There’s just too much and it changes too often.
We found a Millennial to help explain all of the words to us. It’s helpful, but still a bit confusing.
14 Definitions for Millennial Slang Words You See All Over the Internet:
Describes anything that makes you feel shocked, scared or excited; can be good or bad depending on context
Ex: “OMG did you see Madison’s snapchat? I’m shook!”
1) extremely intoxicated or 2) used to describe something amazing or awesome
Ex: “Did you have fun at that party last night?”
“Yeah, it was so lit.”
Describes something one desires to have or aspires to achieve (doesn’t require being used in a full sentence)
Ex: “Carrie Underwood’s legs are actual GOALS.”
When someone does or says something that is over-the-top and/or unnecessary
Ex: “Why was Selena acting so extra last night?
5. On Fleek
The state of being on point or very good; originally used to describe one’s eyebrows
Ex: “Girl, your eyebrows are on fleek today!”
Can also be used as a verb
Ex: “Your eyebrows are fleeking today.”
Abbreviation for the phrase “to be honest;” can be added to any statement that is even remotely honest
Ex: “I’m craving Taco Bell tbh.”
Refers to something that is simply pleasing to the eye or in line with one’s own interests or lifestyle
Ex: “Look at this new purse I got, isn’t it cute?”
“Yes! It’s totally your aesthetic.”
Secretly, discreetly, slightly; keeping something on the low
Ex: “I’m lowkey sad tomorrow is our last day of school.”
A person who doesn’t care about the consequences of his/her actions; saying or doing something out of control, bad ass, etc;
Ex: “Chelsea Handler is a straight-up savage.”
Word to describe someone acting shady or suspicious; short for “suspect”
Ex: “That Ben guy is super sus…don’t invite him.”
When something is so funny that using “LOL” or “LMAO” doesn’t do it justice; you’re laughing so hard you’re practically dying.
Ex: “LOL, I’m dead!!!”
Stands for “Retweet,” in reference to the action of reposting a tweet via Twitter; simply used to express agreement
Ex: “We should go see that La La Land movie tonight.”
A comment or action that involves a subtle amount of disrespect or judgement towards someone or something
Ex: “Jennifer went to the mall and didn’t even invite us! The shade!”
Can also be used as a verb.
Ex: “I don’t mean to throw shade, but his new haircut looks horrible.”
Hot gossip, juicy personal information
Ex: “You better spill the tea about what happened last night.”