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This is it, Chief: The Top Slang Phrases You’re Hearing in the Halls Right Now

Sabrina Maxey, Staff Writer

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No matter the generation, teenagers will always have an influence on pop culture. Every decade has multiple iconic trends; this applies to anything from fashion to slang. Today’s teens, however, have created some of the most unusual slang words and phrases. Twitter is the current breeding ground for these new words, and they seem to be flourishing across multiple social media platforms. Here are a few examples of this year’s recently trending slang.

 

  • “Bet”: okay, alright or a form of acknowledgement

“Bet, I’ll pay you back tomorrow.”

 

  • “Flaw”: wrong or unethical in some way

“I’m only going to her birthday dinner for the food.”

“Wow, that’s flaw.”

 

  • “Dub”: a win/success

“We got that dub last night against Sickles High School.”

 

  • “L”: a loss; any form of shortcoming/inability to meet a certain standard or expectation.

“I can’t believe the Rams took an L against the Saints.”

 

  • “Fye”: fire; cool/dope

“Her new suede Pumas are so fye.”

 

  • “Oof”: yikes

“My plans got canceled last minute, after I had gotten ready.”

“Oof, I’m sorry about that.”

 

  • “This/that ain’t it chief”: When a situation is unfavorable or humorously bad

“I love pineapple on pizza.”

“That ain’t it chief.”

 

  • “Weird flex, but okay”: acknowledging an odd statement or flaunt

“No one ever gets an A in my class.”

“Weird flex, but okay.”

 

  • “Let’s get this bread”: a phrase indicating a positive can-do attitude, originally referring to making money.

“Good morning everyone, let’s get this bread.”

 

  • “Go off sis/queen”: an acknowledgement of someone’s rant or unfiltered/ harsh statement directed at someone or something

“The company was so unorganized, the event was a complete mess. They shouldn’t even be in business.”

“Go off, sis.”

 

  • “Tea”: gossip or rumors

“Spill the tea, I didn’t hear the whole story yesterday.”

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