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People on Twitter often use it to talk about unrequited crushes: lowkey in love with you highkey never gonna let you know lowkey want a relationship highkey don't wanna be disappointed I'm highkey about you, but trying to be lowkey about you In a way, it's fitting that lowkey has been around for at least six years but it hasn't been documented outside Urban Dictionary and. He must have been really angry because he keyed my car and slashed my tires! In this series on internet linguistics, breaks down the latest innovations in online communication. This subreddit is dedicated to helping you get up to speed with the recent trends and news. Fire Meaning: Extremely good As in: Your waffles were dank, but my eggs Benny was fire. Dank Meaning: Very good As in: Those waffles at brunch were so dank.
Last edited on Mar 28 2011. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please! Last edited on Mar 28 2011. Here's a word that you might not have noticed before: lowkey. If it is used to describe a person, it means that the person is usually loud and proud and considered overly dramatic. Last edited on Mar 28 2011. That car is so key. Although highkey isn't nearly as common as lowkey, there are still lots of examples.
We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. Where did this come from? Low-key Meaning: Something casual or secret in nature As in: I low-key still listen to Backstreet Boys on the reg. Mainstream dictionaries, such as , have low-key with a hyphen, as in a low-key party. You can make a at any time. No chill Meaning: Not calm As in: When Simone Biles met Zac Efron, she had no chill.
. I'm getting a key from my supplier tonight. It is the opposite of , or down low, which is when something is laid back, or even secretive. Who did I this time? The person may be high maintenance and seek attention. Now, you're lowkey getting sick. Mod note Failure to follow these rules will result in posts or comments being removed, and may result in bans, the length of which to be determined by the nature of the infraction. For anyone who doesn't know what I'm talking about, people use it to 'lessen' the impact of the following phrase.
We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet. It's pretty clear where lowkey comes from. The more we know about what you are asking, the better we can answer with more information. You can find much more information about your privacy choices in. Drake is probably the one who can be credited with pushing it into the mainstream. But while old low-key is an adjective a low-key party, that party was low-key , new lowkey is an adverb. And as Twitter makes clear, since he introduced these two adverbs to the masses, their definitions have been stretched.
Try to be as neutral as possible. Otherwise meta threads may be removed. To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following. How is language evolving on the internet? It's just been lowkey waiting for us to notice it. Links to view before submitting - - Rules 1. Lit Meaning: Fun, exciting As in: This party is lit. Last edited on Feb 16 2013.
If it's hard for other users to understand what you are asking then it will be hard to get an answer. Be sure to search the , , and before creating a new post. Words such as; what you saw, where you saw it, how often you saw it. Put on blast Meaning: To embarrass someone or be embarrassed As in: Oooh, Ryan Lochte was put on blast last week. High key is a term that refers to something that is done or said in an obvious, or even, obnoxious way. High-key Meaning: Refers to a thought or opinion that needs attention As in: I high-key believe Adele is the greatest singer of our generation. Don't simply put one word and a question mark.
If it is used to describe an event it usually means that the event is a big time affair. But Drake's use of millennial lingo is on point as always. Last edited on Mar 28 2011. The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slangit team. Regardless of who started it, though, it's clear that highkey and lowkey, like most millennial teen trends worth their salt, have roots in the hip hop community. Did you feel out of the loop? It's not even that new—it shows up : Lowkey Meaning kinda I was lowkey excited about the party. Duplicates of retired questions may be removed.