10 Gen Z Words Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Oct 21, 2023, 11:53 AM IST

10 Gen Z Words Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Vaishali Mandloi

Merriam-Webster added some unexpected Gen Z slang words and expressions to the dictionary. Let's take a look and find out the definition of those words:


To show excessive devotion to or longing for someone or something or someone (especially a man) who shows excessive concern, attention, or deference toward a romantic partner or love interest.


Romantic appeal or charm or to charm or seduce.

Thirst trap

A photograph (such as a selfie) or video shared for the purpose of attracting attention or desire.

Beast mode

An extremely aggressive or energetic style or manner that someone (such as an athlete) adopts temporarily (as to overpower an opponent in a fight or competition).


Considered to be the greatest of all time.


To spend excessive time online scrolling through news or other content that makes one feel sad, anxious, angry, etc.


A secret or incognito account on the Instagram photo-sharing service.


Talk to you later


An ambitious and successful woman (especially a businesswoman or entrepreneur)


Not gonna lie; not going to lie.