‘Incel’ and Other 9 Terms I’m Lusting After These Days

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Let’s increase our vocabulary, shall we? Here are the 10 terms I’m crushing on for the last 10 days

‘Incel’ and Other 9 Terms I’m Lusting after These Days
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Incel

This one tops the chart. “Incel” means-

“Involuntarily Celibate” men who blame women for everything in life (okay not everything, but missing the action between sheets).

Ex:

Do you know Reddit had an Incel subredit once but now it’s blocked for spreading too much misogyny?

I know this example sounds pathetic but I’m scratching my head and nothing alternative has come out yet.

Chad

Chad means-

“A boy or man with a monumental ego, wannabe badass and show-offey vibes, an expensive taste in cars/drinks/clothes/accessories and loves to hang out in groups. And he can be spotted mostly in hip nightclubs, concerts, frat houses etc.”

Ex:

Date a chad and get ready to be screwed up.

 

Now enough of frat culture and now look up to an amazing coinage from Ireland I learned recently:

 

Emerald Noir

Emerald Noir means-

“gripping thriller/crime genre of literature that has been emerging out of Ireland pretty fast.”

Ex:

Tana French is quintessential front-runner in Emerald Noir; don’t miss out on her Dublin Murder Squad Series.

Biophilia

Biophilia means-

“The love one feels for other biological forms, natural surroundings and towards life itself.”

Ex:

Want to know the secret behind my radiant skin? It’s high level of Biophilia.

 

Gangbuster

There can be multiple meanings of Gangbuster but it sums up into –

“Something that comes in with a bang, an excitement, intensity or a promise to be successful.”

Ex:

In Narcos, the DEA agents had the last laugh after having a gangbuster success against Medellin cartel.

 

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Booklore

It means-

“Collecting trivia about books, certain authors, history of its publication etc.”

Ex:

Reading is not enough for me. Once I put down the book I loved, I try to dig into its booklore.

 

Mumblecore

It means-

“A genre of indie films that are low-budget, made by novice actors and technicians and typically portray slices-of-daily-life.”

Ex:

Even a well-made mumblecore movie is not my jam. I’m up for MCU franchise any day.

 

Tuckshop

Tuckshop means-

“A shop inside a school compound selling junk food and soft drinks.”

Ex:

We don’t have the concept of tuck shop in Indian public schools. All the mobile food-selling vendors do it outside of the premise.

 

Pussyfoot

Pussyfoot means-

“  Either i) to be uncertain of your move/decision or ii) to skulk ”

Ex:

I was pussyfooting my way out of office but the supervisor caught me off-guard.

 

“Not here to fuck spiders”

This gem of a term is originally from Australia. It means-

“Not here to waste time or dilly-dallying.”

Ex:

I know that your ‘Not here to fuck spiders’ doesn’t equate to fucking spiders in actuality. Yet, imagining you doing an arthropod is giving me major creeps.

 

What other word/term have you learned recently that warmed the cockles of your heart? Do share it with me.

 

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