Have you ever received a "spoiler", "ordered a biscuit" in a selfie newly posted or read indirectly on your social network timeline and "faked dementia"? If these expressions sound strange to you, it means that you are out of the most popular grias on the Internet. The decade of 2010 brought its own vocabulary to the web, full of words almost incomprehensible to those born before the 90s.
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To help you understand these terms, the TechTudo prepared a list with 17 of the main groups that emerged in this decade. Find out below the meaning of expressions such as "contact", "cancel" and "step less".
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Stalk the aportuguesamento of the verb "to stalk ", which, in English, means to chase. In real life, the act indicates a serious violation of the "stalked" individual's privacy, but the meaning is different in the virtual world. The expression used as a synonym to enter someone's profile and check everything about the person. In other words, the "stalker" the good old eavesdropper.
"Spoiler" derives from the English verb to spoil, which means "spoil". When someone reveals information about the plot of books, movies or series, we say that person has spoiled it. In other words, it was a "killjoy" and ruined the experience of those who waited to consume the content for the first time.
I hate that frozen 2 s arrives in Brazil next year but it's already in the US because now I have to keep running away from spoilers that already exist on the internet
– November 24, 2019
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"Iti malia" is an expression used when it means something very cute. The term varies from "Virgin Mary", but is spoken as if imitating the pronunciation of a small child. The idea is to refer affectionately to animals, babies or someone you like, like crush.
4. Biscuit maker / Give cookie
Imagine the situation: you are browsing the feed of your social network and are faced with a photo of a man without a shirt, with a healed body. The caption says something like "Chubby … you need to lose some weight". Below is a series of compliments on the boy's good shape. This is the classic "cookie maker": a person who does everything to attract attention and conquer likes. "Giving a cookie," therefore, means praising someone. However, the expression is used in a mocking tone, to answer people who are clearly seeking recognition.
One of the most used phrases across the Internet, the verb "shippar" is derived from the English word "relationship", which means "relationship", and used as a synonym for cheering for the union of a couple. The expression began to be used by fans of series, movies or books who would like to see their favorite characters together. To encourage romance, it is common to mix the names of the couple and publicize the "shipname" with a hashtag Finn and Rachel become #Finchel, for example.
A frequent target of stalked people, the "crush" is the person you are attracted to, have a romantic interest in or are in love with. The term can also be used to refer to someone who is admired. This is the case of the "crush of friendship", which concerns a person you do not know, but who would very much like you to be your friend. In other words, crush replaces the good old "flirt".
Usually accompanied by a hashtag, the expression "Sextou" celebrates the arrival of Friday. The popularity so popular among Brazilians on Instagram that it was noticed and adopted by foreigners, but with a slightly different connotation. "Sextou" was interpreted as "Sex to U" (sex for you, in Portuguese), a tag dedicated to the publication of pornographic content.
"Comes from zap" the new way to ask someone's cell number and request that the person contact you through WhatsApp. The expression usually comes at the end of a humorous line, always full of emojis.
ATENO VIN DIESEL CREATED A NEW COMPANY VIN DIEZAP COMES FROM ZAP BB
– April 7, 2017
"Send nudes" to send intimate photos over the Internet. The practice is very common during sexting, which consists of sharing erotic content scraps, images or videos on messengers and social networks.
"Contatinho" is simply that person whose number you have saved in the phone book and looking for when you are silly. Unlike the crush, for whom the person has a more intense feeling, the contact is someone to have fun without commitment. So, when the person says that he has many contacts, it means that he has many options for men or women to go out while not conquering the so dreamed crush.
Traditionally used to stop subscribing to a service or cancel an appointment, the verb "cancel" has gained a new connotation on social networks. When a celebrity does something controversial, offensive or prejudiced, she is promptly "canceled". In other words, the person is boycotted by users, who suspend their support for him.
"Gado" is the famous "pau mandado", that is, that person who does everything that others ask for and does not have his own personality. The term began to be used to define men who work out just to win women, but later it was expanded and started to refer to those who do everything to please someone.
13. God forbid but I wish
The expression plays with two controversial ideas: that the person completely rejects something (God forbid), but at the same time very much wants that to happen (I wish). Extremely popular on social networks, the group crossed the borders of online communities and ended up in the back country hit hits.
Mds t hit me to miss dating and to like some God forbid but I wish
– November 26, 2019
Have you ignored any situation and then pretended that nothing had happened? So you "faked dementia".
The phrase "denies the heyday" became popular on Twitter and can express mockery or praise. If a user shares an explicitly false news, for example, you can comment deny the pinnacle to say that believing in a fake news the type would be the height of the person's ridicule. If your intention is to praise someone, it is worth saying something like "deny it, you are the height of beauty today". In this case, "deny" a way to call someone affectionately.
When someone asks you to "step less", celebrate: you just received a compliment. The expression is used to refer to people who rock what they are doing.
The famous "hello, gone" is the favorite hook for the little contacts who disappear without explanation and, suddenly, decide to resume the conversation with you. The expression is a clear sign of flirting, but it can also be used by people who want to chat in a relaxed way with friends they haven't seen in a while.