Pop Culture Slang

The Internet has popularlized the use of acronyms and abbreviations, which are now commonly used in pop culture. The list below includes slang terms related to movies, music, TV, games, and celebrities.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
Easter eggA hidden message
DnDDungeons & Dragons
SwagSkills or style
RickrollTo trick someone into watching a Rick Astley music video
sfxSpecial effects
OSTOriginal soundtrack
FWBFriends with benefits
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
ASMRAutonomous Sensory Meridian Response
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
WAPWet A** P***y
DopeIllegal drugs
You got servedYou were called out
KpopKorean Pop music
CGComputer Graphics
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
BromanceDeep friendship between two or more males
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
DTPDisturbing the peace
DemThronesGame of Thrones
WokeAware of social issues
And I oopI'm so embarassed
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
Rom comRomantic comedy
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
DabHip hop dance move
Dump statAn ability that an RPG player doesn't prioritize
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
HBOHome Box Office
SpitTo freestyle rap
MovemberMustache-growing November
Galentine's DayFebruary 13th ladies-only celebration
JuggaloA fan of Insane Clown Posse
StanAn obsessed fan of someone or something
StanningObsessing over a person
SWStar Wars
1DOne Direction
TWDThe Walking Dead
DuckrollTo mislead someone
HPHarry Potter
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
WWWonder Woman
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
TNGThe Next Generation
OTPOne true pairing
GOTGame of Thrones
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
DashieRainbow Dash
AGTAmerica's Got Talent
KUWTKKeeping up with the Kardashians
KOTLCKeeper of the Lost Cities
MarkA fan who believes pro wrestling is real
LOTRLord of the Rings
A7XAvenged Sevenfold
GNRGuns N' Roses
DougieDance move
MST3KMystery Science Theater 3000
WCWWorld Championship Wrestling
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
OT3One true threesome
FanboyA dedicated male fan
NKOTBSBNew Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
MLPMy Little Pony
BMWBoy Meets World
TDSWJSThe Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Off the hookTotally awesome
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
RHONJThe Real Housewives of New Jersey
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
K-popKorean Pop music
SuperfanAn extremely dedicated fan
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
FestivusA holiday celebration
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
MMPRMighty Morphin' Power Rangers
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
WW84Wonder Woman 1984
Fan serviceIndulging fans' desires
KayfabePretending something fake is real
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
BTSBangtan Sonyeondan
SwiftieA devoted fan of Taylor Swift
DisneyboundingDressing similarly to Disney characters
LL&PLive long and prosper
JLoJennifer Lopez
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
NKOTBNew Kids on the Block
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
BronyMale viewer of My Little Pony
JPJurassic Park
TAAHMTwo and a Half Men
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
OMAMOf Mice and Men
AFHVAmerica's Funniest Home Videos
SNLSaturday Night Live
BelieberA committed fan of Justin Bieber
Hate-watchTo watch something you love to hate
MansomeManly handsome
SledneckA mountain person who drives a snowmobile
SlasherHorror film
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
CosplayCostume play
Tay tayTaylor Swift
BTFDBack to the Future day
Damp down your power coreSettle down
Pain in the choobiesAnnoyance
Welcome to your tapeI'm mad at you
BarsLyrical hip hop sentences
Diddy cropTo cut a person out of your life
Christmas creepThe slow expansion of the Christmas shopping season
Nuked the fridgeA movie series drastically decreased in quality
Speak truth to powerStand up for what is right
JLUJustice League Unlimited
Cut a promoStage a promotional interview
Put overMake someone look good
Meet cuteA charming first meeting between two people
DS9Deep Space Nine
MultifandomSubscribing to multiple communities of fans
Who dey breetWho is breathing?
RPFReal person fiction
CinephileA devoted fan of cinema
HusbandoA fictional man that a real person has a crush on
ILUMI love you man
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
TOSThe Original Series
HSMHigh school musical
TWSSThat's what she said
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
3EBThird Eye Blind
OITNBOrange is the New Black
LZLed Zeppelin
STPStone Temple Pilots
AYAOTDAre You Afraid of the Dark?
