TikTok slang. "Flex"

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Synonyms: brag, show off, flaunt, etc.

In the realm of TikTok, where trends evolve at lightning speed, understanding the latest slang is crucial for staying in the loop. One term that's been making waves is "flex." Used both as a noun and a verb, "flex" refers to showing off or boasting about one's possessions, achievements, or abilities. It's a way of flaunting what you have or what you can do, often to impress others.

Here are a few examples of how "flex" is used in sentences:

  1. Did you see her latest TikTok? She's always flexing her designer clothes.
  2. He's constantly flexing his muscles at the gym on social media.
  3. Stop flexing about your new car; nobody wants to hear it.
  4. She loves to flex about her high grades, but she works hard for them.
  5. Why do people feel the need to flex their wealth online?

Understanding "flex" and its usage can help you navigate TikTok's ever-evolving language and connect with others in the digital sphere.

May, 2024

Posted by Oxford Language Club

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