15 Millennial Slang Terms That You Probably Don't Know The Meaning Of

By Eoin

June 28, 2017 at 3:04pm

15 Millennial Slang Terms That You Probably Don't Know The Meaning Of

So we've all been there, you overhear a group of teenagers or millennials having a chat and you haven't a clue what they are talking about.

Worry not my friends, as we've done some intrepid investigation on your behalf so you can update your vocab and make sure you don't embarrass yourself ever again.

Without further ado, here are some of the more obscure words added to Urban Dictionary recently...


Someone who asks ridiculous, obnoxious or irrelevant questions (we all work with one!


Actions or behavior that are amazing or unbelievable; the act of being a badass

Boomerang Child

A child who moves out to start his or her own life, then returns home to live - often as a result of the economy, but possibly due to irresponsibility of some kind. This covers half of Ireland in fairness!

Bye Felicia

Exclamation used when a person announces they are exiting, but other people in the area don't care. Adapted from 2005 film Friday starring Chris Tucker and Ice Cube


A combination of crazy and drunk, meaning crazy drunk (may also refer to people who are high)

Duck face

A face made by pursing and pouting one's lips in an attempt to make them appear fuller or to make the cheekbones appear more prominent.

Frequently utilised by young women in selfies or other photos in an attempt to look flirty or more model-esque and appears regularly on your Instagram feed


To tweet while drunk (also drunk tweet)

Ego surfing

Using a search engine to look for references about yourself


Refers to a devotee of a particular product/company/person


A designated time and place to drink with a group of friends, don't see this taking off in Ireland!


Refers to a someone having two Instagram accounts, one Instagram account for their friends and a Finstagram (fake Instagram) account for their parents - genius!


A diva, who incorrectly believes she is every man's dream


A man who likes to date younger women (i.e., swims upstream), usually found at 3am outside Coppers! 

Virgin ears

A term used to call attention to someone's naiveté (specifically someone who hasn't been exposed to talk about sex, drugs, profanity, etc.)

Word out

Marks the departure of the speaking individual from a conversation 

On that note, word out!


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