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‘That Was a Meal!’: Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King Are a Riot as They Try to Guess Meanings of Today’s Slang

Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King are on the cover of the recent issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, where they talk about being friends for 40 years and how they’ll always be there for each other.

The best pals are also seen in a video where they’re asked to define some of today’s slang terms. King admits she wants to be up to date with those words, but Winfrey said she doesn’t care if she is or isn’t. “You can’t slang shame me,” she told everyone.

“Lit” is the first word that came up, and the two women used the accurate words of “great,” “fun” and “fantastic” to describe it. They also defined “shade,” and King used it in a sentence.

“They were throwing all sorts of shade when she walked in the room,” said the “CBS This Morning” co-host.

But neither of them knew what “snack” meant, which is a word people use when they find another person attractive.

“My favorite snack is barbecue potato chips,” King stated. “And mine is popcorn with truffles,” Winfrey followed up.

“But you’re saying someone really looks [good] like you want to eat it up because it’s attractive?” asked King.

“Okay, I didn’t know that,” Winfrey stated. “That’s good. Oh, I just had lunch with somebody who is a real snack … I’m not going to say who it is either. That was a meal.”

“He’s a whole buffet,” King stated afterwards.

King also got the term “secure the bag” correct, which means to get the money.

Other slang words they were asked to define include “shook,” and “thirst trap,” which King got right, and she also nailed the definition of “receipts.”

“I have the evidence on you,” said Winfrey’s best friend about the word.

Plus, they both defined “Thicc” correctly, then were asked about a couple of more words after that.

People seemed to get a big kick out of the clip, and they were also impressed with how much King knew.

“Their scientific explanations for each slang phrase OMG!! LMAO!!” one person wrote.

“This was too cute and funny. Gayle is super hip. Thurst Trap & Snack!! 😂😂😂😂,” wrote another.

“😂😂 Gayle did better than me and I’m in my 20s ,” a third person weighed in.

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