Every year, our society seems to pick up on new terms and trends. While a lot of them stem from trends on social media and are funny or catchy at first, many stick around for way longer than they should. Mainly due to their overuse, there are many words that have become so completely obnoxious that they need to retire before the new year rolls around.Below is a list of the most annoying words of 2014 that should probably retire in 2015. What are some words or phrases you think are overused? Which ones could you live more happily without? Vote on the annoying words 2014 list below, and feel free to add some of your own!
list ordered by
A self-portrait, typically taken with a camera phone. Bieber is a master. So is Kim Kardashian.
looksharp added Twerk
ConnorRichardson added Yolo
You Only Live Once
John Cocktostone added Swag
The way you represent yourself.
looksharp added Hashtag
Used to categorize subjects on social media. . . can also be heard scattered throughout random conversations
To mean "totally." Usually said by 12 year old school girls and adults who sound like them.
For real + a completely unnecessary "s"
ConnorRichardson added Cray Cray
To mean "crazy"
The most coveted fame of all. . . Instagram fame
but chickens double d added Belieber
Fans who <3 Justin Bieber
An overly dramatic way of expressing dislike towards another person
A basic stereotype
Haters gonna hate
Basically, someone is always going to dislike what you do, so you should just do whatever you want
She provoked it/asked for it
A phrase used to blame "sexily dressed" female victims
malmrphy added Why You Mad?
This means exactly what it sounds like. . . just with improper grammar
A phrase used by men after a sensitive comment. But really. . . what's wrong with homosexuality?
ConnorRichardson added #stopwhitepeople
A way to make fun of stereotypically white behaviors
I hate my life
An overly dramatic way of complaining about your life
Check your privilege
A way to defy class systems
ConnorRichardson added Bitches Be Like
A meme-ish way to make fun of girls
A word used to make people sound less intelligent
This is gay
Gay is a sexual orientation, not an adjective-substitute for "stupid."
An absurd term given to the space between legs
Fear of missing out
ConnorRichardson added Vacay
Better known as a "vacation"