In an attempt to spread joy during these trying times, here are a few Corona-Slang words and their definitions from around the world that will make you smile. Not surprisingly, many are from Australia, where the whole population loves slang.
Iso: staying in isolation due to coronavirus
Hanny: hand sanitizer
Rona/ Coro: nick names for the Coronavirus
Covidiot: someone who is not taking the Coronavirus seriously and is still living normally.
Coronapocalypse: the literal end of the world as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic
Coronaphobia: intense fear of catching the Coronavirus.
Coronophobia: fear of touching your face or surfaces in light of Coronavirus.
Trump Flu: another name for the Coronavirus used in response to someone calling the virus the “Chinese Flu”.
Coronaspeck: getting fat due to staying home to prevent the spread of Coronavirus
Corona bae: a partner to bundle up with since you don’t want to be alone in isolation.
Coronator: someone who has got sick and recovered from the Coronavirus.
Corona-uber: people who think Coronavirus is a joke and go around like an Uber spreading it.
Coronacation: being on vacation at home due to the Coronavirus.
Coronennial: the babies that will be born as a result of self-isolation and quarantines.
Quaran-teen: kids born between 2001 and 2007, who are technically teenagers during the Covid-19 quarantine period in 2020.
Coronarave: playing music and dancing around your house after you’ve drunk yourself into a Coronavirus-related stupor.
Coronavoid: empty venues and streets as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Coronatunity: an opportunity created by the Coronavirus pandemic to spend time on a house project, catch up on sleep, or do anything else you would normally not get to do.
Coronavirusing: hanging out alone in your home thinking about Coronavirus.
Post-Rona: the period after the Coronavirus pandemic will be over.
Quarantine & chill: maintaining social distancing and relaxing at home.
Zumping: breaking up with your bae via zoom due to social distancing.