FEFinger Eleven
BBBreaking Bad
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
PTIPardon the interruption
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
HOHHead of Household
BromentBro moment
LLAPLive long and prosper
RHOBHThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
RHOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
FangirlA dedicated female fan
T SwiftTaylor Swft
VMAVideo Music Awards
AHSAmerican Horror Story
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
Treat yo selfTake care of yourself
HodorHold the door
UnstanA person who is trying to be less obsessed with a celebrity
CypherAn informal rap or dance gathering
CipherAn informal dance or rap gathering
Binge racerA person who watches an entire season of a show within 24 hours
Y/NYour name
IdolA K-pop star
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
GlitchingDance move that includes subtle jerks synced to music
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
SlashSame-sex romance fan fiction
EATEOTEverywhere at the End of Time
WaifuA fictional female that a real person has a crush on
YAYoung Adult
ArianatorAn Ariana Grande fan
BagSuccess and wealth
NormieA person whose tastes are mainstream
Nepo babyA child who benefits from a famous parent
IASIPIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
WeebA non-Japanese person obsessed with Japanese pop culture
MOTUMasters of the Universe
MIBMen in Black
ANTMAmerica's Next Top Model
OMJOh my Jonas
PM5KPowerman 5000
NINNine Inch Nails
ChibiMiniature Character
CCRCreedence Clearwater Revival
TFKThousand Foot Krutch
PJPearl Jam
WailTo be awesome
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
FreshBrand new
MCRMy Chemical Romance
McConaughssanceMatthew McConaughey's renaissance
ScarJoScarlett Johansson
Lip DubA lip synching music video
Turn down for whatI'm excited
Mo sistaA woman who supports Movember
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
RHOAThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
KartrashiansKardashian family
HallyuKorean wave
BTTFBack to the Future
Bantha fodderAs good as dead
TFAThe Force Awakens
Mom comRomantic comedy directed at moms
SmizeTo smile with your eyes
JuggaletteA female fan of Insane Clown Posse
Binge racingWatching an entire season of a show within 24 hours
UPFUltra passionate fan
Bro countryA subgenre of mainstream country music
Schmuck baitA ludicrous tease for a show plot
skskskOvercome with emotion
RetconRetroactively change
DCAUDC Animated Universe
JobberA character who loses fights to make others look good
BTASBatman: The Animated Series
MultistanAn obsessed fan of multiple things
ShootAn unscripted event
WorkA scripted event
Worked shootA scripted event that contains unscripted elements
Bitcoin Pizza DayMay 22, 2010
GrokIntuitively understand
Silver foxAn attractive older man
SmarkA fan who knows pro wrestling is scripted
TweenerA wrestler who is neither hero nor villain
Comfort characterA fictional character who soothes you
WBWWorld Between Worlds
OCOriginal character
MHAMy Hero Academia
FNAFFive Nights at Freddy's
QueerbaitingImplying but never actualizing a non-hetero relationship
Needle dropWhen an existing song is used in a movie or show
WAGWives and girlfriends
DBZDragon Ball Z
RequelA movie featuring elements from a previous film
ShowmanceA romance between actors starring in the same production
The GGirlfriend
Pro-shipPro-problematic shipping
Anti-shipAnti-problematic shipping
NOTPNot one true pairing
FanficFan fiction
FanonUnverified story points fans believe are canon
SFScience Fiction
TAWOGThe Amazing World of Gumball
KFCKid's Fattening Clinic
DMBDave Matthews Band
GDGreen Day
DWTSDancing with the Stars
NWONew World Order
WWWFWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
WDTFSWhat does the fox say?
DARDaily afternoon randomness
HOCHouse of Cards
TSFHTwo Steps From Hell
GroolGreat and cool
UTFLUse the force, Luke
ManssiereMale brassiere
BVBBlack Veil Brides
GleekGlee geek
Mo broA movember participant
DramedyDramatic and comedic movie
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
ARMYAdorable Representative M.C. for Youth
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
WTAWomen tell all
BenniferBen and Jennifer
PFPink Floyd
SYTYCDSo You Think You Can Dance
BrollingJames Bond trolling
RHODCThe Real Housewives of D.C.
5SOS5 Seconds of Summer
JonerysJon and Daenerys
KCCOKeep calm and CHIVE on
BroA male bra
TTTHCSThings that Tim Howard could save
CNRHKYITFChuck Norris roundhouse kick you in the face
gtrdunGet 'er done
FF5Family Force 5
APCA Perfect Circle
DTDream Theater
ICHCI Can Has Cheezburger?
BSBBackstreet Boys
SOADSystem of a Down
OMAMOf Monsters and Men
STTWSabrina the Teenage Witch
F11Finger Eleven
SOASons of Anarchy
AFIA Fire Inside
TravoltafyTo mispronounce a name
TravoltafiedTo mispronounce a name
FWBLFriends with Better Lives
FNLFriday Night Lights
BromanticAction showing friendship between two or more males
RHOOCThe Real Housewives of Orange County
TIOTurn it off
DrakingPlacing Drake's head on handicap wheelchair signs
SparrowfaceFacial expression with eyes wide open and mouth slightly open
ICPInsane Clown Posse
SWTLJStar Wars: The Last Jedi