Basic, out of date, simply uncool. A new word that has been gaining popularity on TikTok recently encompasses all these things: “cheugy.” The term, pronounced “chew-gee” with a hard “G,” refers to anything or anyone that’s behind the current trends. Here’s everything you need to know about the internet’s current buzzword.
What is the cheugy definition, and what are some examples of cheugy style?
The term is said to describe the “millennial girl-boss aesthetic.” More broadly, it represents anything that used to be cool and trendy but is now not. It is more intentional than being basic, because while “basic” implies that people are ignorant about out-of-date trends, cheugy implies that they choose to wear these older styles, knowing they’re uncool.
What constitutes as cheugy is constantly changing, but it’s basically anything that may have been considered cool for many millennials in middle school or high school that is no … Read the rest