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12/29/2017 11:05 EST | Updated 12/29/2017 11:08 EST

2017's Hottest Slang Words, Explained

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This year welcomed a new selection of buzzwords that were spread all over the internet. But after careful consideration, HuffPost Canada chose the top five slang words of 2017.

One of them was in reaction to social injustice going on in the world, while another was born of gossiping with your girlfriends.

Either way, you've definitely used at least one of these slang words in 2017. Here's hoping they stay on-trend in 2018.