Calling All Dads: 5 "Hip" Terms to Embarrass Your Teenager

Whenever I think of parents using embarrassing slang, I recall the dad telling his daughter in 10 Things I Hate About You, “You are not going out and getting jiggy with some boy; I don’t care how dope his ride is,” and I could not stop laughing.

This list is for dads who want to learn how to use or misuse phrases to bring maximum mortification to their daughters.

"Hip" Terms to Embarrass Your Teenager

Now it’s used to praise anything, from films to food, similar to how younger generations used the term “fire.” Use “lit,” and your daughter’s likely to hang her head in mortification.

1. Lit

2. Gucci Gucci, the brand, is now a slang term. Several people mention using this in front of your daughter and friends for maximum embarrassment. Gucci replaces the older phrase “good.”

Another parent suggests using “extra” whenever your daughter is upset. The act of “being extra” means the individual is overreacting. They swear the girl will overreact after hearing you use this word only a few times.

3. Extra

4. Salty It’s not just the traditional seasoning donned on almost all foods. Salty now has another meaning; bitter. Another commenter asserts that asking your daughter why she’s salty will result in anger and embarrassment.

5. Bae Bae is an affectionate term for a partner, but sometimes misusing phrases can heighten your kid’s mortified flush. A dad recalls arriving at a mall with his daughter when they spied the daughter’s friend with their father.