Slang words your kids are using you have no idea what they mean

The slang words are changing so fast these days it's hard to keep up with them! I can tell you no one says "totally rad" or "the bomb" anymore in case you were wondering. Sometimes I see stuff online and I have to google it to find out what it means and I'm not even that old! If you've wondered what terms like "periodt," "thirsty" or "snatched" mean then read below as I have a list of popular terms being used by teens and Gen Zers and the correct way to use them. The complete list can be found at

  1. Extra - to be overly dramatic or over the top
  2. Periodt - more extreme version of "period" to add emphasis to a point being made. Often preceded by the words "and that's on" to add further emphasis
  3. Snatched - when someone is wearing something very fashionable or supporting an insult against someone who lost an argument
  4. Wig - refers to the idea that what you saw was so amazing that your wig flew off
  5. Cap/no cap - cap means to lie about something whereas no cap means to tell the truth
  6. Lewk - a variation of "look" so like a specially and carefully constructed outfit or appearance
  7. Slay - to do really well or succeed at something
  8. Stan - originating from the Eminem song of the same name it can be used for an overzealous and obsessive fan


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