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Most Popular Slang Terms of Summer ’18

Emilia Caney, Opinions Editor

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Tea n. 1. interesting or shocking gossip/information about someone or something.
ex. “Becky’s ex was talking about her at lunch today! That’s tea.”

Sis/Sister n. 1. Used for sass/to refer to someone close to you; James Charles reference.
ex. “Sis, you will NOT believe what she said!”

“Who is she?” clause 1. A concept that references something or someone impressive 2. Confusing; usually used in a sarcastic or humorous tone.
ex. “Did you see that new Shane Dawson video? Who IS she?!”

Mood n. 1. When something relates to how you’re feeling.
ex. Stacy: “I don’t want to be here, ahhhh!” Mackenzie: “That’s a mood.”

Iconic adj. 1. Something that stands out in a unique way 2. Widely celebrated in pop culture.
ex. Did you see Beyonce’s new post on Instagram? Truly iconic.

Stan v. 1. Looking up to or idolizing someone or something for a long period of time.
ex. I stan the original Disney channel.

Triggered adj. 1. A reaction to something that makes you mad or upset.
ex. “I can’t believed coach made us run 10 laps… I’m triggered.”

Mom and Dad n. 1. When a couple is really cute and are in awe of their relationship.
ex. Did you watch To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before? Lara and Noah are my mom and dad.

Bop n. 1. A good song
ex. “Ariana Grande’s God is a Woman is a BOP!”

Oof interjection. 1. A form of expressing either a good feeling, shock, or frustration 2. Used when you don’t know how to respond to something.
ex. Anna: “Nick and I broke up.” Jordan: “Oof, I’m sorry.”

Bit n. 1. A continuous joke that goes on for a long period of time that you can refer to 2. can be an inside joke
ex. Ever since we saw that video, it’s been a bit to wear high heels everyday.

Retweet v. 1. When you agree with something or like what someone said; like retweeting a tweet on twitter.
ex. Dan: “We’re a month into school and I already have senioritis.” Jake: “Retweet.”

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