Gen Z Slangs to Converse with Younger People 
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Gen Z Slangs to Converse with Younger People

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2 min read . Oct 11


Generation Z is the term for people born in the late nineties. And like any other generation, Gen Z-ers use their own lingos and slang that may sound like a completely different language. If you don’t catch their language at the speed of light, you might encounter FOMO (fear of missing out). However, you don’t have to worry about the same because we are here to help you with that.

So, here is a cheat sheet of 25 Gen Z terms that will help you shoot the breeze with Gen Z-ers in no time. 


CEO in the dictionary of Gen Z means a person who is a pro at something. 

No cap

No cap is a way of saying that something is authentic or true.


Salty means you are feeling irritated or bitter, mainly about something/someone specific.


Clout means fame, influence, or popularity. 


Sus is a term that stands for suspicious. 


Slap is a term used for something that you really enjoyed.


Tea is used for gossip that is juicy and sought-after.

Cancel culture

Cancel culture is used as a form of shaming an opinion of an organization, public figure, or company. 


Flex is used as a synonym for show-off.


Dank is used to describe something that is of high or excellent quality. 


Boujee is used to describe something that is fancy or extravagant.


Finna is used to say ‘I am going to.’


Cheugy is a term used for something that is not trendy. 


Simp is a term used for a person who does too much for the person they like or have a crush on. 


Camp is used for something that is ironically trendy. 


Snack is used to describe a person you find attractive. 


TFW is an abbreviation for ‘that feeling when.’


Woke is used for a person who is politically aware. 


Drip is another term used in place of swag or something really cool. 


Bop is used for a song or an album that is exceptionally good.  


Sheesh is a term used to hype a person up if they’re looking good or doing something great. 

Living rent-free

Living rent-free is used when you can’t get someone out of your head. 

Vibe check

Vibe check is used to check someone’s mood or energy. 


Drag is used when you criticize or make fun of someone. 


Finesse is used to manipulate or trick someone in order to get what you want. 

If you want to fit in among the Gen Z-ers, then brush up on these 25 slang words used by them and the feeling of FOMO (fear of missing out) will always be at bay.

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