How the Kids Are Talking These Days, Explained

Is “slay” a verb? Or maybe it’s a directive? This is an actual conversation that just transpired here in the Domaine HQ amongst our editors. Indeed every generation has a lexicon of lingo, a stash of favored words for communicating amongst each other, and describing situations and feelings. It’s something that can be dizzying, looking in from the outside. Slang often eludes strict definition, but in search of knowledge, we’ve researched the hottest words of the moment with some help from Twitter (where else?). Read on for a crash course in the 9 terms you’re going to be hearing a lot this year.