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30 Slang Words We Love from 2019

This article was vetted by no less than eight Gen Zers and six Millenials.

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Another word for beautiful, fine, or hot. Telling someone that they look "snatched" is a compliment. Trying to meet people online? Make sure you know these 10 slang words used on dating sites.

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Rapper Eminem's hit single "Stan" describes a fan who becomes so obsessed with the singer that when his letters aren't answered he locks his pregnant girlfriend in the trunk and drives the car off a bridge. This gruesome story has morphed into slang for being a huge fan of something or someone.

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Another word for surprised or upset. If you enjoy using creative words for your emotions, you'll love these 11 words that capture feelings you didn't even know you had.

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Secret social media accounts have been around, well, since social media. But today a popular pastime is creating fake Instagram accounts—finstas—that are for entertainment purposes. Whether your account is real or fake, make sure you're following the 10 basic rules of social media etiquette.

slang words boolin'


Someone who is "boolin" is hanging out or chilling—it just means they're relaxed and not worried. Check out these reasons why some English words have silent letters.

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It sounds just like it's spelled and means the same thing—boy. But a "boi" is a cuter term, most often used to talk about a dog or other pet. Check out all the good bois (and girls) in our cutest pets gallery!

slang words mirin'


Short for "admiring." But if you're mirin' someone it means you are admiring them in a more subtle, sweet way.

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If you want someone to know you're talking about them on Twitter, you include their @username. But if you want to talk about someone without calling them out directly, you subtweet them. And that bit of Twitter vocab has seeped into real life as well to mean talking about someone without mentioning their name yet still making it very clear who you're speaking about.

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Just like it sounds, "smol" is slang for "small." So why not just say "small"? Because when your mouth says "smol" you automatically make the "ooooh!" face and that just makes everything seem tiny and cute.

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Costume play, or cosplay for short, is a hugely popular pastime where people dress up as their favorite movie, book, or cartoon characters. Often the costumes are very creative and realistic, going beyond a typical Halloween-type costume.

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