10 Popular Millennial Terms Of 2017 You Should’ve Already Known By Now

Karishma Govil
Milllennials (Image courtesy: Shutterstock)
Milllennials (Image courtesy: Shutterstock)

Do you read random words or acronyms on the internet that you have no idea about, but you find that everyone’s using them? Well you don’t have to suffer from FOMO anymore! We’ve got you covered with the top 10 most popular terms used in 2017 to catch you up. Here goes!

1. Extra

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Something that is over dramatic or over-the-top. Eg: “It was just a fight, don’t be so extra.”

2. Gucci

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Originating from the famous super luxury brand Gucci, this word is used to describe something extraordinary and super cool. Eg: “Oh man, this house is so Gucci.”

3. Low-key

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Something you do on the sly, or in secret. Eg: “Dude, I low-key binge-watch The Bachelor.

4. Salty

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Being upset about past events. Eg: “I’m still feeling salty about my last relationship.”

5. Basic

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Someone whose choices are very mainstream and is not original in any way. Eg: “Wow, she likes the Gossip Girls. That’s so basic!”

6. Fam

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Now used to describe your squad. “Friends like family.” Eg: “Fam, we take great selfies together, no?”

7. Lit

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Something fun or exciting. Or being intoxicated. Eg: “This party is going to be lit!”

8. FTW

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For The Win is used to describe something that helped you win/achieve something. Eg: “Portrait images on Google Pixel, FTW!”

9. Throwing Shade

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Publicly disrespecting someone. Eg: “Dude, stop throwing shade at your BFF.”

10. No Chill/Zero Chill

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When someone cannot be calm or cool. Eg: “Stop blabbering, you have no chill whatsoever.”

MissMalini, FTW! Hope these terms have helped you get acquainted with your millennial side enough to be Gucci.

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