Millennial speak: A brief lexicon of the generation's slang

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Shook, shookt, shooketh: Straits Times books correspondent Olivia Ho quizzes assistant sports editor Rohit Brijnath on terms that millennials use.
Shook, on fleek and bae are just some of the terms commonly used by millennials. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
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Having a very intense, emotional reaction of shock, fear, excitement and more.

Example: "Did you see the new Game Of Thrones trailer? I'm so shook."

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