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On fleek

On fleek means stylish, awesome, executed perfectly. On fleek may be considered the evolution of the term on point, when used to mean someone or something stylish, awesome, executed perfectly. While on fleek appeared in the online Urban Dictionary in 2003, the term didn’t gain popularity until 2014 when Peaches Monroee posted a video describing her eyebrows as on fleek. The video went viral. Later in the year, Ariana Grande set Peaches Monroee’s words to song and various chain restaurants used the term on fleek in Twitter posts. In 2015 the word fleek was added to the Oxford English Dictionary.


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Examples

On Sunday night’s season finale, Lithonia’s Tregaye Fraser became the first metro Atlantan to win “Food Network Star,” piling on oodles of personality “on fleek,” as she said frequently on the show. (The Atlanta Journal Constitution)

A few million YouTube views later (currently 14 million-plus and counting), DeJesus found herself on a couch chatting up Ellen DeGeneres and trying to explain how she took her floor routine and put it on fleek. (The Santa Cruz Sentinel)

The Eye Candy Gentle Adhesive Eyeliner stencils aim to do exactly what they say on the tin – make your flick on fleek every time. (Cosmopolitan Magazine)

“Baby bump is on fleek,” Chyna, 28, says in one clip that showcases her tattooed tummy. (People Magazine)

Whether you’re running ads in Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or pay per click, make sure that your headlines are on fleek. (Forbes Magazine)

The game is so “on fleek” in the words of the youngsters (you’ll just have to look that phrase up in the urban dictionary) that many sports entities are joining the fun. (The Herald Argus)

So basically, science says Malcolm Turnbull’s suit is on fleek. (The Business INsider)

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