At this very moment, there is probably a new slang word being coined. Whether it becomes popular and lives on for many years is another story entirely. New slang words can either spread like wildfire or die quiet, lonely deaths. College campuses across the U.S. are the perfect environments for new slang. UCLA's linguistic department publishes a slang dictionary, U.C.L.A. Slang 6. It's full of words that are hot among young people.
Here is a list of 10 popular slang words that are fast becoming a part of the everyday lingo for the young and hip:
Before you go on to learn some new slang words, take our slang quiz based on these words.
Answer Key: 1. chillax; 2. recessionista; 3. sick; 4. bromance; 5. spitting game at; 6. total G; 7. destroy; 8. presh; 9. frenemies; 10. so Obama
Also, don't forget to check out the YourDictionary American Slang Dictionary