What does tindering mean?

Using Tinder

Tindering is when a person is on Tinder, a social dating application for Android and iOS phones. It includes browsing profiles of people near your location and swiping right or left on people that you like or dislike in order to match you with a mutually interested person.

The Tinder app was released in 2012 and quickly grew in popularity. Tindering is mostly done by people in their 20s and 30s and is used to go on dates or for a straight up booty call. There also is an invite-only version of Tinder called Tinder Select. This version only allows celebrities and other Tinder users who have a proficient track record on the app.


I spent about 2 hours tindering last night and only swiped right once
Wow, you're picky
Or, I'm just not into bros that post shirtless bathroom selfies

Tindering can be hard work

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Updated March 16, 2017

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