Published on Sep 22, 2022
Emoji Slang Meanings Every Parent Should Know
Teen Slang Meanings Every Parent Should Know
Having grown up in this digital era, generation Z has developed a completely different approach to communication. In their messages, teens use emojis, slang, hashtags, and acronyms that utterly confuse us, millennials.
As a parent, it must not be evident for you to understand the slang your teenagers are using. With the rise of social media applications, mainly among teenagers, they seem to have developed a new language for interacting.
But these slang words used in social media can bring adverse effects. So for the sake of your children, every parent must know about teen slang words. It will be easier for you to set your parenting tips and protect your children when you know the meaning of the slang words.
So for all parents who want to understand what the latest secret teen slang and emojis mean, we have decoded them. This article covers the parents' guide to teen slang words and emojis.
Popular Teenage Slang Words 2022
Seeing and hearing your teenager's text messages and slang may seem ordinary, but do you really understand what she's saying?
Here's what parents should know about sex-related emojis, drugs, and general slang emojis, so they don't get confused. In the following paragraph, let’s explore the teen slang meanings every parent should know.
General Slang Emoji
Following are the general tween and teen slang words and emojis with their meanings.
🙃 upside-down smiley emoji used to show annoyance about something
🤡 Used when feeling like a fraud or getting caught up in a mistake
👻 Indicates being “ghosted” (dumped without explanation)
🧢 It can also be considered a "cap" symbolizing a lie
👉👈 Nervous, Shy (Generally in the case of flirting)
🧿 Represents driving away the "evil eye."
🥶 Referred to as "savage" when commenting on something snarky or mean (as in. "That was cold")
😈 Feeling frisky or naughty
👁️ 👄 👁️ The response which means, "It is what it is"
🧚♀️✨Use to indicate sarcastic or mean-spirited comments
⏳ Used when someone has an “hourglass” body figure 💳 Used on TikTok to suggest that the user wants something portrayed in a video
🔪 Expression of being unhappy or intending to cause harm.
💯 An approval stamp; "I agree." Commonly used by teenagers to show agreement, honesty, or truthfulness.
🌶️ A sign of "spiciness," i.e., risque or inappropriate content
☕ Represents the latest gossip. As in, spill the tea.
🐍 A symbol used to indicate a "backstabber."
📸 used to ask for nude photo
✂️Cut someone or lesbian
🦋 Falling in love or having a crush - represents butterflies in the stomach
🤣🍑➡️ It means Laughing my ass off
A boyfriend or girlfriend can use sexual emojis to convey their desires. It is familiar between teens dating each other. The emojis in this set carry subliminal sexual messages.
🥴 Used to indicate drunkenness, sexual arousal, or grimacing
🥵 Refers to something sexual, like a kid commenting on their crush's Instagram selfie.
🚛 “Dump truck,” which means a large and/or shapely bottom
🌮 used to refer Vagina
🧠 Oral sex
🎞️ Someone wants an x-rated movie
👅 May signify sexual activity, mainly oral sex
🌈 used to express LGBTQ identity and pride
🔨 Refers to sexual activity
🔥 used to indicate"Lit," "fire," or "sexy."
🌽 Represents “porn,” especially on TikTok
🍝 Represents nudes, which are often called “Noods.”
👀 Used when sharing or receiving nudes
🤤 A desire for sexual intimacy (generally expressed in reaction to nakedness)
🐙 indicate Cuddles.
🐫 used to indicate the act of sex (humping)
👉👌 Sexual intercourse
Drug Slang Emoji
🍃/🍁/🌳/🥦/🌿 teen slang for Marijuana or weed
💊 drug dealers use this to symbolize that they have heroin for sale
⚗️ Used to indicate a bong
💨/🚬 Smoking a joint
🔮 Cough syrup
🥧 A large number of drugs
⛽ “Gassed,” intoxicated
🏔 Crystal meth
Parents need to be aware of the meaning of popular slang terms teenagers use. Some of these terms may have positive or neutral connotations, while others may be associated with risky behavior. Parents should talk to their teenagers about their use of slang as texting codes and listen for any terms that may cause concern.
Parents can also limit their child’s social media time and texting and establish healthy relationships with their mobile devices. Additionally, teach them a bit about the consequence of sexting.
If your child didn’t give you access to his phone, then you can use parental control applications to read your child’s text messages remotely and keep them safe. Fenced.ai offers many other security features like location tracking, web filter, geofence, social media monitoring, etc.