原著黨 [yuán zhù dǎng] n. The original work party. Fans of the original works, especially fans of the original Internet novels which are adapted into TV dramas or movies.
自帶BGM v. To possess one’s own background music. This Internet slang term describes a person who is so unique and impressive that when he or she comes up, you could hear music playing on the background. This slang term comes from the fact that important TV or movie characters tend to have their signature background music.
skr adj./adv. 1) Very talented and skillful in rapping; 2) Extremely, to a great extent. Skr was originally used as an alternative to a facepalm, but Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu misused it recurrently on The Rap of China to praise the contestants’ rapping skills and hence made it popular in July, 2018.
領盒飯 [lǐng hé fàn] v. To receive [one’s] boxed lunch. This Internet slang term describes a character exiting from a drama or movie because of death or other reasons. The term comes from the custom that actors get paid and receive boxed lunches on their last filming day.
定一個小目標 [dìng gè xiǎo mù biāo] <Expression> Set a small goal. This expression became popular in Chen Luyu’s 2016 interview with Chinese real estate tycoon Wang Jianlin where Wang said, “To become the richest person in the world, you need to set a small, feasible goal first, such as making 100 million RMB first.” The expression has been widely quoted to describe goal setting in different areas of one’s life. Sometimes sarcasm is involved.
涼涼 [liáng liáng] adj./v. Cool, chilled. Originally the title of the theme song of the 2017 Chinese TV drama Eternal Love, this Internet slang term is now widely used humorously to describe someone or something that went downhill or became a complete failure.
魏姐 [wèi jiě] n. Sister Wei. This Internet slang term refers to Wei Yingluo, the main character on Chinese TV drama Story of Yanxi Palace. Wei Yingluo is a fairly likable character for being smart, courageous, and independent-minded. The Internet slang term is often used positively.