Home : Browse : Pop Culture Terms

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
SwagSkills or style
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
DnDDungeons & Dragons
sfxSpecial effects
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
FWBFriends with benefits
You got servedYou were called out
OSTOriginal soundtrack
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
WokeAware of social issues
WAPWet A** P***y
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
DopeIllegal drugs
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
CGComputer Graphics
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
DabHip hop dance move
StanningObsessing over a person
SpitTo freestyle rap
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
OTPOne true pairing
BromanceDeep friendship between two or more males
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
TWDThe Walking Dead
HPHarry Potter
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
LOTRLord of the Rings
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
1DOne Direction
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
DuckrollTo mislead someone
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
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
MovemberMustache-growing November
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
WWWonder Woman
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
GOTGame of Thrones
NKOTBSBNew Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
GNRGuns N' Roses
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
HBOHome Box Office
TDSWJSThe Daily Show with Jon Stewart
WCWWorld Championship Wrestling
WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
Off the hookTotally awesome
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
SuperfanAn extremely dedicated fan
Tay tayTaylor Swift
FestivusA holiday celebration
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
MultifandomSubscribing to multiple communities of fans
A7XAvenged Sevenfold
JLoJennifer Lopez
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
NKOTBNew Kids on the Block
MLPMy Little Pony
BronyMale viewer of My Little Pony
TAAHMTwo and a Half Men
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
OMAMOf Mice and Men
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
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
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Damp down your power coreSettle down
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
Nuked the fridgeA movie series drastically decreased in quality
MMPRMighty Morphin' Power Rangers
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
SWStar Wars
DS9Deep Space Nine
OT3One true threesome
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
TNGThe Next Generation
TOSThe Original Series
LL&PLive long and prosper
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
OITNBOrange is the New Black
LZLed Zeppelin
JPJurassic Park
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
STPStone Temple Pilots
AYAOTDAre You Afraid of the Dark?
FEFinger Eleven
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
HOHHead of Household
Hate-watchTo watch something you love to hate
DTPDisturbing the peace
LLAPLive long and prosper
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
CosplayCostume play
K-popKorean Pop music
FangirlA dedicated female fan
T SwiftTaylor Swft
VMAVideo Music Awards
BTFDBack to the Future day
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
HodorHold the door
BarsLyrical hip hop sentences
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
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
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
IdolA K-pop star
Meet cuteA charming first meeting between two people
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
KayfabePretending something fake is real
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
ILUMI love you man
MOTUMasters of the Universe
MIBMen in Black
HSMHigh school musical
ANTMAmerica's Next Top Model
TWSSThat's what she said
NINNine Inch Nails
ChibiMiniature Character
3EBThird Eye Blind
GDGreen Day
WailTo be awesome
FreshBrand new
DWTSDancing with the Stars
BBBreaking Bad
MCRMy Chemical Romance
GroolGreat and cool
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
Turn down for whatI'm excited
MansomeManly handsome
Mo sistaA woman who supports Movember
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
RHOAThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
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
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
MultistanAn obsessed fan of multiple things
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
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
GrokIntuitively understand
Silver foxAn attractive older man
TAWOGThe Amazing World of Gumball
BenniferBen and Jennifer
PJPearl Jam
NWONew World Order
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
DARDaily afternoon randomness
HOCHouse of Cards
TSFHTwo Steps From Hell
UTFLUse the force, Luke
ManssiereMale brassiere
BVBBlack Veil Brides
GleekGlee geek
Mo broA movember participant
BromentBro moment
KartrashiansKardashian family
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
HallyuKorean wave
JonerysJon and Daenerys
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
Bitcoin Pizza DayMay 22, 2010
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
WTAWomen tell all
DMBDave Matthews Band
PFPink Floyd
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
BrollingJames Bond trolling
BroA male bra
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