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
MTFBWYMay the Force be with you
OSTOriginal soundtrack
StreamerSomeone who regularly broadcasts on Twitch.tv
TGIFThank goodness it's Friday
FWBFriends with benefits
BootyliciousAttractive with a nice rear end
ASMRAutonomous Sensory Meridian Response
You got servedYou were called out
IDFWUI don't f*** with you
WAPWet A** P***y
ZaddyA composed, fashionable, and attractive man
DopeIllegal drugs
CGComputer Graphics
You know nothing, Jon SnowYou are naive
KpopKorean Pop music
HipsterA person who dislikes mainstream culture
DTPDisturbing the peace
PotterheadA Harry Potter fan
StanningObsessing over a person
And I oopI'm so embarassed
Dump statAn ability that an RPG player doesn't prioritize
Comfort idolA celebrity whose actions soothe you
BromanceDeep friendship between two or more males
MovemberMustache-growing November
JuggaloA fan of Insane Clown Posse
SWStar Wars
InfluencerA social media user who affects others' behaviors
WWJDWhat would Jesus do
BlingOverly flashy jewelry
WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment
Nae NaeHip-rocking, hand-raising dance move
WokeAware of social issues
StanAn obsessed fan of someone or something
TwerkHip-gyrating dance move
TravoltifiedTo mispronounce a name
KimyeKim Kardashian and Kanye West
Rom comRomantic comedy
Crows before hoesGuy friends are more important than romantic interests
DemThronesGame of Thrones
TNGThe Next Generation
1DOne Direction
HBOHome Box Office
SpitTo freestyle rap
TWDThe Walking Dead
DuckrollTo mislead someone
DabHip hop dance move
OT3One true threesome
E chokeAn expression of shock or surprise
MLPMy Little Pony
DashieRainbow Dash
HPHarry Potter
SelteringSticking out your rear in a fitness pose
Galentine's DayFebruary 13th ladies-only celebration
WWWonder Woman
OTPOne true pairing
GOTGame of Thrones
TebowingGetting in a position of praying
GNRGuns N' Roses
TwerkingShaking hips and rear in a bouncing motion
HIMYMHow I Met Your Mother
ChivetteFemale who likes theCHIVE
AGTAmerica's Got Talent
KUWTKKeeping up with the Kardashians
KOTLCKeeper of the Lost Cities
VSCO girlsPreppy female teen Instagrammers
LOTRLord of the Rings
A7XAvenged Sevenfold
FanboyA dedicated male fan
DougieDance move
MST3KMystery Science Theater 3000
WCWWorld Championship Wrestling
ChiverMale who likes theCHIVE
Jump the sharkTo decrease in quality
SlasherHorror film
K-popKorean Pop music
LWYMMDLook what you made me do
MCUMarvel Cinematic Universe
Y/NYour name
Put overMake someone look good
MarkA fan who believes pro wrestling is real
BTSBangtan Sonyeondan
NKOTBSBNew Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys
BronyMale viewer of My Little Pony
BMWBoy Meets World
TDSWJSThe Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Off the hookTotally awesome
TravoltifyTo mispronounce a name
Winter is comingSomething bad is going to happen
RHONJThe Real Housewives of New Jersey
SuperfanAn extremely dedicated fan
SWTFAStar Wars: The Force Awakens
Pain in the choobiesAnnoyance
FestivusA holiday celebration
DabbinLeaning your head into your elbow with your other arm outstretched
Steve HarveyTo announce the wrong winner
Welcome to your tapeI'm mad at you
MMPRMighty Morphin' Power Rangers
HeadcanonA fan's unverified beliefs about a story
WW84Wonder Woman 1984
Fan serviceIndulging fans' desires
Speak truth to powerStand up for what is right
KayfabePretending something fake is real
Parasocial relationshipA one-way relationship between a fan and a creator
BangerAn awesome, energetic piece of media
SwiftieA devoted fan of Taylor Swift
CinephileA devoted fan of cinema
NormieA person whose tastes are mainstream
DisneyboundingDressing similarly to Disney characters
BOATBest of all time
ILUMI love you man
LL&PLive long and prosper
HuckleberryThe one you're looking for
JLoJennifer Lopez
BrangelinaBrad and Angelina
NKOTBNew Kids on the Block
ChrismukkahChristmas and Hanukkah
JPJurassic Park
TAAHMTwo and a Half Men
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
BromentBro moment
SledneckA mountain person who drives a snowmobile
RHONYThe Real Housewives of New York City
RHOMThe Real Housewives of Miami
CosplayCostume play
CosplayerA person who wears a costume and plays a character
Tay tayTaylor Swift
BTFDBack to the Future day
NerfherderAn untamed and unkempt person
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
JLUJustice League Unlimited
Cut a promoStage a promotional interview
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
SlashSame-sex romance fan fiction
WaifuA fictional female that a real person has a crush on
BagSuccess and wealth
HusbandoA fictional man that a real person has a crush on
FNAFFive Nights at Freddy's
Actual playTTRPGs played for an audience
MTFBWUMay the Force be with you
TOSThe Original Series
HSMHigh school musical
OMJOh my Jonas
TWSSThat's what she said
KOTORKnights of the Old Republic
ErmahgerdOh my gosh
3EBThird Eye Blind
OITNBOrange is the New Black
LZLed Zeppelin
STPStone Temple Pilots
FreshBrand new
AYAOTDAre You Afraid of the Dark?
