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KK

KK
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“OK, cool” is a common way to tell someone you understand and agree. However, texting and the Internet being what they are, that phrase was deemed too long to type out. OK was abbreviated to k and cool became kewl which then morphed into k. KK?

Find out 16 more social media slang terms you really need to know by now.

Fam

Fam
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Fam is your family but more often these days “fam” refers to any close loved ones, including friends. “I gotchu fam” is a popular phrase which means “I got your back.”

Snack

Snack
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A cutesy way of saying someone looks good, hot or fine.

Mood

Mood
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When something unexpected makes you feel a certain way or makes you think someone else is feeling a specific emotion. It can also be used as a way to say you relate to something.

Eyebleach

Eyebleach
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Bleach is a powerful cleaning solution so when you’ve seen one too many awful things, sometimes you need a little eyebleach – except instead of chemicals, you use pictures of puppies.

Ship

Ship
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Ship is short for relationship and when you “ship” someone you are not, as one might think, sending them in a FedEx box to China. Rather, when you “ship” people, it means you want them to be in a relationship.

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Swole

Swole
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When is looking muscular not popular? But these days we just have different words for talking about it. Now when someone has been hitting the weights we say they look “swole” (short for swollen?), “jacked,” or “ripped.”

Bougie

Bougie
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Bougie is short for bourgeois, which refers to being materialistic or part of a wealthy social class or simply aspiring to be such. Bougie is often used tongue-in-cheek to mean something unnecessarily fancy or someone who thinks they’re high-class but really aren’t.

Finna

Finna
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When talking about future plans, “fixing to” has gotten smooshed into “finna.” It means you’re going to do something.

On the other hand, use these 10 words if you want to sound really old. 

Hun

Hun
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Sorry, Atilla, “hun” is now a saccharine-sweet phrase sometimes used by women who are pretending to be overly friendly. It’s so commonly used in multi-level marketing sales pitches that it’s become shorthand for someone who shills essential oils, makeup, diet pills or the like, in a fake, sleazy way.

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