10 slangs you need to know before you get your “millennial” knighthood

 

LIT

The state of being so intoxicated (regardless of the intoxicating agent) that all the person can do is smile, so that they look lit up. It can be used for places too.

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DJ Panda is lit, he needs to sleep ASAP.

 

TBT: Throwback Thursday

When you want to post an old photo, hold off till Thursday and tag it with #ThrowbackThursday or #TBT. It’s a sure-fire way to get more likes and comments on Instagram. 

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YOLO: You Only Live Once

YOLO can be used either to inspire someone to seize an opportunity, or as justification for reckless behavior.

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Go for it, YOLO!

 

IDK: I don’t know

IDK is used to express that you don’t know or understand something.

IDK what you are talking about.

 

FR: for real

FR is used to indicate that you are telling the truth.

I was so wasted last night, FR!

 

SMH: Shaking my head

SMH is used as a response to someone having done, said or written something really stupid, or as a reaction to something that makes little sense.

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Person 1: How come water on the bottom of the earth, at the south pole, doesn’t fall off the earth and go into space?
Person 2: SMH.

 

BAE- before anything else

Bae is used as an affectionate term for your significant other. Bae can also be used to refer to anything that is so outstanding, you'd pretty much date it if you could.

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On a diet, but food is bae.

 

TBH: To Be Honest

TBH is used to emphasize the sincerity of your statement. It is also used on social media to offer an honest (and usually complimentary) message in exchange for a like.

TBH, you look really nice in that dress.

 

Savage

Savage is used to describe someone’s actions that you find to be awesome, but also acknowledge them as brutal.

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Justin buried his brother up to his neck at the beach, it was savage HAHA.

 

SLAY

Slay is used to acknowledge that someone has done something really well.

Eminem’s new album slayed.

 

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