What does Thicc mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

Thicc Meaning

Thicc means curvaceous.

Thicc is an internet slang term that describes someone, usually a woman, with a voluptuous figure.

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How is Thicc used? Use Cases & Examples

A deliberate misspelling of thick, this slang expression is considered a compliment for full-figured women, especially those with curvy hips. Variations of this term include extra thicc and dummy thicc. This word originated from the hip-hop song Every Girl.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term thicc:

-check out my booty in my new leather leggings
-dam u thicc

-Girl, u lookin thicc!
-Thicc like a Kardashian or thicc like Abby the Otter?

-have u seen sharice
-yo sheez dummy thicc

-How was your summer?
-I lifted weights every day and put on some lbs
-I bet you’re extra thicc!

How to Identify if your child is using the Thicc slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term thicc is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the Thicc slang word

A compliment showing appreciation for a curvaceous figure, the slang expression thicc is in direct opposition of the skeletal super model ideal. When kids are going through puberty, they are hyper self-critical; and it is during this deveopmental phase that eating disorders may take hold. It’s important to remember that boys as well as girls might feel insecure about thier physical appearances.

Here are some tips to keep in mind when talking with your teen about body image:

  • Be honest and express any anxiety you might have about your own body.
  • Approach body shape from a wellness persepctive rather than a beauty perspective. For instance, aspire to be fit rather than skinny.
  • Encourage body neutrality, not obsessing over one’s body in self-hate or self-love.
  • Talk about social media and discuss how the reality of photos can be altered with lighting, makeup, and software.
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