Have you ever heard a word or a term used in a sentence but have no idea what it meant? If your answer is yes! Then you’ve come to the right place. If you answered no, then you’re probably the one using them.
If you thought the only thing that has evolved was technology, well, think again. Words and terms have evolved drastically among the younger generation. Although there are a bunch of modern terms used by teenagers, we are going to pick out the top 6 that we think has a whole different meaning now.
No, I’m not talking about the hot beverage. “Tea” in modern terms can mean more than just a drink, it is commonly known as the latest gossip or a juicy information. There are many ways to use “tea” a simple example in a sentence is “spill the tea?” as in “what’s the gossip?”. So, the next time you’re in need of the latest news, simply ask for the “tea”.
2. Throw Shade
This term is most widely used on twitter, commonly used after an insult has been thrown at someone. “Shade” simply means insult. “Girl, she just threw shade at you!”which simply translates to “Girl, she just insulted you!”.
3. Glow Up
Glow up isn’t just sticks that bend and glow in the dark, in modern terms a glow up is simply an upgrade or a transformation. This term is popularly used on Instagram and Twitter where a person usually shares two pictures side by side, one their younger picture and one of their current picture accompanied with the caption “My glow up”.
Have you ever shared an information about someone without their consent? Well, then you’ve exposed that person.
Modern beef doesn’t describe a type of meat, but it’s a situation when someone has a conflict with another person. The term “Beef” can be found on gossip media outlets which is closely related to the modern term “tea”.
No, it’s not a condiment that you put too much into your cooking. Salty is to define someone who is passive-aggressive towards someone or something.
“He was salty after losing the game!” which translates to “he was angry after losing the game!”
Now that you know some of the slangs used in the modern society, what do you think could be the next word that will be turned into a slang? Drop us a comment down below!
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