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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
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
sfxSpecial effects
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
DnDDungeons & Dragons
You got servedYou were called out
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
AirheadStupid
FetchCool
DabHip hop dance move
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
DopeIllegal drugs
CGComputer Graphics
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
SpitTo freestyle rap
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
1DOne Direction
BromanceNon-sexual friendship between two or more males
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
TWDThe Walking Dead
Rom comRomantic comedy
StanAn obsessed fan of a famous person
StanningObsessing over a person
LOTRLord of the Rings
FanboyA dedicated male fan
DougieDance move
DopeCool
Po-poPolice
MST3KMystery Science Theater 3000
BMWBoy Meets World
DuckrollTo mislead someone
HPHarry Potter
Off the hookTotally awesome
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
WalkerZombie
MovemberMustache-growing November
DemThronesGame of Thrones
KpopKorean Pop music
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
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
FestivusA holiday celebration
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
WokeAware of social issues
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
Dump statAn ability that an RPG player doesn't prioritize
A7XAvenged Sevenfold
GOTGame of Thrones
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
HBOHome Box Office
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
OMAMOf Mice and Men
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
DogeDog
DashieRainbow Dash
GGangster
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
BelieberA committed fan of Justin Bieber
SledneckA mountain person who drives a snowmobile
SlasherHorror film
DTPDisturbing the peace
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
SuperfanAn extremely dedicated fan
Tay tayTaylor Swift
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
OSTOriginal soundtrack
WAPWet A** P***y
MMPRMighty Morphin' Power Rangers
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
JLoJennifer Lopez
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
OITNBOrange is the New Black
MLPMy Little Pony
WailTo be awesome
LZLed Zeppelin
BronyMale viewer of My Little Pony
JPJurassic Park
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
STPStone Temple Pilots
TAAHMTwo and a Half Men
AYAOTDAre You Afraid of the Dark?
FEFinger Eleven
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
FWBFriends with benefits
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
HOHHead of Household
LLAPLive long and prosper
KhaleesiQueen
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
CosplayCostume play
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
K-popKorean Pop music
FangirlA dedicated female fan
BTFDBack to the Future day
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
Damp down your power coreSettle down
LaserbrainIdiot
HodorHold the door
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
JuggaloA fan of Insane Clown Posse
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
UPFUltra passionate fan
And I oopI'm so embarassed
Nuked the fridgeA movie series drastically decreased in quality
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
WW84Wonder Woman 1984
Speak truth to powerStand up for what is right
JLUJustice League Unlimited
HeelVillain
IdolA K-pop star
Meet cuteA charming first meeting between two people
daThe
ILUMI love you man
MOTUMasters of the Universe
TOSThe Original Series
MIBMen in Black
ANTMAmerica's Next Top Model
TWSSThat's what she said
LL&PLive long and prosper
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
NINNine Inch Nails
ChibiMiniature Character
3EBThird Eye Blind
FreshBrand new
DWTSDancing with the Stars
BBBreaking Bad
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
MCRMy Chemical Romance
FittyFifty
SolangeCrazy
BroA male bra
GleekGlee geek
Hate-watchTo watch something you love to hate
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
BarsLyrical hip hop sentences
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
Christmas creepThe slow expansion of the Christmas shopping season
Bro countryA subgenre of mainstream country music
KOTLCKeeper of the Lost Cities
Schmuck baitA ludicrous tease for a show plot
RetconRetroactively change
ASMRAutonomous Sensory Meridian Response
DCAUDC Animated Universe
Fan serviceIndulging fans' desires
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
Cut a promoStage a promotional interview
Put overMake someone look good
FaceHero
SWStar Wars
JobberA character who loses fights to make others look good
DS9Deep Space Nine
BTASBatman: The Animated Series
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
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
BrollingJames Bond trolling
UTFLUse the force, Luke
ManssiereMale brassiere
BVBBlack Veil Brides
MansomeManly handsome
Mo broA movember participant
BromentBro moment
KartrashiansKardashian family
HallyuKorean wave
JonerysJon and Daenerys
SmizeTo smile with your eyes
KweenQueen
Y/NYour name
TNGThe Next Generation
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
BenniferBen and Jennifer
DMBDave Matthews Band
PFPink Floyd
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
KCCOKeep calm and CHIVE on
SomeponySomebody
GroolGreat and cool
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
RHODCThe Real Housewives of D.C.
5SOS5 Seconds of Summer
SYTYCDSo You Think You Can Dance
TTTHCSThings that Tim Howard could save
skskskOvercome with emotion
KFCKid's Fattening Clinic
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
GDGreen Day
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
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
FNLFriday Night Lights
Lip DubA lip synching music video
Turn down for whatI'm excited
BromanticAction showing friendship between two or more males
celebCelebrity
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