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Posted: April 16, 2020

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.

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