The Meaning and Usage of “Krissed”
The term “krissed” was coined to describe the trend on TikTok of ending a video with a clip of Kris Jenner dancing to “Lady Marmalade.”
The origin of the name comes from Kris Jenner, the mother of the famous Kardashian-Jenner family.
“Getting Krissed” became popular to describe sending or receiving content on TikTok that is intentionally false or misleading.
When someone says they’ve been “krissed,” it means they were tricked or pranked by watching a video that initially seems to be about something else but then suddenly cuts to a clip of Kris Jenner dancing.
Video makers are increasingly using the “Krissed” moment as a twist ending, often enticing viewers with made-up rumors or startling captions before revealing the clip of Kris Jenner.
TikTok users share their reactions to being “krissed,” expressing amusement and frustration at falling for the prank, leading to the trend’s popularity.
Other colloquial expressions such as “punched,” “hoodwinked,” “fooled,” and “tricked” are popular in other social media circles to describe the experience of being tricked or fooled.
The Origin of “Krissed”
The term “krissed” emerged within the TikTok community due to the trend where videos end with a surprise clip of Kris Jenner dancing.
It gained popularity as more and more users started incorporating the clip into their videos to create a humorous and unexpected twist.
The origins of this trend can be traced back to a resurfaced clip from a decade-old video featuring the Kardashian-Jenner family lip-syncing to “Lady Marmalade.“
However, considering the evolution of trends and memes on TikTok, we can observe how usage and the associated meaning of terms can evolve.
On TikTok, trends can quickly gain popularity and just as quickly disappear as new trends emerge.
The use of certain terms or phrases within these trends can also change.
The more people engage with the trend and use the term in captions and comments, the more it spreads within the TikTok community and outside the community.
Recognition on different social media platforms is critical for a slang or term to go viral.
If the term used is limited to only one platform or one generation type, it will eventually disappear.
The term “krissed” is primarily used and understood within TikTok, particularly among TikTok users who actively follow and participate in trends on the platform.
It is more commonly used and recognized by younger generations, particularly Gen Z.
Because TikTok is a global platform and Gen Z is making the most of it, “krissed” is now becoming popular on different media platforms, in different countries, and in different cultural subgroups.
How to Use ‘Krissed’ in Content Creation
Since the essence of “krissed” is the unexpected switch to a clip of Kris Jenner dancing, creators can use the term to create surprise moments in the content.
The audio has been used in over 20,000 TikToks, and the hashtag #krissed has more than 167 million views.
You can keep an eye on the latest trends on TikTok and identify opportunities to integrate the “krissed” concept creatively.
You can participate in popular challenges, dances, or trends and add your unique twist by including the surprise element of Kris Jenner’s clip at the end.
Along with incorporating the Kris Jenner clip, write compelling captions that play on the “krissed” term.
You can make humorous references to being “krissed” or use the term to tease or surprise your audience playfully.
Captions that spark curiosity or encourage viewers to share the content with others can increase engagement.
Here are some examples of how “krissed” have been used in TikTok.
“I got Krissed again how do I keep falling for it.”
“You just got Krissed! Watch out for yourself.”
Including slang terms like “Krissed” in your content can help your audience feel more connected.
It shows that you are up-to-date on current trends and know the words and phrases your target audience will understand.
Authentically using slang shows that you aren’t just a bystander but an engaged community member.
It piques the interest of users who are already acquainted with the term and has the potential to incite a sense of both curiosity and excitement.
This may increase the number of likes, comments, shares, and overall interaction with your posts.
While slang has its place, it must be used responsibly and respectfully in light of the situation and the intended audience.
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