What Does Hits Different Mean?

Hits Different means "Feels More Profound or Intense Than Usual."

The phrase "hits different" is a colloquial expression used to describe an experience that feels more profound or intense than usual.

"Hits different" is often used to describe something that has a strong emotional impact or resonance, or something that feels particularly relatable or personal. For example:
  • Since we broke up, Taylor Swift's songs just hit different.
  • I hated mom's cooking when I lived at home, but now when I go to visit it just hits different.
"Hits Different" is also the title of a song on the Midnights album by American singer and songwriter Taylor Swift, released on October 21, 2022.

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meaning of Hits Different

"Hits different" is often used to describe something that has a strong emotional impact at that particular moment.

Summary of Key Points

"Feels More Profound or Intense Than Usual" is the most common definition for Hits Different on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Hits Different
Definition:Feels More Profound or Intense Than Usual
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
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An Academic Look at Hits Different

"Hits different" is a slang term. Slang is informal language that consists of words, phrases, and uses of language that are often restricted to a specific context or a particular group of users. Slang is not typically used in formal or professional settings.

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