What Does HELFIE Mean?

HELFIE means "Hair Selfie." A HELFIE is a photographic self-portrait featuring the hair. HELFIES are usually posted after new hair cuts or hairstyles. HELFIES are often posted on social-media networks (usually Instagram). Many popular celebrities post HELFIES to show off their new hairstyles.

Summary of Key Points

"Hair Selfie" is the most common definition for HELFIE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Hair Selfie
Type:Portmanteau Word
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for HELFIE

When I write HELFIE, I mean this:

meaning of HELFIE
HELFIE is a portmanteau word formed from "hair" and "selfie."


Examples of HELFIE in Sentences

Here is an example of HELFIE being used in a conversation:
  • Tony: I can't seem to take a good HELFIE.
  • Jordan: Go somewhere with good lighting. You need to show off your new hairstyle.

An Academic Look at HELFIE

The term HELFIE is a portmanteau word, which is the term for when two words are merged into one. (DOKE (from Diet Coke) is another example of a portmanteau word.)
The term HELFIE is an amalgam of the words "hair" and "selfie."

Evolution of the SELFIE

Here is a 3-minute video showing how the SELFIE has evolved:

Example of HELFIE Used in a Text


See Also

SELFIE (self-taken camera picture of oneself) BELFIE (self-taken camera picture of your bottom) FELFIE (self-taken camera picture of a farmer) DRELFIE (a drunken self-taken camera picture) DRONIE (a drone-taken camera picture of oneself) WELFIE (self-taken camera picture of oneself working out) SHELFIE (self-taken camera picture of a shelf) YOUIE (self-taken camera picture of someone else) USSIE (a group self-taken camera picture)