Pogue – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you watching the Netflix series  ‘The Outer Banks?’ Do you know the difference between a ‘pogue’ and a ‘kook?’ This post unpacks everything you need to know about these expressions. Meaning The expression ‘pogue’ refers to a person from the poor side of town. They live in a low-income household and are the sworn […]

Cheugy – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Have you seen someone whose style is so out of touch with the modern age that it could have come from the last century instead? You could use the term ‘cheugy’ to let people know what (or who) you are talking about. This post unpacks the origin and meaning of this popular neologism. Meaning The […]

Based – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you looking for a way to describe someone that displays ‘anti-woke’ behavior on a message board like Reddit? You could say they are ‘red-pilled’ and ‘based,’ to describe their political ideology. This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The expression “based” has several meanings. The most popular meaning is that […]

Pro Choice – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you in support of women’s rights? You could say you’re ‘pro-choice.’ This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The expression ‘pro-choice’ means that you support women’s rights. The term usually applies to the abortion argument in the United States. The left is in support of women’s rights and abortion. The […]

Geezer – Meaning, Origin and Usage

Are you visiting London? Don’t be surprised if English people call you ‘geezer.’ This post unpacks the meaning and origin of this expression. Meaning The expression ‘geezer’ is English cockney slang meaning ‘old man,’ ‘stranger,’ ‘friend,’ or ‘acquaintance.’ It’s a versatile term similar to its American counterparts ‘guy,’ ‘buddy,’ or ‘pal.’ In the UK, especially […]