Every single year, the Internet provides lots of slang words that most users can’t help but latch on to and insert into as many conversations as possible. Unfortunately, not all trendy slang deserve to stay, as some trendy words and phrases have run their course.
When you’re annoyed, bitter, or upset, the slang used to refer to how you feel is “salty.” One can stay salty for a moment or for a very long time.
This slang was made popular by President Donald Trump, you would think “fake” news is supposed to describe completely inaccurate and fabricated news, but it is now most commonly used to describe any news that goes against one’s views.
This slang started out as a way to label people as culturally and politically aware has unfortunately turned out to become an evidence of how culturally and politically aware people like to think they are. If you feel the urge to call yourself and others woke, chances are you probably are not.
“Lit” implies that something is cool, especially when it pertains to parties. The slang is also synonymous with being drunk, high, wasted or any other thing to describe having a great time. Like so many other words, the fire has gone out of this word.
this is a short way of saying turned up, “turnt” means when you are either super excited or drunk. This phrase has been so overused that it is now one of those slang words that’s been turned all the way down.
This word should never be taken literally. This Internet slang means something is hot, popping, crazy, or awesome. This word is not to be confused with actual fire, that can legitimately cause harm to you.
This slang word should die a natural death given that it is essential to stop the confusion and put the “fire” out.
An acronym for the “Greatest of All Time,” this is used when referring to the greats, mostly in sports. However, the term has moved to other fields and can describe anyone thriving in their industry. While this is quite the compliment, there are more appealing labels to give exceptional people than a smelly animal.
When someone is over the top, or “doing the most” as people also love to say, the Internet word to refer to them is being extra. While people don’t always have to try so hard, describing them as “extra” is also a little extra.