10 New slang words you need to know to keep up with the millennials

Here are a few new slangs that you might want to know if you want to keep up with the youngsters:

  1. Snatched—Apparently “Snatched” is the new “fleek”. I have heard of “snatched” before but I didn’t know that “fleek” was already something of the past. “Snatched” much like “fleek” is used to describe anything that looks really good or on point. example: “Her make-up looks snatched!”
  2. Sus — Never heard of this one but apparently it comes from the word “suspect”. It’s the Internet’s word for sketchy or shady.
  3. V — This is an online slang that I don’t quite get. If you’re not on social media then you must be oblivious to this new trend where everyone shortens the word “very” for just a simple “v”. I quite dislike this slang to be honest…
  4. Boots — This one is not much of a new slang as I’ve heard it from Todrick Hall in his old videos, and he’s been on youtube for a long time. I don’t really know the meaning of it but Todrick uses it with “snatched” so for instance he would say “Snatched Boots”. example: “Yaaas this girl is snatched boots!” meaning that this girl is on point.
  5. Bop — I heard this one in a slang video, I think it was from the Fine Brothers’ React channel, basically “bop” is a “hit song”. Don’t really know why we don’t just say “hit” anymore but ok. example: “That song is a bop”
  6. Hunty — This one I’ve heard it from Latoya Forever a few years ago so it’s not that new of a slang. But what I didn’t know was the story behind the word. Hunty is a combination of “honey” and “c*nt”. It’s the same as saying “Hey girl!” or “yas girl!!” / “Hey Hunty!” or “Yas Hunty!!”. Apparently it was popularized by RuPaul’s Drag Race as a term of endearment to describe your friends.
  7. Stan — Stan” is a combination of “stalker” and “fan”. It’s basically a hardcore fan. It comes from the Eminem song Stan, which is about an obsessed fan. If you “stan” someone that means that you are a super fan of them.
  8. AF — AF” stands for “as f*ck”, it puts emphasis to what you’re saying. Example: “I’m tired AF” meaning “I’m super tired”
  9. Extra — If someone calls you “extra”, you’re either trying too hard or being over the top.
  10. KOTL — I found this one online, not sure if anyone really uses it but it doesn’t hurt to teach it to you “KOTL” means “kiss on the lips”.

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