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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
Easter eggA hidden message
SwagSkills or style
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
DnDDungeons & Dragons
sfxSpecial effects
FWBFriends with benefits
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
You got servedYou were called out
WokeAware of social issues
OSTOriginal soundtrack
WAPWet A** P***y
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
DopeCool
DopeIllegal drugs
FetchCool
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
Po-poPolice
CGComputer Graphics
Rom comRomantic comedy
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
KpopKorean Pop music
DabHip hop dance move
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
1DOne Direction
BromanceDeep friendship between two or more males
AirheadStupid
SpitTo freestyle rap
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
DogeDog
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
DemThronesGame of Thrones
StanningObsessing over a person
LOTRLord of the Rings
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
TWDThe Walking Dead
HPHarry Potter
WalkerZombie
OTPOne true pairing
DuckrollTo mislead someone
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
MovemberMustache-growing November
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
StanAn obsessed fan of someone or something
Dump statAn ability that an RPG player doesn't prioritize
WWWonder Woman
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
FanboyA dedicated male fan
GOTGame of Thrones
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
DougieDance move
MST3KMystery Science Theater 3000
BMWBoy Meets World
DashieRainbow Dash
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
GGangster
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
TNGThe Next Generation
NKOTBSBNew Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
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
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
Off the hookTotally awesome
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
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
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
SWStar Wars
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
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
K-popKorean Pop music
BTFDBack to the Future day
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Damp down your power coreSettle down
LaserbrainIdiot
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
BarsLyrical hip hop sentences
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
ASMRAutonomous Sensory Meridian Response
Speak truth to powerStand up for what is right
IdolA K-pop star
DS9Deep Space Nine
MultifandomSubscribing to multiple communities of fans
OT3One true threesome
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
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
FittyFifty
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
HOHHead of Household
Hate-watchTo watch something you love to hate
MansomeManly handsome
LLAPLive long and prosper
KhaleesiQueen
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
CosplayCostume play
FangirlA dedicated female fan
T SwiftTaylor Swft
VMAVideo Music Awards
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
HodorHold the door
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
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
WW84Wonder Woman 1984
Fan serviceIndulging fans' desires
JLUJustice League Unlimited
Cut a promoStage a promotional interview
Put overMake someone look good
HeelVillain
Meet cuteA charming first meeting between two people
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
EmbiggenEnlarge
MultistanAn obsessed fan of multiple things
KayfabePretending something fake is real
MarkA fan who believes pro wrestling is real
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
BTSBangtan Sonyeondan
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
RPFReal person fiction
daThe
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
BBBreaking Bad
MCRMy Chemical Romance
McConaughssanceMatthew McConaughey's renaissance
PTIPardon the interruption
GroolGreat and cool
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
Turn down for whatI'm excited
BromentBro moment
Mo sistaA woman who supports Movember
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
RHOAThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
HallyuKorean wave
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
KweenQueen
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
DCAUDC Animated Universe
Y/NYour name
FaceHero
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
DeluluDelusional
Bitcoin Pizza DayMay 22, 2010
BakaFool
GrokIntuitively understand
Silver foxAn attractive older man
GlitchingDance move that includes subtle jerks synced to music
SlashSame-sex romance fan fiction
SmarkA fan who knows pro wrestling is scripted
TweenerA wrestler who is neither hero nor villain
SFScience Fiction
TAWOGThe Amazing World of Gumball
BenniferBen and Jennifer
PJPearl Jam
DWTSDancing with the Stars
NWONew World Order
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
DARDaily afternoon randomness
HOCHouse of Cards
TSFHTwo Steps From Hell
SolangeCrazy
UTFLUse the force, Luke
ManssiereMale brassiere
BVBBlack Veil Brides
GleekGlee geek
Mo broA movember participant
celebCelebrity
KartrashiansKardashian family
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
JonerysJon and Daenerys
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
WTAWomen tell all
DMBDave Matthews Band
PFPink Floyd
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
SomeponySomebody
BrollingJames Bond trolling
BroA male bra
RHODCThe Real Housewives of D.C.
5SOS5 Seconds of Summer
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
TravoltafyTo mispronounce a name
TravoltafiedTo mispronounce a name
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
TransTranslation