malaymail.com 01 May, 2021 17:30 am

Think you’re stylish but dress like you did in high school? You might just be ‘cheugy’

Think you’re stylish but dress like you did in high school? You might just be ‘cheugy’
NEW YORK, May 1 — If you don’t already say ‘cheugy,’ pronounced chew-gee, put it on your list of words to know. The term, which can refer to a way of dressing, eating, or even living in society, is spreading like wildfire on TikTok in the United States and will soon be arriving in Europe....

Fashionable in middle school and high school but no longer in style.This is in all likelihood a valid definition because it is confirmed by the Instagram account @cheuglife: “A person who currently follows out of date trends usually stemming from things that were popular in middle school & high school.” If everyone, necessarily, has a cheugy side, that explains why generation Y is particularly concerned by the term.Because, once again, what’s cheugy for you is not necessarily cheugy for everyone.

NEW YORK, May 1 — If you don’t already say ‘cheugy,’ pronounced chew-gee, put it on your list of words to know.It is more subjective than you might think, and mainly applies to female millennials, if the New York Times, which was the first newspaper to examine the question, is to be believed.

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