Do you feel like you don't understand Gen-Z? If so, you're not alone. This generation has some unique slang words and trends that can be hard to keep up with. That's where TikTok star Scarlett Alexandra comes in. Scarlett is a Gen-Z expert who is ready to share her knowledge with the world. She has a hilarious and inspiring story that will show you that it's never too late to start something new!
Scarlett is a screenwriter, comedian, actor, musician, and the host of the NetFlixmas podcast. This 30-year-old is currently enrolled in college to acquire another degree and is living in the dorms with Generation Z.
On TikTok, Scarlett has used her non-traditional background and living with college students to create a following. She's gained popularity on TikTok with her series "Sh*t Gen Z Kids Say To Me."
Scarlett joined me on LOL with Kim Gravel to discuss Gen-Z trends and slang. One of Scarlett's more surprising discoveries is that she finds Gen-Zers to be a more compassionate generation than previous ones.
If you're not familiar with Gen-Z slang, you're probably feeling a little lost. But don't worry, we've got you covered! We'll go through some of the lingo by Generation Z members found on Scarlett's TikTok series, so you can feel young again.
No Cap - No cap means not lying or for real.
Cheugy - Cheugy means to be uncool. If you're being cheugy you're trying to hard to be trendy.
Basic - Someone who is basic is unoriginal and enjoys popular things.
Sus - Sus is short for suspicious. Sus means that something is not as it is expected to be.
Bussin - Bussin means to be doing well or that is something is really good.
Extra - Extra means too much.
Now that you know some Gen-Z slang, you're ready to take on the world! Thanks for reading and I hope this was helpful. Stay cheugy!
To learn more insight into to the minds of Gen-Zers head over to Scarlett's TikTok @genwhyscarlett to get the scoop.
To learn more about Scarlett's experience living with Gen-Zers as a 30-year-old, listen to Scarlett's episode on LOL with Kim Gravel.