'm mad at you
JuggaloA fan of Insane Clown Posse
And I oopI'm so embarassed
MMPRMighty Morphin' Power Rangers
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
LL&PLive long and prosper
JLoJennifer Lopez
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
OITNBOrange is the New Black
WailTo be awesome
LZLed Zeppelin
JPJurassic Park
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
STPStone Temple Pilots
TAAHMTwo and a Half Men
AYAOTDAre You Afraid of the Dark?
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
FEFinger Eleven
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
HOHHead of Household
DTPDisturbing the peace
LLAPLive long and prosper
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
K-popKorean Pop music
FangirlA dedicated female fan
BTFDBack to the Future day
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
Damp down your power coreSettle down
HodorHold the door
BarsLyrical hip hop sentences
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
JuggaletteA female fan of Insane Clown Posse
CipherAn informal dance or rap gathering
Binge racerA person who watches an entire season of a show within 24 hours
Christmas creepThe slow expansion of the Christmas shopping season
KOTLCKeeper of the Lost Cities
Nuked the fridgeA movie series drastically decreased in quality
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
WW84Wonder Woman 1984
Fan serviceIndulging fans' desires
Speak truth to powerStand up for what is right
JLUJustice League Unlimited
Cut a promoStage a promotional interview
Put overMake someone look good
SWStar Wars
IdolA K-pop star
Meet cuteA charming first meeting between two people
DS9Deep Space Nine
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
MultistanAn obsessed fan of multiple things
MultifandomSubscribing to multiple communities of fans
KayfabePretending something fake is real
OT3One true threesome
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
ILUMI love you man
MOTUMasters of the Universe
TOSThe Original Series
MIBMen in Black
ANTMAmerica's Next Top Model
TWSSThat's what she said
NINNine Inch Nails
ChibiMiniature Character
3EBThird Eye Blind
GDGreen Day
FreshBrand new
DWTSDancing with the Stars
BBBreaking Bad
MCRMy Chemical Romance
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
GleekGlee geek
Turn down for whatI'm excited
Hate-watchTo watch something you love to hate
MansomeManly handsome
Mo sistaA woman who supports Movember
RHOAThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
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
UnstanA person who is trying to be less obsessed with a celebrity
CypherAn informal rap or dance gathering
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
RetconRetroactively change
ASMRAutonomous Sensory Meridian Response
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
MarkA fan who believes pro wrestling is real
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
TNGThe Next Generation
TAWOGThe Amazing World of Gumball
WTAWomen tell all
PJPearl Jam
NWONew World Order
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
DARDaily afternoon randomness
HOCHouse of Cards
TSFHTwo Steps From Hell
GroolGreat and cool
UTFLUse the force, Luke
ManssiereMale brassiere
BVBBlack Veil Brides
Mo broA movember participant
BromentBro moment
KartrashiansKardashian family
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
HallyuKorean wave
JonerysJon and Daenerys
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
BenniferBen and Jennifer
DMBDave Matthews Band
PFPink Floyd
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
BrollingJames Bond trolling
BroA male bra
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
RHODCThe Real Housewives of D.C.
5SOS5 Seconds of Summer
Y/NYour name
SYTYCDSo You Think You Can Dance
KCCOKeep calm and CHIVE on
skskskOvercome with emotion
KFCKid's Fattening Clinic
TTTHCSThings that Tim Howard could save
CNRHKYITFChuck Norris roundhouse kick you in the face
gtrdunGet 'er done
OMJOh my Jonas
FF5Family Force 5
APCA Perfect Circle
DTDream Theater
ICHCI Can Has Cheezburger?
BSBBackstreet Boys
CCRCreedence Clearwater Revival
TFKThousand Foot Krutch
SOADSystem of a Down
OMAMOf Monsters and Men
STTWSabrina the Teenage Witch
F11Finger Eleven
SOASons of Anarchy
AFIA Fire Inside
McConaughssanceMatthew McConaughey's renaissance
TravoltafyTo mispronounce a name
TravoltafiedTo mispronounce a name
PTIPardon the interruption
FWBLFriends with Better Lives
FNLFriday Night Lights
Lip DubA lip synching music video
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