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77 Millennial Slang Words That Will Have You Shook

Even when you’re young, it’s hard to keep up with all of the new millennial slang, but this list is here to help you fit in with the crowd.

1. Receipts – Evidence of a person’s hypocrisy, often pulled from past social media or text conversations

2. Extra – Over the top, dramatic behavior

3. Bae – A pet name that stands for Before Anyone Else 

4. Yaas – An enthusiastic way of saying yes

5. Low key – Low intensity / slight / kind of

6. AF – An acronym for “as fuck”

7. Turnt – Hype for a party

8. Mood – Used to express something that is relatable

9. Lit – When something is turned up or popping

10. Sus – When someone is acting suspicious or shady

11. Salty – Acting upset or bitter

Millennial Slang
Millennial Slang

 13. Bruh – Another way of saying “seriously?”

14. Woke – Being aware of current affairs

15. Thirsty – Horny

16. Basic – Only interested in mainstream, popular things

17. On fleek – Fashionable

18. Clap back – A comeback filled with attitude

19. Hunty – Equivalent of friend but said with attitude

20. Humble brag – When someone complains about their life while sneaking in a brag

21. Bye Felicia – An expression used to dismiss someone

22. Slay – Killing it / Succeeding

23. Adulting – To grow up and act responsible

24. Throwing shade – Making a subtly mean comment about someone

25. Dead – When someone is euphorically happy

26. Swerve – Get out of the way

27. Trolls – Someone who purposely tries to provoke others

28. Ratchet – Trashy

29. Stan – A combination of stalker and fan

30. V – A shortened form of very

31. Gassed – When someone has had one too many compliments and is full of themselves

Millennial Slang
Millennial Slang

33. Beat – To have a full face of makeup

34. Dank – Really cool

35. Ghost – When you completely disappear after hanging out and showing interest

36. Shook – Confused or in utter disbelief

37. High-key – Straight up truth

38. Fam – A group of friends who feels more like family

39. Mom – The most responsible friend in the group

40. Savage – Petty

41. Shipping – Wanting two people to date

42. JOMO – Joy of missing out

43. OTP – One true pairing

44. Trill – True and real

45. Hundo P – A shortened form of 100%

46. Snatched – Attractive

47. Dad – A role model

48. Finesse – To smooth things out

49. Goals – A way of subtly expressing that you’re jealous

50. TBH – To be honest

51. Squad – A group of friends

52. GOAT – Greatest of all time

Millennial Slang
Millennial Slang

54. Yeet – A way to show excitement or agree

55. Thirst trap – A sexy photograph or flirtatious message posted on social media

56. Wig snatched – Exposing someone to reveal the truth

57. FOMO – Fear of missing out

58. Thicc – Someone with curves

59. Phubbing – Snubbing someone to pay attention to your phone instead

Millennial Slang
Millennial Slang

61. Suh – A shortened version of what’s up

62. Blessed – Feeling fortunate

63. Bounce – Leaving suddenly

64. Swol – Someone who works out

65. IRL – In real life

66. TFW – That feeling when

67. Can’t even – Used to describe someone you cannot handle

68. Hangry – When you are angry because you are so hungry

69. Cray – Crazy

70. Gucci – Good / doing well / feeling fine

71. SMH – Shaking my head

72. Netflix and chill – Hooking up

73. Bougie – Someone from a higher class

74. Finna – Going to

75. GMT – Getting me tight / getting upset

Millennial Slang
Millennial Slang

77. Canceled – To reject something because it’s no longer trendy or it’s become too ratchet. TC mark

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