Sex & Relationships

The Ultimate Guide To Quarantine Dating Lingo

From artificial cuffing season to zumping.

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At the start of 2020, you probably never thought you'd be drinking "quarantinis" while "sexually isolating" or getting "zumped" after a "turbo relationship." But here we are. In fact, so many hilarious dating terms have been created during quarantine that we deemed a dictionary necessary.


Zoom Date

(zum deɪt) noun

A video chat get-together that starts off with a lot of technical difficulties but (hopefully) ends with you and another person having a great conversation from afar.