FBO – An acronym for Facebook Official. Used to gauge the seriousness of a relationship. ex: “Are they FBO?”
That’s sick – aka cool
Just sayin’ - a term coined to be used at the end of something insulting or offensive to take the heat off you when you say it. (Urban Dictionary)
Photobomb – getting in other peoples pictures without an invitation
Frenemy: friend + enemy
Epic fail - originally a gamer term, now mainstreamed to mean a failure so pathetic that it's funny.
Really? - subtle way to demonstrate smarts by knocking down what is unintelligent or obvious
Legit - credible and not fake. This go-to word reflects just how much this generation values authenticity.
Just talking – used in exchange for “dating” or “going out” (Not FBO…)
YOLO - an acronym for "You Only Live Once. YOLO is often used before taking a risk or questioning a situation USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "Hey, should I chop off all my hair?" "YOLO"
Swag/Swaggy - originating from the slang word '"swagger," means being or having something cool. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "Check out this blazer I found at the thrift store." "Swag."
Reach - when you "reach," you are literally reaching somewhere or attending an event. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "Are you heading to this party tonight?" "Yeah, I'm reaching" or "I'll reach tonight."
Styll - pronounced like “still”, it means agreeing with someone or the truth. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "That episode of 'The Vampire Diaries' was good, styll."
Cray/Cray-Cray – a shorter word for crazy. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "You're going to do all your holiday shopping on Christmas Eve? That's cray."
My Mains – refers to a close group of friends or the speaker’s family. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "Jay and I go way back, he is one of my mains."
Flex/Flexin’- refers to having cash on you or it describes someone who loves to show off their cash. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "I hate when my best friend thinks she has to wear all her designer clothes, she keeps flexin'."
Boost - bragging about or exaggerating a situation. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "It only took me 30 minutes to finish my work report." "Stop boosting."
SMH- an acronym that stands for “shakes my head.” You'll see it often used in text messages, Facebook chatter and in memes. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: In a text: "I just spilled coffee all over my white shirt." Reply: "SMH."
Bless Up- another way of saying goodbye or hello. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "Bless up my friend," or, "It was nice seeing you, bless up."
Moss- this word means to chill out or relax. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "Why are you always working? You need to moss."
Hundo P-"Hundo P" is just the sexier way of saying one hundred per cent. We approve.USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "I just merked my test, I got hundo p."
Chirp - describes what you're doing when you insult or "diss" someone. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "My older brother can be such a jerk, he's always chirping at me."
Scrilla - another word for money. USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE: "I just got paid. I'm rolling in scrilla."
Lyric-speak: In the same way that abbreviating phrases is cool and witty, song lyrics can catch on and play the same role of self-expression, adding an extra layer of in-the-know wit. Examples include: u fancy huh, hey yo, going hard, swag, deuces.
Hashtags - a way for people to search for tweets that have a common topic and to begin a conversation. For example, if you search on #LOST (or #Lost or #lost, because it's not case-sensitive), you'll get a list of tweets related to the TV show. What you won't get are tweets that say "I lost my wallet yesterday" because "lost" isn't preceded by the hash tag.