How would you describe the 80s?

Often remembered for its materialism and consumerism, the decade also saw the rise of the “yuppie,” an explosion of blockbuster movies and the emergence of cable networks like MTV, which introduced the music video and launched the careers of many iconic artists.

What words were popular in the 80s?

1980s Slang Words And Phrases

  • Gag me with a spoon! Meaning: That’s disgusting!
  • Gnarly. Meaning: amazing, awesome; or, disgusting.
  • Eat my shorts! Meaning: a crude remark to tell someone to go away, stop bothering you, etc.
  • Homeboy, homegirl, homebuddy, etc.
  • Veg out.
  • Wannabe.
  • Where’s the beef?

What is the 1980s decade called?

This decade (group of ten years) is sometimes called the “Greed decade” in English speaking countries….1980s.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Years: 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Categories: Births – Deaths – Architecture Establishments – Disestablishments

What was the 80s music era called?

The 1980s saw the emergence of electronic dance music and new wave, also known as Modern Rock. As disco fell out of fashion in the decade’s early years, genres such as post-disco, Italo disco, Euro disco, and dance-pop became more popular. Rock music continued to enjoy a wide audience.

What are some slang phrases from the 80s?

Big kahuna: Big man,powerful person,person in charge

  • Cowabunga: A statement of praise and excitement
  • Hang ten: Expression meaning to chill or relax; originally from the act in surfing of hanging all 10 toes off the edge of the board without losing balance
  • Hotdogger: Showoff,from showing off in surf culture
  • What are some 80s phrases?

    80’s Sayings and Phrases- Bottlecap Magnets- Take a Chill Pill, Gag Me with a Spoon, Totally Rad, Grody to the Max, Dude, As If- Set of 8

    What are some 80s names?

    Emily. The name Emily was popular in the 80s,but it remains one of the most popular names in the US and the UK today.

  • Danielle. This name was big in the 80s,but it’s not as familiar now.
  • Laura. Nature-loving parents will appreciate this name which is derived from the laurel or sweet bay tree.
  • Rebecca.
  • Brittany.
  • Crystal.
  • Lauren.
  • Christina.
  • Kimberly.
  • Rachel.
  • What can we learn from the 80s?

    How much TV do you watch on a regular basis? What sort of shows are you legitimately into?

  • What does your wardrobe look like in terms of colors? Are there specific colors that you like?
  • How many newsletters do you actually read?
  • How much time do you spend on your phone every day?