Have you ever sat down to think to yourself how some words came to being? For instance,’ Ndani ndaani ndaaanniii kabisa,’ has become quite a popular phrase among people, used even in political rallies. Or the toklezea phrase that surfaced and spread all over like a bush on fire. Talking of phrases, in social media. You probably have come across a certain phrase, used it without knowing what it really means. Here are some of the meanings of popular phrases in social media.
F – mostly used inFacebook group to mean following
Nkt – not taken kindly
Smh-shaking my head
LOL – Laughing out loud
WYD – What You Doing
AF– As fuck
WTF – Generally stands for ‘What the fuck
GOAT – Greatest Of All Time
Goals– A phrase used between humans state that one possesses things (be it fitness, food, relationship, etc) that they hugely want for themselves. Normally accompanied with a hashtag.
Lit – When something is amazing.
Savage – someone who does not care about the Consequences of his or her actions.
Trash – Used to mean men also used as a self-deprecating term for being a general mess and worthless person
Woke – To be fully aware of current events and the world around them.
TBH – To be honest
MWK– mpango wa kando
pseudo – fake account/parody
fff – used in Instagram to mean follow for follow
Ben10 – flirting with young men.
DM- telling someone to message you privately
ROTFL– rolling on the floor laughing
IMO – in my opinion
Zero chill/ no chill – being extremely reckless
FOMO: Fear of Missing Out
low-key – to keep something low key: to not announce it.
DH – Dear husband
Asap –as soon as possible.
NVM – never mind
NBD – no big deal
MYOB – mind your own business
LMK – let me know
KK – cool okay
JK – just kidding,
BRB – be right back
TYT – take your time.
TTYL – talk to you later
Lmao – laugh my ass off
RN – right now
#FF – follow Friday.
#fbf – flash back Friday.
MSFW– not safe for work