If you're terminally online, or have an Instagram or TikTok account, this year it's been impossible to escape some of the year's buzziest terms.
Here are just a few inescapable examples of Gen Z slang that have dominated 2023 and left us slightly confused.
This is simply walking without listening to anything. The trend was promoted as a method to quiet and cleanse your mind.
This transformative experience can also be achieved when your AirPods go flat.
Hot girl walk.
This walk is supposedly dedicated to a hot girl walking as she thinks about three things: What you're grateful for, your goals, and how you're going to achieve them.
This is really just... walking and thinking... while being hot.
@emmaconnolly Eric most definitely understood the assignment beats and all #hotgirlwalk #hgw ♬ Did It On’em - Nicki Minaj
The odd, often random and chaotic dinner plates that girls assemble when they're alone and away from prying judgmental eyes.
In other words, dinner made up of a bunch of snacks. One could say the girl is simply snacking. At dinnertime.
Either way, it's fun.