Slang dictionary weird flex but OK or odd flex but OK or weird flex but okay [ weerd fleks buht oh-key ] What does weird flex but OK mean? Weird (or odd) flex but OK is a snarky, mocking internet slang response to when someone brags about something deemed unusual, bizarre, baffling, or questionable. A boast about owning a zebra or spending $1000 at Starbucks? Weird flex but OK. What's hot Karen simp stonks ligma Related words like a boss, humblebrag, send it, One does not simply, zero fucks, what the actual fuck, fuck this shit I'm out, But can it run Crysis?, GOMI, throwing shade Where does weird flex but OK come from? The phrase weird flex but OK was apparently born where a lot of things are born nowadays: Twitter. According to the meme-sleuths at Know Your Meme, on December 31, 2017 user @finnfeighery responded to a tweet posted by the activist Malala Yousafzai with weird flex but OK. The reply was a sarcastic answer to Malala’s truly impressive accomplishments for the year. Flex is a slang term for “showing off,” from flexing one’s muscles, so it’s as if the phrase is saying, “That’s a strange thing to brag about, but whatever.” Weird flex but ok https://t.co/zASfnB1O30 — Finn Feighery (@finnfeighery) January 1, 2018 The phrase gained traction on Twitter and other social media platforms and internet forums, but it wasn’t until September 24, 2018 when it was truly popularized as a kind of internet catchphrase. In an interview with Fox News, Brett Kavanaugh, then a Supreme Court nominee, said that he was a virgin for many years after high school. User @SJSchauer mocked his virginity tout on Twitter with weird flex but okay, and the internet loved it. Weird flex but ok https://t.co/zyVQ8Oj0xo — sarah schauer 🦂 (@SJSchauer) September 24, 2018 Examples of weird flex but OK My toddler just wanted to play “funeral” with me and I got the role of playing dead. Weird flex, but okay. @Megatronic13, October 2018 My Uber driver just played whale music all the way to my house like weird flex but okay @mysticalfruit, November 2018 PopBuzz SEE MORE EXAMPLES Popular now Karen simp stonks ligma Who uses weird flex but OK? “I spent $200 at Chipotle last night.” “Weird flex but okay.” Like almost everything on social media it seems, weird flex but OK (sometimes phrased as odd flex but OK) drips with sarcasm. It’s used to make fun of something presented as positive but perceived as negative—like being able to watch Lemon Party more than once. dopl3r.com my bf shows me off by posting how fast i eat with the timestamps on snapchat… weird flex but ok — ( ͡°ᴥ ͡° ʋ) (@joboblu) September 21, 2018 And let’s face it, most of the times weird flex but OK, for all its irony, is often pretty on point with its evaluations. My toddler just wanted to play “funeral” with me and I got the role of playing dead. Weird flex, but okay. — Sassparilla (@Megatronic13) October 26, 2018 "I listen to Vaporwave and I Vote. 😁""Weird flex but okay" pic.twitter.com/jvQqPpcUSe — Best of R/Vaporwave (@bestofRvaporwav) October 29, 2018 Me.me Just Added OK wallet, FYP, infodemic, contact tracing, murder hornet Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of weird flex but OK like most terms we define on Dictionary.com, but is rather an informal word summary that hopefully touches upon the key aspects of the meaning and usage of weird flex but OK that will help our users expand their word mastery.