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Whether single or taken the new age dating lingo is an attraction to all of us. With many of us unaware of these new age terms we feel uncool in our gang of buddies, who discuss about their baes with millennial slang terms. Keeping this in mind we have hereby compiled a list of the uncommon, hip enough dating terms that will make you shine and grab the coolest place in your squad.

1. Nonversation– All the boring mainstream conversations on dating apps beginning from Introducing one another awkwardly and finally ending for a strange proposal for a video call are termed as nonversations. These banters lead to one common destination — nowhere.

2. Orbiting– Having an origin from the linguistic register of space research and astronomy makes this term even more ‘lit’. Just like the planets orbit around the sun the same way an orbiter despite of breaking all the contacts with you keeps hovering and orbiting around your social media. Whether commenting on your recent post or liking the picture you uploaded months back he or she does it all.

3. Layby – Tired of your present relationship? But, yet have not made it clear and are attempting to lay grounds for the girl or guy you want to date next ? This is what makes you a laybyer. Just like a person before leaving a current job gives interviews in new companies the same way a laybyer before breaking up starts investing in his or her future girl or guy. A complete ass isn’t it ?

4. Breadcrumbimg– This involves the category of people who texts and talks enough to make the other person fall for them but never follows through any plans or making any kind of commitments aka the whole loaf of bread. It is synonymous to the usage of ‘time pass’ for people.

5. Sunday night fever– this term is in reference with those young, lonely and single guys or girls who in an attempt to make their weekend interesting every sunday night flirt with dozens of people and propose them for a meet up. Such a pity !

6. Zombie-ing– When a wicked tries to enter your life usually after orbiting for a bit of time it is referred as zombieing. However, unlike actual zombies they even have a mask of humanity owing to which they begin their conversation with a ‘Hey’ followed by a ‘wassup’.

7. Dating down – When a person dates with someone inferior to him/her in terms of general attractiveness or intellect he or she is often said to be dating down. It is synonyms to the ironical usage of the quote ‘Love is blind’.

8. Fizzling – The cunning utilisation of the message technology to display ones lack or loss of interest in someone by responding inappropriately to a potential love message is called fizzling. This technique also saves one from the ugly and guts requiring face to face break up as the partner feeling undesired himself or herself starts maintaining a distance. Indeed a clever approach for a break up !

9. Megadating – This term is used In reference with a true dating pro who at a particular time juggles and has fun with a number of non-exclusive relationships and has a calendar booked with girls or guys.

10. Ghost– The act of abruptly ending all the conversations with someone special without giving any explanation or reasoning is called ghosting. Just like fizzling it’s an artful way of permanent separation from your spouse.

So, the next time your boyfriend or girlfriend messes with you, you know the appropriate word to describe your situation to your buddies. And if you are the sassy single, you can enjoy understanding and listening to the stories of your taken friends in their trendy lingo language.

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Kriti Gupta

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An average human being does not know more than three languages. So here is a list of words in different languages that you might not know.

The 1911 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica says that the total number of languages around the word is approximately thousand. Some words are best understood in their parent language and cannot be translated into another language. The translation might come close to the essence of the word but does not fully encapsulate it. The beauty of that word cannot be described in any other language. So here is a list of words that will not only enrich your vocabulary but will also help you understand the true beauty of different languages around the world.

1) Hiraeth
Hiraeth is a Welsh word that is difficult to describe in English. It can be roughly translated to homesickness and a sense of yearning for a home that you cannot return to, no longer exists or never existed at all.

2) Mamihlapinatapei
Mamihlapinatapei is derived from the Yaghan Language of Tierra Del Fuego. It can be roughly translated to a look shared by two people; each wishing that the other would initiate something that they both desire but which neither wants to begin.

3) Iktsuarpok
Iktsuarpok is an Inuit word. It can be loosely translated into English as the feeling of anticipation while waiting for someone to arrive, often leading to intermittently going outside to check for them.

4) Mencolek
Mencolek in Indonesian is a really interesting word. We have often tapped our friend’s shoulder from behind and tricked them into thinking that it was someone else. The Indonesian language describes this entire act in just one word.

5) Lagom
Lagom is a Swedish word. The Lexin Swedish-English dictionary describes it as “enough, sufficient, adequate, just right”.

6) Boketto
Boketto is a Japanese word. Have you ever had an experience where you look at a distance and do not think of anything at all? It happens to a lot of us. The Japanese have a word for this experience.

7) Packesel
Packesel is a German word to describe someone who is stuck carrying everyone else’s bag in a trip. If you are the youngest person in your household like me, you might have experienced this certainly.

8) Saudade
Saudade is a Portuguese word which roughly translates a melancholic state where you long for an absent something or someone you love. Usually, there is a hidden understanding in this word of the fact that the object of longing might not return.

Hopefully,these words come to your rescue the next time when you experience certain emotions which you cannot express in English.

 

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Anukriti Mishra
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