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