Teen Slang: Yeet, Hundo, Bruv, Eshay… WTF Is This language?

Did we just catch you shaking your head and wondering what on earth this new language is that your teenager speaks with his mates, are they even speaking in English?

Well of course they are speaking English, but their language just seems to be so different, they make up the weirdest words and don’t even get me started on the meaning behind half of them.

But grab a cuppa and let me try to help you decode what your teenager is trying to say and what they actually mean.

Common teen slang words you might hear…

General

Basic

Boring, average, or unoriginal

Bet

in positive response to a statement it means “for sure”

Big brain

said when someone is trying to sound really smart

Cap

Fake or a lie

Crashy

Crazy and trashy, like a trainwreck

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Crunk

Getting high and drunk at the same time, or crazy and drunk

Curve

To reject someone romantically (related to “ghosting”)

Dope

Cool or awesome

Eets

Sweet

Fax, no printer

means “true fact”

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Flex

To show off

GOAT

“Greatest of All Time”

Gucci

Good, cool, or going well

Hangry

Hungry and angry

Hundo

100%

Lit

Amazing, cool, or exciting

No cap

Totally true or no lie

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OMG

An abbreviation for “Oh my gosh” or “Oh my God”

Periodt

End of statement emphasiser. For example: “That’s the best ice cream, periodt.”

Poggers

excitement or describing something that’s cool or awesome…like “oh wow that’s poggers!”

Salty

Bitter, angry, agitated

Shook

To be incredibly shocked or shaken up

Sic/Sick

Cool or sweet

Snatched

Looks good, perfect, or fashionable; the new “on fleek”

Sweat or Sweaty

Something or someone that’s cool or great

Fire

Hot, trendy, amazing, or on point (formerly “straight fire”)

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Requestion

Request and a question, or to question again

Ship

You might “ship” two people together, as in they should be a couple; derived from relationship

Skurt

To go away or leave

Tope

Tight and dope

TBH

To be honest

Tea

Gossip, situation, story, or news

Thirsty

Trying to get attention

Throw shade

To give someone a dirty look

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YOLO

“You Only Live Once” (often used ironically)

YAAAS

overwhelming or excited way to say “YES”.

Yeet

cool or to throw something

Yessir

means ok sure

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People

Bae

“Before anyone else,” babe, or baby is used to describe a boyfriend, girlfriend, or good friend

BF/GF

Boyfriend or girlfriend (used when texting, not in conversation)

BFF

“Best friends forever”

Bruh, Bruv

Brother, bro or dude

Emo

Someone who is emotional or a drama queen

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Eshay

 

a white skinny male who likes to think they are “Gangster”.

Fam

Group of friends or family

A Karen

A disparaging way to describe a petty middle-aged woman, who is rude, especially to people who work in the service industry.

Noob/n00b

A person who doesn’t know what they’re doing or who is bad at something; in other words, a newbie

Squad

Group of friends that hang out together regularly, used ironically

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Sus

Suspicious, shady, not to be trusted

THICC

describe people having bigger body parts that are bigger than usual.

THOT

That hoe over there

Tight

In a close relationship or friendship

Tool

Someone who is stupid, obnoxious, rude, and/or embarrasses themselves, often a jock type

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Parties, Drugs, and Sex

Below is a list of some slang words you really do need to be aware of:

9

code for a parent is watching

53X

Sex

CU46

See you for sex

Dayger

Party during the day

Function/Func

Party

Get Lit

party hard

Kick back

Small party

Molly

Ecstasy (MDMA), a dangerous party drug

Netflix and Chill

Used as a front for inviting someone over to make out

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Rager

Big party

Smash

 

To have casual sex

Sloshed

To be drunk

The plug

Someone that supplies alcohol/drugs

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Throw down

To throw a party

Turnt

To be high or drunk (formerly “turnt up”)

X

Ecstasy

WTTP

Want to trade photos?

LMIRL

Let’s meet in real life

So next time you’re chatting with your teenager why not toss in a bit of their own lingo and watch their reaction to see how crazy it sounds.

Totally DOPE!

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