Me: *hangs out with friend* Friend: “Whose mans is this?” Me: … LOL what?
You may have heard slang like the above example floating around on campus or on the Internet. Have you ever wondered what it actually means? Can’t catch up with the popular slang culture? I’ve got you covered. Here are some slang words and phrases currently circling about on social media.
Express intense emotional outburst; to become really pissed off
Example: “Bradley is getting too worked up. He’s gonna pop off any minute.”
Broken, screwed up, unnecessarily redundant, questionable
Example: “That lesson was jank, I didn’t understand any of it.”
Whose mans is this?
Used to express somebody who is killing the moment or situation.
Example: “That guy just vomited all over the floor. Whose mans is this?”
A lot of; used in disbelief
Example: “There is bare people at this concert.”
An alternative of “what’s up”; used as a form of greeting.
To be really good, awesome; lit
Example: “That dress is flames!”
Being aware of current affairs
Example: “That debate got me woke.”
To express distaste or unhappiness about a situation
Example: “I’m salty that I lost the game.”
Example: “That person over there is looking sus.”
Used to describe somebody who does not care about consequences of their actions; ruthless character
Example: “That professor just roasted you in class. Savage.”
Good, cool; everything is fine
Example: “Just aced this test, we Gucci.”
Shocked or surprised, disbelief
Example: “That Trump rally got me shook.”
To get together with another person
Example: “Board game night – link up at my place!”
An insult to someone who does nothing (or little) with their life
Example: “They just showed up an hour late to their exam. What a wasteman.”
So there you have it, a quick guide that will make you slang term savvy in any convo!