Examples of sket
Examples of sket
Where does sket come from?
Sket originated in the UK during the early 2000s as black youth slang. Its source is obscure, but it may be related to the Jamaican English skettel, or a woman who dresses in dancehall fashion. When you’re going dancing, you move your body. To get better movement, you wear fewer clothes. And, as double standards go, when women move their bodies and wear less clothing, you get called slut, apparently, or in this case, sket.
Sket is most familiar, and notorious, in the UK. In 2014, Manchester United Football Club player Rio Ferdinand was fined £25,000 and suspended for 3 games after tweeting the word sket. He had gotten into a Twitter fight with a critic, eventually insulting the user’s mother as sket to his 5.9 million followers.
In 2011, a London-set thriller film, called Sket, followed an interracial girl gang as they dealt drugs, dealt with family, and dealt revenge.
Who uses sket?
As an insult for “slut,” sket specifically means “dirty” and “trashy,” true of its sister abuses like whore. Urban Dictionary entries for the term uses modifiers like scabby and crusty.
Sophia burped in specsavers and then realised where she was .. dirty little sket
— ǝ ı ɹ p u ǝ ɥ ʎ l ı ɯ ǝ (@HendrieEmily) August 15, 2018
A milf is 30+
If you’re 17 your just a sket with a baby
— Deon lotoaniu (@DeeTheParty) August 6, 2018
You must be a pure sket going near a boy who has a girlfriend 🤮 no excuses like there’s over a billion people in the world lol find your own boy
— paulina (@paulinaotola) August 15, 2018
As true of some other gender sluts like bitch, some women have reclaimed sket, using the term positively as a sign of solidarity, camaraderie, or sexual liberation.
— amaris (@amxris_) August 12, 2017