What Does “Cuckold” Mean? 9 Trending Slang Words

Language evolves fast, and hundreds of new words are added to the dictionary each year. A 2022 favorite of ours is “staycation“. Here at Wordshake we love the always-evolving nature of the dictionary, and compiled 9 of the most-searched non-dictionary words currently trending on Urban Dictionary (all family friendly).

1. Cuckold

refers to a man whose wife is unfaithful, often regarded as an object of derision. It’s a term originally from the era of William Shakespeare, and refers to an Elizabethan husband gifted with a set of horns by an adulterous wife.

To quote Steve Carrell in the film “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” – “Thought I did everything right. Got married, had kids, the house. What do I get for it? I get cuckolded? David Lindhagen cuckolded me.

2. Ratio

When a reply on twitter gets more likes than the tweet it replied to. This term is also now used in comment sections of social media in general. If the original post was “ratioed” it was outdone or outweighed by the support of the reply.

3. Rizz

According to Urban Dictionary, the term more generally refers to a man’s ability to impress women, and it’s been around since the summer of 2021. Tiktok star Kai Cenat is credited with introducing the term in order to help his friends with their love lives. “Unspoken Rizz” refers to the ability to impress a woman without speaking a word.

4. Slime

“What’s up, slime?” Slime refers to a friend, usually male. It’s often used as a term of address, like dude or bro.

5. Opps

Short for opposition. Refers to anyone in competition or against you. “All I see is opps in here. ”

6. Camp

A person who adopts a teasing, theatrical manner, esp. for the amusement of others. Though this word has ties to gay men, it refers broadly to something that provides sophisticated, knowing amusement, by being self-consciously artificial, extravagant or sentimental.


abbreviation for: “If you know you know.”

8. Karen

Karen is a pejorative term used in the United States and other English-speaking countries for a woman, perceived as entitled and privileged. or demanding beyond what is necessary. Usually a white woman asking to speak to the manager. a white woman who uses her privilege to demand her own way at the expense of others.

9. WTW

Generally stands for ‘What the what’. Most people use a question mark afterwards to get the point through.

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