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Total: 19 words

pity party

noun

any self-indulgent instance of feeling sorry for yourself

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reality check

noun

a corrective confronting of reality, in order to counteract one's expectations, prejudices, or the like

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shoot your shot

expression

to gather up the confidence to do something that one would be normally too scared to do, like ask someone out on a date

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the struggle is real

phrase

a phrase used to describe a small, everyday frustrating situation or setback, similar to the complaint of first-world problems

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G.O.A.T / GOAT

acronym

stands for the 'greatest of all time' in their field; often praises exceptional athletes but also musicians and other public figures

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mad props / props

noun

effusive compliments

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zoomer

noun

refers to members of Generation Z

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mood / big mood

interjection

used next to a meme, video, photo, or real-life situation to emphasize that something is relatable

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zone out / zone off

verb

to absent yourself mentally, with or without the aid of drugs

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AF

adverb

extremely; an abbreviation of 'as fuck'

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Facebook official

adjective

a relationship that has progressed wherein the couple has identified themselves as a couple on Facebook

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fishing

verb

looking for or 'fishing' for compliments

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flash mob

noun

a large crowd that materializes in a public place to perform a scripted action for several minutes before dissolving

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that had to hurt!

phrase

used as a humorous if not particularly sympathetic observation of a painful event

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don't call us, we'll call you

phrase

generally understood to be a polite, or not-so-polite, rejection of an application for employment

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for days

adjective

to a great degree

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bye Felicia!

phrase

used for inviting someone to leave

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swag

noun

goods given to people who attend or participate in an event; valuable articles or goods; promotional goods or items

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amazeballs / amaze-balls

adjective

very good

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