Slang

Culture

in defence of 'daddy'

No one is above kinky gifting in the capitalist lottery that is life right now. Find me a person who wouldn’t wear a pig tail butt plug to live rent free in London and I’ll show you an idiot.
Bertie Brandes
8.8.18
Fashion

the i-D guide to fashion terminology in 2018

After last year’s curation of fashion descriptors and definitions brought us bintern, vete-phrenia and shitegeist, we consulted with some of our best fashion biz buds to keep you firmly in the loop of today’s best/worst industry words.
James Anderson
5.1.18
Fashion

the i-D guide to contemporary fashion terminology

The ‘fashionista’ is long-since over and no one says ‘edgy’ anymore. So what are the new words and expressions tumbling from the lips of those in the know? Having consulted with some of our fashion friends, i-D brings you a selection of our current...
i-D Staff
James Anderson
2.13.17
News

yolo, gender fluid and moobs added to oxford english dictionary

As well as a list of words connected to much loved children’s author Roald Dahl, to celebrate the centenary of his birth.
Felix Petty
9.14.16
News

novelist discusses the importance of slang in short film

The Lewisham lyricist contextualises contemporary colloquialisms.
Hattie Collins
8.23.16
News

why you shouldn’t say ‘yaaaas’

It’s officially spelled “yaaas,” according to its new dictionary entry.
Alice Newell-Hanson
11.9.15
News

​wtf, photobomb and clickbait added to the dictionary

1700 words reflecting life in the digital age have been added to Merriam-Webster’s unabridged dictionary.
Felicity Kinsella
5.27.15
video

the a-z of slang

Slang (noun). A type of language consisting of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal. Using Anti Agency and social media to scout out the fittest faces, let i-D fill you in on what to say and when to say it. Directed by Niall Kenny and...
i-D Team
11.19.14
watch

the a-z of 90s slang

Loser, loser, double loser, as if, whatever, get the picture, like duhhhh! In a film directed by the Layzell Bros, and starring some of the most nostalgic animation of all time, we throwback to the glory days with the A-Z of 90s Slang.
i-D Team
11.11.14