Here’s What “On Fleek” Means, Once and for All
Teen tech-speak defined
You’ve got Internet acronyms on lock. But you still have no clue what the average 2015 teenager is talking about. (“On fleek” means what now?) Herewith, PureWow’s guide to the nonsensical tech-speak of today’s youths.
Meaning: Excessively hyped or excited
As in: Julia brought rosé; book club’s about to get turnt.
Meaning: Your crew/posse
As in: About to meet the squad for dinner.
Meaning: Something you aspire to
As in: Olivia Palermo’s style is goals, man.
Meaning: Group of friends. See also: squad
As in: What’s up, fam?
Meaning: Something is awesome
As in: You are slaying in that new sweater, my friend.
6. On fleek
Meaning: On point
As in: Business casual on fleek.
Meaning: You’re too tired to type a ‘z’
As in: That presidential debate was cray, no?
Meaning: Ending a relationship by simply ignoring the other person entirely
As in: LOL @ Charlize Theron ghosting Sean Penn.
Meaning: A more enthusiastic “yes,” often followed by “queen” (alternately: “kween”). Add a’s and s’s as you see fit.
As in: Vacation in three days–yaaaassssss!
Meaning: Awesome. And not actually dead.
As in: OMG those s’mores bars? Dead.
11. Bye, Felicia
Meaning: A way to dismiss someone. Originally from the 1995 Ice Cube movieFriday.
As in: You’re not coming to my birthday party that you RSVP’d yes to? Bye, Felicia.
Meaning: Another way to dismiss someone
As in: I don’t have time to hear about your brother-in-law’s start-up that needs funding. Swerve.
Meaning: A shorter way to say “though”
As in: Those young people and their completely unnecessary slang doe.