What is Sheesh? A Famous Social Media Slang!
You might have heard the term ‘’Sheesh’’ all over the internet and particularly on TikTok? So, what does Sheesh mean? Here’s everything you need to know about this viral slang. This word reflects disbelief or annoyance. In essence, there is not any specific meaning of this term. This term has been in use since 1955. It is mostly used positively to express annoyance, surprise, or disbelief. Normally, you can use this term to hype a person up. This phrase is a substitute for jeez or Daaaaamn. Also, it is used as an exclamation of annoyance or surprise. Sheesh on TikTok has become an emerging trend.
What Does Sheesh Mean on TikTok?
TikTok gave this word a new life. Whether you’re bragging, cringing, or excited, “sheesh” conveys it all on TikTok! “Sheeeeesh” sounds more stretched-out and high-pitched on TikTok. Some people pronounce it as “Sheeeeeeeeze” while others “Sheeeeeeeeeee”.
Is There Any Difference Between “sheesh!” and “sheeeeesh”?
Well, it depends on the way a person pronounces this term. While showing your disbelief or disappointment, a person says ‘’Sheesh’’ quickly. But if someone is amazed by something or in a state of excitement, he says this word in high pitch and stretches the word out. All in all, the context of the situation also clears the difference between “sheesh!” and “sheeeeesh”.
History of Sheesh
There’s no denying that the term ‘’Sheesh’’ is used for bewilderment, disapproval, or disappointment. Back in February, this trend was started by the video of a frog. The term “sheesh” was also used by Kermit, the most famous frog of all time. Later on, this trend became so popular that people started using this term in their daily conversations.
What is Sheesh Pose?
Have you seen Sheesh’s pose? This term is usually accompanied by the Kermit frog videos, but recently it has also become associated with a pose. Sheesh pose is characterized by a person pointing two fingers towards his forearm. This pose was adopted by basketball players meaning “ice in my veins,” to demonstrate their ruthlessness on the court.
Interesting Facts About Sheesh
- With 431 million views, the hashtag #Sheesh currently holds the top spot.
- TikToker Kahlil Greene reveals that the sheesh pose has got its origin from the black subculture.
- This term is used to describe delicious food and is on-trend in TikTok food videos.
- There are hundreds of thousands of TikTok videos where creators are adapting this microtrend to beat the record of the ‘’world’s longest “sheeeeesh.”
- Sheesh is not limited to TikTok. It is on everyone’s radar. Many famous brands and marketers are using this term in their content to reach the targeted audiences.
- Its usage reached its peak throughout the 2010s when it was accompanied by the Sheesh pose, also known as Ice In My Veins pose.
- In early 2015, Rapper Young Thug used this term in his song “Check”.
- The Prince Family titled their music video ‘’sheesh’’ that has got more than 9.2 million views within one year.
- In another viral trend on TikTok called ‘’Sneaker Meetup Parodies,’’ the term Sheesh was used heavily to express excitement.
Since the word has been explained in Merriam Dictionary years ago, the modern usage of this term is linked with more TikTok trends. We hope now you can use this term in the right context. To learn more trendy words, stay connected with us!