WWFWorld Wrestling Federation
FEFinger Eleven
BBBreaking Bad
AFVAmerica's Funniest Videos
PTIPardon the interruption
SilverstoningChewing up food before serving it
HOHHead of Household
Sharpen a mustacheSmoke a joint
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
Damp down your power coreSettle down
Treat yo selfTake care of yourself
HodorHold the door
JuggaletteA female fan of Insane Clown Posse
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
IdolA K-pop star
PharbzPhoebe Bridgers fans
Collab houseA house full of social media influencers
TikTok houseA house full of TikTok influencers
Silver foxAn attractive older man
GlitchingDance move that includes subtle jerks synced to music
EATEOTEverywhere at the End of Time
YAYoung Adult
ArianatorAn Ariana Grande fan
Nepo babyA child who benefits from a famous parent
IASIPIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
WeebA non-Japanese person obsessed with Japanese pop culture
SCPSpecial Containment Procedures Foundation
POTOPhantom of the Opera
HKHello Kitty
MIBMen in Black
ANTMAmerica's Next Top Model
PM5KPowerman 5000
NINNine Inch Nails
APCA Perfect Circle
ChibiMiniature Character
CCRCreedence Clearwater Revival
DMBDave Matthews Band
TFKThousand Foot Krutch
PJPearl Jam
SOADSystem of a Down
WailTo be awesome
ELOElectric Light Orchestra
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
RHOAThe Real Housewives of Atlanta
KartrashiansKardashian family
HallyuKorean wave
TIOTurn it off
BTTFBack to the Future
Bantha fodderAs good as dead
TFAThe Force Awakens
Mom comRomantic comedy directed at moms
SmizeTo smile with your eyes
ICPInsane 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
Deep cutAn obscure work or reference
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
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
QueerbaitingImplying but never actualizing a non-hetero relationship
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
AEWAll Elite Wrestling
LCSLocal comic store
MFMMy Favorite Murder
MBMBaMMy Brother, My Brother and Me
TAZThe Adventure Zone
Hiatus brainWhen superfans' minds go wild during a hiatus
Internet boyfriendAn online community's collective guy crush
WDWWalt Disney World
AUAlternate universe
MOTUMasters of the Universe
SFScience Fiction
TAWOGThe Amazing World of Gumball
WTAWomen tell all
KFCKid's Fattening Clinic
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
Needle dropWhen an existing song is used in a movie or show
ARMYAdorable Representative M.C. for Youth
FFDPFive Finger Death Punch
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
CNRHKYITFChuck Norris roundhouse kick you in the face
TTTHCSThings that Tim Howard could save
gtrdunGet 'er done
FF5Family Force 5
DTDream Theater
ICHCI Can Has Cheezburger?
BSBBackstreet Boys
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
DrakingPlacing Drake's head on handicap wheelchair signs
SparrowfaceFacial expression with eyes wide open and mouth slightly open
SWTLJStar Wars: The Last Jedi