Slang

  1. Do You Remember This Radical 80s Slang?

    When you re-hear to this 80's slang you'll feel like you've been transported back in time. Do you remember these totally 80's words?
  2. Jazz Slang Terms For Cool Hepcats

  3. Where Do “Say So,” “Gangnam Style,” And Other Viral Dances Get Their Names?

  4. Where Did The Slang Word “Stan” Come From?

    Stan. Is it a male's given name or slang for a "diehard fan" of, you know, BTS or Arya Stark? Both! So how did this word evolve?
  5. What Is Your Favorite Word To Use From The ’90s?

    The 90s were a time of interesting fashion, music, and slang. What is your favorite word to use from the '90s ... and do you still use it today?
  6. We’ve Crowned The Dictionary.com Slang Word Champion!

    Update: Voting has closed, and the winner of Dictionary.com’s March Madness Slang Competition is Karen! We started this contest with 64 words, and now after the highly anticipated face-off between our final two, Karen and OK boomer, we have a winner. It’s Karen! So who is Karen, anyway? According to our definition, Karen is a mocking slang term for an entitled, obnoxious, middle-aged white woman. Especially …

  7. Slang Final Four Voting Is Open: Will “Karen” Win?

    Update: Voting in the Final Four has ended! Check out the championship round! It’s time to vote on round five of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! After four intense rounds of competition, our March Madness slang bracket has been narrowed down to the Final Four: Karen, OK boomer, low-key, and the struggle is real. The remaining four words in our contest represent an intriguing mix …

  8. Think You Know British Slang?

    Obviously game shows about words are our favorite, and now we've gone international. How many of these British slang words will you guess?
  9. “OK Boomer” & “Karen” Survive: Vote On Round 4 Of The Best Slang Word Bracket

    It’s time to vote on round four of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! There are only a handful of words left on Dictionary.com’s March Madness bracket, but the competition is just heating up. Last week, you voted on our Sweet Sixteen, and you wasted no time knocking out terms like big mood, hold my beer, and sorry not sorry.  In a surprising upset, the 16-seed …

  10. Emoji With Good Origin Stories (And The People Who Created Them)

    This would be a slideshow of emoji that have good creation/origin stories. Example: hijab emoji, drop of blood emoji, etc. An intro slide and ~10 emoji would be great. Let me know if you have questions.