What Does PENG Mean in a Text?

PENG means "Very Sexy, Attractive or Desirable."

PENG is a slang term used to refer to a person (of any gender) or object that is particularly sexy, attractive or desirable.

PENG is thought to be derived from the Jamaican slang word "Kushempeng." It is a slightly less exaggerated version of the term LENG.

PENG and LENG can be combined into the phrase PENG A LENG, which is used to express extreme desirability!

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When I write PENG, I mean this:

meaning of PENG

This guy is definitely PENG.

Summary of Key Points

"Very Sexy, Attractive or Desirable" is the most common definition for PENG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and X (Twitter).
Definition:Very Sexy, Attractive or Desirable
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of PENG in Sentences

Here are examples of PENG being used in conversations:
  • Sam: What do you think of my house?
  • Dan: The house is great, but your sister is PENG!
  • Becky: Like my new shoes?
  • Carol: Wow. They are so PENG! Can I have them?

An Academic Look at PENG

PENG is a slang word, thought to derive from the Jamaican slang word "Kushempeng." Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.

PENG is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a word that describes a noun). For example:
  • That girl in the red dress is totally PENG!
  • (Here, the adjective PENG modifies the noun girl.)
  • This burger is PENG man!
  • (Here, the adjective PENG modifies the noun burger.)

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said "Sexy or Attractive" or "Exceptional or Awesome" instead of using PENG.

Example of PENG Used in a Text

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