You might remember HipDict, the crowdsourced dictionary that defines what we’re really saying when we use everyday words, or maybe you’re already following it. The account on Instagram is still going strong with over 2 million followers and enough submissions to post every day.

HipDict has gained its large following by telling it like it really is... or, well, like it really is for someone out there on Instagram, if some of the definitions have you scratching your head.

After all, the content posted by the account is user-submitted, which means that you too can send them a message offering up your best definitions if you’re feeling inspired after reading this list.

Here are some of our picks, scroll down and upvote your favorites!

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Monday
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1 year ago

The only place where it's possible to poop in comfort

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

So very true.

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Kjorn
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1 year ago

i like this one

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HipDict isn’t the first platform compiling how we bend language to our liking. In the 00s, the crowdsourced dictionary format took off with Urban Dictionary, which, over its 20-year lifespan, has served as a repository for everything from slang definitions that have been presented to juries in a court of law, to incomprehensible inside jokes.

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Daria Z
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1 year ago

Guilty.

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Monday
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1 year ago

Teacher "notice how the school bully went from misfortune to misfortune and eventually died a terrible death. The author did this to show that wicked deeds always catch up to you in the end. Author "Actually I just hated that character and her suffering made me happy".

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Monday
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1 year ago

...As an older sibling I find this accurate.

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Most of the entries on HipDict, in contrast, seem almost like a reversal of the dictionary format, where the humor is in the definitions: experiences we associate with mundane concepts.

And just like the platforms before it that let us show how we use our creative license with language, it functions mostly as a place for expressing opinions or observations in a recognizable format.

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Ben Smith
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1 year ago

I’ve always understood it to mean “Actually I’m not fine. And if you Don’t know why you’re in trouble.”

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Monday
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1 year ago

Also "I've realized having this argument with you is pointless since you're too stupid to understand logic".

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

True

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While it is styled like a dictionary in the broadest sense, you might end up covering your eyes and screaming if you look at it with any background in lexicography (that’s not a verb… starting a definition with ‘when’? Oh dear g-)

But that’s okay. If these entries make you laugh and want to submit your own, HipDict has done its job.

Keep scrolling for more of our picks!

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ƒιѕн
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1 year ago

I use this alot with my employees

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Ben Smith
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1 year ago

100% accurate, lol

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Kaisu
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1 year ago (edited)

Am I the only person in the world who doesn't find him attractive? He seems like a really nice and generous person, but I personally am not attracted to him

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Gonzalo Terán
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1 year ago

Yep, totally.

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Kjorn
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1 year ago

it's years since i experienced happiness

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My O My
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1 year ago

Suprise for two

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

K.

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Christie Wright
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1 year ago

Omg so true.

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A B C
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1 year ago

Don't know about Instagram, but for the fridge it's so true

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Rowlie
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1 year ago

We do

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

All the bloody time.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Also saying "we should hang out soon!" but then never hanging out

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Liam Walsh
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1 year ago

My sister.

MsM
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1 year ago

My brother.

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AV7
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1 year ago

every child is their parents askhole

Monday
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1 year ago

I like this one.

CincyReds
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1 year ago

My son......and then is like, I should have listened to you mom..... Drive me crazy! But I love him

Leslie Parker
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1 year ago

Aswerhole. Ppl with a platitude for everything.

Deborah Howard
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1 year ago

😂

MJ
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1 year ago

Maybe you give crappy advice, and tell them what not to do...

Pusheen
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1 year ago

My bestie is SUCH AN ASKHOLE!

Magpie
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1 year ago

Lol!! I would not take my own advice.

Catlady6000
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1 year ago

I don't mind if someone does not act on my advice. They are the one who have to deal with the consequences . What I can't stand is when they ask and then try to argue about the advice.

How Terribly Unfortunate
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1 year ago

... Me

Ashley Conover
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8 months ago

Ex boyfriend

Aria
Community Member
1 year ago

This is where you utilize reverse-psychology

John Kamau
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1 year ago

I have one hahahahaha

glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

my sister and brother

Andrew Yarke
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1 year ago

I know a guy or two who does this.

Sunzilla
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1 year ago

I work with a few of them.

arthur lindsay coker
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1 year ago

Out of experience. You're good at wrong

D. Pitbull
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1 year ago

Every. Person. Who has asked me anything. EVER... the after effect is even "better" if the result turns out poorly... then they "remember" you telling them the opposite of what you actually said... and if they're SUPER Askholes... they like to tell everyone within social range how you give terrible advice and obviously don't know crap about anything.

Rhon
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1 year ago

No this called a “bureaucrat”

Bob Beltcher
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1 year ago

They have a word for this!!!

Molly Block
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1 year ago

One of my favorite new terms.

Thunder
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1 year ago

Me

Pseudo Puppy
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1 year ago

oh my gawd!!! I am surrounded by these idiots, but never had a term for them other than "idiots", (or "fucking idiots" when I'm at my wit's end). Now i have a name for my pain!! Thankyou! ;) :D

Sami
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1 year ago

Some co-workers. Lol

Cindy Snow
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1 year ago

And a smart person learns, tell them the opposite advice.

MsM
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1 year ago

YES!!!! I love this one.

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Monday
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1 year ago

The most versatile of all words.

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MsM
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1 year ago

K.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

"Oh you're going this way too. Haha what a coincidence..."

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Why would anyone ever tell anyone this? If you're concerned about someone being too tired, you should just say they seem tired

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Jon S.
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1 year ago

It cannot buy happiness, but it can sure stop you from suffering several kinds of misery!

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Christie Wright
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1 year ago

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Already saw that. Get some original material. My friends appreciate my candor.

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Liam Walsh
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1 year ago

US. UK - Maths.

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Marilyn Holt
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1 year ago

Usually pronounced 'nomee"

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