Reese Witherspoon knows how to have fun on social media! In a recent video the Hollywood icon, shared on both Instagram and TikTok, poked fun at herself for not understanding Gen Z's slang without the help of resources like Urban Dictionary, a website that offers the definitions of (and even examples of) trending and classic colloquialisms.
As an audio clip of an iPhone keyboard clicking played in the background, the Legally Blonde star pretended to be typing–or 'researching'—as an overlay of text read, "Me looking up 'Yeet' on Urban Dictionary after my kid says it for the 100th time."
As the video played out, Witherspoon looked bewildered–until she presumably discovered the word's definition and presented a more enlightened expression.
"But literally, what is it? 🤦🏼♀️," Witherspoon questioned in the caption. So, are you wondering the same? Find out what "yeet" is below!
What does 'yeet' mean?
The Urban Dictionary defines "yeet" as, "to discard an item at a high velocity", the example provided is: "Alex finishes his soda and proceeds to yeet his empty can into a trash bin."